What’s On for Thursday June 7, 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 7

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Station Road. 8pm. The Phoenix Theatre Comedy Club. Admission: £10, concs. (01420) 472664, phoenix-arts.co.uk.

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 11.30am-1pm. Theatre Organ Concert. Featuring Brian Padwick (Southampton). (01329) 310592.

HORNDEAN: Blendworth Church Centre, Blendworth Lane. 7.30pm. Blendworth Brass Band. In concert mode. Concert organised by the Horndean Music Society. All welcome. Admission: £5.50 members, £6.50 visitors. (023) 9241 2480.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Chichester Cathedral. 10am-7pm. Festival of Flowers. Every Book Tells a Story. Admission: £9 (after 4pm £7). (01243) 812480.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 11am-3pm. Gruesome Grub. Come and find out when submariners eat ‘elephant’s footprints’ and ‘babies’ heads’ and watch chef Sarah Clements cooking up a storm. (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

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

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 11am-2pm. Show and Tell. Have you got an interesting tale to tellor photograph, etc, of your time in Portsmouth, come along and share. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 10am-3pm. Charlotte’s Web Workshop. Meet the director of Charlotte’s Web and find out how we brought the book to life on stage. Admission: £8. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior 1860, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Family Activity Area. Enjoy pirate art and craft, costumed role play, colouring and quiz sheets.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose, Historic Dockyard. 11am-midday, 2pm-4pm. How to Look Good Tudor Style. Try on one of our costumes and step back in time. Bring a camera to capture the moment.

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.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, Selborne Hill. 10am-4pm. How Does Your Garden Grow? Half-term activities. Children of all ages are invited to come along and take part in these fun but interesting activities. Outdoor clothes and footwear a must. (01420) 511275, or gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Castle, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5.30pm. Time Travel with Tudors. Go back in time and have fun with the soldiers and civilians of Southsea Castle in 1545. (023) 9282 7261.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5.30pm. Model of Pegasus Bridge. See a 12ft-long model of Pegasus Bridge in Normandy. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. Have a chat with them about their experiences at the time of D-Day. (023) 9282 7261.

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.

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

FILMS

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists. (U); 11am, 3.30pm, 8pm. Directed by Peter Lord. Featuring the voices of Hugh Grant, Martin Freeman and Brian Blessed. Admission £5.50, concs. (01252) 745444.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Les Bien-Aimes (Beloved). (15); 6pm doors for 7pm. France/UK/Czech Republic 2011. English, and French and Czech with subtitles. Directed by: Christophe Honoré. Starring: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Ludivine Sagnier, Louis Garrel, Milos Forman. 07958 180 037.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pallant Suite, South Pallant. 6.30pm doors for 7.45pm–10.15pm. Chichester Jazz Club. Featuring The Golden Eagle Jazz Band. Admission: £8. (01243) 776001.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 7.30pm-11.30pm. The Idle Hands. Blues. Admission £10, concs. (01252) 745444.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. James Hunter Band. Admission: £17 in advance, £18 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm. Rock Challenge. A memorable and life-changing event for schools, teachers, communities and young people alike. Admission £11. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Sam Pack, 7pm; Scarlet Newton and Danie Jerling, 8pm; Violet Sky, 8.30pm; The Explorers, 9pm; Home Delivery, 9.30pm-10pm; Sprynter Rock Band, 10.15pm-midnight. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Canvas. Comedy by Michael Wynne. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Fiddler on the Roof. Presented by Stage One Youth Theatre. Admission £10.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 10.30am, 12.30pm. Tiddlers and other terrific tales. The perfect half-term treat from Scamp Theatre. Admission: £11, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: Park Community Theatre, Middle Park Way, Leigh Park (PO9 4BU). 7.30pm. Titanic: The Musical. Presented by Denmead Operatic Society. Admission: £9-£10. (023) 9283 8683.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Love’s Labour. A new play by Jacquie Penrose, presented by Bench Theatre. Admission: £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Radio Times. Musical set in 1941, presented by CCADS. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9246 6363 (10am-midday, Mon-Sat), box office.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office Garden, Museum Road. 7.30pm. Hamlet. Come early and enjoy a picnic before watching Shakespeare’s masterpiece. Admission £16, concs. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.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. Steel Magnolias. Starring: Kacey Ainsworth, Isla Blair, Cheryl Campbell, Cherie Lunghi, Sadie Pickering and Denise Welch. Admission: £16-£28. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Psychic Sally On The Road. Starring Sally Morgan. Admission: £24. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1.30pm, 7.30pm. Mary Shelley. Daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft, lover of Shelley, author of Frankenstein. Admission: £20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.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 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.

WATERLOOVILLE: Anders Hall, off Milton Road (PO7 6AW). 7.30pm. Natter Night/Social Evening. Organised by the Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club. Visitors and new members welcome. hdarc.co.uk.

FRIDAY, JUNE 8

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: Rudi Lickwood, Luke Toulson, Dave Longley and Daliso Chapenda. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Brett Goldstein, Steve Gribbin and Russ Powell. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (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: £2.50. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

BOSHAM: Hamblin Hall, Bosham House, Main Road. 7pm-9pm. Reiki Sharing Circle. All welcome. (01243) 373746.

CHICHESTER: Chichester Cathedral. 10am-7pm. Festival of Flowers. Every Book Tells a Story. Admission: £9 (after 4pm £7). (01243) 812480.

LISS: Triangle Centre. 6.45pm for 7.30pm. Fashion Show. Travelling Trends bring their range of this season’s high street fashion to the Triangle, with prices to suit everyoneo. Admission: £5. (01730) 301000.

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. 11am-2pm. Show and Tell. Have you got an interesting tale to tellor photograph, etc, of your time in Portsmouth, come along and share. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior 1860, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Family Activity Area. Enjoy pirate art and craft, costumed role play, colouring and quiz sheets.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose, Historic Dockyard. 11am-midday, 2pm-4pm. How to Look Good Tudor Style. Try on one of our costumes and step back in time. Bring a camera to capture the moment.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, Selborne Hill. 10am-4pm. How Does Your Garden Grow? Half-term activities. Children of all ages are invited to come along and take part in these fun but interesting activities. Outdoor clothes and footwear a must. (01420) 511275, or gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5.30pm. Model of Pegasus Bridge. See a 12ft-long model of Pegasus Bridge in Normandy. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. Have a chat with them about their experiences at the time of D-Day. (023) 9282 7261.

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. Les Bien-Aimes (Beloved). (15); 6pm doors for 7pm. France/UK/Czech Republic 2011. English, and French and Czech with subtitles. Directed by: Christophe Honoré. Starring: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Ludivine Sagnier, Louis Garrel, Milos Forman. 07958 180 037.

GIGS

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 8pm-10pm. City Funk Orchestra. 70s’ soul and Philadelphia funk performed by some of the UK’s musical elite. Admission £10 in advance, £12 door. 9pm-11pm. Girls and Guitars: Lisa Redford. Acoustic folk and Americana. Admission £5. (01252) 745444.

LAVANT: Memorial Hall. 8pm. Chichester Country Music Club Concert. Featuring Rootin’ Tootin’. Admission: £5. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm. Rock Challenge. A memorable and life-changing event for schools, teachers, communities and young people alike. Admission £11. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.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.

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. Sasha Mattissen, 7.30pm; Elijah Wolf, 8pm; England Road, 10pm-11pm.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Are You Experienced? Jimi Hendrix tribute act. Admission: £10 advance, £12 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Trevor John. Rock/pop trio. (023) 9282 1658.

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. 2.30pm. The Wizard of Oz. Presented by Image Musical Theatre. Admission: £7, concs. (01329) 223100, box office.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Fiddler on the Roof. Presented by Stage One Youth Theatre. Admission £10.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

HAVANT: Park Community Theatre, Middle Park Way, Leigh Park (PO9 4BU). 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Titanic: The Musical. Presented by Denmead Operatic Society. Admission: £9-£10. (023) 9283 8683.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Love’s Labour. A new play by Jacquie Penrose, presented by Bench Theatre. Admission: £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Radio Times. Musical set in 1941, presented by CCADS. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9246 6363 (10am-midday, Mon-Sat), box office.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office Garden, Museum Road. 7.30pm. Hamlet. Come early and enjoy a picnic before watching Shakespeare’s masterpiece. Admission £16, concs. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.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.

PURBROOK: Deverell Hall, London Road. 7pm doors for 7.30pm. School for Murder. Presented by the Deverell Players. Admission: £5, concs. (023) 9223 2289.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Steel Magnolias. Starring: Kacey Ainsworth, Isla Blair, Cheryl Campbell, Cherie Lunghi, Sadie Pickering and Denise Welch. Admission: £16-£28. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The ELO Experience. The Electric Light Orchestra Greatest Hits Show. Admission: £17, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Mary Shelley. Daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft, lover of Shelley, author of Frankenstein. Admission: £20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.