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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 10am-5pm. The World at Fort Nelson. Discover how many countries are represented in our collection. Also Fort Nelson in WW2. Themed activities for all the family. (01329) 233734.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7pm-9pm. Circus and Magic Adult Workshop. It’s not just the children who are having all the fun this summer. Come and learn how to juggle, plate spin and do street magic and esxcapology tricks! Admission £8. Places must be booked in advance. (023) 9252 3463.

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.30am. Cycle ride to Goodwood and Wiggonholt. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. Midday-2pm. Out To Lunch: Brilliantly Brief Bookmaking. Make your own beautiful booklets and personalised paper keepsakes using simple techniques and Victorian motifs. Plus poetry and storytelling fun with Steve Tasane! (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORT SOLENT: meet Playground. 11am-4pm. Port Solent Kidz Club: Puppet Master Class. Learn how to make your own puppet with our puppeteer. (023) 9221 0606, portsolent.com for further details.

EXHIBITIONS

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

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.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

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

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. The Decoy Bride. (12A); 3.30pm, 8pm. Directed by Sheree Folkson. Starring: Alice Eve, David Tenant and Kelly Macdonald. Admission £5.50, concs. (01252) 745444.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Your Sister’s Sister (15); 8pm. Directed by: Lynn Shelton. Starring: Emily Blunt, Mark Duplass and Rosemarie DeWitt. (01428) 642161 for further details.

GIGS

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

GOSPORT: The Vine, 64, Stoke Road (PO12 1PA) 9pm. Karaoke with Robbie. (023) 9250 4547.

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix. Featuring Sertari.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Winchester Arms, 99, Winchester Road, Buckland. 8.30pm. Blue Grass and Roots Acoustic Jam. Hosted by Pappa Jones - just bring your instruments and join in!

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Kiss Me Kate. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Book by Sam and Bella Spewack. Director Trevor Nunn. Choreographer Stephen Mear. Admission: £15-£40. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm. Surprises. A new comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £29.50. 7.45pm. Absurd Person Singular. Comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common. 3pm, 7.45pm. Moscow State Circus.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Thoroughly Modern Millie. Presented by RicNic. Admission: £14, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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 Bransbury Park Community Centre, Eastney Road. 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 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.

RAKE: meet Rake Garden Centre (GR SU805279). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A seven-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.35am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.

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, AUGUST 30

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 10am-5pm. The World at Fort Nelson. Discover how many countries are represented in our collection. Also Fort Nelson in WW2. Themed activities for all the family. (01329) 233734.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. Hardway’s Minesweeper: The History and Archaeology of the Priory Road Wreck. Have you ever wondered about the remains of a ship’s hull on the Priory Road foreshore. A group of maritime archaeology students have been piecing its story back together! Admission free, but places must be booked in advance. (023) 9252 3463.

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Evening cycle ride to Plough & Barleycorn, Cowplain. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. Midday-2pm. Out To Lunch: Millers Ark Farm. Meet the freidnly animals such as pigs, sheep, rabbits and guinea pigs. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Victory, Historic Dockyard. 11am-1pm, 2pm-4pm. Get Musical! Find out how important music was to sailors both at work and at play. Try out some instruments, create a quick shanty and make a simple instrument to continue your performance at home! (023) 9283 9766.

SOUTH HARTING: Uppark House. 2pm. Free Garden Tour. (01730) 825415.

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 Val Carter who paints in a variety of media and genre. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

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.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Dark Night Rises (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by: Christopher Nolan. Starring: Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Gary Oldman. (01428) 642161 for further details.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm. It’s All About The Song: The Final. Admission: £2 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Emily Hines Dedman, 7.15pm; James Tippins, 7.30pm; Rowland ‘Miggy’ Middleton, 8pm; Lennon, 8.30pm; Tim Somerfield, 9pm; The Unknown Soldiers, 9.30pm-10pm; England Road (drums), 10.15pm; Me and Him, 11.15pm-11.45pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.15pm, 7.30pm. Kiss Me Kate. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Book by Sam and Bella Spewack. Director Trevor Nunn. Choreographer Stephen Mear. Admission: £15-£40. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Absurd Person Singular. Comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common. 3pm, 7.45pm. Moscow State Circus.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 7.30pm. Decades: Greatest Hits. A musical compilation presented by the PRAT Pack in aid of St John’s Ambulance. 0845 293 9350.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Thoroughly Modern Millie. Presented by RicNic. Admission: £14, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. It’s A Sin Room 2: Transmission – Alternative 80s. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-late. It’s A Sin. With residents DJ Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring three top comics. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: St Laurence’s Church, Station Road. 7pm. Organ Recital. Edward Pictgon-Turbervill from Four Marks will be performing works by JS Bach, Cochereau, LKanglais, Howell and Walton. Retiring collection for Church Organ Fund.

DANCING

FAREHAM: 24/7 Fitness, Downend Road (PO16 8TS). 8.15pm-10.15pm. Social Dancing. Latin, ballroom and sequence dances. Admission £5. 07818 403 290, dizzyfeet.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda &W Sounds. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 10am-5pm. The World at Fort Nelson. Discover how many countries are represented in our collection. Also Fort Nelson in WW2. Themed activities for all the family. (01329) 233734.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. Weyfest. The family-friendly festival returns with its mix of music and fun. See weyfest.co.uk for further details. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10.30am. Gallery Tour: A Tale of One City. Gain further insight into the exhibition with the museum’s specialist staff. Admission: £3, concs. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Emsworth People Through Seven Decades. A thorough and fascinating picture of Emsworth, its people, businesses and buildings in the 19th century. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

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.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Dark Night Rises (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by: Christopher Nolan. Starring: Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Gary Oldman. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. The Artist. (PG); 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Directed by Michel Hazanavicius. Starring: Jean Dujardin, John Goodman and Berenice Bejo. Admission £3-£4. (023) 9246 7545.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95, North Street. The Geckos. (01243) 372351.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

GOSPORT: The Vine, 64, Stoke Road (PO12 1PA). 9pm. Something Else. Covers band. (023) 9250 4547.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Hold Me Down. Plus: Lesbians Until Graduation; Flight School Dropouts; All Night Lights and Jimmy Herrity. Admission: £5 in advance, £6 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 8.30pm-11pm. Hot Betty.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Non-stop Soul and Motown Night. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Surrey Arms, 1-3, Surrey Street (PO1 1JT). 9pm. Spirit. Rock duo. (023) 9282 7120.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-late. Drum and Bass. Magistrate and Harry Shotta. Admission £7. (023) 9221 0437.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Carter and Cooper Boy.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. The Wurzels. Admission: £12 advance, £13 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. This Way Up. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Kiss Me Kate. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Book by Sam and Bella Spewack. Director Trevor Nunn. Choreographer Stephen Mear. Admission: £15-£40. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Surprises. A new comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Comedy written and directed by Jim Cartwright. Starring Beverley Callard, Ray Quinn, Joe McGann, Duggie Brown and Jess Robinson. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common. 3pm, 7.45pm. Moscow State Circus.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Thoroughly Modern Millie. Presented by RicNic. Admission: £14, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut. 7.30pm. Decidious Trees. An illustrated talk by Chris Thomas. Organised by the Solent Bonsai Society. Admission £3 members, £4 non-members. (023) 9247 8094 or (01329) 310208.

PORTSMOUTH: meet third car park at Farlington Marshes, Eastern Road. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes Walk. Sturdy shoes for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. 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 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.