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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

DANCING

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50, refreshments included. (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.

EVENTS

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Cycle ride to Rowlands Castle (Bicycle Hash). Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 2am-8am. Summer Solstice. Admission £10, including breakfast, pre-booked tickets only. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 9am-1pm. LoSRA Community Boost Table Top Craft Sale. Meet community organisations and crafts businesses. Refreshments available. (023) 9255 1706, 9255 1303.

PORTSMOUTH: Christ Church Milton URC, Milton Road. 10am-4pm. Art and Flower Festival. Presented by Christ Church Milton URC and the Bransbury Park Art Group of Eastney Community Centre. All proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Association and the Sailors’ Society.

PORTSMOUTH: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 10.30am for 11am-midday. Beating the Blues with Portsmouth Voices. Have a chat over a cuppa, followed by singing for an hour. No previous singing experience required, just a willingness to have a go and join in the fun. Suggested donation of £2. (023) 9281 1802.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-midday. Arts and Crafts Group. Different things to do each week. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

SOUTHSEA: Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street. 6pm. Zumba Fitness. A six-week course is £18. 07582 370 900.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Way of the Warrior. Arms and armour from epic movies! Includes replica arms and armour that can be handled and worn. (023) 9250 1957, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

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.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-8pm. In Memoriam. This exhibition explores the language of remembrance through imagery of local memorials of the Great War 1914-18. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

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.

SELBORNE: Selborne Gallery, The Plestor. 11am-5pm. Hampshire Artists’ Co-operative Spring Exhibition. With guest artists Mary Herdman and Jo Ellis. (01420) 511347.

FILMS

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. Coriolanus. (15); 3.30pm, 8pm. Directed by Ralph Fiennes. Starring: Gerard Butler, Ralph Fiennes and Jessica Chastain. Admission £5.50, concs. (01252) 745444.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. The Iron Lady. (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd. Starring: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent and Richard E Grant. Admission: £4.75, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Goodbye First Love. (15); 6pm doors for 7pm. France/Germany 2011. Subtitles. Directed by: Mia Hansen-Løve. Starring: Lola Créton, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Magne-Håvard Brekke, Valérie Bonneton, Serge Renko, Özay Fecht. 07958 180 037.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: Coal Exchange, 21, South Street. Open mic night.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Jam Session. All musicians welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

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: £14-£34. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 8pm. Fawlty Towers Live on Stage. Three episodes of the BBC TV series written by John Cleese and Connie Booth performed by members of the Fareham Musical Society. Admission £10-£12. (01329) 231942.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. The Producers. The new Mel Brooks musical brought to you by 2012 GSA graduates. Admission: £13.50-£20.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Legally Blonde: The Musical. Starring: Les Dennis and Ray Quinn. Admission: £17.50-£42.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The History Boys. Play by Alan Bennett about an unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form boys. Admission £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

STAGE

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1.30pm. Children’s Theatre: The Tiger Who Came To Tea – live on stage. For ages three plus. Admission: £11, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

CHALTON: meet car park, GR SU732160. 9am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walks. A series of connected walks, first walk starts at 9am. Walkers can join and leave the walks as they please. All welcome. (023) 9259 3252.

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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Community Centre, Bransbury Park, Eastney. 10.30am. Walk with Friends: WfH Accredited. Two/ three mile walk, organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth. New walkers arrive early to register please. (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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: 36, Great Southsea Street (PO5 3BY). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Howard. 07799 850 327, solentsocialising.org.uk.

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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

THURSDAY, JUNE 21

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Live! Featuring Andrew Teague (organ). Admission: £2.50, concs. (023) 9282 3399.

EVENTS

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Evening cycle ride to Hampshire Hog, Clanfield. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Christ Church Milton URC, Milton Road. 10am-4pm. Art and Flower Festival. Presented by Christ Church Milton URC and the Bransbury Park Art Group of Eastney Community Centre. All proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Association and the Sailors’ Society.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Club. With lots of different activities each week. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: St Francis Church Hall, Northern Parade, Hilsea. 2pm-4pm. The Cosy Club. A social group for men and women 60+ every Thursday for social time, quizzes, raffles, speakers and trips. Pop along for a warm welcome. (023) 9262 8705.

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

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 Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Way of the Warrior. Arms and armour from epic movies! Includes replica arms and armour that can be handled and worn. (023) 9250 1957, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

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.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-8pm. In Memoriam. This exhibition explores the language of remembrance through imagery of local memorials of the Great War 1914-18. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

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.

SELBORNE: Selborne Gallery, The Plestor. 11am-5pm. Hampshire Artists’ Co-operative Spring Exhibition. With guest artists Mary Herdman and Jo Ellis. (01420) 511347.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Woody Allen: A Documentary. (tbc); 6pm doors for 7pm. USA 2011. Subtitles. Directed by: Robert Weide. 07958 180 037.

GIGS

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 8.15pm doors for 9pm. Aynsley Lister Band. With a set of blues-rock classics and original material. Admission: £12, concs. (01252) 745444.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-8pm. Doug Macleod. Acoustic blues. Admission £12.60-£14. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm. Who’s Who. Full electric show. Admission: £10. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Chloe Lockyer, 7pm; Nitro Cart, 7.30pm; Jamie Jarvis, 8pm; Escape The Race, 8.30pm; The Smiley Campbell Band, 9pm; The Vinewood Rollers, 9.30pm-10pm; Smudge, 10.15pm; The Coronations, 11.15pm-midnight. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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: £14-£34. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 8pm. Fawlty Towers Live on Stage. Three episodes of the BBC TV series written by John Cleese and Connie Booth performed by members of the Fareham Musical Society. Admission £10-£12. (01329) 231942.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. The Producers. The new Mel Brooks musical brought to you by 2012 GSA graduates. Admission: £13.50-£20.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Legally Blonde: The Musical. Starring: Les Dennis and Ray Quinn. Admission: £17.50-£42.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The History Boys. Play by Alan Bennett about an unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form boys. Admission £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 10.30am, 1.30pm. Children’s Theatre: The Tiger Who Came To Tea – live on stage. For ages three plus. Admission: £11, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-5.30pm. The Falklands War – a close run thing. A personal perspective from Cdr Jeff Tall OE RN. Admission £7 (bookings can be made in advance). (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue. 2pm. Walk with Friends: WfH Accredited. Two/ three mile walk, organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth. New walkers arrive early to register please. (023) 9286 3224.

SOUTHSEA: Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street. 10.30am. Walk with Friends: WfH Accredited. Two/ three mile walk, organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth. New walkers arrive early to register please. (023) 9286 3224.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 7.30pm. Beneath Portsdown the Big Four WWII Tunnels. Talk by author and local historian Bob Hunt, organised by Portsmouth Museums and Records Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: £2. (023) 9282 8068.

WATERLOOVILLE: Anders Hall, off Milton Road (PO7 6AW). 7.30pm. Yaesu UK. Presentation by Andre Ravary (Amateur Radio Sales). Organised by the Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club. Visitors and new members welcome. hdarc.co.uk