What’s on for Wednesday February 19, 2014

Hayley Garner, one half of street artist duo Nomad Clan, working on the mural at Play Dead studio in Highland Road, Southsea

Internationally renowned street artists Nomad Clan prepare for a career-spanning show in Southsea

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

WEDNESDAY, FEB 19

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.

FAREHAM: Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut. 8.30pm-10pm. Ballroom and Latin Social Dance Night. Admission £5. 07505 191 565, dancerevival.co.uk.

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.

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. Admission £3. (023) 9271 0060.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10.30am-4pm. Victorian Life at Fort Nelson: Childhood. Access to three Victorian-themed areas: the schoolroom; play time; and crafty corner. Suitable for ages three to 12. Admission £4 per child (on door). (01329) 233 734, royalarmouries.org.

FARNHAM: Alice Holt Forest, Bucks Horn Oak (GU10 4LS). 10.30am-midday. Now You See Us, Now You Don’t. Take a closer look at animals living in the forest. For ages six years plus. Admission £8 per family. 10am-2pm. Brilliant Bushcraft with Nigel. Learn bushcraft skills, food round the camp fire, and den building, for children over eight. Admission £12 per child. (01420) 520212 to book.

HORNDEAN: Visitor Centre, Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Gravel Hill (PO8 0QE). 10.30am-12.30pm, 1pm-3pm. Crafts in the Park. Join us for this arty turn-up and take part activity. Suitable for all ages. Crafts starting from £1 per child. (023) 9259 5040.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 9am-12.30pm. Lee-on-the-Solent Residents Association (LoSRA) Community BOOST Table Top and Craft Sale. Meet community organisations and craft businesses. Tables: 6ft at £6 and 4ft at £4. Refreshments available. (023) 9255 1706 or 9255 1303 to book a table, leeresidents.org.uk.

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: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Varsity Pro Wrestling. Admission £12.50-£15, cons. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harlequin Room, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10am-3pm. One Direction Dance Day. Five hours packed full of singing, dancing, catwalks, crafts and fun fun fun. All to your favourite One Direction Songs! For six year olds and above. Showtime, 2.30pm. Admission £20. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Menuhin Room, Central Library, Guildhall Square. 9.30am-5.15pm. Portsmouth Music Festival: Piano. Admission £3-£5, concs. portsmouthmusicfestival.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Dockyard. 11am-1pm, 2pm-4pm. HMS Lego Shipbuilding. Children of all ages are invited to try their hands at designing and building their own Lego vessel which will then be entered into a competition judged by the CO of HMS Victory. (023) 9289 4558.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Meet Normandy Veterans (11am-3pm). Please check on the day of your visit in they will be in attendance. (023) 9282 6722.

SOUTHSEA: Natural History Museum, Cumberland House, Eastern Parade. 10.30am-11.30am. Owl Pellet Investigation. Find out about owls and how they eat before having a go at finding out what’s inside a real owl pellet. For families with children aged seven and over. Admission £3 per child, pre-booking required. (023) 9283 4744.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the paintings of Suzette Smith and Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free Admission . (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.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.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Free Birds (U); 3pm. Animation directed by Jimmy Hayward. Featuring the voices of: Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson and Dan Fogler. The Railway Man (15); 8pm. Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. Starring: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Hiroyuki Sanada. (01428) 642161 for further details.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, (PO12 2HE). 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: Golden Eagle. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square, 8pm doors for 8.30pm. Acoustix featuring Greg & The Small Society, Ollie West plus Kelly Appleby.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Nite. Friendly atmosphere. Musicians of all levels welcome. Full turbo sound system. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. La Shark. Admission £9.50. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Hometown Hoedown. Featuring: The Stayawakes plus special guests. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Octagon Studio Theatre, Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.45pm. Blackadder Rides Again! Interalia Theatre have another cunning plan ... Admission £10, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7pm. Kidnapped. An adventure tale for all the family. Admission: £19.50-£20.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2.30pm. The Cowboy Max Show. Cowboy Max packs a frontier-sized punch with trick roping, whip and joke cracking, magic and songs. Admission £8 concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 2pm. Nobody Rides the Unicorn. Presented by PuppetCraft and suitable for ages four plus. Admission £8, concs. (01489) 799499.

OLD PORTSMOUTH The Square Tower, High Street (PO1 2JE). 7.30pm. The Talking Cure. By Christopher Hampton. Presented by CCADS. Admission £12. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. War Horse. The powerful and uplifting story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. Admission £20-£52, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Jalwa. Talent contest and fashion show presented by NHSF Portsmouth. Admission £10. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Church Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Mother Goose. An eggceptional family pantomime presented by The Phoenix Players. Admission: £8, concs. 08454 676 462.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The Pub Quiz. The play uncovers the complex relationships, foibles, opinions and arguments of those taking part in this unique new play by Steve Harris. The audience won’t be left out as they have to take part in the quiz too. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Lane. 7.15pm. Treasure Island. Original pantomime written by Maureen Taylor and presented by Titchfield Panto Players. Admission £1, all seats. (01329) 842933 for tickets.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. Musical presented by Encore Youth Theatre. Admission £13.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BEDHAMPTON meet Maylands Road, 9.45am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Two-and-a-half-mile linear walk via Scratchface Lane and College Road to Farlington. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 2pm-4pm. The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Talk by Michael Gunton, organised by the Portsdown Branch of the U3A. Visitors (£2) and new members welcome. (023) 9269 7009, portsdownu3a.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.

PAGHAM HARBOUR: meet Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve north of Selsey on B2145 (GR SZ856965). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A seven-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9am. (023) 9273 5649.

PETERSFIELD: Community Centre, Love Lane. 2.30pm. The Life and Art of Helen Allingham. Talk by Annabel Watts, organised by the Arts and Heritage Group of the Petersfield branch of the U3A. Visitors (£2) and new members welcome.

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.

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, FEB 20

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: The Assembly Room, North Street. 7.30pm. Chichester Chamber Concert featuring Jack Liebeck (violin) and Katya Apekisheva (piano). Programme includes works by: Brahms, Stravinsky and Beethoven. Admission £15 (students free). (01243) 781312.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10.30am-4pm. Victorian Life at Fort Nelson: Childhood. Access to three Victorian-themed areas: the schoolroom; play time; and crafty corner. Suitable for ages three to 12. Admission £4 per child (on door). (01329) 233 734, royalarmouries.org.

FARNHAM: Alice Holt Forest, Bucks Horn Oak (GU10 4LS). 10am-midday. Wonderful, Weird and Wacky Walking Staffs. Learn how to make a personalised walking staff. Materials and tools provided. For children over 10. Admission £10 per child. (01420) 520212 to book.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Evening Clinic. Admission £6. 07989 534 673 for further details.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Milton Village Hall, Milton Road (PO4 8PR). 11am, . Zumba. Get fit, have fun! Admission £18 for a six-week course. 07582 370 900.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. Midday. Mass and Charity Lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch – the money raised will be used to support the work of a charity.

PORT SOLENT: meet by the playground. 11am-4pm. Happy Hula Monkeys. Come along and get warm and burn off some surplus energy with our workshop where you will learn how to hula hoop with some cool moves. Mums and dads are welcome to join in with this fun activity. (023) 9261 0001.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 1pm-3pm. Hybrid Heads. Learn about the beliefs of the ancient Egyptians and use recycled materials to transform yourself into an animal-headed god or goddess in this 3D making workshop. For ages eight plus. All under 14s must be accompanied by an adult. Admission free, pre-booking required. (023) 90283 4744, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Meet Normandy Veterans (11am-3pm). Please check on the day of your visit in they will be in attendance. (023) 9282 6722.

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free Admission . (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.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.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Railway Man (15); 8pm. Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. Starring: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Hiroyuki Sanada. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). The Family (15); 7.30pm. Directed by: Luc Besson. Starring: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Dianna Agron. (01489) 799499.

PORTSMOUTH: Eldon Cinema Room, Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth, Winston Churchill Avenue (PO1 2DJ). Like Someone In Love (12A); 8pm. Japanese, 2012. Subtitles. Directed by Abbas Kiarostami. Starring: Rin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno and Ryô Kase. Admission £6, concs. 07580 715 982, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Jeune Et Jolie – Young and Beautiful (18); 7pm. France, 2013. Directed by François Ozon. Starring: Marine Vacth, Géraldine Pailhas and Frédéric Pierrot. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street (GU31 4AF). 8pm. The Geckos. With a set full of fresh, modern songs from the 90s, 00s and today. (01730) 263838.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents:

Ade Cull, 7pm; Sophie Darling, 7.30pm; Alfie Horne, 8pm; Logan Carter, 8.30pm; El Capitan, 9.30pm; Winters Hill, 10.15pm; Hannah Todd and Jim Brennan, 10.45pm; Open Mic (just turn up and put your name down to play), 11.30pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Taking Hayley. Farewell tour. (023) 8022 5612.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Duets. An examination of the chaotic world of love, relationships and why the grass is never greener. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7pm. Kidnapped. An adventure tale for all the family. Admission: £19.50-£20.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH The Square Tower, High Street (PO1 2JE). 7.30pm. The Talking Cure. By Christopher Hampton. Presented by CCADS. Admission £12. (023) 9282 8282.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Brendan Cole: Licence To Thrill. His brand new show. Admission £28-£34. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. War Horse. The powerful and uplifting story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. Admission £20-£52, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Beyond the Barricade. Celebrating 15 fantastic years. Admission £18.50. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Church Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Mother Goose. An eggceptional family pantomime presented by The Phoenix Players. Admission: £8, concs. 08454 676 462.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The Pub Quiz. The play uncovers the complex relationships, foibles, opinions and arguments of those taking part in this unique new play by Steve Harris. The audience won’t be left out as they have to take part in the quiz too. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Lane. 7.15pm. Treasure Island. Original pantomime written by Maureen Taylor and presented by Titchfield Panto Players. Admission £6.50, concs. (01329) 842933 for tickets.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. Musical presented by Encore Youth Theatre. Admission £13.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Search, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. The Hampshire Historic Environment Record. An introductory talk to the Hampshire Historic Environment Record, the definitive list of archaeological and historic sites in the county. Admission free, but places must be booked in advance. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Elizabeth 1: The Virgin Queen. A fascinating talk on courage, love and passion by Alison Weir, one of the UK’s leading historical novelists. Admission £8 concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Island Community Centre, Station Road (PO11 0HB). 2pm. Turning Fact into Fiction. Hints from local author Julia Bryant, organised by the Hayling Island branch of the U3A. Visitors (£2) and new members welcome. (023) 9246 5010, 9246 4893.

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.

FRIDAY, FEB 21

CLUBBING

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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm-2am. Hot Box is back! (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Legends and Stories. Featuring works by Dvořák, Chausson, and Saint-Saëns. Conductor: José Serebrier. Soloist: Rachel Kolly d’Alba (violin). Admission £15-£25. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 9am-9pm. Portsmouth Music Festival: Brass (solo classes). Admission £3-£5, concs. portsmouthmusicfestival.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10.30am-4pm. Victorian Life at Fort Nelson: Childhood. Access to three Victorian-themed areas: the schoolroom; play time; and crafty corner. Suitable for ages three to 12. Admission £4 per child (on door). (01329) 233 734, royalarmouries.org.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-3pm (break for lunch). Drum Runners: jungle songs and rhythms drumming workshop. Make a music track in a fun and accessible way. Suitable for ages five plus. Children under eight must be accompanied by an adult. Admission £5, must be booked in advance. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Meditation, Reiki Therapy, Seichen, also Metamorphic Technique. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Donation £2 to £6.

PORTSMOUTH: Menuhin Room, Central Library, Guildhall Square. 9.40am-8.30pm. Portsmouth Music Festival: Vocal. Admission £3-£5, concs. portsmouthmusicfestival.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Dockyard. 10.30am-midday. Baby Cabin Club. Baby sessions specially tailored for really little people up to 18 months old. Bring them along for a variety of fun activities linked to our exhibitions, including rhyme time, soft play and multisensory investigation. (023) 9289 4558.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Meet Normandy Veterans (11am-3pm). Please check on the day of your visit in they will be in attendance. (023) 9282 6722.

SOUTHSEA: Natural History Museum, Cumberland House, Eastern Parade. Midday-3pm. Walk on the Wild Side! Join nature’s classroom and get up close to some of their exotic live animals! Everyone welcome. Admission free, no need to book, just drop in. (023) 9283 4744.

SWANMORE: Hill Farm House, Droxford Road (SO32 2PY). 5.30pm-9.30pm. Snowdrops by Candlelight. Join us for mulled wine and hot refreshments on this magical walk. Admission £10 in advance, £12 on door, to include refreshments. In aid of The Rowans Hospice. Gifts and plants for sale. (01489) 878722, (023) 9238 2433, 07803 299 973, 07977 480 216.

WATERLOOVILLE: The Acorn Centre, 3, The Kestrels, Wecock (PO8 9UU). 9.30am-midday. Table Top Sale. Variety of sellers offering great bargains. Tables cost £3.50. (023) 9225 8423, acorncentre.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the paintings of Suzette Smith and Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free Admission . (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.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.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Turbo 2D (U); 3pm. Animation directed by David Soren. Featuring the voices of: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti and Maya Rudolph. The Railway Man (15); 8pm. Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. Starring: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Hiroyuki Sanada. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Railway Man (15); 7pm. Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. Starring: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Hiroyuki Sanada. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GARDENS

WINCHESTER: Little Court, Crawley. 2pm-5pm. Garden Open. A traditional walled country garden. There are seven sections divided by old flint walls with many rustic seats throughout. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pallant Suite, South Pallant. 6.30pm doors for 7.45pm-10.15pm. Chichester Jazz Club. Featuring Heather Cairncross and David Newton. All welcome. Admission £12. (01243) 776001/380910, chichesterjazzclub.co.uk.

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95, North Street. 9pm. Disco with Bex.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring Kat & Co. All welcome. Admission £12.50. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. The Phony Stones/Wishlist. Tribute bands. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 8.45pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Spike’s Legendary Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Nothing Yet (ex Running On Empty).

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Wild Smiles. Plus Dead Rabbits; and Fever. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Smokin’ Prophets. Plus Velvetine; and Kempes. Admission £4. Followed by Wolf Cub Club till 2am. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Skunk Funk. Soul/funk band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. T-Rextasy/The Men From Montgomery. Tribute bands. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Duets. An examination of the chaotic world of love, relationships and why the grass is never greener. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Bizet’s Carmen. Presented by the Russian State Ballet and Opera House. Sung in French with English surtitles. Admission: £34-£36, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. War Horse. The powerful and uplifting story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. Admission £20-£52, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. 51 Shades of Maggie. One woman’s (slightly bruising) search for Mr Right. Admission £19.50-£22, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Church Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Mother Goose. An eggceptional family pantomime presented by The Phoenix Players. Admission: £8, concs. 08454 676 462.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The Pub Quiz. The play uncovers the complex relationships, foibles, opinions and arguments of those taking part in this unique new play by Steve Harris. The audience won’t be left out as they have to take part in the quiz too. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Lane. 7.15pm. Treasure Island. Original pantomime written by Maureen Taylor and presented by Titchfield Panto Players. Admission £6.50, concs. (01329) 842933 for tickets.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. Musical presented by Encore Youth Theatre. Admission £13.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

SATURDAY, FEB 22

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm. Hot Fuss. Indie dance electro hip hop dnb dubstep techno party. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring Bela Hartmann (piano). Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: non-members £7 on door. (023) 9282 0317, portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 7.30pm. The Gemini Consort: Heaven and Earth. A vocal and instrumental group of musicians performing music from the 16th to the 21st centuries. Admission free, retiring collection. (01730) 261199.

DANCING

NORTH MUNDHAM: Village Hall. 8pm. Chichester Country Music Club Dance. Featuring: Rick Storm. Admission: £5. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane (PO3 5XT). 8pm-11pm. ALN Ballroom Dance. Admission £4. No bar, BYO. 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. Fairytale Pantomime Story Time Special. Listen to a fairytale story and then make your own stage and character to put on your own panto. Suitable for under-10s accompanied by an adult. Admission free. No need to book but places will be limited. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church Small Hall, Mengham. 9.30am. Coffee Morning. Organised by The Rowans Haying Island Support Group.

PORTSMOUTH: Menuhin Room, Central Library, Guildhall Square. 9.20am-7.15pm. Portsmouth Music Festival: Vocal. Admission £3-£5, concs. portsmouthmusicfestival.co.uk.

SWANMORE: Hill Farm House, Droxford Road (SO32 2PY). 5.30pm-9.30pm. Snowdrops by Candlelight. Join us for mulled wine and hot refreshments on this magical walk. Admission £10 in advance, £12 on door, to include refreshments. In aid of The Rowans Hospice. Gifts and plants for sale. (01489) 878722, (023) 9238 2433, 07803 299 973, 07977 480 216.

TITCHFIELD: Parish Rooms, The Square. 2pm-4pm. Scrap Happy Young Quilters Group. For six to 16 year olds. Have fun and learn to sew small patchwork projects for all abilities. Admission £3 per child. Accompanying adults welcome, especially with young children. yquilters@uwclub.net, (023) 9258 5194.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the paintings of Suzette Smith and Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free Admission . (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-5pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.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.

FILMS

DENMEAD: Denmead Community Centre, School Lane (PO7 6LU). Captain Phillips (12); 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by Paul Greengrass. Starring: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi and Barkhad Abdirahman. Admission £5. (023) 9225 6132.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2: Revenge of the Leftovers (U); 2pm. Directed by: Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn. Featuring the voices of Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan and Will Forte. (01489) 799499.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Nebraska (15); 7pm. Directed by Alexander Payne. Starring: Bruce Dern, Will Forte and Stacy Keach. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GARDENS

WINCHESTER: Little Court, Crawley. 2pm-5pm. Garden Open. A traditional walled country garden. There are seven sections divided by old flint walls with many rustic seats throughout. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.

GIGS

GOSPORT: The Park Tavern, Park Road. 9pm. Andy Beetlestone. 07789 510 608.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street, Buckland. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 9pm. DJ Wacky.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Raiders.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Black Funk Out. Blackout but funky. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. Somethin Else. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Duets. An examination of the chaotic world of love, relationships and why the grass is never greener. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Verdi’s La Traviata. Presented by the Russian State Ballet and Opera House. Sung in French with English surtitles. Admission: £34-£36, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Alice in Pantoland. Come and enjoy a traditional panto and see members of the parish enjoying themselves – including ‘spot the clergy’ in disguise! – on stage. (023) 9282 2990 for tickets.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. War Horse. The powerful and uplifting story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. Admission £20-£52, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Jackson Live in Concert. Featuring Ben Bowman and his incredible band and dancers. Admission £19.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Church Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Mother Goose. An eggceptional family pantomime presented by The Phoenix Players. Admission: £8, concs. 08454 676 462.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The Pub Quiz. The play uncovers the complex relationships, foibles, opinions and arguments of those taking part in this unique new play by Steve Harris. The audience won’t be left out as they have to take part in the quiz too. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Lane. 7.15pm. Treasure Island. Original pantomime written by Maureen Taylor and presented by Titchfield Panto Players. Admission £6.50, concs. (01329) 842933 for tickets.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. Musical presented by Encore Youth Theatre. Admission £13.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HINDHEAD: meet Devil’s Punch Bowl National Trust car park (GR SU891357). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 262716.

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.

SUNDAY, FEB 23

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Ed Byrne: Roaring Forties. Latecomers will not be permitted! Admission £22.50. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. Featuring Jacquelyn Fugelle (soprano), Emma Alexandra (clarinet) and Terence Allbright (piano) playing music by Mozart, Cooke, Schubert, Monte, Hindemith and Meyerbeer. Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre Restaurant and Bar at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 2pm. Drum Jam. Open to the experienced and novice hand drummer, musician and dancer. Come and jam with us or just enjoy the atmosphere! Admission free. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

WINCHESTER: Middlebrook Street and car park. 9am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the paintings of Suzette Smith and Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 11am-4pm. Crafts in the Tower. A monthly exhibition of original artwork by selected local artists, designers and makers. Painting, print making, collage, ceramics, origami, glass work, wood turning, textiles and jewellery. craftsinthetower.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-5pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Frozen (PG); 2.30pm. Animation directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck. Featuring the voices of Kristen Bell, Alan Tudyk and Idina Menzel. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GARDENS

WINCHESTER: Little Court, Crawley. 2pm-5pm. Garden Open. A traditional walled country garden. There are seven sections divided by old flint walls with many rustic seats throughout. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.

WINCHESTER: The Down House, Itchen Abbas (SO21 1AX). Midday-4pm. Garden open. Two acres laid out in rooms overlooking Itchen Abbey. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £4.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street (GU31 4AF). 8pm. Kacob Davies. Popular locally-based musician. (01730) 263838.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. Midday doors for 12.30pm-3pm. Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. Keeping big band music alive in Portsmouth. (023) 9266 2440.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 6pm. Mojo Dollar.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 2pm-4pm. Jellyrollers. An afternoon of relaxing music.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Alleycats Open Mic Night. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 3pm. Peter Grimes. English National Opera, live. (01428) 642161 for further details.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Church Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm. Mother Goose. An eggceptional family pantomime presented by The Phoenix Players. Admission: £8, concs. 08454 676 462.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet at The Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore Walk. A brisk walk over uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. 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.