What’s on for Sunday February 23, 2014

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

SUNDAY, FEB 23

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Ed Byrne: Roaring Forties. Latecomers will not be permitted! Admission £22.50. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. Featuring Jacquelyn Fugelle (soprano), Emma Alexandra (clarinet) and Terence Allbright (piano) playing music by Mozart, Cooke, Schubert, Monte, Hindemith and Meyerbeer. Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 2pm. Drum Jam. Open to the experienced and novice hand drummer, musician and dancer. Come and jam with us or just enjoy the atmosphere! Admission free. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-4.30pm. Wild at White’s Antarctic Adventures. Discover the frozen Antarctic this half-term with family fun activities at Gilbert White’s. Prepare for an expedition into our 30 acres of garden and parkland to find the six species of Antarctic penguin, before exploring the Scott Antarctic Expedition in our galleries . (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Middlebrook Street and car park. 9am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the paintings of Suzette Smith and Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 11am-4pm. Crafts in the Tower. A monthly exhibition of original artwork by selected local artists, designers and makers. Painting, print making, collage, ceramics, origami, glass work, wood turning, textiles and jewellery. craftsinthetower.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-5pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.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.

FILMS

LISS: Triangle Centre, Mill Road. Film Festival: Philomena (15). Directed by: Stephen Frears. Starring: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan and Sophie Kennedy Clark. Matinée: 1.45pm doors for 2pm; admission £6 in advance only. Evening Gala, reception dinner and film: reception 6.30pm; dinner 7pm; film, 8pm; admission: £20 in advance only. (01730) 301000.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Frozen (PG); 2.30pm. Animation directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck. Featuring the voices of Kristen Bell, Alan Tudyk and Idina Menzel. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GARDENS

WINCHESTER: Little Court, Crawley. 2pm-5pm. Garden Open. A traditional walled country garden. There are seven sections divided by old flint walls with many rustic seats throughout. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.

WINCHESTER: The Down House, Itchen Abbas (SO21 1AX). Midday-4pm. Garden open. Two acres laid out in rooms overlooking Itchen Abbey. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £4.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street (GU31 4AF). 8pm. Kacob Davies. Popular locally-based musician. (01730) 263838.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. Midday doors for 12.30pm-3pm. Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. Keeping big band music alive in Portsmouth. (023) 9266 2440.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 6pm. Mojo Dollar. Playing 60s mod, pop, rock and soul.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Johnny Maguire and Nomura. Admission £3. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 2pm-4pm. Jellyrollers. An afternoon of relaxing music.

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

STAGE

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 3pm. Peter Grimes. English National Opera, live. (01428) 642161 for further details.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Church Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm. Mother Goose. An eggceptional family pantomime presented by The Phoenix Players. Admission: £8, concs. 08454 676 462.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet at The Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore Walk. A brisk walk over uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. 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.

MONDAY, FEB 24

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s Modern Sequence Dance Club. New members always 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).

EVENTS

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club, Spur Road. 7.30pm. Cosham Phoenix Social Club. Variety of events for anyone over 60. (023) 9269 1740, 9237 0030.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-12.45pm, 4pm-8pm. Spiritual Healing Clinic. No appointment necessary. 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.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street (PO5 4EE). 10am. Zumba. Get fit, have fun! Admission £18 for a six-week course. 07582 370 900.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the paintings of Suzette Smith and Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free Admission . (023) 9252 3463.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Cleft. Plus Bearded Youth Quest, and Polymath. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. War Horse. The powerful and uplifting story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. Admission £20-£52, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

EMSWORTH: Mountford Rooms, Church Path Community Centre (access from North Street). 7.30pm. Finding the Hidden Canal. Illustrated talk by Michael Edwards, organised by the Emsworth Maritime & Historical Trust. All welcome. Admission £1.50 members; £3 non-members. (01243) 378091, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

HAVANT: Langstone Conservative Club, Emsworth Road. 10.30am. Driving and Its Laws. Talk, organised by the Havant Complementary Health Group. All welcome. Admission: £3. (023) 9307 9413.

PORTSMOUTH: Ibis Hotel, Winston Churchill Avenue (PO1 2LX). 7.30pm. Spinnaker Speakers. Become a more confident speaker and a better leader. 07713 358 148, spinnakerspeakers.org.

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.

TUESDAY, FEB 25

DANCING

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

EVENTS

HAVANT: The Meeting Place, Havant United Reformed Church, Elm Lane. 7pm. Fairtrade Meal. Plus themed entertainment. Admission £6 each, or £12 per family for two-course dinner plus coffee and mints, Fairtrade wine or fruit juice. (023) 9225 0267.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 7.30pm. Lee Residents Association Beetle Drive. All welcome to come along and have fun. Admission £3. (023) 9217 8795, 9258 2875, leeresidents.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 5pm-9pm. Open Bugsy Malone Auditions. For anyone aged six to 10 years from 5pm-7pm; for 11 to 18 years from 7pm-9pm. The dress rehearsals and shows are between April 14 and April 26. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Big Church Night In. With Matt Redman. Admission £14. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Parish Hall, Links Lane. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Wildlife, Acrylics. Demonstration by Chris Jones. All welcome. Admission £2 to non-members. Tea/coffee available. rowlandscastlepaintingsociety.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the paintings of Suzette Smith and Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free Admission . (023) 9252 3463.

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. Tongues and Grooves. Featured poet Donald Gardner. Plus open mic. Music from Janet Ayers and the Pompey Pluckers. Admission £3/£4. tongues-and-grooves.org.uk.

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

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-11.30pm. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.

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

STAGE

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Big Church Night In. CWith double Grammy-award winning Christian artist Matt Redman. Admission £14, concs. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. War Horse. The powerful and uplifting story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. Admission £20-£52, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. A Balance Sheet. An original story and new performance wit ha specially composed sound track, exploring how capitalism and economics can affect the way we behave and treat one another. Presented by the Department of Performing Arts at the University of Winchester. Admission £10, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: Community Centre, Love Lane. 2pm. Weather By Satellite. Talk by Francis Bell, organised by the Science and Technology Group of the Petersfield branch of the U3A. Visitors (£2) and new members welcome.

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, FEB 26

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.

FAREHAM: Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut. 8.30pm-10pm. Ballroom and Latin Social Dance Night. Admission £5. 07505 191 565, dancerevival.co.uk.

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.

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. Admission £3. (023) 9271 0060.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Workshop. Admission £6. 07989 534 673 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 Hub, Dennis Sciama Building, Burnaby Road (PO1 3FX), 7pm-9.30pm. Ready, Steady, Banana. Cookery demo and tasting, Fairtrade food, stalls, quiz, music, bar, prize draw, crafts, films on Fairtrade. Admission £5. (023) 9225 0267, portsmouthfairtrade.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: 28, Albert Road. 7pm-8.30pm. Mindful Living Club. Support for people interested in practising mindfulness in their daily lives. Admission £7 on door. 07540 751 910, goodmentalhealth.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Natural History Museum, Cumberland House, Eastern Parade. 10.30am-11.30am. Super Senses. Find out how animals use their senses and meet some live examples in this hands-on workshop for under fives. All families welcome but particularly suitable for children aged two to five. Admission £3 per child, pre-booking required. (023) 9283 4744.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the paintings of Suzette Smith and Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free Admission . (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.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.

FILMS

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Rush (15); 7.30pm. Directed by Ron Howard. Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl and Olivia Wilde. Admission £5, concs. (01420) 472 664.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. All Is Lost (12A); 8pm. Directed by JC Chandor. Starring: Robert Redford. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. About Time (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by: Richard Curtis. Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams and Bill Nighy. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square, 8pm doors for 8.30pm. Acoustix featuring Jazz Morley, Jonathan Thompson, Robin Hogan plus Holli Hemmings.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Nite. Friendly atmosphere. Musicians of all levels welcome. Full turbo sound system. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Anthony Green (Circa Survive. Support from The Dear Hunter. Admission £12.50 in advance, £14 on door. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Twenty One Pilots. Plus Prides, and Honours. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. War Horse. The powerful and uplifting story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. Admission £20-£52, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road. 1.45pm for 2pm. Haslemere Flower Club Monthly Meeting. Demonstrator Stephen McDonnell with Out of This World. Exhibit: Elevated. Visitors and new members welcome. nafas.org.uk.

HAVANT: United Reformed Church Hall, Elm Lane. 7.30pm. Making A Start. Talk by Brian Kidd, organised by the Havant and District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. havanthorticulturalsociety.hampshire.org.uk.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Studio, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm. Tigers and Wildlife of the Bandhavgarh National Park, India. An illustrated talk by Alan Key, 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.

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.

PETERSFIELD: meet Town Lane cul de sac, Sheet (GR SU757242). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.40am. (01730) 261323.

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, FEB 27

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Alex Horne: Lies. Stand-up. Admission £12. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

CONCERTS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Chris Dean’s Syd Lawrence Orchestra in concert. Musical fireworks. Admission £17.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Recital. Featuring: Laurence Long (Oundle Organ Prize winner) organ. Admission £3, concs. 023 9282 3300 extn 228, portsmouthcathedral.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 7.30pm. Royal Marines School of Music Concert.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Milton Village Hall, Milton Road (PO4 8PR). 11am. Zumba. Get fit, have fun! Admission £18 for a six-week course. 07582 370 900.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Tony Stockwell: Psychic Medium. Admission £19.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 9.30am-11.30am. St George’s Market. Eggs and home made preserves, honey, cards, jewellery, woodcraft, craft, cakes, and plants. Coffee and tea available. (023) 9226 4583, stgeorgesnews.org.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the paintings of Suzette Smith and Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free Admission . (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: Eldon Cinema Room, Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth, Winston Churchill Avenue (PO1 2DJ). Face (18); 8pm. UK, 1997. Subtitles. Directed by Antonia Bird. Starring: Robert Carlyle, Ray Winstone and Sue Johnstone. Admission £6, concs. 07580 715 982, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Epic of Everest (RE: 2013) (U); 7pm. UK, 1924. Directed by J B L Noel. Starring: Andrew Irvine and George Mallory. Note that the screening will be preceded by 10 short videos from the Creating Balance project. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. On Landguard Point. A non-narrative film built through poetry, patchwork, maps and slips of story. Admission £10. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

GIGS

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

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Paul Abbinnett, 7pm; Michelle Price, 7.30pm; Treasure Smiths, 8pm; Jack Warren, 8.30pm; Thom Worth (acoustic), 9pm; The Underground Pilots, 9.30pm; Lip Service, 10.15pm; The Shamans, 10.45pm; Indigo Vat, 11.15pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 8pm. Young Rebel Set. Admission £6 in advance, £8 on door. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Sonic Boom Six. Plus Rat Attack. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. Hopelessly Devoted. Kate Tempest’s incendiary new play combines lyrical fireworks with exhilarating live music. Suitable for 14 plus. Admission £10, concs. (01420) 472 664.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Boeing Boeing. Classic farce written by Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans. Cast includes Kim Tiddy, Zoie Kennedy, Ciara Janson, Anita Graham, Ben Roddy and Philip Stewart. Admission: £22.50-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. The National Theatre’s War Horse. Live from the National Theatre. (01428) 642161 for further details.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. War Horse. The powerful and uplifting story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. Admission £20-£52, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Mikado. Presented by the University of Portsmouth Dramatic and Music Society. Produced by Charlie Cox with the full university orchestra in the pit. Admission £13, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. Napoleonic Prisoners of War in Gosport and Portchester, 1793-1814. Talk looking at the lives and stories behind some of these prisoners of war as well as the men and women who worked in the prisons. Admission £5, must be booked in advance. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

HAVANT: Civic Centre, Civic Centre Road (PO9 2AX). 6pm for 6.30pm. End Polio Now. A talk given by Niall Fry from the World Health Organisation, organised by Havant Rotary. (01243) 378353 for further details.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Becket Hall, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 2.45pm. Golden Rules for the Silver Haired. Talk by Frances Kay, 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.

FRIDAY, FEB 28

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm-2.30am. It’s A Sin Room 2: Indo Silver Club. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-2.30am. It’s A Sin. With resident DJs Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Barry Castagnola, Steve Williams and Maff Brown. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

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

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road. 6pm-10.30pm. Petersfield Beer and Cider Festival 2014. Featuring fine ales and ciders from all across the region. Plus live music and food. Admission £5. petersfieldfest.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Meditation, Reiki Therapy, Seichen, also Metamorphic Technique. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Donation £2 to £6.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the paintings of Suzette Smith and Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free Admission . (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.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.

FILMS

EAST MEON: Village Hall. Workhouse Lane. Captain Phillips (12A) 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by Paul Greengrass. Starring: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi and Barkhad Abdirahman. Admission: £5. (01730) 823337.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 12 Years a Slave (15); 7.45pm. Directed by Steve McQueen. Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams and Michael Fassbender. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom (12A); 7pm. UK/South Africa, 2013. Directed by Justin Chadwick. Starring: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris and Tony Kgoroge. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95, North Street. 9pm. The M27s.

GOSPORT: White Horse, Nobes Avenue, Bridgemary. 7pm. Kevin Ray. With 50s and 60s music. Followed by disco. Admission £6. Raising funds for breast cancer, action for children and brain tumour charities. 07957 751 033, 07445 531 674.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Clare Teal. Our own Queen of Swing. Admission £18, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street (GU31 4AF). 8pm. Newman. Acoustic AOR and rock anthems. (01730) 263838.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Beats & Swing presents ... Captain Flatcap (live). With very special guests The Random Scarves (Kane FM). (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 9pm. DJ Soul Boots. Playing your favourite soul and scooterist tracks.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Vinyl Tap. Playing Beatles and a bit of Shadows music.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Sly Hardy Blues Band. Electric blues. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. The Dodge Brothers. Support from Ben Jordan. Admission £8 in advance, £10 on door. (023) 8022 5612.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Beguiled by Betjeman. An evening of all things Betjeman and a little Flanders & Swan thrown in for good measure. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Craig Douglas and The Merseybeats. Also appearing: Pat Reader and two Isle of Wight showcase acts. Supported by The Mix. Admission £20. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Boeing Boeing. Classic farce written by Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans. Cast includes Kim Tiddy, Zoie Kennedy, Ciara Janson, Anita Graham, Ben Roddy and Philip Stewart. Admission: £22.50-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. War Horse. The powerful and uplifting story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. Admission £20-£52, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Mikado. Presented by the University of Portsmouth Dramatic and Music Society. Produced by Charlie Cox with the full university orchestra in the pit. Admission £13, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet third car park at Farlington Marshes, Eastern Road. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes Walk. Sturdy shoes for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. 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 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.

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