What’s on for Saturday, June 14, and Sunday, June 15, 2014

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CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: Grosvenor Casino, Gunwharf Quays. 9.45pm. ’80s revival, disco and band night. Evening with the resident DJ. Free drink for people in ’80s costume Admission: £5. (023) 9273 2277.

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 7.30pm. The Gemini Consort. Solos, duets, trios for voices and piano. Admission free, retiring collection. (023) 9247 5259, (01730) 261199.

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

EVENTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. 10.30am-4.30pm. Family Day. Live music from Madding Crowd in the museum gardens. Free with museum admission – £7.50, conc. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

DRAYTON: Drayton United Church, Havant Road. 10.30am-midday. Coffee Morning and Plant Sale. Event is run by the church’s plant sale team. Good quality flowers available. (023) 9237 7644.

EMSWORTH: South Street car park. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 9am-3pm. Gardeners’ Fair. Around 20 local horticultural business and community groups will sell and showcase everything you might need to enhance your garden this year.

FAREHAM: Hill Park Memorial Working Men’s Club, Highlands Road. (PO15 6JD). 11pm. England versus Italy, World Cup screening. 01329 280782.

GOSPORT: HMS Sultan. 10am. HMS Sultan Summer Show. Lots of displays and family activities. will include displays from monster trucks, Chariots of Fire and the Rose and Thistle pipes and drums band. Admission: £7.50. (023) 9258 1059.

GOSPORT: Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way (PO12 4DS). 11am-3pm. Fort Brockhurst Open Day. Explore this vast Victorian fort and learn its military/social history. Activities for children include handling artefacts, colouring, Victorian schoolroom, feed the ducks, etc. (023) 9258 1059.

HAYLING ISLAND: South Hayling United Reform Church, Hollow Lane. (PO11 9EY). 10am-12pm. Coffee morning and table top sale. Event is in aid of The Stubbington Ark Animal Shelter RSPCA Solent Branch.

PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, Historic Dockyard. 10am-5.30pm. Model boat weekend. A display of various model boats with the opportunity to meet group members of Surface Warships Association. Admission free with a Historic Dockyard attraction ticket. (023) 9289 3338.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 10.30am. Morning of refreshments and competition to raise some funds.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road. 1.30pm-4.30pm. Introduction to traditional artists’ prints. Rosalinda Hardiman will provide an introductory class to learn about the range of prints made by artists. Admission: £15. Booking is required, please call (023) 9283 4744.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 2pm-4pm. Afternoon Teas. Admission: £16. Minimum 48-hours notice required. (023) 9277 8080.

SOUTHSEA: Castle Field, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-5pm. It’s A Knockout Teams battle it out to be crowned champion. Refreshments available. In aid of Headway Portsmouth and South East Hampshire. Admission: £150 per team, up to 10 members. (023) 9281 4875.

SOUTHSEA: Albert Road. Midday-4pm. Daisy Chain Festival. Performers, Kid’s activities, music, exhibitions, street art, film and gerdening workshops.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2pm. Theatre Tour. A guided tour of this Grade II listed building, including areas which the public never normally see. Admission: £6. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

SOUTHSEA: The Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm.England versus Italy in theWorld Cup. (023) 9286 3911.

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: Emsworth Museum, North Street. (PO10 7DD). 10.30am-4.30pm. D-Day for Emsworth and its people. Emsworth resident Bob Duncan has organised an exhibition on the effects of the war and build-up to D-Day on people of Emsworth. 01243 378091.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Community Centre, Westbourne Road. 2pm-6pm. D-Day commemoration exhibition. Will include special tapestry, war-time bicycle, propaganda, posters, caricatures, badges and medals. 01243 378742.

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.

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.

GOSPORT: Driftwood Studio and Gallery, North Meadow, Royal Clarence Yard, Weevil Lane. (PO12 1BP). 11am-4pm. Marine Art Exhibition. Exhibition by Hampshire marine artist Colin M Baxter with watercolours, oils, chartworks and driftwood art.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre. 10am-4pm. Jewellers’ showcase. See and buy British craftmanship. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf. 10am-6pm. Second World War exhibition. Admission: £8.95 adults, £6.95 children. (023) 9285 7520.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Tricorn: Controversy in Concrete ... recollections of the Brutalist structure 10 years after demolition. 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. Joella Wheatle’s solo exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-5pm. Ginny Top. Art exhibition from Ginny Top, an MA graduate who won an award from the gallery in 2012. (023) 9277 8080.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Boathouse No.7, Historic Dockyard, Gunwharf. 4pm-5.30pm and 7pm-9pm.New Designers Show. This event is part of the Southsea Fashion Week. Admission: £3 from eventbrite.com.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Westbourne Social Club, River Street, Westbourne. 8.30pm. Red Hot Rod.

PORTSMOUTH: The Druid Arms, Binsteed Road. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes, 50s and 60s songs. (023) 9266 6141.

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

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

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

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Power of Three. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners, St Mary Street. 7.30pm. Maybe Neverland Die. DIY Tour with special guests.Admission£5. (023) 8022 5612.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. The Knicker Lady. Sell-out comical stage production. Admission: £12.(01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. (PO19 6AP). 2.45pm and 7.45pm. Pressure. Admission: £18-£22. cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborne Road. 7.30pm. More Trouble at Fawlty Towers. Play by John Cheese and Connie Booth. Admission:0 £13, conc. 01329 231942.

PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 2.45pm. Tender Loving Care. Production to commemorate the anniversary of D-Day. Admission £12. (023) 9264 6477.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Street. 8pm. ‘If’ . Production based on the life of Rudyard Kipling a popular early 20th century writer. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Dirty Dancing. Admission £19.50-£48.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. House of Burlesque. Alternative and burlesque night hosted by Joe Black, featuring The Boy with Tape on his Face, Lili La Scala, Cherry Shakewell and Coco Deville. Admission: £15.50. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Volpone. Volpone, an elderly Venetian, connives with his money-crazed servant to convince his greedy friends that he is dying in order to be named an heir. Admission: £8-£11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

TOMORROW

CONCERT

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 4pm. Zephyr Wind Quintet. Admission free but there will be a retiring collection.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 11.30am, 1pm, 3pm. Gun Firings: six-pounder cannon from Waterloo. Join uniformed gun crews from Ubique Right of the Line for specialist commentaries, firings and the chance to interact with the crew. (023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: HMS Sultan. 10am. HMS Sultan Summer Show. Lots of displays and family activities. will include displays from monster trucks to Chariots of Fire and the Rose and Thistle pipes and drums band. Admission: £7.50. (023) 9258 1059.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 2pm-4pm. Afternoon Teas. Have either a traditional or savoury afternoon tea. Admission: £16. Minimum 48-hours notice required. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, Historic Dockyard. 10am-5.30pm. Model Boat weekend. A display of various model boats with the opportunity to meet group members of Surface Warships Association. Admission free with a Historic Dockyard attraction ticket. (023) 9289 3338.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, High Street. 10.30am. Annual City service. info@portsmouthcathedral.org.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, High Street. 11.45am-4pm. Summer Fair. Egyptian dance group, Ukulele Ladies, choirs, singing, music, barbecue and other refreshments. info@portsmouthcathedral.org.

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: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. All About The Song. Search for the region’s greatest singer-songwriter. Admission: £2. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORT SOLENT: The Boardwalk. 11am-5pm.Waterside Market. Craft and artisan-themed stalls.

SOUTHAMPTON: Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Swanick Lane, Swanwick. 11am-4pm. Country Fair. Craft and gift stalls and Morris Minors – a country and western singer. Admission: £6 adults, family ticket: £15.

SOUTHSEA: Castle Field, Clarence Esplanade. 9.30am-5.30pm. Family Fun Day. Father’s Day family fun day with challenges and activities. Refreshments available.

SOUTHSEA: Castle Field, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-4pm.Soldiers at Southsea Castle. 18th century soldiers will be performing rifle displays. (023) 9282 6722.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

SOUTHSEA: The Bandstand, West Battery Gardens. 1pm-4pm. Live at the Bandstand. Rat Pack Frank and Dean plus support acts. Admission is free.

SWANWICK: Bursledon Brickworks Museum, Swanwick Lane (SO31 7HB). 11am-4pm. Country Fair – Gala Day. Animals, rural crafts and activities for children. Admission: £6, conc. Call (01489) 576248, bursledonbrickworks.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: Emsworth Museum, North Street. (PO10 7DD). 2.30pm-4.30pm. D-Day for Emsworth and its people. Emsworth resident Bob Duncan has organised an exhibition on the effects of the war and build-up to D-Day people of Emsworth. 01243 378091.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Community Centre, Westbourne Road. 2pm-6pm. D-Day commemoration exhibition. Will include special tapestry, war-time bicycle, propaganda, posters, caricatures, badges and medals. 01243 378742.

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: Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf. 10am-6pm. Second World War exhibition. Admission: £8.95 adults, £6.95 children. (023) 9285 7520.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Tricorn: Controversy in Concrete ... recollections of the Brutalist structure 10 years after demolition. 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. Joella Wheatle’s solo exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-5pm. Ginny Top. Art exhibition from Ginny Top, an MA graduate who won an award from the gallery in 2012. (023) 9277 8080.

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

GARDENS

BRAMDEAN: Bramdean House. 2pm-4.30pm. Five-acre plantsman’s garden on chalk. Admission £5.

HURSLEY: Merdon Manor. 2pm-6pm. Famous water garden with a collection of aquatic and bog plants. Admission: £4.

WINCHESTER: Crawley Gardens 2pm-6pm. Small village with thatched houses and three varied gardens. Admission: £6.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 2pm-6pm. The men from Montgomery. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Mermaid, New Road. 3pm-7pm. Father’s Day Concert. (023) 9261 5119.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Vic, St Pauls Road. (PO5 4AQ). 8pm. Father’s Day concert. (023) 9229 7013.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. midday. Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School presents Carnival. Admission: £8. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 1pm-4pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners, St Mary Street. 7pm. The Hoosiers. Indie pop. Admission £10. (023) 8022 5612.

WALKS & TALKS

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre. 1030am-4.30pm. British Composers and the First World War. Admission: £25. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: meet at D-Day Museum. 2.30pm. D-Day Guided walk. Ticket from visitor information centre. Admission: £3. (023) 9282 6722.

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

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