What’s On for Thursday April 12, 2012

Hayley Garner, one half of street artist duo Nomad Clan, working on the mural at Play Dead studio in Highland Road, Southsea

Internationally renowned street artists Nomad Clan prepare for a career-spanning show in Southsea

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

THURSDAY

DANCING

COSHAM, Cosham Conservative Club, 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.

HORNDEAN, Merchistoun Hall, Portsmouth Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Resident DJ, themed dances. No partner required. Tea/coffee avaialble. We welcome new people to join us. Admission £2.50. (023) 9259 7114, merchistounhall.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Drayton Centre, 238, Havant Road, Drayton. 2pm-4.15pm. Ballroom and Sequence Tea Dance. With tea/ coffee and biscuits. Admission £3.50. 07989 124 089.

EVENTS

BURSLEDON, Manor Farm Country Park, Pylands Lane (SO31 1BH). 10am-5pm. Holiday Activities at Manor Farm. A wide variety of fun activities for all the family over the Easter holidays. (01489) 787055, hants.gov.uk/manorfarm.

FAREHAM, Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 10am-midday. Half-term Workshops: Drama and Movement for Young People with Disabilities. Tutor: Kate Hadley. Admission £5. (01329) 223100, box office.

FAREHAM, Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 10am-5pm (11am-5pm, Tues). Easter Fun at the Fort. Guided tours, children’s craft activities, storytelling, gun firings, etc. Fun for all the family. (01329) 233 734, royalarmouries.org.

GOSPORT, Discovery Centre, High Street. 2pm-4pm. Priddy’s Purlers Knitting Group. Join our friendly group of knitters, exchange tips, beginners welcome! Free, no need to book just come along. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT, Discovery Centre, High Street. 5pm-6pm. Caffe Italiano. Looking for an informal way to improve your language skills - No need to be fluent but no absolute beginners please. Free. (023) 9252 3463.

HAVANT, meet outside The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Mystery evening cycle ride. Destination decided at start! Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

HORNDEAN, Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 10am-5pm. Oestara. Chick hunt around the farm. Also children’s craft activities using natural materials. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Family Activity Area. Come aboard HMS Warrior and enjoy pirate art and crafts, costumed role play as sailors swabbing the decks and colouring and quiz sheets. (023) 9283 9766.

PORTSMOUTH, Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm. Family Activity Area. Try on a costume and step back in time. (023) 9283 9766.

PORTSMOUTH, New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. Strictly Steps Workshops. Get your dancing shoes on and explore dance styles inspired by the fantastic Fred Astaire. There will be two free dance workshops, one for adults 50-plus at 1.30pm, and one for adults 20-plus at 7pm. (023) 9264 9000.

PORTSMOUTH, Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Group. Friendship Club for the over 50s. Different activity each week in a friendly group. £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH, St Francis Church Hall, Northern Parade, Hilsea. 2pm-4pm. The Cosy Club. A social group for men and women 60+ every Thursday for social time, quizzes, raffles, speakers and trips. Pop along for a warm welcome. (023) 9262 8705.

SOUTHSEA, D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. During the school holiday there is a chance to meet members of the local branch of the Normandy Veterans Association and talk to them about their experiences on D-Day and in the Battle of Normandy. (023) 9282 8068.

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

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT, Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Return of Edging Out. By popular demand - another youth art exhibition showcasing the exceptional young talent that exists in our area. (023) 9250 1957, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

PORTSMOUTH, Mary Rose Museum, Historic Dockyard. Costumes from ‘The Tudors’. Featuring some of the costumes, which were worn during the final season of the Emmy Award-winning series. (023) 9275 0521.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). No Place Like Pompey. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (not Mondays). Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Shoulder to Shoulder. An exhibition of front line photos. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, Richard Lancelyn Green’s Bequest. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

FILMS

HASLEMERE, Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Muppets. (U); 5pm. Animated comedy. Starring: Amy Adams, Jason Segal and Chris Cooper. Admission £5.50-£7.50, concs. (01428) 642161.

HASLEMERE, Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Artist. (PG); 8pm. Directed by Michel Hazanavicius. Starring: Jean Dujardin, John Goodman and Berenice Bejo. Admission £5.50-£7.50, concs. (01428) 642161.

GIGS

HAVANT, The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Andrew Foster. A slice of folk-acoustic wonderment. Admission £6.75-£7.50. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Mike Keating, 7.30pm; Iain Sillars, 8pm; Soho, 8.30pm; Equinox, 9pm; Matt Savage (comedy), 9.30pm; Recreation, 9.45pm-10.15pm; Danny and The Dreamtones, 10.30pm; Voodoo Child, 11.30pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE, Fountain Inn, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong (ex Van Morrison) Open Mic Night. (023) 9241 2291.

SOUTHSEA, Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Beggars Belief. Plus special guests. £4. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA, Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Flying Pig Promotions present ... The Hype, plus special guests. £6. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER, Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Translated by Michael Frayn and starring Roger Allam, Dervla Kirwan and Timothy West. Admission £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM, Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 1.30pm, 7.30pm. Gosport Gang Show. A musical revue for the whole family presented by the scouts and guides of Gosport and Fareham. Admission £9-£12. 0845 224 5108, gosportgangshow.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Dirty Dancing. The classic story on stage. Admission £19.50-£48.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA, Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 1pm. Children’s Show: Fireman Sam. The hero next door is back. Admission £13, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD, St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay! Dario Fo’s throught-provoking political satire. Admission £9. (01329) 556156,

titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM, Catisfield Memorial Hall, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 7.30pm. Make More of Your Plants. Illustrated talk by Sally Burr, organised by the Catisfield & District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (01329) 312269 or catisfield.com/CHS.

FAREHAM, Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Death Records: Bringing Your Ancestors To Life. Talk by Jane Fox, organised by the Portsmouth Family History Group. Visitors and new members welcome. hgs-online.org.uk.

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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

FRIDAY

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA, Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2am. Civilisation of the Rough. (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 £2.50. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

BURSLEDON, Manor Farm Country Park, Pylands Lane (SO31 1BH). 10am-5pm. Holiday Activities at Manor Farm. A wide variety of fun activities for all the family over the Easter holidays. (01489) 787055, hants.gov.uk/manorfarm.

FAREHAM, Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 10am-5pm (11am-5pm, Tues). Easter Fun at the Fort. Guided tours, children’s craft activities, storytelling, gun firings, etc. Fun for all the family. (01329) 233 734, royalarmouries.org.

GOSPORT, Discovery Centre, High Street. 10.30am-1pm. Art Club. Whether you’re a beginner or an old pro, come along to our daytime art club and share your passion for art and exchange tips - just turn up. Admission free

HORNDEAN, Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 10am-5pm. Oestara. Chick hunt around the farm. Also children’s craft activities using natural materials. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

HORNDEAN, Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 1.30pm-3.30pm. May-Pole Dancing. Come and learn. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 10.30am. Needlecraft Group Coffee Morning. In aid of the cathedral memorial garden

PORTSMOUTH, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 10am-4:30pm. Family Activity Area. Come aboard HMS Warrior and enjoy pirate art and crafts, costumed role play as sailors swabbing the decks and colouring and quiz sheets. (023) 9283 9766.

PORTSMOUTH, Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 11am-1pm & 2pm - 4pm. Family Activity Area. Try on one of our costumes and step back in time. (023) 9283 9766.