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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 4

DANCING

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

EVENTS

BOTLEY: All Saints Church, High Street. 7pm. Meet, Sing, and Eat ... Pancakes! Led by David Burgess on behalf of the Royal School of Church Music. Singers of all ages welcome. Tickets £5 from (01489) 782445.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Knit and Natter. Friendly group of beginners and experienced knitters. Just turn up and give it a go. Just £1.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 7.30pm. A Caribbean Party and Pancake Races. A celebration for Shrove Tuesday with Caribbean food, music and dancing and pancake races. A fun night for all ages. Admission £5 adults; £3 under-18s available from (023) 9282 2990.

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. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 12 Years a Slave (15); 7.45pm. Directed by Steve McQueen. Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams and Michael Fassbender. (01428) 642161 for further details.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Mike & The Mechanics: The Living Years 25th Anniversary Tour. Plus special guests Sadie and the Hotheads, featuring Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern. Admission £35. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge at the RMA. Acoustic showcase night featuring Mike and the Exits. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Old Man Markley. Admission £8.50 on door. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents ... Sophie Darling, 7.30pm; Alan Reid, 8pm; Offbeat Offensive (acoustic), 8.30pm; The Beth Oliver Band, 9pm; Rumour, 10pm; The Fugative Orchestra, 10.30pm-11pm. vinylrecords.co.uk/gigguide.txt.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.45pm. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Musical starring Sam Attwater and Helena Blackman. Admission £12.50-£25, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Kindertransport. Paula Wilcox and Janet Dibley star in this production of Diane Samuels’ award-winning classic. Admission: £17-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. Bedales Dance Platforms. An evening of dance dedicated to the hard work of the BAC and A-Level students. Admission free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. War Horse. The powerful and uplifting story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. Admission £20-£52, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Twelfth Night. By William Shakespeare. Created by Filter. Directed by Sean Holmes. Admission £18, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church Hall, Osborn Road South (PO16 7DG). 7pm for 7.30pm start. Everything You Need To Know About Fuchsias. Talk by Mr N Puddeefoot, organised by the Solent Fuchsia Club (subscriptions also due and distribute chase cuttings). Also plants for sale. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1.

DENMEAD: All Saints Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 7.30pm. The Trials and Tribulations of Lordington Lavender. A talk Andrew Elms about how he diversified from dairy faring to growing lavender, organised by the Denmead Horticultural Society. All welcome. Visitors’ Admission £2; members free. (023) 9225 4289.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet Elmore Car Park, Marine Parade East. 10am. Learn About Lee’s Historic Waterfront. Join this walk and talk, led by Ray Harding. Route is along Lee Promenade to the old swimming pool site, returning to Elmore Car Park. (023) 9255 1706, leeresidents.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Community Centre, Love Lane. 7.30pm. Petersfield and District Philatelic Society Annual General Meeting. Visitors and new members welcome. petersfieldstamps.hampshire.org.uk.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Methodist Church, Castle Street. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Costa Rica – Garden of Eden. Talk by Alan Martin, organised by The Portchester Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission by donation of £1 per head. portchestersociety.co.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 5

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.

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

CHICHESTER: South Downs Planetarium & Science Centre, Sir Patrick Moore Building, Kingsham Farm, Kingsham Road (PO19 8RP). 7.30pm. Observe Jupiter ‘close up’. A unique show in the planetarium dome where people will be shown the sights to look for in the night sky of southern England in early spring. (01243) 774400, southdowns.org.uk/sdpt.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-12.30pm. Family History Advice Clinic. Finding it hard to track down that elusive ancestor? Come and meet our experts in our Local and Naval Studies Centre for advice. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: 54th Scout Group Headquarters, Paignton Avenue, Baffins. 10am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, bric-a-brac, books, clothing , etc. Organised by the 54th Portsmouth Scout Group. (023) 9286 2834.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.30pm. Mediumship and Healing Demonstration. Admission £5 pp. (023) 9269 3169 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 for Ash Wednesday 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. 7.30pm. Mass for Ash Wednesday. A special service, including the imposition of ashes to mark the beginning of Lent.

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. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 12 Years a Slave (15); 7.45pm. Directed by Steve McQueen. Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams and Michael Fassbender. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Diana (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel. Starring: Naomi Watts, Naveen Andrews and Cas Anvar. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. M&M Tour. Featuring Jamie Smith’s Mabon and Maz O’Connor. Two intertwined musical cultures, Celtic and English, with support from Chloe Bix. Admission £14, concs. (01329) 223100.

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, (PO12 2HE). 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: Mission Hall. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square, 8pm doors for 8.30pm. Acoustix featuring Marley Blandford.

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.

SARISBURY GREEN: Royal British Legion, 366, Brook Lane. 8pm-10.30pm. The Clive New Big Band. (023) 9269 3988.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Survival Tour 2014. Featuring: Sam Russo, El Morgan, Roo Pescod, Helen Chambers, Kelly Kemp and Jimmy Islip. Admission £5 on door. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7pm. Centuries [USA]. Special guests: Offender, Esoteric Youth and Nihility. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Crowbar. Special guests Dripback, Belligerence and In The Hills. Admission £13.50. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Musical starring Sam Attwater and Helena Blackman. Admission £18-£34.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Kindertransport. Paula Wilcox and Janet Dibley star in this production of Diane Samuels’ award-winning classic. Admission: £17-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Community Centre, Hayling Park, Station Road, West Town (PO11 0HB). 7.30pm. Acorn Antiques. A musical by Victoria Wood, presented by Hayling Musical Society. Admission £10. (023) 9246 7545.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose Museum, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. War Games. A promenade performance, set on the day the Mary Rose sank in 1545, performed by locally-based Cop the Needle Productions. Admission £12, pre-booking essential. (023) 9281 2931, maryrose.org.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. War Horse. The powerful and uplifting story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. Admission £20-£52, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Twelfth Night. By William Shakespeare. Created by Filter. Directed by Sean Holmes. Admission £18, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BEDHAMPTON: Bedhampton Social Hall Centre, 21, Bedhampton Road. 7.30pm. Judging. Talk by Barrie Durrent, Geoff Gale and Terry Sayers, organised by the Havant Cage Bird Society. Visitors and new members welcome. havantcbs.co.uk.

COSHAM: meet at King George V Playing Fields car park, Northern Road. 2pm. Lakeside, North Harbour Walk. Gentle paced walk around the private grounds of IBM. 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.

HARTING DOWN: meet Harting Down National Trust car park (GR SU790181). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 262437.

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 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, MARCH 6

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. The Phoenix Comedy Club. Featuring: John Gordillo, Susan Murray and Craig Murray. Resident compere Dan Evans. Admission £9.50, concs. (01420) 472 664.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Fosters’ South Coast Comedian of The Year 2014: Heat One. Featuring: Jake Baker, Richard Jay, Tom Glover, Dennis Pratt, Seb Cuesta, Graham Whistler, Adrienne Coles and Jason Manly. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

CONCERTS

HORNDEAN: Blendworth Centre, Blendworth Lane (PO8 4AA). 7.30pm. Horndean Music Society Concert. Featuring Amonn al Mahrouq (saxophone). All welcome. Admission £7. horndeanmusicsociety.org.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Recital. Featuring: Edward Hewes (Royal Academy of Music) organ. Admission £3, concs. 023 9282 3300 extn 228, portsmouthcathedral.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 1pm. Lunchtime Concert with Ditcham Park School. Admission free, retiring collection. (01730) 260213.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Search, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 4pm-6pm (doors close 5.30pm). Story Explorers. Celebrate World Book Day at Search by popping in after school to explore the museum’s collections with fun activities linked to famous books and stories. Suitable for ages four plus. (023) 9252 3463.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road (GU31 4EA). 9.30am-6pm The Big Sale: day one. A unique kind of fundraising event in aid of Save the Children. For just two and a half days, Petersfield Festival Hall will be filled with a huge selection of good-as-new clothes, accessories and household items. petersfield-savethechildren.co.uk

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.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. Midday. 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.

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. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 12 Years a Slave (15); 7.45pm. Directed by Steve McQueen. Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams and Michael Fassbender. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Eldon Cinema Room, Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth, Winston Churchill Avenue (PO1 2DJ). Gloria (15); 8pm. Chile, 2013. Subtitles. Directed by Sebastián Lelio. Starring: Paulina García, Sergio Hernández and Diego Fontecilla. Admission £6, concs. 07580 715 982, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Missing Picture (12A); 7pm. France, 2013. Subtitles. Directed by Rithy Panh. Documentary about the effects of the rule of the Khmer Rouge. Starring: Randal Douc. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: The Venue, Spur Road (PO19 8PR). 7.30pm. Chichester Country Music Club Irish Concert. Featuring: Brendan Shine. Admission: £10. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Drake, Kingston Crescent. 8.45pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Shaun Shears, 7pm; Megan Linford, 7.30pm; Lyndsey Lang, 8pm; Lucky 13, 8.30pm; The Midnight 23s, 9pm; The Scandal, 9.30pm; Trapped On Amber, 10.15pm; Ghosh Town, 10.45pm-11.15. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Skaters. Admission £10.50 on door. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: The Wine Vaults, Albert Road. 8pm. The Ricardos. Plus DJ Tom Owen. 07739 517 094.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Musical starring Sam Attwater and Helena Blackman. Admission £18-£34.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Kindertransport. Paula Wilcox and Janet Dibley star in this production of Diane Samuels’ award-winning classic. Admission: £17-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Community Centre, Hayling Park, Station Road, West Town (PO11 0HB). 7.30pm. Acorn Antiques. A musical by Victoria Wood, presented by Hayling Musical Society. Admission £12. (023) 9246 7545.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose Museum, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. War Games. A promenade performance, set on the day the Mary Rose sank in 1545, performed by locally-based Cop the Needle Productions. Admission £12, pre-booking essential. (023) 9281 2931, maryrose.org.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. War Horse. The powerful and uplifting story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. Admission £20-£52, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1.30pm, 7.30pm. Twelfth Night. By William Shakespeare. Created by Filter. Directed by Sean Holmes. Admission £18, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. From Sea Bathing to Sailing, the Berth of Yacht Racing in the Solent. Talk by Richard Franklin about a fascinating chapter of our local history. Admission £4. (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.