What’s on for Saturday March 1 and Sunday March 2, 2014

Hilary Robinson with Martin Impey and her new novel Flo of the Somme

Budding young writers to tell story of animal heroes

0
Have your say

A guide to what’s on around the area today.

TODAY

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm. Funkt*If*Ino. Featuring special guest DJ Danny Rampling. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club Function Room, Spur Road. 7.30pm for 8pm-11pm. Club-50 Disco. Golden oldies and disco classics. With Denis Kaye. All welcome. Admission: £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958 or club-50.co.uk.

PORTCHESTER: Victory School of Dance, Hamilton Road (PO6 4QE). 7.30pm-10.30pm. Line Dance Disco. Admission £5. (01329) 315641.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2.30pm. Antique Antics. With Eric Knowles. An afternoon of more than just where, when and how much. Admission £14. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

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.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-midday. Weaving Together. Learn the techniques of weaving in this family workshop. Take home your artwork to remind you of a fun morning spent learning together. Workshop for seven- to 11-year-olds with a parent/carer. Admission £5. Places must be booked. (023) 9252 3463.

HAVANT: Park Community School, Middle Park Way (PO9 4BU). 9.30am-5.50pm. Portsmouth Music Festival: Choral (young choirs). Admission £3-£5, concs. portsmouthmusicfestival.co.uk.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 10.30am-11.15am. Saturday Storytime. Each storytime session ends with interactive play time, where everyone becomes part of the story. Suitable for three- to seven-year-olds. Admission £3. (01489) 799499.

LISS: Triangle Centre. 9am-midday. Indoor Market. With a large selection of stalls selling everything from home made cakes, scones, fudge and preserves, bread, hand-made cards, knitwear, jewellery, ceramics, hand-made soaps and general gift items. (01730) 301000 to book a stall. 6.30pm for 7pm. Quiz Night!. Another fun night of tantalising questions plus bar and raffle for all quiz aficionados! Admission £12 in advance (inc two-course supper). (01730) 301000.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road. 12.30pm-50m, 6pm-10.30pm. Petersfield Beer and Cider Festival 2014. Featuring fine ales and ciders from all across the region. Plus live music and food. Admission £5 session. petersfieldfest.com.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Community School, White Hart Lane (PO16 9BD). Midday-4.30pm. Orchid Show. Organised by the Wessex Orchid Society. Plants to see and buy, tombola and refreshments. Potting demonstrations, practical advice (bring your sick plants), etc. Admission £2. All welcome. (01329) 285160, wessexorchidsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-2pm. Eve Appeal Table Top and Craft Sale. In aid of Ovarian Cancer. Join us for a cup of tea and find a bargain in the table top and craft sale, buy a raffle ticket and support this charity. All welcome. (023) 9275 1441.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. James Bond Murder Mystery: Shaken and Disturbed. An evening of entertainment in which you decide whodunit! Admission: £24, concs (inc a three-course meal). (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.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. (023) 9275 4130, stcuthbertwithstaidan.org.uk, or messychurch.org.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Village Hall, Links Lane. 2.15pm. WI Jumble Sale. Books, toys, household linens, bric-a-brac, china, ladies’, gents’ and children’s shoes and accessories, etc. Please bring all jumble to the hall on the morning from 9.30am.

SOUTHSEA: St Jude’s Church, Kent Road. 7pm-10pm. Shanty Night. Fish and chips and shanty singing. Bring your own drinks. Tickets £10 from 07730 982 809.

WATERLOOVILLE: The Acorn Centre, 3, The Kestrels, Wecock (PO8 9UU). 11am-2pm. Table Top Sale. Variety of sellers offering great bargains. Tables cost £3.50. (023) 9225 8423, acorncentre.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the paintings of Suzette Smith and Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-5pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. No Place Like Pompey. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth. A Study in Sherlock. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

FILMS

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). Free Birds (U); 2pm. Animation directed by: Jimmy Hayward. Featuring the voices of Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson and Dan Fogler. (01489) 799499.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Gravity (12A); 7pm. 2013. Directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Starring: Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: The Park Tavern, Park Road. 9pm. The Herbz. 07789 510 608.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Lady Maisery. Support from Fiona Hunter and Mike Vass (from Malinky). Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £12, concs. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. The Upbeat Beatles. Brand new show. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTCHESTER: The Seagull, Cornaway Lane. 9pm. Adele tribute. With Amy Baker.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Set Your Sails. Local band. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. Kneeslider. Rock, punk, pop covers. (023) 9234 1665.

PORTSMOUTH: The Mermaid, New Road. 9pm. Cher tribute. With Portia.

PORTSMOUTH: The Victory Pub, The Hard, Portsea. 9pm. Lauren Stanley.

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

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. The Business. Rock/pop covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue (PO4 0AW). 7.30pm. The Wall of Pink Floyd. Nine-piece tribute band. Support from DJ Rob Moore. Admission £5. (023) 9229 1198, 07717 748 491.

WATERLOOVILLE: The Plough & Barleycorn, Tempest Avenue. 9pm. Reborn.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 2pm. There’s a Monster in my Piano. Offbeat jazzy tale from Garlic Theatre. Puppet theatre for all ages from four upwards. Admission £6, concs. (01420) 472 664.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Boeing Boeing. Classic farce written by Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans. Cast includes Kim Tiddy, Zoie Kennedy, Ciara Janson, Anita Graham, Ben Roddy and Philip Stewart. Admission: £22.50-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Richard and Adam: The Impossible Dream. The singing brothers from Holywell. Admission £14. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. War Horse. The powerful and uplifting story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. Admission £20-£52, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Mikado. Presented by the University of Portsmouth Dramatic and Music Society. Produced by Charlie Cox with the full university orchestra in the pit. Admission £13, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Beguiled by Betjeman. An evening of all things Betjeman and a little Flanders & Swan thrown in for good measure. Admission : £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: meet Delme Arms car park, Cams Hill (GR SU588062). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A seven-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.20am. 07901 616 339.

TOMORROW

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green. 3.30pm. Teatime Concert. With Portsmouth Baroque Choir.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

HAVANT: Park Community School, Middle Park Way (PO9 4BU). 9.30am-5.50pm. Portsmouth Music Festival: Choral (adult choirs). Admission £3-£5, concs. portsmouthmusicfestival.co.uk

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

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane. 1pm-6pm. Portsmouth Music Festival: Brass (bands and ensembles). Admission £3-£5, concs. portsmouthmusicfestival.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Alban’s Church, Copnor Road. 10.30am. Celebrating the Baptism of Charles Dickens (which took place on March 4, 1812). Service followed by readings from ‘The Life of Our Lord’, a book which Dickens wrote solely for his children to teach them about Jesus Christ. All welcome to this celebration, organised by the Dickens Fellowship, Birthplace Branch. (023) 9266 4205.

SOUTHSEA: NBECSA, Onslow Road (PO5 2HN). 9am-3.30pm. Table Top Sale. Tables £8. Admission 20p pp. 07817 623 051, 07769 275 837.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Solent Aviation Art Society. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-5pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. No Place Like Pompey. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth. A Study in Sherlock. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: New Inn, Melville Road. 6pm-8pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street. Acoustix featuring Martha’s Man, Jonny Maguire plus Joe Mills.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm. Newton Faulkner. Admission £19.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Callow Saints. Admission £2.50. (023) 8022 5612.

STAGE

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 5pm, 7.30pm. Youth Dance Platform. This annual showcase of creative and imaginative contemporary dance sees dancers from Bedales and Dunhurst programmed alongside groups from other local schools and colleges and independent dance companies. Admission £5. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

Back to the top of the page