What’s On for Saturday May 11 and Sunday May 12, 2013

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A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire.

SATURDAY, MAY 11

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Punk Band Night. Sporatics Matt Black and the Emulsions, Shooting Fish, plus support DJ Vinnie Void. Admission £5. (023) 9221 0437.

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

CONCERTS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Bert Kaempfert Gala Concert. Featuring the Greg Francis Orchestra and Singers. Also featuring special guest singer Lynn Kennedy. Admission £18.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: St Mary’s Church, Church Road. 7pm. Solent Male Voice Choir in concert. Programme includes music for all tastes, from the shows, classics and popular. Admission £6. (023) 9311 3011.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring Sam Brown with a guitar recital. Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: £7 on door. portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 7.30pm. The Ensemble Concertante Clarinet Quartet in concert. Their programme will include a broad palette of styles from classical, jazz and contemporary music. Admission £8. (01730) 261199.

PORTSMOUTH: The Church of the Resurrection, Penrhyn Avenue, Drayton. 7.30pm. An Orchestral Evening with the Portsmouth Light Orchestra. Admission £5. All proceeds to the Drayton Centre Building Fund. (023) 9236 2926, 9232 7842.

EVENTS

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

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. County Darts: Hampshire v Stafford.

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 9am-3pm. Gardeners’ Fair. Around 30 local horticultural businesses and community groups will sell and showcase everything you could need to enhance your garden. Entertainment provided by Vox Pop Choir.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. A Village at War. Our wartime re-enactors transform the museum with the sights, sounds and smells of a wartime village ‘somewhere in England’ as D-Day approaches and the troops prepare for the impending invasion. Come along and experience 1940s’ life. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

GOSPORT: Walpole Park, South Street. 2pm-9pm. Wall’s Huge Funfair. £1.50 each on all rides, shows, inflatables. 07766 115 320.

HAVANT: The Original Place, 136, Purbrook Way, Leigh Park (PO9 3SU). 10am-1pm. Table Top and Car Boot Sale. Raising funds for Motiv8, a local youth support charity. Tables £5. 07970 203 807.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10.30am. Storytelling Session. Hear about and get involved in a magical world full of faraway places and silly stories. For four to eight year olds. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: 10am-5pm. May Day Arts Trail. Artists’ Open Studios across the island. Paintings, ceramics, textiles, photography, print making, etc. See brochures on line at maydayartstrail.co.uk or at tourist office, public library, Mike Peacock’s (Elm Grove).

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Bulsom Hall, St Faith’s Church, Victoria Square (PO13 9NF). 9.30am-12.30pm. Table Top Sale. All welcome.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Working Steam Museum, Iron Hill. 11am-5pm. Steam in Miniature. Members and friends of the West Surrey Model Traction Engine Club join us for a weekend when they will be displaying their miniature traction engines in steam. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Centre, Hayling Avenue, Copnor. 10am-12.30pm. Table Top Sale. Admission free. Tables, £5.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 10am. British Orthodox Service. Join the British Orthodox community in our city for its monthly service.

PORTSMOUTH: United Church Halls, Havant Road/Station Road. 10.30am-midday. Drayton and Farlington Community Plant Sale and Coffee Morning. Quality plants for sale. Refreshments available.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Parish Hall, Links Lane. 10am-1pm. Craft Fair. Varied craft stalls, including textiles, jewellery, book binding, pewter, ceramics, candles, cards, beads, glass, woodwork, quilting and furniture renovation, etc.

SOUTHSEA: Christadelphian Hall, corner Devonshire Avenue/Fernhurst Road. 11am-midday. Bible Talk/Coffee and Cakes. Why should I believe in a God I can’t see? All welcome. Free admission and refreshments. 07758 300 145.

EXHIBITIONS

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Art Trail Artists in Emsworth Museum. Featuring the work of Chris Abel and Jan Copsey. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: Library, Elm Grove (PO11 9EE). 9am-1pm. May Day Arts Trail Exhibition. Exhibition in the foyer of work by May Day Arts Trail participants.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 10.30am-4.30pm. May Day Arts Trail Exhibition. Artwork from the ABC Arts Group.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. 10am-4pm. Churcher’s College Art Exhibition. Featuring a selection of lower school art work. (01730) 260756.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... Featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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. Side Effects (15); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. Starring: Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. Wreck-It Ralph (PG), 3.30pm. US, 2012. Disney’s tale of a video game villain who wants to be a hero. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. DL Sounds in the lounge.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 7.30pm-11.30pm. The Renegades. Admission £5. (023) 9266 2440, hilsea-lido.org.uk/blue-lagoon.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street. 8.30pm. Mitchell.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. Hard Shoulder.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Sensible Shoes. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Gun Room, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7.30pm. Red Shoes. Admission £7.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. A2 Acoustic. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. The Soul Suspects. Ten-piece soul funk band, (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Eastfield, 124, Prince Albert Road. 8pm. Maxine.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 2pm-late. Punk/Racket Day, featuring: Destination Nowhere, The Racketeers, The Asylum Seekers and Archive 45. Old school punk mayhem. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Pigeon Detectives. Plus special guests Must, and Hares. Admission £12.50. (02:3) 9286 3911.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. The Angie Haynes Band. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7pm. The Girl with the Iron Claws. Growing up isn’t easy when you’re in love with a bear. Presented by The Wrong Crowd Theatre Company. Admission £10, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park.2.45pm, 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GOSPORT: Brune Park Community College, Military Road. 7.30pm. Around the World with JuSe. Comprising song, dance, acting and fun. Presented by the junior section of the Gosport Musical Theatre Productions. Admission £6, in advance or on door. (023) 9258 7668.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. The Pitmen Painters. By Lee Hall. A humorous, deeply moving and timely look at art, class and politics. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Railway Children. Presented by Haslemere Thespians. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm. True Colours. Every generation tells the classical love story with the hidden twist. Presented by Dragonfly Dance. Admission £7.50. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. High Society. Starring Michael Praed, Carolyn Pickles and Teddy Kempner. Admission: £21.50-£36. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. An Evening of Two One-Act Plays: Anorak of Fire by Stephen Dinsdale and Bed Among the Lentils by Alan Bennett. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2pm. Elgar, India and Empire. Illustrated talk by Andrew Neill, past chairman of the Elgar Society and well-known writer. Organised by the Elgar Society Southern Branch. All welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Hilsea Bastion Gardens car park (GR SU655045). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walks. A five-mile walk. A shorter walk (three miles) will leave Farlington Marshes car park (GR SU676044) at 10.30am. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.25am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, MAY 12

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. County Darts: Hampshire v Stafford. Also Evening bingo and quiz night in the lounge.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. A Village at War. Our wartime re-enactors transform the museum with the sights, sounds and smells of a wartime village ‘somewhere in England’ as D-Day approaches and the troops prepare for the impending invasion. Come along and experience 1940s’ life. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

GOSPORT: Walpole Park, South Street. 2pm-6pm. Wall’s Huge Funfair. £1.50 each on all rides, shows, inflatables. 07766 115 320.

HAYLING ISLAND: 10am-5pm. May Day Arts Trail. Artists’ Open Studios across the island. Paintings, ceramics, textiles, photography, print making, etc. See brochures on line at maydayartstrail.co.uk or at tourist office, public library, Mike Peacock’s (Elm Grove).

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre, Hayling Park, Station Road (PO1 1 0HB). 10am-midday. Mini Me Market Hayling Island. Lots of good quality nearly-new and new bump to teen items for sale, perfect for families to buy a few bargains. Fundraising for Cancer Research UK. Admission £1. minimemarkets.co.uk.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Working Steam Museum, Iron Hill. 11am-5pm. Steam in Miniature. Members and friends of the West Surrey Model Traction Engine Club join us for a weekend when they will be displaying their miniature traction engines in steam. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

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: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. The Big Family Day. To celebrate some exciting new developments at the Guildhall, including the opening of the large bronze doors to the public, the launch of the new Zodiac Gallery and Freda Swain Business Lounge we are hosting a fun-filled family day. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Church, 287, Milton Road. 6.30pm. Choral Evensong with the Portsmouth Cathedral Choir. Part of St James’ Church centenary celebrations.

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 Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Art Trail Artists in Emsworth Museum. Featuring the work of Chris Abel and Jan Copsey. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 10.30am-4.30pm. May Day Arts Trail Exhibition. Artwork from the ABC Arts Group.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.

GIGS

HAYLING ISLAND: Lifeboat Inn, 30, Sea Front (PO11 9HL). 3pm-6pm. Mojo Dollar. Playing 60s, mod, beat and soul.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 12.30pm-2.40pm. Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. Free admission. (023) 9266 2440, hilsea-lido.org.uk/blue-lagoon.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 2pm-6pm. Acoustic Afternoon with Herbie, Keith, Graham and gang. All welcome to listen or join in.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8pm. The Milton James Four. Trad jazz. (023) 9275 2488.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. The Sensational Debbie C. (023) 9229 5195.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. One Night in Vegas. Seventh anniversary tour. Starring Martyn Lucas. Admission £18, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet wooden bench near car park, Cheque Way/Fitzroy Drive. 2.30pm. Two-hour Alver Valley Guided Walk. Led by a countryside officer. Organised by the Lee-on-the-Solent Residents Association. All are welcome to join us. (023) 9255 0285.

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.

MONDAY, MAY 13

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. Admission £2.50. (023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Entertainments Hall, Locksway Road, Milton. 7.30pm-10.15pm. Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence Dance. Dancing with Elaine Hardy. All welcome. BYO refreshments. Admission £3.50. (023) 9235 5388, 07732 968 236.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Medina School, Medina Road. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

GOSPORT: Serenity Sanctuary, 89, Brockhurst Road (PO12 3AT). 3pm-4pm. Light (Living in Greater Health Today) Group. An informal friendly group for people experiencing CFS/ME/FM and other chronic illnesses, run by people who have experienced these challenges themselves. Admission £5. (023) 9252 1673.

PORTSMOUTH: Wells Smith Room, St Cuthbert’s Church Centre, Hayling Avenue. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: St Francis Church, Northern Parade, Hilsea. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: Library, Elm Grove (PO11 9EE). 9am-7pm. May Day Arts Trail Exhibition. Exhibition in the foyer of work by May Day Arts Trail participants.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Executive Suite, Inn Lodge, Burrfields Road. 8pm. Portsmouth Jazz Club. Featuring the Roger Beaujolais Quartet. (023) 9225 5806, 9229 8161, portsmouthjazz.com.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. The Rocky Horror Show. A guaranteed non-stop party! Admission: £15-£33.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. An Evening of Two One-Act Plays: Anorak of Fire by Stephen Dinsdale and Bed Among the Lentils by Alan Bennett. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

HAVANT: Langstone Conservative Club, Emsworth Road. 10.30am. Health Issues Talk, organised by the Havant Complementary Health Group. All welcome. Admission: £3. (023) 9307 9413.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 2.30-4pm. Royal Dresser. Talk by Maureen Rose, organised by Petersfield U3A. Open to all members, £2 for visitors.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Bridge Centre, Fratton Road. 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. 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.

SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. 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.

SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Eastney Seafront Walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney, returning via Eastern Parade. 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.

SOUTHSEA: Sellers Coffee House, 1, Kent Road. 7.30pm. Spinnaker Speakers. Become a more confident speaker and better leader. 07713 358 148, spinnakerspeakers.org.

TUESDAY, MAY 14

CONCERTS

COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 7.15pm. Cosham Keyboard and Music Club Concert. Easy listening music for all to enjoy as some members play various keyboards. Tickets £5 (non members). All welcome. (023) 9237 6313, coshamkeyboardandmusicclub.co.uk.

DANCING

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: Library, Elm Grove (PO11 9EE). 9am-5pm. May Day Arts Trail Exhibition. Exhibition in the foyer of work by May Day Arts Trail participants.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. 10am-4pm. Churcher’s College Art Exhibition. Featuring a selection of lower school art work. (01730) 260756.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). No (15), 8pm; Chile, 2012. Subtitled. Directed by Pablo Larrain. Starring: Gael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro and Luis Gnecco. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Everyman Cinema, The Screen, Southgate Street. Where Do We Go Now? (12A); 8.15pm for 8.30pm. Subtitles. Lebanon, 2011. Social drama directed by Nadine Labaki. Starring: Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Leyla Hakim and Nadine Labaki. winchesterfilmsociety.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30-11.15pm. The Former Members of Country Joe & The Fish, Steve Miller Band and Blues Project. Blues. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge @ The RMA with the Paul Vinton Band. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Silhouettes. Plus: Follow Wyliss, Forever Can Wait, Henry Crew & The Monarchy. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

COSHAM: St Phillip’s Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. Party Piece. A play by Richard Harris, presented by the Highbury Players. (023) 9238 7329.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Queen of the Dance. Featuring Catherine Gallagher’s Irish Dance Tornado. Admission £21-£22. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Rutherford and Son. Drama written and set in the north of England, 1912. Directed by Jonathan Miller. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. The Rocky Horror Show. A guaranteed non-stop party! Admission: £15-£33.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. An Evening of Two One-Act Plays: Anorak of Fire by Stephen Dinsdale and Bed Among the Lentils by Alan Bennett. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

BISHOP’S WALTHAM: St Peter’s Church Hall, Free Street. 8pm. Freight Trains in England. Illustrated talk by SAteve Bigley. Organised by the Meon Valley Locomotive Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9269 8976.

CLANFIELD: Petersgate Infant School, Green Lane (PO8 0JU). 7.30pm. Nepal: a Plant Hunter’s Trek. Talk by Jim Love, organised by the Clanfield Gardening Club. Visitors and new members welcome. clanfieldgardeningclub.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Poverty in Emsworth and Westbourne in the Early 19th Century. Illustrated talk by Philip Robinson, organised by the Friends of Havant Museum. All welcome. Admission £2. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Physic Garden Room, High Street. 10.30am-midday. Confessions of a Country Lane Researcher. Talk by Tony Foster, who helps run the Lancashire Family History Centre. Organised by the Petersfield U3A Family History Group. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. (01730) 827374, petersfieldu3a.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Lecture Room 2.07, Park Building, University of Portsmouth, King Henry I Street. 7pm. Past and Present: The Medieval Churches of Portsmouth and Titchfield. Talk by author and local historian Sarah Quail. Organised by the Historical Association and preceded by their annual general meeting. All welcome. Admission £1. (023) 9235 7463, history.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Copnor. 10.30am. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore Walk. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: meet outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime Walk. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: St Luke’s Church Hall, Greetham Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Presentations and discussion of our book of the year: Little Dorrit ... at the monthly meeting of the Dickens Fellowship, Birthplace Branch. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1. (023) 9266 4205.

PORTSMOUTH: University of Portsmouth’s Portland Building, St James Street (PO1 3AH). 6.30pm for 7pm. The Life Enhancing Garden. Talk by Laura de Beden, organised by the Portsea Island Decorative and Fine Art Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9242 3976, portsmouthnadfas.co.uk.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 7pm. The Petersfield School Showcase. Admission free, retiring collection.

DANCING

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Social Club, Locksway Road. 8pm-10.15pm. Wednesday Ballroom Club. Come and enjoy some social ballroom dancing, ideal for couples. Admission £3. (023) 9307 7368.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, 10 Maurepas Way (Asda car park). 7.45pm-10.15pm. WACA Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members are always welcome. (023) 0261 3409, 9271 0060.

EVENTS

CLANFIELD: meet Memorial Hall, South Lane. 6.30pm. Garden Visit in Rogate. Organised by the Clanfield Gardening Club. Plus the In-House Spring Show. Visitors and new members welcome. clanfieldgardeningclub.org.uk.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 7.30pm-9pm. The Thorngate Singers meet weekly for a fun, informal hour and a half of singing. New members welcome. (023) 9251 0012.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 9am-1pm. Community BOOST Table Top and Craft Sale. Meet community organisations and craft businesses. Tables: 6ft at £6 and 4ft at £4. Refreshments available. (023) 9255 1706 or 9255 1303 to book a table.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Adventure Playground, Malins Road, Buckland. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: Isambard Brunel Junior School, Wymering Road, North End. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

SOUTHWICK: Golden Lion, High Street (PO17 6EB). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Martin. 07906 670 262, solentsocialising.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: Library, Elm Grove (PO11 9EE). 9am-5pm. May Day Arts Trail Exhibition. Exhibition in the foyer of work by May Day Arts Trail participants.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. 10am-4pm. Churcher’s College Art Exhibition. Featuring a selection of lower school art work. (01730) 260756.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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. First Position (U); 7pm. USA, 2011. Directed by Bess Kargman. Starring: Aran Bell, Rebecca Houseknecht and Joan Sebastian Zamora. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors for 8pm. Dave O’Higgins. Jazz. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Jade Kelly, 7pm; Tread Steady, 7.30pm; Fugative Orchestra, 8pm; Matt Jarvis, 8.30pm; The Beth Olive Band, 9pm; The Andy Muscat Band, 9.30pm; Aviv, 10.15pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 10.45pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Naked Beats. Live poetry plus music fusion. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Skints. Plus special guests Current Swell, and Gecko. Admission £11. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 3pm, 8pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

COSHAM: St Phillip’s Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. Party Piece. A play by Richard Harris, presented by the Highbury Players. (023) 9238 7329.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Rutherford and Son. Drama written and set in the north of England, 1912. Directed by Jonathan Miller. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. The Trench. Presented by Les Enfants Terribles the production blends live music, puppetry and physical performance. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. The Rocky Horror Show. A guaranteed non-stop party! Admission: £15-£33.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. An Evening of Two One-Act Plays: Anorak of Fire by Stephen Dinsdale and Bed Among the Lentils by Alan Bennett. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

CHICHESTER: meet West Dean Selsey Arms public house (PO18 0QX) at 11.05am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Circular six-mile walk via Gooshill Camp. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

EMSWORTH: meet Emsworth Recreation Ground car park (GR SU747067). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.15am. (01730) 269253.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: meet Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Old Portsmouth Walk. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower. 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.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 2.30-4pm. The History and Landscape of Steep. Talk by Tony Struthers, organised by Petersfield U3A. Members only.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Bransbury Park Community Centre, Eastney Road. 10.30am. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road, Copnor, 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton Foreshore Walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond/longer walk to Milton foreshore. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. 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.

SOUTHSEA: meet outside Canoe Lake Café, St Helens Parade. 10.30am. Canoe Lake/Southsea Seafront Walk. Through the Rose Garden and Rock Garden. 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.

THURSDAY, MAY 16

CONCERTS

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West Street (PO16 0EL). 7.30pm. Havant Chamber Orchestra in concert. Programme includes works by JS Bach, Grieg, Glazunov and Dvorak. Guest conductor Robin Browning. Soloists: Catherine Nicholson (flute) and Victoria Puttock (saxophone). Admission £12, concs (in advance or on door). Pre-concert talk: Glazunov, 6.30pm. (01243) 377430.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Live! Featuring Adrian Green and Noel Skinner (voice and piano). Admission: £3, concs. (023) 9282 3300.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.35. (023) 9226 6177.

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Entertainments Hall, Locksway Road, Milton. 7.30pm-10.15pm. Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence Dance. Dancing with Elaine Hardy. All welcome. BYO refreshments. Admission £3.50. (023) 9235 5388, 07732 968 236.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Paulsgrove Community Centre, Marsden Road, Paulsgrove. 1.15pm-2.45pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. Midday. Charity Lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch – the money raised will be used to support a charity.

SOUTHSEA: Second Chance House, Somers Bridge Road, Somers Town. 9.30am-11.30am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 9.30am-11.30am. St George’s Market. Eggs and home made preserves, honey, cards, jewellery, woodcraft, craft, cakes, and plants. Coffee and tea available. (023) 9226 4583, stgeorgesnews.org.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. 10am-4pm. Churcher’s College Art Exhibition. Featuring a selection of lower school art work. (01730) 260756.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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. Life of Pi (PG); 7pm. US, 2012. Directed by Ang Lee. Starring: Tobey Maguire, Tabu, Irrfan Khan and Suraj Shama. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: The Venue, Spur Road (PO19 8PR). 7.30pm. Chichester Country Music Club Irish Concert. Featuring: John McNichol. Admission: £10. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Ray Cooper (formerly of The Oysterband). Folk. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Jade Kelly, 7pm; Tread Steady, 7.30pm; Fugative Orchestra, 8pm; Matt Jarvis, 8.30pm; The Beth Oliver Band, 9pm; The Andy Muscat Band, 9.30pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 10pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 9pm. Dave Barrett.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Pierce The Veil. Plus special guests Woe Is Me, and Hands Like Houses. Admission £12. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

COSHAM: St Phillip’s Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. Party Piece. A play by Richard Harris, presented by the Highbury Players. (023) 9238 7329.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Rutherford and Son. Drama written and set in the north of England, 1912. Directed by Jonathan Miller. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. NT Live: This House. It’s 1974 and the corridors of Westminster ring with the sound of infighting and backbiting as Britain’s political parties battle to change the nation. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Guys and Dolls. Love story set in 1950s New York. Admission: £12, concs (show only); £22.50, concs (inc a two-course meal). (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. The Rocky Horror Show. A guaranteed non-stop party! Admission: £15-£33.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers. A spellbinding display of pure energy and sheer athleticism. Admission £19.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. An Evening of Two One-Act Plays: Anorak of Fire by Stephen Dinsdale and Bed Among the Lentils by Alan Bennett. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm-9pm. Haslar Lightship ‘Mary Mouse 2’. Talk by David Taylor who has been researching the lightship’s history for several years. Admission £4, concs. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue. 2pm. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Scott Road car park (off Military Road by The News Centre). 10.30am. Hilsea Lines Walk. Uneven footpaths take you around ‘Foxes Forest’ with its abundance of wildlife. 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.

SOUTHSEA: meet Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street. 10.30am. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

FRIDAY, MAY 17

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30pm. Perforate presents ... Jon Gurd and Ian Void (techno). Admission £5. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm-2am. Wolf Cub Club. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 1pm, 7.30pm. Roy Chubby Brown. With his bluest show yet. Admission £19.50. (023) 9282 8282.

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda &W Sounds. Admission: £3. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. Pride and Prejudice Reading Relay. As part of the national Museums at Night programme we will be undertaking a full reading of ‘Pride and Prejudice’. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Methodist Church and Pastoral Centre, 19, High Street. (PO10 7AQ). 1pm-3.30pm. Emsworth Arts and Crafts Market. Come and browse the many arts and crafts made by local people. 07812 938 719.

GOSPORT: Local and Naval Studies Centre, High Street. 7pm-9pm (last entry 8.30pm). Close Encounters of the Museum Kind. A civilized opportunity for adults to explore the historic room sets and the natural sciences area in SEARCH Hands-on Centre, normally reserved for school parties, and to meet expert staff. Book ahead or turn up on the night. Admission £2 pre-booked, £2.50 on door. 8pm-1am. Discover Ghosts at Gosport Discovery Centre. Supernatural Tours will host a ghost hunt in the old building and you can be a part of it! The evening will include an introductory session to ghost hunting and the chance to investigate this historic building. Admission £25 pp. (023) 9252 3463.

WEST MEON: West Meon Pub (GU32 1JX). Weekend Motor Cycle Rally. Silly games, bike show. Womble’s Rock Roadshow all weekend. Friday night band: Ravenous. Admission £10, pre-booked; £15 on gate. In aid of Naomi House and Jacksplace. 07864 105 287, 07973 417 342.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: Library, Elm Grove (PO11 9EE). 9am-5pm. May Day Arts Trail Exhibition. Exhibition in the foyer of work by May Day Arts Trail participants.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. 10am-4pm. Churcher’s College Art Exhibition. Featuring a selection of lower school art work. (01730) 260756.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Colvin Quarmby. Admission £13.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Club disco.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Megson. Folk. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAVANT: Wheelwright Arms, 27, Emsworth Road. 9pm. Hour Glass. Rock band.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring: The Paul Garner Band. All welcome. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. Soulboots.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Silhouettes. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Matt O’Neil Live Lounge Acoustic. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Ian Prowse. The singer-songwriter from Pele and Amsterdam. Plus: Winters Hill. Admission £6. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Hazzard County. Southern rock band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Teen Spirit – Nirvana tribute farewell show. Plus special guests Dropzone. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. Not The Royal Variety Performance. Presented by The Phoenix Players. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

COSHAM: St Phillip’s Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. Party Piece. A play by Richard Harris, presented by the Highbury Players. (023) 9238 7329.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Guys and Dolls. Love story set in 1950s New York. Admission: £12, concs (show only); £22.50, concs (inc a two-course meal). (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Rutherford and Son. Drama written and set in the north of England, 1912. Directed by Jonathan Miller. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5.30pm, 8.30pm. The Rocky Horror Show. A guaranteed non-stop party! Admission: £15-£33.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. An Evening of Two One-Act Plays: Anorak of Fire by Stephen Dinsdale and Bed Among the Lentils by Alan Bennett. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: meet Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade. 10.30am. Seafront Walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. 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.

SATURDAY, MAY 18

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30pm. Tribalistic presents ... Kristian and Lord Flames (psy trance and tech house). Admission £5. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 9.30pm-2am. Hipshaker. Featuring Mojo Dollar live on stage. Plus Hipshaker DJs. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Havant Comedy Club. With resident host Joe Wells and featuring Ava Vidal, Tom Toal and Gareth Morinan. Admission £9.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

CONCERTS

DENMEAD: All Saints Church, Hambledon Road. 7.30pm. Hampshire Police Male Voice Choir in concert. Admission £8.

PORTSMOUTH: St Agatha’s Church, Market Way, Landport. 7.30pm. Closer in Harmony, presented by the Portsmouth Chorus. Featuring Sarah Jerling (soloist), also the Portsmouth Chorus Junior Choir. Admission £10, concs, in advance or on door. (023) 9261 9726, theportsmouthchorus.com.

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Church, Lichfield Road, Copnor. 7.30pm. Hampshire Recorder Sinfonia in concert. Includes well-known early music, arrangements of Romantic music and specially-written music. Admission £7 (inc drink). (023) 9282 1470. stcuthbertwithstaidan.org.uk, or messychurch.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Salvation Army Citadel, Albert Road. 7pm. Southsea Citadel Band 130th Celebration Concert. With Andrew Newell (trombone), Stephen Kane (Euphonium), Southsea Citadel Band and Singing Company. Admission free.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls Ballroom, Bury Road. 7.30pm-11.45pm. Freestyle Jive Dance to the music of Rockin the Joint, plus DJ. 50s era jive music. (023) 9242 8732.

EVENTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. 10.30am for 11am-3.30pm. Writing Workshop: Fifty Miles of Good Road, character’s journeys and journeys for characters. Admission £20, concs. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. Harry and the Dinosaurs Story Time Special. Suitable for under-10s accompanied by an adult. Free, no need to book, but places limited. (023) 9252 3463.

HAVANT, WATERLOOVILLE and LEIGH PARK: 10am-5pm. May Day Arts Trail. Artists’ Open Studios across the area. Paintings, ceramics, textiles, photography, print making, etc. See brochures on line at maydayartstrail.co.uk, (023) 9246 9104.

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church Big Hall, Mengham. 9.30am. Plant and Cake Stall. Organised by The Rowans Haying Island Support Group.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church Hall, The Square. 7.30pm. Charity Quiz Night. In aid of the Winton House Centre. Tables of six. Prizes for the winning team. Quiz master John Leete. Admission £12 inc ploughmans. (01730) 266046.

PORTCHESTER: Methodist Church Hall, Castle Street. 10am-1.30pm. Spring Fayre. Variety of stalls, including plants, books, bric-a-brac, cake stall, toiletries, jewellery, lucky dip, etc. (023) 9232 6917.

PORTCHESTER: Wicor Primary School, Hatherley Crescent. 8am-3pm. St Mary’s Car Boot Sale. In aid of the St Mary’s Church Building Development Fund. Cars and vans, £8.

PORTSMOUTH: Lakeside, North Harbour. 10am-4pm. Dragon Boat Festival. Organised by the Rotary Clubs of Portsmouth and Southsea and Southsea Castle. Plenty to see and do, food outlets, charity marquees and picnic area. No BBQs! Car parking by 32 donation.

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.

SOUTHSEA: The Garden @ Art Space, Art Space Portsmouth, 27, Brougham Road (PO5 4PA). Plant Sale. Come and buy a selection of plants for flower bed and veg plot in our award-winning garden. Donations of plants and garden equipment gratefully received. artspace.co.uk.

WEST MEON: West Meon Pub (GU32 1JX). Weekend Motor Cycle Rally. Silly games, bike show. Womble’s Rock Roadshow all weekend. Saturday night band: Full Metal Racket. Admission £10, pre-booked; £15 on gate. In aid of Naomi House and Jacksplace. 07864 105 287, 07973 417 342.

EXHIBITIONS

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Art Trail Artists in Emsworth Museum. Featuring the work of Chris Abel and Jan Copsey. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: Library, Elm Grove (PO11 9EE). 9am-1pm. May Day Arts Trail Exhibition. Exhibition in the foyer of work by May Day Arts Trail participants.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. 10am-4pm. Churcher’s College Art Exhibition. Featuring a selection of lower school art work. (01730) 260756.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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

LISS: Triangle Centre. Les Miserables (12A); 3pm, 7.30pm. Directed by: Tom Hooper. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway. Admission: £6 in advance, £7 on door. (01730) 301000.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Spirit of ’45 (U); 7pm. UK, 2013. Directed by Ken Loach. Documentary about the post-war Labour government battling to restore the UK’s economy. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Tribute Night with Bootleg Bowie, plus City Lights Disco.

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. House of Hats.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.30pm. The Bittertown Marys. Rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street. 8.30pm. Lee Ray.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. Fleet Street.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Veronique Devine and The Vixens present: Rock with the Foxes (military themed). Guests include: Ms Scarlet Delights; Gloria Miller; Toy Town; and Dropzone. Admission £5 in advance, £7 on door. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Nothing Yet (ex Running On Empty). All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. The Deads. Plus Kill Kasper; and The Pretty Visitors. Admission £3. Followed by Champagne Justice DJs till 2am. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. The Freestyle Funk Collective. Eight-piece funk soul band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Skunk Funk. Soul/funk band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. Not The Royal Variety Performance. Presented by The Phoenix Players. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park.2.45pm, 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

COSHAM: St Phillip’s Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. Party Piece. A play by Richard Harris, presented by the Highbury Players. (023) 9238 7329.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. Bram Stoker’s Dracula. 7.30pm. This version is set in the 1920s and is presented by HIADS. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 11.30am, 2pm. Kids’ Club: Theseus and the Minotaur. Travel back to ancient Greece and join Theseus on his quest to rid Greece of the Minotaur. Admission: £7.50, concs. 8pm. Guys and Dolls. Love story set in 1950s New York. Admission: £12, concs (show only); £22.50, concs (inc a two-course meal). (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Rutherford and Son. Drama written and set in the north of England, 1912. Directed by Jonathan Miller. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5pm, 8.30pm. The Rocky Horror Show. A guaranteed non-stop party! Admission: £15-£33.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. An Evening of Two One-Act Plays: Anorak of Fire by Stephen Dinsdale and Bed Among the Lentils by Alan Bennett. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

FARNHAM: meet Waverley Abbey car park, one mile south east of Farnham (GR SU870455). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A nine-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.15am. (01730) 269253.

PURBROOK: meet Purbrook Church at 10am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Linear seven-mile walk to Portchester via Place Wood and Portsdown. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

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