What’s on for Saturday March 8 and Sunday March 9, 2014

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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. Wolf Cub Club. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, 56, East Street. 8pm. Havant Comedy Club. Featuring Jim Smallman, support from Suzi Ruffell, Anthony Ayton, plus a special guest. Admission £11 on door. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

CONCERTS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. HMS Orchestral and Choral Concert. The orchestra will play Dvořák’s Symphony No 6 and Bruckner’s Mass in D Minor. (01428) 642161 for further details.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring South Downs College Music Students. Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: non-members £7 on door. (023) 9282 0317, portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 7.30pm. Handel’s Messiah. Performed by the Cathedral Choir with the Capelle Baroque Orchestra. Soloists: Catherine Bott, James Bowman and Andrew King. Admission £5-£16.50, concs. 023 9282 3300 extn 228, portsmouthcathedral.org.uk.

EVENTS

ALTON: High Street. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Vanishing Skills: Craft Taster Day. Come along to the museum to try your hand at crafts demonstrated by our tutors – then perhaps sign up for a workshop. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 10am-3pm. Bric-a-Brac Table Top Sale. Raising funds for the GCA Building Fund. (023) 9251 0012.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-1.30pm. Mosaic Mirrors. Tutor: Rebecca Dunn. Frame a mirror with a mosaic of smashed crockery pieces. Bring your own crockery to smash or use some of the tutor’s. All other materials and equipment will be provided. Admission £40, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road (GU31 4EA). 9am-1pm The Big Sale: day three. A unique kind of fundraising event in aid of Save the Children. For just two and a half days, Petersfield Festival Hall will be filled with a huge selection of good-as-new clothes, accessories and household items. petersfield-savethechildren.co.uk,

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 10am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, chat, cakes and a chance to raise funds for the Bishop’s Lent Appeal supporting Food Banks.

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. 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. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. 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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Railway Man (15); 7pm. 2013. Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. Starring: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Irvine, Tanroh Ishida and Stellan Skarsgård. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Travellers Joy, 325, Main Road, Southbourne (PO10 8JH). 9pm. The Little Deep Band. Blues, Latin, Soul.

GOSPORT: Park Tavern, Park Road (PO12 2HH). A 1950s night with The Semitoners.

HAVANT: St Faith’s Church Hall, The Pallant. 7pm for 7.30pm-late. Love Music, Hate Fracking! Benefit Gig in Aid of a Frack-Free Solent. Featuring Seize The Day, plus support acts. Admission £10, in advance or on door (inc supper). solentfrackingawareness.ticketsource.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. The Silver Beatles. The complete Beatles. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street, Buckland. Greg Winters.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. Griller. Rock pop from the 70s and 80s. (023) 9234 1665.

PORTSMOUTH: Thatchers Bar, London Road, North End. 8.30pm. Sarah. Solo singer.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. New Desert Blues EP launch. Admission £6. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: The Birdcage, above The Festing, Festing Road. 7pm-11pm. An Evening of Birthday Celebrations. Special guests: Aimie Aird (acoustic), 7.30pm; Kelvin Jones, 8pm; Mosaic (full band), 9pm; Observing the Ghost (full band), 9.45pm-10.45pm. Admission £3 in advance, £4 on door. All ages welcome. Everybody has to bring ID!

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. The Blue Road. Blues/rock trio. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Irish Club, 77, Elm Grove. 8pm-11.30pm. Boogie Night. A charity fundraising disco of 60s and 70s hits, in aid of the Rainbow Centre in Fareham. (023) 9281 4599.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Selecter 35th Anniversary Tour. Special guests: Talisman. Admission £16.50. (023) 9286 3911.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. Power of Three. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. Midday, 2pm. Tunnels. Tunnels mixes live music, sign and sensory experiences to create a unique and original piece of theatre specifically for young people, aged 13 to 25 years, with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities. Admission £8.50. (01420) 472 664.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Kindertransport. Paula Wilcox and Janet Dibley star in this production of Diane Samuels’ award-winning classic. Admission: £17-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2.30pm. Kngiht Time. What would you do if you came face to face with a dragon? Is jousting as painful as it looks? Just what is the best way to shine rusty armour? Join Jack as he finds out the hard way. Presented by Scratch Built Productions for three to seven-year-olds. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Community Centre, Hayling Park, Station Road, West Town (PO11 0HB). 7.30pm. Acorn Antiques. A musical by Victoria Wood, presented by Hayling Musical Society. Admission £12. (023) 9246 7545.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 7pm. Horizon. Play by Matt Hartley, presented by the Berry Youth Theatre. Admission £7, concs. (01489) 799499.

PORTSMOUTH: Studio One Theatre, Giselle Academy of Dance and Theatre Arts, St Mark’s House, 1, Derby Road, North End (PO2 8RS). 7.30pm. A Night at the Musicals. A variety of musicals performed by students of Giselle Theatre Company. Admission £5, concs. (023) 9269 9988.

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. 2pm, 7.30pm. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Musical starring Sam Attwater and Helena Blackman. Admission £18-£34.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 2.30pm, 8pm. Twelfth Night. By William Shakespeare. Created by Filter. Directed by Sean Holmes. Admission £18, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: meet East Hants District Council Offices car park, Penns Place (GR SU767235). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 261323.

TOMORROW

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm doors for 8pm. Norman Lovett: Old and New. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Westgate Centre, Via Ravenna (PO19 1RJ). 10.30am-4pm. Antique and Collectors Fair. Wide variety of antique and collectable items including china, glass, gold and silver, art deco, jewellery, clocks, Doulton, Wade, coins, stamps and postcards. Buying and selling. 100 tables in ground floor hall. 07747 604 541 emmottpromotions.co.uk.

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

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 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

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

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 6pm. Open Mic Session. With Sedge and Jon. Backing and PA system supplied. Any style welcome. (023) 9234 1665.

PORTSMOUTH: The Florist, Fratton Road, Fratton. 8.30pm. Lauren Stanley. Solo singer.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Limitless Vibes presents ... Bands: Route 2 Roots, Sir Apollo, 4BZ and Band. Rappers: J Lynch, Rene Soul, KCB, Streamz. Admission £2.50. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road (off Clarence Parade). 8.15pm. The Milton James Four. Trad jazz. (023) 9275 2488.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 6pm ish. Junk Star Baby. Acoustic/vocal duo. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 7pm. Horizon. Play by Matt Hartley, presented by the Berry Youth Theatre. Admission £7, concs. (01489) 799499.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 1pm. Bananas in Pyjamas: Banana-riffic. Are you thinking what I’m thinking B2? I think I am, B1. Slapstick fun. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

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.