What’s on for Saturday November 3 and Sunday November 4 2012

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A guide to what’s on this weekend

SATURDAY

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Indigo House and the Night People. House/deep house. Admission £3. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Funkt*If*Ino Room 2. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm-late. Jazzie B [Soul II Soul]. Admission £10 (£8 early bird). (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 8pm. Simon Day. An honest and witty show. Admisison £15. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Lee Nelson – Live! Admission: £23.50. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

CONCERTS

LOCKS HEATH: St John’s Church, Hunts Pond Road. 7.30pm. Soul’s Rest. Concert evening with David Daly (double bass), Charles Sugden (cello), Kath Sugden (flute) and Ian Richardson (piano). Includes music to reflect on lost loved ones. Admission free, retiring collection.

DANCING

RAKE: Village Hall. 7.45pm-11pm. Liss Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £4. (01730) 892570.

EVENTS

COWPLAIN: Cowplain Social Club, London Road. 11am-2pm. Table Top Sale in aid of The Rowans Hospice. Cake stall, glass tombola, refreshments, etc.

EAST MEON: Village Hall, Workhouse Lane. 2pm. Jumble Sale. With a wide variety of goods for sale. Plenty of bargains. Refreshments available. Admission 30p.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path. 10am-1pm. Emsworth Crafts. A group of designer/makers living in Hampshire and West Sussex offer a wide variety of goods for sale. Refreshments available. emsworthcrafts.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 10am-4pm. Spooky Fort Nelson. Halloween fun for all the family, including museum tours, craft activities, a spooky treasure hunt and ghastly gun-firings. (01329) 233734.

FAREHAM: Town Centre. Ghost Hunt. Ten shops and businesses will be hiding a ghostly secret. Children aged 14 and under are invited to hunt them down and record the unique number on an application form. Completed application forms should be posted in the Ghost Post Box at the Tourist Information Centre located in Westbury Manor. Closing date Tuesday, November 6, 2012.

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 9am-2pm. Farmers’ Market. Sample before you buy from the people who actually produce, and taste the difference in quality whilst supporting your local farming and rural community. On the performance podium will be Baba Lees Lost Rhythm.

FARLINGTON: St Andrew’s Church Hall, Havant Road. 9.30am-midday. Table Top Sale. Tables, £6. (023) 9232 1966.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-3pm. Craft Fair. Bring your friends and family along to meet local designers/makers who will be selling their handmade goods. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAMBLE: Royal Southern Yacht Club, Rope Walk (SO31 4HB). 10.30am-4pm. Christmas Fayre. Featuring a wide range of gift items at sensible prices to delight your family and friends. The fayre will be supporting Southampton Young Carers Project and Hamble Inshore Rescue. (023) 8045 0300.

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Cycle ride to Fareham and Gosport. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10.30am-3pm. Stars, Stars and More Stars ... Free family fun open day. Take a journey through the stars; X-ray specs; Make willow stars; Design your own solar system; Astronaut food; Planet quiz competition; The Spring Nebular; Museum Trail; and NASA TV. 4pm-6.30pm. Starry Night Event. An enchanting evening of star gazing and magical stories. Admission £12 peer family (inc carers). 8pm. Tour of the Universe. Illustrated talk by astronomer and planetarium man Bob Mizon. Admission £5.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Technology Department, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 10am-4pm. Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors Carve-in. All welcome.

PORTCHESTER: Red Barn site, Danes Road (off Dore Avenue). 6.30pm. Grand Firework Extravaganza. Hot food, goody bags for the children and a competition for the best Guy Fawkes. Organised by the Portchester Allotment Association. All welcome. Admission £2.50 adults, £1.50 children. 07775 898868, pahaga.btck.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Central Square, Gunwharf Quays. Midday-4pm. School of Spooks and Spells. With a variety of workshops, including creepy classroom, haunted lunch hall and potion playground.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. Midday-3pm. Become a Fagin or Oliver for the Day! Use pictures, stories, props and dress up in this fun workshop. Work with our expert on mime and imagination to develop short character pieces. Ideal for 9-15 year olds. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior 1860, Historic Dockyard. Half-term Activities: Halloween Pumpkin Trail (10am-4.30pm). All under-16s must be accompanied by an adult. (023) 9277 8600.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. Half-term Activities: Behind the Scenes 20th Century Tours (11am, midday, 2pm, 3pm). Tour into collection stores with chance to see items featuring in new exhibitions. (023) 9272 7562.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Rowlands Castle Recreation Ground. Gates 5.30pm; fireworks, 7pm. Fireworks Display and Bonfire. No spartklers pleaseAdmission £5, under-16s free.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House, High Street. 10.30am-5.15pm. Apples & Tortoises Half-Term Activities. Children of all ages are welcome to come along to enjoy fun autumnal-themed activities and take part in Timothy the Tortoise’s Trail. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4.15pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring volunteer’s paintings and donated paintings and prints. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, West Street. 10am-4pm. Fareham Woodcarvers’ Exhibition 2012. The group of craftsmen and women use traditional as well as innovative methods to work wood in a range of styles. Some work in this exhibition will be for sale. (01329) 822063.

LISS: Triangle Centre. 9.30am-5pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. This well-respected exhibition will display a variety of art and crafts from local artists. (01730) 301000.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Portraits and Landscapes: Rediscovering Richard Ubsdell ... marking the bicentenary of this local artist. A Tale of One City ... exploring the links between Charles Dickens and life in Portsmouth today. 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. To Rome with Love (12A); 7pm. USA, 2012. Directed by Woody Allen. Starring: Woody Allen, Alec Baldwin and Roberto Benigni. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Rock-a-Toons. Plus DJ Zodiac. Admission £3 members, £5 guests.

FAREHAM: The Limes, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 7.30pm doors for 8pm. The Village Folk Club. Featuring Mike Fenton (autoharp and singer). Admission: £7. (01329) 512106.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Phil Beer. Folk. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Hampshire Boulevard, 1, Hampshire Terrace. Open till 5am. Fire and Ice: 10th Birthday Weekend. Hosted by Divine Diva with DJ Ruby Roo. Two bars, stilt walkers and fire breathers. Fancy dress competition with cash prizes. Door toll £3 11pm-midnight; £5 after. (023) 9229 7509.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. Spirit.

PORTSMOUTH: Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Milton. 8.30pm. Tony McGinley.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Aviv, 7pm; Eloise Keating and Luke Predeth, 8pm; Aviv, 8.30pm; The Explorers, 9.30pm-11pm.

ROGATE: Village Hall, North Street. 7pm doors for 8pm. Kickin Country. Presented by Oakgate CMC. (01730) 892498.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Jesse Ray.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Gong. Admission: £16 advance, £18 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. Mojo Dollar. The Lord Mayor’s Charity Curry Night. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Absolute Zero. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: The Riverside Theatre, Chichester College of Arts and Technology, Westgate Fields (PO19 1SB). 7.15pm. Sweet Charity. Presented by CAOS Musical Productions. (01243) 783945, caos-chichester.com.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Good Grief. Starring Penelope Keith, Jonathan Firth and Christopher Ravenscroft. Admission: £17-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 2pm, 7pm. Wind in the Willows. A classic English tale of friendship. Admission £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.15pm. Puccini’s La Bohème. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Presented by the Welsh National Opera. Admission: £7.50-£40. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Disney’s Beauty and The Beast. Presented by the Portsmouth Players. Admission £8.50-£15. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Dracula Spectacular. A spooky musical presented by the Victoryland Theatre Company. Admission: £7, concs. (023) 9273 2785.

WALKS & TALKS

GRAFFHAM: meet Graffham Church (south east of Midhurst) (GR SU929167). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A nine-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.10am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green. 3.30pm. Concert for Organ and Young Instrumental Players. With Gillian Lloyd. Admission free, retiring collection.

WICKHAM: Park Place (PO17 5HA). 7pm. Charity Piano Recital by Laura Dickson. Performing a variety of works in aid of Dorothy’s Dream and The Hostel for Girls in Tanzania. Admission: £10 by sae (Mrs D Hemingway-Rice, Wilmots Bungalow, Mill Lane, Wickham PO17 5AN, cheques payable to The Rowans Hospice) or £12 on door.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 7pm-10.30pm. Come Dancing. With Tim Masters. Organised by GCA Thorngate Dance Club. Admission £6. (023) 9251 0012.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening bingo and quiz night in the lounge.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 10am-4pm. Spooky Fort Nelson. Halloween fun for all the family, including museum tours, craft activities, a spooky treasure hunt and ghastly gun-firings. (01329) 233734.

PETERSFIELD: Market Square. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

PORTSMOUTH: Central Square, Gunwharf Quays. Midday-4pm. School of Spooks and Spells. With a variety of workshops, including creepy classroom, haunted lunch hall and potion playground.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 11am-3pm. Boutique Market. Browse the vintage-style indoor market with a fine selection of crafts, handmade wares and vintage clothing. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior 1860, Historic Dockyard. Half-term Activities: Halloween Pumpkin Trail (10am-4.30pm). All under-16s must be accompanied by an adult. (023) 9277 8600.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. Half-term Activities: Behind the Scenes 20th Century Tours (11am, midday, 2pm, 3pm). Tour into collection stores with chance to see items featuring in new exhibitions. (023) 9272 7562.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 4pm. A Service for those who have been bereaved. All who have been bereaved are welcome to join us as we remember by name those who have died and bring to God our prayers for them and ourselves.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House, High Street. 10.30am-5.15pm. Apples & Tortoises Half-Term Activities. Children of all ages are welcome to come along to enjoy fun autumnal-themed activities and take part in Timothy the Tortoise’s Trail. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4.15pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

LISS: Triangle Centre. 9.30am-12.30pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. This well-respected exhibition will display a variety of art and crafts from local artists. (01730) 301000.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Portraits and Landscapes: Rediscovering Richard Ubsdell ... marking the bicentenary of this local artist. A Tale of One City ... exploring the links between Charles Dickens and life in Portsmouth today. 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

CHICHESTER: Bull’s Head, 99, Fishbourne Road, Fishbourne. 8.15pm-11pm. Milton James Duo and Friends. Traditional jazz band. (01243) 839895.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm. Felix Fables. Country, folk, rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 7pm-10pm. Open Mic/ Karaoke. Featuring and hosted by Matt McGowan. Everyone is welcome to simply turn up and perform a few songs.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 7.30pm doors. Thea Gilmore. Admission: £13 advance, £15 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. Midday. Andy Broad’s Lunchtime Blues Jam. 8pm. Helene!

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Spartan. Plus special guests: Equinox; Lady Babylon; and Jesus Wears Addidas. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. The Freestyle Funk Collective. Funky jazz session. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Lawrence Arms, Lawrence Road. 7pm. Arrows Karaoke.

SOUTHSEA: Marmion Tavern, Marmion Road. 5pm-8pm. Phil Owen.

SOUTHSEA: NBE CSA Club (Dockyard Club), Onslow Road. 8pm. Goosebumps. Hot vintage swing and jive with a dash of early rock and roll, finishing with a twist of groovy funk. Admission £8.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Two Magoos. Rock duo. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2.30pm. There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. Presented by The People’s Theatre Company. Admission £9.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.30pm. Stars of Magic. Variety show presented by Portsmouth and District Magic Circle. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9269 2914.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 2pm. Wind in the Willows. A classic English tale of friendship. Admission £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 5pm. Giacomo Puccini’s Edgar. Presented by the New Sussex Opera and featuring the New Sussex Opera Chorus, Children’s Chorus, St Paul’s Sinfonia. UK premier of original four-act version, semi-staged in Italian with English surtitles. (023) 9282 8282.