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

TUESDAY, OCT 1

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Bill Bailey: Qualmpeddler. Silliness on a grand scale. Admission £25, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

CONCERTS

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West Street. 1pm-1.50pm. Lunchtime Concert. Baroque Ad Hoc. Music for recorders and harpsichord. Retiring collection in aid of Tower and Clock Appeal. (01329) 232688.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Richard Durrant: The Guitar Whisperer. A world class virtuoso with an imaginative flair for presentation. Admission: £16. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10.30am-midday. Memories on the Mezzanine. For the International Day of Older Persons. Drop in from the market to the museum on the mezzanine and step back in time with social history objects from the 1940s to the 1970s. Free, just come along. (023) 9252 3463.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. 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.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.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.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 1pm-3pm. Get Started with Cookery. A four-week course. £67.50, concs. (023) 9262 1860.

GIGS

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. Great Cynics/ The Smith Street Band. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents ... White Wolf Wandering, 7pm; Luke and Sasha, 7.30pm; Ben Rouse, 8pm; Jerry Williams, 8.30pm; Dillon, 9pm; The Folsom, 9.30pm; The Beth Oliver Band, 10pm-11pm. vinylrecords.co.uk/gigguide.txt.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Devil Wears Prada; DeadHarts; and Napoleon. Admission £12. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 7.30pm. Opera Comique – Gilbert and Sullivan Festival: The Gondoliers. Performed by Havant Light Opera. Admission £8. (01489) 799499, theberrytheatre.co.uk, operacomique.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Blithe Spirit. Noël Coward comedy. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. Slava’s Snow Show. Created and staged by Slava. Admission: £15-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church Hall, Osborn Road South (PO16 7DG). 7pm for 7.30pm start. The Wondeful World of Pelargoniums. Talk by Roger Butler, organised by the Solent Fuchsia Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1.

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 Anthony Stutchbury. Route is along Lee Promenade to the old swimming pool site, returning to Elmore Car Park. (023) 9217 8795, 9258 2875, leeresidents.org.uk.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Methodist Church, Castle Street. 7.30pm. The Royal Naval Museum. Talk by Christopher Knox, organised by The Portchester Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission by donation of £1 per head.

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, OCT 2

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors. Micky Flanagan: Back in the Game. An East End boy done good! Admission £22.50 in advance. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. BBC Concert Orchestra: Essential Classics. An evening of great orchestral classics. Admission: £12-£32. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

DANCING

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. (023) 9261 3409, 9271 0060.

EVENTS

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.30pm. Mediumship and Healing Demonstration. Admission £5. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsea Adventure Playground, Aylward Street, Portsea. 1pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week. (023) 9283 1259.

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 a charity.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. 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.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.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. The Great Gatsby (12A) 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by Baz Luhrmann. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgerton. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). Blancanieves (12A), 8pm; Spain, 2012. Subtitled. Directed by: Pablo Berger. Starring: Maribel Verdú, Emilio Gaviraand Daniel Giménez Cacho . (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring Letters To Daisy, Ollie West plus Dean Curtis.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7pm-11pm. Let’s Say We Did with The Butterfly Culture and White Wolf Wandering. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Club. Friendly atmosphere. All musicians welcome. Full stage, turbo sound system, lighting. Full recording capability. (023) 9229 6352.

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

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 3pm, 8pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Fascinating Aïda: Charm Offensive. A brand new show. Admission: £18.50-£19.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. Slava’s Snow Show. Created and staged by Slava. Admission: £15-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Sixties Gold: 50th Anniversary Tour. Featuring Gerry and the Pacemakers; The Searchers; PJ Proby; The Fortunes; Brian Poole and Chip Hawkes. Admission £27.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

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.

EAST MEON: meet East Meon car park (GR SU678 222). 9.50am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (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 Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St George’s Building, St Thomas Street. 7pm. English Heritage. Talk by David Brock of English Heritage’s South East Regional Team. He will describe EH’s role in the numerous current local and regional heritage initiatives. Organised by the Portsmouth Society. Visitors and new members welcome. portsmouthsociety.org.uk.

PORTCHESTER: meet Portchester Precinct at 10.14am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Six-mile circular walk via Portchester Castle and Port Solent. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

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, OCT 3

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. The Phoenix Theatre Comedy Club. Featuring Ian Moore. Admission £9.50, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Organ Concert. Featuring Oliver Hancock (Portsmouth Cathedral). Admission £3, concs. Light refreshments available. (023) 9282 1164.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. The Very Best of John Barry with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Admission £16.50-£29.50, concs. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

EVENTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. Wet Shirts and Washing Line – National Poetry Day. The theme of this year’s National Poetry Day is water. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 10am-6pm. Fratton Big Local Day. The Fratton Big Local Partnership will be launching the plans for the first year of the £1m grant and will be introducing themselves. A chance to come and meet them and to discuss the plan and its implications for the area.

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 Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. 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.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.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. Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh Beach (PG); 7pm. UK, 2013. Directed by Margaret Williams. Starring: Alan Oke. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

EASTLEIGH: The Concorde Club, Stoneham Lane. 7.30pm. Wonderband. The music of Stevie Wonder. Support slots from Ebonie G and Aaron Soul. (023) 8061 3989.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Patrick Duff. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Lucky Bar, 223, Kingston Road (PO2 7EG). 9pm. On The Case.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Tim Cheatle, 7pm; Lennon Taylor, 7.30pm; Andrew Laval, 8pm; Lyndsey Lang, 8.30pm; Thom Worth, 9pm; The Cartels, 9.30pm; Misspent Youth, 10.15pm; The Milkmen, 10.45pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 11.30pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 9pm. Big Love Soul.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Fascinating Aïda: Charm Offensive. A brand new show. Admission: £18.50-£19.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Strictly Speaking. A National Poetry Day celebration. An evening of performance poetry. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 7.30pm. Opera Comique – Gilbert and Sullivan Festival: Patience. Performed by Winchester Operatic Society. Admission £8. (01489) 799499, theberrytheatre.co.uk, operacomique.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Blithe Spirit. Noël Coward comedy. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 3pm, 7pm. Slava’s Snow Show. Created and staged by Slava. Admission: £15-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. A Night of Dirty Dancing. A fast-moving, slickly-choreographed treat. Admission £22-£23, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

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, OCT 4

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm-2am. Wolf Cub Club. Admission free. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8pm. Jason Manford. Admission £22.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: New Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom, sequence, old tyme and more. Dance the afternoon away. Refreshments available. Admission £2.50. (023) 9278 9124.

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

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Haslar Road. 6.30pm-7.45pm. Gosport Harbour Cancer Centre: Fountain of Light. Moving to and from the Falkland Gardens near the Gosport Ferry. Come and join us in lighting a candle for someone special to you and creating a fountain of light in the gardens by the harbour. The St Vincent Singers will set the scene to music. All donations to the Harbour Cancer Support Centre.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 11am-1pm. Table Top Sale. Bric-a-brac, clothes and toys. (023) 9275 1441.

SOUTH HARTING: British Legion Hall, Church Lane. 11am-midday. Harting Village Market. Local produce and craft stalls. Home baking, cards, knitwear, jewellery, woodwork, home wares, gifts and more.

SOUTHSEA: Havelock Community Centre, Fawcett Road. 1pm-2.30pm. Mindful Living Club. Support for people interested in practising mindfulness in their daily lives. Admission £6 on the door. 07540 751 910.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. 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.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.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

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. Song for Marion. (PG); 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Directed by: Paul Andrew Williams. Starring: Terence Stamp, Gemma Arterton and Christopher Eccleston. Admission £3-£4. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Red 2 (12A); 7pm. Canada, 2013. Directed by Dean Parisot. Starring: Bruce Willis, Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pallant Suite, South Pallant. 6.30pm doors for 7.45pm-10.15pm. Chichester Jazz Club. Featuring The Colin Peters Quartet. All welcome. Admission £9. (01243) 776001/380910, chichesterjazzclub.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Spike Drivers. Admission £13.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Andy Fairweather Low and The Low Riders. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Micky Kemp Band. rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Foo Forgers/Nearvana. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Joy Mask; and The Ross Antonio Band. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 8.30pm-11pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Roadshow. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. It Must Be Madness. Admission £6. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Fascinating Aïda: Charm Offensive. A brand new show. Admission: £18.50-£19.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Dickens. An evening with the man behind the myth. Admission £10, concs. Followed by a post-show chat in the bar. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 7.30pm. Opera Comique – Gilbert and Sullivan Festival: Trial by Jury – Pocket G&S and HMS Pinafore. Performed by Southampton Operatic Society. Admission £8. (01489) 799499, theberrytheatre.co.uk, operacomique.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Blithe Spirit. Noël Coward comedy. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. Slava’s Snow Show. Created and staged by Slava. Admission: £15-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 1pm. Aliens Love Underpants. Based on the book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort. Suitable for ages three plus. Admission £12. (023) 9282 8282.

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, OCT 5

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm-2.30am. Funkt*If*Ino. Featuring Jazzie B. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Sandi Toksvig: My Valentine. Sandi is on her first major UK solo tour in years. Admission: £22. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. The Havant Comedy Club. Featuring: Tiernan Douieb, Angela Barnes and Ian Smith. Admission £10 in advance, £11 on door. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8pm. Jason Manford. Admission £22.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Milton Jones: On The Road.. Admission £20. (023) 9282 8282.

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 7.30pm. Lucy Humphris (trumpet). Lucy is co-principal trumpet in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Admission free, retiring collection. (01730) 260213.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane (PO3 5XT). 7.30pm. Portsmouth Light Orchestra Autumn Concert. Featuring a programme of well-known music, including the Dambusters March, Blue Danube Waltz, a selection from Les Miserables, and other foot-tapping tunes. Admission £5. (023) 9237 1135.

EVENTS

DENMEAD: All Saints’ Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 10am-4pm. Classic Toy and Collectors Fair. Stalls selling Meccano, Dinky, Hornby, board games, records, jigsaws and other toys.

EMSWORTH: Community Centre, Church Path. 10am-1pm. Emsworth Crafts 2013. A dozen or so local crafts people display their goods in the community centre. Goods include textiles, glass, jewellery, pottery, cards, wickerwork, etc.

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 9am-2pm. Farmers’ Market. Sample before you buy from the people who actually produce, and taste the difference in quality whilst supporting your local farming and rural community.

HAYLING ISLAND: St Mary’s Church, Church Road. 10am-midday. Harvest Market. Lots of stalls. Cakes and pastries, fresh fruit and vegetables, plants, cheap grocery stall, kitchen items and a large raffle, plus refreshments. Admission 50p.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Working Steam Museum, Iron Hill. 7pm-10pm. Fairground at Night. Step back in time to experience the magical nature of the Edwardian fairground as the sights, sounds and smells all come alive as darkness falls! (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Technology Department, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 10am-4pm. Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors Carve-in. All welcome. (023) 9259 9153 for further information.

PETERSFIELD: The Heath, Heath Road East. 2pm-9pm. Taro Fair. Includes fun fair, with children’s rides, a wide variety of stalls, etc. Fun for all the family.

PORTSMOUTH: Asda, Fratton Road. 10am-6pm. Fratton Big Local Day. The Fratton Big Local Partnership will be launching the plans for the first year of the £1m grant and will be introducing themselves. A chance to come and meet them and to discuss the plan and its implications for the area.

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Church, Lichfield Road, Copnor. 3.30pm-5.30pm. Messy Church. A fun-packed event for families, involving art and craft, games, worship and a shared meal. Everyone’s welcome, young and old! It’s all free, but children must be accompanied by an adult. stcuthbertwithstaidan.org.uk, or messychurch.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 10.30am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, chat, cakes and a chance to raise funds for the church.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. Aladdin panto auditions. Registration takes place one hour before auditions! Times: dancers (all ages), 10am-3pm; actors, six to 16, 11am-2pm; adult actors, 2pm-5pm. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Chichester Harbour – A Year In Photographs. Exhibition celebrating a community project of photographing the natural beauty of Chichester Harbour every day for a year. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. 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.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 10am-1pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.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. Adele Blanc Sec (12A); 7pm. France, 2010. Subtitled. Directed by Luc Besson. Starring: Louise Bourgoin, Mathieu Amalric and Gillles Lellouche. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Maddy Prior in concert with Giles Lewin and Hannah James. Admission £18.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Blues Brothers Inc. Tribute night. Admission £3 members, £5 guests.

LISS: The White Eagle Lodge, New Lands, Brewells Lane, Rake (GU33 7HY). 7.30pm. The Fire and The Rose. Featuring the voices and instrumentals of Lucinda Drayton and Russell Oliver Stone with supporting musicians and dancers. Celebrating the 20th birthday of the Inner Yoga Trust. Admission £15. (01730) 893300, thefireandtherose.com.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Power of Three. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROGATE: Village Hall, North Street. 7pm doors for 8pm. Chris Rainbow. Presented by Oakgate CMC. (01730) 892498.

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

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Stone Free. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 2pm. Barbar The Little Elephant. An interactive concert for younger children and their families, presented by Big Mount Piano Tales. Admission £6.50, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45m, 7.45pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 4pm, 8pm. Fascinating Aïda: Charm Offensive. A brand new show. Admission: £18.50-£19.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 11.30am, 2.30pm. How To Catch A Star. Based on the best selling children’s picture book by Oliver Jeffers. Presented by Blunderbus Theatre Company for small people aged three to seven. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). Opera Comique – Gilbert and Sullivan Festival. 2pm, The Grand Duke, performed by Christchurch G&S Society. Admission £8. 6pm, Pre-concert talk given by Roger and Rosemary Wild. Admission free. 7.30pm, Yeoman of the Guard, performed by Opera Comique. Admission £8. (01489) 799499,

theberrytheatre.co.uk, operacomique.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Blithe Spirit. Noël Coward comedy. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 3pm, 7pm. Slava’s Snow Show. Created and staged by Slava. Admission: £15-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GREATHAM: meet Greatham Village car park (GR SU775 307). 9.50am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A four-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 263367.

SUNDAY, OCT 6

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 3pm. Milton Glee Club Choir: Celebrating Portsmouth’s Heroes. With the Royal Marines Association Band. A family concert with music from shows and movies. Admission £8-£13, concs. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 7pm-10pm. 50-50 Dance. Admission £4.50.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening Bingo and Quiz in the Lounge.

PETERSFIELD: Churcher’s College, Ramshill (GU31 4AS). Grand Car Boot Sale. No traders. Genuine bargains. Refreshments. Boots £5. To book email marceaton@btopenworld.com.

PETERSFIELD: Market Square. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

PETERSFIELD: The Heath, Heath Road East. 2pm-6.30pm. Taro Fair. Includes fun fair, with children’s rides, a wide variety of stalls, etc. Fun for all the family.

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and/or electric locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p per person for two circuits of track. portsmouthmes.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 6.30pm. St Faith’s Patronal Mass. A celebration of the life of the Church of St Faith and the community it serves. The service will be followed by refreshments. a chance to meet old friends and to make new ones.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Val Carter. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Chichester Harbour – A Year In Photographs. Exhibition celebrating a community project of photographing the natural beauty of Chichester Harbour every day for a year. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. 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

CHICHESTER: Bull’s Head, 99, Fishbourne Road, Fishbourne (PO19 3JP). 8.15pm-11pm. Milton James Duo and Friends. Traditional jazz band. (01243) 839895.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. The Last Carnival. Admission £6. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 3pm. Velvet Imagination.

STAGE

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Ha Ha Holmes! There’s a beast on the moors, a crime to be solved and with the Ha Ha team on the case, what can go right? Admission: £20. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.