What’s on for Saturday November 16, 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, NOV 16

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Munchkins Birthday Bash. With Mark EG. Admission £5 in advance, more on door. (023) 9229 6352.

CONCERTS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 8pm. Concert in Memory of Peter Dodd. One year on from Pete’s untimely passing, the Dodd family and friends have organised an evening of entertainment in celebration of Pete’s life and love of music. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 3pm. Chamber Music Concert. Presented by Angela Zanders. Admission free, retiring collection. (01730) 260213.

DANCING

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 7pm-11pm. 78 Club Dance. Everyone welcome. Admission £7.

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Lane. 8pm-11pm. Ballroom Dance. Admission: £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

BEDHAMPTON: St John Ambulance Hall, Fraser Road. 9am-midday. Crafty Turners. Monthly wood turning and craft work club for 10 to 15-year-old children. (023) 9238 9005, 07947 664 449 for details.

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 10.30am-3.30pm. Clanfield Crafts. Featuring a variety of crafts, including macramé, knitting and crochet, silversmith jewellery, textiles, soaps and candles, fused glass, photography, etc. 07954 584 090.

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

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford (GU10 2DL). 10.30am-3pm. Christmas Craft Fair. Traditional and modern crafts demonstrated with original and sometimes unusual gifts for sale. The museum itself is closed but refreshments will be available. (01252) 795571, rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-3pm. Stop Motion Animation. An opportunity to learn animation techniques using paper characters created by you. Ages eight to 12 years. Admission £20. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

GOSPORT: Gosport Masonic Hall, 5, Clarence Road (PO12 1BB). 7pm doors. Charity Quiz. In aid of the Julie Duffin Memorial Fund. (023) 9236 5563.

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.

GRAYSHOTT: Applegarth Farm, Headley Road (GU26 6JL). 11am-7pm. Make UK and Applegarth Farm Christmas Craft Fair. Unique collections of hand made gifts and accessories made locally.

HAVANT: The Café, The Spring, East Street. 10.30am. Storytelling. Magical worlds, faraway places and silly stories all brought to life by storyteller Nikki Kidd. For four to eight year olds, must be accompanied by an adult. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: St Mary’s Church Hall, Church Road, South Hayling. 7pm for 7.30pm. Quiz Night. Admission £8 (inc hot meal and dessert). BYO drink. Tickets (in advance) on (023) 9311 3011.

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

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-4pm. Magic, Murder and Mythology! Egyptian Storytelling and Shadow Puppets – Workshop. With expert storytellers Michael and Wendy Dacre. Admission £12. Followed at 3pm. Performance. Join Michael, Wendy and workshop participants as they tell a traditional Egyptian story. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Holiday Inn, Pembroke Road (PO1 2TA). 10am-3.30pm. South Coast Ship Show. Includes a maritime film show and a programme of speakers and other attractions, supplementing the displays and traders from the fields of maritime modelling, art, memorabilia and publishing, as well as information on a number of relevant maritime societies in the area. Interested in ships and shipping? Come along and enjoy the show! (01489) 579099.

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Church, Lichfield Road, Copnor. 10am-3pm. November Fayre. With a range of stalls including toiletries, preserves and home made cakes. There will also be fun activities for children. Admission 50p. Proceeds will go towards church running costs. stcuthbertwithstaidan.org.uk, or messychurch.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Church, 287, Milton Road. 10.30am-1pm. Christmas Bazaar. Grand draw, Santa’s Grotto, books/toys, craft/games, tombola, refreshments, jewellery, toiletries, gifts and much more. Admission 25p.

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. (023) 9282 2990.

SOUTH HARTING: Village Hall. 7pm for 7.30pm. Fun Quiz. For tables of eight. Come along with a party, a friend, or just come along by yourself to enjoy an informal evening at the hall. Admission £5 on door.

SOUTHWICK: St James’ without-the-Priory Gate Church, High Street (PO17 6EB). 10.30am-3.30pm. The Organist Entertains Your Christmas Shopping. In aid of the Rowans Hospice. Local craft, gifts and hospice calendars, cards, diaries, etc. Refreshments. Admission free. (023) 9238 2433, 9237 0647.

WINCHESTER: Guildhall, Broadway, High Street. 10am-5pm. Contemporary Jewellery and Silversmithing Fair. Exhibitors at the fair include jewellers working in gold, silver, platinum, palladium, aluminium, copper, brass, glass and bronze and incorporating felt, gem stones, seaglass, buttons, pearls, glass, enamelwork and beads into their work. Admission £4. (01622) 747 325.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring paintings by Maureen Moss and photographs by Steve Guilfoyle. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 10am-1pm. George Grosz: The Big No. One of the greatest satirical artists of the 20th century. Featuring two of the most famous portfolios of his drawings: EcceHomo, 1923 and Hintergrund, 1928. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 10am-5pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. Local artists showcase their latest work. (01730) 260213.

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

LISS: Triangle Centre, Mill Road. Summer in February (15); 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by: Christopher Menaul. Starring: Dominic Cooper, Dan Stevens and Emily Browning. Admission: £6 in advance, £7 on door. (01730) 301000.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. For Those in Peril (18); 7pm. UK 2013. Directed by Paul Wright. Starring: Kate Dickie, George MacKay, Nichola Burley and Michael Smiley. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Colin Hay. Men at Work legend. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, 51, George Street. 8.30pm. Dave Barrett.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors. Bellowhead. Admission £18.50/£23.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. Double Barrell. Performing Brit pop and Ska favourites.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. China White. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Joiners Birthday Party. Featuring Pella and Civil Eyes. Rock, acoustic. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. Mayfield. Eight-piece, soul/funk band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Foo Forgers. Foo Fighters tribute band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms/Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 5pm. Pompey Rumble 2013. Featuring: Nigel Lewis and The Zorchmen; The Caravans; Coffin Nails; Thee Waltons; The Surfin Wombatz; Steve and The Raise. With DJs Skitzo Joel, Dolly, Spikey Mark and The Watford Weangler. Admission £15. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Presented by Propeller. Admission: £15-£26.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Little Women. Louisa May Alcott’s classic tale is presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors. Presented by the Southsea Shakespeare Actors. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 7.30pm. Strictly Gershwin. The New Foxtrot Serenaders are a seven-piece show band that specialises in the music of the 1920s, 30s and 40s. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 3pm, 7.30pm. Scrooge. Musical starring Tommy Steele. Admission: £14-£37, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Birdsong. A play by Rachel Wagstaff based on Sebastian Faulks’ novel, presented by CCADS in this Remembrance Week. Admission £11-£15. (01329) 846646 for tickets.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Dad’s Army. Platoon attenshun!!. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Patience. A Gilbert & Sullivan musical comedy presented by Winchester Operatic Society. Admission £14.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet Hilsea Lines car park (GR SU654 044). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-and-a-half-mile walk (walkers will return to Hilsea by bus. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, NOV 17

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. Featuring Stephen Norris (piano) playing music by Mozart, Beethoven, Szymanowski, Liszt, etc. Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court (off Castle Street). 7pm-9pm. Ballroom Dance. Admission £3.50 (inc tea/cake). (023) 9235 1162.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening Bingo and Quiz in the Lounge.

GOSPORT: Gipsy Queen, 160, Whitworth Road (PO12 3NW). 9pm-11pm. The Sunday Quiz. (023) 9258 0626.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

WINCHESTER: Guildhall, Broadway, High Street. 10am-5pm. Contemporary Jewellery and Silversmithing Fair. Exhibitors at the fair include jewellers working in gold, silver, platinum, palladium, aluminium, copper, brass, glass and bronze and incorporating felt, gem stones, seaglass, buttons, pearls, glass, enamelwork and beads into their work. Admission £4. (01622) 747 325.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring paintings by Maureen Moss and photographs by Steve Guilfoyle. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 10am-5pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. Local artists showcase their latest work. (01730) 260213.

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.

GIGS

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 6pm. Music, Ammore and Maccaroni. Italian ‘Dolce Vita’ with Pasta life on stage. Admission £10, concs. (01420) 472 664.

GOSPORT: Gipsy Queen, 160, Whitworth Road (PO12 3NW). 8.30pm-11.30pm. Soulpatch. (023) 9258 0626.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. The Nashville Teens. Rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: King Street Tavern, 70, King Street. The Three Belles. A 1940s trio. thekingstreettavern.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Into It, Over It. Plus: Slingshot Dakota and Koji. Acoustic, emo, punk. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. Secret Smile. Rachael Hawnt and Ash Cutler play the greats. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 1pm-4pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 2pm. Snagg and Diggs. Rock duo. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Emily Barker and The Red Clay Halo. Plus special guests Chris T-T. Admission £12. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7pm. Circus of Horrors: London After Midnight. Celebrating 18 yers of shock n roll. Admission £15-£23. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 3pm. Le Corsaire. Ballet from Bolshoi Moscow. (01428) 642161 for further details.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Look Stranger. Presented by Utter Jazz with readings by Samuel West, celebrating Britten’s centenary. Admission £17, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

MONDAY, NOV 18

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).

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 1pm. Lunchtime Concert with Churcher’s College. Admission free, retiring collection. (01730) 260213.

EVENTS

PETERSFIELD: Winton House, High Street. 10.30am-12.30pm. JCPF Phoenix Centre Healing Clinic. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-12.45pm. JCPF Spiritual Healing Clinic. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-midday. New Age Kurling. Friendly competitive fun with gentle exercise. All welcome. Admission: £2.50/session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: Landport Community Centre, Charles Street (PO1 1JD). 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week. (023) 9283 1259.

SOUTHSEA: Havelock Community Centre, Fawcett Road. 7pm-8.30pm. Mindful Living Club. Support for people interested in practising mindfulness in their daily lives. Admission £6 on the door. 07540 751 910.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring paintings by Maureen Moss and photographs by Steve Guilfoyle. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. George Grosz: The Big No. One of the greatest satirical artists of the 20th century. Featuring two of the most famous portfolios of his drawings: EcceHomo, 1923 and Hintergrund, 1928. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 10am-5pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. Local artists showcase their latest work. (01730) 260213.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Jazz Morley. Singer/songwriter. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Sweet Baboo. Plus: Glass Canyons; and Eyes Like The Sky. Indie, pop, folk, post-rock, rock. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7pm. Seasons in Wreckage EP launch party. Plus special guests High Hopes, and Fall of Idols. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. September in the Rain. Claire Sweeney and John Thomson star in John Godber’s bittersweet comedy. Admission: £20-£21.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

CLANFIELD: Petersgate Infant School, Green Lane (PO8 0UJ). 7.30pm. A History of Policing. A talk by Alan Bridgman, organised by the Hyden Clanfield Women’s Institute. Flower of the month competition. Book sale. Visitors and new members welcome.

COSHAM: The Link (formerly Uncle Tom’s Cabin), Havant Road. 2pm-4pm. Annual General Meeting of the Portsdown Branch of the U3A. All welcome. Admission: £2. (023) 9237 8785, 9237 4044.

EMSWORTH: Mountford Room, Community Centre, Church Path. 7.30pm. The Rise and Fall of Emma Hamilton. Illustrated talk by Dr Bob France, organised by the Friends of Emsworth Maritime and Historical Trust. Admission £3. All welcome. (01243) 378091.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Spring Annual General Meeting. This is your chance to put your questions to the centre director and The Spring trustees. Free entry, and all are welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Room, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm-9pm. Recycling Mobile Phones. A talk by Professor Ian Williams, Applied Environmental Science, University of Southampton, organised by The Science Discovery Group. All welcome. Admission: £3. (01243) 373848.

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Castle View WI monthly meeting. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9238 9443.

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.

TUESDAY, NOV 19

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge/Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 9pm. Concrete Music presents ... (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

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

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring paintings by Maureen Moss and photographs by Steve Guilfoyle. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. George Grosz: The Big No. One of the greatest satirical artists of the 20th century. Featuring two of the most famous portfolios of his drawings: EcceHomo, 1923 and Hintergrund, 1928. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 10am-5pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. Local artists showcase their latest work. (01730) 260213.

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.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, Market Square. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Write Angle Poetry and Music Open Mic Night. Featuring special guest Afric McGlinchey. Plus open mic for anyone to show what they can do, or just come and enjoy. Admission £4. petersfieldwriteangle.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Sally Barker and Vicki Genfan. Singer/songwriter. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm. Beady Eye. Admission £27.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-11.30pm. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge @ The RMA. Acoustic showcase night. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Bootleg Sixties Sight and Sound Show. Featuring The Overtures. Admission £18.50/£20.50. (01329) 846646 for tickets.

SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents ... Robert High-Wire, 7.30pm; Dean Jack Curtis, 8pm; Lyndsey Lang, 8.30pm; Dan Gordon, 9pm; The Milkmen, 9.30pm; Eagle & Weeks, 10pm-11pm. vinylrecords.co.uk/gigguide.txt.

SOUTHWICK: Golden Lion, High Street (PO17 6EB). 8.15pm-11pm. Delta Syncopators. Traditional jazz band. (023) 9221 0437.

STAGE

COSHAM: St Phillip’s Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. 7.30pm. Inspector Drake and the Perfekt Crime. Comedy by David Tristram, presented by the Highbury Players. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9238 7329.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. September in the Rain. Claire Sweeney and John Thomson star in John Godber’s bittersweet comedy. Admission: £20-£21.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. The Nutcracker on Ice. Presented by The Imperial Ice Stars. Admission: £17.50-£35, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Beauty and the Beast. What do you get when a born freak, a former beauty queen and an award-winning maverick director tell the true story of Beauty and the Beast? Warning: this show contains both beautiful and beastly nudity. Admission £17, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

LISS: Triangle Centre, Mill Road, Mill Road (GU33 7DX). 7.30pm. Practical Evening making Christmas Cards ... and new members welcome. Admission £5 for visitors. (01730) 890098.

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Castle Street (PO16 9PY). 7.30pm. Annual General Meeting and The RSPCA Solent Branch. AGM followed by a talk given by Vanessa Eden, organised by the Portchester Civic Society. All welcome. (023) 9238 2778, portchestercivicsociety.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: British Rail Social Club, Selbourne Terrace, Fratton. 7.30pm for 8pm. Mixed Traction. Illustrated talk by Martin Davis. Organised by the Portsmouth Regional Group of the Mid-Hants Railway Preservation Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: by £2 donation. (023) 9267 1251.

PORTSMOUTH: Drayton Institute, 238, Havant Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Forecastle to Footlights. A talk by Dave Allport, organised by the Over 50 Friendship Centre. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1.50 (inc tea and biscuit).

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.

WEDNESDAY, NOV 20

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: Main Entrance, St James Hospital, Locksway Road, Milton (PO4 8LD). 8pm-10.15pm. Wednesday Ballroom Club. Come and enjoy some social ballroom dancing. Ideal for couples. Admission £3. (023) 9307 7368.

ROGATE: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Scottish Country Dancing. Suitable for both new and experienced dancers . Partner not necessary. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: £3. (01730) 263008.

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) 9271 0060.

EVENTS

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 9am-12.30pm. Lee-on-the-Solent Residents Association (LoSRA) 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, leeresidents.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-midday. Arts and Crafts Group. Join in with what’s happening or bring your own project to do. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsea Adventure Playground, Aylward Street, Portsea. 1pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week. (023) 9283 1259.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring paintings by Maureen Moss and photographs by Steve Guilfoyle. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. George Grosz: The Big No. One of the greatest satirical artists of the 20th century. Featuring two of the most famous portfolios of his drawings: EcceHomo, 1923 and Hintergrund, 1928. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 10am-5pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. Local artists showcase their latest work. (01730) 260213.

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

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. Much Ado About Nothing (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by: Joss Whedon. Starring: Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker and Fran Kranz. Admission £5, concs. (01420) 472 664.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Captain Phillips (12A); 7.45pm. Directed by Paul Greengrass. Starring: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi and Barkhad Abdirahman. (01428) 642161 for further details.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 6pm. Shorts::Cut. A chance to see this year’s pick of the crop of short films by local filmmakers. Featuring a range of films and genres. Please check the website for guidance on audience suitability as some films may be unsuitable for young audiences. 8pm. Bafta Shorts. A collection of new short films from BAFTA. Please check the website for audience guidance. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, (PO12 2HE). 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: The Sussex Jazz Kings. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring Claudia.

PORTSMOUTH: Live Lounge, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm dinner for 8pm show. Beverley Craven. Admission £25 for two-course dinner; £15 for show. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Club. Friendly atmosphere. All musicians welcome. Full stage, turbo sound system, lighting. Full recording capability. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Date. Plus: Puppet Cell; My Design; Red Tails; Ed Wirgman. Indie, pop, folk, post-rock, rock. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Hacktivist. Plus special guests: The Algorithm; and Set Your Sails. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

COSHAM: St Phillip’s Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. 7.30pm. Inspector Drake and the Perfekt Crime. Comedy by David Tristram, presented by the Highbury Players. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9238 7329.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. September in the Rain. Claire Sweeney and John Thomson star in John Godber’s bittersweet comedy. Admission: £20-£21.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Little Women. Louisa May Alcott’s classic tale is presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7pm. The Nutcracker on Ice. Presented by The Imperial Ice Stars. Admission: £17.50-£35, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Christmas Carol: a magical winter musical. A timely festive treat presented by Talkwood Productions. Admission £17.50-£19.50. (01329) 846646 for tickets.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf. Marriage torn apart and put together again. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Beauty and the Beast. What do you get when a born freak, a former beauty queen and an award-winning maverick director tell the true story of Beauty and the Beast? Warning: this show contains both beautiful and beastly nudity. Admission £17, concs. Pre-show lecture tonight 6pm, free, but please reserve your place when booking your ticket. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FROXFIELD: meet ‘Pub with No Name’ car park (GR SU714 290). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A 10-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.40am. (01730) 269253.

HAVANT: meet Havant Bus Station. 10.20am. Six-mile flat, linear walk to Hayling Island Beachlands via oyster beds and Hayling Billy Line. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

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. 2.30pm-4pm. Evelyn Dunbar – War and Country. Talk by Dr Gill Clark, organised by the Arts & Heritage Group of the Petersfield University of the Third Age. Admission £2 to cover costs. petersfieldu3a.org.uk.

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, NOV 21

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Lucy Porter – Northern Soul. Admission £14, concs. (01329) 223100.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Organ Concert. Featuring Alexander Berry (Ely Cathedral). Admission £3, concs. Light refreshments available. (023) 9282 1164.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 7.30pm. Royal Marine School of Music Concert. The third of their 2013/14 season of concerts at St Mary’s. (023) 9282 2990.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.50. (023) 9226 6177.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Evening Clinic. Admission £5. 07989 534 673 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Group for the over 55s. Different activity each week from speakers, quizzes, bingo, seated exercises, plus a time to socialise and make new friends. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

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.

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 paintings by Maureen Moss and photographs by Steve Guilfoyle. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. George Grosz: The Big No. One of the greatest satirical artists of the 20th century. Featuring two of the most famous portfolios of his drawings: EcceHomo, 1923 and Hintergrund, 1928. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 10am-5pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. Local artists showcase their latest work. (01730) 260213.

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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Captain Phillips (12A); 7.45pm. Directed by Paul Greengrass. Starring: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi and Barkhad Abdirahman. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Hannah Arendt (12A); 7pm. Germany, 2013. Subtitles. Directed by Margarethe von Trotta. Starring: Barbara Sukowa, Axel Milberg and Janet McTeer. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 7.30pm. Superstars Legends: in concert. A multi tribute show featuring Dusty Springfield, George Michael, Elvis, Amy Winehouse, Frankie Valli and many more. Admission: £16, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Cadence, 7pm; Alfie Horne, 7.30pm; Dillon, 8pm; The Exits, 8.30pm; Kilriki, 9.30pm; Wasting Arrows, 10.15pm; El Capitan, 10.45pm; Oscar, 11.15pm-11.45pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. BreakOut Anti-Bullying Awareness Gig. Featuring: Brother Goose; Limbo Cabaret; Soul & Fire; and Matt Ablard. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 9pm. Little Reggie.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Son of Dave. Plus special guests. Admission £11. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

COSHAM: St Phillip’s Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. 7.30pm. Inspector Drake and the Perfekt Crime. Comedy by David Tristram, presented by the Highbury Players. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9238 7329.

GRAYSHOTT: Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. A Laughing Matter by April de Angelis, performed by the Grayshott Stagers. Admission £10. grayshottstagers.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. September in the Rain. Claire Sweeney and John Thomson star in John Godber’s bittersweet comedy. Admission: £20-£21.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Little Women. Louisa May Alcott’s classic tale is presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7pm. The Nutcracker on Ice. Presented by The Imperial Ice Stars. Admission: £17.50-£35, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Christmas Crooners. A tribute to the music and songs of Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra with musical backing from the Jazz All-Stars. Admission £11-£13. (01329) 846646 for tickets.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane. 7.30pm doors for 8pm. Hello ... Is There Anybody There? A farce by Ian Hornby, presented by Lee Players. (01329) 662128.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf. Marriage torn apart and put together again. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Beats. A coming of age story exploring rebellion, apathy and the irresistible power of gathered youth. With techno, lots of techno! Admission £17, concs. Post-show discussion free, but please reserve your place when booking your ticket. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 7pm. Third Thursday Talk: The Georigan Navy and Haslar Hospital. Talk by ex-dockyard sailmaker and local author Mike Williams. Admission £10. (023) 9251 0354 ext 244 to book.

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.

FRIDAY, NOV 22

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Xylem Trance. Admission £5 on door. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2.30pm. It’s A Sin Room 2. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-2.30am. It’s A Sin. With resident DJs Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Paul Merton’s Impro Chums: Mike McShane, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch and Suki Webster, plus a special guest will create a new and unique comedy show based entirely on suggestions from the audience and their own skills. Admission £21, concs. (01329) 846646 for tickets.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring: Dave Johns; Raymond & Mr Timpkins Revue; and Stuart Goldsmith. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: Churcher’s College Sports Hall, Ramshill. 7.30pm. Save the Children Festive Concert. Featuring pupils from The Petersfield School, Ditcham Park School, Bedales and Churcher’s College. Admission £6, concs. Tickets available from One Tree Books.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Come dancing to the sounds of Memory Lane: waltz, tango, rumba, ballroom, sequence, old time, etc. (023) 9278 9124.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy, Seichen, also Metamorphic Technique. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Donation £5/£6.

PORTSMOUTH: Grosvenor Casino, Gunwharf Road, Gunwharf Quays. Vegas Night. With tributes to Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra. £6.50. (023) 9273 2277.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Stansted Park (PO9 6DX). Midday-8pm. A Christmas Festival. All your Christmas shopping solved, with many local exhibitors as well as companies from further afield. Also horse-drawn carriage rides, cooking and decoration demonstrations, etc. Admission £5 (children under 16 free). (01243) 780000, achristmasfestival.com.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring paintings by Maureen Moss and photographs by Steve Guilfoyle. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. George Grosz: The Big No. One of the greatest satirical artists of the 20th century. Featuring two of the most famous portfolios of his drawings: EcceHomo, 1923 and Hintergrund, 1928. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 10am-5pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. Local artists showcase their latest work. (01730) 260213.

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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Rush (15); 8pm. Directed by Ron Howard. Starring: Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth and Olivia Wilde. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Sunshine on Leith (PG); 7pm. UK, 2013. Directed by Dexter Fletcher. Starring: Jason Flemyng, Peter Mullan and Jane Horrocks. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Brass Monkey. A ground-breaking six-piece band incorporating trumpet and trombone as well as squeezeboxes, mouth organ, percussion and guitar. Admission £18.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Joe Brown. Admission £25. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Ruarri Joseph (band show). Singer/songwriter. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 7.30pm. John Denver Tribute Night. Ivor George, accompanied by Richard Spong, present 28 of Denver’s best-known songs. Admission: £16.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Texas. Admission £37.50-£47.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Sly Hardy Band. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. The Others. Plus: The Lost Boys. Indie, rock. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Vince Hilaire’s Soul Classics. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Hybrid. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

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

STAGE

COSHAM: St Phillip’s Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. 7.30pm. Inspector Drake and the Perfekt Crime. Comedy by David Tristram, presented by the Highbury Players. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9238 7329.

GRAYSHOTT: Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. A Laughing Matter by April de Angelis, performed by the Grayshott Stagers. Admission £10. grayshottstagers.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. September in the Rain. Claire Sweeney and John Thomson star in John Godber’s bittersweet comedy. Admission: £20-£21.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Little Women. Louisa May Alcott’s classic tale is presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. The Nutcracker on Ice. Presented by The Imperial Ice Stars. Admission: £17.50-£35, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane. 7.30pm doors for 8pm. Hello ... Is There Anybody There? A farce by Ian Hornby, presented by Lee Players. (01329) 662128.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf. Marriage torn apart and put together again. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Pandora 88. Dance, created and performed by Wolfgang Hoffman and Sven Till, directed by Andrew Dawson. Admission £17, concs. Post-show discussion free, but please reserve your place when booking your ticket. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

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.

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