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

TUESDAY, MAY 22

DANCING

LISS: Village Hall. 8pm-10.15pm. Liss Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: £3. (01730) 892570.

EVENTS

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: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Alresford Monday Painting 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.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-8pm. In Memoriam. This exhibition explores the language of remembrance through imagery of local memorials of the Great War 1914-18. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Island Library, Elm Lane. 9.30am-5pm. May Days Arts Trail 2012: Arts and Crafts. Work by Trail participants. 0845 6035 631.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. A Tale of One City ... exploring the links between Charles Dickens and life in Portsmouth today. 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.

SELBORNE: Selborne Gallery, The Plestor. 11am-5pm. Hampshire Artists’ Co-operative Spring Exhibition. With guest artists Mary Herdman and Jo Ellis. (01420) 511347.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: Omega Centre, Omega Street, Somerstown. Best of the Iris Prize 2011. 6pm. A screening of the best short films from the Iris Prize film festival. Weekend. (18); 8pm. UK, 2011. Directed by: Andrew Haigh. Starring: Tom Cullen, Chris New and Laura Freeman. portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

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

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Andrews Brothers. An eclectic mix of soul, pop, rock, jazz and country played with style. (023) 9282 0896, rmatavern.co.uk.

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

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Fountain Inn, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong (ex Van Morrison) Open Mic Night. (023) 9241 2291.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Music Room Acoustic Showcase. Heat Two. Admission £2. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. A Marvellous Year for Plums. Thriller by Hugh Whitmore, set in Britain during the Suez Crisis in 1956. Admission: £14-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Canvas. Comedy by Michael Wynne. Admission: £23.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Maskerade. Fantasy comedy presented by HIADS. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363 (10am-midday, Mon-Sat), box office.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Educating Rita. Cast includes Matthew Kelly and Claire Sweeney. Admission: £20.50-£26.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.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.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Kindertransport. A play by Diane Samuels, which examines the life, during World War II and afterwards, of a Kindertransport child. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

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.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23

DANCING

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

EVENTS

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Cycle ride to Aldingbourne, Littlehampton and Fishbourne. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 10.30am for 11am-midday. Beating the Blues with Portsmouth Voices. Have a chat over a cuppa, followed by singing for an hour. No previous singing experience required, just a willingness to have a go and join in the fun. Suggested donation of £2. (023) 9281 1802.

PORTSMOUTH: Good Companion, Eastern Road. 8.30pm. Charity Pub Quiz Night. Rock n roll bingo, question and picture rounds. Enter your team of four to six people. Admission: £1 pp. All proceeds raised will support the Beneficial Foundation.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Alresford Monday Painting 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.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-8pm. In Memoriam. This exhibition explores the language of remembrance through imagery of local memorials of the Great War 1914-18. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Island Library, Elm Lane. 9.30am-5pm. May Days Arts Trail 2012: Arts and Crafts. Work by Trail participants. 0845 6035 631.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. A Tale of One City ... exploring the links between Charles Dickens and life in Portsmouth today. 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.

SELBORNE: Selborne Gallery, The Plestor. 11am-5pm. Hampshire Artists’ Co-operative Spring Exhibition. With guest artists Mary Herdman and Jo Ellis. (01420) 511347.

FILMS

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. Carnage. (15); 3.30pm, 8pm. Directed by Roman Polanski. Starring: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet and Christoph Waltz. (01252) 745444.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. (12A); 8pm. Directed by: Lasse Hallström. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt and Kristin Scott Thomas. Admission: £5.50-£7.50, concs. (01428) 642161.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by: Guy Ritchie. Starring: Robert Downey Jnr, Rachael McAdams and Jude Law. Admission: £4.75, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. This Must Be The Place. (15); 6pm doors for 7pm. Italy/France/Ireland, 2011. Directed by: Paolo Sorrentino. Starring: Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Judd Hirsch, Eve Hewson. 07958 180 037.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Student Screening. Univesity of Portsmouth Short Film Showcase for third year students of the School of Creative Arts and Media. Admission: £4 in advance, £5 on door. (023) 9282 8282.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: Coal Exchange, 21, South Street. Phil Gooding.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 8pm-10pm. Chris Ricketts’ Band in Concert. Folk. Admission £10 in advance, £12 on door. (01252) 745444.

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

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Southdowns College Charity Show. Heat One. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHERITON: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Murdered to Death. A comedy whodunnit by Peter Gordon, presented by the Cheriton Players. Admission: £6-£8. (01962) 771318 or thecheritonplayers.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.15pm, 7.30pm. A Marvellous Year for Plums. Thriller by Hugh Whitmore, set in Britain during the Suez Crisis in 1956. Admission: £14-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Canvas. Comedy by Michael Wynne. Admission: £23.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Educating Rita. Cast includes Matthew Kelly and Claire Sweeney. Admission: £20.50-£26.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Maskerade. Fantasy comedy presented by HIADS. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363 (10am-midday, Mon-Sat), box office.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Oliver! Starring Brian Conley and Samantha Barks. Admission: £20-£46.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Our Cousin Will. An entertainment, by turns hilarious and heartbreaking which traces the course of Shakespeare’s life from his birth to his death. Admission £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Rivals. Classic comedy written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, presented by Chesil Theatre Company. Admission: £13, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Recreation Ground (GR 747066). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An 11-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.

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.

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.

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 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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