What’s on for Wednesday April 3, 2013

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

TODAY

DANCING

ROGATE: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Scottish Country Dancing. Partner not necessary. New or experienced dancers welcome, as are visitors and new members. 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) 0261 3409, 9271 0060.

EVENTS

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Florence Arms, 18, Florence Road (PO5 2NE). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Ed. 07801 278 602, solentsocialising.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Wreck-It Ralph 2D (PG); 3pm. Disney animation featuring the voice of John C Reilly as Ralph. Lincoln (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones and Hal Holbrook. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Anna Karenina (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by Joe Wright. Starring Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix. Featuring Will McNicol, Jack Wallen plus Jay Butler.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Naked Beats. Live poetry plus music fusion. (023) 9221 0437.

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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Kodaline. Plus special guests In the Valley Below and Gavin James. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Ellis Peters’ Cadfael in The Virgin in the Ice. A classic medieval murder mystery. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 2pm, 7pm. Little Mermaid. Adaptation of Disney’s musical. Admission: £11.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Starring Keith Jack as Joseph. Admission: £19.50-£34. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

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.

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.

Tomorrow

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Phoenix Theatre Comedy Club. Compered by Dan Evans. Admission £10, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 11.30am. Lunchtime Theatre Organ Concert. Performed by John Wadley (Emsworth). Admission free, retiring collection in aid of the Thorngate Building Appeal.

HORNDEAN: Blendworth Centre, Blendworth Lane (PO8 4AA). 7.30pm. Horndean Music Society Concert. Featuring the Ravendale Trio: Clare Draycott (flute), Lucinda Willitts (oboe) and Deborah Vears (clarinet). All welcome. Admission £7. horndeanmusicsociety.org.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.35.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 1pm-5pm. Teddy Bear Puppets. For families with children aged three to eight and their older brothers and sisters. Maximum three children per adult. Drop-in activity, no need to book. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Club for the over 55s. Different activity each week with a welcoming friendly group. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 9.30am-11.30am. St George’s Market. Eggs and home made preserves, honey, cards, jewellery, wood craft, 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 Sue Harvey. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Flight (15); 7.45pm. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Starring: Denzel Washington, Melissa Leo, John Goodman and Don Cheadle. (01428) 642161 for further details.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Simon Townshend. Acoustic, mod singer/songwriter. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Ryan James Crockford, 7pm; Dillon, 7.30pm; The Folsom, 8pm; Royal Shades, 8.30pm; Foxer, 9pm; Archean Soundtrack, 9.30pm; The Founders Of, 10.15pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 11pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. Fat Cat Soul Band.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Southsea’s Got Talent: Heat Three. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Observing the Ghost. Album launch show. Admission £6. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Calamity Jane. Presented by Gosport Musical Theatre Productions. Admission £10, concs. (01329) 223100.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook.2.30pm, 7.45pm. Ellis Peters’ Cadfael in The Virgin in the Ice. A classic medieval murder mystery. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Boy at the Edge of the Room. Fairy tale for adults, presented by Forest Forge Theatre. Admission £11, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 2pm, 7pm. Little Mermaid. Adaptation of Disney’s musical. Admission: £11.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Starring Keith Jack as Joseph. Admission: £19.50-£34. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. An Evening with Stars from Strictly Come Dancing. Featuring Pasha Kovaley and Katya Virshilas. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 4pm. Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Admission £11, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue. 2pm. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.

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.

SOUTHSEA: meet Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street. 10.30am. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.

FRIDAY

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Annix. A Fever production presenting Annix with support from Jim Rayner, the Philosopher, Vinyl Ritchie, Alton X, Stax Smooth. Admission £5. (023) 9221 0437.

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

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-10.30pm. Instant Soop. Award-winning improv team return. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

DANCING

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

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Methodist Church and Pastoral Centre, 19, High Street. (PO10 7AQ). 1pm-3.30pm. Emsworth Arts and Crafts Market. Come and browse the many arts and crafts made by local people. 07812 938 719.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy, Metamorphic Technique and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story. No Place Like Pompey. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth. A Study in Sherlock. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

BURITON: Village Hall. Great Expectations (12A) 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by Mike Newell. Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter and Jason Flemyng. Admission: £5. (01730) 262599 or 261259.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Les Misérables (12A); 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Directed by Tom Hooper. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway. (01428) 642161 for further details.

ROPLEY: Parish Hall, Vicarage Lane. Quartet (12A) 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by Dustin Hoffman. Starring: Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins and Sheridan Smith. Admission: £5. (01962) 772426.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Caesar Must Die (12A); 7pm. Subtitled. Italy, 2012. Directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani. Starring: Cosimo Rega, Salvatore Striano and Giovanni Arcuri. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Absolute Zero. rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Gunning for Tamar. 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. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Smyths. Tribute. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. The Boy at the Edge of the Room. Presented by Forest Forge Theatre Company. Admission £11, concs. (01420) 472 664.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Calamity Jane. Presented by Gosport Musical Theatre Productions. Admission £10, concs. (01329) 223100.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 2pm, 7pm. Little Mermaid. Adaptation of Disney’s musical. Admission: £11.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5pm, 8pm. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Starring Keith Jack as Joseph. Admission: £19.50-£34. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Spiritualist Medium Derek Acorah. Admission £17.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1pm, 4pm. Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Admission £11, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.