What’s On for Tuesday April 3, 2012

Tom Chambers as Bobby in Crazy For You. Picture by Richard Davenport

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

TODAY

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH, Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane. 7:30pm - 10:00pm. H.A.B.D.A Ballroom and Latin Practice. Social evening, amateur club, all couples welcomed. Please bring your own refreshments. Admission £2. (023) 9235 7689.

EVENTS

BURSLEDON, Manor Farm Country Park, Pylands Lane (SO31 1BH). 10am-5pm. Holiday Activities at Manor Farm. A wide variety of fun activities for all the family over the Easter holidays. (01489) 787055, hants.gov.uk/manorfarm.

FAREHAM, Methodist Church Hall, Kings Road. 7.30pm. The Ladies of the Solent Sounds Chorus ... sing four part unaccompanied harmony. If you would like to come along you would be assured of a warm welcome. (01329) 282001.

HAVANT, The Spring, East Street. 10am-3pm. Children’s Holiday Workshops: Cartoon City. For ages five to 12. Contact The Spring for further details. Admission £14.50 per day. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HORNDEAN, Merchistoun Hall, Portsmouth Road. 1pm-4pm. Social Bridge. Come along and play bridge with like-minded friends, whether you are a beginner or have played before. Admission £2.30. (023) 9259 7114, merchistounhall.co.uk.

HORNDEAN, Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 10am-5pm. Oestara. Chick hunt around the farm. Also children’s craft activities using natural materials. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Knit and Natter. Beginners welcome. Share your ideas with like-minded people. Just turn up. Admission £1. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 10am-4:30pm. Family Activity Area. Come aboard HMS Warrior and enjoy pirate art and crafts, costumed role play as sailors swabbing the decks and colouring and quiz sheets. (023) 9289 4558.

PORTSMOUTH, Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 11am-1pm & 2pm - 4pm. Family Activity Area. Try on one of our costumes and stpe back in time. Bring your camera to capture the moment!. (023) 9289 4558.

SOUTHSEA, D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. During the school holiday there is a chance to meet members of the local branch of the Normandy Veterans Association and talk to them about their experiences on D-Day and in the Battle of Normandy. (023) 9282 8068.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM, B Level coffee shop, QA Hospital. 10-4 Mon-Fri, 2-4 Sat-Sun. Belinda acrylics, flowers and pets.

GOSPORT, Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Return of Edging Out. By popular demand - another youth art exhibition showcasing the exceptional young talent that exists in our area. (023) 9250 1957, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. More Than A Name. An exhibition looking at how to research Royal Marine ancestors. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Mary Rose Museum, Historic Dockyard. Costumes from ‘The Tudors’. Featuring some of the costumes, which were worn during the final season of the Emmy Award-winning series. (023) 9275 0521 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). No Place Like Pompey. An exhibition looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (not Mondays). Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth. . (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, Richard Lancelyn Green’s Bequest. . (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH, Omega Centre, Omega Street, Somerstown. We Need To Talk About Kevin. (15); 8pm. UK, 2011. Director: Lynne Ramsay. Starring: Tilda Swinton, John C Reilly and Ezra Miller. portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

WINCHESTER, Everyman Cinema, The Screen, Southgate Street. Dogtooth. (18); 8.15pm for 8.30pm. Greece, 2010. Subtitled. Directed by: Giorgos Lanthimos. Starring: Christos Stergioglou, Michelle Valley and Aggeliki Papoulia. (01962) 882945 or winchesterfilmsociety.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH, Front Bar, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Teapot Open Mic Night. Musicians of all levels welcome

PORTSMOUTH, The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome

PORTSMOUTH, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8:30pm til late. Lounge@The RMA. Acoustic showcase nite. (023) 9282 0896 .

SOUTHSEA, Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Snuff. Plus: Wonk Unit; and Archive 45. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA, Little Johnny Russells, Albert Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Nick Courtney presents ... Jimmy Stuart, 8pm; Pretty Young Thing, 8.30pm; Smiley Campbell and Liam Robins, 9pm; The Beth Oliver Band, 9.30pm; and The Hourglass, 10pm

WINCHESTER, The Attic at The Railway, 3, St Paul’s Hill. 8pm. Winchester Folk Club. Featuring a singaround. All welcome. winchesterfolkclub.co.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER, Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Translated by Michael Frayn and starring Roger Allam, Dervla Kirwan and Timothy West. Admission £23.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM, Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Fareham Stage Dance Festival, 2012. Performing works by Wagenaar, Brahms, Shostakovich and Arnold. Admission £6 daily, £4 session, concs. (01329) 231942.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Dirty Dancing. The classic story on stage. Admission £19.50-£48.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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

PORTSMOUTH, Meet Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore Walk. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH, meet outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime Walk. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

TOMORROW

DANCING

CLANFIELD, Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Sequence Dance. Organised by Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9259 8456.

EVENTS

BURSLEDON, Manor Farm Country Park, Pylands Lane (SO31 1BH). 10am-5pm. Holiday Activities at Manor Farm. A wide variety of fun activities for all the family over the Easter holidays. (01489) 787055, hants.gov.uk/manorfarm.

CHICHESTER, Weald & Downland Open Air Museum. 10:30am - 6:00pm. Wonderful Easter Wednesday. Outdoor games, a museum trail, arts and crafts and Victorian and Tudor themed activities. Admission £10 and under. (01243) 811363.

GOSPORT, Old Railway Community Room, Spring Garden Lane. Midday-1pm. Take Five Exercise Class. Boosting mental wellbeing and reducing stress. meetrelaxlearncreate.co.uk.

GOSPORT, Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am - 12:30pm. Family History Advice Clinic. Come speak to our experts about reserching your ancestors, no need to book. Admission Free. (023) 9252 3463, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

HAVANT, meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Cycle ride to Aldingbourne and Bracklesham Bay. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

HAVANT, The Spring, East Street. 10am-3pm. Children’s Holiday Workshops: Cartoon City. For ages five to 12. Contact The Spring for further details. Admission £14.50 per day. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND, Littlewood, 163, West Lane. 10.30am-midday. Coffee Morning. All proceeds to St Mary’s. All welcome

HORNDEAN, Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 10am-5pm. Oestara. Chick hunt around the farm. Also children’s craft activities using natural materials. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Midday. Mass and Charity Lunch. Enjoy a light lunch and monies raised will go to local charities. (023) 9229 3020.

PORTSMOUTH, Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-midday. Arts and Crafts. Fun, friendly group with beginners and experienced crafters alike all welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH, Milton Village Hall, Milton Road. 6pm. Zumba Fitness. A six-week course is £18. 07582 370 900.

PORTSMOUTH, New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 10.30am-midday. Free Drama Workshop. A taster session which will give youngsters a flavour of our Junior Youth Theatre which meets every Saturday at 11.30am. The session is open to seven-11 year olds. (023) 9264 9000.

PORTSMOUTH, New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 6.30pm. Script In Hand Performances. An evening of professional script-in-hand performances of new plays by local writers of the Writers’ Hub. Four pieces, each up to twenty minutes long. (023) 9264 9000.

PORTSMOUTH, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 10am-4:30pm. Family Activity Area. Come aboard HMS Warrior and enjoy pirate art and crafts, costumed role play as sailors swabbing the decks and colouring and quiz sheets. (023) 9289 4558.

PORTSMOUTH, Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 11am-1pm & 2pm - 4pm. Family Activity Area. Try on one of our costumes and stpe back in time. Bring your camera to capture the moment!. (023) 9289 4558.

PORTSMOUTH, HMS Warrior, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 10:45am, 11:30am, 12:15pm. 4:45pm, 2:30pm. Small Arms Demonstration. Learn about naval weaponry in Victorian times. (023) 9289 4558.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. Midday-2pm. Top Hats and Bonnets. Come and make your own traditional headwear with our fun craft activities for families. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

SHEDFIELD, Wheatsheaf pub, Botley Road. 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host: Ed. solentsocialising.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA, D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. During the school holiday there is a chance to meet members of the local branch of the Normandy Veterans Association and talk to them about their experiences on D-Day and in the Battle of Normandy. (023) 9282 8068.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM, B Level coffee shop, QA Hospital. 10-4 Mon-Fri, 2-4 Sat-Sun. Belinda acrylics, flowers and pets.

GOSPORT, Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Return of Edging Out. By popular demand - another youth art exhibition showcasing the exceptional young talent that exists in our area. (023) 9250 1957, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. More Than A Name. An exhibition looking at how to research Royal Marine ancestors. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Mary Rose Museum, Historic Dockyard. Costumes from ‘The Tudors’. Featuring some of the costumes, which were worn during the final season of the Emmy Award-winning series. (023) 9275 0521 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). No Place Like Pompey. An exhibition looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (not Mondays). Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth. . (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, Richard Lancelyn Green’s Bequest. . (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA, Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Architects. Plus: Rolo Tomassi; and Stray From The Path. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM, Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Fareham Stage Dance Festival, 2012. Performing works by Wagenaar, Brahms, Shostakovich and Arnold. Admission £6 daily, £4 session, concs. (01329) 231942.

HAVANT, The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Blue Remembered Hills. Apollo Theatre Company presents a brand new production of Dennis Potter’s childhood tale. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk. SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Dirty Dancing. The classic story on stage. Admission £19.50-£48.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA, Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7pm. Cinderella on Ice. The Russian Ice Stars deliver a dazzling interpretation of this enchanting story loved by all ages. A treat for the whole family. Admission £14-£28. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER, Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Producers. Presented by the Southampton Musical Society. Admission £15, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

OLD PORTSMOUTH, meet Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Old Portsmouth Walk. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

OLD PORTSMOUTH, St George’s Building, entrance off St Thomas’s Street. 6.45pm for 7pm. Annual General Meeting ... of the Portsmouth Society. All welcome. (023) 9283 9660, portsmouthsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Mary Rose Museum, Historic Dockyard. 7pm – 9pm. Alison Weir. Top-selling female historian to give talk and sign preview copies of her book. Admission £15.50. 02392 812931 or email s.judge@maryrose.org .

PORTSMOUTH, meet The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road, Copnor. 10.30am. Baffins Pond/ Milton Foreshore Walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond/ longer walk to Milton foreshore. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA, meet outside Canoe Lake Café, St Helens Parade . 10.30am. Canoe Lake/ Southsea Seafront Walk. Through the Rose Garden and Rock Garden. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.