What’s on for Tuesday January 28, 2014

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

TODAY

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 1.30pm-2.30pm. Children’s Concert. A wonderful hour of music for five to 11-year-olds, performed by the Southern Pro Musica Symphony Orchestra. Admission £5, concs. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 7.30pm. Lee-on-the-Solent Residents Association Question and Answer Session with Ward Councillors. Find out what your local councillors are doing and ask them questions. Refreshments available. (023) 9255 1547, leeresidents.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: 250, Chichester Road, North End (PO2 0AU). 7.30pm-10pm. Astrology for Beginners part one course. A 10-week course with teacher Pam Ashenden. Cost £80. (023) 9269 3169.

SOUTHSEA: Natural History Museum, Cumberland House, Eastern Parade. 10.30am-11.30am. Rainforest Story Time. A themed story time for under-fives Admission £3 per child, pre-booking required. (023) 9281 5276.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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

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

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and Friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Arrivals and Departures. Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Eat, Pray, Laugh! Barry Humphries’ Farewell Tour. During the all-singing, all-dancing spectacular, Dame Edna promises to ‘empower’ audiences as she meditates on the big issues. Admission £21.50-£47.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: Community Centre, Love Lane. 2pm. Design of Tall Buildings. Science and Technology talk by Professor Gerry Parks, Surrey University lecturer, organised by the Petersfield branch of the U3A. Admission £2 to cover costs.

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.

TOMORROW

DANCING

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.

ROGATE: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Scottish Country Dancing. Suitable for both new and experienced dancers . Partner not necessary. Visitors and new members welcome. 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. Admission £3. (023) 9271 0060.

EVENTS

SOUTHSEA: 28, Albert Road. 7pm-8.30pm. Mindful Living Club. Support for people interested in practising mindfulness in their daily lives. Admission £7 on door. 07540 751 910, goodmentalhealth.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. What Maisie Knew (15); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by: Scott McGehee and David Siegel. Starring: Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgård and Steve Coogan. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square, 8pm doors for 8.30pm. Acoustix featuring John Meriton, Ben Scott, Pipe & Tabor plus Ash Watson.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Nite. Friendly atmosphere. Musicians of all levels welcome. Full turbo sound system. (023) 9229 6352.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Arrivals and Departures. Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. Giselle. From the Royal Ballet. (01428) 642161 for further details.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Eat, Pray, Laugh! Barry Humphries’ Farewell Tour. During the all-singing, all-dancing spectacular, Dame Edna promises to ‘empower’ audiences as she meditates on the big issues. Admission £21.50-£47.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOODWOOD: meet Counters Gate car park, west of Goodwood Race Course (GR SU898113). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A seven-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.15am. (023) 9259 3252.

HAVANT: United Reformed Church Hall, Elm Lane. 7.30pm. Weeds, Can We Win? Talk by Alick Jones, organised by the Havant and District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. havanthorticulturalsociety.hampshire.org.uk.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Lecture Theatre 1, Richmond Building, University of Portsmouth, Portland Street. 6.50pm for 7pm. The Antikythera Mechanism and the Mechanical Universe. Talk by Professor Mike Edmunds, University of Cardiff, organised by the Portsmouth and District Physical Society. Admission £1.50. (023) 9284 5396, port.ac.uk/physsoc.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: meet National Express office, The Hard, 10.30am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Five-mile walk along seafront to Canoe Lake then to the 10th Hole for hot soup. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

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

COMEDY

GOSPORT: Discovery Centre, High Street (PO12 1BT). 7.30pm doors for 8pm. Ssssh Comedy Night. Featuring Jeff Innocent, Anthony J Brown, Mike Belgrave and Ian Smith. MC Keith Barron. Admission £12, please book in advance. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Recital. Featuring: David Price (Portsmouth Cathedral) organ. Admission £3, concs. 023 9282 3300 extn 228, portsmouthcathedral.org.uk.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. With sequence dances and some ballroom. Admission £2.50 (inc refreshments). (023) 9226 6177.

EVENTS

HAVANT: Bedhampton Social Hall, 21, Bedhampton Road (PO9 3ES). 7.30pm-10pm. Folks in Harmony – a new a cappella four-part mixed harmony singing group. Rehearsals every Thursday. We very much welcome new singers, particularly you fellas! 07712 687 911.

PORTSMOUTH: Milton Village Hall, Milton Road (PO4 8PR). 11am, . Zumba. Get fit, have fun! Admission £18 for a six-week course. 07582 370 900.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 9.30am-11.30am. St George’s Market. Eggs and home made preserves, honey, cards, jewellery, woodcraft, craft, cakes, and plants. Coffee and tea available. (023) 9226 4583, stgeorgesnews.org.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

LIPHOOK: Millennium Centre, 2, Ontario Road (GU30 7LD). 6pm-8pm. Bohunt Manor Artefacts Display. Vollunteers will be in attendance to answer any queries regarding the exhibition and other exhibits, etc. (01428) 727275.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). Captain Phillips (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by: Paul Greengrass. Starring: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi and Barkhad Abdirahman. (01489) 799499.

PORTSMOUTH: Eldon Cinema Room, Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth, Winston Churchill Avenue (PO1 2DJ). The Selfish Giant (15); 8pm Directed by Clio Barnard. Starring: Conner Chapman, Shaun Thomas and Sean Gilder. Admission £6, concs. 07580 715 982, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Cinema Paradiso (PG); 7pm. Subtitles. Italy, 1988. Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. Starring: Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin and Marco Leonardi. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street (GU31 4AF). 8pm. The Trevor John Band. (01730) 263838.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Ade Cull, 7pm; Lewis Bennett, 7.30pm; Ryan James, 8pm; Lyndsey Lang, 8.30pm; Jerry Williams, 9pm; Nathalie Gunn, 9.30pm; Clone Radio, 10.15pm; Outgun Empire, 10.45pm-11.15pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and Friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 8.45pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Arrivals and Departures. Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. National Theatre live: Coriolanus. Live from the Donmar Warehouse. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 1.45pm, 8pm. Pulling Faces. Louise Jameson stars in this topical one-woman comedy. Admission £7.50 (matinee); £10, concs (evening). (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Eat, Pray, Laugh! Barry Humphries’ Farewell Tour. During the all-singing, all-dancing spectacular, Dame Edna promises to ‘empower’ audiences as she meditates on the big issues. Admission £21.50-£47.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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.

FRIDAY

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda &W Sounds. Admission: £3. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. Malt Whisky with a Touch of Burns Night. A celebration of malt whisky, with the opportunity to taste, drink and learn about a range of malt whiskies from Scotland. Over 18s only. Admission £10 in advance. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy, Seichen, also Metamorphic Technique. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Donation £5/£6.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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

EAST MEON: Village Hall. Workhouse Lane. Blue Jasmine (12A) 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by Woody Allen. Starring: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard. Admission: £5. (01730) 823337.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Kill Your Darlings (15); 7pm. USA, 2013 Directed by John Krokidas. Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan and Michael C Hall. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.