A guide to what’s on this weekend.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Perforate. With Billy Nasty (techno), Zetan Spore and Jezawix. Admission £5. (023) 9229 6352.
PORTSMOUTH: Front Bar, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Deltawave. (023) 9229 6352.
SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2am. One Time At Band Camp. (023) 9286 3911.
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Havant Chamber Orchestra in concert. Programme includes works by Mendelssohn, Schumann and Mozart. Conductor Robin Browning. Soloist Philip Martin (piano). Admission £8-£20. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.
FROXFIELD: St Peter’s, High Cross (GU32 1EG). 7.30pm. Froxfield Choir in concert. Programme includes Handel’s Zadok the Priest and Mozart’s Ave Verum, plus other European sacred music. Tickets (£10/£5 students) from One Tree Books, Lavant Street, Petersfield (01970) 261199, or on door.
GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Baroque Choir accompanied by the Consort of Twelve Chamber Ensemble. With a concert of choral music. Programme includes works by Handel and Scarlatti. (023) 9229 6352.
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.
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.
EAST MEON: Village Hall. 2pm. Jumble Sale. In aid of All Saints Church Maintenance Fund. Raffle and refreshments. Admission 30p.
EMSWORTH: Palmers Road car park. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.
FAREHAM: West Street pedes-trianised precinct. 9.30am-4.30pm. 999 Day. The area will be full of operational, new and preserved ambulances, police cars, fire engines, coastguard and offshore rescue boats, allowing families to view and explore. Swinging the Lead (10am-midday, 2pm-4pm) and The Sensational Debbie C (midday-2pm) will be on the performance podium.
FAREHAM: Methodist Church, Kigns Road. 10am-1pm. Michaelmas Fair. In aid of Action for Children. Bottle stall, bric-a-brac, plant and cake stall. Plus hand made wooden toys and gifts.
HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-3pm. The Big Draw Event – Havant War Memorial Hospital Tiles. A range of materials and starter projects will be provided. Selling My Art with tutor Ly Unsworth. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-3pm. Selling My Art with tutor Lyn Unsworth. For artists who want to take professional approach to selling their artwork. The workshop focuses on digital promotion and presentation of yourself and your artwork to new customers and galleries. Admission £28, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
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: The Hayling College, Church Road (PO11 0NT). 11am-midday Viewing. 1pm Grand Auction. Items up for grabs include paintings, furniture, furnishings, household items, bicycles, etc. Proceeds of the auction will be for the Community Spirit Appeal Fund to build an extension to the church with on-site facilities. Free admission. Catalogue £1. (023) 9263 7649.
HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church Small Hall, Mengham. 9.30am. Coffee Morning. Organised by The Rowans Haying Island Support Group.
LISS: Triangle Centre. 9am-midday. Indoor Market. With a large selection of stalls selling everything from home made cakes, scones, fudge and preserves, bread, hand-made cards, knitwear, jewellery, ceramics, hand-made soaps and general gift items. (01730) 301000 to book a stall.
LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Working Steam Museum, Iron Hill. 7pm-10pm. Fairground at Night Halloween Opening. Step back in time to experience the magical nature of the Edwardian fairground as the sights, sounds and smells all come alive as darkness falls! (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.
LIPHOOK: Village Hall, Headley Road. 10am-1pm. Charity Fayre. In aid of Liphook Community Laundry and The Rosemary Foundation. Raffle, tombola, tombottla, hamper raffle, cakes, refreshments, toys and books, craft and produce stalls.
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.
PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10am-3pm. Opportunities Fair. Industry professionals and role models will talk to and show your children the exciting career opportunities in and around Portsmouth. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.
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.
PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 10am-4pm. Spooky Treats. £45, concs. (023) 9262 1860.
TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 10am-11.30am. Nearly New Sale. Organised by the Fareham and district branch of the National Childbirth Trust. Clothes, accessories and toys for babies and toddlers, etc.
WATERLOOVILLE: Patrick Howard Dobson Court (off Coleridge Gardens), Milton Road. 10am-midday. Coffee Morning. The Women’s Section of the Lovedean and District Branch of the Royal British Legion will be raising funds for the Poppy Appeal. All welcome.
WICKHAM: Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane. 10am-4pm. HAMPEX – Hampshire Philatelic Federation Convention and Stamp Fair. HAMPEX 2013 will again be host to 26 dealers in stamps, Cinderellas and postal history, located in one large room.
EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Chichester Harbour – A Year In Photographs. Exhibition celebrating a community project of photographing the natural beauty of Chichester Harbour every day for a year. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.
LISS: Triangle Centre. Behind the Candelabra (15); 2.30pm doors for 3pm, 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by: Steven Soderbergh. Starring: Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Scott Bakula and Eric Zuckerman. Admission: £6 in advance, £7 on door. (01730) 301000.
PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. About Time (12A); 7pm. UK, 2013. Directed by Richard Curtis. Starring: Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy and Domhnall Gleeson. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.
CHICHESTER: The Appledram Ciderhouse, Pump Bottom Farm, Birdham Road (PO20 7EH). 7pm doors. A Special Rocking, Funky Blues Night with Big Dez! Admission £8 in advance £10 on door. (01243) 773828 or 07768 803 542.
COWPLAIN: The Rainbow, Milton Road. 8.30pm. Stolen.
FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Chris White and Julie Matthews. Follk. Admission £13.50, concs. (01329) 223100.
FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Natural High. Soul and Motown night. Admission £3 members, £5 guests.
GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. The Gavin Davenport Band. Support from Ben Fawson, who hails from Haslemere. Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £12. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.
HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8.30pm. The Silver Beatles. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring The Paul Cox Band. All welcome. Admission £12.50. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.
PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. The Gran Torinos. Rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Both Sides the Solent. Featuring Portsmouth Shantymen and The Dollymopps. Admission: £8, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Sensible Shoes. rmatavern.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Druids, Binsted Road. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Symbolics. All welcome.
SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Green Circles – The Rising. Alternative/indie/rock. Admission £6. (023) 8022 5612.
SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8pm. The Elliot Schneider Band. All the way from San Francisco.
SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. The Sensational Jonny Deps. Soul and party band. (023) 9229 5195.
SOUTHSEA: The 149 Club, Albert Road. 8.30pm. Craig Hutchesson.
SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Free Beer and Naked Women. Pop/rock covers. (023) 9282 1658.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 9pm. Beats & Swing. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.
BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. Free Folk. Part thriller, part comedy, presented by Forest Forge Theatre Co. Admission £11, concs. (01420) 472 664.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45pm, 7.45pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. William Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor. Presented by Creative Cow. Admission: £13-£24.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Nathan the Wise. New translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s play by Edward Kemp, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.
SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Evita. Starring Marti Pello, Madalena Aleerto and Mark Heenehan. Admission: £12-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Swan Lake. Presented by English Youth Ballet. Admission £16-£21. (023) 9282 8282.
TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. London Wall. A wry look at the lives of office workers in 1930s London. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.
WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 11am, 2.30pm. Stick Man – Live on Stage! Based on the book by Julia Donaldson. Most suitable for children aged three plus, their friends and families. Admission £13, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
COSHAM: St Colman’s Church Hall, Havant Road. 7pm for 7.30pm. European Collections. Talk by Ian Woolnough, organised by the Portsmouth and District Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society. Plants for sale. Refreshments. Admission £1, concs.
GODALMING: meet Winkworth Arboretum National Trust car park (GR SU990 412). 9.50am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.10am. (01730) 269253.
PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 4pm. Music Foundation Concert. With Cornelius Robinson. Admission free, retiring collection in aid of the St Mary’s Music Foundation which supports young people from the area in developing their music skills.
PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court (off Castle Street). 7pm-9pm. Ballroom Dance. Admission £3.50 (inc tea/cake). (023) 9235 1162.
FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening Bingo and Quiz in the Lounge.
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: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and/or electric locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p per person for two circuits of track. portsmouthmes.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.
SOUTHSEA: Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade. 7pm doors. DVMission: 48 Hour Film Challenge. Film Screening 8pm. Interval 9pm. Awards Ceremony 9.30pm. After Party 10.00pm. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.
SWANWICK: Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Swanwick Lane (SO31 7HB). 10am-4pm. Steam Up and Halloween at the Brickworks. Attractions include: make a scarecrow, traction engines, trains, children’s activities, craft and gift stalls, etc. Admission £5, concs. (01489) 576248.
WATERLOOVILLE: Park Wood, London Road (between Queens Road/Wallis Road). 11am-3pm. Nature Activity Day. The Friends of Park Wood offer you the opportunity to make a bird box, a bug home, go on guided tree walks, fungi forays and spider hunts. (023) 9223 2942, park-wood.org.
EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Chichester Harbour – A Year In Photographs. Exhibition celebrating a community project of photographing the natural beauty of Chichester Harbour every day for a year. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 2pm-6pm. Acoustic Afternoon with Keith, Graham and friends. All welcome.
PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Aubrey Small. With special guests Reet Petite & Gone. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road, North End. 5pm. Stolen.
SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Brother & Bones. Folk rock. Admission £7. (023) 8022 5612.
SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 2pm. The Polite Mechanicals. 8.15pm. Chillax with Helene!
SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 3pm. Zach Blues and Little Option.
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: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Ghostpoet. Special guest MT Wolf. Admission £12.50. (023) 9286 3911.
PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Doug Allan: Life Behind the Lens. Adventures, encounters and insights from the award-winning cameraman. Admission £12.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.