What’s on for Tuesday September 24, 2013

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

TUESDAY, SEPT 24

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. Martin Tirimo (piano). Solo recital of works by Chopin and Tchaikovsky. Admission £14, concs. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Horndean Technical College, Bartons Road. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £3.50. (023) 9259 4325.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. Doors open 8pm. Social Dance. Ballroom, Latin American, etc. All welcome. Admission £5. (023) 9273 1281.

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

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 12.30pm-3pm. Branching Out (learners with learning disabilities): Independent Living. Start of an 11-week course (times may vary). Course fee £20. 4pm-6pm. Branching Out (learners with learning disabilities): Drama. Start of a 10-week course. Course fee £5. (023) 9262 1860 to book.

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.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Del Rey with Adam Franklin. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

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.

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

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

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

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £24.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £16-£37, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. A new adaptation by Tim Luscombe, directed by Colin Blumenau. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Grand Gesture. Simon Duff is on the scrap heap and wants to end it all ... and so begins this comedy about a man on the edge. Admission £16-£20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 7.30pm. Lee-on-the-Solent Residents’ Association (LoSRA) Open Evening. The Future of Daedalus update session with a Homes and Communities Agency representative. (023) 9255 1547, leeresidents.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 2.30pm. Computer Security. Talk by Barry Lucas, organised by the Science and Technology Group of the Petersfield University of the Third Age. All welcome. Admission £2. petersfieldu3a.org.uk.

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, SEPT 25

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Comedy Network. Featuring Lucy Beaumont and Ed Gamble. Admission £8. (01329) 223100.

CONCERTS

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Baptist Church, London Road. 7.30pm. Concert by Dragonfly. Part of 25th anniversary tour. Details dragonfly.me.uk.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Main Entrance, Locksway Road. 8pm-10.15pm. Wednesday Ballroom Club. Come and enjoy some social ballroom dancing, ideal for couples. Admission £3. (023) 9307 7368.

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.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. Doors open 8pm. Social Dance. Ballroom, Latin American, etc. All welcome. Admission £5. (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

COSHAM: The Churchillian, Portsdown Hill Road (PO6 3LS). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Martin. 07906 670 262, solentsocialising.org.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animal Adventures Story Time Special. Stories, arty activities and hands-on encounters with animal specimens from Search Museum. Admission free, no need to book, just come along. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Workshop. Admission £5 per session. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-midday. Arts and Crafts Group. Join in with what’s happening or bring your own project to do. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 2pm. Guitar Lessons for various levels. Start of a 12-week course, times vary. Course fee £70, concs. (023) 9262 1860 to book.

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.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: Coal Exchange, 21, South Street. Lynchpin. (01243) 375866.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Manfreds Five Faces Tour. Admission £19.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, (PO12 2HE). 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: The Georgia Ramblers with Julie Horton. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring Charlie Hole.

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. Pilot House. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Liam Fray (Courteeners’ front man). Plus: Bipolar Sunshine. Admission £15. (023) 9286 3911.

FILMS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Ginger and Rosa (12A) 1.45pm. Directed by Sally Potter. Starring: Elle Fanning, Alice Englert and Annette Bening. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). Reality (15), 8pm; Italy, 2012. Directed by: Matteo Garrone. Starring: Aniello Arena, Paola Minaccioni and Loredana Simioli. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 73pm, 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.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £16-£37, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. A new adaptation by Tim Luscombe, directed by Colin Blumenau. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. HumDrum bring Arnold Ridley’s ever-popular comedy thriller to life. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 3pm, 7.30pm. Noël Coward’s Present Laughter. Presented by One Off Productions. Admission £8-£12, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Grand Gesture. Simon Duff is on the scrap heap and wants to end it all ... and so begins this comedy about a man on the edge. Admission £16-£20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

CHICHESTER: meet bus stop outside Chichester Cathedral. 10.28am or Cocking Hill car park (two stops after Singleton). CHA Walking Club Walk. Five/six-mile circular walk via Cocking and Heyshott. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

HARTING DOWN: meet Harting Down car park (GR SU791 181). 9.50am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A seven-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 269253.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road. 1.45pm for 2pm. Haslemere Flower Club Monthly Meeting. Demonstrator Pat McDonald with A Walk in the Park. Exhibit: Just Foliage. Visitors and new members welcome. nafas.org.uk.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Studio, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm. Fungus and Us. An illustrated talk by Rosemary Webb, organised by the Havant, Hayling and Emsworth Group of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. All welcome. Admission: £2.50 (inc refreshments). hiwwt.org.uk.

HAVANT: United Reformed Church Hall, Elm Lane. 7.30pm. History of Woodland. Talk by Jonathan Huet, organised by the Havant and District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. havanthorticulturalsociety.hampshire.org.uk.

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.

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.

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 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, SEPT 26

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-12.30am. Spectrum (gay/straight/lesbian/bi/transexual). Guest DJs playing house electro and nu disco. Admission free before 9pm, £2 after. (023) 9229 6352.

COMEDY

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm doors for 8pm. Ssssh ... Comedy Night. Hosted by Keith Barron. Featuring: Steve Day, James Sherwood, and Sarn Savage. Admission £12. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Cellars Comedy Club New Act Night. Ten top new comics for a fast and furious night of fun. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

CONCERTS

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

DANCING

HAVANT: Leigh Park Community Centre, Dunsbury Way (PO9 5BG) 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission: £3, inc tea/biscuits. (023) 9307 7596, 07950 730 274.

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.50. (023) 9226 6177.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. Doors open 8pm. Social Dance. Ballroom, Latin American, etc. All welcome. Admission £5. (023) 9273 1281.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hanover Association, White Lodge Gardens, Holly Grove Road (PO16 7UR). 2pm-5pm. Coffee/Tea Afternoon. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Includes bric-a-brac stall, cakes and hotdogs, etc. 07881 895 999.

HEDGE END: Kiddicare, Charles Watts Way (SO30 4RT). 6pm-9pm. Kiddicare Mother and Baby Event. Offering a chance to speak to baby experts, also product demonstrations, goodie bags, mini pamper treatments. Free car seat fitting and safety checks. askamum.co.uk/kiddicare.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Group for the over 55s. Different activity each week from speakers, quizzes, bingo, seated exercises, plus a time to socialise and make new friends. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Star Wars Murder Mystery. Who murdered Jar Jar Binkbonk? Don’t forget your light sabres! Admission: £22 (inc two-course meal). (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

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: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 1pm-3pm. Costume Exhibition. Discover costumes from Elizabethan to Greek and the 20th century. Groundlings’ 11,000 costumes bring history to life ... (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. On The Waterfront (PG); 7pm. USA, 1954. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring: Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint and Lee J Cobb. A Making Waves Film Festival presentation. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. Making Waves Film Festival: Searching for Sugar Man (PG); 7pm. Directed by: Malik Bendjelloul. Starring: Rodriguez, Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman and Dennis Coffey. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: The Venue, Spur Road (PO19 8PR). 7.30pm. Chichester Country Music Club Irish Concert. Featuring: Mary Duff. Admission: £14. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

PORTSMOUTH: Lucky Bar, 223, Kingston Road (PO2 7EG). 9pm. Lady Ga Ga tribute.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Sarah Partridge, 7pm; Hope, 7.30pm; Matt Jarvis, 8pm; Fugative Orchestra, 8.30pm; Not My Generation, 9pm; Our Colour Company, 9.30pm; Stefikie, 10.15pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 11.15pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

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

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 9pm. Hi5.

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.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £16-£37, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. A new adaptation by Tim Luscombe, directed by Colin Blumenau. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. Shakespeare’s Othello live from the National Theatre. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. HumDrum bring Arnold Ridley’s ever-popular comedy thriller to life. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 10.30am, 1.30pm. James and the Giant Peach. By Roald Dahl, adapted by David Wood. Admission: £15.50-£17.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Noël Coward’s Present Laughter. Presented by One Off Productions. Admission £8-£12, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1.30pm, 7.30pm. The Grand Gesture. Simon Duff is on the scrap heap and wants to end it all ... and so begins this comedy about a man on the edge. Admission £16-£20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Becket Hall, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 2.45pm. Trading Standards Services. Talk by Amy Palmer, organised by the Portsmouth Cathedral Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (023) 9285 1177.

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.