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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 29

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Resonse presents Femi B. A night of underground house. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm-2am. Champagne Justice DJs. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

DENMEAD: All Saints Church, Hambledon Road. 7.30pm. Highbury Area Band in concert. Programme includes classical, popular, marches, film themes and music from the shows. Admission £6, concs.

HAVANT: Havant Spiritualist Church, Brockhampton Lane. 10am-midday. Coffee Morning and Mini Readings.

HAYLING ISLAND: St Peter’s Church, St Peter’s Road, Northney (PO11 0RT). 7.30pm. Cantemus Choir’s Summer Concert. Featuring Mozart’s Coronation Mass, Moeran Songs of Springtime, Les Miserables Choral Medley, songs and organ solos. Admission £8 on door or in advance. (023) 9246 3531, cantemushavant.moonfruit.com.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 7.30pm. The Hampshire Police Male Voice Choir in concert. In aid of Age Concern. Admission £9. (01730) 261199.

PETERSFIELD: The Quad, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. The Summer Concert. In the principal musical event of the summer term, concerto performances and varied works for choir, orchestras and concert band exemplify a wide-range of the school’s music-making. Free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, Copnor (PO3 5XT). 8pm-11pm. Saturday Ballroom Dance. Plus some sequence dancing. BYO, no wet bar. Admission: £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 10am-4pm. Family Fun Day and Dog Show. The fun day marks the start of the 15 day Whitehill & Bordon Arts Festival! (01420) 472 664.

FAREHAM: Catisfield Memorial Hall, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 1pm-4pm. Catisfield Horticultural Society Summer Show. Many different classes in sections such as: flowers, vegetables, fruit, floral art, children’s, craft & home produce, plus the ‘top tray’ & ‘top vase’ classes. Visitors and new members welcome. (01329) 312269 or catisfield.com/CHS.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Romany Days. A family event with a taste of Romany life. Look inside a wagon, enjoy the music and dancing. Find out about the heritage of Romany Gypsies in Surrey. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

HAVANT: Fairfield Infant School, Fairfield Road. 2pm-4pm. Strawberry Fayre. Strawberries and cream, fun and games, including a bouncy castle, lots of stalls and a fancy dress parade. All proceeds going towards school projects.

HAVANT: St Joseph’s Church Hall and Grounds, West Street. Midday-3pm. Car Boot Sale and Summer Fair. Bargains galore. Refreshments on site. Variety of stalls and games. Fun for all. Cars £6; vans £8 (gates open 11am). Admission 20p. (023) 9248 4520, rchavant.org.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Island Community Centre, Hayling Park, Station Road. 1.30pm disabled, 2pm, general public. Hayling Island Horticultural Society Early Summer Show: Roses and Sweet Peas. Plus much more to see and enjoy. Not forgetting afternoon teas with home made cakes. haylingislandhorticulturalsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Beam Engine House, Henderson Road, Eastney. 1pm-5pm. Eastney Beam Engine House Open Day. See the magnificent Boulton and Watt Beam Engine in its original site. Admission free. (023) 9282 7261.

PORTSMOUTH: Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Armed Forces Weekend. HMS Defender and HMS Westminster open to the public, 10am-4pm; The National Museum of the Royal Navy celebrate the British armed forces from Tudor times to the present day, 11.30am-4.30pm; HMS Victory Arena will see variety of military vehicles and people dressed in 1940s style, 11.30am-4.30pm; The Mast Pond in front of Action Stations will be the scene for live fire fighting demonstrations, from 10.30am; Challenge the Navy on the climbing wall, take on the Marines in Laser Quest, tie yourself in knots meeting the armed forces, from 10.30am; Gills and Gulls, street theatre performances from Tinder Theatre, 11.30am-3pm. historicdockyard.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Vicarage Garden, Lichfield Road, Copnor. Midday-4pm. Strawberry Fair. Stalls, sideshows, children’s activities and refreshments. Geoffrey the Giraffe will be in attendance. Admission 50p.SOBERTON: St Peter’s Church Green. 2pm. Soberton Church Fete. Stalls and games, including plants, books, toys, pony rides, tug of war, coconut shy and grand draw. Entrance £1, under-12s free. (01489) 877712.

SOUTHSEA: Art Space, 27, Brougham Road (PO5 4PA). 1.30pm-4.30pm. Open Studios. You are invited to tour the 31 studios and talk to the artists as part of Portsmouth Festivities 2013. artspace.co.uk.

WECOCK: Wecock Recreation Ground, Hobby Close, Hart Plain. Midday-4pm. Acorn Summer Fair. With a variety of arena events including martial arts, cheerleaders, dance group and puppets, as well as numerous stalls and side shows. Refreshments available. Organised by the Acorn Centre. (023) 9225 8423.

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. Thanks for the Memories: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Westbourne Primary School. Each class investigated a different decade in its history. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Harbour View. Hampshire marine artist Colin M Baxter returns with his new exhibition featuring new watercolours, oils and drawings inspired by the many ships and yachts visiting Portsmouth Harbour. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Green in front of Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 10am-4pm. Lee-on-the-Solent Art Group Exhibition. (023) 9255 0581.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Zodiac Gallery, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10am-4pm. Spice Island Artist Exhibition, Portsmouth Festivities. Come and view pieces by winners of the Portsmouth Festivities Spice Island Art Trail. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Great Gatsby (PG); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Baz Luhrmann. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GARDENS

EAST WORLDHAM: Village. 2pm-6pm. East Worldham Gardens: East Worldham Manor, Selborne and Wyck House will be open. Teas and cream teas in aid of East Worldham Church available in the village hall. Combined entry, £5.

SOUTHSEA: The Garden at Art Space, 27, Brougham Road (PO5 4PA). 1.30pm-4.30pm. Open Garden. Includes refreshments and plant sales. artspace.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Slim Jim Wildcards. Plus DJ Zodiac 59.

FAREHAM: Fareham WMC, 8, Mill Road. Craig Jeffeson is Elvis Presley. farehamwmc.com.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 7.30pm. The Singing Farmer. John Kirkpatrick will be presenting ‘The Victorian Farmer’s Year in Song’. Admission £10, concs. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. The Forest Folk Song and Ale Weekend. (023) 9226 4288 info@forestfolk.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Front Bar, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm. King Rola. Blues. (023) 9221 0437.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street. 8.30pm. Dean and Nancy.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. Butterfly Collective.

PORTSMOUTH: Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-late. King Rollo. Acoustic blues. Admission free. (023) 9221 0437.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Skunk Funk. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Sweet Memories Record Shop, 101, Fratton Road (PO1 5AH). 1pm-6pm. The Secret Garden Acoustic Gig. Luke and Sasha, 1pm; Jericho Hill, 1.30pm; Nial Kingston, 1.45pm; White Wolf Wandering, 2.15pm; Alfie Horne, 2.45pm; Shores, 3.15pm; Jerry Williams, 3.45pm; The Folsom, 4.15pm; Tuci, 5.15pm. (023) 9283 7730.

PORTSMOUTH: The Bus Club, New Road, Copnor. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Wickid Grin.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. Frank and Dean’s Sunday Set. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: King Street Tavern, 70, King Street. Chris Ricketts. Shanty and folk singer. thekingstreettavern.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Blackout. Two year party night. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Kodiak Jack Single Launch Party. Featuring special guests: Ne Device and Set Your Sales. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45pm, 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. Here Comes the Sun: Ashcroft Summer Showcase. A celebration of the summer solstice. Expect ritual, celebration and loads of summer tunes. Admission £5. (01329) 223100.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Footloose: the musical. Dancing is not a crime! Admission: £13.50-£20. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Gondoliers. Presented by Havant Light Opera. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Presented by Hayling Island Young Actors. Admission £5, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

LIPHOOK: Millennium Hall, 2-10, Ontario Way. 3pm. Liphook Academy of Dance Summer Show. Children aged from three to 16 performing ballet, tap and street dance.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Craig Revel Horwood’s Strictly Confidential. Starring Natalie Lowe, Artem Chigvintsev, Lisa Riley and Ian Waite Admission: £28-£42. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The House of Burlesque. The decadent and delightful House of Burlesque returns once more, with host Joe Black. Admission £12-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Beguiled by Betjeman. A talented duo perform John Betjeman’s poetry , with all it’s quirky style and eloquence. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

TITCHFIELD: The Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Comedy, thought to be Shakespeare’s earliest surviving play, part of Titchfield Shakespeare Festival. Admission £11. (01329) 556156.

WALKS & TALKS

ALTON: Parish Hall, Chawton. 2pm. Jane Austen’s Tricks. Professor John Mullen will talk about exploring a new aspect to Jane’s work. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

SOUTH HARTING/LAVANT: meet Chilgrove (GR SU829145). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, JUNE 30

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. ‘The Magic of the Violin’ and Schubert’s Cello Quintet with Elena Davydova and Oxana Dodon (violins), Stephen Norris (piano), Martin Cannings (viola), Chris Cooper and Patrick Greenlees (cellos). Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.

DANCING

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 3pm-6.30pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club Summer Tea Dance. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3.50 (tea included). (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.

EVENTS

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

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Romany Days. A family event with a taste of Romany life. Look inside a wagon, enjoy the music and dancing. Find out about the heritage of Romany Gypsies in Surrey. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

GOSPORT: Elson Junior School, Exmouth Road. 10.30am-midday. Juniors Nearly New Sale. Top quality clothes, toys and games.

PORTSMOUTH: Beam Engine House, Henderson Road, Eastney. 1pm-5pm. Eastney Beam Engine House Open Day. See the magnificent Boulton and Watt Beam Engine in its original site. Admission free. (023) 9282 7261.

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: Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Armed Forces Weekend. HMS Defender and HMS Westminster open to the public, 10am-4pm; The National Museum of the Royal Navy celebrate the British armed forces from Tudor times to the present day, 11.30am-4.30pm; HMS Victory Arena will see variety of military vehicles and people dressed in 1940s style, 11.30am-4.30pm; The Mast Pond in front of Action Stations will be the scene for live fire fighting demonstrations, from 10.30am; Challenge the Navy on the climbing wall, take on the Marines in Laser Quest, tie yourself in knots meeting the armed forces, from 10.30am; Gills and Gulls, street theatre performances from Tinder Theatre, 11.30am-3pm. historicdockyard.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 10am. The Syrian Orthodox Church in Europe Service. The Syrian Orthodox Church in Europe Community meet for the Liturgy.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 11am-4.30pm. Regency-style Costume Making Workshop. Bringing history to life. Tickets include morning coffee, light buffet lunch and afternoon tea. Limited places, pre-booking essential. Admission £10. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Art Space, 27, Brougham Road (PO5 4PA). 1.30pm-4.30pm. Open Studios. You are invited to tour the 31 studios and talk to the artists as part of Portsmouth Festivities 2013. artspace.co.uk.

WINCHESTER: Middlebrook Street and car park. 9am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

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. Thanks for the Memories: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Westbourne Primary School. Each class investigated a different decade in its history. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

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

EAST WORLDHAM: Village. 2pm-6pm. East Worldham Gardens: East Worldham Manor, Selborne and Wyck House will be open. Teas and cream teas in aid of East Worldham Church available in the village hall. Combined entry, £5.

SOUTHSEA: The Garden at Art Space, 27, Brougham Road (PO5 4PA). 1.30pm-4.30pm. Open Garden. Includes refreshments and plant sales. artspace.co.uk.

WIDLEY: 72, The Dale (PO7 5DE). 11am-5pm. Open Gardens. Seven varied and interesting gardens in The Brow and The Dale, forming a short and easy circular walk. Admission £5 includes entry to all seven gardens and also tea and cake. All proceeds go to The Rowans. (023) 9237 6148.

GIGS

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. The Forest Folk Song and Ale Weekend. (023) 9226 4288 info@forestfolk.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, 104, Locksway Road, Milton. 6pm-9pm. Mojo Dollar. Playing 60s Mod, Beat and Soul.

PORTSMOUTH: The Gun Room, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8pm. Tongues & Grooves. Unmissable! Project Adorno (vocals, guitar, keyboard, megaphone and moves!). In partnership with Portsmouth Festivities. Admission £3/£4. tongues-and-grooves.org.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. Disco/Funk. Featuring: Freestyle Funk Collective. Supported by Le Freak.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Alley Cats Open Mic Night. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

LIPHOOK: Millennium Hall, 2-10, Ontario Way. 2pm, 3.30pm. Liphook Academy of Dance Summer Show. Children aged from three to 16 performing ballet, tap and street dance.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 3.30pm. Dance With Me Tonight. Presented by Alverstoke School of Dance and Musical Theatre. Admission £10.50-£12.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet at The Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore Walk. A brisk walk over uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. 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.

MONDAY, JULY 1

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. Admission £2.50. (023) 9271 0060.

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

EVENTS

PETERSFIELD: Winton House, High Street. 10.30am-12.30pm. JCPF Phoenix Centre Healing Clinic. Donation only. (023) 9269 3169.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-11.45am. JCPF Spiritual Healing Monday Clinic. Donation only. 7.15pm. Tarot for Beginners. With Tim Brooks. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

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.

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.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Harbour View. Hampshire marine artist Colin M Baxter returns with his new exhibition featuring new watercolours, oils and drawings inspired by the many ships and yachts visiting Portsmouth Harbour. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Zodiac Gallery, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9am-6pm. Spice Island Artist Exhibition, Portsmouth Festivities. Come and view pieces by winners of the Portsmouth Festivities Spice Island Art Trail. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: The Venue, Spur Road (PO19 8PR). 7.30pm. Chichester Country Music Club Irish Concert. Featuring: Declan Nerney. Admission: £10. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Lip Service. Plus: Zenthetix and Pirates of Panama. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Dreamboats and Petticoats. Featuring some of the greatest hit songs of the Rock n Roll era. Admission £24-£29. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: The Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Comedy, thought to be Shakespeare’s earliest surviving play, part of Titchfield Shakespeare Festival. Admission £9. (01329) 556156.

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, JULY 2

CONCERTS

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West Street. 1.05pm-1.50pm. Lunchtime Concert. Featuring Karen Taylor and Friends with music for saxophone and piano. Admission free, retiring collection for Tower and Clock Appeal. (01329) 232688.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

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). 2pm-4pm. Knit and Natter. Friendly group of beginners and experienced knitters. Just turn up and give it a go. Just £1.50 for the afternoon. (023) 9278 0500.

SOUTHSEA: House of Bethany, 7, Nelson Road. 11am-3pm. Quiet Day. Led by the Rev Mary Tillman. Timed to suit those with disabilities. Please bring a packed lunch, drinks and tea provided. Admission: £6. Please let the Sisters know if you want to attend on 023-9283 3498 or ssb@sistersofbethany.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.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Harbour View. Hampshire marine artist Colin M Baxter returns with his new exhibition featuring new watercolours, oils and drawings inspired by the many ships and yachts visiting Portsmouth Harbour. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Zodiac Gallery, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9am-6pm. Spice Island Artist Exhibition, Portsmouth Festivities. Come and view pieces by winners of the Portsmouth Festivities Spice Island Art Trail. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge at The RMA. Acoustic showcase night. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents ... Glen Malo, 7pm; Ryan James, 7.30pm; Mike Keating, 8pm; Eloise Keating, 8.30pm; Benny Lane, 9pm; James Tippins, 9.30pm; Guilded Youth, 10pm; Lauren Halliday, 10.30pm. vinylrecords.co.uk/gigguide.txt.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. 84 Charing Cross Road. Play presented by HumDrum. Admission £0, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Dreamboats and Petticoats. Featuring some of the greatest hit songs of the Rock n Roll era. Admission £24-£29. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: The Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Comedy, thought to be Shakespeare’s earliest surviving play, part of Titchfield Shakespeare Festival. Admission £9. (01329) 556156.

WALKS & TALKS

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, JULY 3

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Main Entrance, Locksway Road. 8pm-10.15pm. Wednesday Ballroom Club. Come and enjoy some social ballroom dancing, ideal for couples. Admission £3. (023) 9307 7368.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.

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: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.30pm. JCPF Mediumship and Healing Demonstrations. Admission £5 pp. (023) 9238 6528.

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 each 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.

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 Martin. 07906 670 262, 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.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Harbour View. Hampshire marine artist Colin M Baxter returns with his new exhibition featuring new watercolours, oils and drawings inspired by the many ships and yachts visiting Portsmouth Harbour. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Zodiac Gallery, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9am-6pm. Spice Island Artist Exhibition, Portsmouth Festivities. Come and view pieces by winners of the Portsmouth Festivities Spice Island Art Trail. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Star Trek Into Darkness (12A); 8pm. Directed by JJ Abrams. Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Cloud Atlas (15); 1.45pm. Directed by: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski. Starring: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry and Hugo Weaving. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, (PO12 2HE). 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: The Millennium Eagle Jazz Band. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring TheMen with Strong Arms.

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: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. City Skies ep launch. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 3pm, 8pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. 84 Charing Cross Road. Play presented by HumDrum. Admission £0, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Dreamboats and Petticoats. Featuring some of the greatest hit songs of the Rock n Roll era. Admission £24-£29. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: The Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Comedy, thought to be Shakespeare’s earliest surviving play, part of Titchfield Shakespeare Festival. Admission £9. (01329) 556156.

WALKS & TALKS

CHICHESTER: meet Bulls Head Public House, Fishbourne. 10.55am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Five/six-mile linear walk to Chichester Marina via Dell Quay Boatyard. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

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.

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church Hall, Osborn Road South (PO16 7DG). 7pm for 7.30pm start. Showing Tips: a trio of talks. Mary: Final Preparations for the Show. Jayne: Wedgwood Jasperware. Tony: Hot Air Ballooning, organised by the Solent Fuchsia Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: meet Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Old Portsmouth Walk. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower. 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: Building 1000 Lakeside, North Harbour. 5.45pm. Guided Walk around the extensive new Lakeside business and retail development at North Harbour, organised by the Portsmouth Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9283 1461, portsmouthsociety.org.uk.

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.

SELBORNE: meet Selborne car park (GR SU742335). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 269253.

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.

THURSDAY, JULY 4

CONCERTS

HORNDEAN: Blendworth Centre, Blendworth Lane (PO8 4AA). 7.30pm. Horndean Music Society Concert. Featuring Anemos: Helen Walton (flute), Robert Blanken (clarinet), Fiona Reeves (oboe), Richard Moore (bassoon) and Bridget Bartholomew (horn). All welcome. Admission £7. horndeanmusicsociety.org.

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

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.50. (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. A different activity each week, from bingo, speakers, seated exercises, quizzes, etc with a welcoming friendly group. Admission: £2.50 each session. (023) 9278 0500.

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.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Harbour View. Hampshire marine artist Colin M Baxter returns with his new exhibition featuring new watercolours, oils and drawings inspired by the many ships and yachts visiting Portsmouth Harbour. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Zodiac Gallery, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9am-6pm. Spice Island Artist Exhibition, Portsmouth Festivities. Come and view pieces by winners of the Portsmouth Festivities Spice Island Art Trail. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Star Trek Into Darkness (12A); 8pm. Directed by JJ Abrams. Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana. (01428) 642161 for further details.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Zoe Sutherland, 7pm; Willy Carkeet, 7.30pm; Half Ghost Third Machine, 8pm; Iain Sillars, 8.30pm; Stereotypes, 9pm; Freeway Mad, 10.15pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 11.15pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 9pm. The Fat Cat Soul Band.

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

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 1.30pm, 7pm. Peter Pan: or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up. A new musical version by Philip Glasborow. Admission: £12, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. 84 Charing Cross Road. Play presented by HumDrum. Admission £0, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Twelfth Night 1920s Musical. Shakespeare’s comedy is set to the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin. Admission: £12, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Dreamboats and Petticoats. Featuring some of the greatest hit songs of the Rock n Roll era. Admission £24-£29. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: The Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Comedy, thought to be Shakespeare’s earliest surviving play, part of Titchfield Shakespeare Festival. Admission £9. (01329) 556156.

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, JULY 5

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. The Phoenix Theatre Comedy Club Pre-Edinburgh Festival. See some of the next generation of comedy greats trying out their festival routines. Admission £10, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CLUBBING

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7pm-10.30pm. Snap Dance Night. An alcohol and drugs free dance night for young people between 11 and 16. Admission £6. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

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

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

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Sean Collins, Fredrik Anderson, plus a special guest. Compére Joe Wells. 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.

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.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Harbour View. Hampshire marine artist Colin M Baxter returns with his new exhibition featuring new watercolours, oils and drawings inspired by the many ships and yachts visiting Portsmouth Harbour. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PETERSFIELD: The Physic Garden, 16, High Street. 10am-4.30pm. Tantalising Textiles. Exhibition by Phoenix Stitchers.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Zodiac Gallery, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9am-6pm. Spice Island Artist Exhibition, Portsmouth Festivities. Come and view pieces by winners of the Portsmouth Festivities Spice Island Art Trail. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

FILMS

LIPHOOK: Millennium Hall Cinema, 2-10, Ontario Way. Life of Pi (PG); 8pm. Directed by Ang Lee. Starring: Tobey Maguire, Tabu, Irrfan Khan and Suraj Shama. Admission £5, concs. (01428) 723889.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Drew McConnell (acoustic). Singer-songwriter. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Absolute Zero. Rock covers band. rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. Double Deuce. Rock guitar heaven! (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. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Roadshow. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 1.30pm, 7pm. Peter Pan: or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up. A new musical version by Philip Glasborow. Admission: £12, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. From the Globe Theatre: Twelfth Night. Shakespeare’s comedy. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. 84 Charing Cross Road. Play presented by HumDrum. Admission £0, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Twelfth Night 1920s Musical. Shakespeare’s comedy is set to the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin. Admission: £12, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Dreamboats and Petticoats. Featuring some of the greatest hit songs of the Rock n Roll era. Admission £24-£29. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: The Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Comedy, thought to be Shakespeare’s earliest surviving play, part of Titchfield Shakespeare Festival. Admission £11. (01329) 556156.

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.

SATURDAY, JULY 6

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm. Funkt*If*Ino Residents’ Special. Featuring The Free Style Funk Collective. Admission free before 11pm, £5 after. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christchurch Methodist and United Reformed Church, Old Market Avenue (PO19 1SW). Solent Male Voice Choir in concert. With special guests: The Sandgate Singers and The Trillers. An evening of singing, music and laughter in aid of local branches of Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis Society. Admission £7.50, concs (inc refreshments). (01243) 545706, 573452.

EAST MEON: All Saints Church, Church Road. 8pm. Coral Compline by Candlelight. Sung by The Rosemary Consort. Music by Sheppard, Rheinberger and Victoria. Retiring collection in aid of the 2013 Project in aid of the Bone Cancer Research Trust. (01730) 776312.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Havant Symphony Orchestra in concert. Soloist Anna-Liisa Bezrodny. Conductor Tom Hammond. Performing works by Berlioz, Ravel, Glazunov, Borodin and Bizet. Admission £8-£20, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 7.30pm. Three Choirs Spectacular. The Renaissance Choir, Baroque Choir and Portsmouth Cathedral Choir perform Tallis’ motet Spem in Alium with Striggio’s Ecce Beatam Lucem and the Mass Ecco Si Beato Giorno. renaissancechoir.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Classical Extravaganza. Programme includes a selection of the best ever classical music. Admission £14-£24. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

EVENTS

CLANFIELD: Hyden Farm, Hyden Farm Lane (PO8 0SD). 10am-3pm. Open Day/Food Event. Featuring a selection of local producers and of course the farm for people to visit! There will be a tractor ride around the field and activities for children to partake in, along with refreshments and cream teas. Admission £5/car.

EMSWORTH: Community Centre, Church Path. 10am-1pm. Emsworth Crafts 2013. A dozen or so local crafts people display their goods in the community centre. Gods include textiles, glass, jewellery, pottery, cards, wickerwork, etc.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. Creepy House Storytime Special. Listen to our spooky stories and then make some scary finger puppets. Suitable for under-10s accompanied by an adult. Free, no need to book, but places limited (023) 9252 3463.

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.

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

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 James’ Church, 287, Milton Road. 3pm. Service of Thanksgiving for Marriage and Renewal of Vows followed by light refreshments. All invited to this service. Part of St James’ Church centenary celebrations.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Green. From 11am. Village Fair. Fancy Dress Competition, Tug o War, brass bands, dancing children’s rides, games, craft stalls, sideshows, etc. Marquee on The Green. From 7.30pm. Grove Star. Admission £12.50 from Londis stores, village pubs and committee members. rowlandscastle.com.

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. Thanks for the Memories: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Westbourne Primary School. Each class investigated a different decade in its history. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Harbour View. Hampshire marine artist Colin M Baxter returns with his new exhibition featuring new watercolours, oils and drawings inspired by the many ships and yachts visiting Portsmouth Harbour. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 10am-1pm. HB50 Exhibition. To commemorate 50 years since the closure of the Hayling Billy train line, the Station Theatre is hosting historical displays about the railway line, the people who ran it and used it and the communities it supported. The exhibition features photographs and artefacts, many of which are on loan to the Hayling Billy 50 project from members of the local community. (023) 9246 6363.

PETERSFIELD: The Physic Garden, 16, High Street. 10am-4.30pm. Tantalising Textiles. Exhibition by Phoenix Stitchers.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Zodiac Gallery, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10am-4pm. Spice Island Artist Exhibition, Portsmouth Festivities. Come and view pieces by winners of the Portsmouth Festivities Spice Island Art Trail. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. DL Sounds. Members £3, guests £5.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. This Way Up. Rocky blues band. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Marquee on The Green. From 7.30pm. Grove Star. An eight-piece band playing songs from Aretha Franklin and other great Motown classics. Admission £12.50 from Londis stores, village pubs and committee members. rowlandscastle.com.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. The Soul Suspects. Ten-piece soul band. (023) 9229 5195.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. Rehab. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 2pm. Arthur’s Dream Boat. A magical playful children’s show presented by Long Nose Puppets. Admission £6, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45pm, 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7pm. Peter Pan: or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up. A new musical version by Philip Glasborow. Admission: £12, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. 84 Charing Cross Road. Play presented by HumDrum. Admission £0, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Hayling Billy 50: Down Memory Line. An evening of entertainment and tales inspired by the Havant to Hayling Island branch line – 50 years since its closure. Film, photos, sketches and songs. Hear fascinating tales from those that really knew the railway and the Terrier locomotives. Admission £5, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 11.30am, 2pm. A Viking Tale. Soop Theatre weave a magical tale for brave adventurers aged nine andover and their families. Admission: £7.50, concs. 8pm. Twelfth Night 1920s Musical. Shakespeare’s comedy is set to the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin. Admission: £12, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Dreamboats and Petticoats. Featuring some of the greatest hit songs of the Rock n Roll era. Admission £24-£29. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: The Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Comedy, thought to be Shakespeare’s earliest surviving play, part of Titchfield Shakespeare Festival. Admission £11. (01329) 556156.

WALKS & TALKS

CHILGROVE: meet The Fish House on the B2141, Harting to Lavant road (GR SU829145). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.40am. (01730) 263367.

SUNDAY, JULY 7

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.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 7pm-10pm. 50-50 Dance. Dancing to Andrew Varley.

EVENTS

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

LIPHOOK: Millennium Hall Green, 2-10, Ontario Way. 3pm-7pm. Usual mix of barbecue, bands, fun fair, plus lots of other entertainment. (01428) 723889.

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

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Thanks for the Memories: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Westbourne Primary School. Each class investigated a different decade in its history. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Physic Garden, 16, High Street. 10am-4.30pm. Tantalising Textiles. Exhibition by Phoenix Stitchers.

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

CHICHESTER: Bull’s Head, 99, Fishbourne Road, Fishbourne (PO19 3JP). 8.15pm-11pm. Milton James Duo and Friends. Traditional jazz band. (01243) 839895.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Echobelly Acoustic. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Bandstand, West Battery Gardens (behind D-Day Museum), Clarence Esplanade. 1pm-4pm. 1960s. Featuring: The Mods. Supported by Mojo Dollar.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. The Fabulous Rachael Hawnt’s Super Sunday Party Set! (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Voice of the Heart. Celebrating the music of the Carpenters. Admission £19, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 2pm. Snagg and Digs. Rock duo. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. From the Globe Theatre: Twelfth Night. Shakespeare’s comedy. (01428) 642161 for further details.

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