What’s On for Thursday August 9, 2012

Tom Chambers as Bobby in Crazy For You. Picture by Richard Davenport

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 10am-5pm. The World at Fort Nelson. Discover how many countries are represented in our collection. Also Fort Nelson in WW1. Themed activities for all the family. (01329) 233734.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 11am-3pm. Submarine Kids Bookfest: The Great Escape. Come aboard for some wordy play. Meet best-selling authors Nikalas Catlow and Tim Weston, get crafty, see puppets and hear stories for extra family summer fun. (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Evening cycle ride to Travellers Rest, Newtown. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. Midday-2pm. Out To Lunch: Greetings from the 1800s. Use storytelling and imagery to create your own Victorian decorative greeting card with a twist! (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Victory, Historic Dockyard. 11am-1pm, 2pm-4pm. Nelson’s Medals. Discover more about Admiral Lord Nelson’s medals and badges. Complete our quick challenge to get the chance to create a meal to take home. (023) 9283 9766.

SOUTH HARTING: Uppark House. 2pm. Free Garden Tour. (01730) 825415.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. A chance to meet members of the local branch of the Normandy Veterans Association. Please check to confirm the veterans are in attendance on the day. (023) 9282 7261.

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: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Val Carter who paints in a variety of media and genre. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. Marine Art Paintings. New works by Gosport artist Colin M Baxter. (023) 92523463.

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.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Tase, 8pm; SIR, 8.30pm; Digital Saints, 9.15pm-10.15pm; Slick Minded Individuals, 10.30pm-11.30pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Showcase 12: Heat Nine. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Kiss Me Kate. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Book by Sam and Bella Spewack. Director Trevor Nunn. Choreographer Stephen Mear. Admission: £15-£40. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Surprises. A new comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £23.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Written by Alan Janes and presentedby STP Musicals. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Charles Dickens’ Barnaby Rudge. London’s burning, a tale of the Gordon Riots. Presented by Alchemy Theatre. Admission: £10-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: Catisfield Memorial Hall, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 7.30pm. How Can We Make Our Gardens More Wildlife Friendly. Illustrated talk by Dr Alick Jones, organised by the Catisfield & District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (01329) 312269 or catisfield.com/CHS.

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, AUGUST 10

DANCING

FAREHAM: 24/7 Fitness, Downend Road (PO16 8TS). 8.15pm-10.15pm. Social Dancing. Latin, ballroom and sequence dances. Admission £5. 07818 403 290, dizzyfeet.com.

EVENTS

BOSHAM: Hamblin Hall, Bosham House, Main Road. 7pm-9pm. Reiki Sharing Circle. All welcome. (01243) 373746.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 10am-5pm. The World at Fort Nelson. Discover how many countries are represented in our collection. Also Fort Nelson in WW1. Themed activities for all the family. (01329) 233734.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy, Metamorphic Technique and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10.30am. Gallery Tour: A Tale of One City. Gain further insight into the exhibition with the museum’s specialist staff. Admission: £3, concs. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. A chance to meet members of the local branch of the Normandy Veterans Association. Please check to confirm the veterans are in attendance on the day. (023) 9282 7261.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Val Carter who paints in a variety of media and genre. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-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. Marine Art Paintings. New works by Gosport artist Colin M Baxter. (023) 92523463.

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.

GIGS

GOSPORT: The Vine, 64, Stoke Road (PO12 1PA) 9pm. The Jammers. (023) 9250 4547.

LAVANT: Memorial Hall. 8pm. Chichester Country Music Club Concert. Featuring Kalibre. Admission: £5. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. Dave Barrett.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 8pm-11pm. Iain Sillars, 8pm-8.30pm; Aviv, 9pm-11pm.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Spike’s Legendary Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Surrey Arms, 1-3, Surrey Street (PO1 1JT). 9pm. Greg Winters. Solo singer. (023) 9282 7120.

PORTSMOUTH: The Cabmans Rest, Plymouth Street (PO5 4HW). The Life of Riley. Irish band.

PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road, North End. The Senators.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Hi-On Maiden. Plus local band Summers. Admission: £6 advance, £7 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7pm. Show Your Teeth. Plus special guests: Charon; Offender; Bare Your Scars and Among Giants. Admission £5. 11pm. Pretty Lush DJs. Featuring Thrash Gordon and guests. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Recluse. Rock band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Firework Party. Special guests: The Factory Dolls and The Passion Killers. Admission £6. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.15pm, 7.30pm. Kiss Me Kate. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Book by Sam and Bella Spewack. Director Trevor Nunn. Choreographer Stephen Mear. Admission: £15-£40. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Absurd Person Singular. Comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £23.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Written by Alan Janes and presentedby STP Musicals. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Charles Dickens’ Barnaby Rudge. London’s burning, a tale of the Gordon Riots. Presented by Alchemy Theatre. Admission: £10-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

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 Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 9pm. Club NME. Featuring: Johnny Foreigner; The Retrospective Soundtrack Players; and Club NME resident DJs. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911. COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Featuring: Kevin McCarthy, Liam Speirs, Nick Stein and The Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls Ballroom, Bury Road. 7.30pm-11.45pm. Freestyle Jive Dance to the music of Abbie’s Aces, plus DJ. 50s era jive music. (023) 9242 8732.

EVENTS

ALTON: High Street. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

BOTLEY: Portland House, 29, High Street. 10am-12.30pm. Coffee Morning and Summer Fair. In aid of South Hampshire Branch of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.Coffee/tea, various games and stalls. Raffle, cakes, plants, books and more! Admission £2 adult, 50p child.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 10am-5pm. The World at Fort Nelson. Discover how many countries are represented in our collection. Also Fort Nelson in WW1. Themed activities for all the family. (01329) 233734.

GOSPORT: Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way. 11am-3pm. Open Day. Walk around this 1860s fort and learn about its military history. (023) 9258 1059.

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 7.30am. Cycle ride to Compton, Aldingbourne and Fishbourne. Or 9.15am West Dean and Graffham. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

HAVANT: St Faith’s Church Hall, The Pallant. 10am-3pm. Handmade in Havant. 07590 904 010.

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 10am-5pm. Lithics Weekend. The annual gathering of some of the country’s finest flint knappers. Come and watch them craft fine tools from flint and perhaps try your hand too. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Art Stop Cafe, Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 3pm-5.30pm. Poetry Lido Taster Sessions: Making Waves. With Maggie Sawkins. Admisison £10.

PORTSMOUTH: Eastney Swimming Pool, Melville Road. Portsmouth Synchronised Swimming Free Taster Sessions. Children, 3pm-3.45pm. Adults, 3.45pm-4.45pm.

PORTSMOUTH: Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4.30pm. Gunwharf Quays Extreme Event. With a mix of freestyle mountain bike stunt teams (led by Chris Doney from Wickham and Andy Ponting from Havant), explosive dance crews and even a climbing wall.

PORT SOLENT: meet Playground. 11am-4pm. Port Solent Kidz Club: Science Workshop. Join our crazy scientist and learn about science like you’ve never learnt before. (023) 9221 0606, portsolent.com for further details.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-5pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Val Carter who paints in a variety of media and genre. 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. Marine Art Paintings. New works by Gosport artist Colin M Baxter. (023) 92523463.

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.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

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.

GIGS

GOSPORT: The Vine, 64, Stoke Road (PO12 1PA) 9pm. 500 Degrees (DJ). (023) 9250 4547.

PORTSMOUTH: Golden Hind, Copnor Road. 8pm-11pm. Two Rivals. 50s and 60s act.

PORTSMOUTH: Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Milton. 8.30pm. Mick Allen.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 8.30pm-11pm. Alan Robertson and His Wheels of Fire.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Helen McD Entertains. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Surrey Arms, 1-3, Surrey Street (PO1 1JT). 9pm. Karaoke with PJ. (023) 9282 7120.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stag, New Road. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Ye Old Oyster House, Locksway Road, Milton. Family Charity Fundraising Day for GBSS. Raising awareness of Group B Strep. Live music in the Garden: Aviv and Friends, 1pm; Smiley Campbell, 3pm; Martin Barrett, 4pm; Natalie Frost, 5pm-6pm. In the evening an over-18s disco from 8pm.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Raiders.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Johnny 2 Bad. UB40 tribute. Admission: £10 advance, £12 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Superfly. Rock band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.15pm, 7.30pm. Heartbreak House. By George Bernard Shaw. Starring Derek Jacobi. Admission: £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm. Absurd Person Singular. Comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £23.50. 7.45pm. Surprises. A new comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £23.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Written by Alan Janes and presentedby STP Musicals. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Charles Dickens’ Barnaby Rudge. London’s burning, a tale of the Gordon Riots. Presented by Alchemy Theatre. Admission: £10-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTH HARTING: meet car park (GR SU784194). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.40am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.