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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 6

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. The Phoenix Theatre Comedy Club. Admission £10, concs. (01420) 472 664.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8pm. Jack FM Comedy Network presents Jimmy McGhie. Support from Phil Wang. MC Paul McCaffrey. Admission £8. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 11.30am. Lunchtime Theatre Organ Concert. Performed by Douglas Hannah (Winchester). Admission free, retiring collection in aid of the Thorngate Building Appeal.

HORNDEAN: Blendworth Centre, Blendworth Lane (PO8 4AA). 7.30pm. Horndean Music Society Concert. Featuring Blendworth Brass Band. All welcome. Admission £7. horndeanmusicsociety.org.

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

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 7.45pm. Concert of English Songs. Performed by Adrian Green (tenor) and Noel Skinner (piano). Retiring collection towards the organ fund.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 2pm-2.30pm. Rhymetime. Free and friendly hand clapping, toe-tapping fun for babies and toddlers aged up to two years. No need to book, just come along! (023) 9252 3463.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 10am-midday. Jewellery Making Course. Six-week course. Make and take home an item each week. Cost £70, concs, all materials provided. (023) 9262 1860, learnportsmouth.ac.uk.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5.30pm. Meet Second World War re-enactors. Free admission to mark the anniversary of D-Day. 11am, 20 minute talk on the making of the Overlord Embroidery; midday, 20 minute talk on Portsmouth and D-Day; 2pm-3.30pm, take a closer look at wartime maps, documents and other artefacts. (023) 9282 8068.

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

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. 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.

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.

GIGS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Ticklin The Pickle. Live funk mayhem! Admission £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Derrin Nauendorf with special guest Hannah Robinson. Acoustic. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Tim Cheatle, 7pm; Lennon Taylor, 7.30pm; Mike Keating, 8pm; Nathalie Gunn, 8.30pm; Okcorrel, 9pm; Foxer, 9.30pm; Sidewinder, 10.15pm; Eagle & Weeks, 10.45-late. 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 Rustyn George Band.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Southsea’s Got Talent. Round Six. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Blake – Live in Concert: The 2013 UK Tour. Admission £18, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Cash Collection perform Johnny Cash at San Quentin. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. The Woman in Black. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Sunshine Boys. Comedy by Neil Simon. Admission: £10, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Third Floor Arts Centre, Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. The Sunshine Boys. Comedy by Neil Simon, presented by CCADS. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9264 9000.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert: the musical. Get ready for the ride of your life! Admission: £25-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

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.

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm. Thunderdome. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-2.30pm. It’s A Sin. With resident DJs Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8pm. Jimmy Carr Returns. Brand new show, brand new jokes, same old Jimmy. Admission £25. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Kevin McCarthy, Phil Jerrod and George Egg. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

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.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Stansted Park (PO9 6DX). 10am-5pm. The Garden Show: Art, Design and The Garden. Gardening advice, plants, country foods and wines, etc. (01243) 538456, thegardenshowonline.com.

SOUTH HARTING: British Legion Hall, Church Lane. 11am-midday. Harting Village Market. Local produce and craft stalls. Home baking, cards, knitwear, jewellery, woodwork, home wares, gifts and more.

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. 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

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Me and You (15); 7pm. Subtitled. Italy, 2013. Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Starring: Tea Falco, Jacopo Olmo Antinori and Sonia Bergamasco. Admission £7.50, concs. 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.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Munro, O’Callaghan and Titchener. Admission £12.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Jamie Smith’s Mabon. Support from Alex Clarke and Ellie Nobes (from Haslemere). Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £12. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Oasish. Tribute band. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7,30pm-11pm. Kassassin Street. Alternative rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Kitsch N D’Or Restaurant, 37, Eldon Street. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Sweet ’n’ Hot. Jazz duo (vocal and piano). (023) 9286 1519.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Rocking Colin.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. The Fliks. Eight-piece band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 8.30pm-11pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Matron. Mod covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. The Woman in Black. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. Swan Lake. As live broadcast from the Marinsky Theatre, St Petersburg. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Sunshine Boys. Comedy by Neil Simon. Admission: £10, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Third Floor Arts Centre, Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. The Sunshine Boys. Comedy by Neil Simon, presented by CCADS. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9264 9000.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5pm, 8.15pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert: the musical. Get ready for the ride of your life! Admission: £25-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

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 8

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Amplified Sessions: Room Two. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm. Amplified Sessions – For Love, Not Money. Featuring Sam Divine. Admission free. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 6pm. Sunshine and Shadow. Recreating the atmosphere at the Versailles Court of Louis XIV through words, paintings and music. (01428) 642161 for further details.

TITCHFIELD: St Peter’s Church, Church Street (PO14 4AG). 7.30pm. Where Words Meet Notes. Music and poetry with pianist Charles Timberlake. Guests include poet Samantha Wynne-Rhydderech, violinist Cathy Mathew and the music group from Shoreline Church, Stubbington. Admission £10 (inc glass of wine). In aid of the Friends of St Peter’s. (01329) 847003, 315893 or 846418.

EVENTS

ALTON: High Street. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 9am-3pm. Gardeners’ Fair. Around 30 local horticultural businesses and community groups will sell and showcase everything you could need to enhance your garden. Entertainment provided by local Irish group Shenanigans.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. Under the Sea Storytime Special. Explore our yellow submarine and make a souvenir undersea mobile. Suitable for under-10s accompanied by an adult. Free, no need to book, but places are limited. (023) 9252 3463.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Working Steam Museum, Iron Hill. 11am-5pm. LL (Local Locomotion) Club Rally. Annual visit to Hollycombe by the LL Club. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 10am. British Orthodox Service. Join the British Orthodox community in our city for its monthly service.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Parish Hall, Links Lane. 10am-1pm. Craft Fair. Varied craft stalls, including textiles, jewellery, book binding, pewter, ceramics, candles, cards, beads, glass, woodwork, quilting and furniture renovation, etc.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Stansted Park (PO9 6DX). 10am-5pm. The Garden Show: Art, Design and The Garden. Gardening advice, plants, country foods and wines, etc. (01243) 538456, thegardenshowonline.com.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 7.30pm. Charity Quiz Night. In aid of the NSPCC. (023) 9229 5195.

WICKHAM: 3, Southwick Road. 12.30pm. Wickham Village Fete.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. Kings Head Beer Festival (all day). Featuring (at 8.30pm) Scary Biscuit. (01329) 832123.

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.

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.

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. Bernie (12A); 7pm. USA, 2011. Directed by Richard Linklater. Starring: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Fareham WMC, 8, Mill Road. Stolen. farehamwmc.com.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Nikki Ashton. Plus Robi Lee Disco.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Slick Minded Individuals. Six-piece hip hop, rock, funk, jazz, metal, DnB, reggae fusion band. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street, Copnor. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. Rachael Harding.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Damian Lodrick Band.

SOUTHSEA: Bandstand, West Battery Gardens (behind D-Day Museum), Clarence Esplanade. Slick Minded Individuals, 1pm; Skalet Pimpernels, 1.45pm; Creedence Clearwater Revival Revival, 2.30pm; The Fliks, 3.15pm.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Power of Three. Blues. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 6pm. The Music of Frank Sinatra and Friends. Join Tony Jacobs and Jim Barry for an evening of music by Frank Sinatra and Friends, including Dean Martin, Sammy Davis jr andBing Crosby. Admission £10, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45pm, 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. The Woman in Black. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Sunshine Boys. Comedy by Neil Simon. Admission: £10, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Third Floor Arts Centre, Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Sunshine Boys. Comedy by Neil Simon, presented by CCADS. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9264 9000.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert: the musical. Get ready for the ride of your life! Admission: £25-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

ROWLANDS CASTLE: meet Rowlands Castle Recreation Ground (GR SU730107). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, JUNE 9

DANCING

WICKHAM: Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane. 1.30pm-4pm. Olive and Janet invite you to an Afternoon Tea Dance. Admission £3. (023) 9273 3393 or 07980 058 310.

EVENTS

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

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Working Steam Museum, Iron Hill. 11am-5pm. LL (Local Locomotion) Club Rally. Annual visit to Hollycombe by the LL Club. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Lakeside, North Harbour. 10am-4.30pm. Portsmouth Vehicle Show. Organised by Portsmouth Scouts. Admission free. Supporting Scouts and the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth’s Appeal. (023) 9238 2682.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 4pm. Evensong to commemorate the death of Charles Dickens. 4pm. Readings and Reflections.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. Kings Head Beer Festival (all day). Featuring (at 2pm) Reavers Rant. (01329) 832123.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Stansted Park (PO9 6DX). 10am-5pm. The Garden Show: Art, Design and The Garden. Gardening advice, plants, country foods and wines, etc. (01243) 538456, thegardenshowonline.com.

WINCHESTER: Middlebrook Street and car park. 9am-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.

EVENTS

PETERSFIELD: Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Butser Festival of Flight. With hang-gliders, model gliders, kites and even the famous parachuting teddy bear.

GARDENS

EAST MEON: Village. 2pm-5.30pm. Eight Gardens and Allotments Open. Bell ringing and tours of the bell tour, local history exhibition, rural craft demonstrations, cream teas in the village hall and plant sales. Rover ticket admits to all gardens, £5 each. 07733 172 816, eastmeongardenclub.com.

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.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8pm. The Milton James Four. Trad jazz. (023) 9275 2488.

SOUTHSEA: Bandstand, West Battery Gardens (behind D-Day Museum), Clarence Esplanade. 1pm-4pm. Contemporary and Original Indie. Featuring: New Desert Blues. Supported by Kassassin Street; Murdoch; and The Planes.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. Fred and James’ Live Jukebox. You pick the tunes, they play them. (023) 9229 5195.

STAGE

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. Henry V. Via satellite from the Globe Theatre. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 12.30pm-3pm. The Frank and Dean Show. Free admission. (023) 9266 2440, hilsea-lido.org.uk/blue-lagoon.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet at The Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore Walk. A brisk walk over uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. 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.