What’s On for Saturday September 15, 2012

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A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Havant Comedy Club. Featuring: Christian Steel, Flange Krammere and Gareth Richards. Admission £9.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Tonight’s line up includes Davey Connor, Kevin Shepherd, Adam Crow and Wayne Deakin. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

CONCERTS

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 1pm. Classical Recital. Featuring Christopher Guild (piano). Performing works by Schubert, Mussorgsky and Janácek. Admission: £5, concs. (01252) 745444.

DANCING

PAULSGROVE: Community Centre, Marsden Road. 8pm-11pm. Saturday Ballroom Dance. Plus some sequence dancing. BYO, no wet bar. Admission: £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 10.30am-4pm. 30th Birthday Open Day. Backstage tours, stalls and displays, live music and entertainment, giveaways. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

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

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: The Bulson Hall, St Faith’s Church, Victoria Square. 9.30am-12.30pm. Table Top Sale. Bric-a-brac, toys, trinkets, children’s stalls, etc. Tea and coffee. Everybody welcome.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Steam Collection, Iron Hill. 7pm-10pm. Fairground at Night. 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! Admission £12, concs. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Church, Milton Road, Milton. 10am-1pm. Table Top Sale. Tables £5. Admission 50p. Everybody welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Salvation Army Citadel, Albert Road. 7pm. St John’s College School Choir in concert. With the Southsea Citadel Songsters, bandmaster Mark Streather (xylophone). All proceeds will go directly to the Salvation Army Annual Appeal. Admission £3 on door. (023) 9282 1164

WARSASH: Victory Hall, 27, Warsash Road. 10am-11.45am. Parent Network Nearly New Sale. Children’s clothes (up to 14 years), toys and games, books, DVDs, nursery equipment, etc. Admission £1. Raising money for local children’s causes.

WINCHESTER: Cathedral. 9am-3pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

EXHIBITIONS

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Emsworth People Through Seven Decades. A thorough and fascinating picture of Emsworth, its people, businesses and buildings in the 19th century. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-5.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 10am-4pm. Celebrating in Stitch. Exhibition by the textile art group Force 8.

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

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Danny Kent. Vocalist.

GOSPORT: RNA Club, 66, Fareham Road. 8pm-late. Hillman Blue Band. Admission £3.50.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 7.30pm-11.45pm. Gosport Soul Club. Featuring: Soul Power. Northern Soul and Motown. Admission £5 on door.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Gravel Hill (PO8 0QE). 11am-10pm. Butser Fest 2012. Alcohol/drug-free event. Headliners: Kids In Glass Houses. Support from Burn the Fleet; Contraband; Spartan; England Road; plus many more. £20 in advance, £25 on door. butserfest.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Polly Paulusma. Singer songwriter.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm. The Targets. Plus special guests. Admission: £5. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Milton. 8.30pm. Ade White.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. All or Nothing, 8.30pm-11pm.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Sensible Blues. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-late. Tribalistic. Psy trance night. Featuring: Zetan Spore; Plexus. (023) 9221 0437.

PORTSMOUTH: The Church of the Resurrection, Penrhyn Avenue, Drayton. 7.30pm. Dragonfly. Local five-piece rock band. Admission: £5, in advance or on door. (023) 9237 5145.

PORTSMOUTH: The Gun Room, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7.30pm. The Gerry Colvin Solo Experience. Admission £12 in advance, £9 on door. (023) 9282 0896, rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Fleetwood Bac. Admission: £10 advance, £12 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Cabmans Rest, Plymouth Street. Stolen.

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

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.15pm, 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Admission: £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 2.30pm. Rumpelstiltskin. Presented by Hiccup Theatre. Admission: £7. (01252) 745444.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Bugle Boy. A musical to get you in the mood, featuring a live 16-piece big band. Admission: £13-£24.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HORNDEAN: Horndean Junior School, Five Heads Road (PO8 9NW). 7.30pm. Hi-de-Hi. Musical adapted from the TV series, presented by Denmead Operatic Society. Admission: £9. (01329) 410849.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Willie Russell’s Blood Brothers. Starring Marti Pellow. Admission: £15-£33.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Little Shop of Horrors. Musical comedy for all the family. Admission: matinee, £10; evening, £12. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Blake – Love Lifts Us Up. For voices in perfect harmony. Admission: £25, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HAVANT: meet Havant Country Park (GR SU701055). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.25am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9.30pm-2am. Eskimo 11 Student Party. Get ready to party hard with hot and happening bands and DJs at Portsmouth’ University’s moving-in party. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Rose in June, 102, Milton Road. 7pm doors for 8pm. Mirth Control Comedy Club. Featuring: Bryan O’Gorman, Robert White, John Pendal and Rhys Alexander. MC Stella Graham. Admission £15 (inc meal in a basket). (023) 9282 4191.

EVENTS

CHRISTCHURCH: start outsie 323, Bell Vue Road (OS 195 ref SZ 150921). 9.30am. Cycle ride to Swanage, Corfe Castle and Tuckton tea gardens. There willl be one Quest point to be found. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

EMSWORTH: St Thomas’ Church, 25, New Brighton Road (PO10 7QP). 6pm. Choral Mass. With the Marie Therese Vassallo Voice Studio. Followed by light refreshyments.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Classic Vehicle Gathering and Autojumble. Surrey Classic Vehicle Club will be back with a wide assortment of vehicles ranging from bikes to buses. Last year saw over 350 taking part. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 10.30am. Tandem cycle ride to Fareham and Stokes Bay. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. (01243) 466556, ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Steam Collection, Iron Hill. 11am-5pm. Children’s Fun Day. A fun day with additional attractions for younger visitors. Admission £13, concs. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

PORTCHESTER: meet shore end of Wicor Mill Lane. 10am. Beachwatch. Members of the Portchester Civic Society will be cleaning the Portchester foreshore, organised by the Marine Conservation Society. Bags and litter picks provided. All welcome. (023) 9238 2778.

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and battery-powered locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p for two laps. portsmouthmes.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: College Park, Copnor Road. 10am-midday. Free Trial Bowling Session. Try your hand at lawn green bowls. Organised by the Co-operative Bowls Club. All welcome. Must have flat-soled shoes. (023) 9265 4320.

PORTSMOUTH: Highland Road Cemetery. 2pm. Highland Road Cemetery Tour and Information Day. Disability-friendly tour (£3 pp), organised by the Friends of Highland Road Cemetery. Admission to the chapel (midday-4pm) with over 250 displays is free.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

EXHIBITIONS

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Emsworth People Through Seven Decades. A thorough and fascinating picture of Emsworth, its people, businesses and buildings in the 19th century. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-5.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 10am-4pm. Celebrating in Stitch. Exhibition by the textile art group Force 8.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 2pm. An Afternoon with Steve Hampton FIIK. Admission free. 7.30pm. Polly Paulusma. Plus special guests. Admission: £7 in advance, £8 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton.

Kelly Woods Fun Day, 7pm-10pm.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 7.30pm doors. Iona. Admission: £16 advance, £18 door. (023) 8055 5366.

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

SOUTHSEA: Marmion Tavern, Marmion Road. 5pm-8pm. Sonny.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 1pm-4pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Children’s Dance Auditions. Are you aged seven years or above? Would you like to appear in this year’s Kings Theatre pantomime? Boys and girls, max height 5ft 2in, 10am; Senior boys and girls, min height 5ft 2in, 1pm. (023) 9282 8282.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. (023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Entertainments Hall, Locksway Road. 7.30pm-10.15pm. Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence Dance. Dancing with Elaine Hardy. All welcome. BYO refreshments. Admission £3. (023) 9235 5388, 07732 968 236.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club, Spur Road. 7.30pm. Cosham Phoenix Social Club. For anyone over 60. Music with DJ, and other varied events. New members welcome. (023) 9269 1740 or 9237 0030.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-midday. New Age Kurling. Fun, plus exercise. All welcome. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road. Taster Workshops. Setting up a photographic studio, 10am-midday. Android Mobile Photography, 1pm-3pm. Admission £5 session. (023) 9262 1860, learnportsmouth.ac.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Fareham Art Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-5.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 10am-4pm. Celebrating in Stitch. Exhibition by the textile art group Force 8.

GIGS

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. 8pm-11pm. Forest Folk. Featuring: Walsh and Pound. All welcome. Admission: £12. (023) 9226 4288 info@forestfolk.co.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Admission: £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Willie Russell’s Blood Brothers. Starring Marti Pellow. Admission: £15-£33.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: The Link (formerly Uncle Tom’s Cabin), Havant Road. 2pm-4pm. Is This The Real India? Talk by Gwen Appleton, organised by the Portsdown Branch of the U3A. All welcome. Admission: £2. (023) 9237 8785, 9237 4044.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Room, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm-9pm. Bouldnor Cliff Underwater Excavations. The Science Discovery Group have invited Maritime Archaeology Ltd to talk about these interesting finds. All welcome. Admission: £2. (01243) 373848.

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Food and Wine at Morrisons. A talk by Sue Moss, organised by the Castle View WI. Visitors welcome. (023) 9238 9443.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Bridge Centre, Fratton Road. 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Eastney Seafront Walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney, returning via Eastern Parade. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

DANCING

LISS: Village Hall. 8pm-10.15pm. Liss Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (01730) 892570.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Church Centre, Hayling Avenue, Copnor. 9.30am-12.30pam. Coffee and cakes, chat and toasties, arts and crafts plus stories and songs. For the tinies, run by young mothers.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Fareham Art Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-5.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 10am-4pm. Celebrating in Stitch. Exhibition by the textile art group Force 8.

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

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Write Angle Poetry and Music Cabaret. Featuring special guest: Susan Richardson. Plus open mic. All welcome. Admission £4. petersfieldwriteangle.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Front Bar, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Open Mic Night. Musicians of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Kick4Life Charity Fundraiser. With Dave McPherson (Inme). Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHWICK: Golden Lion, High Street. 8.15pm-11pm. Delta Syncopators. Traditional jazz band. (023) 9221 0437.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Admission: £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. My Fair Lady. Presented by Fareham Musical Society. Admission £11.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Facing the Music: A Life in Musical Theatre with Patricia Routledge. In conversation with Edward Seckerson. Admission: £18.50-£19.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. 13 Objects: Studies in Servitude. A play by Howard Barker, presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 8pm. Carol Ann Duffy. The poet laureate is joined by musician John Sampson for an hour or so of words and music. Admission: £14, concs. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Willie Russell’s Blood Brothers. Starring Marti Pellow. Admission: £15-£33.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: Herne Farm Leisure Centre, Moggs Mead. 2.30pm. Pleasures of Mine. Talk by Irene Hickson, organised by the Petersfield Flower Arrangement Society. New members welcome. (01730) 264324.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Parish Hall (off Castle Street). 7.30pm. Portsmouth and Portchester in World War 2. Illustrated talk by James Daly. Organised by the Portchester Civic Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9238 2778.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Copnor. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.

PORTSMOUTH: British Rail Social Club, Selbourne Terrace, Fratton. 7.30pm for 8pm. The Lymington Branch. Illustrated talk by Brian Jackson. Organised by the Portsmouth Regional Group of the Mid-Hants Railway Preservation Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: by £2 donation. (023) 9267 1251.

PORTSMOUTH: Drayton Institute, 238, Havant Road. 1.30pm for 2pm-4pm. Annual General Meeting of the Over 50 Friendship Centre. Visitors welcome. £1.50 (inc tea and biscuit).

PORTSMOUTH: meet Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore Walk. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: meet outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime Walk. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

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