What’s on for Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21

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What’s on around the area this weekend

CONCERT

HAYLING ISLAND: St Mary’s Church, Church Road. 7.30pm. The Solent Male Voice Choir and Churchdown Male Voice Choir. Admission £7.50. (023) 9282 9214.

PORTCHESTER: St Mary’s Church, Church Road. 7.30pm. Traditional Russian music. Played on balalaika bass balalaika, bayan and guitar. Admission £8.50. Call (023) 9232 1380 for more information.

DANCING

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Lane. 8pm-11pm. Saturday Ballroom Dance. Admission £4. 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

TITCHFIELD: Community Centre, Mill Street. 7.30pm. 50-50 dance. Admission: £7.

EVENTS

DENMEAD: All Saints Church, Hambledon Road. 10am. Macmillan Coffee Morning. Various stalls, home-made cakes and books. Admission: £1. (023) 9225 5981.

FAREHAM: St John’s Church Hall, Upper St Michael’s Grove. 1pm. Fareham Horticultural Association Annual Show. Flowers, vegetables, fruit, home craft, handy craft and auction. 01329 287661.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. The Kiss That Missed – Story Time special. Make your own sword and shield and listen to a story inspired by Mythical Maze, the summer reading challenge 2014. (023) 9252 3463, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

HAVANT: Havant Spiritualist Church, Brockhampton Lane. 10am. Alternative and psychic day. Crytals, psychic art, palm and colour readings, healing and raffle. Admission: £1.

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church Small Hall, Mengham. 9.30am. Coffee Morning. Organised by The Rowans Haying Island Support Group.

PORTSMOUTH:National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 1pm-4pm. HMS Navy traditions Community Day. Take part in a variety of Navy traditions that includes a ceremony, playing Uckers and listening to stories of veterans. (023) 9272 7595, community@nmrn.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Southsea Fest 2014. Musical festival with a wide variety of acts. Admission: £18. (023) 9286 3911, wedgewood-rooms.co.uk.

WATERLOOVILLE: Purbrook Deverell Hall, London Road. 10am-midday. Harvest Market. Includes a variety of stalls, cakes, raffle, tombola and games.

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.

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: 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.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road. 10am-4pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Join submariner Sammy Sardine and find out how smelly subariners were, the ghastly food they ate and how sub loos could turn into poo fountains. 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: 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 it tells 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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No. 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. 7pm.Joe (15). Joe, an ex-con, runs a rough-neck crew thinning out forested land for dubious purposes. Admission: £8 adults, £6.50 children. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

COPNOR: Harvest Home, Copnor Road. (PO3 5AN). 8.30pm. Joe Butt. Live singer will sing requests. (023) 9234 1665.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Social Club, Fratton Road. 7pm. ’50s rock and roll. Includes Jive Street and DJ Mr Zodiac 59. Admission: £8. (023) 9282 1840, 07800 532 713.

PORTSMOUTH: MoneyFields Club, Moneyfield Avenue. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes with music from the 1950s and ‘60s. Free admission.

PORTSMOUTH: The Mermaid, New Road, Copnor. 8.30pm. Cher tribute.

PORTSMOUTH: Grosvenor Casino, Gunwharf Quays. 9.30pm. SKA mania The Selector and The Neville Staples band. Admission: £2. (023) 9273 2277.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Vinyl Tap.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Limehouse Lizzy. Celtic rock band who have been accredited for their live shows. Admission: £12. (023) 9286 3911, wedgewood-rooms.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Jolly Sailor, Clarence Parade. 8pm. Charity night for Rowans Hospice. Music from Mayfield – a eight-piece soul band. (023) 9229 5195. jollysailorsouthsea.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Somethin’ Else. Rock and saxophone band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Guys and Dolls. Tickets: from £15. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45pm and 7.45pm. Pitcairn. Co-production from Out Of Joint and Shakespeare’s Globe. Tickets: £24-£33. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 11.30am and 2.30pm. I Believe in Unicorns. Production about a young boy who hates reading but his opinion changes when he meets a unicorn lady. Suitable for young families. Admission: £22 for a family ticket. 01329 233100.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Dealers Choice. Play by Patrick Marber. Performed by the Bench Theatre Company. Admission: £8, concession available. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 2.30pm amd 7.30pm. Oliver. Popular story of Charles Dickens’s timeless character. Music, lyrics and book by Lionel Bart. Admission: £14 adults, £10 children. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

ALVERSTOKE: Parish centre, Green Road. 7.30pm. The Galapagos Islands. Illustrated talk by Mark Gibbons about the natural history of the Galapagos islands following his recent visit. Organised by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. Admission: £2.50.

TOMORROW

DANCING

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

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7pm. Dance Divas – A Decade of Divas. Variety of street, disco, rock n roll and many more dance styles. Dance group takes children from three-years-old. Admission: £12, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

EVENTS

ARUNDEL: Arundel Castle, West Sussex. 10am-5pm. Pesky Pirates. The event will highlight combat styles from the 1700s alongside costume and crafts from the period.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 11.30am, 1pm and 3pm. Victorian gun firings. Uniformed members of the Portsdown Artillery Volunteers will fire a muzzle-loaded rifle at each of the times. Call 01329 233734.

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

PORTCHESTER: Meet at the bottom of Kent Grove. 2pm. Marine Conservation Society Beachwatch. Clearing the foreshore around Portchester. Wear stout shoes. Organised by the Portchester Civic Society. (023) 9238 2778.

PORT SOLENT: The Boardwalk. 11am. Waterside market. Artisian-themed craft market.

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.

SWANWICK: Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Swanwick Lane, Swanwick. 11am-4pm. Big trains, Mini Trains and Model Trains. Gala day with displays of model trains. The Narrow Gauge and Minature Railway will be running. Admission: adults £5, children £3 . bursledonbrickworks.org.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-2pm. Southsea Farmers’ market. Local traders and shoppers.

EXHIBITIONS

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

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.

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.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road. 10am-4pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Join submariner Sammy Sardine and find out how smelly subariners were, the ghastly food they ate and how sub loos could turn into poo fountains. 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 it tells 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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 3pm. The Real Blow Up – Fame, Fashion and Photography. Michelangelo Antonioni takes a look at the reality behind the Swinging Sixties.

PORTSMOUTH: The Big Screen, Guildhall Square. 3pm. Confessions of a Shopaholic.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 6pm. The Ravers. An episode from the 1967 TV series Man Alive.

PORTSMOUTH: No. 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Maleficent. Disney film that follows the villain from Sleeping Beauty. Admission: £8 adults, £6.50 children. 07435 029 408, visit no6cinema.co.uk for more information.

GARDENS

BRAMDEAN: Bramdean House. 2pm-4.30pm. Five-acre Plantsman’s Garden on chalk. Mirror image herbaceous borders and large collection of sweet peas, plus new arboretum. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £5.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Lord Raglan, Queen Street. 9pm. The Chai Wallahs.

FAREHAM: The Fareham, Trinity Street. 7.30pm. Cari gig.

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue, 2pm. Dave Barrett with The Bootlegs. Free entry.

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 5pm. Cletis Carr. Australian acoustic blues. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Jolly Sailor, Clarence Parade. 6pm. Dicey Riley. (023) 9229 5195. jollysailorsouthsea.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Drift Bar, Palmerston Road. 8pm. Performances from The Coolness, CPR, Rumour, Jack Evans. Admission: £3. Call (023) 9277 9839 for further information.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Toseland. Will perform songs from their debut album Renegade. Admission: £8. (023) 9286 3911, wedgewood-rooms.co.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 3pm. Guys and Dolls. Tickets: from £15. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 2.30pm amd 7.30pm. Oliver. Popular story of Charles Dickens’s timeless character. Music, lyrics and book by Lionel Bart. Admission: £14 adults, £10 children. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: Highland Road Cemetery. Midday-4pm. Tour and Information Day. Chapel opens midday-4pm, with over 600 displays, admission free. Guided tours from 2pm-4pm, £3 pp. (023) 9266 8657.

SOUTHSEA: The Friary, Marmion Road. 2.30pm. Thomas Ellis Owen guided walk. A romantic stroll in Owen’s Victorian Southsea. Admission: £3. Tickets can be bought from the visitor information centre at The D-Day Museum or The City Museum.

MONDAY

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Jon Richardson.Comedy act from British comedian. Admission: £19.50. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

CONCERT

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Harlequin Room, Guildhall Square. 7pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Strings. Admission: £16, concession available. Call 08448 472362 or visit portsmouthguildhall.co.uk for more information.

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Association, Wootton Road. 7.30pm-10pm. Modern sequence dance club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. Tea and biscuits included. Call (023) 9271 0060 for more information.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.50.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 1.30pm-4pm. Make and mend craft. Beginners embroidery session. Event is free but booking is required. (023) 9272 7595 or e-mail community@nmrn.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Central Library, Guildhall Square. 4.30pm and 5.15pm. Pompey Pluckers. Ukulele lessons for beginners and intermediates. Admission: £25-£30. (023) 9268 8057.

SOUTHSEA: St Lukes, Greetham Street. 7.30pm. Spinnaker Speakers. Become a more confident speaker. 07597 500 007.

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. Call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road. 10am-4pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Join submariner Sammy Sardine and find out how smelly subariners were, the ghastly food they ate and how sub loos could turn into poo fountains. 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: 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 it tells 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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 3pm. The Real Blow Up – Fame, Fashion and Photography. Michelangelo Antonioni takes a look at the reality behind the Swinging Sixties.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 6pm. The Ravers. An episode from the 1967 TV series Man Alive.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Cabert. Mister Joe Black performs live alongside the film. Admission: £10. (023) 9286 3911, wedgewood-rooms.co.uk.

STAGE

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 2.30pm amd 7.30pm. Oliver. Popular story of Charles Dickens’s timeless character. Music, lyrics and book by Lionel Bart. Admission: £14 adults, £10 children. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Victoria Park. 10.30am. Health walk. Meet at The Bridge Centre, Fratton. Buggy and wheelchair-friendly walk. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed to support the scheme. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at South Parade Pier, Southsea. 1pm. Pier to pier health walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs.New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: South Parade Pier, Southsea. 7.30pm. Eastney seafront health walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney and returning to the pier via Eastern Parade. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: St John’s College, Grove Road South. 4pm. Politics Society. Talk from professor Rod Rhodes of Southampton University on the inner workings of government.

TUESDAY, SEPT 23

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: St James Hospital Social Hall, Main Enterance, Locksway Road. 8pm-10.15pm. Ballroom Club. Evening of Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dance. Admission: £4. (023) 9307 7368.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Bodrick Hall, Clayhall Road, Alverstoke. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Scrap Happy Quilters Sewing Evening. Admission £2.50.

MILTON: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road, Portsmouth. 8pm. Drum nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 11am. Guildhall Tours. Take a closer look into the history of the building. 08448 472362, portsmouthguildhall.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Le Cafe Parisien, Lord Montgomery Way. 8pm. Cafe scientifique. There will be a talk from professor Jie Tong on artificial joint replacement. Go and discuss science.. (023) 9284 3757, events@ports.ac.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.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road. 10am-4pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Join submariner Sammy Sardine and find out how smelly subariners were, the ghastly food they ate and how sub loos could turn into poo fountains. 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: 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 it tells 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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 3pm. The Real Blow Up – Fame, Fashion and Photography. Michelangelo Antonioni takes a look at the reality behind the Swinging Sixties.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 6pm. The Ravers. An episode from the 1967 TV series Man Alive.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. International Ocean Film Festival. The collection of films documents the beauty and power of the ocean. Admission: £10, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

GIGS

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and Friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: The Fat Fox, Victoria Road South. 8pm. Indigo Vat, Sophoe Darling, Frankie Drain and Coast to Coast. Admission: £2 c. (023) 9235 6255.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30m. Sound Of Music. Musical based on the memoir of Maria von Trappt. Admission: £12-14 adults, £10 children. 01329 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 2.30pm amd 7.30pm. Oliver. Popular story of Charles Dickens’s timeless character. Music, lyrics and book by Lionel Bart. Admission: £14 adults, £10 children. (023) 9273 7370,