What’s on for Saturday, July 19, and Sunday, July 20, 2014

Jon Richardson 'Old Man'. Picture by Andy Hollingworth

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What’s on around the area this weekend

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CONCERT

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church, Osborn Road South. 7pm. Cathy Burton and Mission Aviation Fellowship. Includes presentations aout MAF’s work throughout the world. 01329 234401.

SOUTHSESA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 7.30pm. Allegri Miserere concert. Includes music by MacMillan, Bryd and Gabrieli with the Renaissance Choir. Admission: £10. (023) 9247 5259.

DANCING

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Lane. 8pm-11pm. Saturday Ballroom Dance. Admission £4. 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

COSHAM: St Philip’s Church Hall, Hawthorn Crescent. 11am-2pm. Table top sale. Refreshments available.

FAREHAM: Hill Park Memorial Working Men’s Club, Highlands Road. 8pm. Bernie Woods and The Forest Fires. Admission: £4 for members and £7 for guests.

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church Small Hall, Mengham. 9.30am. Coffee Morning. Organised by The Rowans Haying Island Support Group.

HILSEA: Hilsea Lido, London Road. 11am-12.30pm.Portsmouth Victoria Synchronised Swimming Gala. Admission: adults £2, children £1. (023) 9266 2440 or bluelagoon@hilsea-lido.org.uk.

HILSEA: Jubilee Splashpool, Hilsea Lido, London Road. 11am-6pm. For children of eight and under. Two shallow pools (no deeper than five inches). Play features and rubber safety surfaces. Toilets and baby changing facilities. Picnic tables, seats and refreshments. Free admission and free parking. (023) 9266 2440 or bluelagoon@hilsea-lido.org.uk.

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 2pm-4pm. Young Archaeologists Club. For youngsters aged eight to 16 with a different theme each month, this month: hidden archaeology at the heath (off site). Admission £3. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 10am. The Syrian Orthodox Church in Europe service.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street. 10am. Coffee morning and mini market.

PORTSMOUTH: Baffins Field, Tangiers Road. Midday. Fun Dog show. Judging starts at 1pm. Twelve classes in which to enter your dog. Money raised will go to Portsmouth Stray Dogs. Admission for the classes: £1.50. 07769 800 331.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road. midday-12.50pm. Victory Morris Day of Dance. Morris teams will display The Morris Dance. Admission is free. (023) 9283 4779.

PORT SOLENT: Boardwalk. 11am-4pm. Portsmouth Motorcycle Action Group. Trade stalls, raffles and prizes. 07789 904 964.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-4pm. Southsea food festival.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop,level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Until August 2. Art exhibition featuring paintings by ‘Belinda’ and Barbara Pearman.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’s work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-5pm. Ebb and Flow. Art exhibition to commemorate and highlight Gosport’s role in D-Day. (023) 9252 3463.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Anglican Cathedral, High Street. 10am-6pm. Philip Jackson art exhibition. Donation of £5, money will go to The Rowans Hospice. (023) 9223 7146.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 10am-5pm. Joella Wheatle’s solo exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-5pm. Lindsay Taylor’s textile exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: Vue Cinema, Gunwharf Quays. 7pm. Andre Rieu’s 2014 Maastricht Concert. Admission: £12.50. myvue.com, 08712 240 240.

GIGS

COPNOR: Harvest Home, Copnor Road. (PO 3 5AN). 9pm. The Bootlegs. (023) 9234 1665.

PORTSMOUTH: Victoria Park. Midday. Mutiny in the Park. Music festival with Pete Tong and MK. Admission: £27.50.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm. Who’s Who. Tribute band. Admission: £12. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. M27. All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: Samuels Rest, Upper Church Road. 9pm. Tangerine Tantrum. 01329 832213.

SOUTHSEA:The Bandstand, West Battery Gardens. 1pm. Saturday Bandstand. Staring handsome Dave and Off the Record Present.

SOUTHSEA: The Jolly Sailor, Clarence Parade. 8pm. GloriGloria Miller. Tribute act of Diana Ross. Admission is free. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Stated Quo. Tribute band. facebook.com/goldeneaglesouthsea.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm. Amadeus. Admission: £15. 01243 181312.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45pm and 7.45pm. Miss Julie and Black Comedy. Admission: £24. 01243 181312.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and heritage Centre, East Street. 2pm. Measure for Measure. Musical theatre production of William Shakespeare’s play. (023) 9247 2700.

PORTSMOUTH: Studio One Theatre, St Marks House, Derby Road, North End. 7.30pm. Tick Tick Boom. Musical theatre production. (023) 9269 9988.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Theatre Hall, Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane. 8pm. Memories of the Great War. Play with songs, poetry and sketches of the First World War. 01329 662128.

SWANMORE: Hill Farm House, Droxford Road. (SO32 2PY). 7.30pm. Shakespeare in the garden, Macbeth. Performed by the Open Air Drama Group. Bring your own food and drink. Proceeds will go to Ickle Pickles. Admission: adults £12, children £6. 07803 299 973.

WALKS & TALKS

HILSEA: meet at Petersfield Town station at 9.30am. Walk from Hilsea Bastion Car Park. 01730 269 253.

Tomorrow

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court. 7pm-9pm. Ballroom, Latin, sequence dancing. Admission £3.50. (023) 9235 1162.

EVENTS

EASTNEY: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 11am-3pm. Summer Fair. Includes home-made cakes, jewellery, hand-made crafts, bric-a-brac, tombola, raffle and face painting. Admission: 20p.

GOSPORT: GCA, Thorngate Hall, Bury Road. 10.30am-3.30pm. Summer Fete. Barbecue and pimms in the garden. Will also be craft stalls and live entertainment. Free entry but donations welcome. (023) 9251 0012.

HILSEA: Jubilee Splashpool, Hilsea Lido, London Road. 11am-6pm. For children of eight and under. Two shallow pools (no deeper than five inches). Play features and rubber safety surfaces. Toilets and baby changing facilities. Picnic tables, seats and refreshments. Free admission and free parking. (023) 9266 2440 or bluelagoon@hilsea-lido.org.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH:Square Tower, Broad Street. 11am-4pm. Crafts in the Tower. Art group crafts in the tower.craftsinthetower.co.uk.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Street. 10am. Oliver auditions. Children and adults can audition. E-mail Matt to register, education@groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Street. 2pm. Theatre tour. Go around the oldest theatre in Britain.Admission: adults £5, children £4. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and/or electric locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p per person for two circuits of track. portsmouthmes.co.uk.

PORT SOLENT: The Boardwalk. 11am-5pm. Waterside Market. Artisan themed stalls. (023) 9221 0606.

SOUTHAMPTON: Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Swanick Lane, Swanick. 11am-4pm. Museum with working machinery, minature train rides, traction engines and other vehicles. Ukulele Band and children’s Pan Band will also perform. Admission: £6 adults, family ticket: £15.

SOUTHSEA: The Common. 9am-2pm. Race for Life. Women only race to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Take part in a 5k or 10k race along the seafront. Admission: Adults £14.99, children £10. Registration is required, visit raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-2pm. Farmer’s Market. Sample the food and chat to the producers.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-4pm. Southsea food festival.

SOUTHSEA: The Bandstand, West Battery Gardens. 1pm-4pm. Live at the Bandstand. Indie day with Jesse Wylde and the Stallions plus The Exits, Shotaway and Popobawa. Admission is free.

SOUTHSEA: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 2.30pm. Strawberry tea and tower open afternoon followed by a concert from the Victory Band. Admission: £2. (023) 9229 3020.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop,level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Until August 2. Art exhibition featuring paintings by ‘Belinda’ and Barbara Pearman.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’s work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Anglican Cathedral, High Street. 10am-6pm. Philip Jackson art exhibition. Donation of £5, money will go to The Rowans Hospice. (023) 9223 7146.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 11am-4pm. Crafts in the Tower. A monthly exhibition of original artwork by selected local artists, designers and makers. Painting, print making, collage, ceramics, origami, glass work, wood turning, textiles and jewellery. craftsinthetower.com.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 10am-5pm. Joella Wheatle’s solo exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-5pm. Lindsay Taylor’s textile exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: Vue Cinema, Gunwharf Quays. 7pm. Monty Python Live. Admission: £10. myvue.com, 08712 240 240.

GARDENS

BRAMDEAN: Bramdean House. 2pm-4.30pm. Five-acre Plantsman’s Garden on chalk. Mirror image herbaceous borders and large collection of sweet peas, plus new arboretum. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £5.

GIGS

COPNOR: Harvest Home, Copnor Road. (PO 3 5AN). 6pm. White Rabbit Saloon. (023) 9234 1665.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 4pm.Soul and Motown from Gary Buck. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH:The Cellars at Eastney, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Chuck Prophet and Stephanie Finch. Admission: £13 in advance, £15 on the door. (023) 9282 6249.

SOUTHSEA: The Bandstand, west Battery Gardens. 1pm-4pm. Live at the Bandstand. Indie day with Jesse Wylde, Stallions, the Exits, Shotaway and Popobawa.

SOUTHSEA: The Jolly Sailor, Clarence Parade. 6pm. The Kings of Swing Frank and Dean. Free entry. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA:Drift Bar, Palmerston Road. 7pm. Six and Sevens, Angry Joe, Kempers, Roy Peplow and Claire and the Uke. Admission: £4. (023) 9235 6255.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8pm. Claude Bourbon. Medieval Spanish Blues. facebook.com/goldeneaglesouthsea.

WALKS & TALKS

ISLE OF WIGHT: meet at Harbour, 9.15am. Take the Fastcat to Ryde. Linear walk via Seaview and Brading. Six miles. Organised by CHA Walking Club. (023) 9225 4289.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 2.30pm. Old Town Guided Walk. Tickets from Visitor Information Centres. Adults: £3. (023) 9282 6722.

SOUTHSEA: Highland Road Cemetery. Midday-4pm. Tour and Information Day. Chapel opens midday-4pm, with more than 600 displays, admission free. Guided tours from 2pm-4pm, £3 pp. (023) 9266 8657.