What’s on for Saturday, November 8, and Sunday, November 9, 2014

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What’s on around the area this weekend

CONCERT

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin. Winners of the Best Duo BBC Folk Awards 2014. Admission: £12, concession available. 01329 223100.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 7.30pm. Julia Fordham – Porcelain 25. Admission: £21. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 6pm. Portsmouth Music Hub. Concert to celebrate the hub’s third anniversary. 08448 472362, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Anthony Williams on the Piano. Admission: £8 for non-members. (023) 9282 0317, portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Gosport Community Association, Thorngate Halls. 6.30pm – 12.30am. Remembrance Dinner Dance. A three-course meal and dancing to The Tony Studwick Band and Radio Haslar. Mid Show Entertainment from Rachel Edgar and Royal Naval Corps of Drums, HMS Sultan. Dress code black tie or wartime forces. Tickets: £20 for GCA members, £25 non-members. For more details please phone (023) 9251 0012.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 2pm. Commander Crabb – What Really Happened? Book launch and signing. hants.gov.uk/gdc.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, 10am-5pm. HMS Remembrance Week Trail. Follow the poppy trail around the dockyard and the museum to discover stories linked to the First World War. Free drop-in event, call (023) 9272 7595 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10.15am-11.30am. Top Banana Workshop Days. Circus Skills including diablo and juggling. Single session £6.25, Five sessions £28.75. Call 07944 286 278 or email topbananacircus@gmail.com.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfred’s Church, George Street. 10.30am. Coffee morning. Raise some funds with coffee, chat and cakes.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am. See! Make! Do! Join Letty Clarke for family art fun. Admission: £6 per child. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA:Royal Beach Hotel, St Helen’s Parade. 7pm. The Lord Mayor’s Supper Evening. Includes a two-course meal and entertainment from Steve Kingsley. Admission: £17. Booking is essential. 07795 660 853.

WINCHESTER: The Guildhall, Broadway, High Street. 10am-5pm. Contemporary jewellery and silversmith fair. Admission: £4. 01622 747 325.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Paintings by Belinda and David Johnson.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm Mon to Sat. The Artists Rifles. Exhibition showcasing the work of soldiers from the Artists Rifles volunteer regiment. Free admission, closed Suns and Bank Holidays. For more information visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery.

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, 10am-2pm. Lee-on-the-Solent Art Group. Free entry, call (023) 9255 0581.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West Street, PO16 9TX. Art Exhibition By Maureen and Terry Flynn. Original watercolours and fine art prints. Visit flynnspaintings.com

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Seven Ages Of Woman, Photography Exhibition By UoP Graduate Tyran Hawthorn. Free admission.

PORTSMOUTH: Lodge Art Gallery, Victoria Park Corner, Anglesea Road. 10am-5pm. Inspired By Nature. University of Portsmouth graduate Maria Miller. Free admission.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Early Warning Signs. Ongoing project by Ellie Harrison on climate change. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

GIGS

COPNOR: Harvest Home, Copnor Road. (PO3 5AN). 9pm. Kevin O’Connell. (023) 9234 1665.

MILTON: Milton Arms, Front Bar, Milton Road. 7pm-late. Disco by DJ Miss Nixx. Admission free, call (023) 9229 6352.

PURBROOK: The Woodman, London Road. 9pm. The Chai Wallahs.

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Lynchpin. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

HAYLING: Station Theatre, Station Road, 7.30pm. Romeo and Juliet. Performed by the Southsea Shakespeare Actors. Call (02392) for ticket prices and more information. southseashakespeareactors.com.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Marty Wilde’s Rock N Roll. Admission: £25, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Royal Naval Club & Royal Albert Yacht Club, 17, Pembroke Road (PO1 2NT). 2pm. Annual General Meeting of the Society for Nautical Research (South). Followed by Members’ Research Presentations. All welcome. (023) 9283 1461, snrsouth.org.uk.

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CONCERT

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 7.30pm. Julia Fordham – Porcelain 25. Admission: £21. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 6pm. The Glenn Miller Orchestra. Rememberance Day concert Admission: £19.80. 08448 472362, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court. 7pm-9pm. Ballroom, Latin, sequence dancing. Admission £3.50. (023) 9235 1162.

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Lane. 1.30pm-4pm. Sunday Ballroom Tea Dance. Admission £3. 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 10.30am-4pm. The Fareham Antique And Collectors Fair. Attracts around 70 exhibitors. Admission £1.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: John Pounds Memorial Unitarian Church, High Street. 10.30am. Rememberance Service.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 2pm-4pm. Just Belly Dancing. Variety show that focuses on belly dancing this month. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Rememberance Service. Also talks at midday and 2pm on D-Day – The Last Of The Liberators. Production of Five Beaches at 3pm and 4pm. (023) 9282 7261.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10.45am-11.30am. Rememberance Service. Drumhead ceremony by the Royal Marines School Of Music followed by a wreath laying ceremony. Admission: £5. (023) 9281 9385.

SOUTHSEA: The Salvation Army, Albert Road. 6pm. Rememberance Service. Includes a performance from The Southsea Salvation Army Band and Songsters Choir. (023) 9265 2974.

WINCHESTER: The Guildhall, Broadway, High Street. 10am-5pm. Contemporary jewellery and silversmith fair. Admission: £4. Call 01622 747 325 for more event information.


EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Paintings by Belinda and David Johnson.

PORTCHESTER: The Parish Hall, Castle Street. 10am-4.30pm. Memories Of Portchester. An exhibition of pictures, photographs and memorablia or Portchester’s past. Organised by the Portchester Civi Society. Admission: £1. (023) 9238 2778.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, 10am-5pm. HMS Remembrance Week Trail. Follow the poppy trail around the dockyard and the museum to discover stories linked to the First World War. Free drop-in event, call (02392) 727 595 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Early Warning Signs. Ongoing project by Ellie Harrison on climate change. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Lord Raglan, Queen Street. 9pm. The Glo.

SOUTHSEA: The Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8.15pm-11pm. Jazz gig. Staring Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 2488.

SOUTHSEA: Drift Bar, Palmerston Road. Nomura, Thieves By Code, Scott Jowett. Admission: £2. (023) 9277 9839.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 6pm. Children In Need. Celebrities and talented performers will take to the stage. Admission: £5, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BEDHAMPTON: Bedhampton Community Centre, Bedhampton Road. 2pm-4pm. Annual Show. More than 600 birds on display and a giant raffle. Organised by the Havant Bird Cage Society. Admission: £1. (023) 9237 9301.

PORTSMOUTH: Victory Gate, Historic Dockyard. 2.30pm. Charles Dickens Guided Walk. Celebrate the famous author and see where he lived and worked. Admission: £3 to be bought from the D-Day Museum or the Portsmouth Musuem. (023) 9282 6722.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at The Good Companion Pub, Moorings Way, Milton. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore Walk. A brisk walk over uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. Led by Volunteer walkers. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.