What’s on for Thursday September 12, 2013

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

THURSDAY, SEPT 12

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Organ Concert. Featuring Jeffrey Williams (St Mary’s Church, Southampton). Admission £3, concs. Light refreshments available. (023) 9282 1164.

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club Function Room, Spur Road. 7.30pm for 8pm-11pm. Club-50 Disco. Golden oldies and disco classics. With Pete Travers. All welcome. Admission: £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958 or club-50.co.uk.

HAVANT: Leigh Park Community Centre, Dunsbury Way (PO9 5BG) 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission: £2.50, inc tea/biscuits. (023) 9307 7596, 07950 730 274.

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.50. (023) 9226 6177.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am-12.30pm. Heritage Open Days: Tour of Boathouse 6 (Action Stations). A details and informative two-hour (aprox) tour looking at the history of Boathouse 6. All tours are free but must be booked in advance. (023) 9289 3318 to book.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10.30am-4pm. The Teddy Bear Doctors. Bring your teddy bear along for free advice on identification, age or ‘clinical’ needs from local bear experts and restorers, Amanda and Julie from Bear It In Mind. Some treatments such as eye replacements and claw stitching will be available for a small charge on the day. Free estimates for more complex repairs and restoration at the studio workshop in Beaulieu. Demonstrations of traditional bear making techniques throughout the day. Admission free. Small charge for repairs carried out on the day. No need to book. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Group for the over 55s. Different activity each week from speakers, quizzes, bingo, seated exercises, plus a time to socialise and make new friends. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: Historic Dockyard. 10.30am-3pm. Heritage Open Days: Beyond the Walls of Portsmouth Naval Base. Take a vintage bus tour, every half-hour, beyond the walls of the naval base, see the modern Royal Navy at work. All tours are free but must be booked in advance. (023) 9283 9766 option three, to book.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Heat (15); 8pm. Directed by Paul Feig. Starring: Sandra Bullock, Michael McDonald and Melissa McCarthy. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Looking for Hortense (12A); 7pm. France, 2013. Subtitled. Directed by Pascal Bonitzer. Starring: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Kristin Scott Thomas and Isabelle Carré. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

EASTLEIGH: Concorde Club, Stoneham Lane. 8pm. Jem Cooke, support from Linvoy Primus and saxophonist Rob (Master-Blaster) Richardson. Admission £7.50.. (023) 8061 3989.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Hey Moonshaker. Beatbox blues. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Lucky Bar, 223, Kingston Road (PO2 7EG). 9pm. Monkey Butlers.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Jade Kelly, 7pm; Grizzly, 7.30pm; Andy Comley, 8pm; Yellow Hay, 8.30pm; Nomura, 9pm; Komaro, 9.30pm; Davy’s Grip, 10.15pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 10.45pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Southsea’s Got Talent: Semi-Final Two (023) 9229 5195.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht. Starring Henry Goodman as Arturo Ui. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £15-£34, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: The Riverside Theatre, Chichester College of Arts & Technology, Westgate Fields (PO19 1SB). 7.30pm. Company. A musical by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth, presented by CCADS. (01243) 786321 ext 2075, ccads-theatre.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado. Presented by Opera della Luna. Admission: £19.50-£23.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Fiddler on the Roof. Starring Paul Michael Glaser as Teyve. Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Othello. Presented by the Icarus Theatre Collective. Admission £13.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The Miser. Classic farce by Moliere. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Calendar Girls. Community drama presented by West Meon Theatre. Admission £12.50. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: Catisfield Memorial Hall, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 7.30pm. How to Establish a Working Smallholding with Nil Experience. Talk by Maggie Haynes, organised by the Catisfield & District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (01329) 312269 or catisfield.com/CHS.

FAREHAM: Wallington VillageHall, Broadcut. 7.15pm-9.30pm. Tracking That Elusive Ancestor. Talk by Colin Chapman, organised by the Hampshire Genealogical Society Fareham Group. Visitors and new members welcome. hgs-familyhistory.com/groups/fareham.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet Elmore Car Park, Marine Parade East. 10am. Learn About Lee’s Historic Waterfront. Join this walk and talk, led by Anthony Stutchbury. Route is along Lee Promenade to the old swimming pool site, returning to Elmore Car Park. (023) 9217 8795, 9258 2875, leeresidents.org.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Becket Hall, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 2.45pm. Patagonia and Beyond: Travels in South America. Talk by Barbara Marie Weir, organised by the Portsmouth Cathedral Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (023) 9285 1177.

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.

FRIDAY, SEPT 13

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30pm. Total Barnage vs Strictly Come Raving. Hard core/hard dance. Resident DJs. Dress theme Hawaiian Zombies. Admission free before 8pm, £2 after. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2.30pm. It’s A Sin Room 2: Thunderdome. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-2.30am. It’s A Sin. With resident DJs Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Mark Thomas: 100 Acts of Minor Dissent. Subversive, funny, and probably legal ... Admission £14, concs. (01329) 223100.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.45pm. The Hypnotic Humour Show. Enjoy an evening with John Patrick. Admission £10. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Ian Cognito, Dave Twentyman and guest. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road, 7.45pm. Gordon Egerton (clarinet) and Margaret Lloyd (piano) in concert. Concert lasts about an hour. Light refreshments served afterwards. Retiring collection.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: New Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom, sequence, old tyme and more. Dance the afternoon away. Refreshments available. Admission £2.50. (023) 9278 9124.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 4pm-6pm. Celebrate Roald Dahl Day! Pop in after school for fun activities linked to Roald Dahl’s famous stories. Admission free. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am-12.30pm. Heritage Open Days: Tour of Boathouse 6 (Action Stations). A details and informative two-hour (aprox) tour looking at the history of Boathouse 6. All tours are free but must be booked in advance. (023) 9289 3318 to book.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Faulty Towers Murder Mystery. Brasil! There’s a dead body in my soup! Admission: £22 (inc two-course meal). (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Historic Dockyard. 10.30am-3pm. Heritage Open Days: Beyond the Walls of Portsmouth Naval Base. Take a vintage bus tour, every half-hour, beyond the walls of the naval base, see the modern Royal Navy at work. All tours are free but must be booked in advance. (023) 9283 9766 option three, to book.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Red 2 (12A); 8pm. Directed by Dean Parisot. Starring: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren and John Malkovich. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Wadjda (PG); 7pm. Saudi Arabia, 2012. Subtitled. Directed by Haifaa Al Mansour. Starring: Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed and Abdullrahman Al Gohani. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. The Steve Howe Trio. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

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

PURBROOK: Centurion, Crookhorn Lane, Crookhorn. 8.30pm. Velvet Imagination. Soul, funk, blues, jazz.

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

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Vince Hilaire’s Classic Soul Night. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Kitsch n D’Or Restaurant, 37, Eldon Street. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Sweet ’n’ Hot. Jazz duo (vocal and piano). (023) 9286 1519.

SOUTHSEA: The Festing, 1a, Festing Road. 9pm. Helter Skelter. Playing rock hits.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. The Power of Three. Tasty blues band. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. The Geckos. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht. Starring Henry Goodman as Arturo Ui. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £15-£34, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: The Riverside Theatre, Chichester College of Arts & Technology, Westgate Fields (PO19 1SB). 7.30pm. Company. A musical by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth, presented by CCADS. (01243) 786321 ext 2075, ccads-theatre.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado. Presented by Opera della Luna. Admission: £19.50-£23.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The Miser. Classic farce by Moliere. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Fiddler on the Roof. Starring Paul Michael Glaser as Teyve. Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am, 7.30pm. Othello. Presented by the Icarus Theatre Collective. Admission £13.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Calendar Girls. Community drama presented by West Meon Theatre. Admission £14. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet Elmore Car Park, Marine Parade East. 10am. Learn About Lee’s Historic Waterfront. Join this walk and talk, led by Anthony Stutchbury. Route is along Lee Promenade to the old swimming pool site, returning to Elmore Car Park. (023) 9217 8795, 9258 2875, leeresidents.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.