What’s On for Wednesday May 2, 2012

Victor Ariat

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Live! Featuring Huay Lim and Huoy Lim (piano). Admission: £2.50, concs. (023) 9282 3399.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Cycle ride to Titchfield Haven and Gosport. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Bob Read and also the Wallington Art 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.

PETERSFIELD: The Gallery, Bedales, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Collective Nouns in pictures. Woop Studios fell in love with the idea of creating images that capture collective nouns. (01730) 711510, bedales.org.uk, woopstudios.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery 2, Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm. New Creatives. A showcase of creative works by young people from seven local FE and Sixth Form colleges. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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. The Artist. (PG); 11am, 3.30pm, 8pm. Directed by Michel Hazanavicius. Starring: Jean Dujardin, John Goodman and Berenice Bejo. (01252) 745444.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. (12A); 8pm. Directed by: John Madden. Starring: Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith and Tom Wilkinson. Admission: £5.50-£7.50, concs. (01428) 642161.

PORTSMOUTH: Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Nicholas Nickleby. (PG); 7.30pm. UK/US, 2002. Directed by: Douglas McGrath. Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Jamie Bell and Jim Broadbent. portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: Coal Exchange, 21, South Street. Open Mic Night.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Jazz Café. A mix of jazz styles and comedy cabaret from our resident band Otis B Driftwood, with a different special guest star each month. Admission: £8, concs. (01252) 745444.

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent (PO12 2HE). 8pm-11pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: Bob Dyer’s Bits and Pieces. (023) 9250 1024, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Mr Fogg. Admission: £5 in advance, £6 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. The Way of the World. Comedy by William Congreve, starring Penelope Keith. Admission: £14-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GOSPORT: SEARCH Hands on Museum, 50, Clarence Road. 7.30pm-9pm. Dickens’ Characters. Chester House Productions compilation of funny and poignant scenes from Dickens’ classics. Admission: £5, concs. (023) 9252 3463.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Nile. Cast includes Kate O’Mara, Denis Lill, Susie Amy, Chloe Newsome, Ben Nealon and Mark Wynter. Admission: £21.50-£25.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Oliver! Starring Brian Conley and Samantha Barks. Admission: £20-£46.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. HMS Pinafore. Presented by Winchester Operatic Society. Admission: £14.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: meet at King George V Playing Fields car park, Northern Road. 2pm. Lakeside, North Harbour Walk. Gentle paced walk around the private grounds of IBM. New walkers to arrive 1.45pm to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

ROGATE: Tullecombe car park (GR 808255). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A nine-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.35am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.

THURSDAY, MAY 3

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Station Road. 8pm. The Phoenix Theatre Comedy Club. Admission: £10, concs. (01420) 472664, phoenix-arts.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Luke Wright’s Cynical Ballads: Eight caustic tales from broke Britain. Darkly comic poems and tales of modern Britain. Admission: £12.50, concs. (01329) 223100, box office.

CONCERTS

HORNDEAN: Blendworth Church Centre, Blendworth Lane. 7.30pm. South Downs College Music Students in concert. Director Peter Rhodes. Concert organised by the Horndean Music Society. All welcome. Admission: £5.50 members, £6.50 visitors. (023) 9241 2480.

DANCING

HASLEMERE: Pirrie Hall, A286, Brook. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Circle Dance. International folk dances for which no partner or previous experience required. Experienced teacher. Fun, fitness and friendship. All welcome. (01420) 474881.

EVENTS

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

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 11am, midday, 1pm, 2pm. Theatre Tours. An opportunity to go behind the scenes in this 45-minute tour and see things that are not normally on show. Admission £3. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Bob Read and also the Wallington Art 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.

PETERSFIELD: The Gallery, Bedales, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Collective Nouns in pictures. Woop Studios fell in love with the idea of creating images that capture collective nouns. (01730) 711510, bedales.org.uk, woopstudios.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery 2, Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm. New Creatives. A showcase of creative works by young people from seven local FE and Sixth Form colleges. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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. The Artist. (PG); 11am, 3.30pm, 8pm. Directed by Michel Hazanavicius. Starring: Jean Dujardin, John Goodman and Berenice Bejo. (01252) 745444.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. (12A); 8pm. Directed by: John Madden. Starring: Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith and Tom Wilkinson. Admission: £5.50-£7.50, concs. (01428) 642161.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Singin in the Rain. (U); 6pm doors for 7pm. US, 1952. Directed by: Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly. Starring: Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor. 07958 180 037.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Juno Jakob, 7pm; Brij Bhushann Jetly, 7.30pm; The Beth Oliver Band, 8pm; The Smiley Campbell Band, 8.30pm; Jimmy Lee and The Edge of Chaos Orchestra, 9pm-10pm; Mike Mays and Matt McGowan, 10.15pm; and Jimmy Stuart, 11.15pm-11.45pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.15pm, 7.30pm. The Way of the World. Comedy by William Congreve, starring Penelope Keith. Admission: £14-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Nile. Cast includes Kate O’Mara, Denis Lill, Susie Amy, Chloe Newsome, Ben Nealon and Mark Wynter. Admission: £21.50-£25.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Oliver! Starring Brian Conley and Samantha Barks. Admission: £20-£46.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Psychic & Science. Featuring: Chris Conway, Denise Mott and Richard Felix. Admission: £22. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. HMS Pinafore. Presented by Winchester Operatic Society. Admission: £14.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm-8.45pm. Steam Pinnace 199. The story of a 101-year-old naval gunboat by Commander Martin Marks OBE Royal Navy. Admission: £3, concs. (023) 9252 3463.