What’s on for Thursday March 20, 2014

Tom Chambers as Bobby in Crazy For You. Picture by Richard Davenport

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 20

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Fosters’ South Coast Comedian of The Year 2014: Heat Two. Featuring: Ian Lane, Ben Shannon, Ben Adams, Mick Chaney, Daniel Edison, Jack Bartlett, Jamie Wilcox and Rhys Turner. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: The Assembly Room, North Street. 7.30pm. Chichester Chamber Concert featuring The Allegri Quartet. Programme includes works by: Beethoven, Alec Roth and Brahms. Admission £15 (students free). (01243) 781312.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Recital. Featuring: Portsmouth Grammar School Musicians. Admission £3, concs. 023 9282 3300 extn 228, portsmouthcathedral.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road. 7.30pm. The Petersfield Orchestra in Concert. Part of Petersfield Musical Festival. Admission £18. (01730) 261199, petersfieldmusicalfestival.org.uk.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Evening Clinic. Admission £6. 07989 534 673 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. Midday. Charity Lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch – the money raised will be used to support the Bishop’s Lent Appeal for Food Banks.

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 Solent Aviation Art Society. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Blooming Marvellous: intergenerational community knitted garden. Over 2,500 knitters and crocheters worked with participatory visual artist Pauline Stanley to create the garden. Come and join in to help our garden grow. Free Admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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: Eldon Cinema Room, Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth, Winston Churchill Avenue (PO1 2DJ). Inside Llewyn Davis (15); 8pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen. Starring: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake and John Goodman. Admission £6, concs. 07580 715 982, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Phil Beer Solo. Admission £13, concs. (01329) 223100.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. An Evening with Rob Johnston. Acoustic. Admission £6.50, concs. (023) 9252 3463.

PETERSFIELD: Pallant House Hallery, 9, North Pallant (PO19 1TJ). 6pm. Open Mic Night. Plug in and join in with Petersfield’s own ‘Later with Joules’.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: A Different Beat, 7pm; Perry and Harry, 7.30pm; Eloise Keating, 8pm; Murdoc, 8.30pm; Slick Minded Individuals, 9pm; Old Sarum, 10.15pm; Lauren Halliday, 11pm-11.30pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and Friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. I Am Giant. Admission £6. (023) 8022 5612.

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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Feeling. Plus special guests The Gentlemen. Admission £18.50. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Musicals From A to Z. A musical compilation, presented by Fareham Musical Society. Admission £12-£14, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. The Play That Goes Wrong. Comedy performed by Mischief Theatre Company. Admission: £17-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 7pm. Let’s Play Double Bill: Kaspar The Wild by Tim Crouch, performed by the Berry Youth Theatre; and Postcards From The Big Blue by Deborah Gearing, performed by Kings Copse Primary School and Shamblehurst Primary School. Admission £7, concs. (01489) 799499.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Enchanted April. Elizabeth von Arnim’s novel is adapted by Matthew Barber and presented by HumDrum Theatre. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Hall Theatre, Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane. 7pm doors for 8pm. Dead Guilty. A psychological thriller by Richard Harris, presented by Lee Players. Admission £8. (01329) 662128 or 662821.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. After Miss Julie. A play by Patrick Marber which relocates August Strindberg’s naturalist tragedy, Miss Julie, to an English country house in July 1945. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Double Bill: The Lover by Harold Pinter and The Stranger by Ralph Jones. Presented by SJ Productions. Admission £12, concs, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

CHICHESTER: 9, North Pallant (PO19 1TJ). 8pm. A New Hope, a New Jerusalem: An Artistic Response to a Century of War. Talk by Rupert Toovey. Admission £8.50, concs. (01243) 774557. pallant.org.uk.

COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 2pm-4pm. The Secret Life of London. Talk by June Imber, organised by the Portsdown Branch of the U3A. Visitors (£2) and new members welcome. (023) 9269 7009, portsdownu3a.org.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Island Community Centre, Station Road (PO11 0HB). 2pm. Harlots, Dung and Glory (19th century Portsmouth, part two). Talk by Andrew Negus, organised by the Hayling Island branch of the U3A. Visitors (£2) and new members welcome. (023) 9246 5010, 9246 4893.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Road. 10.30am. Walking Friends Portsmouth Two-and-a-half Mile Walk. New walkers please arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk.

FRIDAY, MARCH 21

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2am. Wolf Cub Club. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road. 7.30pm. The Pasadena Roof Orchestra in Concert. Part of Petersfield Musical Festival. Admission £22 tiered; £18 flat. (01730) 261199, petersfieldmusicalfestival.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. London Symphony Orchestra in concert. Performing works by Mendelssohn and Schumann. Admission £25-£36, cocns. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

EVENTS

STUBBINGTON: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane (PO14 2PP). 9am-midday. Country Market. Come along and sample a delicious range of produce including cakes, savouries, marmalade, jams, chutneys, seasonal fruit and vegetables plus plants and locally made crafts! 0845 603 5631.

WATERLOOVILLE: The Acorn Centre, 3, The Kestrels, Wecock (PO). 9.30am-midday. Table Top Sale. Wide variety of sellers offering great bargains. Tables cost £3.50. (023) 9225 8423, acorncentre.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Blooming Marvellous: intergenerational community knitted garden. Over 2,500 knitters and crocheters worked with participatory visual artist Pauline Stanley to create the garden. Come and join in to help our garden grow. Free Admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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. 12 Years a Slave (15); 7pm. USA, 2014. Directed by Steve McQueen. Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch and Brad Pitt. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pallant Suite, South Pallant. 6.30pm doors for 7.45pm-10.15pm. Chichester Jazz Club. Featuring The John Crawford Quintet. All welcome. Admission £11. (01243) 776001/380910, chichesterjazzclub.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Phil Beer Band. Admission £13, concs. (01329) 223100.

GOSPORT: The Park Tavern, Park Road. 9pm. Open Mic Night. 07789 510 608.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring Eugene ‘Hideaway’ Bridges. All welcome. Admission £20. (0239225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

HAVANT: The Curlew, Petersfield Road. 9pm. Beau.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Spike’s Legendary Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Cheese Doctors. All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Johnny Foreigner. Admission £7. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Wreckage Weekend. Presented by Little Robot. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Somethin’ Else. Soul/funk/blues band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Whole Lotta Led. Plus Isolated Atoms. Admission £9. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Musicals From A to Z. A musical compilation, presented by Fareham Musical Society. Admission £12-£14, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. The Play That Goes Wrong. Comedy performed by Mischief Theatre Company. Admission: £17-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 7pm. Let’s Play Double Bill: Kaspar The Wild by Tim Crouch, performed by the Berry Youth Theatre; and Postcards From The Big Blue by Deborah Gearing, performed by Kings Copse Primary School and Shamblehurst Primary School. Admission £7, concs. (01489) 799499.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Enchanted April. Elizabeth von Arnim’s novel is adapted by Matthew Barber and presented by HumDrum Theatre. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Fascinating Aida. With their brand new show. Admission £20. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Hall Theatre, Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane. 7pm doors for 8pm. Dead Guilty. A psychological thriller by Richard Harris, presented by Lee Players. Admission £8. (01329) 662128 or 662821.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. After Miss Julie. A play by Patrick Marber which relocates August Strindberg’s naturalist tragedy, Miss Julie, to an English country house in July 1945. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Marriage of Figaro. Presented by Swansea City Opera. Admission £22.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. The Eckersley Lecture: The Science Delusion – Freeing the Spirit of Enquiry. Given by biologist and author Dr Rupert Sheldrake. Admission free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

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.