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

FRIDAY, NOV 16

CONCERTS

PORTCHESTER: St Mary’s Church, Portchester Castle. 7.30pm. The Hayling Island Choir and a Brass Ensemble in concert. Proceeds to Naomi House Children’s Hospice. Admission £8.50/£5.50. (01329) 236274.

WARSASH: St Mary’s Church, Church Road. 7.30pm. A Classical Recital. Young musicians from the Royal College of Music on piano, violin and cello, perform works by Debussy, Schumann, Mendelssohn and Kodaly. Tickets: £10 from (01489) 584788.

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Perforate presents Harvey McKay. Techno and house. Admission £5 in advance, more on door. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. It’s A Sin Room 2: Transmission. Alternative/80s. (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: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 8pm. Implings Improv Show. The youngest improvisation troupe in Hampshire! Admission £7.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Junior Simpson, Jen Brister and Bobby Mair. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

EVENTS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Methodist and Pastoral Centre, High Street. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Emsworth Arts and Crafts Market. Browse the many arts and crafts made by local people. Unique Christmas gifts for friends and family. 07812 938 719.

LISS: Triangle Centre. Bridge Tea Afternoon. Everything you need for an enjoyable afternoon of Bridge. Tables are £30 contact us to reserve yours. (01730) 301000.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Dazzle Exhibition. Featuring a spectacular display of art deco beaded dresses from the roaring twenties. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West Street. 9.30am-5pm. Flynns’ Art Exhibition. Featuring recent works by Maureen and Terry Flynn. 0845 6035631, flynnspaintings.com.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Portraits and Landscapes: Rediscovering Richard Ubsdell ... marking the bicentenary of this local artist. 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. Untouchable (15); 7pm. France, 2012. Subtitled. Directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano. Starring: Francois Cluzet, Omar Sy and Anne Le Ny. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95, North Street. Route 66. (01243) 372351.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Aziz. Featuring Dalbir Singh Rattan on tablas. Admission £13.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Ultra Sounds Disco.

HAVANT: The Wheelwright Arms, 27, Emsworth Road. 9pm. Fixation. (023) 9248 3365.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring: The Angie Haynes Blues Band. All welcome. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. For One Night Only: Denise Black’s Loose Screw. Acoustic/folk. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 8pm. Kerry Ellis & Brian May Unplugged: The Born Free Tour. Admission £39.50. (023) 9264 9000.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 8.30pm-11pm. Big Brother Soul/The Flicks.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Force Four. Rock covers band. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 10pm. X Factor Friday. If your favourite X Factor finalist was voted off the show last Sunday, see them perform live tonight. Admission £5 before 11pm. (023) 9288 2244.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Matt O’Neil. Live lounge acoustic.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. The Bog Rolling Stones. Admission: £9 advance, £10 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8.30pm. The Fallen Lawmen. (023) 9275 2488.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Blackout. Rock covers band. Plus support. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Twelfth Night. Shakespeare’s twisted tale is presented by Propeller. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HEADLEY: Village Hall. 7pm for 7.30pm-10.30pm. Play in a Day for Children In Need: The Flint Street Nativity. Those interested in getting involved in this venture, both on stage and behind the scenes, etc are welcome to attend. Organised by Headley Theatre Club.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Swan Lake. Presented by The Russian State Ballet and Opera House, accompanied by a 30-piece orchestra. Admission £27-£29. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 7.30pm. Smike. A lively pop musical presented by the Giselle Academy. (023) 9269 9988.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Room 13. Somebody was in there. Somebody or something! A Titchfield Youth Theatre production. Admission: £6.50. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner. Presented by Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal. Admission: £18, 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 Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SATURDAY, NOV 17

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. DIY Punk Night. With Tango Pirates; De Rellas; The Black Bullets; Jailbait; support from DJ Vinny Void. Admission £6. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Wolf Cub Club presents ... [Not] Foo Fighters vs [Not] Qotsa, plus DJs. 11pm-2am. Wolf Cub Club. Admission free. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgwood Rooms, Albert Road. 9.30pm. Hipshaker. Featuring The Ricardos. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Station Road. 8pm. Rob Rouse. Come and see Rob do what he does best – honest, frank, seriously funny stand-up! Admission £14, concs. (01420) 472664, phoenixarts.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 8pm. Instant Soop. With their comedy improvisation show. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Tonight’s line up is Dominic Woodward, Joe Rowntree, Quincy and Colin Cole. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

CONCERTS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. Sounding Brass. Alder Valley Brass are the guests of Haslemere Town Band with a programme of music chosen to celebrate all that is good in Great Britain. (01428) 642161 for further details.

EMSWORTH: St James’ Church, Church Lane (PO9 2TU). 7.30pm. Seasonal Concert. An evening of music presented by the Emsworth Community Singers. Tickets: (01243) 389004 or 07985 606 670.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 3pm. A Chamber Music Concert. With Angela Zanders and Friends. Admission free, retiring collection.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Song and Dance. Programme: Bernstein Candide Overture, Copland Appalachian Spring, Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Copland Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes, Bernstein West Side Story: Symphonic Dances. With David Hill and Alexander Gavrylyuk. Admission £14-£24. Free pre-concert talk, 6.40pm. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Midday. Portsmouth Choral Union Concert with Southern Pro Musica. Performing works by Handel, JS Bach and Ian Schofield. Admission £14 on door, concs. (023) 9282 2227.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church, Hambledon Road. 7.30pm. Cantemus Choir in concert: Music of Remembrance. Featuring works by Malcolm Archer, Tavener, Purcell, Parry, Holst and Elgar. Admission £8, in advance or on door. (023) 9246 3531, cantemushavant.moonfruit.com.

DANCING

PAULSGROVE: Community Centre, Marsden Road. 8pm-11pm. Saturday Ballroom Dance. Plus some sequence dancing. BYO, no wet bar. Admission: £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

COSHAM: St Philip’s Church, Hawthorn Crescent, Cosham. Midday-3pm. Christmas Fayre. Meet Father Christmas, enjoy raffles, gift stalls, cakes and refreshments. Admission: 40p.

HAVANT: Havant Spiritualist Church, Brockhampton Lane. Demonstration of Transfiguration. With John Hocking. In aid of the Cuan House Wild Life Rescue. Admission £5. (023) 9226 1591.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10.30am. Storytelling Session. Every child loves a story. In this session the children become involved and join in with the actions. For four to eight year olds. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church, Big Hall, Hollow Lane. 9.30am. Christmas Craft Fair. Organised by Hayling Support Group for the Rowans Hospice. (023) 9246 4683.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10.30am-3pm. Christmas Craft Fair. Traditional and modern crafts demonstrated with original and sometimes unusual gifts for sale. The museum itself is closed but refreshments will be available. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas Cathedral, High Street. Christmas Fair in Nave and Cathedral House.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Technology Department, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 10am-4pm. Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors Carve-in. All welcome.

PORTSMOUTH: Holiday Inn, Pembroke Road (PO1 2TA). South Coast Ship Show. Celebrate the area’s maritime heritage with displays and traders covering maritime modelling, art, photography, memorabilia and publishing, together with information on a number of relevant maritime societies in the area. Admission: £1. (023) 8055 5366.

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 10am-4pm, also tomorrow. Aging Disgracefully. Calling all adults over 25! Want to learn the art of making dance theatre with professionals? This is your chance to create a performance inspired by the art of demonstrating. Each day you will do a warm-up, and develop the choreography tools to create your performance. Admission £40 for both days. (023) 9264 9000.

PORTSMOUTH: Scoutlands, 20, Evelegh Road, Farlington (PO6 1DL). Christmas Fair. Raffle, games, home-made cakes, etc. Raising money to fund a charity trip to Kenya. (023) 9279 5568 or 07786 967 737.

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Church, Hayling Avenue. 10am-3pm. November Fair. Visit Father Christmas, buy presents, preserves and cakes. Admission 50p.

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Church, 287, Milton Road, Milton. 10.30am-2pm. Christmas Bazaar. Bottle stall, books/toys, grand draw, refreshments, Santa’s grotto, tombola, turkey draw. Admission: adults 25p; children 10p.

PURBROOK: Deverell Hall, London Road. 10am-midday. Christmas Market. In aid of the Rowans Hospice. (023) 9225 2466.

SOUTHSEA: House of Bethany, 7, Nelson Road. 10am-4pm. Quiet Day. Conducted by Sister Joanna Elizabeth SSB. Please bring a packed lunch, drinks and tea provided. Admission: £6. Please let the Sisters know if you want to attend on 023-9283 3498 or ssb@sistersofbethany.org.uk.

SOUTHWICK: St James’ without-the-priory-gate Church, High Street (PO17 6EB). 10.30am-4pm. The Organist Entertains your Christmas Shopping. In aid of the Rowans Hospice.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4.15pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Dazzle Exhibition. Featuring a spectacular display of art deco beaded dresses from the roaring twenties. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PETERSFIELD: Physic Garden Room, off High Street. 11am-4pm. PACS Potters’ Ceramics Exhibition. Over 100 items of pottery and sculpture. Free admission.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 10am-5pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. Local artists showcase their latest work.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West Street. 9.30am-1pm. Flynns’ Art Exhibition. Featuring recent works by Maureen and Terry Flynn. 0845 6035631, flynnspaintings.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, Copnor. 10.30am-4.30pm. Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition. Twelve working layouts, trade support, demonstrations, etc. Refreshments available. Admission £4, concs. (023) 9283 0670, shmrc.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. 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

LISS: Triangle Centre. Anonymous (12A); 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by: Roland Emmerich. Starring: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave and David Thewliss. Admission: £5, in advance; £6 on door. (01730) 301000.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Untouchable (15); 7pm. France, 2012. Subtitled. Directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano. Starring: Francois Cluzet, Omar Sy and Anne Le Ny. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 7pm. Alfred Hitchcock Double Thrill! Rear Window (PG) followed by Psycho (15). A tribute to one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

COSHAM: Cosham Social Club, Wayte Street. 9pm. Splitscreen Radio. All welcome.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Juan Martin. Flamenco guitar. Admission £14.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. Midday-midnight. Gosport Soul Club All-Dayer. Ten DJs playing Motown, soul and Northern Soul. Catering facilities on site.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Keith James in Concert: The Songs of Leonard Cohen. Admission £14. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. A Night to Remember. With tributes to Whitney Houston and Tina Turner, presented by Julia Martin. Admission £10. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Roddy Radiation and The Skabilly Rebels. Support from Offbeat Offensive and The Surfin’ Birds. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. Joe Butt.

PORTSMOUTH: Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Milton. 8.30pm. Louise.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 7pm-11pm. Electric Eden, 7pm; Big Love Soul, 9pm.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Party Night at the RMA. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Trevor John.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Rufus Stone. Admission: £9 advance, £10 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Alma Arms, Highland Road, North End. 8.30pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. Thinker. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Kate Rusby. Folk. Admission £20, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Archive 45. Old school punk band(023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue. 7.30pm doors. The Racketeers. Plus DJ Rob Moore. Admission £5. (023) 9235 5245, therifleclub.com.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 3pm. Musical Madness. Presented by the Everyone Active School of Dance. Admission £8. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Twelfth Night. Shakespeare’s twisted tale is presented by Propeller. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HEADLEY: Village Hall. 6pm. Play in a Day for Children In Need: The Fleet Street Nativity. The 24 hours begin. The village hall has been booked throughout the night for rehearsals and stage work. Food and drink will be provided. Organised by Headley Theatre Club.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Smike. A lively pop musical presented by the Giselle Academy. (023) 9269 9988.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Room 13. Somebody was in there. Somebody or something! A Titchfield Youth Theatre production. Admission: £6.50. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner. Presented by Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal. Admission: £18, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

EAST TISTED: meet layby at the Hedge Corner crossroads on the A32 between West Meon Hut and East Tisted (GR SU688302). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.35am. (01730) 269253.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2pm. Annual General Meeting, followed by The Music Makers. David Bury, a frequent contributor to the Elgar Society Journal and a past member of the society’s council, discusses the work and its reception. Organised by the Elgar Society Southern Branch. All welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SUNDAY, NOV 18

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. Featuring The Palmeira String Quartet: Anna Ruijterman and Chris Darwin (violins), Paul Manderson (viola) and Howard Gough (cello). Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 4pm. Music Foundation Concert. With Brian Moles (organ). Admission free, retiring collection in aid of the St Mary’s Music Foundation which supports young people from the area in developing their musical skills.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 7pm-10pm. Country & Western Dance. With M T Allan. Organised by GCA Thorngate Dance Club. Admission £6. (023) 9251 0012.

EVENTS

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. Midday. Tandem cycle ride to Bedhampton. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. (01243) 466556, ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-3pm. Crafts in the Park. Featuring a mix of art, crafts and home produce. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 11am-4pm. Vintage Fair and Christmas Crafts/Gifts. Featuring local crafters. Admission by donation to Hounds for Heroes, 07970 358 208. (023) 9261 7890.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 10am-1.30pm. Petersfield Community Association’s Winter Market. Crafts, produce, paintings and prints, toys, hand made jewellery, textiles and so much more. (01730) 262081.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10am-3pm. Scrapbook Getaways Christmas Craft Fair. Cards, gifts, art work, jewellery, scrapbook items, book a getaway, win prizes and lots more! Admission 50p. 11am-3pm. Portsmouth Bay Show. Featuring Tops Day Nursuries and Mothercare, lots of taster demonstrations and exclusive deals! Free to enter competitions and there will be Peppa Pig floating around! Fun for the whole family. Admission free. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4.15pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

PETERSFIELD: Physic Garden Room, off High Street. 10am-4pm. PACS Potters’ Ceramics Exhibition. Over 100 items of pottery and sculpture. Free admission.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 10am-5pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. Local artists showcase their latest work.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Portraits and Landscapes: Rediscovering Richard Ubsdell ... marking the bicentenary of this local artist. 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.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Andy Fairweather Low. Blues, country, pop and soul. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 7.30pm doors.Fragile. Admission: £10 advance, £12 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8pm. Helene! Sunday chillax session. (023) 9275 2488.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. Ugly Auntie. The party band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Lawrence Arms, Lawrence Road. 7pm. Arrows Karaoke.

SOUTHSEA: Marmion Tavern, Marmion Road. 5pm-8pm. Ricky Zalez.

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

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Hindsights. Plus Godard, Noyo Mathis, and Like Home. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Sonic Boom Six. Plus Imperial Leisure, Zegema Beach and The Barebackers. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 4.30pm. Stara of Tomorrow: Stageskool. Presented by Bekims Stage Skool. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

HEADLEY: Village Hall. 6pm. Play in a Day for Children In Need: The Fleet Street Nativity. The perforamnce: for a paying audience. Come and support us! Organised by Headley Theatre Club.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2pm. Fagin’s Last Hour. Told from the point of view of Fagin the Miser. Adapted and performed by James Hyland. Admission £8. 7.30pm. A Christmas Carol. As told by Jacob Marley (Deceased). Adapted and performed by James Hyland. Admission £8. Joint ticket £10. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Frisky and Mannish: Extra-Curricular Activities. The have done the world tour, now they are in Winchester with their bestest bits. Admission: £15. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

MONDAY, NOV 19

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. (023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Entertainments Hall, Locksway Road, Milton. 7.30pm-10.15pm. Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence Dance. Dancing with Elaine Hardy. All welcome. BYO refreshments. Admission £3. (023) 9235 5388, 07732 968 236.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-12.45pm. Spiritual Healing Clinic. No appointment necessary. Admission free, a donation is gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-midday. New Age Kurling. Fun, plus exercise. All welcome. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stacey Community Centre, Walsall Road. 1pm-3pm. Over-55s Table Tennis. Non-competitive and open to all levels of ability. £2 per session. (023) 9261 7890.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Dazzle Exhibition. Featuring a spectacular display of art deco beaded dresses from the roaring twenties. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PETERSFIELD: Physic Garden Room, off High Street. 10am-4pm. PACS Potters’ Ceramics Exhibition. Over 100 items of pottery and sculpture. Free admission.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 10am-5pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. Local artists showcase their latest work.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West Street. 9.30am-5pm. Flynns’ Art Exhibition. Featuring recent works by Maureen and Terry Flynn. 0845 6035631, flynnspaintings.com.

GIGS

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. 8pm-11pm. Forest Folk. Featuring: Matt Gordon and Leonard Podolak. All welcome. Admission: £12. (023) 9226 4288, info@forestfolk.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Martyn Joseph. Acoustic. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 7pm-10pm. Open Mic/ Karaoke. Featuring and hosted by Matt McGowan. Everyone is welcome to simply turn up and perform a few songs.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 7.30pm for 8pm. Ukulele Beginners Group. Come and join in. Tuning and warm-up starts at 7.30pm. (023) 9275 2488.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Scholars. Plus: The Holiday Plan and Forest Floors. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Charles Dickens’ The Haunting. Starring David Robb and James Roach. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: The Link (formerly Uncle Tom’s Cabin), Havant Road. 2pm-4pm. Annual General Meeting ... of the Portsdown U3A. All welcome. Admission: £2. (023) 9237 8785, 9237 4044.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Room, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm-9pm. Sound and Vibration Research. An interactive talk by S Dorney from Southampton University. Organised by the Science Discovery Group. All welcome. Admission: £2. (01243) 373848.

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court. 1.30pm-3.30pm. History of Eastleigh Airport. A talk by Eric Reed, organised by the Castle View WI. Visitors welcome. (023) 9238 9443.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Bridge Centre, Fratton Road. 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. 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.

SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. 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.