What’s On for Thursday June 28, 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 28

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Live! Featuring Portsmouth Grammar School instrumentalists. Part of Portsmouth Festivities. Admission: £5, concs. (023) 9282 3399.

EVENTS

DENMEAD: All Saints Church car park, Hambledon Road. 9am-midday. Focus4 Car Boot Sale.

GOSPORT: Discovery Centre, High Street. From 7pm. Girls Night In. Join leading ladies of fiction Adele Parkes, Julie Cohen and Nicola Doherty to enjoy some book banter and pampering. Admission £5. (023) 9252 3463.

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Evening cycle ride to The Bell, Chichester. 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: Grosvenor Casino, Gunwharf Quays. 7.30pm. Beneficial Charity Casino Night. . Admission: £10 (includes hot buffet, a standard drink, table tuition and a free bet). (023) 9273 3822, beneficial.org.uk.

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.

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 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.

PORTSMOUTH: The Lodge Art Centre, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road. 9am-5pm. An Invitation to Discover ... Irene Strange exhibits her collection of eclectic art. (023) 9287 0880.

films

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. The Guard (15) 3pm. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (15) 6pm. The Artist (PG) 8.30pm. Admission: £8 per film. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Midnight in Paris. (12A); 6pm doors for 7pm. Spain/USA 2011. Directed by: Woody Allen. Starring: Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody and Carla Bruni. 07958 180 037.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: The Venue, Spur Road, off Quarry Lane. 7.30pm. Chichester Country Music Club. Irish concert featuring Mick Flavin. Admission: £10. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 9pm-11pm. The Monday Band. Contemporary blues. Admission: £10, concs. (01252) 745444.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Tim Park and Taylor, 7pm; Rowand ‘Miggy’ Middleton, 7.30pm; Ben Brookes, 8pm; Stowaway, 8.30pm; Half Ghost Third Machine, 9pm; Moody Tuesday, 9.30pm-10.15pm; Matt Savage (comedian), 10.30pm; Niall Kingston, 10.45pm; Faris Sting Rai, 11.15pm-11.45pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Pirates of Penzance. G&S opera presented by Havant Light Opera. Admission: £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, Portsmouth Road. 7.30pm. The Creature Creeps. A spoof horror comedy by Hack Sharkey, presented by Horndean Amateur Theatrical Society. Admission: £6. (023) 9278 5800, horndeanamdram.com.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Legally Blonde: The Musical. Starring: Les Dennis and Ray Quinn. Admission: £17.50-£42.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Hamlet. Presented by Blue Apple Theatre. Admission: £11, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

DRAYTON: Drayton Methodist Church Hall, Havant Road. 2pm. Dutch Time. Illustrated talk by Nel de Jong Smith. Organised by Cosham and District Floral Society. Refreshments available; visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9237 9868.

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 29

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Hipshaker. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Featuring: Mandy Knight, Slim and Tucker. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Live! Featuring Choral Scholars from Portsmouth Cathedral (voices). Part of Portsmouth Festivities. Admission: £5, concs. (023) 9282 3399.

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

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: Rose in June, 102, Milton Road. Midday-11pm. Fifth Annual Charity Folk and Beer Fest. In aid of Motor Neurone Disease. Music from Contagious Vibes. (023) 9282 4191.

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.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: The Lodge Art Centre, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road. 9am-5pm. An Invitation to Discover ... Irene Strange exhibits her collection of eclectic art. (023) 9287 0880.

films

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (15) 3pm. The Ides of March (15) 6pm. The Girls with the Dragon Tattoo (18) 8.30pm. Admission: £8 per film. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Club Disco.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm. The Boat Project. Thirty Pounds of Bone presents The Ship’s Log with Chris Ricketts, Bemis and Dirty Sky Jones. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Lord Chichester, Chichester Road. 8.30pm. Belle and The Beaus.

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. 9pm-11.30pm. Forever Queen.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Scleroderma Fundraiser. Featuring: Micky Kemp; TFO; Beth Oliver Band; Danny and The Dreamtones. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Agnetha and Frida. A tribute to the voices of Abba courtesy of the Bjorn Again girls. Admission: £12 advance, £14 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. COR presents Rough Round the Edges. (023) 9286 3911.

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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Small Fakers/ Tiddly Kinks. Double bill. Admission £8. (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. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht in a translation by George Tabori. Admission: £23.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Raymonda. Featuring Alexander Glazunov’s magical score. Admission: £15, concs. (01252) 745444.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Pirates of Penzance. G&S opera presented by Havant Light Opera. Admission: £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Wind in the Willows. Kenneth Graham’s classic tale is adapted by Alan Bennett and presented by Hayling Island Young Actors. Admission £3. (023) 9246 6363 (10am-midday, Mon-Sat), box office.

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, Portsmouth Road. 7.30pm. The Creature Creeps. A spoof horror comedy by Hack Sharkey, presented by Horndean Amateur Theatrical Society. Admission: £6. (023) 9278 5800, horndeanamdram.com.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Legally Blonde: The Musical. Starring: Les Dennis and Ray Quinn. Admission: £17.50-£42.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. UK Pink Floyd Experience. Admission: £18.50. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Hamlet. Presented by Blue Apple Theatre. Admission: £11, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut. 7.30pm. Illustrated talk by Chris Thomas. Organised by the Solent Bonsai Society. Admission £3 members, £4 non-members. (023) 9247 8094 or (01329) 310208.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Room, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Making Stitch. A talk by Kathy Troup, editor of Stitch magazine. Organised by the Portsmouth and District Embroiderers Guild. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £5. (023) 9279 1678.

PORTSMOUTH: meet second car park at Farlington Marshes, Eastern Road. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes Walk. Sturdy shoes for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

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.