A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire.
SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 9pm-2am. The Wolf Cub Club. (023) 9286 3911.
FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Andi Osho: All the Single Ladies. Admission £15, concs. (01243) 372351.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Jongleurs Comedy Club. Admission £12. (023) 9282 8282.
DENMEAD: All Saints Church car park, Hambledon Road. 9am-midday. Focus4 Car Boot Sale. Bookings: (023) 9225 2507.
HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Evening cycle ride to Royal Oak, Langstone. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Over 60s Friendship Club. With lots of different activities each week. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.
PORTSMOUTH: Village Hall, Milton Road. 11am. Zumba Fitness. A six-week course is £18. 07582 370 900.
PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road. Taster Workshop. Card making, 10am-midday. Admission £5 session. (023) 9262 1860, learnportsmouth.ac.uk.
WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 9.30am-11.30am. St George’s Market. Eggs and home made preserves, honey. cards, jewellery, wood craft, craft, cakes, and plants. Coffee and tea available. (023) 9226 4583, stgeorgesnews.org.
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.
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.
CHICHESTER: The Venue, Spur Road (PO19 8PR). 7.30pm. Chichester Country Music Club Irish Concert. Featuring: Susan McCann. Admission: £10. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.
PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Cortez, 7.30pm; Sam Cutbush, 8pm; Chloe Lockyer, 8.30pm; Harriett Terrill and Lee Coneley, 9pm; The Elvis Belt, 9.30pm-10pm; Aviv, 10.15pm; A Work of Indie, 10.45pm; Stevie D, 11.15pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-late. Milk. Student night. House, dub step plus drum n bass. Admission free before 8pm. (023) 9221 0437.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.
SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Cash Collection. A tribute to Johnny Cash. Followed by The Wolf Cub Club till 2am. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Showcase 12: The Final. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.
CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.15pm, 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Admission: £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
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.
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. 7pm. Bloom. A play about 100 years of garden history, presented by Forest Forge. Admission £11, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. Stomp. Now in its 20th year and with brand new routines, new choreography and new music. Admission: £15-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.
WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1.30pm, 8pm. A Government Inspector. Presented by Northern Broadsides. With a post-show Q&A (free, but places must be booked in advance). Admission: £20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
DRAYTON: Drayton Methodist Church Hall, Havant Road. 2pm. Time Out. Illustrated talk by Gill Homer. Organised by Cosham and District Floral Society. Refreshments available; visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9237 9868.
OLD PORTSMOUTH: Becket Hall, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 2.45pm. A Day in the Life of a Canine Partner. Presentation by Glenis Lawrenson, organised by the Portsmouth Cathedral Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (023) 9285 1177.
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. Lord Armstrong, will be talking about his long careeer in Whitehall. Refreshments available. stjohnscollege.co.uk.