A guide to what’s on around the area today.
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7pm. The Ken Dodd Happiness Show. Variety show for all the family. Admission £21. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. The Squits. Adult comedy. Over 18s only. Not for the faint hearted.
COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club Function Room, Spur Road. 7.30pm for 8pm-11pm. Club-50 Disco. Golden oldies and disco classics. With Denis Kaye. All welcome. Admission: £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958 or club-50.co.uk.
FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Easter Chick Hunt. Plus a decorated egg and Easter bonnet competition. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.
GOSPORT: Gipsy Queen, 160, Whitworth Road (PO12 3NW). 3pm-late. Charity Scalextric Afternoon. (023) 9258 0626.
LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Working Steam Museum, Iron Hill. Easter Chick Hunt. Today and tomorrow, we expect Hollycombe to see several Easter bunnies on site. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.
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.
PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 9.30am. Special Service for Easter Sunday.
PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 8am, Book of Common Prayer Communion Service. 10am, Special Service for Easter Sunday. 4pm, Choral Evensong and Benediction. The choir of St Mary’s sing a traditional service of evensong.
PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 9.30am. Special Service for Easter Sunday.
SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-4.30pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.
WINCHESTER: Middlebrook Street and car park. 9am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.
GOSPORT: Masonic Hall, Clarence Road. Midday-4.30pm. A Feast of Easter Folk Afternoon Session. Featuring Shep Woolley, Sarah Morgan, Jeff Gillett, ’Amshire, Jimmy Lee, Pompey Pluckers, Jo and Graham, and Dicey Riley. Admission £7. 6pm-10pm. A Feast of Easter Folk Evening Session. Featuring Reet Petite & Gone, George Wilson, Sweet Believers, Pete Quin, Walker Broad, and Tom Lewis. Admission £7. (023) 9271 3627, (01329) 512106.
PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. Midday-midnight. The Big Charity Weekend. Featuring: Chumbak Chumbak, midday; Camino de la Catrina, 12.30pm; Lip Service, 1pm; Without Reason, 1.30pm; The Folsom, 2pm; The Hazy Eyed Smiles, 2.40pm; Barn Society, 3.20pm; Jay Groovara, 4pm; Silhouettes, 4.40pm; Old Sarum, 5.20pm; The Monroe, 6pm; Bridges, 6.40pm; Coburgs Widow, 7.20pm; Slick Minded Individuals, 8pm; Skaraman, 8.40pm; The Monkey Butlars, 9.20pm; The Decaders, 10pm; Belle and the Beaus, 11pm-midnight. In aid of Breast Cancer Care. Thursdaymusic.co.uk, rmatavern.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. Midday-11pm. Springtime Hometown Hoedown: Edge Session. (023) 9286 3911.
SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. The Sensational Debbie C. (023) 9229 5195.
SOUTHSEA: Lawrence Arms, Lawrence Road. 7pm. Arrows Karaoke.
SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Alley Cats Open Mic Night. (023) 9282 1658.
SOUTHSEA: The Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7pm-11pm. Springtime Hometown Hoedown: Wedge Session. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.
STUBBINGTON: Holy Rood Church, Gosport Road. 7pm for 7.30pm. Risen! West End-style musical about Jesus’ resurrection. Tickets available from (01329) 661154, 07899 871 445, mustardseedsongs.org.uk, or on door.
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.