What’s on for Saturday March 29 and Sunday March 30, 2014

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CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 8pm-late. Northern Soul – Incrowd Soul Society. Featuring resident DJ Steve Lyons, plus special guest Soul Sam and Derek Mead. Record dealers are welcome. Admission £6. 07780 862 774.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm. Hot Fuss vs Community Fusion. Indie dance electro hip hop dnb dubstep techno party. Admission by donation. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

EMSWORTH: St James’ Church, North Street. 7.30pm. Cantemus Choir’s Spring Concert. The programme includes the Choral Suite from Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man, Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna and French and English songs. Admission £8, in advance or on door. (023) 9246 3531, cantemushavant.moonfruit.com.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Havant Symphony Orchestra in concert. Performing works by Humperdinck, Malcolm Arnold and Tchaikovsky. Conductor Levon Parikian. Soloist Robert Blanken (clarinet). Admission £8-£20, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 3.30pm. Ishani Bhoola (violin), Jennifer Carter (piano) and Mikhail Lezdkahn (cello): Trios by Beethoven, Brahms and Rachmaninov. Admission free, retiring collection. (01730) 260213.

SOUTH HARTING: St Mary and St Gabriel’s Church, on B2146. 6.30pm. Harting Music Club Concert. Performed by the Harting Band, featuring: Ella de Jongh (soprano); John Taylor (baritone); Lucy le Fanu (flute); Kate Durbin (cello); and Charlotte Ellis (piano). All welcome. Admission £10 on door.

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club Function Room, Spur Road (PO6 3DY). 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.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 8pm-11pm. Spring Dance. Compere: Claire Taplin. Music by Colin Mansbridge. All proceeds to Harbour Cancer Support Centre. Admission £12.50. (023) 9252 9768, 9250 1503.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane (PO3 5XT). 8pm-11pm. ALN Ballroom Dance. Admission £4. No bar, BYO. 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

EAST MEON: East Meon Village Hall. 2pm. Spring Jumble Sale. Organised by Stroud Evening WI. There will be a raffle and refreshments available, plus lots of bargains. Admission 30p.

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 10am-3pm. Beauty Outside and In. A health, fitness and wellbeing event hosted by Breeze 107, with a full programme of demonstrations by local activity groups. Fitness clubs, weight management experts and health professionals will be on hand to give free help and advice on improving your lifestyle.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. Weird Science Story Time Special. Wacky scientific crafts and stories. Suitable for under-10s accompanied by an adult. Admission free, but places must be booked. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Catholic Church, High Street. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Nightfever. Step into an oasis of peace, light a candle, enjoy the live music and stay as long as you like.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-4pm. Meet the Tudors A free family open day. Come along and join in the fun. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre, Station Road (PO11 0HB). 2pm. Hayling Island Horticultural Society Spring Show. Staging 7.15am-10.15am; judging, 10.30am; doors open to public, 2pm. www.haylingislandhorticulturalsociety.org.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church Small Hall, Mengham. 9.30am. Coffee Morning. Organised by The Rowans Haying Island Support Group.

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.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 3pm. Saying Goodbye Service. For those who have suffered the loss of a baby. sayinggoodbye.org.

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: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 11am-11.45am. The Lost Hour: Mysteries of the Guildhall. See the hidden secrets of this iconic building in the heart of Portsmouth. Admission free. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

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.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path Studio, 21, The Square. 10am-4pm. Dominic Head: Mapping Empire. Featuring a number of screen prints and video work exploring issues of privacy and the internet. (01730) 260756, petersfieldmuseum.co.uk.

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.

FILMS

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (12A); 2pm, 7.30pm. Directed by: Peter Jackson. Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman and Richard Armitage. (01489) 799499.

GIGS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8.30pm. The Sounds of Simon. A tribute to Simon and Garfunkel. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTCHESTER: The Seagull, Cornaway Lane. 8.30pm. The Booze Brothers.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11.30pm. Orange Street. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street, Buckland. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 9pm. Joe Butt. (023) 9234 1665.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Cartoon Heroes. New band of Rob Beckinsale. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Painters Arms, Lake Road. 8.30pm. Amy Winehouse tribute.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stag, New Road. 8.30pm. Matt Fisher.

PURBROOK: The Woodman, London Road. 9pm. Beau.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. TV Smith. Admission £9. (023) 8022 5612.

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

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue (PO4 0AW). 7.30pm. MS-UK Charity Event. Featuring It Must Be Madness. Admission £7. (023) 9229 1198, 07717 748 491.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Community Fusion Benefit. Featuring Battery Hens, MT, Matt Jarvis and Boy I Used To Be. Followed by Hot Source DJs. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

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

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 2pm. Three Little Pigs. An innovative re-telling of the classic, presented by Circo Ridiculoso for all the family. Admission £6, concs. (01420) 472 664.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Liza Liza Liza. A new play by Richard Harris about Liza Minnelli. Admission: ££19-£30.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. South Pacific. Rodgers and Hammerstein musical presented by The Haslemere Players. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Communicating Doors. By Alan Ayckbourn, presented by HIADS. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Anton du Beke: Ballroom to Broadway. Anton is back with a new show to wow audiences. Admission £26.40-£44. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOBERTON: Soberton Village Hall, School Hill, Long Road. 7.30pm. The Vicar of Dibley. Stage play by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter adapted from the original TV series, presented by the Soberton Players. Admission £7. (023) 9263 2551, sobertonplayers.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake. A passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times which took the dance world by storm. Admission £17.50-£35, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 6.15pm, 7.30pm. Lost Hour. Two free D-Day drama performances by local young people, exploring the story of a young soldier who fought during the Normandy Landings in 1944. (023) 9282 6722.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Presented by One Off Productions. Admission £8-£12, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Anything Goes. Cole Porter’s classic comedy romance is presented by the University of Chichester Touring Company. Admission £12, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: meet Beckham Lane car park off Winchester Road (GR SU740238). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. (01730) 262592.

TITCHFIELD: meet Titchfield, 10.30am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Six/seven-mile circular walk via Meon shore and Brownwich. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

TOMORROW

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Matt Richardson: Hometown Hero Tour 2014. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: The Church of the Resurrection, Penrhyn Avenue, Drayton. 3pm. Charity Concert. Performed by the Portsmouth Philharmonia in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society. Includes works by Arthur Sullivan, Ronald Binge, Vaughan Williams and Eric Coates. Toni Kent will perform Binge’s Saxophone Concerto with the orchestra. Admission £5 on door. Refreshments served during the interval. portsmouthphilharmonia.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7pm-9.30pm. Portsmouth Music Festival Gala Concert. The final event this year will select the winners of the Portsmouth Festivities Recital Prize and The Solent Symphony Orchestra Concerto Award. Admission £8-£10, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

EVENTS

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: St Faith’s Church, Craswell Street, Landport. 9.30am. Mothering Sunday Special Service. The service will include the distribution of flowers to those who care for us.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 9.30am. Mothering Sunday Special Service. The service will include the distribution of flowers to those who care for us.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 10am. Mothering Sunday Special Service. The service will include the distribution of flowers to those who care for us.

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 Solent Aviation Art Society. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

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.

GARDENS

WINCHESTER: Little Court, Crawley. 2pm-5.30pm. Garden Open. A traditional walled country garden. There are seven sections divided by old flint walls with many rustic seats throughout. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street. 8pm. Alex Roberts. Folk.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. Midday doors for 12.30pm-3pm. Mother’s Day Music Melodies with Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. Keeping big band music alive in Portsmouth. Join us for a set lunch starting with soup of the day followed by roast pork with all the trimmings for £8.95. (023) 9266 2440.

PORTSMOUTH: The Florist, Fratton Road. 6.45pm. Verity.

PORTSMOUTH: Gun Room, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8pm. Tongues and Grooves. Featured poet Maggie Harris. Plus open mic. Music from Sue Apicella and Dave Jordan. Admission £4. tongues-and-grooves.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road, North End. 5pm. Tangerine Tantrum.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Saint Raymond. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

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

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Bloodworks Farewell Show. Special guests: Mask of Judas, Core of Io and Perpetual Delusion. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

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.

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