What’s on for Tuesday March 25, 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, MARCH 25

DANCING

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

EVENTS

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Parish Hall, Links Lane. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Oils. Demonstration by Melanie Cambridge. All welcome. Admission £2 to non-members. Tea/coffee available. rowlandscastlepaintingsociety.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Solent Aviation Art Society. 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.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path Studio, 21, The Square. 10am-4pm. Dominic Head: Mapping Empire. Featuring a number of screen prints and video work exploring issues of privacy and the internet. (01730) 260756, petersfieldmuseum.co.uk.

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.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Searchers. John McNally, Frank Allen, Spencer James and Scott Ottaway. Admission £19.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street. 8pm. Showcase Night. Featuring Caitlin Eddy, Luke Preddeth and Ed Gibson.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Andrews Brothers. Playing a mix of rock, pop, soul and jazz in style. rmatavern.co.uk.

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.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Gorgeous George. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Liza Liza Liza. A new play by Richard Harris about Liza Minnelli. Admission: ££19-£30.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. South Pacific. Rodgers and Hammerstein musical presented by The Haslemere Players. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Communicating Doors. By Alan Ayckbourn, presented by HIADS. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake. A passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times which took the dance world by storm. Admission £17.50-£35, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Falling Song. An Incredibly Rare Production which looks at the nature of flying and falling and the dangerous relationship between the two. Admission £17, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: Community Centre, Love Lane. 2pm. DNA: its uses and problems. Talk by John Broad, organised by the Science and Technology Group of the Petersfield branch of the U3A. Visitors (£2) and new members welcome.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Copnor. 10.30am. Walking Friends Portsmouth Two/Three Mile Walk. New walkers please arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk.

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, MARCH 26

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8pm. Sarah Millican. The British Comedy Award’s Queen is back. Admission £25. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Main Entrance, St James Hospital, Locksway Road, Milton (PO4 8LD). 8pm-10.15pm. Wednesday Ballroom Club Dance. Ballroom and some sequence, party dances and raffle. BYO refreshments. Admission £4. (023) 9307 7368.

PORTSMOUTH: Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Alexandra Park, Northern Parade. 9.30am-4pm. Promoting Health and Well Being. An event for people affected by cancer. (023) 9268 8259.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Workshop. Admission £6. 07989 534 673 for further details.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Midday. Mass and Charity Lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch – the money raised will be used to support the Bishop’s Lent Appeal for Food Banks.

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

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Solent Aviation Art Society. 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.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path Studio, 21, The Square. 10am-4pm. Dominic Head: Mapping Empire. Featuring a number of screen prints and video work exploring issues of privacy and the internet. (01730) 260756, petersfieldmuseum.co.uk.

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

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Captain Phillips (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by: Paul Greengrass. Starring: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi and Barkhad Abdirahman. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. The Epic of Everest (U); 8pm. UK, 1924. Directed by JBL Noel. Starring: Andrew Irvine and George Mallory. The official film record of the legendary Everest expedition of 1924. 07580 715 982, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Faustus. Admission £13, concs. (01329) 223100.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square, 8pm doors for 8.30pm. Acoustix featuring John Meriton, Nina Schofield, The Bayonettes plus Abi Murray.

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

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.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Ugly Duckling. Admission £10. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Pale Angels. Plus Misgivings and Harker. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Liza Liza Liza. A new play by Richard Harris about Liza Minnelli. Admission: ££19-£30.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. South Pacific. Rodgers and Hammerstein musical presented by The Haslemere Players. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Communicating Doors. By Alan Ayckbourn, presented by HIADS. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake. A passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times which took the dance world by storm. Admission £17.50-£35, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Presented by One Off Productions. Admission £8-£12, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

WALKS & TALKS

ARUNDEL: meet Whiteways Lodge car park, on A29 north of Arundel (GR TQ001108). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A nine-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.10am. (01730) 475785.

DENMEAD: meet Kidmore Lane car park, 10.45am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Six-and-a-half-mile circular walk via Veniss Copse and Pithill. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road. 1.45pm for 2pm. Haslemere Flower Club Monthly Meeting. Demonstrator Alison Gillott with A Girl’s Best Friend. Exhibit: Reflections. A toast to our diamond anniversary. Visitors and new members welcome. nafas.org.uk.

HAVANT: United Reformed Church Hall, Elm Lane. 7.30pm. Pride of Madeira. Talk by Gerald Ponting, organised by the Havant and District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. havanthorticulturalsociety.hampshire.org.uk.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Studio, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm. Flora and Fauna of Hampshire. An illustrated talk by Gordon Small, organised by the Havant, Hayling and Emsworth Group of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. All welcome. Admission: £2.50 (inc refreshments). hiwwt.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: meet Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 10.30am. Walking Friends Portsmouth Two/Three Mile Walk. New walkers please arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk.

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.

PORT SOLENT: meet in front of the Odeon Cinema. 2pm. Port Solent Walk. Suitable for beginners but does include an area of uneven ground, sturdy shoes recommended. 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.

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, MARCH 27

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Gary Delaney: Purist. Expect jokes. Don’t expect narrative themes or a voyage of self-discovery. Admission £14, concs. (01329) 223100.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8pm. Sarah Millican. The British Comedy Award’s Queen is back. Admission £25. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 7.30pm. Churcher’s College Spring Concert. Featuring the senior wind band and senior choir. Admission £8, concs. (01730) 260213.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Recital. Featuring: Inversion (Ruth Stockdale and Robert Smith) flute and organ. Admission £3, concs. 023 9282 3300 extn 228, portsmouthcathedral.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 7.30pm. Royal Marines School of Music Concert.

DANCING

HAVANT: Leigh Park Community Hall, Dunsbury Way (PO9 5BG). 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £3 (inc tea/biscuits). 07950 730 274.

EVENTS

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

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

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Solent Aviation Art Society. 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.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path Studio, 21, The Square. 10am-4pm. Dominic Head: Mapping Empire. Featuring a number of screen prints and video work exploring issues of privacy and the internet. (01730) 260756, petersfieldmuseum.co.uk.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Eldon Cinema Room, Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth, Winston Churchill Avenue (PO1 2DJ). Jeune et Jolie (18); 8pm. France, 2013. Subtitles. Directed by François Ozon. Starring: Marine Vacth, Géraldine Pailhas, Frédéric Pierrot, Fantin Ravat, Johan Leysen and Charlotte Rampling. Admission £6, concs. 07580 715 982, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Armstrong Lie (15); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Alex Gibney. Lance Armstrong was a cycling phenomenon, but his enduring success was heavily reliant on performance-enhancing drugs, which for years he indignantly denied. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street. 8pm. Open Mic Night. Plug in and join in with Petersfield’s own ‘Later with Joules’.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Ade Cuoo, 7pm; Lewis Bennett, 7.30pm; Kelvin Jones, 8pm; Strumpet Town, 8.30pm; comedian Steve Corrigan, 9.15pm; The Deadscene Revival, 9.30pm; Freeway Mad, 10.15pm-11.15pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Biopolar Sunshine. Admission £7. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Spring Into Action Charity Variety Show. In Aid of Pancreatic Cancer UK. Dedicated to Kerry Harvey. Featuring The Frank & Dean Show, The Three Belles, Scarlett Seductrice and Batala Portsmouth. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Liza Liza Liza. A new play by Richard Harris about Liza Minnelli. Admission: ££19-£30.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. South Pacific. Rodgers and Hammerstein musical presented by The Haslemere Players. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 11.30am. Battle Lines: The Call Up. Admission £7.50, concs. 1.45pm. Battle Lines: Keep Smiling Through. Admission £7.50, concs. 7pm. Battle Lines: The Call Up; Keep Smiling Through; and In Our Name. Admission £12.50, concs. Trilogy of plays presented by Forest Forge Theatre Company, that explore the way that wartime and modern warfare has shaped the lives of generations. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Communicating Doors. By Alan Ayckbourn, presented by HIADS. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOBERTON: Soberton Village Hall, School Hill, Long Road. 7.30pm. The Vicar of Dibley. Stage play by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter adapted from the original TV series, presented by the Soberton Players. Admission £7. (023) 9263 2551, sobertonplayers.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake. A passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times which took the dance world by storm. Admission £17.50-£35, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Presented by One Off Productions. Admission £8-£12, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Russian Doctor (dress rehearsal). An exploration of the impossibility of escape, The Russian Doctor is a meditation on freedom. Admission £17, concs. Post-show discussion free, but please reserve your place when booking your tickets as places are limited. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. Swiss in the British Army: The Watteville Regiment 1801-1816. Alistair Nichols talks about largely forgotten aspects of the Napoleonic Wars. Admission £3. (023) 9252 3463.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Becket Hall, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 2.45pm. RN and RM Chaplaincy. Talk by Peter Keat, organised by the Portsmouth Cathedral Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (023) 9285 1177.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Road. 10.30am. Walking Friends Portsmouth Two-and-a-half Mile Walk. New walkers please arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk.

FRIDAY, MARCH 28

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2.30am. It’s A Sin Room 2: One Time At Band Camp. (023) 9286 3911.

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

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road.8pm. Patrick Monahan: Cake Charmer. UK Tour 2014. Admission £13. (01420) 472 664.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 8pm. Josh Widdicombe: Incidentally. Admission £14, concs. (01489) 799499.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Brett Goldsmith, Bryan Lacey, plus special guests. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: The Quad, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. The Spring Concert. Admission free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Third Floor Arts Centre, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Chamber Music Series: Florilegium. Featuring works by Telemann, JS Bach, CPE Bach, Le Clair, Marais and Rebel. Admission £13-£15. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6pm-10pm. Reiki, Seichem, Metamorphic Technique and Meditation. £5. Reiki training available.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Spin and Chat. Bring your spinning wheel or spindle. All welcome. Admission: £1 (inc tea). (023) 9278 0500.

STUBBINGTON: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane (PO14 2PP). 9am-midday. Country Market. Come along and sample a delicious range of produce including cakes, savouries, marmalade, jams, chutneys, seasonal fruit and vegetables plus plants and locally made crafts! 0845 603 5631.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Solent Aviation Art Society. 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.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path Studio, 21, The Square. 10am-4pm. Dominic Head: Mapping Empire. Featuring a number of screen prints and video work exploring issues of privacy and the internet. (01730) 260756, petersfieldmuseum.co.uk.

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

EAST MEON: Village Hall. Workhouse Lane. Philomena (12A) 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by Stephen Frears. Starring: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan and Sophie Kennedy Clark. Admission: £5. (01730) 823337.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. American Hustle (15); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by David O Russell. Starring: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Jennifer Lawrence. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CLANFIELD: Rising Sun, North Lane (PO8 0RN). 9pm. The Woody Session Band.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Emily Smith. Folk. Admission £15.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Good Intent, Trinity Street. 9pm. Tangerine Tantrum.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.30pm. The Road to Blissfields. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Wickid Grin. All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Imperial Leisure. Admission £8. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Power of Three. Tasty blues trio. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Liza Liza Liza. A new play by Richard Harris about Liza Minnelli. Admission: ££19-£30.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. South Pacific. Rodgers and Hammerstein musical presented by The Haslemere Players. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 1.45pm. Battle Lines: The Call Up; Keep Smiling Through. Admission £10. Two plays presented by Forest Forge Theatre Company, that explore the way that wartime and modern warfare has shaped the lives of generations. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Communicating Doors. By Alan Ayckbourn, presented by HIADS. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOBERTON: Soberton Village Hall, School Hill, Long Road. 7.30pm. The Vicar of Dibley. Stage play by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter adapted from the original TV series, presented by the Soberton Players. Admission £7. (023) 9263 2551, sobertonplayers.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake. A passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times which took the dance world by storm. Admission £17.50-£35, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Presented by One Off Productions. Admission £8-£12, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Russian Doctor. An exploration of the impossibility of escape, The Russian Doctor is a meditation on freedom. Admission £17, concs. Pre-show lecture (6.30pm) free, but please reserve your place when booking your tickets as places are limited. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet third car park at Farlington Marshes, Eastern Road. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes Walk. Sturdy shoes for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. 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 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, MARCH 29

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 8pm-late. Northern Soul – Incrowd Soul Society. Featuring resident DJ Steve Lyons, plus special guest Soul Sam and Derek Mead. Record dealers are welcome. Admission £6. 07780 862 774.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm. Hot Fuss vs Community Fusion. Indie dance electro hip hop dnb dubstep techno party. Admission by donation. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

EMSWORTH: St James’ Church, North Street. 7.30pm. Cantemus Choir’s Spring Concert. The programme includes the Choral Suite from Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man, Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna and French and English songs. Admission £8, in advance or on door. (023) 9246 3531, cantemushavant.moonfruit.com.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Havant Symphony Orchestra in concert. Performing works by Humperdinck, Malcolm Arnold and Tchaikovsky. Conductor Levon Parikian. Soloist Robert Blanken (clarinet). Admission £8-£20, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 3.30pm. Ishani Bhoola (violin), Jennifer Carter (piano) and Mikhail Lezdkahn (cello): Trios by Beethoven, Brahms and Rachmaninov. Admission free, retiring collection. (01730) 260213.

SOUTH HARTING: St Mary and St Gabriel’s Church, on B2146. 6.30pm. Harting Music Club Concert. Performed by the Harting Band, featuring: Ella de Jongh (soprano); John Taylor (baritone); Lucy le Fanu (flute); Kate Durbin (cello); and Charlotte Ellis (piano). All welcome. Admission £10 on door.

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club Function Room, Spur Road (PO6 3DY). 7.30pm for 8pm-11pm. Club-50 Disco. Golden oldies and disco classics. With Denis Kaye. All welcome. Admission: £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958 or club-50.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 8pm-11pm. Spring Dance. Compere: Claire Taplin. Music by Colin Mansbridge. All proceeds to Harbour Cancer Support Centre. Admission £12.50. (023) 9252 9768, 9250 1503.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane (PO3 5XT). 8pm-11pm. ALN Ballroom Dance. Admission £4. No bar, BYO. 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 10am-3pm. Beauty Outside and In. A health, fitness and wellbeing event hosted by Breeze 107, with a full programme of demonstrations by local activity groups. Fitness clubs, weight management experts and health professionals will be on hand to give free help and advice on improving your lifestyle.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. Weird Science Story Time Special. Wacky scientific crafts and stories. Suitable for under-10s accompanied by an adult. Admission free, but places must be booked. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Catholic Church, High Street. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Nightfever. Step into an oasis of peace, light a candle, enjoy the live music and stay as long as you like.

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church Small Hall, Mengham. 9.30am. Coffee Morning. Organised by The Rowans Haying Island Support Group.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 10.30am-11.15am. Saturday Storytime. Each storytime session ends with interactive play time, where everyone becomes part of the story. Suitable for three- to seven-year-olds. Admission £3. (01489) 799499.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 3pm. Saying Goodbye Service. For those who have suffered the loss of a baby. sayinggoodbye.org.

PORTSMOUTH: Beam Engine House, Henderson Road, Eastney. 1pm-5pm. Eastney Beam Engine House Open Day. See the magnificent Boulton and Watt Beam Engine in its original site. Admission free. (023) 9282 7261.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Solent Aviation Art Society. 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.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path Studio, 21, The Square. 10am-4pm. Dominic Head: Mapping Empire. Featuring a number of screen prints and video work exploring issues of privacy and the internet. (01730) 260756, petersfieldmuseum.co.uk.

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

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (12A); 2pm, 7.30pm. Directed by: Peter Jackson. Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman and Richard Armitage. (01489) 799499.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street, Buckland. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 9pm. Joe Butt. (023) 9234 1665.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Cartoon Heroes. New band of Rob Beckinsale. rmatavern.co.uk.

PURBROOK: The Woodman, London Road. 9pm. Beau.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. TV Smith. Admission £9. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Blackout. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue (PO4 0AW). 7.30pm. MS-UK Charity Event. Featuring It Must Be Madness. Admission £7. (023) 9229 1198, 07717 748 491.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Community Fusion Benefit. Featuring Battery Hens, MT, Matt Jarvis and Boy I Used To Be. Followed by Hot Source DJs. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

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

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 2pm. Three Little Pigs. An innovative re-telling of the classic, presented by Circo Ridiculoso for all the family. Admission £6, concs. (01420) 472 664.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Liza Liza Liza. A new play by Richard Harris about Liza Minnelli. Admission: ££19-£30.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. South Pacific. Rodgers and Hammerstein musical presented by The Haslemere Players. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Communicating Doors. By Alan Ayckbourn, presented by HIADS. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOBERTON: Soberton Village Hall, School Hill, Long Road. 7.30pm. The Vicar of Dibley. Stage play by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter adapted from the original TV series, presented by the Soberton Players. Admission £7. (023) 9263 2551, sobertonplayers.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake. A passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times which took the dance world by storm. Admission £17.50-£35, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Presented by One Off Productions. Admission £8-£12, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: meet Beckham Lane car park off Winchester Road (GR SU740238). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. (01730) 262592.

SUNDAY, MARCH 30

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Matt Richardson: Hometown Hero Tour 2014. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: The Church of the Resurrection, Penrhyn Avenue, Drayton. 3pm. Charity Concert. Performed by the Portsmouth Philharmonia in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society. Includes works by Arthur Sullivan, Ronald Binge, Vaughan Williams and Eric Coates. Toni Kent will perform Binge’s Saxophone Concerto with the orchestra. Admission £5 on door. Refreshments served during the interval. portsmouthphilharmonia.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7pm-9.30pm. Portsmouth Music Festival Gala Concert. The final event this year will select the winners of the Portsmouth Festivities Recital Prize and The Solent Symphony Orchestra Concerto Award. Admission £8-£10, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Beam Engine House, Henderson Road, Eastney. 1pm-5pm. Eastney Beam Engine House Open Day. See the magnificent Boulton and Watt Beam Engine in its original site. Admission free. (023) 9282 7261.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Craswell Street, Landport. 9.30am. Mothering Sunday Special Service. The service will include the distribution of flowers to those who care for us.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 9.30am. Mothering Sunday Special Service. The service will include the distribution of flowers to those who care for us.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 10am. Mothering Sunday Special Service. The service will include the distribution of flowers to those who care for us.

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. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Solent Aviation Art Society. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

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.

GARDENS

WINCHESTER: Little Court, Crawley. 2pm-5.30pm. Garden Open. A traditional walled country garden. There are seven sections divided by old flint walls with many rustic seats throughout. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street. 8pm. Alex Roberts. Folk.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. Midday doors for 12.30pm-3pm. Mother’s Day Music Melodies with Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. Keeping big band music alive in Portsmouth. Join us for a set lunch starting with soup of the day followed by roast pork with all the trimmings for £8.95. (023) 9266 2440.

PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road, North End. 5pm. Tangerine Tantrum.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Alleycats Open Mic Night. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Bloodworks Farewell Show. Special guests: Mask of Judas, Core of Io and Perpetual Delusion. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

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.

MONDAY, MARCH 31

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s Modern Sequence Dance Club. New members always welcome to this modern sequence club. Admission £2.50. (023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-12.45pm, 4pm-8pm. Spiritual Healing Clinic. No appointment necessary. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Solent Aviation Art Society. 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.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 6pm. Infant Voices. Involving 500 Year 2 children from across the city coming together to sing the community songs which are from the Animal Tracks songbook and Animals songbook as well as showcasing their own school’s songs to the other schools. Admission £5.50. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Bridge Centre, Fratton Road. 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. 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 South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. 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 South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Eastney Seafront Walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney, returning via Eastern Parade. 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.