What’s On for Thursday September 6, 2012

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

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 11.30am-1pm. Theatre Organ Concert with John Wadley. (01329) 310592.

EVENTS

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Village Hall, Milton Road. 11am. Zumba Fitness. A six-week course is £18. 07582 370 900.

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.

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.

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: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower Conference Hall, Priddys Hard. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lee-the-Solent Art Group.

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.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

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: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Road (PO5 4LP). 7pm. Short Cut 2012. Showcasing the best local short films. Admission £3. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 8.15pm-10.15pm. Cellar Bar Blues. Featuring: The Liam Tarpey Band. (01252) 745444.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Glen Malo, 7pm; Rowland ‘Miggy’ Middleton, 7.30pm; Kerrie Alger, 8pm; Isabelle Midamegbe, 8.30pm; Coockoo, 9pm; The Gentlemen of Sorrow, 9.30pm-10pm; Hvvy Jeli, 10.15pm-midnight. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Music Room Acoustic Showcase Grand Final. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

HERITAGE EVENTS

GOSPORT: Court Barn Conservative Club, Broom Way (PO13 9NZ). 10am, 1pm, 3pm. Guided Tours. Fine Grade II listed former farmhouse. To book call (023) 9255 0448; 9255 0056.

GOSPORT: Crescent Gardens, Crescent Road (PO12 2DH). 11am, 2pm, 4pm. Tour of Crescent Gardens. A re-created Regency garden, part of the architect Thomas Owen’s grand design. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way (PO12 4DS). 11.30am-1pm. Avoid the Rush at Fort Brockhurst. Use a quieter visiting time to enjoy a wander round this massive Victorian fort. Also meet the curator and hear her talk about the treasure trove within. No booking required. Info: (023) 9258 1059.

GOSPORT: Gosport Borough Town Hall, High Street. 6.30pm-8pm. Town Hall Treasures. View rarely-seen items and hear their stories. To book call (023) 9254 5307.

GOSPORT: Haslar Marina (PO12 1NU). 11am. Tour of Haslar Marina Lightship. The best preserved fully seaworthy lightship in the country. Explore from stem to stern and learn about the hard life on board. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: meet G’s Wine Bar, Weevil Lane (PO12 1FX). 1pm. Tour of Clarence Yard. Learn about rioting drovers, press gangs and pest control, etc. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Report Centre, The Avenue (PO12 2JU). 2pm. WW2 Bunker. View this ARP bunker, recently converted by the Historical Diving Society into a reference library and museum store. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Royal Navy Haslar Cemetery, Clayhall Road (PO12 2BB). 1pm. Tour of Royal Navy Haslar Cemetery. A tour with historical and botanical insights into the cemerery. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: St Mark’s Churchyard, Crescent Road (PO12 2DH). 10am. Tour of St Mark’s Churchyard. Hear about the people buried here (Walpole, Jellicoe and Broderick to name just a few) and their contribution to Gosport and beyond. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Church, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). Midday-3.30pm. Church Tour. Tours of this historic church every half-hour. No booking required. Info: (023) 9258 0551.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 2pm. Portsmouth Guildhall Guided Tour. Discover hidden rooms and treasures at this precious historical site usually restricted to the public and prepare to be amazed. Admission free. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 10am, 11am, midday, 2pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Tours. Costumed actors will take you on a tour throughout the theatre (including backstage). (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SWANWICK: Bursledon Brickworks, Swanwick Lane. 10am-4pm. Heritage Open Day. Museum, quilts, art, crafts and more. (01489) 576248, bursledonbrickworks.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am, 1pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Theatre Tours 2012. Booking is advised since each group is limited. Children must be accompanied. (023) 9282 8282.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Absurd Person Singular. Comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 7pm. National Theatre Life: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Simon Stephens; adaptation of the best-selling novel by Mark Haddon’s. Admission £10. (01252) 745444.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Comedy written and directed by Jim Cartwright. Starring Beverley Callard, Ray Quinn, Joe McGann, Duggie Brown and Jess Robinson. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Out of Focus. Comedy by Peter Gordon, presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. For the Love of Undine. Starring: Belinda Evans, Alistair Merry, Adrian Green, Melanie Lodge, Ian Jervis and Ian Wilson-Pope. Admission £10. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Noel Coward’s Private Lives. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Cabaret. Come to the Cabaret – it’s divine decadence darling! Admission: £17.50-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Calendar Girls. Presented by CCADS. Admission: £11-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. A Chorus Line. Musical presented by WhichWay Productions. Admission: £12.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Centre, South Street. 7.45pmpm. CTC Portsmouth Club Night: Hobbies Night. Club members give us brief insights into what they get up to when not cycling. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

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.

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, SEPTEMBER 7

CLUBBING

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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Gavin Webster, Marlon Davis and Celia Pacquola. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

FAREHAM: 24/7 Fitness, Downend Road (PO16 8TS). 8.15pm-10.15pm. Social Dancing. Latin, ballroom and sequence dances. Admission £5. 07818 403 290, dizzyfeet.com.

EVENTS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm-11pm. Haslemere Beer Festival. Over 40 cask-conditioned cooled ales plus cider, perry and wine. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTCHESTER: St Mary’s Church, Portchester Castle. 10am-5pm. Flower Festival. Plus art, music and refreshments. Admission free, donations requested. (023) 9261 1503, 9232 1380.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy, Metamorphic Technique and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.

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.

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.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am, 1pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Theatre Tours 2012. Booking is advised since each group is limited. Children must be accompanied. (023) 9282 8282.

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: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower Conference Hall, Priddys Hard. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lee-the-Solent Art Group.

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.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

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

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95, North Street. Dog House. (01243) 372351.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 9pm-11pm. Girls and Guitars: ODi. Admission: £5. (01252) 745444.

HAVANT: Wheelwrights, Emsworth Road. Stolen.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Remedy Sounds, 8pm; Pretty Young Thing, 9pm; Mangoseed, 810pm-11pm.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Reactor 1. 100th gig party. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-late. DIY Punk Night. Featuring: The Duel, The Noise Agents, The Exposed, Stone Them Crows. Admission £5. (023) 9221 0437.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Monkey Waiter.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Cregan & Co. Admission: £13 advance, £15 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Cabmans Rest, Plymouth Street. Wicked Grin.

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. Blackout. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

HERITAGE EVENTS

GOSPORT: Court Barn Conservative Club, Broom Way (PO13 9NZ). 10am, 1pm, 3pm. Guided Tours. Fine Grade II listed former farmhouse. To book call (023) 9255 0448; 9255 0056.

GOSPORT: Crescent Gardens, Crescent Road (PO12 2DH). 11am, 2pm, 4pm. Tour of Crescent Gardens. A re-created Regency garden, part of the architect Thomas Owen’s grand design. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Haslar Marina (PO12 1NU). 11am. Tour of Haslar Marina Lightship. The best preserved fully seaworthy lightship in the country. Explore from stem to stern and learn about the hard life on board. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: meet G’s Wine Bar, Weevil Lane (PO12 1FX). 1pm. Tour of Clarence Yard. Learn about rioting drovers, press gangs and pest control, etc. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: meet No 2 Battery, Stokes Bay Road (PO12 2QU). 11am. Mysteries of Stoke Bay Walk. There’s more to Stokes Bay than sea and shingle! To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Report Centre, The Avenue (PO12 2JU). 2pm. WW2 Bunker. View this ARP bunker, recently converted by the Historical Diving Society into a reference library and museum store. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Royal Navy Haslar Cemetery, Clayhall Road (PO12 2BB). 1pm. Tour of Royal Navy Haslar Cemetery. A tour with historical and botanical insights into the cemerery. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: St Mark’s Churchyard, Crescent Road (PO12 2DH). 10am. Tour of St Mark’s Churchyard. Hear about the people buried here (Walpole, Jellicoe and Broderick to name just a few) and their contribution to Gosport and beyond. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Church, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). Midday-3.30pm. Church Tour. Tours of this historic church every half-hour. No booking required. Info: (023) 9258 0551.

GOSPORT: The Star pub, Mumby Road (PO12 1DF). 11am. Historical Diving Walk. Walk in the footsteps of John Deane, co-inventor of the diving helmet, who lived in Gosport in 1835. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet Elmore car park, Marine Parade East, 10am. Lee-on-the-Solent. Learn about Lee’s historic waterfront on this walk led by Anthony Stutchbury. Route along Lee promenade to the old swimming pool site and back. (023) 9255 1706.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 2pm. Portsmouth Guildhall Guided Tour. Discover hidden rooms and treasures at this precious historical site usually restricted to the public and prepare to be amazed. Admission free. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 10am, 11am, midday, 2pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Tours. Costumed actors will take you on a tour throughout the theatre (including backstage). (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am, 1pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Theatre Tours 2012. Booking is advised since each group is limited. Children must be accompanied. (023) 9282 8282.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Admission: £14-£33. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Absurd Person Singular. Comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Solid Gold Country Legends. Celebrating the best in country music. Admission £18. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Comedy written and directed by Jim Cartwright. Starring Beverley Callard, Ray Quinn, Joe McGann, Duggie Brown and Jess Robinson. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Out of Focus. Comedy by Peter Gordon, presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. For the Love of Undine. Starring: Belinda Evans, Alistair Merry, Adrian Green, Melanie Lodge, Ian Jervis and Ian Wilson-Pope. Admission £10. (023) 9246 6363.

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 6pm gates for 7.30pm. Macbeth. Performed by The Lord Chamberlain’s Men. Refreshments available. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Noel Coward’s Private Lives. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Cabaret. Come to the Cabaret – it’s divine decadence darling!. Admission: £17.50-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Calendar Girls. Presented by CCADS. Admission: £11-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Little Shop of Horrors. Musical comedy for all the family. Admission: £12. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. A Chorus Line. Musical presented by WhichWay Productions. Admission: £12.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 7.45pm. Illustrated talk by Brian Botley, engineer, preservationist and owner of Brijan Tours with a vast collection of photographs, 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, SEPTEMBER 8

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 9.30pm. Hipshaker Birthday Party. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls Ballroom, Bury Road. 7.30pm-11.45pm. Freestyle Jive Dance to the music of Blast Off, plus DJ. 50s era jive music. (023) 9242 8732.

EVENTS

ALTON: High Street. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Pools Final presentation. Plus disco.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 2.30pm-4.30pm; 7.30pm-9.30pm. Fort Nelson Tattoo. Enjoy marching bands, a historic fly-past and more than a little pomp and circumstance. Fireworks conclude the evening performance. Admission £15-£20. (01329) 233734.

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 9.30am-4.30pm. Bygone Fareham. Up to 60 cars are expected from various car clubs. In the performance podium The Breeze 107 will be hosting the event and members of Now That’s Jive will dance to music from the 40s and 50s.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Midday-4pm, 7pm-11pm. Haslemere Beer Festival. Over 40 cask-conditioned cooled ales plus cider, perry and wine. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Cycle ride to West Meon; Alton, Departure Lounge; and Liss. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Lee Community Centre, Twyford Drive. 1.30pm. Lee Horticultural Society Autumn Show. Classes include: flowers, vegetables, fruit, homecrafts and hobbies, floral art, bric-a-brac stall, etc. Refreshments available. Prizegiving at 3.30pm. Sale of items at 3.45pm. (023) 9255 4616.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Steam Collection, Iron Hill. 11am-5pm. Model Weekend. For the first time in several years, we will be holding a model weekend which we hope will attract all kinds of models. Admission £13, concs. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

LISS: Triangle Centre. 9.30am-midday. Indoor Market. With a large selection of stalls selling everything from home made cakes, scones, fudge and preserves, bread, hand-made cards, knitwear, jewellery, ceramics, hand-made soaps and general gift items. (01730) 301000 to book a stall.

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

PORTCHESTER: St Mary’s Church, Portchester Castle. 10am-5pm. Flower Festival. Plus art, music and refreshments. Admission free, donations requested. (023) 9261 1503, 9232 1380.

PORTSMOUTH: Hilsea Lido. 1pm-4pm. Charity Fun Day. Attractions include: wellie-throwing competition with Brian Kidd; stalls; cakes; martial arts; dancing; Portsmouth City Band; etc. Raising funds for HLPP (Hilsea Lido Pool for the People). hilsea-lido.org.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Parish Hall, Links Lane. 10am-1pm. Craft Fair. Locally handmade crafts by local people. Including textiles, jewellery, book binding, pewter, ceramics, candles, cards, beads, glass, woodwork, quilting and furniture renovation, etc. Refreshments available.

SOUTH HARTING: Uppark House. 11.30am-4.30pm. A Victorian Weekend. Enjoy Uppark at its Victorian best. Free quiz trails for children. (01730) 825415.

TITCHFIELD: Parish Room, High Street. 2pm. Titchfield Gardeners’ Club Annual Horticultural Show. Admission 50p (children free).

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.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Emsworth People Through Seven Decades. A thorough and fascinating picture of Emsworth, its people, businesses and buildings in the 19th century. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower Conference Hall, Priddys Hard. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lee-the-Solent Art Group.

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.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

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: The Portsmouth Film Society, New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 7.30pm. Mary Marcy May Marlene (15); US, 2011. Directed by: Sean Durkin. Starring: Elizabeth Olsen, Sarah Paulson and John Hawkes. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95, North Street. Bex Karaoke. (01243) 372351.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 8pm. The Enid. Admission: £18. (01252) 745444.

LISS: British Legion, Lake Road. 7.30pm-midnight. Soul Power. Across the board soul music.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Dead Horizon. Plus special guests, Admission: £4 in advance, £5 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Milton. 8.30pm. Dave D.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Sasha Mattissen, 7.30pm; Smiley Campbell and Liam Robins, 8pm; The Beth Oliver Band, 9pm; England Road, 10pm-11pm.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Polarity. 70s/80s rock band. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-late. Georgie Love’s (Techno). Special guest: Dave Angel. Admission free before 8pm, £5 after. (023) 9221 0437.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Burns Unit.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. T-Rextasy. Admission: £12 advance, £14 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Cabmans Rest, Plymouth Street. Wendy House.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Swanky Sessions: Hawaiian Party. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Power of Three. Blues trio. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue. 7.30pm doors. Geno Washington Plus DJ Rob Moore. Admission £9. (023) 9235 5245, therifleclub.com.

HERITAGE EVENTS

GOSPORT: Crescent Gardens, Crescent Road (PO12 2DH). 11am, 2pm, 4pm. Tour of Crescent Gardens. A re-created Regency garden, part of the architect Thomas Owen’s grand design. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Priddys Hard. 11am, 2pm. Behind the Scenes Tour of the Museum. Tour the reserve gun and armoury collections, also a guided tour/walk of the ramparts with local historian Terry Hinckley. To book call (023) 9250 5600.

GOSPORT: Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way. 11am-3pm. Heritage Open Day. Walk around this 1860s fort and learn about its military history. (023) 9258 1059.

GOSPORT: Fort Rowner, Military Road. 9am, 1.30pm. Fort Rowner Tour. Two museums cover the heritage of HMS Sultan. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Haslar Marina (PO12 1NU). 11am. Tour of Haslar Marina Lightship. The best preserved fully seaworthy lightship in the country. Explore from stem to stern and learn about the hard life on board. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: HMS Sultan, Military Road (PO12 3BY). 9am, 1.30pm. HMS Sultan Aircraft Tours. HMS Sultan has over 50 aircraft covering seven different types, dating from 1963 to today. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green (PO12 1HL). 10am-2pm. Holy Trinity Church Tour. This 1695 church has a stunnng interior. No booking required.

GOSPORT: Main Gate, Haslar Hospital, Haslar Road (PO12 2AA). 11am, 2pm. Tour Haslar Hospital: What’s Next? An guided tour of the hospital grounds. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: meet No 2 Battery, Stokes Bay Road (PO12 2QU). 11am. Mysteries of Stoke Bay Walk. There’s more to Stokes Bay than sea and shingle! To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: meet Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am, 11am, 2pm, 3pm. Fort Blockhouse Submariners Tour. Take a tour with a submariner of their former base. (023) 9251 9354 ext 240 for further details.

GOSPORT: Royal Navy Haslar Cemetery, Clayhall Road (PO12 2BB). 10am, 1pm. Tour of Royal Navy Haslar Cemetery. A tour with historical and botanical insights into the cemerery. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: St Mark’s Churchyard, Crescent Road (PO12 2DH). 10am. Tour of St Mark’s Churchyard. Hear about the people buried here (Walpole, Jellicoe and Broderick to name just a few) and their contribution to Gosport and beyond. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Church, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). Midday-3.30pm. Church Tour. Tours of this historic church every half-hour. No booking required. Info: (023) 9258 0551.

GOSPORT: St Mary the Virgin Church, Rowner Lane, Rowner (PO13 9SU). 1.30pm, 3pm. Church Tour. Tour inside Gosport’s oldest building, a Grade I listed early Norman and early English church. No need to book. Info: (023) 9258 7934.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet Elmore car park, Marine Parade East, 10am. Lee-on-the-Solent. Learn about Lee’s historic waterfront on this walk led by Richard Needham. Route along Lee promenade to the old swimming pool site and back. (023) 9255 1706.

PORTCHESTER: meet Portchester Castle car park. 2.30pm. Castle Street Walk/Talk. Walk down Castle Street with Bryan Jerrard. (01329) 236274.

PORTSMOUTH: Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum, 393, Old Commercial Road. 11am-1pm. Heritage Open Day. Free entry, plus trail for families and a chance to handle artefacts.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 10am, 11am, midday, 2pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Tours. Costumed actors will take you on a tour throughout the theatre (including backstage). (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am, 1pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Theatre Tours 2012. Booking is advised since each group is limited. Children must be accompanied. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 1pm-4pm. Heritage Open Days: Teas, Tours and Turns. Entertainment by local groups and a chance to view this fascinating theatre. (023) 9282 7017.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 11am, midday, 2pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Tours. These backstage tours are free but must be booked in advance. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Admission: £14-£33. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm. Surprises. A new comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £29.50. 7.45pm. Absurd Person Singular. Comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Comedy written and directed by Jim Cartwright. Starring Beverley Callard, Ray Quinn, Joe McGann, Duggie Brown and Jess Robinson. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Out of Focus. Comedy by Peter Gordon, presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. For the Love of Undine. Starring: Belinda Evans, Alistair Merry, Adrian Green, Melanie Lodge, Ian Jervis and Ian Wilson-Pope. Admission £10. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Noel Coward’s Private Lives. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Cabaret. Come to the Cabaret – it’s divine decadence darling!. Admission: £17.50-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Calendar Girls. Presented by CCADS. Admission: £11-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Little Shop of Horrors. Musical comedy for all the family. Admission: matinee, £10; evening, £12. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. A Chorus Line. Musical presented by WhichWay Productions. Admission: £12.50, concs. Pre-show discussion at 6pm. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: meet Petersfield Heath car park (GR SU755226). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.45am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

DANCING

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Lane. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission: £3.50. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

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

FAREHAM: Performance Podium, West Street. 1pm-5pm. Paralympic Games Bandstand Marathon. Featuring: Vox Pop who will be singing well-known rock and pop tunes throughout the afternoon.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. Midday-11pm. Blues, Rock and Roll and Real Ale Festival. Featuringove 20 band, including: The Jets; Lights Out; The Earl Jackson Band; The Nimmo Brothers; Little Devils; The Ben Poole Band. Admission: £30 in advance, £35 on day, concs. (01252) 745444, farnhammaltings.com.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Donkey Day Out. Come along and meet the Donkey Breed Society with their gentle beasts of burden demonstrating how they have served mankind throughout history. Also Farnham Beekeepers’ Honey Show. The beekeepers will be holding their annual honey show in the museum’s village hall. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Steam Collection, Iron Hill. 11am-5pm. Model Weekend. For the first time in several years, we will be holding a model weekend which we hope will attract all kinds of models. Admission £13, concs. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

PORTCHESTER: St Mary’s Church, Portchester Castle. 10am-5pm. Flower Festival. Plus art, music and refreshments. Admission free, donations requested. (023) 9261 1503, 9232 1380.

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: College Park, Copnor Road. 10am-midday. Free Trial Bowling Session. Try your hand at lawn green bowls. Organised by the Co-operative Bowls Club. All welcome. Must have flat-soled shoes. (023) 9265 4320.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 11am-3pm. Boutique Market. Browse the vintage-style indoor market with a fine selection of crafts, handmade wares and vintage clothing while enjoying tea and home-made cakes. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTH HARTING: Uppark House. 11.30am-4.30pm. A Victorian Weekend. Enjoy Uppark at its Victorian best. Free quiz trails for children. (01730) 825415.

SOUTHSEA: Priory School, Fawcett Road (PO4 0DL). 10.30am-12.30pm. Arabic Classes. Organised by the Portsmouth Community Language for children between five and 15 years of age. Tutor: Maha Ingarfill. Admission: £30 academic year. 07733 118 345, arabicschoolcommunitylanguages@yahoo.co.uk.

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.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Emsworth People Through Seven Decades. A thorough and fascinating picture of Emsworth, its people, businesses and buildings in the 19th century. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower Conference Hall, Priddys Hard. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lee-the-Solent Art Group.

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.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

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.

GARDENS

SOUTHAMPTON: Hill Top, Damson Hill, Upper Swanmore (SO3 2QQ). 2pm-5pm. Garden Open. Plants for sale. Admisison £3.50.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm. Lach. Plus special guests. Admission: £8 in advance, £9 on door. (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. 8pm-10.30pm. Delta Syncopators. Traditional jazz band. (023) 9275 2488.

SOUTHSEA: Cabmans Rest, Plymouth Street. DJ Jimmy Ryan. Playing 50s, 60s, 70s and modern vinyl.

SOUTHSEA: Marmion Tavern, Marmion Road. 5pm-8pm. Dave Barrett.

HERITAGE EVENTS

GOSPORT: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Priddys Hard. 11am, 2pm. Behind the Scenes Tour of the Museum. Tour the reserve gun and armoury collections, also a guided tour/walk of the ramparts with local historian Terry Hinckley. To book call (023) 9250 5600.

GOSPORT: Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way. 11am-3pm. Heritage Open Day. Walk around this 1860s fort and learn about its military history. (023) 9258 1059.

GOSPORT: Fort Rowner, Military Road. 9am, 1.30pm. Fort Rowner Tour. Two museums cover the heritage of HMS Sultan. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Haslar Marina (PO12 1NU). 11am. Tour of Haslar Marina Lightship. The best preserved fully seaworthy lightship in the country. Explore from stem to stern and learn about the hard life on board. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: HMS Sultan, Military Road (PO12 3BY). 9am, 1.30pm. HMS Sultan Aircraft Tours. HMS Sultan has over 50 aircraft covering seven different types, dating from 1963 to today. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Main Gate, Haslar Hospital, Haslar Road (PO12 2AA). 11am, 2pm. Tour Haslar Hospital: What’s Next? An guided tour of the hospital grounds. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: meet Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10.30am. Submarine Alliance BSL Tour. Meet a real submariner and take a BSL tour through HMS Alliance. (023) 9251 9354 ext 240 for further details.

GOSPORT: Royal Navy Haslar Cemetery, Clayhall Road (PO12 2BB). 10am, 1pm. Tour of Royal Navy Haslar Cemetery. A tour with historical and botanical insights into the cemerery. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: St Mark’s Churchyard, Crescent Road (PO12 2DH). 10am. Tour of St Mark’s Churchyard. Hear about the people buried here (Walpole, Jellicoe and Broderick to name just a few) and their contribution to Gosport and beyond. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Church, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). Midday-3.30pm. Church Tour. Tours of this historic church every half-hour. No booking required. Info: (023) 9258 0551.

GOSPORT: St Mary the Virgin Church, Rowner Lane, Rowner (PO13 9SU). 2pm. Church Tour. Tour inside Gosport’s oldest building, a Grade I listed early Norman and early English church. No need to book. Info: (023) 9258 7934.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet Elmore car park, Marine Parade East, 10am. Lee-on-the-Solent. Learn about Lee’s historic waterfront on this walk led by John Green. Route along Lee promenade to the old swimming pool site and back. (023) 9255 1706.

PORTCHESTER: meet Portchester Castle car park. 2.30pm. Castle Street Walk/Talk. Walk down Castle Street with Bryan Jerrard. (01329) 236274.

PORTSMOUTH: Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum, 393, Old Commercial Road. 11am-1pm. Heritage Open Day. Free entry, plus trail for families and a chance to handle artefacts.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 10am, 11am, midday, 2pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Tours. Costumed actors will take you on a tour throughout the theatre (including backstage). (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am, 1pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Theatre Tours 2012. Booking is advised since each group is limited. Children must be accompanied. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 1pm-4pm. Heritage Open Days: Teas, Tours and Turns. Entertainment by local groups and a chance to view this fascinating theatre. (023) 9282 7017.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet at The Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore Walk. A brisk walk over uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. 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.