What’s On for Thursday July 19, 2012

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

THURSDAY, JULY 19

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-4pm. Book Sale. Come and grab a bargain. (023) 9252 3463.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Anchorage Lodge, Sywell Crescent, Anchorage Park. 9.30am-11.30am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Over 60s Friendship Club. With lots of different activities each week. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

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 local artists Anahid, Terry Devaney and Pat Hoper. 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.

films

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. July film season. Check the web or telephone for full details. Admission: £8 per film. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Five-Year Engagement. (15); 8pm. Directed by: Nicholas Stoller. Starring: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt and Chris Pratt. (01428) 642161 for further details.

GIGS

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 9pm-11pm. Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion. An exhilarating and thoroughly modern mix of blues and contemporary influences;. Admission: £10, concs. (01252) 745444.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Set Your Sails. With special guests Accidents Will Happen. Admission: £5 in advance, £6 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Katie Louis Ball, 7pm; Vita, 7.30pm; Jamie Jarvis, 8pm; Matt Jarvis, 8.30pm; Matt Otis, 90pm; Blunt Edge, 9.30pm-10.15pm; Mighty Z All Stars, 10.30pm; Home Delivery, 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. 7pm. Words Not Weapons 2. Featuring The Bar Staff, The Hustled, Sound Pressure Level, Gatman, Jesus Wears Addidas, Move It, Parv, Big D and Little Rascal, Louis Bibbins, Jai Blaze, Lady Empress, Asbo, Phitz, Stigma, Blessed. 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. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht in a translation by George Tabori. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 7pm. Eric – Tales of the Sea. A very funny one-man show by ex-submarineer Glenn Barrack. Admission £8. All proceeds go towards the Saving HMS Alliance Appeal. (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Life x 3. Yasmina Reza’s comedy is presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales, Church Road, Steep. 7.45pm. Petersfield Shakespeare Festival: Much Ado About Nothing. In the open air. Gates open 6pm for picnics. Luxury hampers available to order. Admission: £10, concs. (01730) 711599 or One Tree Books for tickets.

PORTSMOUTH: Victory Arena, Historic Dockyard. Gates 6.30pm for 7.30pm. Much Ado About Nothing. Presented by the Royal Navy Theatre Association. Part of the Dockyard at Dusk season. Admission £12, concs. 0844 880 5406, historicdockyard.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 7.30pm. Hats Off. A charity show by local students in aid of charity helping students through drama college. 0845 293 9350.

TITCHFIELD: Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Juliet and her Romeo. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with a diffference. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Edward Albee’s The Zoo Story plus Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter. Two stunning one-act plays in one night. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

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.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 7.30pm. The Story of Reg Warnford VC – RNAS (Navy) WW1 Flyer. Talk by broadcaster and historian Charles Haskell, organised by Portsmouth Museums and Records Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: £2. (023) 9282 8068.

WATERLOOVILLE: Anders Hall, off Milton Road (PO7 6AW). 7.30pm. Show and Tell. Organised by the Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club. Bring along an amateur radio-related item or items and be prepared to answer questions about it/them. Visitors and new members welcome. hdarc.co.uk.

FRIDAY, JULY 20

CLUBBING

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

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Featuring: Bryan Lacey, Prince Abdi, Michael Legge and Will E-Robo. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Dave Fulton, Prince Abdi, and a special guest. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

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.

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-4pm. Book Sale. Come and grab a bargain. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Take Five Workshop: The Seven Habits of Mentally Healthy People. With Carolyn Barber. Includes strategies and exercises for good mental health. Admission: £10, in advance or on door. (023) 9286 4306, meetrelaxlearncreate.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by local artists Anahid, Terry Devaney and Pat Hoper. 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.

films

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. July film season. Check the web or telephone for full details. Admission: £8 per film. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Five-Year Engagement. (15); 8pm. Directed by: Nicholas Stoller. Starring: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt and Chris Pratt. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. (12A); 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Directed by: John Madden. Starring: Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith and Tom Wilkinson. Admission £3-£4. (023) 9246 7545.

GIGS

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring: The Paul Garner Band. All welcome. Admission: £10. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Club Disco.

GOSPORT: New Inn, Mayles Road. 8.30pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home Function Room, Locksway Road, Milton. Reggae Night. Featuring Blessing Lovejones Rufaro and guest DJs.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 8.30pm-10.45pm. Kames Lamb, 8pm; Charlie Law, 9pm; Tim Ot, 10pm.

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

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Screw Loose.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. ZZ Tops. Admission: £10 advance, £12 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Lawrence Arms, Lawrence Road. 8pm. Arrows Karaoke.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Heavy Jeli. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

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. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht in a translation by George Tabori. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Life x 3. Yasmina Reza’s comedy is presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Victory Arena, Historic Dockyard. Gates 6.30pm for 7.30pm. Much Ado About Nothing. Presented by the Royal Navy Theatre Association. Part of the Dockyard at Dusk season. Admission £12, concs. 0844 880 5406, historicdockyard.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7pm. The Hayley Sexton School of Dance: A Celebration of Children 2012. A showcase of tap, modern and song from the musicals. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 7pm. Manic Showcase. A night full of musical theatre, professional cabaret performances, in a dinner theatre setting. Admission £25. manicsp.co.uk for further details.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 7.30pm. Hats Off. A charity show by local students in aid of charity helping students through drama college. 0845 293 9350.

TITCHFIELD: Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Juliet and her Romeo. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with a diffference. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Edward Albee’s The Zoo Story plus Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter. Two stunning one-act plays in one night. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: meet at Grange Farm, Little Woodham Lane (off Howe Road, PO13 8AB). 9pm. Guided Bat Walk. A guided walk led by countryside ranger Jim Park in Golsport Wildgrounds. Organised by Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, Gosport branch. Suggested donation: £1.50.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Dolphin, 41, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth and Southsea Tree Wardens Open Meeting. With John Stokes, director of the Tree Council. All welcome. (023) 9266 7962, portsmouthsouthseatreewardens.co.nr.

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.

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