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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Milk Student Night. Featuring: house, dub step, dnd, classics. (023) 9221 0437.

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Peacock and Gamble: Don’t Even Want To Be On Telly Anyway. With Ray and Ed. Admission £8. (01329) 223100.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Winchester Comedy Festival. Featuring Stewart Francis: Outstanding in His Field. Admission: £19.50. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

CONCERTS

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Music Room, Stansted House. 7.30pm. Music For Awhile. An evening of songs and piano performed by Veronica Williams (soprano), Colin Adams (bass baritone) and Christopher Hyson (piano). Admission £8 (inc interval drink and canapés). (023) 9241 2265, stanstedpark.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Live! Featuring Thomas Jordan, Portsmouth Cathedral (voice). Admission: £2.50, concs. (023) 9282 3399.

EVENTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. 1pm. National Poetry Day Picnic. Join us on National Poetry Day to share a poem over your sandwiches in our garden. The theme this year is stars. Tea and coffee available. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 1.30pm-3pm. The 50+ A Must Club. Social group for men and women, for social time, quizzes, raffles, speakers and trips. Just pop along for a warm welcome every Thursday.

PORTSMOUTH: Anchorage Lodge, Sywell Crescent, Anchorage Park. 9.30am-11.30am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Club for the over 55s. With lots of different activities each week. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: St Francis Church Hall, Northern Parade, Hilsea. 2pm-4pm. The Cosy Club. Social group for men and women over 60, for social time, quizzes, raffles, speakers and trips. Just pop along for a warm welcome every Thursday.

SOUTH HARTING: Uppark House. 12.30pm-4.30pm. A Closer Look. Your chance to get a little closer to objects in the house and more detail. (01730) 825415.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. Exhibition of Recent Works. A variety of recent works by local artist Joan Mullins. (01730) 260756.

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.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Kerrie Alger, 7pm; White Wolf’s Wondering, 7.30pm; Russ Diapper’s Runaway Train, 8pm; The Beth Oliver Band, 8.30pm; Emiliyah and the Mighty Z All Stars, 9.30pm-10.30pm; Ben Farrant, 10.45pm, Silhouettes, 11.15pm-midnight. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: NBE CSA Club (Dockyard Club), Onslow Road. 8pm-11pm. The Bullfrog Blues Club. Featuring Kat and Co (USA/London).

SOUTHSEA: The Florence, Florence Road. 8pm-11pm. Tongues and Grooves, celebrating National Poetry Day. Featuring Martina Evans. Music with Bernard MacDonagh and friends. Admission £3/£4. 07775 244 573, tongues-and-grooves.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. While She Sleeps. Plus special guests: Bleed From Within; Crossfaith and Polar. Admission £11. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. The Karpenters. Admission: 2pm show, £14.50; 7.30pm show, £16.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 7pm. Bolshoi Ballet: La Sylphide. Admission £15, concs. (01252) 745444.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. The Handyman. Play by Ronald Harwood. Starring Timothy West, Caroline Langrishe, Adrian Lukis and Carolyn Backhouse. Admission: £17-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Cripple of Inishmaan. Award-winning HumDrum return with Martin McDonagh’s bitter-sweet 1996 play. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stacey Community Centre. Walsall Road, Copnor. 7pm. Bloom. A play about 100 years of garden history, presented by Forest Forge. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9261 7890, newtheatreroyal.com.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. 42nd Street. Musical starring Dave Willetts and Marti Webb. Admission: £17.50-£34.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Grease ... is the word. Starring Danny Bayne, Carina Gillespie and Russell Grant. Admission £20-£32.50. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 7.30pm. Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem. Written by Nick Scovell, Based on the original story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 0845 293 9350.

WALKS & TALKS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Centre, South Street. 7.45pm. CTC Portsmouth Club Night: Windmills, Battlefields, Cemeteries and Killer Toilets. Neil, Roger, Alison and Jan (the Fantastic Four) will talk about their ride from the Hook to Caen. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm-8.30pm. Secrets of Paris. Illustrated talk by former tour guide June Imber. Admission £3, concs. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Lord Mayor’s Banqueting Room, The Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. The Armchair Traveller. A big screen video journey featuring classical Prague, Seattle to San Diego, A Taste of New Zealand and Holidaying Hong Kong Style. In aid of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal and the Rainbow Centre! Admission: £6.50. Tickets from Guildhall Reception.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue. 2pm. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.

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.

SOUTHSEA: meet Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.

SOUTHSEA: St John’s College Auditorium, Grove Road South. 7pm for 7.30pm. St John’s College Politics Society meeting. The MP for Fareham and financial secretary to the treasury, Mark Hoban, will be guest speaker. Refreshments available. stjohnscollege.co.uk.

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, OCTOBER 5

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Fever. Featuring: Dnb, Taxman and MC Shabba. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Thunderdome. (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

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 8pm. Paul Zerdin: Puppet Master. Admission 15, concs. (01252) 745444.

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Tonight’s line up includes David Ward, Trevor Cook, Robert White and Geoff Boyz. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Joe Bor and Vikki Stone plus a special guest. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. Winchester Comedy Festival. Featuring Jeremy Hardy at 7.30pm, admission £15 (unwaged £6). Also Cardinal Burns at 10.45pm, admission £12, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: The Planets. Programme: Mozart’s Symphony No 41 ‘Jupiter’; and Holst, The Planets. Conductor: Kirill Karabits. Soloists: Bournemouth Symphony Chorus Ladies. Free pre-concert talk, 6.40pm. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

EVENTS

COSHAM: The Link (formerly Uncle Tom’s Cabin), Havant Road. 2.15pm-4pm. Portsdown U3A Free Open Afternoon. Open doors to new horizons. Learn interesting pastiems and enjoy good company. All welcome. Refreshments available.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Island Community Centre, Hayling Park (off Station Road), West Town. 6.30pm-11pm. The 2012 Ale-ing Fest Beer Festival. Over 25 beers and ciders. Entertainment from: The Velvet Lips. Admission: £7.50 in advance £9 on door. ale-ingfest.co.uk.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 8pm. Medieval Murder Mystery. Take your seat at your own Round Table and test your detective skills to solve a murder. Admission £18.50 (inc two-course meal). Fancy dress available to hire. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.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, homewares, gifts and more.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. Exhibition of Recent Works. A variety of recent works by local artist Joan Mullins. (01730) 260756.

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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Shadow Dancer (15); 7pm. UK and Ireland 2012. Directed by James Marsh. Starring: Aidan Gillen, Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough and Gillian Anderson. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pallant Suite, South Pallant. 6.30pm doors for 7.45pm-10.15pm. Chichester Jazz Club. Featuring: Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion Jazz Quintet. Admission £11. Info: (01243) 781466. Tickets: (01243) 775888, chichesterjazzclub.co.uk.

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

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

FINCHDEAN: The George. 9pm. Stu Simpson. Lead singer with Stone Free. (023) 9241 2257.

GOSPORT: New Inn, Mayles Road. 8.30pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 8pm. Empirical. Jazz. Admission: £12, concs. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Cassie Taylor and The Soul Cavalry (featuring Jack Moore). Blues, soul. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fort Cumberland, Eastney Road. 8pm. Arrows Karaoke.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Four and a Half Men, 8.30pm; The Racketeers, 9.30pm; Mark Ballard (DJ set), 11pm-late.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm-1am. Non-stop 80s-90s Music. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Jean Genie. Admission: £10 advance, £12 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8.30pm. The Jack Daniels Band.

SOUTHSEA: Cabmans Rest, Plymouth Street. The Life of Riley. Irish band.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Big Brother Soul and The FLIKS. Plus the Soultime DJs. (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. 9pm. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7pm. Synchronize Watches. Presented by Synchornize Dance. Admission £5. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Richard Street of The Temptations. Admission £22.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. The Handyman. Play by Ronald Harwood. Starring Timothy West, Caroline Langrishe, Adrian Lukis and Carolyn Backhouse. Admission: £17-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Cripple of Inishmaan. Award-winning HumDrum return with Martin McDonagh’s bitter-sweet 1996 play. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stacey Community Centre. Walsall Road, Copnor. 7pm. Bloom. A play about 100 years of garden history, presented by Forest Forge. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9261 7890, newtheatreroyal.com.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. 42nd Street. Musical starring Dave Willetts and Marti Webb. Admission: £17.50-£34.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 5.30pm, 8.30pm. Grease ... is the word. Starring Danny Bayne, Carina Gillespie and Russell Grant. Admission £20-£32.50. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 7.30pm. Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem. Written by Nick Scovell, Based on the original story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 0845 293 9350.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre Theatre, Stubbington Lane. 7.30pm. A Grimm Night for Hans Christian Anderson. A musical play by Sue Gordon presented by Gosport Musical Theatre Productions Junior Section. (01329) 665075.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Great Expectations. A wonderful evening’s entertainment for all the family to celebrate Charles Dickens 200th anniversary year. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 7.45pm. From Eastbourne to Winchester. Illustrated talk by Clive Wilkin, organised by the Solent Omnibus Club. Visitors and new members welcome. (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 Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Resonance and Triskle. Featuring: Tech, house and breaks. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Funkt*If*Ino. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Tonight’s line up includes David Ward, Trevor Cook, Robert White and Geoff Boyz. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Winchester Comedy Festival Gala Show. Featuring Isy Suttie, Doc Brown and Gareth Richards. Hosted by Comedian Tim Price. Admission £16. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

CONCERTS

DENMEAD: All Saints Church, Hambledon Road. 7.30pm. Concert by the International Harp Ensemble. Music from 33 harpists of all ages, with a repertoire that includes Celtic, traditional, classical and popular music. Admission £8. (023) 9226 8565, 922 1674.

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green. 7.30pm (rehearsals 2pm). Come and Sing Handel. Excerpts accompanied by the newly-restored Handel organ, in aid of Hampshire and the Islands Historic Churches’ Trust. Tickets: (01794) 268427, hihct.org.uk, holytrinitygosport.co.uk.

EASTLEIGH: The Point, Leigh Road. 8pm. The Eden Stell Duo. Presented by the Southampton Classical Guitar Society. Vsiitors and new members welcome. Admission £12, concs. (023) 8065 2333, thepointeastleigh.co.uk, scgs-guitar.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Light Orchestra Autumn Concert. A varied programme, including works by Chopin and Massenet, plus a selection of music from Carmen and Fiddler on the Roof. Admission £5, concs. (023) 9237 1135.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 8pm. Hampshire Songs – Portsmouth Songs. Traditional songs performed by The Portsmouth Shantymen and Tim Radford. Admission £7.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

DANCING

RAKE: Village Hall. 7.45pm-11pm. Liss Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £4. (01730) 892570.

EVENTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. Book Launch and Signing Session. Jane Austen’s Guide to Modern Life’s Dilemmas will be launched this afternoon. Telephone to reserve a place and order a signed copy of the book. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital. 11am-3pm. Hospital Open Day. Lots of tours behind the scenes available to one and all.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path. 10am-1pm. Emsworth Crafts. A group of designer/makers living in Hampshire and West Sussex offer a wide variety of goods for sale. Refreshments available. emsworthcrafts.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. County Darts: Hampshire v Derbyshire.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 10.30am-4pm. Ferneham Hall Open Day. Backstage tours, stalls and displays, live music, entertainment and giveaways. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 9am-2pm. Farmers’ Market. Sample before you buy from the people who actually produce, and taste the difference in quality whilst supporting your local farming and rural community. Deeds of Arms Hampshire perform historical re-enactment.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 9am-4pm. Maltings’ Monthly Market. Around 200 stalls to browse. Admission 50p. (01252) 745444.

GOSPORT: meet Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower Coffee Shop, Priddys Hard. 1pm. New Ramparts Tour. A tour of the Ramparts with local historian Terry Hinkley. Not suitable for under-12s. Sensible footwear must be worn.

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

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Cycle ride to Bishop’s Waltham and Dundridge. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Island Community Centre, Hayling Park (off Station Road), West Town. Midday-4.30pm. The 2012 Ale-ing Fest Beer Festival Afternoon Session. Over 25 beers and ciders. Admission: £4 in advance £5 on door. 6.30pm-11pm. The 2012 Ale-ing Fest Beer Festival Evening Session. Over 25 beers and ciders. Entertainment from: The Trevor John Band. Admission: £7.50 in advance £9 on door. ale-ingfest.co.uk.

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 10am-5pm. Art in the Past. See and try a variety of ways of producing art as our ancestors would have done. Experiment with different materials, art styles and methods. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

LOVEDEAN: Village Hall, Lovedean Lane. 2pm-3.30pm. Nearly New Sale. Children’s clothes, toys and equipment, from birth to eight years. In aid of Horndean Hoppers Pre-School. 07920 485 646.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Victory Gallery, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. Midday-4.30pm. Multicultural Day. Discover more about the Royal Navy’s links to different countries around the world.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 10.30am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, chat, cakes and a chance to raise funds.

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. 1pm-4.15pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Fareham Art Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. Exhibition of Recent Works. A variety of recent works by local artist Joan Mullins. (01730) 260756.

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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Imposter (15); 7pm. USA 2012. Directed by Bart Layton. Starring: Adam O Brian, Frederic Bourdin and Carey Gibson. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club Lounge. Martin David.

FAREHAM: The Limes, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 7.30pm doors for 8pm. The Village Folk Club. Featuring a comedy songs singaround. Admission: £1 minimum donation. (01329) 512106.

PORTSMOUTH: Alexandra Bowls Club, Northern Parade. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Brewers Arms, Milton Road. Stolen.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Becky Jerams and friends. Acoustic pop. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. Leonna.

PORTSMOUTH: Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Milton. 8.30pm. Just Gary.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 7pm-11pm. Mojo Dollar.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Power of Three. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROGATE: Village Hall, North Street. 7pm doors for 8pm. Dave Whitmore. Presented by Oakgate CMC. (01730) 892498.

SOUTHSEA: Cabmans Rest, Plymouth Street. Dicey Riley. Irish duo.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. The Delicate Sound of Floyd. Tribute. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Free Beer and Naked Women. Rock/pop band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. The Handyman. Play by Ronald Harwood. Starring Timothy West, Caroline Langrishe, Adrian Lukis and Carolyn Backhouse. Admission: £17-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Cripple of Inishmaan. Award-winning HumDrum return with Martin McDonagh’s bitter-sweet 1996 play. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. The Living Spirits. Featuring Colin Fry and Derek Acorah. Admission £19.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stacey Community Centre. Walsall Road, Copnor. 2pm, 7pm. Bloom. A play about 100 years of garden history, presented by Forest Forge. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9261 7890, newtheatreroyal.com.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. 42nd Street. Musical starring Dave Willetts and Marti Webb. Admission: £17.50-£34.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 5pm, 8.30pm. Grease ... is the word. Starring Danny Bayne, Carina Gillespie and Russell Grant. Admission £20-£32.50. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 7.30pm. Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem. Written by Nick Scovell, Based on the original story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 0845 293 9350.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre Theatre, Stubbington Lane. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. A Grimm Night for Hans Christian Anderson. A musical play by Sue Gordon presented by Gosport Musical Theatre Productions Junior Section. (01329) 665075.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Great Expectations. A wonderful evening’s entertainment for all the family to celebrate Charles Dickens 200th anniversary year. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

BURITON POND: meet GR SU740200). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A seven-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.25am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

COMEDY

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.40pm. Winchester Comedy Festival. Featuring Jason Byrne: People’s Puppeteer. Admission £18.50. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green. 3.30pm. Afternoon Concert. Featuring the Ladies of Solent Sound and the Portsea Singers. Admission free, retiring collection. Refreshments avaialble.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 3pm. Milton Glee Club Autumn Concert. Featuring the Band of the Hampshire Constabulary, in a fundraising concert for the Hakmpshire and IoW Air Ambulance. Admission £7.50-£12.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

EVENTS

COSHAM: meet outside Cosham Library, Spur Road. 9.30am. Cycle ride to New Alresford, Chalton and Petersfield. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. County Darts: Hampshire v Derbyshire.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club Lounge. Bingo followed by Quiz.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Tilford. 8am-midday. Car Boot Sale. Entrance to the car boot sale is free to buyers. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 10.30am. Tandem cycle ride to Rowlands Castle and Trotton Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. (01243) 466556, ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 10am-5pm. Art in the Past. See and try a variety of ways of producing art as our ancestors would have done. Experiment with different materials, art styles and methods. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Market Square. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

PORT SOLENT: Boardwalk. 11am-5pm. Port Solent Sunday Shopping Market. Home and leisure shoppijng market with a mixture of quality home wares, ornaments, sewn products, cake stalls, children’s books, wood products, jewellery and a wide selection of gifts.

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and battery-powered locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p for two laps. portsmouthmes.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 6.30pm. St Faith’s Patronal Mass. A celebration of the life of the Church of St Faith’s and the community it serves. The service will be followed by refreshments and a chance to meet old friends and to make new ones.

SOUTH HARTING: Uppark House. 12.30pm-4.30pm. A Closer Look. Your chance to get a little closer to objects in the house and more detail. (01730) 825415.

WINCHESTER: Cathedral. 9am-3pm. Cathedral Harvest Festival/ Hampshire Farmers’ Market.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4.15pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by a group named Aspire in various media and genre. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

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.

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.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Bull’s Head, 99, Fishbourne Road, Fishbourne. 8.15pm-11pm. Milton James Duo and Friends. Traditional jazz band. (01243) 839895.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 7.30pm. Kit Holmes in Concert. Starring Anna Netrebko and Matthew Polenzani. Admission £10 in advance, £12 on door. (01252) 745444.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Phoenix, Torrington Road, Copnor. Belle and the Beaus.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 7.30pm doors. Sound of the C. The finest up and coming band from Southampton and beyond. Could be the next big thing! Admission: £6 advance, £7 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 12.30pm. Andy Broad’s Blues Jam Session. Followed at 8.30pm by Sunday Chill Out with Helene!

SOUTHSEA: Cabmans Rest, Plymouth Street. Jimmy Ryan. Original vinyl DJ, playing 60s, 70s and 80s.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Prolong The Agony. Plus: Seasons In Wreckage; I Am Freddie Mays; Where’s The Addiction?; and Hades. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. The Freestyle Funk Collective. An eight-piece funk band. (023) 9229 5195.

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

SOUTHSEA: Marmion Tavern, Marmion Road. 5pm-8pm. Greg Valentine.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 1pm. Milkshake! Live Tour! Starring Milkshake presenter Amy and some of your favourite characters. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 1pm. Lunchtime Concert. With Churcher’s College. Admission free, retiring collection.

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

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club, Spur Road. 7.30pm. Cosham Phoenix Social Club. For anyone over 60. Music with DJ, and other varied events. New members welcome. (023) 9269 1740 or 9237 0030.

COSHAM: Medina School, Medina Road. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

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: St Cuthbert’s Church Centre, Hayling Avenue, Copnor. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

SOUTH HARTING: Uppark House. 12.30pm-4.30pm. A Closer Look. Your chance to get a little closer to objects in the house and more detail. (01730) 825415.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by a group named Aspire in various media and genre. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Executive Suite, Inn Lodge, Burrfields Road. 8pm. Portsmouth Jazz Club. Featuring The Horace Silver Tribute Band. (023) 9225 5806, 9229 8161, portsmouthjazz.com.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Between the Buried and Me. Plus Periphery. Admission: £13 advance, £15 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Joan Armatrading. Plus special guest Chris Wood. Admission £29.50. (023) 9282 8282.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Great Expectations. A wonderful evening’s entertainment for all the family to celebrate Charles Dickens 200th anniversary year. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church Hall, West Street. 7.30pm. Cyprus Revisited. Illustrated talk by professional wildlife photographer John Combes, organised by the Fareham Group of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. Non-members welcome. Admission £2. (01329) 287653.

HAVANT: Langstone Conservative Club, Emsworth Road. 10.30am. Cancerwise Courses. Talk, organised by the Havant Complementary Health Group. All welcome. Admission: £3. (023) 9307 9413.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 2.30pm-4pm. An Introduction to Opera with Puccini. Illustrated talk by Gowan Hewlett, organised by the Petersfield U3A. Which will be preceded by the annual general meeting. Visitors and new members welcome.

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.

SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Eastney Seafront Walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney, returning via Eastern Parade. 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.