What’s on for Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6, 2014

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A round-up of what’s on around the area this weekend

TODAY

CONCERTS

DENMEAD: All Saints’ Church. 7.30pm. Concert by the International Harp Ensemble. This 25-piece harp ensemble plays light classical, Celtic repertoire, romantic pieces, jazz and popular music. £10.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring Helen Morris (piano). Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: non-members £7 on door. (023) 9282 0317, portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 7.30pm. Concert by The Rosemary Consort. Mozart clarinet quintet; Francaix divertissement and other works for chamber ensemble. £15/£10 via 01730 261199. Proceeds to Cecily’s Fund.

PORTSMOUTH: Buffs Club, New Road. 8.30pm until late. Kenny Mayes with music from the 1950s and ‘60s.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: Victory School of Dance, Hamilton Road. (PO6 4QE). 7.30pm. Urban Line Dance Monthly Disco. Line dance disco open to all levels, everyone welcome. Admission: £5. 01329 315644.

EVENTS

BUCKLAND: Play Park Centre, Malins Road, Portsmouth. 11am-4pm. Strawberry Fair. Arena events including demonstrations of dance, plus games, BBQ, cakes, raffle and bouncy castle.

LANDPORT: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Portsmouth. 10am. British Orthodox Service. Join the British Orthodox community in Portsmouth for its monthly service in St Faith’s. (023) 9282 2687.

MILTON: Christ Church Milton United Reformed Church, Milton Road, Portsmouth (opposite Esso filling station). 10am-4pm. The church and the Bransbury Art Group art and flower festival. Free entry. Tea and coffee available.

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.

FAREHAM: West Street. 9am-2pm. Farmers’ market. Up to 40 local producers selling the best of their produce. A craft and gift fair will run alongside.

PORTSMOUTH:Commercial Road. 10am-3pm. Kitchen Theatre.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-4pm. Love Southsea Market.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 10.30am. Theatre Tour. A guided tour of this Grade II listed building, including areas which the public never normally get the chance to see. Admission: £6. Call (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street, Portsmouth. 7pm. Dance show with live music. An event bringing belly dance and hand drumming together. An array of dancers will perform with a collection of drumming groups to rhythms from around the globe.

SOUTHSEA: Castle Field, Clarence Esplanade. 11am. Dog show and summer fair. In aid of Asthma, Allergy and Inflammation Research. Admission: £2.50 per dog. Call (023) 9281 4875 or alternatively visit linkedupfundraising.co.uk.

WESTBOURNE: Field opposite The Cricketers pub (PO10 8TE). 2.30pm. Fun dog show in aid of Help for Heroes. £1 per class including Fastest Sausage Eater. Refreshments and music at the pub.

EXHIBITIONS

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.

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by The Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’ work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. (023) 9271 0060.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Pompey 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. 11am-5pm. Lindsay Taylor’s textile exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

GIGS

ROGATE: Village Hall, North Street. 7pm doors for 8pm. Mick Denver. Presented by Oakgate Country Music Club. (01730) 892498.

HAVANT: The Curlew, Petersfield Road. 9pm. Symerim Kings, seven piece instrumental band. Admission free, call (023) 9248 4502.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. Doors midday. Gland Rock in aid of the Feel Yourself Campaign featuring The Telescopes, Playlounge, AKDK, Curxes, Is Bliss and more TBA. Tickets £10. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Showaddywaddy. Celebrating their 40th anniversary. Hits include Under The Moon of Love, Three Steps to Heaven and Hey Rock & Roll.Tickets £16.50-£19.50. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Doghouse. Rock/party band. (023)

STAGE

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum Gardens, Museum Road. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. King Lear starring Joseph Marcell. Admission: £18. Call (023) 9284 3793 or visit newtheatreroyal.com.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield station. 9.30am. Petersfield Ramblers Club. A 7.5-mile walk from Jubilee Hall Car Park, Crouch Lane, Horndean. Starts at 10am, but carsleave the station at 9.30am.

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CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church. 3.30pm. Teatme concert with St Mary’s Church choir, Portsmouth.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 7-10pm. 50-50 dance. £4.50.

EVENTS

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.

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.
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.


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

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Lord Raglan, Queen Street. 9pm. Splitscreen Radio.

PURBROOK: The Woodman, London Road. 9pm. Stolen.