What’s on for Thursday September 19, 2013

Victor Ariat

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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 19

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Organ Concert. Featuring Gary Desmond (Bath Abbey). Admission £3, concs. Light refreshments available. (023) 9282 1164.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 7.30pm. Royal Marine School of Music Concert. The start of their 2013/14 season of concerts at St Mary’s. (023) 9282 2990.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Evening Clinic. Admission £5 per session. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

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: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. Midday. Charity Lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch – the money raised will be used to support a charity.

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.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 9.30am-5pm. Fareham Art Group 63rd Annual Exhibition. New art work by local artists and a joint project reflecting the work of Paul Cezanne.

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. 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 Lone Ranger (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by Gore Verbinski. Starring: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer and William Fichtner. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Blackfish (15); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite. Starring: Samantha Berg, Dave Duffus and Dean Gomersall. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Lucky Bar, 223, Kingston Road (PO2 7EG). 9pm. Mitchell (solo singer).

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Eliza Doe, 7.30pm; Alfie Horne, 8pm; Tuci, 8.30pm; We Are Farmerlee, 9pm; Simonne & The Dark Stars, 9.30pm; Stayawakes, 10.15pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 10.45pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Oxfam Music Fundraiser. Admission £3. (023) 8022 5612.

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

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £24.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £16-£37, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. Presented by Fareham Musical Society. Admission £12-£14, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Rough Justice. Courtroom drama by Terence Frisby, starring Tom Conti. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. John Osborne’s Look Back In Anger. Presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Carnaby Street. New musical set against the backdrop of London’s West End in the 60s. Admission: £17.50-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

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. 10.30am, 1.30pm. Children’s Theatre: Room on the Broom. A magical musical delight for children aged three plus and their families. Admission £12, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm-8.45pm. An African Adventure: Northern Rhodesia 1957-1960. Bob Whiteley takes you on an illustrated journey from the Victoria Falls to the Gwembe Valley carved out by the Zambezi River. Admission £3, concs. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 7pm. Third Thursday Talk: Midget Submarine Commander – The Life of Godfrey Place VC. Talk by author Paul Watkins. Admission £10. (023) 9251 0354 ext 244 to book.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. Sir Terence Conran: Talking Design. Sir Terence’s reflections on his profession and career. Admission free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

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 20

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-1am. Peforate presents Guesky Final Classic (Techno) Ian Void. Admission £4. (023) 9229 6352.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda &W Sounds. Admission: £3. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

LEE-ON-THE SOLENT: St Faith’s Church, Victoria Square. 11am-5pm. Flower Festival. Celebrating the church’s 80th anniversary. Includes craft stalls and refreshments. (023) 9255 6748 or (01329) 662125.

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: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Spin and Chat. Bring your spinning wheel or spindle to this new group. Entry costs £1 per person.

WARSASH: St Mary’s Church, Church Road. 10.30am-4pm. Flower Festival. Hosted by Warsash Flower Club in its golden anniversary year. Free admission, donations welcome in aid of church funds. (01489) 574879.

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.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 9.30am-5pm. Fareham Art Group 63rd Annual Exhibition. New art work by local artists and a joint project reflecting the work of Paul Cezanne.

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. 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 Lone Ranger (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by Gore Verbinski. Starring: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer and William Fichtner. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Act of Killing (Director’s Cut) (15); 7pm. Denmark/UK/ Norway, 2012. Subtitles. Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer. Starring: Haji Anif, Syamsul Arifin and Safit Pardede. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pallant Suite, South Pallant. 6.30pm doors for 7.45pm-10.15pm. Chichester Jazz Club. Featuring The Chris Walker Swingtet. All welcome. Admission £9. (01243) 776001/380910, chichesterjazzclub.co.uk.

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

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Josienne Clark and Ben Walker. Support from Aimée, young singer/songwriter/guitarist from Liphook. Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £12. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring Bad Influence. All welcome. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

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

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Mad, Bad and Dangeous.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Forever Can Wait. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. Scarlet Park. Five-piece party band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Proclaimers. Admission £24.50. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: Lawrence Arms, Lawrence Road. 8pm. Arrows Karaoke.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. The Business. Pop/rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. Trivial Pursuits. Comedy by Frank Vickery, presented by the Phoenix Players. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £24.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7pm. 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.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. Presented by Fareham Musical Society. Admission £12-£14, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Rough Justice. Courtroom drama by Terence Frisby, starring Tom Conti. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. John Osborne’s Look Back In Anger. Presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Carnaby Street. New musical set against the backdrop of London’s West End in the 60s. Admission: £17.50-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.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.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Puccini’s Tosca. Presented by OperaUpClose. Admission £19, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). 7.30pm. Invasive Plants in the New Forest. Talk by Catherine Chatters, organised by the Hampshire and IoW Wildlife Trust, Gosport Branch. All welcome. Admission £2.50, concs.

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.