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

TODAY

CHURCH SERVICES

HAVANT, St Joseph’s Church, West Street. 7.30pm. Mass of the Lord’s Supper.

OLD PORTSMOUTH, St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. Maunday Thursday Services. Diocesan Chrism Eucharist with Bishop Christopher, 11am; Eucharist of the Last Supper, 6pm, followed by Watch until 10pm

PORTSMOUTH, St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. Maunday Thursday Service. Eucharist of the Last Supper and Vigil of Prayer, 7.30pm

PORTSMOUTH, St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Maunday Thursday Service. Eucharist of the Last Supper and Vigil of Prayer, 7.30pm

PORTSMOUTH, St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. Maunday Thursday Service. Eucharist of the Last Supper and Vigil of Prayer, 7.30pm

CONCERTS

GOSPORT, Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 11.30am-1pm. Cinema Organ Concert. Featuring Douglas Hannah (from Winchester). Retiring collection in aid of the GCA Building Fund. (023) 9251 0012, (01329) 310592.

HORNDEAN, Blendworth Church Centre, Blendworth Lane. 7.30pm. Richard Moore with the Anemos Wind Ensemble. Concert organised by the Horndean Music Society. All welcome. Admission £5.50 members, £6.50 visitors. (023) 9241 2480.

DANCING

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.

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.

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

HAVANT, meet outside The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Evening cycle ride to Portsdown Hill, Churchillian. 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, 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.

PORTSMOUTH, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 2pm. Portsmouth Guildhall Guided Tour. Discover hidden rooms and treasures at this precious historical site usually restricted to the public and prered to be amazed. Tickets include tea at our cosy new Café Guildhall. Admission £3. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.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) 9289 4558.

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. Bring your camera to capture the moment!. (023) 9289 4558.

SELBORNE, Gilbert White’s House and Garden, Selborne Hill. 10.30am-4.30pm. Easter Holiday Activities: Easter Bunny Eggstravaganza. Great fun for all the family. (01420) 511275, or www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

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.

SOUTHSEA, Natural History Museum, Cumberland House, Eastern Parade. Midday-2pm. Easter Egg Trail for Families. There are some hidden ‘dinosaur eggs’. Have fun trying to see where they are

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

COSHAM, B Level coffee shop, QA Hospital. 10-4 Mon-Fri, 2-4 Sat-Sun. Belinda acrylics, flowers and pets.

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, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. More Than A Name. An exhibition looking at how to research Royal Marine ancestors. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.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, 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.

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 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). No Place Like Pompey. An exhibition looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Marley Blandford, 7.30pm; Chloe Lockyer, 8pm; Tom Bertram (acoustic), 8.30pm; The Exits, 9pm-10pm; Pete Gioconda, 10.15pm; Badger Trap, 10.45pm; Surgical Noise, 11.15pm-11.45pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Guilded Youth. . Admission £6 in advance, £7 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON, The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. The London Community Gospel Choir. . Admission £17 advance, £19 door. (023) 8055 5366.

STAGE

CHICHESTER, Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7pm. Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Translated by Michael Frayn and starring Roger Allam, Dervla Kirwan and Timothy West. Admission £23.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HAVANT, The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Blue Remembered Hills. Apollo Theatre Company presents a brand new production of Dennis Potter’s childhood tale. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 7pm. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The Roald Dahl classic tale. Admission: £12.50, concs (inc high tea); £9.50, concs (show only). (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.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. 2pm, 7pm. Cinderella on Ice. The Russian Ice Stars deliver a dazzling interpretation of this enchanting story loved by all ages. A treat for the whole family. Admission £14-£28. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER, Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Producers. Presented by the Southampton Musical Society. Admission £15, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM, Cosham Library, Spur Road. 3pm. Afternoon Tea with Dee Williams. Dee will talk about her life and books. Admission free but places must be booked in advance. (023) 9237 6023.

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.

WHITELEY, Whiteley Primary School, Gull Coppice (PO15 7LA). 7.30pm. Whiteley WAGS Women’s Institute Meeting. Open to all young and older women. whiteleywags.co.uk.

TOMORROW

CHURCH SERVICES

EMSWORTH, St Thomas’ Church, 24, New Brighton Road. 9.30am. Procession of Witness.

HAVANT, St Joseph’s Church, West Street. Good Friday Services. Procession of Witness, 11am; The Passion of Christ, 3pm

OLD PORTSMOUTH, St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. Good Friday Services. Journey through Holy Week (informal service for children), 10am; At the Foot of the Cross, readings, prayers and music, midday; Good Friday Liturgy with the Cathedral Choir, 2pm; John Stainer’s The Crucifixion, 6pm

PORTSMOUTH, St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Good Friday Services. Service led by young people, midday; Reflections on the Cross, 1pm; The Liturgy of the Cross, 2pm

PORTSMOUTH, St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. Good Friday Service. The Liturgy of the Cross, 2pm

PORTSMOUTH, St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. Good Friday Service. The Liturgy of the Cross, 2pm

STUBBINGTON, Stubbington Green. 11am. Churches Together Open Air Service.

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA, Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-late. It’s A Sin. With residents DJ Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA, Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Thunderdome. . (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA, Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Roger Monkhouse, Holly Walsh and Rob Beckett. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

LEE- ON- THE- SOLENT, St Faith’s Church, Victoria Square. 7pm. The Saviour. By W S Lloyd Webber. Meditation on the death of Christ. Free admission, retiring collection

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.

CHICHESTER, Weald & Downland Open Air Museum. 10:30am - 6:00pm. Enjoy Easter!. Demostrations of Easter preparations in the working Tudor kitchen and other themed activities with arts, crafts, games and entertainment. Admission £10 and under. (01243) 811363.

CHICHESTER, Weald & Downland Open Air Museum. 10:30am - 6:00pm. Enjoy Easter!. Demostrations of Easter preparations in the working Tudor kitchen and other themed activities with arts, crafts, games and entertainment. Admission £10 and under. (01243) 811363.

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) 9289 4558.

PORTSMOUTH, Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 11am-1pm & 2pm - 4pm. Family Activity Area. Try on one of our costumes and stpe back in time. Bring your camera to capture the moment!. (023) 9289 4558.

SELBORNE, Gilbert White’s House and Garden, Selborne Hill. 10.30am-4.30pm. Easter Holiday Activities: Easter Bunny Eggstravaganza. Great fun for all the family. (01420) 511275, or www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM, B Level coffee shop, QA Hospital. 10-4 Mon-Fri, 2-4 Sat-Sun. Belinda acrylics, flowers and pets.

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 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). No Place Like Pompey. An exhibition looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. (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, 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.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. More Than A Name. An exhibition looking at how to research Royal Marine ancestors. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.

SELBORNE, Gilbert White Field Studies Centre, Selborne Hill. 10.30am-5.15pm. Drawn to Antarctica. An exhibition which features paintings, drawings, photographs and sketchbook notes which trace a fascination with Antarctica, for Frances Hatch, which began in 2004. Admission £8.50, concs. (01420) 511275, or www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM, Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

HAVANT, The Westleigh, Martin Road, West Leigh. 8.30pm. Force 4.

HAVANT, Wheelwrights, Emsworth Road. 8.45pm. Delicate Sounds of Floyd. . (023) 9248 3365.

PORTSMOUTH, Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Piefinger, 8pm; Jinder, 9pm; and Bemis, 10pm-late.

PORTSMOUTH, Alma Arms, Highland Road, Eastney. 8pm-late. Karaoke with Chris. . 07746 725 948.

PORTSMOUTH, The Tap, London Road, North End. 8.30pm. Stolen. . reactor1.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. This Way Up. Rock/blues covers. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. John J Presley. . Admission £6 in advance, £7 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON, The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Geno Washington. . Admission £15 advance, £16 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA, The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. . (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA, The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue. Coldplace. Plus DJ Rob. Admission £5. (023) 9235 5245.

SOUTHSEA, Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Parade. 8.30pm. The Fliks. Also featuring the Soultime DJs. (023) 9229 5195, thejollysailorsouthsea.co.uk.

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.

HAVANT, The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Blue Remembered Hills. Apollo Theatre Company presents a brand new production of Dennis Potter’s childhood tale. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5pm, 8.30pm. Dirty Dancing. The classic story on stage. Admission £19.50-£48.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA, Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2pm. Cinderella on Ice. The Russian Ice Stars deliver a dazzling interpretation of this enchanting story loved by all ages. A treat for the whole family. Admission £14-£28. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER, Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Producers. Presented by the Southampton Musical Society. Admission £15, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.