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What’s on around the area this weekend

TODAY

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: The Rose in June, 102 Milton Road. 7pm. Comedy Under Canvas. An evening of comedy with David Tsonos, Jamie Gosney, Taco and Matt Price. Compere Sheraz Yousaf

Tickets £7 advance, £8 on the door.

Contact (023) 9282 4191.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Stage Door, 78 West Marlands Road, SO14 7FW. 8pm. The Devils Are All Here. An evening of mentalism. Tickets £10. Visit speakeasysoton.co.uk or contact (023) 8071 0648.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, outside Boathouse No.7,

Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 7.30pm. Victory 250 Concert. Seats provided, food and drink will be available to be purchased on the night but you can bring your own picnic. Tickets £20, concessions £15. Contact (023) 9283 9766 or visit historicdockyard.co.uk/dockyardatdusk.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 10am-8pm. Living with dementia festival. Organised by the Chichester Cultural Learning Partnership. Events include craft workshops, interactive history sessions and a tea dance. Tickets must be booked in advance. Visit cft.org.uk/dementiafestival or contact the box office on 01243 781312.

COSHAM: St Philip’s Church Hall, Hawthorn Crescent. 11am-2pm. Table Top Sale. Refreshments with bacon rolls & homemade soup, variety of tables & homemade cakes. Admission 40p Contact (023) 9237 9278 for further details or to book a table.

DRAYTON: Drayton United Church Hall, Havant Road. 10.30am-midday. Plant Sale. Arranged by Farlington and District Garden Club and Salisbury Road Allotment Association. Children’s activities and refreshments available. Free admission. Call Shirley Goode on (023) 9311 2393 for more information.

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95 North Street. Free jukebox.

SOUTHSEA: The Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade, PO5 3ST. 6.30pm. Ridon Glass Night of Champions Darts Event. World number one Michael van Gerwen will headline a field of darting luminaries. Tickets from £27.50. For bookings visit bhlivetickets.co.uk/Online or call 0844 576 3000.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Royal Naval Club & Royal Albert Yacht Club, 17 Pembroke Road, PO1 2NT. 2pm. Society for Nautical Research meeting. ‘Devenport and Portsmouth Naval Dockyards with Ann Coats. Bar lunches available from noon. Admission £3. Contact (023) 9283 1461 for more details.

SOUTHSEA: St. Simon’s Church, Waverley Road, PO5 2PW. 12.30pm. Table top sale. Cakes and refreshments. Admission free.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The Alresford Monday Painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Museum, 10b North Street, PO10 7DD. 10.30am-4.30pm. Emsworth art trail. Several diverse pieces of art in different media are on display. Admission free, all welcome.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph from 2002 to 2012. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org for more information.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, PO12 2AS. 10am-4.30pm. First Out, Last In. Exhibition focusing on the role of the Royal Navy’s submarines during the First World War. See objects, photographs, rare images and personal accounts. Admission free with valid museum ticket. Contact (023) 9251 0354 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gallery @ Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. It also reveals Paul’s own projects influenced by British folklore and landscapes. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the

venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Jewellers’ Showcase. Wendy Nutt and Jill Clark are exhibiting as visiting artists in the first half of 2015. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Who’s Tommy Exhibition. Features touring exhibitions, and visitors are also able to enjoy rooms that reflect on Portsmouth music and the history of the Guildhall. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No.6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, PO1 3LJ. 7pm. Dark Horse: The Water Diviner (15). Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to bring the bodies of his four sons home, who are missing, presumed dead, after the monumental World War I Battle of Gallipoli. Tickets £8, concessions £6.50. Contact 074350 29408 or visit no6cinema.co.uk for information.

GIGS

COPNOR: Moneyfields Sport and Social Club, Moneyfield Avenue, Copnor PO3 6LA. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes. Playing music from the 1950s and 60s. Admission free.

PORTSMOUTH: The Harvest Home, 106 Copnor Road, PO3 5AN. 9pm. Mr Clean. Live music from the Jam tribute band.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. The Anthems. Rock covers band.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 2.30 & 7.30pm. Way Upstream. Four old friends, one cruising boat, two weeks off work, and the scenic River Orb. A play about friendship, love, desire and power. Tickets: £10, £25, £29, children £8.50.

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 7.45pm. The Rehearsal - preview.The Count is planning an evening of amateur dramatics but it soon becomes clear that there will be as much passion and intrigue off stage as on.Tickets: £25-£30, 16-25s £8.50.

PORTSEA: The Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Road, PO1 3BS. 2pm & 7.30pm. A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Hermia loves Lysander and Helena loves Demetrius, but Demetrius is supposed to be marrying Hermia. When the Duke of Athens tries to enforce the marriage, the lovers take refuge in the woods and wander into the midst of a dispute between the king and queen of the fairies. As part of the ‘Into the Woods Festival’, Groundlings Theatre will be transformed into a forest. Non allocated seating is available or you can bring a cushion and sit amongst the forest fauna. Tickets £14, concessions £12, family £42. Contact (023) 9273 7370 or visit groundlings.co.uk for bookings and more information.

TOMORROW

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 4pm. Music Foundation Concert. A concert to support the Music Foundation. Retiring Collection in aid of the St Mary’s Music Foundation, which supports young people from the area in developing their musical skills. Admission free.

DANCING

FAREHAM: Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, PO17 5AL. 1.30-4pm. Tea Dance. 50/50 ballroom and sequence dance. Admission £3 including tea and biscuits. Large car park. Contact 07980 058310 or visit ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk for more information.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2-5pm. Miniature railway track. Both steam and/or electric locomotives.

Weather permitting. Admission 40p per person for two circuits of track.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The Alresford Monday Painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Museum, 10b North Street, PO10 7DD. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Emsworth art trail. Several diverse pieces of art in different media are on display. Admission free, all welcome.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph from 2002 to 2012. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org for more information.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, PO12 2AS. 10am-4.30pm. First Out, Last In. Exhibition focusing on the role of the Royal Navy’s submarines during the First World War. See objects, photographs, rare images and personal accounts. Admission free with valid museum ticket. Please contact (023) 9251 0354 for more information.

STAGE

PORTSEA: The Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Road, PO1 3BS. 2pm & 7.30pm. A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Hermia loves Lysander and Helena loves Demetrius, but Demetrius is supposed to be marrying Hermia. When the Duke of Athens tries to enforce the marriage, the lovers take refuge in the woods and wander into the midst of a dispute between the king and queen of the fairies. As part of the ‘Into the Woods Festival’, Groundlings Theatre will be transformed into a forest. Non allocated seating is available or bring a cushion and sit amongst the forest fauna. Tickets £14, concessions £12, family £42. Contact (023) 9273 7370 or visit groundlings.co.uk for bookings and information.


WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: The Wildgrounds, Middle Barn, Rodney Close, PO13 8EJ. 2pm. Woodland Walk: A walk to see oaks and bluebells. Organised by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust – Gosport Branch. A walk to see oaks and bluebells led by Jim Park, Countryside Ranger, through the Wildgrounds Nature Reserve to see the largest collection of ancient oaks in Hampshire and possibly carpets of bluebells. For more information on this event, please contact Jim Park on 07770 453949.


PORTSMOUTH: 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. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team.


MONDAY

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Association, Wootton Road, PO6 3AP. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s modern sequence dance club. Tuition of new dances included. New members welcome. Admission £2.50, tea and biscuits included. Contact (023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: Thorngate hall, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea dance. Admission £2.50 including tea and biscuit.

PORTSMOUTH: Milton Village Hall, 182 Milton Road, PO4 8PR. 8pm. Salsa. Learn beginners or improvers salsa, including group dances. Admission £6.

SOUTHSEA: Devonshire Avenue Baptist Church Hall, Winter Road, PO4 9ED. 7.30pm. Ballroom and Latin dance class. With Instep Dance Club. Beginners 7.30pm-8.30pm; free practice dance 8.30pm-8.45pm; improvers 8.45pm-9.30pm. Admission £5 or £6 for two sessions. (023) 9264 9991.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 10am-8pm. Living with dementia festival. Organised by the Chichester Cultural Learning Partnership. Events include craft workshops, interactive history sessions and a tea dance. Tickets must be booked in advance. Visit cft.org.uk/dementiafestival or contact the box office on 01243 781312.

COSHAM: Cosham Library, Spur Road. 2pm-4pm. Craft group. Craft, tea, cake and a warm welcome. Telephone (023) 9268 8705 for more details.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ.7pm–9pm. Developing Room 2 photography workshop. Photo editing workshop for adults, working with an expert tutor to improve photo editing skills. For beginners and improvers. Equipment provided but participants can bring their own laptop if they have photos ready to work on. Places must be booked at the museum or by calling 01329 822063. Admission £10 adults, £7.50 for ages 60+.

GOSPORT: Town Hall, council offices, committee room one. 2-4pm. Gosport access group and disability forum meeting. Informal gathering for people with mixed disabilities, carers and supporters, with one or two speakers each meeting and time for discussing any access issues of concern in Gosport.

NORTH END: North End Baptist Church, Powerscourt Road. 10am-midday. Copnor coffee club for the over 50s. Tea, cake, activites and a warm welcome. Admission £2. Telephone (023) 9268 8705 for more details.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The Alresford Monday Painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph. Admission free.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, PO12 2AS. 10am-4.30pm. First Out, Last In. Exhibition focusing on the role of the Royal Navy’s submarines during the First World War. Contact (023) 9251 0354 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gallery @ Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. Admission free.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre.