What’s on for Tuesday January 7, 2014

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

TUESDAY, JAN 7

DANCING

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

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Search, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10.30am-midday. Back to 1944 Market Day Drop-in. Explore the wartime house room set and wartime collections in Search hands-on centre. Pop in from the market and share your childhood memories. (023) 9252 3463.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

WALKS & TALKS

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.

WEDNESDAY, JAN 8

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.

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 2pm-2.45pm. Cartoon Capers for the Under-Fives at The Gallery. Galleries for Beginners! Hands-on fun, dressing up and activities linked to famous cartoon characters like Spot, Peppa Pig and Elmer. Admission free, children must be accompanied by an adult. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

FILMS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Behind the Candelabra (15); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by: Steven Soderbergh. Starring: Michael Douglas, Matt Damon and Scott Bakula. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, PO12 2HE. 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: the Golden Eagle Quintet. (023) 9252 5487, gosportjazz.org.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Wellington, 62, High Street (PO1 2LY). 8.30pm. Open Mic Night. Come on down. All welcome, whether to perform or listen. (023) 9281 8965.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square, 8pm doors for 8.30pm. Acoustix featuring The Wide Eyes.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7pm. Cinderella. Traditional family pantomime. Admission: £22.50-£24. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 7pm. Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates. A swashbuckling pantomime starring Brian Conley and Lesley Joseph. Admission £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HAVANT: meet Havant Bus Station, 10.27am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Four/five-mile mystery circular walk. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

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.

PETERSFIELD: meet Beckham Lane car park (GR SU740238). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. (01730) 269253.

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, JAN 9

DANCING

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

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: Eldon Cinema Room, Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth, Winston Churchill Avenue (PO1 2DJ). Populaire (12A); 8pm. France, 2012. Subtitles. Directed by Régis Roinsard. Starring: Romain Duris, Féodor Atkine and Déborah François. Admission £6, concs. 07580 715 982, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Child’s Pose (15); 7pm. Romania, 2013. Subtitles. Directed by Calin Peter Netzer. Starring: Luminita Gheorghiu, Bogdan Dumitrache and Natasa Raab. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 1.30pm, 7pm. Cinderella. Traditional family pantomime. Admission: £22.50-£24. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 7pm. Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates. A swashbuckling pantomime starring Brian Conley and Lesley Joseph. Admission £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Search, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. More than Aardman: a potted history of British animation. Talk looking at a range of creative film-makers who have embodied and challenged notions of Britishness in their work. Admission £3, in advance. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

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, JAN 10

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2am. Wolf Cub Club. (023) 9286 3911.

EVENTS

LISS: Triangle Centre, Mill Road. 2pm-4pm. Scrabble. Join us for an afternoon of words. All levels welcome! Admission £2.50 (inc tea/coffee). (01730) 301000.

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: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Parkland (15); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Peter Landesman. Starring: Zac Efron, Billy Bob Thornton and Paul Giamatti. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

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

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Paul Jones and Dave Kelly. Blues. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Colossus. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Mark Morris (The Bluetones). Alternative, blues, rock, indie. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Hairforce-5/Hanowar. Tribute double bill. Admission £6.(023) 9286 3911.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. Peter Harris. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 1.30pm, 7pm. Cinderella. Traditional family pantomime. Admission: £22.50-£24. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: St Faith’s Church Hall, The Pallant (PO9 1EH). 7.30pm. Peter Pan – a musical adventure. Presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre, based on J M Barrie’s original play. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9245 4244.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates. A swashbuckling pantomime starring Brian Conley and Lesley Joseph. Admission £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.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, JAN 11

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 8pm-1am. Blue Lagoon Soul Club. Featuring resident DJ Steve Lyons, plus special guest DJs Pete Lyster and Paul Thrower. Admission £6. 07780 862 774.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7pm. Cinderella. Traditional family pantomime. Admission: £22.50-£24. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: St Faith’s Church Hall, The Pallant (PO9 1EH). 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Peter Pan – a musical adventure. Presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre, based on J M Barrie’s original play. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9245 4244.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7pm. Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates. A swashbuckling pantomime starring Brian Conley and Lesley Joseph. Admission £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: meet 28, Oakland Road (off Winchester Road). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A three-and-a-half-mile walk. (01730) 262592.

SUNDAY, JAN 12

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: Admiral Drake, Kingston Crescent. 4pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road (off Clarence Parade). 8.15pm. The Milton James Four. Trad jazz. (023) 9275 2488.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 1.30pm, 5.30pm. Cinderella. Traditional family pantomime. Admission: £22.50-£24. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 5.30pm. Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates. A swashbuckling pantomime starring Brian Conley and Lesley Joseph. Admission £14-£35. (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.