What’s on for Saturday March 30, 2013

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A guide to what’s on this Easter Saturday


GOSPORT: RNA, Fareham Road. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Soul and Motown Night. Admission £1 on door.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Back to the 90s. Merl, Andy Castle, Jeff Cannons, Larry Dempsey, Stu Ryan. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437.


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.


FAREHAM: Catisfield Memorial Hall, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 1pm-4pm. Catisfield Horticultural Society Spring Show. Many different classes. Visitors and new members welcome. (01329) 312269 or catisfield.com/CHS.

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 10am-3pm. Health, Fitness and Wellbeing. Fitness clubs, weight management experts and health professionals will be on hand with free help and advice. Plus a full programme of demonstrations by the students of local activity groups .

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Steam Toy Rally. Hundreds of working miniature seam engines on show. Demonstrate your working model. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road. 9.30am-3pm. Giant Easter Charity Market. Over 70 stalls from bric-a-brac and collectables to books, cakes, toys and jewellery. In aid of the Portsmouth Hospitals Rocky Appeal. Refreshments in the Rose Room and raffle for the Rocky Appeal. Free admission.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 8.30pm. The Vigil and First Mass of Easter.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 8.30pm. The Vigil and First Mass of Easter.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 8.30pm. The Vigil and First Mass of Easter.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-4.30pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.


PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Les Miserables (12A); 5.30pm. US, 2012. Directed by Tom Hooper. Starring: Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.


CHICHESTER: The Cricketers, Commonside, Westbourne (PO10 8TA). 9pm. The Alex Kirche Band. (01243) 372647.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Badness Tribute Night. Members £6, guests £8.

GOSPORT: RMA Club, 66, Fareham Road. 7.30pm-late. Mike Presswell Disco. Playing Northern Soul. Admission £2.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Acoustic Strawbs. Support from Baby Face Nelson and The Contra Band. Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £12. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fort Cumberland Arms, 125 Eastney Road. 7pm. Arrows Karaoke.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. DJ Soul Boots. Playing music to suit everyone!

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. Midday-midnight. The Big Charity Weekend. Featuring: Chumbak Chumbak, midday; Skin for a Canvas, 12.30pm; Dillon, 1pm; The Beth Oliver Band, 1.30pm; The Explorers, 2.10pm; Alfie Horne, 2.50pm; Toy Town, 3.20pm; Sound of the Sirens, 4pm; Creedence Clearwater Revival Revival, 4.40pm; Fugative Orchestra, 5.20pm; Foxer, 6pm; Stefikie, 6.40pm; Eden, 7.20pm; The Smiley Campbell Band, 8pm; The Redoubtables, 8.40pm; The Plans, 9.20pm; Heir of the Dog, 10pm; Kill Kasper, 10.40pm; We Are Farmerlee, 11.20pm-midnight. In aid of Breast Cancer Care. Thursdaymusic.co.uk, rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Rufus Stone. Admission: £9 advance, £10 door. (023) 8055 5366.

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

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

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

SOUTHSEA: The Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Blackfoot Circle. Plus special guests: Casino, Sam McCarthy and Andy Muscat. Admission: £8. (023) 9286 3911.

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


FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Whistle Down The Wind. Musical presented by CCADS. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party. Cast includes: Hannah Waterman, Martin Marquez, Samuel James, Katie Lightfoot and Emily Raymond. Admission: £22.50-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Our Town. A classic tale of American life in the early 20th century. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Save the Last Dance for Me. Featuring the music of the early 60s. Admission: £16-£30.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Jekyll & Hyde. Presented by Southampton Musical Society. Admission £15, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.