What’s on for Saturday September 21, 2013

Menopause: The Musical at Ferneham Hall, Fareham

REVIEW: Menopause: The Musical at Ferneham Hall, Fareham

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

FRIDAY, SEPT 20

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-1am. Peforate presents Guesky Final Classic (Techno) Ian Void. Admission £4. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm-2am. Wolf Cub Club. (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: New Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom, sequence, old tyme and more. Dance the afternoon away. Refreshments available. Admission £2.50. (023) 9278 9124.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda &W Sounds. Admission: £3. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

LEE-ON-THE SOLENT: St Faith’s Church, Victoria Square. 11am-5pm. Flower Festival. Celebrating the church’s 80th anniversary. Includes craft stalls and refreshments. (023) 9255 6748 or (01329) 662125.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Spin and Chat. Bring your spinning wheel or spindle to this new group. Entry costs £1 per person.

WARSASH: St Mary’s Church, Church Road. 10.30am-4pm. Flower Festival. Hosted by Warsash Flower Club in its golden anniversary year. Free admission, donations welcome in aid of church funds. (01489) 574879.

WATERLOOVILLE: Acorn Centre, 3, The Kestrrels, Wecock. 9.30am-midday. Table Top Sale. Tables available. (023) 9225 8423, acorncentre.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 9.30am-5pm. Fareham Art Group 63rd Annual Exhibition. New art work by local artists and a joint project reflecting the work of Paul Cezanne.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Lone Ranger (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by Gore Verbinski. Starring: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer and William Fichtner. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Act of Killing (Director’s Cut) (15); 7pm. Denmark/UK/ Norway, 2012. Subtitles. Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer. Starring: Haji Anif, Syamsul Arifin and Safit Pardede. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pallant Suite, South Pallant. 6.30pm doors for 7.45pm-10.15pm. Chichester Jazz Club. Featuring The Chris Walker Swingtet. All welcome. Admission £9. (01243) 776001/380910, chichesterjazzclub.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. TheEmily Portman Trio. Folk. Admission £14.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Josienne Clark and Ben Walker. Support from Aimée, young singer/songwriter/guitarist from Liphook. Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £12. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring Bad Influence. All welcome. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Flipron. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Sly Hardy Band. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Mad, Bad and Dangeous.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Forever Can Wait. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. Scarlet Park. Five-piece party band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Proclaimers. Admission £24.50. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: Lawrence Arms, Lawrence Road. 8pm. Arrows Karaoke.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. The Business. Pop/rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Oasish. Tribute band. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. Trivial Pursuits. Comedy by Frank Vickery, presented by the Phoenix Players. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £24.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £15-£34, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. Presented by Fareham Musical Society. Admission £12-£14, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Rough Justice. Courtroom drama by Terence Frisby, starring Tom Conti. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. John Osborne’s Look Back In Anger. Presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Carnaby Street. New musical set against the backdrop of London’s West End in the 60s. Admission: £17.50-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The Miser. Classic farce by Moliere. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Puccini’s Tosca. Presented by OperaUpClose. Admission £19, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). 7.30pm. Invasive Plants in the New Forest. Talk by Catherine Chatters, organised by the Hampshire and IoW Wildlife Trust, Gosport Branch. All welcome. Admission £2.50, concs.

SOUTHSEA: meet Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade. 10.30am. Seafront Walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. 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.

SATURDAY, SEPT 21

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 8pm-1am. Northern Soul/Blue Lagoon Soul Club. Wigan Casino tributes. Special guest DJ Lloyd Attrill. With Derek Mead and Keith Barnes. Admission £5. 07780 862 774.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-1am. The Junkyard Festival. Multi-centre. Mixture of live bands and DJs. Live dub step. Admission £6 before 8pm, more after. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 9.30pm. Hipshaker 15th Birthday. Featuring: The Targets. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring Julian Jacobson and Mariko Brown (piano duo). Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: non-members £7 on door. (023) 9232 6309, portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls Ballroom, Bury Road. 7.30pm-11.45pm. Freestyle Jive Dance to the music of Danny and the Seniors, plus DJ. 50s era jive music. (023) 9242 8732.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 7.30pm-11pm. 50-50 Club Dance.

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Lane. 8pm-11pm. Ballroom Dance. Admission: £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

COSHAM: High Street. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

DENMEAD: All Saints Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 10am-midday. Macmillan Coffee Morning. Many stalls. (023) 9225 5981.

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Haslar Road. Midday-3pm. Trinity Green Art Challenge: Painting/Drawing Competition. Admission £5 to take part, free to watch the artists at work. Register on (023) 9252 9020 or just turn up on the day.

HAVANT: St Joseph’s Church Hall, West Street. 9am-2pm. Jumble Sale. Bargains galore. Bric-a-brac, books, new stock, clothes and lots more. Refreshments on site. (023) 9248 4520, rchavant.org.uk.

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

LEE-ON-THE SOLENT: St Faith’s Church, Victoria Square. 10am-4pm. Flower Festival. Celebrating the church’s 80th anniversary. Includes craft stalls and refreshments. (023) 9255 6748 or (01329) 662125.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Working Steam Museum, 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! (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

LISS: Triangle Centre. 9.30am-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.

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: 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. 9am-4pm. Food Hygiene. One-day course. Course fee £45. (023) 9262 1860 to book.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Dumpton Abbey Murder Mystery. It was the butler! Or was it? Join the lords, ladies and maids of Dumptown Abbey for an evening of murder, suspicion and petticoats. Admission: £22 (inc two-course meal). (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Progressive Spiritualist Church, 2, Vivash Road, Fratton (PO1 1PR). 7.30pm. An Evening of Mediumship. With Geoff Woodhouse. Admission £3.50 members, £4 non-members.

PORTSMOUTH: Victoria Park, Anglesea Road. 11am-5pm. Portsmouth Summer Fair and Picnic. Free pedal-powered stage, live music. Stalls, craft workshops, eco/ethical gifts. Lots for kids to do: games, crafts, rides, circus skills, zorb balls. A greener way to spend the day! (023) 9225 0267. portsmouthsummerfair.org.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. Sherlock Holmes Workshop. An introductory film workshop with Strong Island Media. Learn how to write the script, create a storyboard, use a video camera, direct, act and make sound effects to produce a Sherlock Holmes short film all of your own. 10am-midday, for eight to 13-year-olds; 2pm-4pm, 14 plus. Admission £10 per workshop. (023) 9282 8282.

WARSASH: St Mary’s Church, Church Road. 10.30am-4pm. Flower Festival. Hosted by Warsash Flower Club in its golden anniversary year. Free admission, donations welcome in aid of church funds. (01489) 574879.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. The Boat Project: The Legacy. The boat Collective Spirit – made from a multitude of donated pieces including timber from Echo and Terror – was launched in May 2012 and this exhibition describes the ideas behind the project and what is hoped for the future. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 9.30am-5pm. Fareham Art Group 63rd Annual Exhibition. New art work by local artists and a joint project reflecting the work of Paul Cezanne.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. NSPCC Charity Night.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. A Highjacking (15); 7pm. Denmark/UK/ Denmark, 2012. Subtitles. Directed by Tobias Lindholm. Starring: Pilou Asbæk, Søren Malling and Dar Salim. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. Sherlock Holmes (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by Guy Ritchie. Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law and Rachel McAdams. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9pm. Jaguar Skills. International DJ and man of mystery. Admission £15. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. Booze Brothers. Performing Blues Brothers tracks, followed by Ska!

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Veronique Devine and The Vixens present: Rock with the Foxes. An evening of delicious music nd burlesque. Admission £5 in advance, £7 on door. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stag, New Road. Kenny Mayes.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Fire: Drum and Bass Night. Admission £4. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: The 149 Club, Albert Road. 7.30pm doors. The Great Poky Live band. Admission free before 8pm; members £2, guests £3 after.

SOUTHSEA: King Street Tavern, 70, King Street. The Marvellous Mechanical Band live. thekingstreettavern.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. The Fat Cat Soul Band. Nine-piece outfit. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Sahara Snow. Metal originals band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. Trivial Pursuits. Comedy by Frank Vickery, presented by the Phoenix Players. Admission £9, 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: £24.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £16-£37, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. Presented by Fareham Musical Society. Admission £12-£14, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Rough Justice. Courtroom drama by Terence Frisby, starring Tom Conti. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. John Osborne’s Look Back In Anger. Presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Carnaby Street. New musical set against the backdrop of London’s West End in the 60s. Admission: £17.50-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The Miser. Classic farce by Moliere. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Puccini’s Tosca. Presented by OperaUpClose. Admission £19, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: St Colman’s Church Hall, Havant Road. 7pm for 7.30pm. Macaronesian Memories. Talk by Colin Walker, organised by the Portsmouth and District Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society. Plants for sale. Refreshments. Admission £1, concs.

LONDON: meet Petersfield Town Station. 8.25am for 8.48 train to Waterloo. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A nine-mile circular walk from Liverpool Street Station via Regents Canal and the Thames Path. (01730) 263367.

SUNDAY, SEPT 22

CONCERTS

BOTLEY: All Saints’ Church, High Street. 4pm-6pm. Rehearsal for 7.30pm Come and Sing Haydn. Conducted by David Burgess. Includes Nelson Mass. Admission £6 (performers £10), including glass of wine. (01489) 782445.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court (off Castle Street). 7pm-9pm. Ballroom Dance. Admission £3.50 (inc tea/cake). (023) 9235 1162.

EVENTS

COSHAM: St Philip’s Chruch Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. 11am-2pm. Table Top Sale. Refreshments available, including bacon roll or soup. To hire a table (£5) telephone (023) 9237 7019 or 9237 9278.

COWPLAIN: Cowplain Activity Centre, Padnell Road (PO8 8EH). 11am-12.30pm. Cowplain Mini Me Market. Lots of good quality nearly-new and new bump to teen items for sale, perfect for families to buy a few bargains. Fundraising for Cancer Research UK. Admission £1. minimemarkets.co.uk.

EMSWORTH: St Anne’s, 34, Havant Road. 10am-1pm (9am for stallholders). Charity Car Boot Sale. Weather permitting. In aid of St Anne’s Holiday Dialysis Centre. (01243) 376514 to book a stand.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening Bingo and Quiz in the Lounge.

LEE-ON-THE SOLENT: St Faith’s Church, Victoria Square. Midday-5pm. Flower Festival. Celebrating the church’s 80th anniversary. Includes craft stalls and refreshments. (023) 9255 6748 or (01329) 662125.

PETERSFIELD: Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Butser Hill Challenge . The annual running event tackles the highest point of the South Downs. butser.org

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 (SO31 7HB). 10am-4pm. Blitz at the Brickworks. Attractions include: army vehicles, military models, cars, Now That’s Jive, St Andrews Pipe Band, craft & gift stalls, children’s activities and much more. Admission £5, concs. (01489) 576248.

WARSASH: St Mary’s Church, Church Road. Midday-4pm. Flower Festival. Hosted by Warsash Flower Club in its golden anniversary year. Free admission, donations welcome in aid of church funds. (01489) 574879.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. The Boat Project: The Legacy. The boat Collective Spirit – made from a multitude of donated pieces including timber from Echo and Terror – was launched in May 2012 and this exhibition describes the ideas behind the project and what is hoped for the future. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 11am-4pm. Crafts in the Tower. An exhibition by artists and makers from the local area showcasing jewellery, ceramics, fine art, glass work, textiles, photography and wood turning. craftsinthetower.com.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. Modern Times. Showcasing the lido from 1935 through to the present day. (023) 9266 2440.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 6pm-8pm. Open Mic Session. Anyone and everyone is welcome to perform a 15-minute slot. PA system and spare guitar provided.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 2pm-6pm. Acoustic Afternoon with Herbie, Keith, Graham and gang. All welcome to listen or join in.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Zico Chain. Admission £7. (023) 8022 5612.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 2pm, 7.30pm. Tribute to Karen Carpenter. Kate Matthews is Karen Carpenter. Admission: £6.50 matinee; £7.50 evening. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 1pm. Postman Pat Live – It’s Showtime! It’s the day of the Great Greendale Talent Show and there’s much excitement as this year a top talent scout will be on the lookout for a rising star. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Terry Reid. Terry will be giving a talk in the new Portsmouth music experience space: Access All Areas. Admission £3. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

MONDAY, SEPT 23

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. Admission £2.50. (023) 9271 0060.

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

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. Doors open 8pm. Social Dance. Ballroom, Latin American, etc. All welcome. Admission £5. (023) 9273 1281.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-11.45am. JCPF Spiritual Healing Clinic. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-midday. New Age Kurling. Friendly competitive fun with gentle exercise. All welcome. Admission: £2.50/session. (023) 9278 0500.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Loading Data. Special guests: Foxer. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Younghusband. Admission £7. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Motionless in White. Plus: The Defiled, and Glamour of the Kill. Admission £12. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 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.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £16-£37, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. An Evening with Lucy Worsley. Admission: £17.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HAVANT: Langstone Conservative Club, Emsworth Road. 10.30am. Is Health a War? Talk, organised by the Havant Complementary Health Group. All welcome. Admission: £3. (023) 9307 9413.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: The Royal Marine Association Club, The War Memorial Pavilion, Dunn Close, Henderson Road, Eastney. 7.30pm for 8pm. Fallen Railway Men of the Great War. Talk by Barry Kitchener, organised by the Western Front Association, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9269 3867.

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, SEPT 24

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. Martin Tirimo (piano). Solo recital of works by Chopin and Tchaikovsky. Admission £14, concs. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Horndean Technical College, Bartons Road. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £3.50. (023) 9259 4325.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. Doors open 8pm. Social Dance. Ballroom, Latin American, etc. All welcome. Admission £5. (023) 9273 1281.

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

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 12.30pm-3pm. Branching Out (learners with learning disabilities): Independent Living. Start of an 11-week course (times may vary). Course fee £20. 4pm-6pm. Branching Out (learners with learning disabilities): Drama. Start of a 10-week course. Course fee £5. (023) 9262 1860 to book.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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. 7.30pm-11pm. Del Rey with Adam Franklin. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Andrews Brothers. Playing a mix of rock, pop, jazz and soul in style. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Sky Larkin. Admission £6. (023) 8022 5612.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £24.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £16-£37, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. A new adaptation by Tim Luscombe, directed by Colin Blumenau. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Grand Gesture. Simon Duff is on the scrap heap and wants to end it all ... and so begins this comedy about a man on the edge. Admission £16-£20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 7.30pm. Lee-on-the-Solent Residents’ Association (LoSRA) Open Evening. The Future of Daedalus update session with a Homes and Communities Agency representative. (023) 9255 1547, leeresidents.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 2.30pm. Computer Security. Talk by Barry Lucas, organised by the Science and Technology Group of the Petersfield University of the Third Age. All welcome. Admission £2. petersfieldu3a.org.uk.

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.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT 25

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Comedy Network. Featuring Lucy Beaumont and Ed Gamble. Admission £8. (01329) 223100.

CONCERTS

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Baptist Church, London Road. 7.30pm. Concert by Dragonfly. Part of 25th anniversary tour. Details dragonfly.me.uk.

DANCING

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Main Entrance, Locksway Road. 8pm-10.15pm. Wednesday Ballroom Club. Come and enjoy some social ballroom dancing, ideal for couples. Admission £3. (023) 9307 7368.

ROGATE: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Scottish Country Dancing. Suitable for both new and experienced dancers . Partner not necessary. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: £3. (01730) 263008.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. Doors open 8pm. Social Dance. Ballroom, Latin American, etc. All welcome. Admission £5. (023) 9273 1281.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, 10 Maurepas Way (Asda car park). 7.45pm-10.15pm. WACA Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members are always welcome. (023) 9261 3409, 9271 0060.

EVENTS

COSHAM: The Churchillian, Portsdown Hill Road (PO6 3LS). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Martin. 07906 670 262, solentsocialising.org.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animal Adventures Story Time Special. Stories, arty activities and hands-on encounters with animal specimens from Search Museum. Admission free, no need to book, just come along. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Workshop. Admission £5 per session. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-midday. Arts and Crafts Group. Join in with what’s happening or bring your own project to do. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 2pm. Guitar Lessons for various levels. Start of a 12-week course, times vary. Course fee £70, concs. (023) 9262 1860 to book.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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

EMSWORTH: Coal Exchange, 21, South Street. Lynchpin. (01243) 375866.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Manfreds Five Faces Tour. Admission £19.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, (PO12 2HE). 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: The Georgia Ramblers with Julie Horton. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring Charlie Hole.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Club. Friendly atmosphere. All musicians welcome. Full stage, turbo sound system, lighting. Full recording capability. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Pilot House. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Liam Fray (Courteeners’ front man). Plus: Bipolar Sunshine. Admission £15. (023) 9286 3911.

FILMS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Ginger and Rosa (12A) 1.45pm. Directed by Sally Potter. Starring: Elle Fanning, Alice Englert and Annette Bening. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). Reality (15), 8pm; Italy, 2012. Directed by: Matteo Garrone. Starring: Aniello Arena, Paola Minaccioni and Loredana Simioli. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 73pm, 8pm. 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.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £16-£37, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. A new adaptation by Tim Luscombe, directed by Colin Blumenau. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. HumDrum bring Arnold Ridley’s ever-popular comedy thriller to life. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 3pm, 7.30pm. Noël Coward’s Present Laughter. Presented by One Off Productions. Admission £8-£12, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Grand Gesture. Simon Duff is on the scrap heap and wants to end it all ... and so begins this comedy about a man on the edge. Admission £16-£20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

CHICHESTER: meet bus stop outside Chichester Cathedral. 10.28am or Cocking Hill car park (two stops after Singleton). CHA Walking Club Walk. Five/six-mile circular walk via Cocking and Heyshott. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

HARTING DOWN: meet Harting Down car park (GR SU791 181). 9.50am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A seven-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 269253.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road. 1.45pm for 2pm. Haslemere Flower Club Monthly Meeting. Demonstrator Pat McDonald with A Walk in the Park. Exhibit: Just Foliage. Visitors and new members welcome. nafas.org.uk.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Studio, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm. Fungus and Us. An illustrated talk by Rosemary Webb, organised by the Havant, Hayling and Emsworth Group of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. All welcome. Admission: £2.50 (inc refreshments). hiwwt.org.uk.

HAVANT: United Reformed Church Hall, Elm Lane. 7.30pm. History of Woodland. Talk by Jonathan Huet, organised by the Havant and District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. havanthorticulturalsociety.hampshire.org.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: meet Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Old Portsmouth Walk. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower. 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 The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road, Copnor, 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton Foreshore Walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond/longer walk to Milton foreshore. 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.

PORT SOLENT: meet in front of the Odeon Cinema. 2pm. Port Solent Walk. Suitable for beginners but does include an area of uneven ground, sturdy shoes recommended. New walkers to arrive 1.45pm to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: meet outside Canoe Lake Café, St Helens Parade. 10.30am. Canoe Lake/Southsea Seafront Walk. Through the Rose Garden and Rock Garden. 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.

THURSDAY, SEPT 26

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-12.30am. Spectrum (gay/straight/lesbian/bi/transexual). Guest DJs playing house electro and nu disco. Admission free before 9pm, £2 after. (023) 9229 6352.

COMEDY

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm doors for 8pm. Ssssh ... Comedy Night. Hosted by Keith Barron. Featuring: Steve Day, James Sherwood, and Sarn Savage. Admission £12. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Cellars Comedy Club New Act Night. Ten top new comics for a fast and furious night of fun. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Organ Concert. Featuring James Scott (Bath Abbey). Admission £3, concs. Light refreshments available. (023) 9282 1164.

DANCING

HAVANT: Leigh Park Community Centre, Dunsbury Way (PO9 5BG) 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission: £3, inc tea/biscuits. (023) 9307 7596, 07950 730 274.

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.50. (023) 9226 6177.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. Doors open 8pm. Social Dance. Ballroom, Latin American, etc. All welcome. Admission £5. (023) 9273 1281.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hanover Association, White Lodge Gardens, Holly Grove Road (PO16 7UR). 2pm-5pm. Coffee/Tea Afternoon. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Includes bric-a-brac stall, cakes and hotdogs, etc. 07881 895 999.

HEDGE END: Kiddicare, Charles Watts Way (SO30 4RT). 6pm-9pm. Kiddicare Mother and Baby Event. Offering a chance to speak to baby experts, also product demonstrations, goodie bags, mini pamper treatments. Free car seat fitting and safety checks. askamum.co.uk/kiddicare.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Group for the over 55s. Different activity each week from speakers, quizzes, bingo, seated exercises, plus a time to socialise and make new friends. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Star Wars Murder Mystery. Who murdered Jar Jar Binkbonk? Don’t forget your light sabres! Admission: £22 (inc two-course meal). (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 1pm-3pm. Costume Exhibition. Discover costumes from Elizabethan to Greek and the 20th century. Groundlings’ 11,000 costumes bring history to life ... (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. On The Waterfront (PG); 7pm. USA, 1954. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring: Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint and Lee J Cobb. A Making Waves Film Festival presentation. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. Making Waves Film Festival: Searching for Sugar Man (PG); 7pm. Directed by: Malik Bendjelloul. Starring: Rodriguez, Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman and Dennis Coffey. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: The Venue, Spur Road (PO19 8PR). 7.30pm. Chichester Country Music Club Irish Concert. Featuring: Mary Duff. Admission: £14. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

PORTSMOUTH: Lucky Bar, 223, Kingston Road (PO2 7EG). 9pm. Lady Ga Ga tribute.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Sarah Partridge, 7pm; Hope, 7.30pm; Matt Jarvis, 8pm; Fugative Orchestra, 8.30pm; Not My Generation, 9pm; Our Colour Company, 9.30pm; Stefikie, 10.15pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 11.15pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Evarose. Admission £6. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 9pm. Hi5.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 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.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £16-£37, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. A new adaptation by Tim Luscombe, directed by Colin Blumenau. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. Shakespeare’s Othello live from the National Theatre. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. HumDrum bring Arnold Ridley’s ever-popular comedy thriller to life. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 10.30am, 1.30pm. James and the Giant Peach. By Roald Dahl, adapted by David Wood. Admission: £15.50-£17.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Noël Coward’s Present Laughter. Presented by One Off Productions. Admission £8-£12, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1.30pm, 7.30pm. The Grand Gesture. Simon Duff is on the scrap heap and wants to end it all ... and so begins this comedy about a man on the edge. Admission £16-£20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Becket Hall, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 2.45pm. Trading Standards Services. Talk by Amy Palmer, organised by the Portsmouth Cathedral Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (023) 9285 1177.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Scott Road car park (off Military Road by The News Centre). 10.30am. Hilsea Lines Walk. Uneven footpaths take you around ‘Foxes Forest’ with its abundance of wildlife. 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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