What’s on for Thursday January 16, 2014

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

THURSDAY, JAN 16

COMEDY

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Jongleurs Comedy On The Road. Featuring Rhodri Rhys, Holly Walsh, Carey Marx and Jonny Awsum. Admission: £15.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: The Assembly Room, North Street. 7.30pm. Chichester Chamber Concert featuring The Jacquin Trio. Programme includes works by: Mozart, Huw Watkins, Bruch, Julius Röntgen and Reinecke. Admission £15 (students free). (01243) 781312.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Recital. Featuring: Anthony Gritten (Royal Academy of Music) organ. Admission £3, concs. 023 9282 3300 extn 228, portsmouthcathedral.org.uk.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. With sequence dances and some ballroom. Admission £2.50 (inc refreshments). (023) 9226 6177.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Evening Clinic. Admission £6. 07989 534 673 for further details.

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.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). Blue Jasmine (12A); 8pm Directed by Woody Allen. Starring: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin and Peter Sarsgaard. Admission £6, concs. 07580 715 982, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Nun (12A); 7pm. Subtitles. France, 2013. Directed by Guillaume Nicloux. Starring: Pauline Etienne, Isabelle Huppert, Louise Bourgoin and Martina Gedeck. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

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

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. The Snow Queen. Pantomime for all the family with all the traditional ingredients. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Zones of Avoidance. Written and performed by Maggie Sawkins. The incidental music was composed and performed by Portsmouth-based musician Nick Evans on pedal-steel guitar. Admission £6. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Robin Cousins’ Ice: the skating stage experience. Redefining ice skating for a new generation with a spectacular show. Admission £17.50-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Staircase. An often bitchy, satirical look at what the Lord Chamberlain once forbade! Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Island Community Centre, Station Road (PO11 0HB). 2pm. The Foundling Hospital (The Last of the Coram Foundlings). Talk by Gordon Aspey, organised by the Hayling Island branch of the U3A. Visitors (£2) and new members welcome. (023) 9246 5010, 9246 4893.

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, JAN 17

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2.30pm. It’s A Sin Room 2: Thunderdome. (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

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Twitter Titters. The new show from Barry Cryer, with Colin Sell. Admission: £19-£20. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Instant Soop. The life improvised comedy show is back! Admission: £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Joe Bor, Funmbi Omatayo and Zoe Lyons. 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.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.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: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Short Term (12A); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Destin Cretton. Starring: Brie Larson and John Gallagher Jnr. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pallant Suite, South Pallant. 6.30pm doors for 7.45pm-10.15pm. Chichester Jazz Club. Featuring The Adrian Cox Quartet. All welcome. Admission £11. (01243) 776001/380910, chichesterjazzclub.co.uk.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring Cadillac Kings. All welcome. Admission £12.50. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Something Else. Blues, rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. The Snow Queen. Pantomime for all the family with all the traditional ingredients. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. Dick Whittington. Haslemere Thespians present a tale of how dreams can come true, but we need you to hiss and boo. (01428) 642161, haslemerehall.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Robin Cousins’ Ice: the skating stage experience. Redefining ice skating for a new generation with a spectacular show. Admission £17.50-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Staircase. An often bitchy, satirical look at what the Lord Chamberlain once forbade! Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Castle Street (PO16 9PY). 7.30pm. A Window on the Lives of Portchester People 1500-1750. A talk by James McInnes, organised by the Portchester Civic Society. All welcome. (023) 9238 2778, portchestercivicsociety.co.uk.

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.