What’s on for Saturday, September 27, and Sunday, September 28, 2014

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COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Alan Davies. QI resident dunderhead combines comedy with stories. Admission: £25, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

CONCERT

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Michael McHale on the piano. Admission: £7 for non-members. (023) 9282 0317, portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

DANCING

CHICHESTER: North Mundham Village Hall, School Lane North. 8pm. Gone Country. Dance to traditional country music. Admission: £5. 01243 264028.

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

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls Ballroom, Bury Room. 7pm. Freestyle Jive to ’50s era music. Live music from Some Like It Hot. (023) 9242 8732.

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

EVENTS

EASTNEY: Eastney Beam Engine House, Henderson Road. 1pm-5pm. Open day. See the Victorian building that houses a pair of classic Boulton Watt beam engines.(023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 9am-5pm. Portsmouth Singing Contest. Open mic event. openmicuk.co.uk.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 11am. Costume Exhibit. Try on periodic and contemporary costumes. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, College Road, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am-5.30pm. Sci Fi weekend. Expand your imagination with magic, action and aliens. Admission: £10 for two games of laser quest, £12 for two games of laser quest and entry to the Guardians Of The Galaxy Movie. (023) 9289 3318.

SOUTHSEA: Cumberland House Natural History Museum, Eastern Parade. 10.30am-12.30pm. Butterfly Drawing Class. Learn how to draw butterflies using real specimens. Admission: £10. Booking is essential. (023) 9281 5276, portsmouthnaturalhistory.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

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 submariners were, the ghastly food they ate and as for the loos.... 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 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: The Cellars at Eastney, Cromwell Road. 1.30pm. The Signalman. Screening of the ghost story followed by a live performance. Admission: £10 advance, £12 on the door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

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. 4pm. International Award Winning Shorts.

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.Chef (15). Chef Carl Casper was once hailed as a culinary wunderkid but now finds himself stuck behind the same stoves. His career takes a turn for the worst after the restaurant is visited by a food critic. Admission: £8 adults, £6.50 children. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

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

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

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 1pm. Music Bites with Dielle. Relax and enjoy live music from the singer/songwriter from Wickham. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 8pm. Los Pacaminos. Cover band. Admission: £15, concession available. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Graham Arms, George Street. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes with music from the 1950s and ‘60s. Free admission.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Fender Tones .

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 12.30pm and 8pm. The Southsea Folk, Roost and Blues Weekend. Admission: £15 for day or evening admission.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 1pm. The Hot Box. To celebrate the 15th year reunion. Admission: £6. (023) 9286 3911, wedgewood-rooms.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Alma Arms, Highland Road. 8pm. Mojos playing Motown and Northern. (023) 9283 1893.

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Blackout. 1980s Rock band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 8.30pm. Non stop ’70s and ’80s rock. Free admission. (023) 9282 0896, rmatavern.co.uk.

STAGE

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

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2.30pm and 7.30m. Sound Of Music. Musical based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp. Admission: £12-14 adults, £10 children. 01329 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 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.

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CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. Featuring Anemos – Robert Blanken (clarinet), Richard Moore (bassoon) and Karen Kingsley (piano). Visitors and new members welcome. 01243 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.


DANCING

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

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 6.30pm. Claire Louise School of Dancing. Dance show that features pupils from three-seven-years-old. Admission: £12, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

EVENTS

EASTNEY: Eastney Beam Engine House, Henderson Road. 1pm-5pm. Open day. See the Victorian building that houses a pair of classic Boulton Watt beam engines.(023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

FRATTON: Fratton Park, Frogmore Road. 5pm. Making Waves Short Film Award Ceremony. The winners for this years’ comeptition will be announced.


PORTSMOUTH: Guldhall, Guildhall Square. 10.30am. Wedding Fair. PMN wedding fair with more than 70 exhibitors. Admission: £2.

PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, College Road, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am-5.30pm. Sci Fi weekend. Expand your imagination with magic, action and aliens. Admission: £10 for two games of laser quest, £12 for two games of laser quest and entry to the Guardians Of The Galaxy Movie. (023) 9289 3318.

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.

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. 2.30m-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 submariners were, the ghastly food they ate and as for the loos.... Free with a valid museum ticket. (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

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

FILMS

HILSEA: Hilsea Lido, London Road. 10am. Frozen (PG). Join Anna and Elsa for a Frozen-themed dance party alongside the film. Admission: £6.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: No. 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Boyhood (15). Follows a boy’s life from six-18, shooting periodically over 12 years. Admission: £8 adults, £6.50 children.Call 07435 029 408 or visit no6cinema.co.uk for more information.

GIGs

PORTSMOUTH: The Cellars at Eastney, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Nell Bryden. Admission: £14 advance, £15 on the door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 12.30pm and 8pm. The Southsea Folk, Roost and Blues Weekend. Admission: £15 for day or evening admission. 


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

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Alleycats. Open Mic night. (023) 9282 1658.

WALKS & TALKS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 2.30pm. King George III, Hearts of Oak Guided Walk. Admission: £3. Tickets purchased in advance from the D-Day Museum or City Museum.

SOUTHSEA: meet at The Good Companion Pub, Moorings Way, Milton. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore Walk. A brisk walk over uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. Led by Volunteer walkers. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.