What’s on for Tuesday October 29, 2013

Victor Ariat

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A guide to what’s on around the area today.

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms/Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 9pm-2.30pm. Zombie Disco presented by Concrete Music. Room one (house/disco/garage/party): Route 94, Second City, Az & Tor, George AG and Alex James. Room two (garage/grime/old skool dubstep): Drop:Out, Billy Oz and Sheik. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9282 8282, 9286 3911.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 10am-5pm. Half-term Hocus Pocus. Prepare to be scared this half-term with a terrifying trio of events that will fright and delight audiences of all ages. Tunnel Tales; Crafty Crypt; and Haunted Halls. Admission £4. (01329) 233734.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm. Viv’s Dinosaur Discovery Roadshow. Come and meet Viv – a fearsome carnivorous dinosaur and find out about how, when and where he lived. Suitable for ages five plus. Admission £5 per child. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

PETERSFIELD: Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Halloween. Children’s activities throughout the week. Pre-booking essential. (023) 9259 5040.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 1pm-5pm. Ancient Drama! Join H2oh! Education for an imaginative and exciting drama workshop exploring all things ancient Egyptian. For children aged seven to 11. Pre-booking required (only 30 places). (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORT SOLENT: Indigo Rose, The Trading Post. 1.30pm-2.30pm. Halloween Craft Workshop. Paint a trick or treat bag, have a face paint, cupcake and juice for £6.50. Spaces limited, must book in advance. 07954 377 086.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Apples and Tortoises. Keep the children entertained with lots of autumn activities. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. Members of the Portsmouth branch of the Normandy Veterans Association will be at the museum to chat to visitors about their experiences around the time of D-Day. Please telephone on the day of your visit if you wish to confirm their attendance.

SOUTHSEA: Natural History Museum, Cumberland House, Eastern Parade. 10am-5pm. Family Trail. Take a trip around the museum during half-term to find some of the animals in our collections with spooky connections. 11am-3pm. Toads and Toadstools. Join Richard Jones, countryside officer for Portsdown Hill, to discover more about some of the seasonal wildlife that lives there and elsewhere in Portsmouth. An activity for everyone. No booking required, just drop in. (023) 9281 5276.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Val Carter. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. 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: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

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

PETERSFIELD: New Savoy Cinema, Festival Hall, Heath Road. Monsters University (U); 10.30am. Animation featuring the voices of Billy Crystal and John Goodman. Admission £5. Iron Man 3 (12A); 3pm. Directed by Shane Black. Starring Robert Downey jnr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce. Admission £5. (01730) 264182.

GIGS

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

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

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

SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents ... Martin Coyne, 7.30pm; Shores, 8pm; Ryan James, 8.30pm; Ash Watson, 9pm; Lewis Phillips, 9.30pm; The Unknown Soldiers, 10pm; Coburg’s Widow, 10.30pm-11pm. vinylrecords.co.uk/gigguide.txt.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: The Riverside Theatre, Chichester College of Arts & Technology, Westgate Fields (PO19 1SB). 7.15pm. The Wedding Singer. Musical presented by CAOS Musical Productions. Admission £16. (023) 9282 8282, 9286 3911.

FAREHAM: Octagon Studio Theatre, Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.45pm. Jekyll & Hyde. A new re-telling of the classic horror chiller . Admission £10, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. The Duck House. A comedy set in the world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit and pure parliamentary panic, starring Ben Miller. 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. The Sound of Music. Presented by Hayling Musical Society. Admission £10. (023) 9246 7545.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7pm-10.15pm. New Apollo presents their Fifth Annual Halloween Horror Double Bill. Adaptations of stories by RL Stevenson and Wilkie Collins. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 7.30pm. Stella, a story of women, their men and astronomy by Siobhán Nicholas, presented by Take The Space Theatre Company. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Ghost: the musical. Based on the Oscar-winning film. Admission: £28-£42, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. That’ll Be The Day. A brand new 2014 production. Admission £21-£23.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 7.30pm. Lee Airfield. John Butt will be talking about what is happening at the airfield. Organised by Lee-on-the-Solent Residents Association. Refreshments available. All welcome. (023) 9255 1547, leeresidents.org.uk.

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.

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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.

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

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 10am-5pm. Half-term Hocus Pocus. Prepare to be scared this half-term with a terrifying trio of events that will fright and delight audiences of all ages. Tunnel Tales; Crafty Crypt; and Haunted Halls. Admission £4. (01329) 233734.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 7pm-8pm. In A Flash. A creative writing workshop.

PETERSFIELD: Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Halloween. Children’s activities throughout the week. Pre-booking essential. (023) 9259 5040.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Apples and Tortoises. Keep the children entertained with lots of autumn activities. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. Members of the Portsmouth branch of the Normandy Veterans Association will be at the museum to chat to visitors about their experiences around the time of D-Day. Please telephone on the day of your visit if you wish to confirm their attendance.

SOUTHSEA: Natural History Museum, Cumberland House, Eastern Parade. 10am-5pm. Family Trail. Take a trip around the museum during half-term to find some of the animals in our collections with spooky connections. 11am-11.30am. Spooky Themed Story Time. All families welcome but most suitable for those with children under five. No booking required, just drop in. (023) 9281 5276.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 7pm-9pm. The Monster Ball. Presented by Love Southsea. Afun disco, games and food. Also a raffle in support of The Rowans Hospice. Prizes for best dressed child, mum and dad. Parents go free but must attend, tickets are £10 per child. (023) 9273 1281.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Val Carter. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. 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: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

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. Planes 2D (U); 3pm. Disney’s animated action-packed comedic adventure starring Dusty a big-hearted fast-flying crop duster. Blue Jasmine (12A); 8pm. Directed by Woody Allen. Starring: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin and Peter Sarsgaard. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). The Act of Killing (15), 8pm; UK/ USA/ Denmark, 2012. Subtitled. Directed by: Joshua Oppenheimer. Starring: Haji Anif, Syamsul Arifin and Sakhyan Asmara. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring Monkey’s Fist, Nina Schofield plus Charlie Hole.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Halloween Party. With alt/rock/folk band Patchwork Native and support from Greg Ryal. rmatavern.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.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Ison – EP launch. Alternative. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: The Riverside Theatre, Chichester College of Arts & Technology, Westgate Fields (PO19 1SB). 7.15pm. The Wedding Singer. Musical presented by CAOS Musical Productions. Admission £16. (023) 9282 8282, 9286 3911.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 11.30am, 2.30pm. Arthur’s Dream Boat. Based on the book by Polly Dunbar, presented by Long Nose Puppets. Admission £7, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Octagon Studio Theatre, Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.45pm. Jekyll & Hyde. A new re-telling of the classic horror chiller, presented by Interalia. Admission £10, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. The Duck House. A comedy set in the world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit and pure parliamentary panic, starring Ben Miller. 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. The Sound of Music. Presented by Hayling Musical Society. Admission £10. (023) 9246 7545.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 8pm. Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Presented by Filter in association with the RSC. Admission £14-£16. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Menuhin Room, Central Library, Guildhall Square. 2pm. Zones of Avoidance. A Portsmouth Bookfest event with after show Q&A. A multi-media live literature production written and performed by Maggie Sawkins. Admission £4. (023) 9268 8037, portsmouthbookfest.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre,

Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Ghost: the musical. Based on the Oscar-winning film. Admission: £28-£42, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm-9pm. Paranormal Talk. Come and discover the world of the paranormal with Supernatural Tours. Admission £4. (023) 9252 3463 to book.