What’s on for Saturday March 15 and Sunday March 16, 2014

Carly-Ann Purcell is ensuring people have the opportunity to dance and to feel empowered through Neptune Girls and Most Wanted Street Dance School.  Picture by Habibur Rahman (171059)

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A guide to what’s on around the area this weekend.

TODAY

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2am. One Time At Band Camp. Admission free. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Joe Dommett. Stand-up. Admission £10. (01420) 472 664.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 9pm. Resident’s Party. Presented by Beats & Swings. Admission free before 10pm, £3 after. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road. 7.30pm. Bernstein and Rutter. Performed by Fernhurst and Petersfield choral societies, Midhurst Music Society and Chameleon Arts Ensemble. Part of Petersfield Musical Festival. Admission £22 tiered; £18 flat. (01730) 261199, petersfieldmusicalfestival.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Church, Lichfield Road, Copnor. 7pm. Southsea Salvation Army Band and Young People’s Singing Company in concert. Everybody welcome. (023) 9275 4130, stcuthbertwithstaidan.org.uk, or messychurch.org.uk.

DANCING

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Lane. 8pm-11pm. Saturday Ballroom Dance. Admission £4. 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Oasis Wellness Centre, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 11am-12.30pm. Mindful Living Club. Support for people interested in practising mindfulness in their daily lives. Admission £7 on door. 07540 751 910, goodmentalhealth.org.uk.

COSHAM: St Philip’s Church Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. 11am-2pm. Table Top Sale. Variety of tables and home-made cakes. Refreshments available. Admission 40p.

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-midday. Slimy Fun! Take part in an experiment with slime. Suitable for ages five plus. Admission £4. (023) 9252 3463, to book.

PETERSFIELD: Community Centre, Love Lane. 7.30pm. Petersfield and District Philatelic Society Stamp Auction. Viewing from 10am. Auction 2pm. The auction list can be viewed at petersfieldstamps.hampshire.org.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.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 10am. Spring Fair. A chance to enjoy a traditional church fair with refreshments, stalls, games and a raffle.

WATERLOOVILLE: Patrick Howard Dobson Court (off Coleridge Gardens), Milton Road. 10am-midday. Coffee Morning. Raising funds for the Royal British Legion (Women’s Section) Branch. There will be a cake stall, tombola, bring and buy, raffle, etc. All welcome.

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.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Blooming Marvellous: intergenerational community knitted garden. Over 2,500 knitters and crocheters worked with participatory visual artist Pauline Stanley to create the garden. Come and join in to help our garden grow. Free Admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Parish Hall, Links Lane. 10am-4pm. Rowlands Castle Painting Society Spring Art Exhibition and Sale. Tombola. rowlandscastlepaintingsociety.org.uk.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. August: Osage County (15); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by John Wells. Starring: Meryl Streep, Ewan McGregor, Julia Roberts and Benedict Cumberbatch. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Irish House Party. Admission £19.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GOSPORT: The Park Tavern, Park Road. 9pm. Grizzley and the Grasshoppers. 07789 510 608.

HINDHEAD: St Alban’s Church, Tilford Road (GU26 6RB). 7.30pm. The Sam Carter Trio, accompanied by special guest Sam Sweeney. Support from Jess Vincent. Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £14. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street. 8pm. Dirty Puzzle. Covers band.

PORTCHESTER: The Seagull, Cornaway Lane. 8.30pm. Amy Winehouse tribute.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Anchor, London Road, North End. 9pm. Tangerine Dream.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 1pm-4.30pm. Keston Cobblers Club – afternoon show. Acoustic folk. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Druids, Binstead Road, Buckland. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street, Buckland. Lee Ray.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Rumours of Fleetwood Mac. Admission £22.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 9pm. Somethin Else. Feel good party music for all ages. (023) 9234 1665.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Mary Jane. Celtic rock band. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Thatchers Bar, London Road, North End. 8.30pm. Lauren Stanley.

PORTSMOUTH: The Mermaid, New Road, Copnor. 8.30pm. Madonna tribute.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Five By Five. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Eastfield Hotel, 124, Prince Albert Road (PO4 9HT). 9pm. Helter Skelter. Acoustic set of popular hits.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. The 45s. Plus The Good Time Charlies. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Monsters. Rock covers band with new line-up. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. The Pete Harris Blues Band. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Noël Coward’s Fallen Angels. Starring Jenny Seagrove and Sara Crowe. Admission: £19-£30.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Wrong ’Un: a suffragette’s story. One woman show presented by the Red Ladder Theatre Company. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Presented by Southsea Shakespeare Actors. Admission £10, £8 unwaged. (023) 9282 8186.

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. 7.30pm. Classic Legends of Rock and Roll. Featuring The Strawbs (featuring Dave Cousins), Curved Air (featuring Sonja Christina) and Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash. Admission £25.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. After Miss Julie. A play by Patrick Marber which relocates August Strindberg’s naturalist tragedy, Miss Julie, to an English country house in July 1945. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. La Cage aux Folles. An amateur production presented by SJ Theatre. Admission £16, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: St Colman’s Church Hall, St Colman’s Avenue (PO6 2JJ). 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Plants in my Greenhouse. Talk by Stirling Baker, organised by the Portsmouth and District Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9237 5667, portsmouth.bcss.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 1.30pm. Elgar and the Great War. Illustrated talk by conductor and musicologist Barry Collett. Organised by the Elgar Society Southern Branch. All welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Royal Naval Club & Royal Albert Yacht Club, 17, Pembroke Road (PO1 2NT). 2pm. Capt Pack Memorial Lecture: Britannia’s Dragon – A Naval History of Wales. Talk by historian and author J D Davies, organised by the Society for Nautical Research (South). All welcome. (023) 9283 1461, snrsouth.org.uk.

TOMORROW

COMEDY

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Rob Beckett Live. Admission £13, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 4pm. Music Foundation Concert. Featuring organist Brian Moles. Admission free, retiring collection in aid of the St Mary’s Music Foundation which supports young people from the area in developing their musical skills.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Chi Coffee, 146, London Road, North End (PO2 9DJ). Chi Spring Market. Various craft stalls, tarot reader, etc.

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

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-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 Solent Aviation Art Society. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Parish Hall, Links Lane. 10am-4pm. Rowlands Castle Painting Society Spring Art Exhibition and Sale. Tombola. rowlandscastlepaintingsociety.org.uk.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. August: Osage County (15); 2.30pm. USA, 2013. Directed by John Wells. Starring: Meryl Streep, Ewan McGregor, Julia Roberts and Benedict Cumberbatch. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gipsy Queen, 160, Whitworth Road (PO12 3NW). 4pm. Kelly’s Tattoo. (023) 9258 0626.

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street. 8pm. The Wide Eyes. Local folk and roots duo.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. Midday doors for 12.30pm-3pm. Swing in to Spring with Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. Keeping big band music alive in Portsmouth. (023) 9266 2440.

PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road, North End. 5pm. White Rabbit. Acoustic trio.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Loveable Rogues. Admission £10. (023) 8022 5612.

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

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 2pm. St Patrick’s Day Party with Father Jack. (023) 9282 1658.

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

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 3.30pm. The Enchanted Forest. Presented by Melana School of Dance. An afternoon of tap dancing elves, ballet dancing canaries, naughty mice and much more! Admission £7-£10. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.