What’s on for Tuesday April 8, 2014

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A guide to what’s on around the area today.

CONCERTS

COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 7.15pm. Cosham Keyboard and Music Club. Featuring some members playing easy-listening music, also a music quiz. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £5. (023) 9237 6313.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-11am. Flower Fun and Brilliant Bugs! Make some simple flowers and bugs from felt, one for the exhibition and one for you to take home and keep. Suitable for ages five plus. Admission £2. Please book. (023) 9252 3463.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-3pm. Botanical Watercolour Painting Workshop. Tutor Jarnie Godwin. Admission £30, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

LISS: Triangle Centre, Mill Road. 7.30pm. Liss Horticultural Society Spring Show. (01730) 895644.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Easter Animal Trail. Follow a trail around the museum to discover objects inspired by birds and animals. Suitable for families. Trail sheets cost 50p. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: True Jesus Church, 114, North End Avenue, North End (PO2 8NH). 2.30pm-3.45pm, 7pm-8.15pm. Am I A Member of God’s Household? (023) 9266 7039.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-4.30pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Fun for all the family. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of glorious garden and parkland, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Meet Normandy Veterans (11am-3pm). Please check on the day of your visit in they will be in attendance. (023) 9282 6722.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Maureen and Terry Flynn. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Blooming Marvellous: intergenerational community knitted garden. Over 2,500 knitters and crocheters worked with participatory visual artist Pauline Stanley to create the garden. Come and join in to help our garden grow. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Tricorn: Controversy in Concrete ... recollections of the Brutalist structure 10 years after demolition. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Pompey special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Mr Peabody and Sherman (U); 5pm. Animated comedy adventure for the whole family. The Monuments Men (12A); 8pm. Directed by George Clooney. Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon and Bill Murray. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). Walking with Dinosaurs (U); 10am, 2pm. See and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, in a story where an underage dino triumphs to become a hero for the ages. (01489) 799499.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street. 8pm. Folk Night. Popular for its spontaneity and atmosphere.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors. UB40. Admission £28.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-11.30pm. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Echo Park. Admission £4. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Johnny Flynn and The Sussex Wit. Plus special guests. Admission £15. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 11.30am, 2.30pm. Amazing Bubble Man. More bubbles, more people in bubbles, square bubbles, bubbles that pop. Prepare to be amazed! Admission £7, concs. (01329) 223100.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Pygmalion. Starring Alistair McGowan as Henry Higgins, with Rula Lenska and Jamie Foreman. Admission £19-£30.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7pm-10pm. New Apollo and Cop the Needle present: A Kind of Conjuration. A dramatisation, written by Stuart Olesker and John Stanton, based on the true story of the trial, held in Portsmouth during the Second World War, of the medium Helen Duncan. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fisher Hall, Whale Island (PO2 8BY). 7.30pm. Stop Interrupting. Comedy, written by Nick Broadhead, directed by Lisa Allan and performed by the Admirals’ Players. Admission £6, concs. 07906 227 709, (023) 9262 8757.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. Derren Brown: Infamous. His new one-man show. Admission £39-£45, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BISHOP’S WALTHAM: St Peter’s Church Hall, Free Street. 8pm. Chairman’s Night: Some Recent Acquisitions. Chairman Barry Eagles will be showing a selection of slides from material recently sourced from a well-known internet auction site, organised by the Meon Valley Locomotive Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9269 8976.

CLANFIELD: Petersgate Infant School, Green Lane (PO8 0JU). 7.30pm. My View of Winchester. Talk by Carol Watson, organised by the Clanfield Gardening Club. Visitors and new members welcome. clanfieldgardeningclub.org.uk.

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 Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Room EW1.11, Eldon West Building, University of Portsmouth, Middle Street (PO1 2DJ). 6.30pm for 7pm. ‘Cassandra Style’ from Kharkov to Jeeves and Worcester. Talk by Charles Harris, organised by the Portsea Island Decorative and Fine Arts Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9242 3976, portsmouthnadfas.co.uk.

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