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

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Hard House For Ever. Tour Portsmouth 2013. Andy Whitby, Andy Farley, Sam Townsend, Kim Ayre. Hosted by Amadeus Mozart. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437.

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

CONCERTS

PORTCHESTER: St Mary’s Church, Portchester Castle. 7.30pm. Angelic Voices from St John’s Chapel Choir, Southsea. In aid of Canine Partners, Admission £5.50-£8.50, in advance or on door. (023) 9232 1380, 9237 8750.

EVENTS

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.

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.

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.

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. 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

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. Skyfall (12A); 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Directed by Sam Mendes. Starring: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem and Naomie Harris. Admission £3-£4. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Les Miserables (12A); 7pm. US, 2012. Directed by Tom Hooper. Starring: Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: The Bird in Hand, Gsoport Road. 8.30pm. Belle and the Beaus.

LAVANT: Memorial Hall. 8pm. Chichester Country Music Club Concert. Featuring The Aubrey Lovjoy Band. Admission: £5. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm. The Silver Beatles. Pop tribute. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. The Herbz. Playing Ska, reggae, indie and British pop.

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

PORTSMOUTH: The Old House at Home, 104, Locksway Road, Milton. 8.30pm. The Phoney Beatles. Tribute band.

PORTSMOUTH: The Registry, St Michael’s Road. 8.30pm. Coasts. Plus special guests.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Stardust. All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Stu Larsen plus Dlugokecki. Admission: £6 advance, £7 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Toxic Shock Album Launch Night. Plus special guests: Velvetine and Lady Babylon. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Red Glory. Rock/pop covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Whole Lotta Led. Admission £9. (023) 9286 3911.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Steeleye Span with Maddy Prior. Admission £20.50. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan. A spectacular show. Admission £16.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Chas and Dave. On the road again by public demand. Admission £24. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Presented by Custom/Practice and TEG Productions. Admission: £18.50-£24.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Inspector Norse (or The Girl With Two Screws Left Over. A self-assembly Swedish crime thriller from comedy duo LipService. Admission £15, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Blue Room. Freely adapted from Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde by playwright David Hare. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5pm, 8.30pm. The Blues Brothers. They are back and on a mission! Admission: £15-£25.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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.

SOUTHSEA: Sellers Coffee House, 1, Kent Road. 7.30pm. Spinnaker Speakers. Become a more confident speaker and better leader. 07713 358 148, spinnakerspeakers.org.

SATURDAY, MARCH 9

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: The Wedge and The Edge, Albert Road. 8pm. Hishaker vs Biff! Bang! Pow! Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

BISHOP’S WALTHAM: St Peter’s Church, St Peter’s Street. 6.30pm-8pm. A Springtime Concert. With Katherine Arnott and friends. Music from Byrd to Barlow. Admission £8-£10. (01489) 895917, sally.arnott@talktalk.net.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring Irakli Grigali (baritone), accompanied by Masachi Nishiyama. Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: £7 on door. portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Baroque Choir in concert. Performing a programme of music by Benjamin Britten and Arvo Pärt, with violin interludes provided by Elizabeth Brown. Admission: £10, concs (in advance or on door). (01329) 310277.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Baptist Church, 368, London Road. 3pm-5pm. Blendworth Brass Band in concert. Admission £5 with proceeds going to Cancer Research UK and The Rosemary Foundation. (023) 9225 1169 or 9225 0206.

DANCING

SOUTHSEA: Irish Club, Elm Grove. 8pm. Boogie Night. A dance fund-raiser for Skip (Special Kids in Portsmouth), featuring hits from the 60s and 70s, for those who don’t do clubbing but still enjoy strutting their stuff on the dance floor. Admission £5. (023) 9281 4599 or dinah.uk@gmail.com.

EVENTS

ALTON: High Street. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 12.30pm-3pm. (Boot-style) Table Top Sale. Books, nearly new, cakes, etc. Refreshments available. (023) 9236 6508.

GOSPORT: Local Studies Centre, High Street. 10am-midday. Makaton Signing: A Taster. Come and learn some basic Makaton signs at this friendly workshop (18 years plus). Workshop fee £9. (023) 9252 3463 to book your place.

PETERSFIELD: The Studio@TPS, Cranford Road. 10am-midday. Tiny Tots Disco. Admission £2 per family. 07886 289 619.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 7.30pm. British Orthodox Service. Join the British Orthodox community in our city for its monthly service.

SOUTHSEA: Public Library, Palmerston Road (start), finish at Portsmouth International Port. 10am. Design Awards Ceremony. The Lord Mayor will unveil the four 2012 Design Award winners’ plaques in Southsea and Mile End, as well as presenting the commendation certificates. Refreshments/lunch will be available at the International Port Terminal. (023) 9283 1461, portsmouthsociety.org.uk.

STUBBINGTON: Catholic Church Hall, Bells Lane. 10am. Jumble Sale. Organised by the Seafarers Sailing Club. Admission 30p.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Lane. 10am-11.30am. NCT Nearly New Sale. Clothes, accessories and toys for babies and toddlers. Organised by the Fareham and District branch of the National Childbirth Trust. 0844 243 6130.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-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. 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. Les Misérables (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by Tom Hooper. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Zero Dark Thirty (15); 7pm. US, 2012. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Starring Jessica Chastain and Joel Edgerton. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. DL Sounds.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. Boss Hogg. Playing mod and indie, etc.

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

PORTSMOUTH: The Connaught Arms, Guildford Road, Fratton. 8pm. Disco/Karaoke. Theme: the 80s. 07788 558 176.

PORTSMOUTH: The Druids, Binsted Road, Buckland. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old House at Home, 104, Locksway Road, Milton. 8.30pm. Hot Betty. Covers band.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Five By Five. All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Dirty DC. Admission: £12 advance, £14 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. Forever Queen. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Drop Zone. Metal band. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. Andy Bad Robinson. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. Late Night Wolf Tales. Wickedly funny fairy tales for adults. Presented by Pickled Image. Admission £10, conc. (01420) 472 664.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2,30pm, 6.30pm. It’s Showtime. A song and dance variety show presented by the Kim Ellen School of Dance. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Presented by Custom/Practice and TEG Productions. Admission: £18.50-£24.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Blue Room. Freely adapted from Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde by playwright David Hare. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. The Blues Brothers. They are back and on a mission! Admission: £15-£25.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 2.30pm. The World is My Oyster. Talk by well-known photographer Heather Angel, who will be telling the stories behind her photographs. (01428) 642161 for further details..

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2pm. Elgar and the Critical Ear. Illustrated talk by Stuart Freed. Organised by the Elgar Society Southern Branch. All welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HINTON AMPNER: meet Kilmeston Church (south of Hinton Ampner (GR SU591263). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A nine-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.25am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

COMEDY

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 7.30pm doors. Fine Comedy @ The Brook present Guy Pratt: The Sideman. Admission: £14 advance, £16 door. (023) 8055 5366.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening bingo and quiz night in the lounge.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 9.30am. Mothering Sunday Service. Includes distribution of flowers to those who care for us.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 10am. Mothering Sunday Service. Includes distribution of flowers to those who care for us.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 9.30am. Mothering Sunday Service. Includes distribution of flowers to those who care for us.

SOUTH HARTING: Uppark House and Garden (GU31 5QR). 2pm-4pm. Mothering Sunday High Tea. All tickets, £15, booking essential. (01730) 825857.

WATERLOOVILLE: South Downs College, College Road (PO7 8AA). 10am-4pm. Antiques and Collectables Fair. With about 75 stall holders all offering a broad range of both fine quality and affordable pieces. Admission £1.50. (023) 9279 7979 ext 993.

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. 1pm-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Sue Harvey. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

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

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. Alice in Wonderland (U); 3pm. The 1951 Walt Disney classic. Admission £4, concs. Little Women. (U); 6pm. Directed by Gillian Armstrong. Starring Winona Ryder, Susan Sarandon, Gabriel Byrne, Claire Danes and Christian Bale. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8pm. The Milton James Four. Trad jazz. (023) 9275 2488.

SOUTHSEA: Lawrence Arms, Lawrence Road. 7pm. Arrows Karaoke.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 6pm-8pm. Belle and The Beaus. Soul/funk band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Bouncing Souls. Plus special guests Cheap Girls, Luther, and The Bottom Line. Admission £12. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 5pm, 7.30pm. Youth Dance Platform. The Youth Dance Platform returns, again hosting the prestigious Hampshire Youth Dance Company. This is an opportunity to see dance performed by students from many schools in Hampshire and in all genres, from street to contemporary and ballet to modern. Admission £5. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 6.30pm. High 5. Variety show for Wessex Heartbeat. Admission: £15-£20. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

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.

MONDAY, MARCH 11

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. Admission £2.50. (023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Entertainments Hall, Locksway Road, Milton. 7.30pm-10.15pm. Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence Dance. Dancing with Elaine Hardy. All welcome. BYO refreshments. Admission £3.50. (023) 9235 5388, 07732 968 236.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Serenity Sanctuary, 89, Brockhurst Road (PO12 3AT). 3pm-4pm. Light (Living in Greater Health Today) Group. An informal friendly group for people experiencing CFS/ME/FM and other chronic illnesses, run by people who have experienced these challenges themselves. (023) 9252 1673.

PAULSGROVE: Paulsgrove Community Centre, Marsden Road. 1.15pm-2.45pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-12.45pm. Spiritual Healing Clinic. No appointment necessary. Admission by donation. (023) 9269 3169.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-midday. New Age Kurling. Friendly competitive fun with gentle exercise. All welcome. Admission: £2.50 session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mark’s Church Hall Committee Room, Derby Road, North End. 10am-midday. The Young at Heart Club, a club for the over 50s. Come along for chat, quizzes, raffles, activities and speakers, with tea/coffee.

SOUTHSEA: Havelock Centre, Fawcett Road. 9.30am-11.30am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

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.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Executive Suite, Inn Lodge, Burrfields Road. 8pm. Portsmouth Jazz Club. Featuring the Jim Mullen Trio. (023) 9225 5806, 9229 8161, portsmouthjazz.com.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. Mother’s Day Special with Rachael Hawnt. (023) 9229 5195.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Agatha Christie’s Go Back For Murder. Murder, mystery and intrigue ... Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Starring Beverley Callard, Jess Robinson and Ray Quinn. Admission £15-£29.50. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: Conservative Club, Spur Road. 7.30pm. Cosham Phoenix Social Club. With a varied programme of events. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9237 0030, 9269 1740.

HAVANT: Langstone Conservative Club, Emsworth Road. 10.30am. 25 Ways to Empower Yourself. Talk, organised by the Havant Complementary Health Group. All welcome. Admission: £3. (023) 9307 9413.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 7.30pm. Riding the Storm. With authors Adrian and Bridget Plass plus worship leader Dave Bilborough. In aid of the Sailors’ Society. Admission: £12. (01903) 705360. portsmouthcathedral.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 2.30-4pm. Saddle Sore in Montana. Talk by Ann Chance, organised by Petersfield U3A. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2 for visitors.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Bridge Centre, Fratton Road. 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. 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 South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. 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 South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Eastney Seafront Walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney, returning via Eastern Parade. 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: Sellers Coffee House, 1, Kent Road. 7.30pm. Spinnaker Speakers. Become a more confident speaker and better leader. 07713 358 148, spinnakerspeakers.org.

TUESDAY, MARCH 12

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 1pm. Petersfield Musical Festival: The Michael Hurd Memorial Fund Award Holder’s Lunchtime Concert. Featuring Mollie Claasen (harp), Louisa Denby (bassoon) and Kristian Richardson (guitar). Admission free, retiring collection. (01730) 260213.

DANCING

LISS: Village Hall. 8pm-10.15pm. Liss Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (01730) 892570.

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

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 9.15am-11am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: St Francis Church, Northern Parade, Hilsea. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

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. 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

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. To Rome With Love (12A); 1.45pm. Directed by Woody Allen. Starring Woody Allen, Penélope Cruz and Jesse Eisenberg. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge @ The RMA. Acoustic showcase night. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Tom Baxter. Plus special guests Sam Walker and Sam Semple. Admission £12.50. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Agatha Christie’s Go Back For Murder. Murder, mystery and intrigue ... Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. Out of His Skin. Presented by 2Faced Dance Company. Admission £12, concs. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Sleeping Beauty on Ice. Starring Olga Sharutenko. Admission: £17.50-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Starring Beverley Callard, Jess Robinson and Ray Quinn. Admission £15-£29.50. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Chapel Street by Luke Barnes and Bitch Boxer by Charlotte Josephine. A double bill of award-winners. Pre-show lecture at 6.15pm free, but reserve your place. Admission £13, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BISHOP’S WALTHAM: St Peter’s Church Hall, Free Street. 8pm. Engines of the North British Company and The B17 New-Build Project. Illustrated talk by railway photographer Ken Livermore. Organised by the Meon Valley Locomotive Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9269 8976.

CLANFIELD: Petersgate Infant School, Green Lane (PO8 0JU). 7.30pm. Summer Flowering Perennials. Talk by Rosemary Hardy (gold medallist at Chelsea), organised by the Clanfield Gardening Club. Visitors and new members welcome. clanfieldgardeningclub.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm. The History of Warblington Castle. Illustrated talk by Phil Adams, organised by the Friends of Havant Museum. All welcome. Admission £2. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Lecture Room 2.07, Park Building, University of Portsmouth, King Henry I Street. 7pm. Servant Life in Elite Households in the 17th and 18th Centuries. Talk by Professor Emeritus Roger Richardson, University of Winchester. Organised by the Historical Association. All welcome. Admission £1. (023) 9235 7463, history.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.

PORTSMOUTH: St Luke’s Church Hall, Greetham Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Passing On Like The Shadow Over The Sundial: Time, Memory and Setting in Little Dorrit. Talk by Dr Tony Williams at the monthly meeting of the Dickens Fellowship, Birthplace Branch. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1. (023) 9266 4205.

PORTSMOUTH: University of Portsmouth’s Portland Building, St James Street (PO1 3AH). 6.30pm for 7pm. Notes from a Sculptor’s Studio. Talk by Philip Jackson, organised by the Portsea Island Decorative and Fine Art Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9242 3976, portsmouthnadfas.co.uk.

SOUTH HARTING: Uppark House and Garden (GU31 5QR). 10.30am. Lecture Lunch: A Little Piece of Cardboard. Talk by Sylvia Endicott about the history of postcards. All tickets, £22.50, booking essential. (01730) 825857.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

DANCING

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50.

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.

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

LOWER SWANWICK: The Navigator, Bridge Road, (SO31 7EB). 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Brunel Middle School, Wymering Road, North End. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: Drayton Institute, 238, Havant Road, Drayton. 9.30am-11.30am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Midday. Mass and Charity Lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch – the money raised will be used to support the Bishop’s Lent appeal. (023) 9282 2990.

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.

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. 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

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Great Expectations (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by Mike Newell. Starring Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter and Jeremy Irvine . (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Bullhead (15); 7pm. Belgium, 2011. Subtitled. Directed by Michael Roskam. Starring Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeroen Perceval and Jeanne Dando. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, PO12 2HE. 7.15pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: The Mission Hall Jazz Band on Nat Nonella’s birthday anniversary. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Ruarri Joseph. Acoustic. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Beale Street. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Agatha Christie’s Go Back For Murder. Murder, mystery and intrigue ... Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Sleeping Beauty on Ice. Starring Olga Sharutenko. Admission: £17.50-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Starring Beverley Callard, Jess Robinson and Ray Quinn. Admission £15-£29.50. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Laburnum Grove. A thriller or a comedy? By J B Priestley. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1.30pm, 8pm. Chapel Street by Luke Barnes and Bitch Boxer by Charlotte Josephine. A double bill of award-winners. Post-show discussion after the 1.30pm matinee, free but reserve your place. Admission £13, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

DENMEAD: meet car park, Hambledon Road (GR SU659121). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.25am. (01730) 269253.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-11am. Show and Tell: Semi-Precious Stones. Second of three of talks by Mary Law. 7pm for 7.30pm. Journey to the Stars. Talk by Mr R Gorman, organised by the Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors. All welcome. (023) 9259 9153.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet High Street. 10.40am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Circular five-mile walk via Browndown and Alverstoke. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

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.

SOUTH HARTING: Uppark House and Garden (GU31 5QR). 10.30am. Lecture Lunch: Bletchley Park Code Breakers. Talk by John Davis, who worked at Bletchley Park from 1964 to 1993. All tickets, £22.50, booking essential. (01730) 825857.

PORTCHESTER: meet in the main Portchester Castle car park. 2pm. Portchester Castle. Suitable for beginners. 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.

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, MARCH 14

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Live! Featuring Edmund Aldhouse (Portsmouth Cathedral, organ). Admission: £3, concs. portsmouthcathedral.org.uk.

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club Fuction Room, Spur Road. 7.30pm for 8pm-11pm. Club-50 Disco. Golden oldies and disco classics. With Denis Kaye. All welcome. Admission: £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958 or club-50.co.uk.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Drayton Centre, Havant Road (PO6 1PA). 2pm-4.15pm. TPP Dance Club Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence. Admission: £3.50 (inc tea/coffee). 07989 124 089.

EVENTS

PETERSFIELD: Ashford Farm, Ashford Lane, Steep. 10am-3pm. Biodiversity Action Team Ash Clearance Volunteering Session. Jacks Meadow is surrounded by hanger woodland. The eastern boundary of the meadow has ash trees along it which are cut on a rotational basis which creates different stages of succession. We will be cutting some of this ash to continue this process. (023) 8040 2593.

PORTSMOUTH: Anchorage Lodge, Sywell Crescent, Anchorage Park. 9.30am-11.30am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Second Chance House, Somers Road Bridge, Somerstown. 9.30am-11.30am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

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

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. 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

CHICHESTER: The Venue, Spur Road (PO19 8PR). 7.30pm. Chichester Country Music Club Irish Concert. Featuring: Brendan Shine. Admission: £10. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Wellington, 62, High Street. Dicey Riley. Father and son duo. (023) 9281 8956.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Rumours of Fleetwood Mac. Tribute. Admission £22.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Sean Michael Fisher, 7pm; The Explorers, 7.30pm; The Cryptics, 8pm; Brink Theory, 8.30pm; Tenga Sol, 9pm-10pm; Huw Olesker, 10.15pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 10.45pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Paul Quelch Trio.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Selecter. Plus spcial guests Talisman. Admission £15. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Agatha Christie’s Go Back For Murder. Murder, mystery and intrigue ... Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Alaska. A story of one man’s carefree, joyous journey which becomes a nightmarish plunge into extreme survival. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Sleeping Beauty on Ice. Starring Olga Sharutenko. Admission: £17.50-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Starring Beverley Callard, Jess Robinson and Ray Quinn. Admission £15-£29.50. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Laburnum Grove. A thriller or a comedy? By J B Priestley. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Chapel Street by Luke Barnes and Bitch Boxer by Charlotte Josephine. A double bill of award-winners. Admission £13, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: Catisfield Memorial Hall, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 7.30pm. Adventures in Albania and Kosovo. Talk by Adrian Edgar, organised by the Catisfield & District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (01329) 312269 or catisfield.com/CHS.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Becket Hall, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 2.45pm. The New Galleries at the Royal Naval Museum. Talk by Christopher Knox, 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.

SOUTH HARTING: Uppark House and Garden (GU31 5QR). 10.30am. Lecture Lunch: Portsmouth Harbour and the Three Ships. Why did the Mary Rose sink? What did the men in Nelson’s navy have for lunch? How much did a Second Class Boy earn on the Warrior? Find the answers to these and many other questions in this talk by Frances Farrer -Brown . All tickets, £22.50, booking essential. (01730) 825857.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Transmission ... room two of It’s A Sin. (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

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Boothby Graffoe. Brand new tour: Nomad, No Sane Either ... Admission £12, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Rob Beckett, Matt Richardson and Joe Bor. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 1.30pm. Let’s Dance with the Mini Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. A Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Schools’ Concert for Key Stage 1 pupils. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Spring Dance. Performing works by Dvorak, Mendelssohn and Rachmaninov. Conductor Owain Arwel Hughes. Soloist Alexandra Soumm (violin). Admission £14-£24. Free pre-concert talk at 6.30pm. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Quad, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. The Spring Concert. In the principal musical event of the spring term, concerto performances and varied works for choir, orchestras and concert band exemplify a wide-range of the school’s music-making. Admission free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.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.

WATERLOOVILLE: The Acorn Centre, 3, The Kestrels, Wecock. 9.30am-midday. Table Top Sale. Light refreshments also available. (023) 9225 8423. acorncentre.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. 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. Argo (15); 7pm. US, 2012. Directed by Ben Affleck. Starring Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston and Clea Duvall. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Portsmouth Film Society, Havelock Community Centre, 324, Fawcett Road. North by Northwest (PG), 2pm. US, 1959. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring: Cary Grant, James Mason and Eva Marie Saint. Anna Karenina (12A), 4pm; UK, 2012. Directed by Joe Wright. Starring Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Countdown to Dumbfest. With a live sneak preview of some of the bands set to appear. Admission £8. (01420) 472 664.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Double Bill: The Carrivick Sisters and Blair Dunlop. Admission £12.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring: The Marcus Malone Band. All welcome. Admission: £15. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. The Day of The Rabblement. Folk. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Veronique Devine and The Vixens present: Rock with the Foxes. Featuring Toy Town and Marley Blandford. Admission £5 in advance, £7 on door. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Registry, St Michael’s Road. 8.30pm. Fiction; and Crushed Beaks.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Grizzley and the Grasshoppers. All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Los Pacaminos. Admission: £13 advance, £15 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Swan, Portsmouth Road, Woolston. 8.30pm. Reactor 1.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Father Jack. Irish/Celtic band. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. The Hanging Tree Band. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Psychic Sally: On The Road. Sally Morgan returns. Admission £24. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Agatha Christie’s Go Back For Murder. Murder, mystery and intrigue ... Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Sleeping Beauty on Ice. Starring Olga Sharutenko. Admission: £17.50-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Starring Beverley Callard, Jess Robinson and Ray Quinn. Admission £15-£29.50. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Laburnum Grove. A thriller or a comedy? By J B Priestley. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Puccini’s La Bohème. Presented by Opera Close Up. Pre-show lecture at 6.15pm, freebut reserve your place. Admission £17.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). 7.30pm. The Itchen Navigation Project – Completed! Alison Morse, the project manager, will give a review of its success for wildlife and people, organised by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, Gosport Branch. All welcome. Admission: £2.50, refreshments included.

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.