A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire.
PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Tonight’s line up includes Ryan McDonnell, Paul Garvey, Bryan Lacey and Daliso Chaponda. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.
SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Irish Club, Elm Grove. 7.30pm. American Dancing. Featuring Appalachian Dancers, Sundown Line Dancing, Country Cheesers. In support of Amnesty International. Admission £10, concs.
ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. 7pm. Persuasion Play Reading. Join us for a reading of a new play version of Jane Austen’s last completed novel. The novel has been dramatised by Wendy Reynolds. Admission £7, concs. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.
FINCHDEAN: The George. Midday. Beer Festival. With 17 real ales and three ciders. (023) 9241 2257.
HAYLING ISLAND: St Mary’s Church, Church Road. 10am-midday. Harvest Market. Cake stall, nearly new kitchen items, plants and much more. Refreshments served. Admission 50p.
HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Cycle ride to Liss Triangle Centre and Grayshott. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.
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: Art Stop Café, Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park (PO4 9SU). 3pm-5.30pm. Poetry Lido. A series of five Saturday sessions to help inspire new writing and insruction on craft. Admission £50. 07775 244 573 for further details.
PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10am-1pm. Table Top Sale.
PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10am-4pm. Opportunities Fair. An interactive event aimed at children aged 10-13 that will showcase Portsmouth Businesses and Enterprises and the type of work they do. Admission free. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Waterstones, Commercial Road. 11am-1pm. Book Signing. Dr Asim K Dasgupta will be signing copies of his book Disasters. 0843 290 8557.
SOUTHAMPTON: Town Quay. 10am-4pm. Newfoundland Rescue. Raising funds for South Hants Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.
SOUTHSEA: Town Quay. 10am-4pm. Newfoundland Rescue. Raising funds for South Hants Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.
TITCHFIELD: Sellers Coffee House, 1, Kent Road. Midday-4pm. Book Signing. Portsmouth writer Jason Brown will be signing copies of his latest novel Monkey On Your Back.
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.
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.
COSHAM: Cosham Social Club, Wayte Street. Stolen. All welcome.
FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Luxury Buffet Night. Featuring Roxy Trio and comedy/vocals from Martin David. Adults only. Admission £10.
HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 8pm. John Wilson’s Rock Night. Support from The Absolute. (01428) 642161 for further details.
PORTSMOUTH: Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Milton. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.
PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Aviv, 8pm; Emma Johnson, 9pm-11pm.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-late. Danny Rampling. Celebrating 25 years of acid house in Portsmouth. Admission £6 (NUS), £8 in advance, £10 on door. (023) 9221 0437.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Dolphins.
SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Rufus Stone. Admission: £9 advance, £10 door. (023) 8055 5366.
SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Blackout. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.
SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue. 7.30pm doors. Madison Heights Soul Band. Plus DJ Rob Moore. (023) 9235 5245, therifleclub.com.
WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. The Angie Haynes Blues Band. (01329) 832123.
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.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Billy Fury Years. Featuring Michael King. Admission £19. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.
GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. The Handyman. Play by Ronald Harwood. Starring Timothy West, Caroline Langrishe, Adrian Lukis and Carolyn Backhouse. Admission: £17-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2pm. Bloom. A play about 100 years of garden history, presented by Forest Forge. Admission £11, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Strindberg’s Miss Julie. Admission £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.
SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 8pm. Stomp. Now in its 20th year and with brand new routines, new choreography and new music. Admission: £15-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Rat Pack is Back! A tribute to Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr. Admission £17-£18.50. (023) 9282 8282.
WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 2pm, 8pm. A Government Inspector. Presented by Northern Broadsides. Admission: £20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
WINCHESTER: meet St Catherine’s Hill car park (GR SU483280). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.15am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.