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

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

CONCERTS

COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 7.15pm. Tony Stace. Featuring a variety of music for all to enjoy. Hosted by Cosham Keyboard and Music Club. Tickets £5 (non members) coshamkeyboardandmusicclub.co.uk.

DANCING

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

EVENTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 10am-midday. Messy Family Fun. Learn new skills, have fun, try out art and craft with a biblical theme, and enjoy lunch together as a family. Details: Alan Lihou, 07591 702 020, messyfamilyfun.tumblr.com.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Church, Somers Road, Somers Town. 3pm-5pm. Messy Family Fun. Learn new skills, have fun, try out art and craft with a biblical theme, and enjoy a hot meal together as a family. Details: Alan Lihou, 07591 702 020, messyfamilyfun.tumblr.com.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). Amour (12A), 8pm; Austria/France, 2012. Subtitled. Directed by Michael Haneke. Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert and Alexandre Tharaud. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Jazz Morley. Singer/songwriter. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge @ The RMA. Acoustic showcase night. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

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

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 2.30pm. The Wind in the Willows. Presented by Image Musical Theatre. Admission £7, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.15pm. Gosport Gang Show. Fast moving musical revue combining the talents of over 100 young members of the Gosport and Fareham Scout and Guide Associations. Admission £9. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk, gosportgangshow.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Cast includes Corrinne Wicks, Tom Butcher, Sarah Thomas and Jim Alexander. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 11.30am, 1.30pm. Louis Pearl is The Amazing Bubbleman. A show with lots of fun activities. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Hairspray. Starring Mark Benton, Lucy Benjamin, Marcus Collins and Freya Sutton. Admission: £20-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BISHOP’S WALTHAM: St Peter’s Church Hall, Free Street. 8pm. Steamships of the British Railway Companies. Illustrated talk by society chairman Barry Eagles. 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. Vegetables. Talk by Ray Broughton, organised by the Clanfield Gardening Club. Plus the In-House Spring Show. Visitors and new members welcome. clanfieldgardeningclub.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Forgotten Purbrook. Illustrated talk by Andrew Perrin, organised by the Friends of Havant Museum. All welcome. Admission £2. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Copnor. 10.30am. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.

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 Independence and Wellbeing 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 Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: St Luke’s Church Hall, Greetham Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Presentations and discussion of our book of the year: Little Dorrit ... at the monthly meeting of the Dickens Fellowship, Birthplace Branch. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1. (023) 9266 4205.

PORTSMOUTH: University of Portsmouth’s Portland Building, St James Street (PO1 3AH). 6.30pm for 7pm. The Art of Scandalous Lives of the Bloomsbury Group. Talk by Frank Woodgate, organised by the Portsea Island Decorative and Fine Art Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9242 3976, portsmouthnadfas.co.uk.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

DANCING

ROGATE: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Scottish Country Dancing. Partner not necessary. New or experienced dancers welcome, as are visitors and new members. Admission: £3. (01730) 263008.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, 10 Maurepas Way (Asda car park). 7.45pm-10.15pm. WACA Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members are always welcome. (023) 0261 3409, 9271 0060.

EVENTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. Accomplishment Day. Staff and volunteers at the museum will demonstrate their accomplishments, from knitting to quilting, from embroidery to covering screen! (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

LOWER SWANWICK: The Navigator, Bridge Road, (SO31 7EB). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Becky. 07837 097 687, solentsocialising.org.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 10am-midday. Messy Family Fun. Learn new skills, have fun, try out art and craft with a biblical theme, and enjoy lunch together as a family. Details: Alan Lihou, 07591 702 020, messyfamilyfun.tumblr.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-midday. Arts and Crafts Group. Join in with what’s happening or bring your own project to do. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Church, Somers Road, Somers Town. 3pm-5pm. Messy Family Fun. Learn new skills, have fun, try out art and craft with a biblical theme, and enjoy a hot meal together as a family. Details: Alan Lihou, 07591 702 020, messyfamilyfun.tumblr.com.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... Featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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 xto the beautiful game. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by Peter Jackson. Cast includes Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage and Benedict Cumberbatch. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Untouchable (15); 7pm. Subtitles. France, 2012. Directed by Ben Lewin. Starring: Omar Sy and Francois Cluzet. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, PO12 2HE. 7.15pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: John Maddock’s Jaazmen. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Race Car Hearts. Singer/songwriter. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Naked Beats. Live poetry plus music fusion. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. DSTM presents ... Razoreater, Iced Out, Rilke and Black Branches. Admission £2. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.15pm. Gosport Gang Show. Fast moving musical revue combining the talents of over 100 young members of the Gosport and Fareham Scout and Guide Associations. Admission £10. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk, gosportgangshow.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Cast includes Corrinne Wicks, Tom Butcher, Sarah Thomas and Jim Alexander. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Andy Capp: The Musical. Presented by Hayling Musical Society and based on the cartoon strip. Admission £10. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. One Pride, One People. Dynamo Youth Theatre present this musical set against the background of real historical events that took place in Portsmouth during the first world war and its aftermath. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Hairspray. Starring Mark Benton, Lucy Benjamin, Marcus Collins and Freya Sutton. Admission: £20-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Scorched. A moving, Oscar-nominated thriller with twists and turns, set in war-torn Lebanon, that will keep you guessing to the final denouement. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Three Acts of Play. Presented by Candoco Dance. Admission £16, concs. Pre-show lecture at 6.15pm; post-show discussion. Both free, but please reserve your place when booking your ticket. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HAMBLEDON: meet Upper Grenville Copse, north west of Hambledon (GR SU635170). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.25am. (01730) 269253.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm for 7.30pm. What’s Its. Talk by Mike Rogers of TATHS, organised by the Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors. All welcome. (023) 9259 9153.

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 Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 7pm. Annual General Meeting of the Portsmouth Society, followed by 40 Years of the Portsmouth Society. Talk by Celia Clark. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9283 1461, portsmouthsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Bransbury Park Community Centre, Eastney Road. 10.30am. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.

PORTCHESTER: meet in the main Portchester Castle car park. 2pm. Portchester Castle. Suitable for beginners. New walkers to arrive 1.45pm to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

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 Independence and Wellbeing 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 Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.35.

PORTSMOUTH: Drayton Centre, Havant Road (PO6 1PA). 2pm-4.15pm. TPP Dance Club Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence. Admission: £3.50 (inc tea/coffee). 07989 124 089.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-midday, 1pm-3pm, 4pm-6pm. Create Your Own MaTShirt. Inspired by our Matisse exhibition? Come along and turn your plain T-shirt into a masterpiece. £2.50 per person. Please book as places limited. 7pm. Meet the Author: June Hampson. Come and meet Gosport-born June and hear about the inspiration behind her books. Admission £3, concs (inc refreshments). (023) 9252 3463.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 10am-midday. Messy Family Fun. Learn new skills, have fun, try out art and craft with a biblical theme, and enjoy lunch together as a family. Details: Alan Lihou, 07591 702 020, messyfamilyfun.tumblr.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Club for the over 55s. Different activity each week with a welcoming friendly group. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Faulty Towers Murder Mystery. Brasil! There’s a dead body in my soup!. Admission: £22 (inc two-course meal). (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Church, Somers Road, Somers Town. 3pm-5pm. Messy Family Fun. Learn new skills, have fun, try out art and craft with a biblical theme, and enjoy a hot meal together as a family. Details: Alan Lihou, 07591 702 020, messyfamilyfun.tumblr.com.

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 Tony Edsell. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Song for Marion (PG); 8pm. Directed by Paul Andrew Williams. Starring: Gemma Arterton, Christopher Eccleston, Vanessa Redgrave, Terence Stamp and Anne Reid. (01428) 642161 for further details.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Scholars. Rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Tread Steady, 7pm; Eloise Keating, 7.30pm; The High Wire Act, 8pm; Van Laun, 8.30pm; Josh Savage (full band), 9pm; Sidewinder, 9.30pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 10pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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. 7.30pm. Up-C Down-C. Plus special guests Drexl, and The Divorcee. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. Olu Shola.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. King Charles. Plus special guests Story Books and Giovanna. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Louis Pearl is The Amazing Bubbleman. A show with lots of fun activities. Admission £7, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 11.30am, 2.30pm. Gosport Gang Show. Fast moving musical revue combining the talents of over 100 young members of the Gosport and Fareham Scout and Guide Associations. Admission: £9, matinee; £11 evening. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk, gosportgangshow.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Cast includes Corrinne Wicks, Tom Butcher, Sarah Thomas and Jim Alexander. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Andy Capp: The Musical. Presented by Hayling Musical Society and based on the cartoon strip. Admission £10. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Hairspray. Starring Mark Benton, Lucy Benjamin, Marcus Collins and Freya Sutton. Admission: £20-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7pm. Guinness World Science. Join our team of presenters in genuine live record attempts by our audience. Suitable for ages seven to 13. Admission £14.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Scorched. A moving, Oscar-nominated thriller with twists and turns, set in war-torn Lebanon, that will keep you guessing to the final denouement. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: Catisfield Memorial Hall, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 7.30pm. Northern Israel – The teeming streets with streaming treats. Talk by Eric Watson, organised by the Catisfield & District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (01329) 312269 or catisfield.com/CHS.

FAREHAM: Whiteley Primary School, Gull Coppice, Whiteley. 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. Whiteley Wags Women’s Institute. Make new friends, learn new skills and enjoy yourself.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Becket Hall, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 2.45pm. Portsmouth Cathedral Club Meeting. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (023) 9285 1177.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue. 2pm. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. 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. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Secret Society. Featuring DJ Druid, Technikore. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Thunderdome. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-2.30pm. It’s A Sin. With resident DJs Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Doug Segal: How To Read Minds and Influence People. Everyone who sees this show will leave with an amazing mind trick they can do with their friends. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Joel Dommett, Suzi Ruffell and Adam Bloom. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

EVENTS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Methodist Church and Pastoral Centre, 19, High Street. (PO10 7AQ). 1pm-3.30pm. Emsworth Arts and Crafts Market. Come and browse the many arts and crafts made by local people. 07812 938 719.

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 1.30pm-3.30pm. May Day Preparations. May pole dancing and creative activities for children. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 10am-midday. Messy Family Fun. Learn new skills, have fun, try out art and craft with a biblical theme, and enjoy lunch together as a family. Details: Alan Lihou, 07591 702 020, messyfamilyfun.tumblr.com.

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.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Church, Somers Road, Somers Town. 3pm-5pm. Messy Family Fun. Learn new skills, have fun, try out art and craft with a biblical theme, and enjoy a hot meal together as a family. Details: Alan Lihou, 07591 702 020, messyfamilyfun.tumblr.com.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Song for Marion (PG); 8pm. Directed by Paul Andrew Williams. Starring: Gemma Arterton, Christopher Eccleston, Vanessa Redgrave, Terence Stamp and Anne Reid. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. To The Wonder (12A); 7pm. USA, 2012. Directed by Terrence Malick. Starring: Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko and Javier Bardem. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Portsmouth Film Society, Havelock Community Centre, 324, Fawcett Road. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (PG), midday. US, 2012. The New York Zoo escapees are chased across Europe. To hide out, they join the circus. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (12A), 2pm; UK, 2012. Directed by Lasse Hallström. Starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt and Amr Waked. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Daryl Kellie. Admission £8. (01420) 472 664.

HAVANT: Wheelwright Arms, Emsworth Road. 9pm. Rock A Toons. Rock covers band.

LAVANT: Memorial Hall. 8pm. Chichester Country Music Club Concert. Featuring Smokey Mountain Boys. Admission: £5. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. The Targets. Mod tribute band. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Kitsch N D’Or Restaurant, 37, Eldon Street. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Sweet ’n’ Hot. Jazz duo (vocal and piano). (023) 9286 1519.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Spike’s Legendary Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Monkey Waiters. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Doghouse. Rock/party band. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. This Way Up. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Cast includes Corrinne Wicks, Tom Butcher, Sarah Thomas and Jim Alexander. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Andy Capp: The Musical. Presented by Hayling Musical Society and based on the cartoon strip. Admission £10. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Hairspray. Starring Mark Benton, Lucy Benjamin, Marcus Collins and Freya Sutton. Admission: £20-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. AC/DC UK. They look like them, they sound like them, and they generate the rock and roll atmosphere of AC/DC live in concert. Admission £17.50. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Scorched. A moving, Oscar-nominated thriller with twists and turns, set in war-torn Lebanon, that will keep you guessing to the final denouement. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. An Audience with Jonathan Miller. Admission £18, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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, APRIL 13

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Biohazzard. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm. Amplified Sessions: Room Two. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm. Amplified Sessions. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 10am-4pm.Stand Up Comedy Adult Workshop. Led by Marc Blake. Admission £35 (inc lunch). (01329) 223100.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Havant Comedy Club. With resident host Joe Wells. Headliner: David Trent. Support from Julian Deane, Jessica Fostekew and Laura Carr. Admission £9.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Andy Parsons: I’ve Got A Shed. Admission £24.50. (023) 9282 8282.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring Maureen Galea (piano). Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: £7 on door. portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

CLUBBING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 4pm-1am. Gosport Soul Club All Dayer: special guest Kev Roberts. Large dance floor (talc allowed). Admission: £8 in advance; £10 on door.

EVENTS

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

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 10.30am-3pm. Clanfield Crafts. Featuring a variety of crafts, including macrame, knitting and crochet, silversmith jewellery, textiles, soaps and candles, fused glass, photography, etc. 07954 584 090.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-1pm. The Native American Peoples of the Northern Plains. Half-day workshop on the historic tribal cultures of the Plains Indian tribes of the Northern Plains of America. Admission £7, must be booked in advance. (023) 9252 3463.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10.30am. Storytelling Session. Hear about and get involved in a magical world full of faraway places and silly stories. For four to eight year olds. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HORNDEAN: Forest of Bere Bowman’s Field (signposted from Village Centre). 2pm-5pm. Have A Go At Archery. All welcome. (023) 9259 5738, fobbcommittee@yahoo.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Technology Department, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 10am-4pm. Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors Carve-in. All welcome. (023) 9259 9153 for further information.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 7.30pm. British Orthodox Service. Join the British Orthodox community in our city for its monthly service.

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Church, Milton Road, Milton. 10am-1pm. Table Top Sale. Refreshments available. Tables £5. Admission free. (023) 9273 1130.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Parish Hall, Links Lane. 10am-1pm. Craft Fair. Varied craft stalls, including textiles, jewellery, book binding, pewter, ceramics, candles, cards, beads, glass, woodwork, quilting and furniture renovation, etc.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4.15pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Tony Edsell. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Secrets of the Solent. Film, photographs, artefacts and paintings by Sarah Morrish. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Sammy’s Great Escape 2D (PG); 8pm. Directed by Vincent Kesteloot and Ben Stassen. Featuring the voices of Pat Carroll, Cinda Admas, Dino Andrade and Wesley Johnny. Song for Marion (PG); 8pm. Directed by Paul Andrew Williams. Starring: Gemma Arterton, Christopher Eccleston, Vanessa Redgrave, Terence Stamp and Anne Reid. (01428) 642161 for further details.

GIGS

GOSPORT: RMA Club, 66, Fareham Road. 7.30pm-late. The Punk Pirates. Admission £3.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. The Outside Track. Support from Bob Wood. Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £12. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Kelly Woods. Soul. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. The Fabulous Rachel Harding. Singing Northern Soul.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Veronique Devine and The Vixens present: Rock with the Foxes. Featuring Foxer, plus glamorous show girl Lilly Della Rosa, belly dancer Amandina and wig wearing posh boy Alfie Ordinary. Admission £5 in advance, £7 on door. rmatavern.co.uk.

PURBROOK: The Woodman, London Road. 8.30pm. Tangerine Tantrum.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Trevor John. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. Mr Big Stuff. Eight-piece funk and soul band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Vendetta. All-girl rock band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 1.30pm, 7.15pm. Gosport Gang Show. Fast moving musical revue combining the talents of over 100 young members of the Gosport and Fareham Scout and Guide Associations. Admission: £9 matinee; £12 evening. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk, gosportgangshow.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Cast includes Corrinne Wicks, Tom Butcher, Sarah Thomas and Jim Alexander. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Andy Capp: The Musical. Presented by Hayling Musical Society and based on the cartoon strip. Admission £10. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 7pm. The Nightingale. Horse & Bamboo make theatre that is fantastically visual. Admission: £7.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Hairspray. Starring Mark Benton, Lucy Benjamin, Marcus Collins and Freya Sutton. Admission: £20-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Scorched. A moving, Oscar-nominated thriller with twists and turns, set in war-torn Lebanon, that will keep you guessing to the final denouement. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2pm. Elgar and Carice. Illustrated talk by Martin Bird, editor of The Elgar Society Journal. Organised by the Elgar Society Southern Branch. All welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

WEST HARTING: meet Ryefield Cottages (GR SU775224). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.40am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 4pm. Music Foundation Concert. Featuring Elise Fairley (mezzo soprano). Admission free, retiring collection in aid of the St Mary’s Music Foundation which supports young people from the area in developing their musical skills.

DANCING

WICKHAM: Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane. 1.30pm-4pm. Olive and Janet invite you to an Afternoon Tea Dance. Admission £3. (023) 9273 3393 or 07980 058 310.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and/or electric locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p per person for two circuits of track. portsmouthmes.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Titanic. An evening of song and dance aboard the famous ocean liner. Admission: £12, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.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 Tony Edsell. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Secrets of the Solent. Film, photographs, artefacts and paintings by Sarah Morrish. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Lord Raglan, Queens Street. 8.30pm. Tangerine Tantrum.

PORTSMOUTH: Moneyfields S&SC, Moneyfield Avenue, Copnor. 6pm-9pm. Mojo Dollar. Playing 60s mod, beat and soul.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 2pm-6pm. Acoustic Afternoon with Herbie, Keith, Graham and gang. All welcome to listen or join in.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8pm. The Milton James Four. Trad jazz. (023) 9275 2488.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Bear Hands presents ... (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. Secret Smile. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Afoostic. Foo Fighers acoustic tribute. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm. Hairspray. Starring Mark Benton, Lucy Benjamin, Marcus Collins and Freya Sutton. Admission: £20-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

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.