What’s On for Thursday June 13, 2013

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 13

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Live! Featuring David Harris (organ). Admission: £3, concs. (023) 9282 3300.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.35. (023) 9226 6177.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Club for the over 55s. Different activity each week with a welcoming friendly group. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Pride of Place Goes Large! Display of work produced by some of Gosport’s clubs and societies. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

LOWER SWANWICK: The Navigator, Bridge Road, (SO31 7EB). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Nikki. 07881 571 282, solentsocialising.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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. The Gatekeepers (15); 7pm. Israel, 2012. Directed by Dror Moreh. Starring: Ami Ayalon, Avi Dichter and Yaakov Peri . Admission £7.50. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GARDENS

HOOK: 1, Maple Cottage, Searles Lane (off London Road, A30). 1.50pm-5pm. Third-acre Garden. Mature apple trees and shrubs, vegetable plots, small wildlife pond with named hostas, etc. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.

SOBERTON: Meon Place, Selworth Lane. 2pm-6pm. Picturesque Two-acre Garden. With formal parterres containing a mix of perennials, roses and clematis, etc. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £4.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Edwina Hayes. Americana/Folk. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: George Wedlake, 7pm; Thom Worth, 7.30pm; Rotomotion, 8pm; Aviv, 8.30pm; The Jammers, 9pm; Race Car Hearts, 9.30pm; Eagle & Weeks, 10.15pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 11pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 9pm. The Minkees.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Stepping Out. A comedy with two left feet, presented by the Portchester Players. Admission £10, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 8pm. Fawlty Towers. Three episodes presented by Fareham Musical Society. Admission £10-£12. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. The Audience. Live from the National Theatre and starring Helen Mirren. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Bill The Bard’s Funny Bits. A journey through Shakespeare’s comic scenes and roles with the Re-Mix Youth Theatre. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar Wilde’s comedy of love, manners and mistaken identity. Admission: £12, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Cats. Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. A Celebration of Neil Diamond. Presented by Wayne Denton. Admission £18.50. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. La Nona (Grandma). A new translation of this dark comedy. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: Catisfield Memorial Hall, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 7.30pm. Plant Swap Evening, organised by the Catisfield & District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (01329) 312269 or catisfield.com/CHS.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. Domestic Rebellion or Foreign Incursion? An introduction to the Brunei revolt of 1962 by Ian Proctor of the Imperial War Museum. Admission £4. (023) 9252 3463.

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, JUNE 14

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm-2am. The Wolf Cub Club. (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.

EVENTS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Methodist Church and Pastoral Centre, 19, High Street. (PO10 7AQ). 1pm-3.30pm. Emsworth Arts and Crafts Market. Come and browse the many arts and crafts made by local people. 07812 938 719.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-midday. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Pride of Place Goes Large! Display of work produced by some of Gosport’s clubs and societies. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Love Is All You Need (15); 8pm. Directed by Susanne Bier. Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Kim Bodnia, Trine Dyrholm and Paprika Steen. (01428) 642161 for further details.

GIGS

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. On The Beat Route. Cavan Syrad and Brian Parkes. Admission £8. (01420) 472 664.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Becky Jerams. Singer-songwriter. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Mad, Bad and Dangerous.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. Forever Queen. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Roadshow. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Silver Beatles. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £24.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Stepping Out. A comedy with two left feet, presented by the Portchester Players. Admission £10, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 8pm. Fawlty Towers. Three episodes presented by Fareham Musical Society. Admission £10-£12. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar Wilde’s comedy of love, manners and mistaken identity. Admission: £12, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Cats. Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Johnny Cash Roadshow. Fronted by Clive John. Admission £16-£17.50. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. La Nona (Grandma). A new translation of this dark comedy. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

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, JUNE 15

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Funkt*If*Ino. Room Two. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm. Funkt*If*Ino: Summer Special. Featuring Todd Terry. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. The Havant Comedy Club. With resident host Joe Wells. Headliner: Michael Fabri. Support from: Matt Rees and Andrea Hubert. Admission £9.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

DANCING

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Lane. 8pm-11pm. Ballroom Dance. Admission: £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

DURLEY: Wintershill Hall, Sciviers Lane. 12.30pm-3.30pm. Durley Church Fete. Lunches, teas, stalls and sideshows, music and entertainment.

EMSWORTH: Palmers Road car park. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

FARLINGTON: St Andrew’s Church, Havant Road. 1.30pm doors. Farlington and District Garden Club Rose and Sweet Pea Show. Plant sale, refreshments, etc. Entrance 50p.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10.30am. Storytelling Session. Hear about and get involved in a magical world full of faraway places and silly stories. For four to eight year olds. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAWKLEY, HAMPSHIRE:Cricket Ground. From 2.30pm. Hawkley Summer Celebration. Includes traditional fete from 2.30pm-4.30pm; upper and lower green cricket challenge (a fun limited overs match, teams includes women and children); barbecue from 6pm with live music from home-grown talent Ward-Thomas. If wet the fete and barbecue will be held in the parish hall. In aid of St Peter and St Paul’s Church and Hawkley Parish Hall.

LISS: Triangle Centre. 9.30am-midday. Indoor Market. With a large selection of stalls selling everything from home made cakes, scones, fudge and preserves, bread, hand-made cards, knitwear, jewellery, ceramics, hand-made soaps and general gift items. (01730) 301000 to book a stall.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Round Tower, Broad Street. 2.30pm. Sheds on the Seashore: a celebration of beach huts. Presentation by Kathryn Ferry, organised by the Portsmouth Society. Everybody welcome. Admission £6 (inc strawberries and cream). (023) 9283 1461, portsmouthsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Church, Milton Road, Milton. 10.30am-2pm. Centenary Summer Fete. Stalls and entertainment. Part of a year-long programme marking the 100th anniversary of the church.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 10.30am. Coffee Morning. A morning of refreshments and competitions to raise some funds.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5pm. 21st Unusual Plants Fair. Offering a diversity of plants, bulbs, seeds, trees, accessories and expertise. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: House of Bethany, 7, Nelson Road. 10am-4pm. Quiet Day. Led by Siser Joanna Elizabeth. Please bring a packed lunch, drinks and tea provided. Admission: £6. Please let the Sisters know if you want to attend on 023-9283 3498 or ssb@sistersofbethany.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Past, Present, Future: 120 Years of The Girls’ Brigade. Covering the history of the Brigade and the local Emsworth groups. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Pride of Place Goes Large! Display of work produced by some of Gosport’s clubs and societies. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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

LISS: Triangle Centre. Life of Pi (PG); 3pm, 7.30pm. Directed by: Ang Lee. Starring: Rafe Spall, Gerard Depardieu, Irrfan Khan, Suraj Sharma and Tabu. Admission: £6 in advance, £7 on door. (01730) 301000.

GARDENS

LOCKS HEATH: 7, Downland Close. Midday-5pm. Plantsman’s Garden (50ft x 45ft). Packed with ideas for the ‘modest sized’ plot. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £2.50.

SOBERTON: Meon Place, Selworth Lane. 2pm-6pm. Picturesque Two-acre Garden. With formal parterres containing a mix of perennials, roses and clematis, etc. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £4.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Fareham WMC, 8, Mill Road. Disco Inferno. farehamwmc.com.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Joey and The Jivers. Plus DJ Zodiac 59. Members £4, guests £6.

PORTSMOUTH: The Copnor Snooker Club, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street. 8.30pm. Just The One.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. Jammers.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 7.30pm. Viva Vegas Night! Showgirls, Frank and Dean, super soloist and all-American buffet. Admission £10. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Vendetta. All-girl rock band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. The Broomsquire. A play for all the family to enjoy. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £24.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Stepping Out. A comedy with two left feet, presented by the Portchester Players. Admission £10, concs. (01329) 223100.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 11.30am, 2pm. Vicky and the Victorians. A look at life in Victorian Britain. Admission: £7.50, concs. 8pm. The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar Wilde’s comedy of love, manners and mistaken identity. Admission: £12, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Cats. Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. La Nona (Grandma). A new translation of this dark comedy. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: St Colman’s Church Hall, Havant Road. 7pm for 7.30pm. Socotra. Talk by Bob Potter, organised by the Portsmouth and District Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society. Plants for sale. Refreshments. Admission £1, concs.

BURITON: meet Buriton Pond car park (GR SU842045). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.40am. (01730) 269253.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-midday. Presenting Johnny Hallyday. An illustrated talk by Francoise Weeks. Admission £4. (023) 9252 3463.

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 4pm. Music Foundation Concert. Featuring The Zephyr Wind Quintet. Admission free, retiring collection in aid of the St Mary’s Music Foundation which supports young people from the area in developing their musical skills.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening Bingo and Quiz in the Lounge.

LANGRISH: Langrish House Hotel (GU32 1RN). Village Fete. Traditional stalls and cream teas, games, plus more.

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and/or electric locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p per person for two circuits of track. portsmouthmes.co.uk.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5pm. 21st Unusual Plants Fair. Offering a diversity of plants, bulbs, seeds, trees, accessories and expertise. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Past, Present, Future: 120 Years of The Girls’ Brigade. Covering the history of the Brigade and the local Emsworth groups. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.

GARDENS

LOCKS HEATH: 7, Downland Close. Midday-5pm. Plantsman’s Garden (50ft x 45ft). Packed with ideas for the ‘modest sized’ plot. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £2.50.

GIGS

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 2pm-6pm. Acoustic Afternoon with Herbie, Keith, Graham and gang. All welcome to listen or join in.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.20pm. Joe Satriani. Admission £33-£36. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 1pm-4pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

SOUTHSEA: Bandstand, West Battery Gardens (behind D-Day Museum), Clarence Esplanade. 1pm-4pm. 1980s. Featuring: 80s Revolution. Supported by Luke Ferre.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. The Fabulous Rachael Hawnt. (023) 9229 5195.

STAGE

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. The Broomsquire. Based on the novel of the same name, this play dramatises the story of the infamous murder of a sailor in Hindhead in 1786. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7pm. A Little Night Music – In Concert. Featuring an all-star West End cast. Admission: £26-£29. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. That’ll Be The Day. Brand new 2013 production. Admission £20-£22.50. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: Highland Road Cemetery. Midday-4pm. Information Day and Tour (2pm). Chapel opens midday with 250-plus displays. Organised by the Friends of Highland Road Cemetery. Admission £3 for tour. (023) 9266 8657.