What’s On for Thursday June 14, 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, JUNE 14

COMEDY

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Francesca Martinez: What the **** is normal? A show for anyone who’s ever struggled to fit in, or wondered what normal means. Admission: £20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Live! Featuring Adrian Green, Portsmouth Cathedral (voice). Admission: £2.50, concs. (023) 9282 3399.

EVENTS

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 10.30am. Tandem cycle ride to Racton and Westhampnett. 7pm. Evening cycle ride to Mead End for hill climb and freewheel. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

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

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.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Way of the Warrior. Arms and armour from epic movies! Includes replica arms and armour that can be handled and worn. (023) 9250 1957, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

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.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-8pm. In Memoriam. This exhibition explores the language of remembrance through imagery of local memorials of the Great War 1914-18. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.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.

SELBORNE: Selborne Gallery, The Plestor. 11am-5pm. Hampshire Artists’ Co-operative Spring Exhibition. With guest artists Mary Herdman and Jo Ellis. (01420) 511347.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. L’Atalante. (PG); 6pm doors for 7pm. France 2011. Subtitles. Directed by: Jean Vigo. Starring: Jean Dasté, Dita Parlo, Michel Simon. 07958 180 037.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Tim Cheatle, 7pm; Vita, 7.30pm; Remedy Sounds, 8pm; Eden (Jay Munday), 8.30pm; Ned Evett, 9.15pm-10.15pm; Four and A Half Men, 10.30pm; Mystic Hipnick’s Picnic, 11pm-midnight. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Canvas. Comedy by Michael Wynne. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 6pm. Swamp Juice. Presented by Scamp Theatre and Bunk Puppets for seven year olds and above and their families. Admission: £11.50, concs. (01329) 223100, box office.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 7.30pm. Half A Sixpence. Presented by Farnham Amateur Operatic Society. Admission: £12-£14. (01252) 745444.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Coffin Up. The Village Idiors present critically-acclaimed mask theatre. Admisison £12, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 8pm. Cabaret. Set in a decadent Berlin nightclub in 1931. Admission: dinner, £17.50, concs; show only, £12.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Midnight Tango. Starring: Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace. Admission: £17.50-£32.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Habeas Corpus. Comedy by Alan Bennett, presented by New Apollo. Admission: £12, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Theatre, Stubbington Lane (PO14 2PP). 7.30pm. Blithe Spirit. Noel Coward comedy presented by the Crofton Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission: £8. (01329) 661143.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: Catisfield Memorial Hall, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 7.30pm. Annual Plant Swap Evening. 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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue. 2pm. Walk with Friends: WfH Accredited. Two/ three mile walk, organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth. New walkers arrive early to register please. (023) 9286 3224.

SOUTHSEA: Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street. 10.30am. Walk with Friends: WfH Accredited. Two/ three mile walk, organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth. New walkers arrive early to register please. (023) 9286 3224.

FRIDAY, JUNE 15

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Featuring: Rich Wilson, Prince Abdi, Marty McLean and Tucker. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

EVENTS

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 2pm-4pm. Solent Evening WI Cream Tea. Stalls, raffle. All welcome. Raising money for a bursery. Admission £2.50.

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: Emotions – Friend or Foe? With Carolyn Barber. Includes strategies and exercises for good mental health. Admission: £10, in advance or on door. (023) 9286 4306, meetrelaxlearncreate.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Stansted Park (PO9 6DX). 10am-5pm. The Garden Show. Art, design and your garden. Meet growers and producers with a passion for gardening. Admission £8, concs. (01243) 538456.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Way of the Warrior. Arms and armour from epic movies! Includes replica arms and armour that can be handled and worn. (023) 9250 1957, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

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.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-8pm. In Memoriam. This exhibition explores the language of remembrance through imagery of local memorials of the Great War 1914-18. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.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.

SELBORNE: Selborne Gallery, The Plestor. 11am-5pm. Hampshire Artists’ Co-operative Spring Exhibition. With guest artists Mary Herdman and Jo Ellis. (01420) 511347.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Source. (15); 6pm doors for 7pm. Belgium/Italy/France 2011. Subtitles. Directed by: Radu Mihaileanu. Starring: Leïla Bekhti, Hafsia Herzi, Sabrina Ouazani. 07958 180 037.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Mor Karbasi. World music. Admission: £12.50, concs. (01329) 223100, box office.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Bon Jovi Experience. Admission £16.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Gordon Giltrap. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.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. Southern Seas, 7.30pm; Ned Evett, 8pm; Lee Coneley Band, 10pm-midnight.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm-11pm. Helen MacD and her new blues combo Sugarblues. rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Silver Beatles. Bob Marley tribute. Admission: £9 advance, £10 door. (023) 8055 5366.

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

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Station Road. 8pm. Spitfire Solo. Nicholas Collett plays a multitude of characters and recreates the Battle of Britain – on stage! Admission: £10, concs. (01420) 472664, phoenix-arts.co.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Canvas. Comedy by Michael Wynne. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 7.30pm. Half A Sixpence. Presented by Farnham Amateur Operatic Society. Admission: £12-£14. (01252) 745444.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. The Producers. The new Mel Brooks musical brought to you by 2012 GSA graduates. Admission: £13.50-£20.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 8pm. Cabaret. Set in a decadent Berlin nightclub in 1931. Admission: dinner, £17.50, concs; show only, £12.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Midnight Tango. Starring: Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace. Admission: £17.50-£32.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Theatre, Stubbington Lane (PO14 2PP). 7.30pm. Blithe Spirit. Noel Coward comedy presented by the Crofton Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission: £8. (01329) 661143.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The History Boys. Play by Alan Bennett about an unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form boys. Admission £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Drayton Institute, 238, Havant Road. 1.30pm for 2pm-4pm. Crufts. A talk by Rita Guthercole, organised by the Over 50 Friendship Centre. Visitors welcome. £1.50 (inc tea and biscuit).

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.