What’s on for Saturday November 23 and Sunday November 24, 2013

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A guide to what’s on around the area today.

TODAY

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 1pm-1.30am. Jack’s House Portsmouth HQ launch. House, techno, old school. Admission £3 on door. (023) 9229 6352.

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

CONCERTS

FAREHAM: St Peter and St Paul Church, Osborn Road. Hampshire Police Male Voice Choir in concert. Admission £8, in advance or on door. (01329) 665170.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring Valentina Seferinova (piano). Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: non-members £7 on door. (023) 9232 6309, portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

DANCING

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

NORTH MUNDHAM: Village Hall. 8pm. Chichester Country Music Club Dance. Featuring: Pat Jordan and Finian’s Rainbow. Admission: £5. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, Copnor (PO3 5XT). 8pm-11pm. Saturday Ballroom Dance. Plus some sequence dancing. BYO, no wet bar. Admission: £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. I Shall Say Zis Only Vonce! Murder Mystery. Allo allo, what eez zis? Will Renee get his cuddles in the broom cupboard. Will Edith sing that night? Who killed the English spy? Find out at Renee’s cafe! Admission: £22 (inc two-course meal). (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Irish Club, Elm Grove. 7.30pm. An Evening of Song and Dance. Featuring Chequered Flag Appalachian Dancers, local band Round the Edges and line dancing with caller Donna. Admission £8, concs. In aid of Amnesty International. (023) 9235 7694, 9281 1101.

EVENTS

BISHOP’S WALTHAM: Baseingwell Street Methodist Church. 10.30am-12.30pm. Table Top Sale/Coffee Morning.

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 10am-2pm. Christmas Fair. There will be various stalls, many of them selling Christmas gifts. Light lunches will also be served. All proceeds will go to St James’ Church.

DENMEAD: All Saints Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 10am-2pm. Christmas Craft Fair. Crafts, Christmas gifts, refreshments, raffle. Organised by Denmead Horticultural Society. Admission 50p.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-midday. Enrico Macias. Come and discover this ‘Ambassador for Peace’ with Francoise Weeks. Admission £4. 10am-4pm. Roman Occupation Archaeology Workshop. Access plans, maps, key databases, standing remains and artefacts evidencing the occupation in Hampshire. Admission £21, concs. 11am-midday. Trees Story Time Special. It’s National Tree Week and we will be joining in with stories and craft to celebrate trees. Suitable for under 10s accompanied by an adult. Admission free. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green, Haslar Road. 10am-1pm. Christmas Market. Attractions include: Grand Raffle, activities for children, lots of stalls, refreshments, entertainment, etc. 07709 919 602.

LISS: Triangle Centre, Mill Road. 7.30pm. Casino Night. Join us for an evening of glamour and gaming! Roulette, poker, blackjack. Admission £10 (inc canapés and free gaming chips). (01730) 301000.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Technology Department, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 10am-4pm. Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors Carve-in. All welcome. (023) 9259 9153 for further information.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Methodist Church, Castle Street. 10am-1.30pm. Christmas Fayre. (023) 9232 6917.

PORTSMOUTH: All Saints Church, Com-mercial Road. 11am-2.30pm. Christmas Fayre. Attractions include many stalls, raffles, light refreshments, etc. Buckland Play Park Association Choir will be singing carols.

PORTSMOUTH: Beam Engine House, Henderson Road, Eastney. 1pm-5pm. Eastney Beam Engine House Open Day. See the magnificent Boulton and Watt Beam Engine in its original site. Admission free. (023) 9282 7261.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-4pm. JCPF Mind-Body-Soul Fayre. A great day out for all interested in psychic and spiritual matters. Lots of stalls, readers and therapists, etc. (023) 9238 6528.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 10.30am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, chat, cakes and a chance to raise funds for charity.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Stansted Park (PO9 6DX). 10am-5pm. 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 £6 (children under 16 free). (01243) 780000, achristmasfestival.com.

SOUTHSEA: Salvation Army Citadel, Albert Road. 10.30am. Christmas Fayre. Stalls, gifts, games, refreshments.

WARSASH: Victory Hall, 27, Warsash Road. 10am-11.45am. The Parent Network Children and Baby Nearly New Toy Sale. Admission £1 (donated to Simon Says, Hampshire charity for the support of bereaved children and young people).

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 9.30am-12.30am. Christmas Fair. Including Christmas stalls, cake stall, refreshments and a raffle. Organised by the Waterlooville Support Group in aid of the Rowans Hospice. (023) 9243 6959.

EXHIBITIONS

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.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 10am-1pm. George Grosz: The Big No. 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. (01730) 262601.

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

PETERSFIELD: The Physic Garden Meeting Room, High Street. 10am-4pm. Exhibition of Ceramics by PACS Potters. (01730) 231880.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Le Week-End (15); 7pm. UK, 2013. Directed by Roger Michell. Starring: Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan and Jeff Goldblum. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Abba Revival. Tribute night. Admission: members £3, guests £5.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Anchor, London Road, North End. 8.30pm. Tangerine Tantrum.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Kitten and The Hip with Tom Mayhem. Electro-Swing. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, 51, George Street. 8.30pm. Andy George.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. Dave Barrett.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Chicago 9. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Druids, Binsteed Road. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road, North End. 8.45pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Burn the Fleet. Plus: The Blue Screen of Death; Signals; and Three Times Over. Indie, pop, folk, post-rock, rock. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. The Fat Cat Soul Band. Eight-piece, classic soul, funk and Motown band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Tom Prince Rock n Roll Circus. All of tonight’s acts are playing for free in support of the Tom Prince Cancer Trust. Admission £10-£12. (01329) 846646 for tickets.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Paparazzi. Mod/indie Brit anthems. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Dreadzone. Plus special guests Emiliyah and the Mightyz All Stars. Admission: £15. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 6pm. Oliver Meech: When Magic and Science Collide. A unique magic meets science show. Admission £10, concs. (01420) 472 664.

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.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Feel the Rhythm. Presented by the Karla Webber School of Dance. Admission £11. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

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, 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. 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.

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.

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.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: St Colman’s Church Hall, Havant Road. 7pm for 7.30pm. Zone 11 Quiz. At the monthly meeting of the Portsmouth and District Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society. Plants for sale. Refreshments. Admission £1, concs.

SOUTH HARTING: meet South Harting Village Hall car park (GR SU785 193). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.40am. (01730) 269923.

TOMORROW

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.

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 11am-5.15pm. Christmas Starts Here! Attractions include: Peppa Pig on the performance podium at 11am, midday, 1pm and 2pm; Glee Club UK Fareham; Just Street Dance; Acca Voce; Vox Pop; 2nd2Nun; The Pulse; Academy of Future Stars; Synchronize Crew; Paige Robinson; Igloo Music; Nathan Cannon; and Gosport Solent Brass. The Christmas lights will be switched on by Peppa Pig, supported by John Altman, at 4.30pm.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 10am-1.30pm. Winter Market. With over 20 traders offering a wide range of goods from hand crafted jewellery, toys, textiles and so much more. Home-made refreshments. (01730) 266299.

PORTSMOUTH: Beam Engine House, Henderson Road, Eastney. 1pm-5pm. Eastney Beam Engine House Open Day. See the magnificent Boulton and Watt Beam Engine in its original site. Admission free. (023) 9282 7261.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Stansted Park (PO9 6DX). 10am-5pm. 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 £6 (children under 16 free). (01243) 780000, achristmasfestival.com.

SWANWICK: Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Swanwick Lane (SO31 7HB). 10am-4pm. Christmas at the Brickworks. Attractions include: Santa’s Grotto; Magic Jack; trains; Morris Men and Mummers; craft and gift stalls; and much more. Admission £5, concs. (01489) 576248.

WINCHESTER: Middlebrook Street and car park. 9am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

EXHIBITIONS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 11am-4pm. Crafts in the Tower. An exhibition by artists and makers from the local area showcasing jewellery, ceramics, fine art, glass work, textiles, photography and wood turning. craftsinthetower.com.

PETERSFIELD: The Physic Garden Meeting Room, High Street. 10am-4pm. Exhibition of Ceramics by PACS Potters. (01730) 231880.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Fantastic Mr Fox (PG); 2.30pm. USA, 2009. Directed by Wes Anderson. Featuring the voices of: Bill Murray, George Clooney, Meryl Streep and Willem Dafoe. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: Lord Raglan, Queens Street. 8.30pm. Velvet Imagination.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 7.15pm. Exclusive House Concert with award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter Dennis Ellsworth. Admission £10. (023) 9238 2888, squarerootspromotions.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Gun Room, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8pm. Polish Evening. Featuring Maria Jastrzebska (Dementia Diaries), Wioletta Grzegorzewska and singer/songwriter Krystyna Janowska. Plus open mic. Admission £3/£4. tongues-and-grooves.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 6pm. The Jaspers. Performing ’80s favourites.

PORTSMOUTH: Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 12.30pm-3.30pm. Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. (023) 9266 2440.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Jazz Morley. Acoustic, pop, soul. (023) 8022 5612.

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

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Magic of Motown: I’ll Be There – the 2013 Tour. Admission £22. (01329) 846646 for tickets.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Alleycats Open Mic Night. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The View. Plus special guests: The Velveteen Saints; and The Shimmer Band. Admission: £13.50. (023) 9286 3911.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 2.30pm. Famous and Infamous of Portsmouth. A selection of the dastardly deeds and mysterious events that have been features of life in Portsmouth since the 12th century charter. Admission £3. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

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.

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