What’s On for Thursday May 3, 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, MAY 3

COMEDY

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

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Luke Wright’s Cynical Ballads: Eight caustic tales from broke Britain. Darkly comic poems and tales of modern Britain. Admission: £12.50, concs. (01329) 223100, box office.

CONCERTS

HORNDEAN: Blendworth Church Centre, Blendworth Lane. 7.30pm. South Downs College Music Students in concert. Director Peter Rhodes. Concert organised by the Horndean Music Society. All welcome. Admission: £5.50 members, £6.50 visitors. (023) 9241 2480.

DANCING

HASLEMERE: Pirrie Hall, A286, Brook. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Circle Dance. International folk dances for which no partner or previous experience required. Experienced teacher. Fun, fitness and friendship. All welcome. (01420) 474881.

EVENTS

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

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 11am, midday, 1pm, 2pm. Theatre Tours. An opportunity to go behind the scenes in this 45-minute tour and see things that are not normally on show. Admission £3. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Bob Read and also the Wallington Art 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.

PETERSFIELD: The Gallery, Bedales, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Collective Nouns in pictures. Woop Studios fell in love with the idea of creating images that capture collective nouns. (01730) 711510, bedales.org.uk, woopstudios.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery 2, Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm. New Creatives. A showcase of creative works by young people from seven local FE and Sixth Form colleges. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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 Artist. (PG); 11am, 3.30pm, 8pm. Directed by Michel Hazanavicius. Starring: Jean Dujardin, John Goodman and Berenice Bejo. (01252) 745444.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. (12A); 8pm. Directed by: John Madden. Starring: Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith and Tom Wilkinson. Admission: £5.50-£7.50, concs. (01428) 642161.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Singin in the Rain. (U); 6pm doors for 7pm. US, 1952. Directed by: Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly. Starring: Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor. 07958 180 037.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Juno Jakob, 7pm; Brij Bhushann Jetly, 7.30pm; The Beth Oliver Band, 8pm; The Smiley Campbell Band, 8.30pm; Jimmy Lee and The Edge of Chaos Orchestra, 9pm-10pm; Mike Mays and Matt McGowan, 10.15pm; and Jimmy Stuart, 11.15pm-11.45pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.15pm, 7.30pm. The Way of the World. Comedy by William Congreve, starring Penelope Keith. Admission: £14-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Nile. Cast includes Kate O’Mara, Denis Lill, Susie Amy, Chloe Newsome, Ben Nealon and Mark Wynter. Admission: £21.50-£25.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Oliver! Starring Brian Conley and Samantha Barks. Admission: £20-£46.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Psychic & Science. Featuring: Chris Conway, Denise Mott and Richard Felix. Admission: £22. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. HMS Pinafore. Presented by Winchester Operatic Society. Admission: £14.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm-8.45pm. Steam Pinnace 199. The story of a 101-year-old naval gunboat by Commander Martin Marks OBE Royal Navy. Admission: £3, concs. (023) 9252 3463.

FRIDAY, MAY 4

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 9pm. Thunderdome.

With resident DJ Pete Scathe. (023) 9286 3911.

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

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Stewart Francis. Embarking on his brand new tour. Admission: £18.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Andrew Lawrence, Marlon Davis and Holly Walsh. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 11am-4pm. Lumen 158. One of our associate artists, Periplum will be creating one of their incredibly unique theatrical tours here at the theatre to mark the shutting of doors at the end of April. Lumen 158 celebrates the 158 years the theatre has been here. Admission: £5. (023) 9264 9000.

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.

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 Bob Read and also the Wallington Art 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.

PETERSFIELD: The Gallery, Bedales, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Collective Nouns in pictures. Woop Studios fell in love with the idea of creating images that capture collective nouns. (01730) 711510, bedales.org.uk, woopstudios.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery 2, Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm. New Creatives. A showcase of creative works by young people from seven local FE and Sixth Form colleges. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. (12A); 3pm. Directed by: John Madden. Starring: Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith and Tom Wilkinson. We Bought a Zoo. (PG); 7.30pm. Directed by: Cameron Crowe. Starring: Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson and Elle Fanning. Admission: £5.50-£7.50, concs per session. (01428) 642161.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Le Havre. (PG); 6pm doors for 7pm. France, 2012. Subtitles. Directed by: Aki Kaurismaki. Starring: Andre Wilms, Kati Outinen, Jean-Pierre Darroussin and Blondin Miguel. 07958 180 037.

GIGS

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Station Road. 11am-late. Dumbfest. Music festival in aid of The Teenage Cancer Trust. Featuring: Dodgy, Slow Readers Club, MC Devo, Tensheds, Howard James Kenny, Arp Attack, Hand Made Hands, Charley Macaulay, Forest Floors and many more! (01420) 472664, phoenix-arts.co.uk.

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

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Christine Collister. Performing with talented musician Rob Cross. Admission: £12.50, concs. (01329) 223100, box office.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Ultra Sounds Disco.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 9pm-11pm. Girls and Guitars: ODi. Irish singer songwriter. Admission: £5. (01252) 745444.

HAVANT: Wheelwrights, Emsworth Road. Stolen.

PETERSFIELD: The Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Church Road, Steep. 8pm. The Abram Wilson Septet: Running with the Flame. Jazz. Admission: £14, concs. (01730) 711510, bedales.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Dennis Locorriere. The True Voice of Dr Hook. Admission: £22 in advance, £24 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 7.30pm-11.30pm.

Legend, 7.30pm; and Danny and The Dreamtones, 9.30pm.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Sensational Jonny Deps. Covers band. (023) 9282 0896.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Fountain Inn, The Green. 8.30pm. The Strangers. (023) 9241 2291.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Alabama 3. Admission: £18 advance, £20 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue. Rhianna Tribute. Plus DJ Mat. Admission: £6. (023) 9235 5245.

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. The Two Magoos. Rock duo. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Esplanade, 8.30pm. The Delicate Sound of Floyd. (023) 9229 5195.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. The Way of the World. Comedy by William Congreve, starring Penelope Keith. Admission: £14-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Bolshoi Ballet in HD: The Bright Stream. Bolshoi artistic director Alexei Ratmansky brings Dmitri Shostakovich’s lively folk music to life. Admission: £15, concs. (01252) 745444.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Nile. Cast includes Kate O’Mara, Denis Lill, Susie Amy, Chloe Newsome, Ben Nealon and Mark Wynter. Admission: £21.50-£25.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 2pm. Dickens the Musician. Sing the songs that Dickens knew with the Southern Co-operative Ladies’ Choir, including a short talk and readings. (023) 9269 2914.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Oliver! Starring Brian Conley and Samantha Barks. Admission: £20-£46.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Dominic Kirwan: Live and Personal. Admission: £16.50-£18. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. HMS Pinafore. Presented by Winchester Operatic Society. Admission: £14.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BURSLEDON: Eastpoint Centre, Bursledon Road. 7.45pm. Forty Years of the Leyland National. Members’ photographic evening, organised by the Solent Omnibus Club. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9273 1061.

PORTCHESTER: Community Centre, Westlands Grove (PO6 9AD). 7.45pm. Forty Years of the Leyland National. A members’ photographic evening. (023) 9273 1061.

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.