What’s On for Saturday June 1 and Sunday June 2, 2013

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A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

CLUBBING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 8pm-1am. Gosport Soul Club. Large dance floor (talc allowed). Admission £5 on door.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Tech Bat and Total Barnage presents Dark by Design. A night of hard style and hard core. Admission £5. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm. Funkt*If*Ino: Residents’ Special. Funkt*If*I*No All-Star DJs. Hand Solo on live percussion. Admission free before 11pm, £5 after. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 7.30pm. Emilie Capulet (piano). Following her lunchtime concert last year, Emilie returns for a full length recital. Admission free, retiring collection.

SOUTHSEA: Salvation Army Citadel, Albert Road. 7pm. The Salvation Army USA Western Territory Staff Songsters in concert. Admission £8.

EVENTS

ALTON: Alton College, Old Odiham Road (GU34 2LX). 11am-3pm, 7pm-11pm. Alton Summer Beer Festival. (01420) 89418; altonbeerfestival.co.uk; The Railway Arms, Alton; or The Queens Head Holybourne for tickets (£7 per session).

COSHAM: St Colman’s Church Hall, Havant Road. 11am-3pm. Cactus Show. Organised by the Portsmouth and District Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society. Plants for sale. Refreshments. Admission £1, concs.

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 9am-2pm. Farmers’ Market. Sample before you buy from the people who actually produce, and taste the difference in quality whilst supporting your local farming and rural community.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Days Gone By. Transport and machinery from a bygone age. The Central Southern Vintage Agricultural Club hosts a return of this popular rally. Steam to stationary engines and crafts to animals will be on show. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-3pm. Table Top Sale. Bag a bargain at our sale. Free entry for buyers. (023) 9252 3463.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green, Haslar Road. 10am-1pm. Summer Fair. Attractions include: grand raffle, stalls, refreshments, entertainment. 07709 919 602.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10.30am-3pm. Unique Makers’ Market. Handmade art, craft and food market. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Copse Close (GU31 4DL). Garage Sale. Items on offer include a nine-person tent and other camping equipment, children’s wet suits, guitars, boys’ bikes, toys, books and more.

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Church, Lichfield Road, Copnor. 3.30pm-5.30pm. Messy Church. A fun-packed event for families, involving art and craft, games, worship and a shared meal. Everyone’s welcome, young and old! It’s all free, but children must be accompanied by an adult. stcuthbertwithstaidan.org.uk, or messychurch.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 10am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, chat, cakes and a chance to raise funds for St Faith’s Church.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s African Safari. Hunt for the wild animals of the African continent hidden in our famous gardens. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Past, Present, Future: 120 Years of The Girls’ Brigade. Covering the history of the Brigade and the local Emsworth groups. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth ... devoted to the beautiful game. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Place Beyond the Pines (15); 7pm. USA, 2012. Directed by Derek Cianfrance. Starring: Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GARDENS

LOCKS HEATH: 7, Downland Close. Midday-5pm. Plantsman’s Garden (50ft x 45ft). Packed with ideas for the ‘modest sized’ plot. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £2.50.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Fareham WMC, 8, Mill Road. The Reejacks. farehamwmc.com.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Creative Covers Band. Members £2, guests £3.

PORTSMOUTH: Druids Arms, Binstead Road. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street. 8.30pm. Dicey Riley.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. Lee Ray.

PORTSMOUTH: The Connaught Arms, Guildford Road (PO1 5EA). 8.30pm. Belel and the Beaus.

ROGATE: Village Hall, North Street. 7pm doors for 8pm. Marty Smith. Presented by Oakgate CMC. (01730) 892498.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Trevor John Trio.

SOUTHSEA: Alma Arms, Highland Road. 8.30pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. Scarlett Park. Five-piece party band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Stone Free. 70s rock band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. Midday, 2.30pm. The Incredible Book Eating Boy. A book eating diet isn’t the healthiest of habits. Presented by Bootworks Theatre. Admission £5 (one child, one adult), concs. (01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45pm, 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. Based on ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ by TS Eliot. Presented by STP Musicals. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. A Show Stopping Century of Song. The Haslemere Players’ salute to Haslemere Hall’s centenary with a spectacular celebration of musical theatre. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: Park Community Theatre, Middle Park Way (PO9 4BU). 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Masquerade – A Game of Musical Theatre. Variety show presented by Denmead Operatic Society. Admission £10. (01329) 310849, (023) 9283 8683.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm. A Viking Tale – The Story of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer. Soop Theatre weave a magical tale for brave adventurers inspired by a sweeping Icelandic folk tale. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City of Portsmouth Boys’ School, London Road, Hilsea. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Little Shop of Horrors. Musical presented by the Portsmouth Players. Admission £12. (023) 9237 0501.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert: the musical. Get ready for the ride of your life! Admission: £25-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Iris Barnes School of Dance. Admission £11-£13. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Methodist Hall, Francis Avenue (PO4 0LX). 7.30pm. Alive and Kicking. Variety show presented by the Phoenix Players. Admission £10 (inc buffet). 0845 293 9350.

TITCHFIELD: The Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. The Tempest. Shakespeare’s final play, part of Titchfield Shakespeare Festival. Admission £11. (01329) 556156.

WALKS & TALKS

FRENSHAM: meet Frensham Little Pond car park (GR SU856418). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

CONCERTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. Informal Afternoon Concert on the Museum’s Clementi Piano by Anthony Noble. To include works by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green, 3.30pm. Concert by Dolce String Quartet and Philip Hickman. Admission free, retiring collection for the music fund.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 7pm-10pm. Dancing to Larry Green. Admission £4.50.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening Bingo and Quiz in the Lounge.

FAREHAM: St Peter and St Paul Church, Osborn Road. Midday. Service of Commemoration and Wreath Laying for William Price, the founder of Price’s School. Short ceremony at his tomb in the churchyard. Organised by the Society of Old Priceans. All welcome.

GOSPORT: Gosport’s Big Day Out. A fantastic day out in Gosport with lots of activities – much of it free! Visit discovergosport.co.uk for further details, or email summerevents@gosport.gov.uk for a leaflet.

PETERSFIELD: Copse Close (GU31 4DL). Garage Sale. Items on offer include a nine-person tent and other camping equipment, children’s wet suits, guitars, boys’ bikes, toys, books and more.

PETERSFIELD: Market Square. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

PETERSFIELD: Queen Elizabeth Country Park. 10am-4pm. Classic Vehicle Show and Auto Jumble. South Hants Vehicle Preservation Society’s annual event featuring classic vehicles and autojumble stalls. www.shvps.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.

PORTSMOUTH: Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 11am-3pm. Hilsea Lido Fun Day. Various stalls, activities and much more. Fundraising event. Free entry. (023) 9266 2440, hilsea-lido.org.uk/blue-lagoon.

PORT SOLENT: On the Waterside. 11am-5pm. Craft and Artisan Market. Achance to discover unique craft and hand-made artisan objects – from exclusive jewellery to upcycled furniture.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s African Safari. Hunt for the wild animals of the African continent hidden in our famous gardens. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Salvation Army Citadel, Albert Road. 4.30pm. Praise and Celebration with The Salvation Army USA Western Territory Staff Songsters in concert. All welcome.

EXHIBITIONS

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.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Past, Present, Future: 120 Years of The Girls’ Brigade. Covering the history of the Brigade and the local Emsworth groups. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth ... devoted to the beautiful game. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

GARDENS

LOCKS HEATH: 7, Downland Close. Midday-5pm. Plantsman’s Garden (50ft x 45ft). Packed with ideas for the ‘modest sized’ plot. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £2.50.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Bull’s Head, 99, Fishbourne Road, Fishbourne. 8.15pm-11pm. Milton James Duo and Friends. Traditional jazz band. (01243) 839895.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 12.30pm-2.40pm. Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. Free admission. (023) 9266 2440, hilsea-lido.org.uk/blue-lagoon.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. John Power (Cast/The Las) Acoustic. Singer songwriter. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 2pm-6pm. Acoustic Afternoon with Herbie, Keith, Graham and gang. All welcome to listen or join in.

SOUTHSEA: Bandstand, West Battery Gardens (behind D-Day Museum), Clarence Esplanade. 1pm-4pm. Rock n Roll. Featuring: The Jive Aces. Supported by Stardust.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. The Fabulous Rachael Hawnt. (023) 9229 5195.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Jack Jones. Jazz ,swing and big band. Admission £27.50-£29.50. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet Elmore Car Park, Marine Parade East. 10am. Learn About Lee’s Historic Waterfront. Join this walk and talk on Gosport’s Big Day Out, led by John Green. Route is along Lee Promenade to the old swimming pool site, returning to Elmore Car Park. (023) 9255 1706.

MONDAY, JUNE 3

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Serenity Sanctuary, 89, Brockhurst Road (PO12 3AT). 3pm-4pm. Light (Living in Greater Health Today) Group. An informal friendly group for people experiencing CFS/ME/FM and other chronic illnesses, run by people who have experienced these challenges themselves. Admission £5. (023) 9252 1673.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-midday. New Age Kurling. Friendly competitive fun with gentle exercise. All welcome. Admission: £2.50 session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 1pm-3pm. Splashes of Colour. Five-week pastels and watercolour course. Cost £50, concs, all materials provided. (023) 9262 1860, learnportsmouth.ac.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. The Woman in Black. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert: the musical. Get ready for the ride of your life! Admission: £25-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Bridge Centre, Fratton Road. 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Eastney Seafront Walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney, returning via Eastern Parade. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

TUESDAY, JUNE 4

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Lee Nelson. Stand-up. Admission £22.50. (023) 9282 8282.

CONCERTS

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West Street. 1.05pm-1.50pm. Lunchtime Concert. Featuring the Stokes Bay Strummers. Admission free, retiring collection for Tower and Clock Appeal. (01329) 232688.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. Red Priest: Carnival of the Seasons. Admission £12-£14. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

DANCING

GOSPORT: The Club Hampshire Hall, The Anchorage, Willis Road. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Trinity Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members always welcome. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits and raffle). (023) 9255 1693.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Knit and Natter. Friendly group of beginners and experienced knitters. Just turn up and give it a go. Just £1 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 2pm, 3pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm. Guitar Lessons. For groups of up to six people for five weeks. Cost £5 a lesson. (023) 9262 1860, learnportsmouth.ac.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth ... devoted to the beautiful game. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7,30pm-11.15pm. The Kat Men. Rockabilly/Rhythm and Blues. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russells, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents ... Paul Nicholas Curtis, 7pm; Tim Park, 7.30pm; Matt McGowan, 8pm; The Beth Oliver Band, 8.30pm; The Folsom, 9pm; Matt Jarvis, 9.30pm; We Are Farmerlee, 10.30pm-11pm.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. The Woman in Black. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street.6.45pm. Ariande auf Naxos. Live via satellite from the 2013 Glyndebourne Festival. (01428) 642161 for further details.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert: the musical. Get ready for the ride of your life! Admission: £25-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church Hall, Osborn Road South (PO16 7DG). 7pm for 7.30pm start. Sceneted Plants Throughout the Year. Talk by Marcus Dancer, organised by the Solent Fuchsia Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet Elmore Car Park, Marine Parade East. 10am. Learn About Lee’s Historic Waterfront. Join this walk and talk, led by Anthony Stutchbury. Route is along Lee Promenade to the old swimming pool site, returning to Elmore Car Park. (023) 9255 1706.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Methodist Church, Castle Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth and D-Day. Talk by Peter Galvin, organised by The Portchester Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission by donation of £1 per head.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore Walk. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: meet outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime Walk. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

DANCING

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, 10 Maurepas Way (Asda car park). 7.45pm-10.15pm. WACA Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members are always welcome. (023) 9261 3409, 9271 0060.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 2pm-2.30pm. Storytime for the Under Fives. A chance to hear a wonderful story and meet new friends. Free, but no need to book, just come along! (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: 54th Scout Group Headquarters, Paignton Avenue, Baffins. 10am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, bric-a-brac, books, clothing , etc. Organised by the 54th Portsmouth Scout Group.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-midday. Arts and Crafts Group. Join in with what’s happening or bring your own project to do. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Midday. Mass and Charity Lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch – the money raised will be used to support a charity.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 110am-midday. Look Good, Feel Great. Learn how to make beauty products, enjoy relaxation and nail art on this five-week course. Cost £50, concs, all materials provided. 6pm-8pm. Fabric Embellishment. Five-week course learning about embroidery, appliqué and fabric painting. Cost £60, concs, all materials provided. (023) 9262 1860, learnportsmouth.ac.uk.

PORT SOLENT. 2pm-6pm. Vintage Renault Stopover. A chance to see some rare vintage cars as the Renault Frères Club makes its annual stopover before continuing to Le Mans.

SOUTHSEA: Florence Arms, 18, Florence Road (PO5 2NE). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Becky. 07799 850 327, solentsocialising.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth ... devoted to the beautiful game. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

FILMS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Les Miserables (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by: Tom Hooper. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Our Children (15); 7pm. Subtitled. Belgium, 2012. Directed by Joachim Lafosse. Starring: Emilie Dequenne, Tahar Rahim and Niels Arestrup. Admission £5. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GARDENS

ODIHAM: Beechenwood Farm. 2pm-5pm. Two-acre Garden. Including walled herb garden with pool, white garden and hot border, etc. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.50.

SOBERTON: Appletree House, Station Road. Midday-4pm. Small Romantic Woodland Garden. Many varieties of clematis. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £2.50.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, (PO12 2HE). 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: Martin Bennett’s Green River Jazz Band. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring The Wide Eyes.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Naked Beats. Live poetry plus music fusion. (023) 9221 0437.

SARISBURY GREEN: Royal British Legion, 366, Brook Lane. 8pm-10.30pm. The Clive New Big Band. (023) 9269 3988.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Billy Fury Years. The ultimate Billy Fury show. Admission £18, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 3pm, 8pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. The Woman in Black. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Sunshine Boys. Comedy by Neil Simon. Admission: £10, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert: the musical. Get ready for the ride of your life! Admission: £25-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BEDHAMPTON: meet Bedhampton Recreation Ground (GR SU704064). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 269253.

COSHAM: meet at King George V Playing Fields car park, Northern Road. 2pm. Lakeside, North Harbour Walk. Gentle paced walk around the private grounds of IBM. New walkers to arrive 1.45pm to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth University’s St George’s Building, St Thomas Street. 6.45pm for 7pm. The Tipner Regeneration Project. Talk by Sarah Haines, contaminated land manager at Portsmouth City Council, organised by the Portsmouth Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9283 1461, portsmouthsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Bransbury Park Community Centre, Eastney Road. 10.30am. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road, Copnor, 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton Foreshore Walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond/longer walk to Milton foreshore. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: meet outside Canoe Lake Café, St Helens Parade. 10.30am. Canoe Lake/Southsea Seafront Walk. Through the Rose Garden and Rock Garden. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

WICKHAM: meet Wickham Square. 11am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Five/six-mile circular walk in the Wickham area. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

THURSDAY, JUNE 6

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. The Phoenix Theatre Comedy Club. Admission £10, concs. (01420) 472 664.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8pm. Jack FM Comedy Network presents Jimmy McGhie. Support from Phil Wang. MC Paul McCaffrey. Admission £8. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 11.30am. Lunchtime Theatre Organ Concert. Performed by Douglas Hannah (Winchester). Admission free, retiring collection in aid of the Thorngate Building Appeal.

HORNDEAN: Blendworth Centre, Blendworth Lane (PO8 4AA). 7.30pm. Horndean Music Society Concert. Featuring Blendworth Brass Band. All welcome. Admission £7. horndeanmusicsociety.org.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Live! Featuring Matthew Blaiden (organ). Admission: £3, concs. (023) 9282 3300.

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 7.45pm. Concert of English Songs. Performed by Adrian Green (tenor) and Noel Skinner (piano). Retiring collection towards the organ fund.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.35. (023) 9226 6177.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 2pm-2.30pm. Rhymetime. Free and friendly hand clapping, toe-tapping fun for babies and toddlers aged up to two years. No need to book, just come along! (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Club for the over 55s. Different activity each week with a welcoming friendly group. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 10am-midday. Jewellery Making Course. Six-week course. Make and take home an item each week. Cost £70, concs, all materials provided. (023) 9262 1860, learnportsmouth.ac.uk.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5.30pm. Meet Second World War re-enactors. Free admission to mark the anniversary of D-Day. 11am, 20 minute talk on the making of the Overlord Embroidery; midday, 20 minute talk on Portsmouth and D-Day; 2pm-3.30pm, take a closer look at wartime maps, documents and other artefacts. (023) 9282 8068.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 9.30am-11.30am. St George’s Market. Eggs and home made preserves, honey, cards, jewellery, woodcraft, craft, cakes, and plants. Coffee and tea available. (023) 9226 4583, stgeorgesnews.org.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth ... devoted to the beautiful game. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

GARDENS

HOOK: 1, Maple Cottage, Searles Lane (off London Road, A30). 1.50pm-5pm. Third-acre Garden. Mature apple trees and shrubs, vegetable plots, small wildlife pond with named hostas, etc. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.

GIGS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Ticklin The Pickle. Live funk mayhem! Admission £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Derrin Nauendorf with special guest Hannah Robinson. Acoustic. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Tim Cheatle, 7pm; Lennon Taylor, 7.30pm; Mike Keating, 8pm; Nathalie Gunn, 8.30pm; Okcorrel, 9pm; Foxer, 9.30pm; Sidewinder, 10.15pm; Eagle & Weeks, 10.45-late. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 9pm. The Rustyn George Band.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Southsea’s Got Talent. Round Six. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Blake – Live in Concert: The 2013 UK Tour. Admission £18, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Cash Collection perform Johnny Cash at San Quentin. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. The Woman in Black. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Sunshine Boys. Comedy by Neil Simon. Admission: £10, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Third Floor Arts Centre, Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. The Sunshine Boys. Comedy by Neil Simon, presented by CCADS. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9264 9000.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert: the musical. Get ready for the ride of your life! Admission: £25-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet Scott Road car park (off Military Road by The News Centre). 10.30am. Hilsea Lines Walk. Uneven footpaths take you around ‘Foxes Forest’ with its abundance of wildlife. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm. Thunderdome. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-2.30pm. It’s A Sin. With resident DJs Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8pm. Jimmy Carr Returns. Brand new show, brand new jokes, same old Jimmy. Admission £25. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Kevin McCarthy, Phil Jerrod and George Egg. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

EVENTS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Methodist Church and Pastoral Centre, 19, High Street. (PO10 7AQ). 1pm-3.30pm. Emsworth Arts and Crafts Market. Come and browse the many arts and crafts made by local people. 07812 938 719.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Stansted Park (PO9 6DX). 10am-5pm. The Garden Show: Art, Design and The Garden. Gardening advice, plants, country foods and wines, etc. (01243) 538456, thegardenshowonline.com.

SOUTH HARTING: British Legion Hall, Church Lane. 11am-midday. Harting Village Market. Local produce and craft stalls. Home baking, cards, knitwear, jewellery, woodwork, home wares, gifts and more.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth ... devoted to the beautiful game. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Me and You (15); 7pm. Subtitled. Italy, 2013. Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Starring: Tea Falco, Jacopo Olmo Antinori and Sonia Bergamasco. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GARDENS

HOOK: 1, Maple Cottage, Searles Lane (off London Road, A30). 1.50pm-5pm. Third-acre Garden. Mature apple trees and shrubs, vegetable plots, small wildlife pond with named hostas, etc. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Munro, O’Callaghan and Titchener. Admission £12.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Jamie Smith’s Mabon. Support from Alex Clarke and Ellie Nobes (from Haslemere). Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £12. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Oasish. Tribute band. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7,30pm-11pm. Kassassin Street. Alternative rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Kitsch N D’Or Restaurant, 37, Eldon Street. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Sweet ’n’ Hot. Jazz duo (vocal and piano). (023) 9286 1519.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Rocking Colin.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. The Fliks. Eight-piece band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 8.30pm-11pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Matron. Mod covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. The Woman in Black. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. Swan Lake. As live broadcast from the Marinsky Theatre, St Petersburg. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Sunshine Boys. Comedy by Neil Simon. Admission: £10, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Third Floor Arts Centre, Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. The Sunshine Boys. Comedy by Neil Simon, presented by CCADS. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9264 9000.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5pm, 8.15pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert: the musical. Get ready for the ride of your life! Admission: £25-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: meet Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade. 10.30am. Seafront Walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

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