What’s on for Tuesday October 9, 2012

Victor Ariat

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A guide to what’s on today.

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Kevin Bloody Wilson. The Aussie returns on his final concert tour of the UK and Ireland. Admission £19.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

CONCERTS

COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 7.15pm. Organ Concert. With Andrew Nix, who will play a selection of easy listening music for all. Admission £5. All welcome.

DANCING

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

PORTSMOUTH: The Church of the Resurrection, Penrhyn Avenue, Drayton. 8pm-10pm. Morris Dancing. Free beginners/taster evening. All welcome. Please wear comfortable shoes. (01243) 573562, belles-and-arrows-morris.co.uk.

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

EVENTS

COSHAM: Highbury Community Centre, Hawthorn Crescent. 9.30am-11.30am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

FAREHAM: White Horse, North Wallington. 7.30pm-9.30pm. An Evening of Ukulele Fun! Come along and sing along or strum, please bring a ukulele if you have one. Fun for all ages. Free to join in. (01329) 235197.

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. 8pm. Just Sing. Regain your sanity, there are no auditions, just enjoyment. Admission £3.

PORTSMOUTH: St Francis Church, Northern Parade. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

SOUTH HARTING: Uppark House. 12.30pm-4.30pm. A Closer Look. Your chance to get a little closer to objects in the house and more detail. (01730) 825415.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by a group named Aspire in various media and genre. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-5.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. Exhibition of Recent Works. A variety of recent works by local artist Joan Mullins. (01730) 260756.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Portraits and Landscapes: Rediscovering Richard Ubsdell ... marking the bicentenary of this local artist. 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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Road (PO5 4LP). 8pm. The Great White Silence (U); UK, 1924. Directed by: Herbert G Ponting. Featuring: Robert Falcon Scott and Herbert G Ponting. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Paul Diello and Alan Bonner. Pop. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Front Bar, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Open Mic Night. Musicians of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

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

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

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Digger Barnes. Plus: Jimmy Islip; Alfie J Crook; and Hometown Show. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. American Idiot. Musical based on Green Day’s Grammy award-winning album. Admission: £16.50-£34.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Great Expectations. A wonderful evening’s entertainment for all the family to celebrate Charles Dickens 200th anniversary year. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Farm Boy. By Michael Morpurgo, presented by New Perspectives Theatre Company. Admission £16.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BISHOP’S WALTHAM: St Peter’s Church Hall, Free Street. 8pm. The Gresley A4s. An illustrated talk by Mike Pym, organised by the Meon Valley Locomotive Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9269 8976.

CLANFIELD: Petersgate Infant School, Green Lane (PO8 0JU). 7.30pm. Trees and Shrubs for Winter Interest. Illustrated talk by Marcus Dancer, organised by Clanfield Gardening Club. Visitors and new members welcome. clanfieldgardeningclub.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Return to Titanic. Presentation by Rory Golden. Admission £10. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Researching Hampshire War Memorials. Illustrated talk by Hampshire Record Office archivist Heather Needham, organised by the Friends of Havant Museum. All welcome. Admission £2. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Physic Garden Room, High Street. 10.30am-midday. Mini Annual General Meeting. Followed by Maps. New Ancestors, New Places. Bring along old and up-to-date maps, photographs, etc, of where your ancestor lived. Compare the differences. Organised by the Petersfield U3A Family History Group. Visitors and new members welcome. (01730) 827374, petersfieldu3a.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Copnor. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (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 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Victory Room, West Stand, Fratton Park (car park entrance). 6pm doors for 7pm. A Peep Behind the Scenes: The Life and Art of Thomas Rowlandson. Illustrated talk by Frances Hughes. Organised by the Portsea Island Decorative and Fine Art Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: £4. (023) 9282 4136, portsmouthnadfas.co.uk.