What’s On for Tuesday May 1, 2012

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

TODAY

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH, Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane. 7:30pm - 10:00pm. H.A.B.D.A Ballroom and Latin Practice. Social evening, amateur club, all couples welcomed. Please bring your own refreshments. Admission £2. (023) 9235 7689.

EVENTS

EMSWORTH, South Street Centre. 7.30pm. Portsdown Camcorder User’s Club. Subject: Video making with green or blue screen. The PCUC is a friendly club for anybody interested in video making or editing. New members are welcome. (023) 9226 3003, (01243) 374473.

HORNDEAN, The Archery Field by Cadlington House, Blendworth Lane. Forest of Bere Bowmen Beginners’ Archery Course. All equipment provided. Further details from (023) 9259 5738 or email fobbcommittee@yahoo.co.uk

PORTSMOUTH, St Cuthbert’s Centre, Hayling Avenue, Copnor. 9.15am-12.15pm. Coffee and Chat/ Cake and Crafts/ Light Lunches. Plus stories and songs for tots run by young mums at 11am. (023) 9282 2556.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM, B Level coffee shop, QA Hospital. 10-4 Mon-Fri, 2-4 Sat-Sun. Belinda acrylics, flowers and pets.

COSHAM, Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm, Mon-Fri; 1pm-5pm, Sat-Sun. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Bob Read and also the Wallington Art Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT, Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Way of the Warrior. Arms and armour from epic movies! Includes replica arms and armour that can be handled and worn. (023) 9250 1957, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

PORTSMOUTH, Aspex Gallery 2, Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm-8pm. New Creatives. A showcase of creative works by young people from seven local FE and Sixth Form colleges. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH, Front Bar, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm. Teapot Open Mic Night. Musicians of all levels welcome

PORTSMOUTH, The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome

PORTSMOUTH, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8:30pm til late. Lounge@The RMA. Acoustic showcase nite. (023) 9282 0896 .

SOUTHSEA, Little Johnny Russells, Albert Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Nick Courtney presents ... Juno Jakob, 7.30pm; Mike Keating, 8pm; Heather-Elizabeth Bailey, 8.30pm; Joshy Connor, 9pm; Matt Jarvis, 9.30pm; Aviv, 10pm; and Remedy Sounds, 10.30pm

SOUTHSEA, Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Countdown. Plus: Offender; Mattox Yard; and Eyes Like Knives. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER, Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.15pm, 7.30pm. The Way of the World. Comedy by William Congreve, starring Penelope Keith. Admission £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Oliver!. Starring Brian Conley and Samantha Barks. Admission £20-£46.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER, Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. HMS Pinafore. Presented by Winchester Operatic Society. Admission £14.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH, Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Baffins. 10.30am. Walk with Friends: WfH Accredited. Two/ three mile walk, organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth. New walkers arrive early to register please. (023) 9286 3224.

PORTSMOUTH, meet Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore Walk. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Health Development 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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

TOMORROW

EVENTS

HAVANT, meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Cycle ride to Titchfield Haven and Gosport. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND, Community Centre, The Park, Station Road. 10.30am-midday. Coffee Morning. In aid of the Mayor of Havant’s charities. (023) 9246 8990 or 9246 4722.

PORTSMOUTH, St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 12pm. Mass and Charity Lunch. Enjoy a light lunch and monies raised will go to local charities. (023) 9229 3020.

PORTSMOUTH, Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 10.30am-midday. Beating the Blues. We are looking for people who want to and enjoy singing. This includes people who have been told they can’t sing. You are all welcome. Admission by £2 donation. (023) 9281 1802.

SHEDFIELD, Wheatsheaf pub, Botley Road. 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host: Ed. solentsocialising.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM, B Level coffee shop, QA Hospital. 10-4 Mon-Fri, 2-4 Sat-Sun. Belinda acrylics, flowers and pets.

COSHAM, Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm, Mon-Fri; 1pm-5pm, Sat-Sun. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Bob Read and also the Wallington Art Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT, Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Way of the Warrior. Arms and armour from epic movies! Includes replica arms and armour that can be handled and worn. (023) 9250 1957, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

PORTSMOUTH, Aspex Gallery 2, Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm-8pm. New Creatives. A showcase of creative works by young people from seven local FE and Sixth Form colleges. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH, No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Nicholas Nickleby. (PG); 7.30pm. UK/US, 2002. Directed by: Douglas McGrath. Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Jamie Bell and Jim Broadbent. portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH, Coal Exchange, 21, South Street. Open Mic.

GOSPORT, Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, PO12 2HE. 8pm-11pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: Bob Dyer’s Bits and Pieces. (023) 9250 1024, gosportjazz.org.uk .

HAVANT, The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Rock School Gig. They’re back. They rock. They just don’t stop!. Admission £3.50. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Mr Fogg. . Admission £5 in advance, £6 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Front Bar, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8.30pm. Wickid Grin. Classic 60s rock

PORTSMOUTH, The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm. Jam Session. With local musicians. All welcome

SARISBURY GREEN, Royal British Legion, 366, Brook Lane. 8.15pm-10.30pm. The Clive New Big Band. . Admission free. (023) 9269 3988.

SOUTHAMPTON, The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Manfred Mann’s Earth Band. . Admission £20 advance, £22 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA, Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Portsmouth College Showcase. PC Gone Mad Music Night Showcase. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA, Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Acouistic Fusion presents ... . Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER, Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. The Way of the World. Comedy by William Congreve, starring Penelope Keith. Admission £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GOSPORT, SEARCH Hands on Museum, 50, Clarence Road. 7.30pm-9pm. Dickens’ Characters. Chester House Productions compilation of funny and poignant scenes from Dickens’ classics. Admission £5, concs. (023) 9252 3463.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Oliver!. Starring Brian Conley and Samantha Barks. Admission £20-£46.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

OLD PORTSMOUTH, St George’s Building, entrance off St Thomas’s Street. 6.45pm for 7pm. Brutalism Revisited: An International Style. Talk by Dr Celia Clark, president of the Portsmouth Society. All welcome. (023) 9283 9660, portsmouthsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Community Centre, Bransbury Park, Eastney. 10.30am. Walk with Friends: WfH Accredited. Two/ three mile walk, organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth. New walkers arrive early to register please. (023) 9286 3224.

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 Health Development 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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

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