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COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 8pm. Jenny Eclair: Eclairious. Admission: £17.50. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Dawn French. 30 Million Minutes Tour. Admission: £39.50, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

CONCERT

EMSWORTH: St James’s Church, Church Path. 7.30pm. Solent Male Voice Choir. In aid of St Wilfrid’s Hospice and Rowans Hospice. Admission: £9. (023) 9237 4518.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Last Night Of The Proms. Spinnaker Brass with Pitchpipers Ladies Barbershop Harmony Chorus. Admission: £10, concession available. 01329 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 1pm. Music Bites with Wheels Of The World. Playing traditional Irish songs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Hannah Watson on the violin and Kamilla Arku on the piano. Admission: £8 for non-members. (023) 9282 0317, portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club Function Room, Spur Road. 8pm-11pm. Club-50. Dancing to music from the past six decades with Denis Kaye. Admission £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 7pm-11.45pm. Freestyle Jive. Dance to ’50s music from live band Colin Paul and the Persuaders. (023) 9252 3195.

NORTH MUNDHAM: North Mundham Village Hall, School Lane North. 8pm. Cadillac Country. Admission £5.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane (PO3 5XT). 8pm-11pm. ALN Ballroom Dance. Admission £4. No bar, BYO. 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

ALVERSTOKE: St Mary’s Parish Centre, Green Road, Gosport. 12.15pm. Pumpkin and Produce Fair. You can enter the compeitions for fruit, vegetables, home baking, preserves, wines and spirits, fancy dress and photography. (023) 9258 7662.

BORDON: Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Station Road. 10.30am-4.30pm. Mind, Body and Spirit Fair. Will include readers, arts and crafts, crystals, holistic therapies, jewellery and therapists. 01420 472664, phoenixarts.co.uk.

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wooton Street. 10am-3pm. Needlework and Handy-craft Display. Variety of crafts displayed, including cross-stitch, card making, knitting and embroidery. Have-a-go tables and refreshments available.

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West Street. 7.30pm. Songs and Stories of the Sea. Music by the Wyndcliffe Voices and a talk about Sir Charles Thompson and Admiral Nelson by Stephen Tregidgo. Admission: £10. 01329 232688.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. Funny Bones Story Time Special. Listen to Funny Bones story and make your own skeleton. (023) 9252 3463, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 2pm-6pm. Cinderella Open Auditions. Join this year’s panto cast. Audition times depend on age. Call (023) 9273 7370 or visit groundlings.co.uk for information.

PORTSMOUTH: St May’s Church, Fratton Road. 10am. Autumn fair. PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Art Detective Challenge. Explore the museum’s picture gallery on a trail. Admission: 50p. (023) 9283 4779.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Halloween Pumpkin Family Trail. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket. (023) 9272 8060.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10.15am-11.30am. Top Banana: Workshop Days. Learn circus skills through led sessions. Booking is essential. Admission: £6.25 for one session, £28.75 for five. 07944 286 278, topbananacircus@gmail.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Hillside and Wymering Centre, Cheltenham Road. Street dance at 10.30am. (023) 9288 2550.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-3pm. The Big Draw Harvest Celebration(023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm. Varsity Pro Wrestling. England v Germany. Admission: £16.50. 08448 472362, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Get Me Out Of Here – Survival Undercover. Develop your skills as a covert agent. Admission: £9 adults, £4 children. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Paintings by Maureen Moss, June Bryant and Joyce Wood.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Museum, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. The Emsworth Improvement Scheme 1961-1962. Exhibition of letters and drawings about the Improvement Scheme – to help Britain recover from the war. 01243 378091, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road. 10am-4pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Join Sammy Sardine and discover why submariners were smelly, why their food was ghastly, and as for their toilets... Free with a valid museum ticket. (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 10am-5pm. Art exhibition from Greg Gilbert of drawings in Biro and pencil. (023) 9247 2700.

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: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Racing to War: The Royal Navy and 1914. Exhibition that examines the dramatic opening of the navy’s war and the story of the Royal Navy’s part in the First World War. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket.(023) 9272 7595, royalnavymuseum.org.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Platform 2014. Selection of works from graduates. Also Panic Of The Human Fancy by Joanne Hummel-Newell. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.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. Simley Cambell Band. Call (023) 9234 1665 for more information.

FAREHAM: Hill Park Memorial Working Mens Club, Highlands Road. 8pm.Groove Monster

FAREHAM: Hill Park Memorial Working Mens Club, Highlands Road. 8pm.Steve Hudson Lewis. 01329 280 782, hpmwmc.co.uk. 01329 280 782, hpmwmc.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: The Lifeboat, Seafront. 9pm. The Lovely Giraffes. Live rock. Free admission. (023) 9246 3624.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Road. 7pm. Georgie Loves Acid Techno.With Sterling Moss, Perforate Portsmouth and Digital Pollution. Admission: £5. 07505 953 063.

PORTSMOUTH: George and Dragon Pub, Kingston Road. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes with music from the 1950s and ‘60s. Free admission.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Carter and Cooper Boy.

SOUTHSEA: All About Tea, Middle Street. 7pm. Jerry Williams.Local singer. BYO drink. (023) 9275 0122.

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 8.30pm. Poke. (023) 9282 0896, rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Hazzard County. Southern rock varmints. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Gypsy. Rose Hovick has big plans for her two young daughters who are subjected to the spotlight from an early age. Tickets: from £15. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45pm and 7.45pm. Taken At Midnight. Theatre drama that explores a mother’s struggle and her son’s resistance during the Nazi movement. Tickets: £24-£40. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road. 7.45pm. The 39 Steps. Adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan. Performed by the Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission: £8. hayling-dramatics.hampshire.org.uk.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 8pm. I Shall Say Zis Only Once. Murder mystery event. Admission: £24. Call (023) 9273 7370 or visit groundlings.co.uk for information.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Church of St John The Baptist, Redhill Road. 7.30pm. Smuggler’s Haunt. A murder mystery in three acts. Performed by Denmead Operatic Society. Admission: £18. (023) 9283 8683.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 2pm. RM350 Lecture Series. Talk by David Rowlands on his military art. Admission: £5. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.

WINCHESTER: Guildhall, Broadway. 1.30pm. Elgar and Delius – Triumphs and Tragedies. An illustrated talk by Ian lace, broadcaster and reviewer. 01256 702364.

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CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. A short musical entertainment, followed by the club’s annual general meeting. Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 2pm. Celebrity Cinema Organ Concert starring Len Rawle. Admission: £6. 01329 310592.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Square Tower, Broad Street. 4pm-10pm. Hampshire Festival Of Mind. Tongues and Grooves poetry and music event. Admission: £20 for the workshop. (023) 9281 4875.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Halloween Pumpkin Family Trail. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket. (023) 9272 8060.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Art Detective Challenge. Explore the museum’s picture gallery on a trail. Admission: 50p. (023) 9283 4779.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-3pm. The Sunday Book Fair. Second-hand book fair. (023) 9277 8080.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Get Me Out Of Here – Survival Undercover. Develop your skills as a covert agent. Admission: £9 adults, £4 children. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Swanwick Lane, Swanwick. 11am-4pm. Halloween Event. Traction engines, scarecrow competition, ghost stories, miniature train rides and craft stalls. Admission: £6 adults, family £15. bursledonbrickworks.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Paintings by Maureen Moss, June Bryant and Joyce Wood.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road. 10am-4pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Join Sammy Sardine and discover why submariners were smelly, why their food was ghastly, and as for their toilets... Free with a valid museum ticket. (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

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, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Racing to War: The Royal Navy and 1914. Exhibition that examines the dramatic opening of the navy’s war and the story of the Royal Navy’s part in the First World War. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket.(023) 9272 7595, royalnavymuseum.org.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Platform 2014. Selection of works from graduates. Also Panic Of The Human Fancy by Joanne Hummel-Newell. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No. 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. A Most Wanted Man (15). Admission: £8 adults, £6.50 children. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: The New Inn, Melville Road. 6pm.Reactor 1.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Nerina Pallot. Admission: £18.50. (023) 9286 3911, wedgewood-rooms.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 8.30pm. The Andrews Bros. Mix of rock, pop, soul and jazz. (023) 9282 0896, rmatavern.co.uk.

STAGE

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 11am and 2pm. Three Wise Monkeys. Brand new play. Admission: £10 adults, £6 children. Call (023) 9273 7370 or visit groundlings.co.uk for information.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Swinging At The Cotton Club. Step back into New York in the 1920s and into the doors of Harlem’s hottest nightclub. Admission: £21.50, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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.

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