What’s on for Saturday, September 13, and Sunday, September 14, 2014

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COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 8pm. Instant Soop. Live comedy improvisation show. Admission: £10. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Jethro. Cornish comedian on his 2014 tour. Admission: £19.50. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk

CONCERT

SOUTHSEA:The Salvation Army, Albert Road. 7pm. Southern Youth Band Of The Salvation Army and Southsea Songsters. Proceeds go to The Salvation Army’s Big Collection. Admission: £5. (023) 9282 1164, southsea-sa.org.uk.

EVENTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. 10.30am-4.30pm. Lacemaking Demonstration. Alresford Lacemakers will be using the museum as a background to their work, go and see them in action. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Museum, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. HH Treagust And Sons – Celebration Of 90 Years On The High Street. Exhibition of photographs and documents from the Treagust Archive. 01243 378091, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 11am-3pm. Gluten free food fair. Wide variety of gluten free food manufacturers and information about coeliac disease. Admission: £1. coeliac.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Town Centre. 9.30am-4.30pm. Bygone. A classic car event with up to 60 cars on display. Will also include live music. farehamtowncentre.co.uk.

FARNHAM: Museum of Farnham, West Street. 10am-4pm. Heritage Open Day.Discover architectural treasures and enjoy a wide range of tours, events and activities. 01252 715094, farnhammaltings.com/museum.

GOSPORT: Across the town. 9.30am. Variety of events at 50 locations for the Heritage Open Days. Visit gosportheritage.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-1pm. Images of Gosport’s past. Chance to view an extensive collection of postcards by Peter Greenaway. (023) 9252 3463, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

GOSPORT: Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way (PO12 4DS). 11am-3pm. Fort Brockhurst Heritage Open Day. Explore this vast Victorian fort and learn its military/social history. Handle artefacts, colouring, Victorian schoolroom, feed the ducks, etc. (023) 9258 1059.

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Catholic Church, High Street. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Nightfever. Light a candle and listen to live music.

HAVANT: Havant Spiritualist Chuch, Brockhampton Lane. 7pm. Psychic supper. Four mediums will be in attendance. Admission: £15. (023) 9226 1591.

HILSEA: Hilsea Lido, London Road. 1pm-4pm. Exhibition showing the lido from 1935 to the prsent day. (023) 9266 2440 or hilsea-lido.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Mountbatten Centre, Alexandra Park. 10am-4pm. Craft show. Variety of stalls including a tombola. In aid of Stubbington Ark. Admission: £1.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral, High Street, Old Portsmouth. 10am-4pm. Heritage open day. portsmouthcathedral.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 10am. Nearly new sale and open day. Visit the historic church and climb the tower for views of the city.

PORTSMOUTH: St James’s Church, Milton Road. 10am-midday. Table top sale. Proceeds go to charity. Admission: 30p. (023) 9273 1130.

PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, College Road, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am. Special Interest Tour. Detailed and Informative tour looking at the history of Boathouse No. 6. Booking is essential. (023) 9289 3318.

PORTSMOUTH: Visitor Centre, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base. 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.30pm and 3pm. Below HMS Victory’s Waterline. Unique chance to go below the water line of the vessel. Not suitable for children under 14. Booking is essential. ethan.fleming@nmrn.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm. Monitor M33. Get on board the First World War Monitor M33 – one of the only two Royal Navy ships that survived from the war.

PORTSMOUTH: High Street, Old Portsmouth. Midday. Freemasonry Open Day. Visitors will have the opportunity to see where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was initiated into freemasonry. 07760 220 890.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road. 7.30pm. Murder at the Museum. Your host is found dead and you must explore the museum to find the weapon, the room and the murderer. Admission: £37, includes buffet. (023) 9283 4744.

PORTSMOUTH: Big Screen, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Last Night Of The Proms. Live from the Royal Albert Hall. Bring chairs, cushions or blankets.

SOUTHAMPTON: Manor Farm Country Park, Pyland’s Lane, Bursledon. 11am-4pm. Shedding Light On The Dark Ages. History group Weorod will bring costumed interpreters to the farm to re-enact scenes from the dark ages. Admission: £7 adults, £4.50 children. hants.gov.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am-5pm. Tour of the theatre. Go behind the scenes of the grade II building. Booking is essential. (023) 9285 6700, (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’s work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.

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.

GOSPORT: Explosion! Museum, Priddy’s Hard. 10am-4pm. Art exhibition from the Lee-On-The-Solent Art Group. Art and crafts on display and for purchase.

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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No. 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. 7pm.Belle (12A). Dido is raised in England under the care of her great uncle Lord Mansfield. She falls in love with a young man who hopes to stop the practice of slavery in England. Admission: £8 adults, £6.50 children. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

COPNOR: Harvest Home, Copnor Road. (PO3 5AN). 9pm. Monkey Butlers. (023) 9234 1665.

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

PORTCHESTER: The Seagull, Cornaway Lane. 8.30pm. Beyonce tribute.


MILTON: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road, Portsmouth. 7pm. Five punk bands. (023) 9229 6352.

PORTSMOUTH: The Cellars at Eastney, Cromwell Road. 8pm. John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett. Admission: £14 advance, £15 on the door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Druid’s Arms, Binsteed Road. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes with music from the 1950s and ‘60s. Free admission. (023) 9266 6141.

PORTSMOUTH: Thatcher Bar and Lounge, London Road, North End. 8.30pm. Lori-Anne.

PORTSMOUTH: The Mermaid, New Road. 8.30pm. Amy Whinehouse birthday tribute.

PORTSMOUTH: Mr Pickwick, Milton Road, Milton. 8.45pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Grosvenor Casino, Gunwharf Quays. 9.45pm. Beatles Tribute. Plenty of ’60s tunes. Admission: £7.50. (023) 9273 2277.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The M27.

SOUTHSEA: The Jolly Sailor, Clarence Parade. 8.30pm. ’80s party night. Includes a live performance from Spirit. (023) 9229 5195. jollysailorsouthsea.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Monster. Rock covers. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 8.30pm. Soul and Motown Night with DJ Gary Buck and friends. Free admission. (023) 9282 0896, rmatavern.co.uk.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Station Road. 2pm. Ugly Duckling. Gentle music adaptation of Hans Christian Anerson’s classic tale. Tickets: £6 adults, £4 children. 01420 472664, phoenixarts.co.uk.

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Guys and Dolls. Tickets: from £15. 01243 781312, cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45 and 7.45pm. Pitcairn. Co-production from Out Of Joint and Shakespeare’s Globe. Tickets: £24-£33. 01243 781312, cft.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HAVANT: Bedhampton Social Hall, Bedhampton Road. 10.30am-12.30pm. Tinnitus support. Talk from Jan Cox on Bowen Therapy Technique. Organised by the south east Hants Tinnitus Support Group. Admission: £3.50.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet at Elmore car park. 10am. Lee Historic Waterfront Walk and Talk. Learn about the waterfront history of Lee. (023) 9255 1706.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Castle, Church Lane. 2.30pm. Guided walk in Castle Street. Led by historian Bryan Jerrad. (023) 9238 2778.

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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CONCERT

PORTSMOUTH: The Square Tower, Broad Street. 2pm. Sing for water. Outdoor concert from a 60 strong choir. In aid of Water Aid.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 4pm. Annual music foundation concert.

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

FARNHAM: Museum of Farnham, West Street. 10am-4pm. Heritage Open Day. Discover architectural treasures and enjoy a wide range of tours, events and activities. 01252 715094, farnhammaltings.com/museum.

GOSPORT: Across the town. 9.30am. Variety of events at 50 locations for the Heritage Open Days. Visit gosportheritage.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way (PO12 4DS). 11am-3pm. Fort Brockhurst Heritage Open Day. Explore this vast Victorian fort and learn its military/social history. Activities for children include handling artefacts, colouring, Victorian schoolroom, feed the ducks, etc. (023) 9258 1059.

GOSPORT: St Mary the Virgin Church, Rowner Lane. 3pm. Guided tour. Part of the Heritage Open day event.

HILSEA: Hilsea Lido, London Road. 1pm-4pm. Exhibition showing the lido from 1935 to the prsent day. (023) 9266 2440 or hilsea-lido.org.uk.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Castle, Church Lane. 2pm-5pm. Guided Tours of St Mary’s Church. S01329 236274.

PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, College Road, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am. Special Interest Tour. Detailed and Informative tour looking at the history of Boathouse No. 6. Booking is essential. (023) 9289 3318.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral, High Street, Old Portsmouth. 10am-midday. Heritage open day. portsmouthcathedral.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Visitor Centre, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base. 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.30pm and 3pm. Below HMS Victory’s Waterline. Unique chance to go below the water line of the vessle. Not suitable for children under 14. Booking is essential. ethan.fleming@nmrn.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Lakeside, North Harbour. 9.30am. The Ruby Ride Cycle Challenge. Sponsored bike ride for The Rowans Hospice. Admission: £20 adults, £10 children. (023) 9223 7142.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm. Monitor M33. Get on board the First World War Monitor M33 – one of the only two Royal Navy ships that survived from the war.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, High Street, Old Portsmouth. 6pm. Farewell and thanksgiving service for Canon David Isaac.

SOUTHAMPTON: Manor Farm Country Park, Pyland’s Lane, Bursledon. 11am-4pm. Shedding Light On The Dark Ages. History group Weorod will bring costumed interpreters to the farm to re-enact scenes from the dark ages. Admission: £7 adults, £4.50 children. hants.gov.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Castle Field. 11am-6pm. Thai Festival. Food, crafts, live music, traditional dress and costume contest. Free admission.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am-5pm. Tour of the theatre. Go behind the scenes of the Grade II listed building. Booking is essential. (023) 9285 6700, (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk

EXHIBITIONS

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

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’s work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Museum, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. HH Treagust And Sons – Celebration Of 90 Years On The High Street. Exhibition of photographs and documents from the Treagust Archive. 01243 378091, emsworthmuseum.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.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Drift Bar, Palmerston Road. 8pm. Acoda, Weathered Hands, I Am Enclave, We Capture Kings. Admission: £4. (023) 9277 9839, facebook.com/events/753156731407038.

SOUTHSEA: The Jolly Sailor, Clarence Parade. 8.30pm. Damian Lodrick. Performs songs on request. (023) 9229 5195. jollysailorsouthsea.co.uk.

SOUTHWICK: The Golden Lion, High Street .8.15pm-11pm. Jazz gig. Staring Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 2488.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 10am and 2pm. Aladdin dance auditions. Participants will be taight a short dance routine. Visit the website for more information, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet at Elmore car park. 10am. Lee Historic Waterfront Walk and Talk. Learn about the waterfront history of Lee. (023) 9255 1706.



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