What’s on for Wednesday November 27, 2013

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A guide to what’s on around the area today.

TODAY

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Comedy Network. Featuring Phil Wang and Paul McCaffrey. Admission £8. (01329) 223100.

CONCERTS

DENMEAD: All Saints Church, Hambledon Road. 7.30pm. The Band of HM Royal Marines School of Music in concert. Programme ranges from classic pieces to military band favourites. Admission £10, concs.

PETERSFIELD: The Quad, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. The Cecilia Concert. All the school’s ensembles perform in a varied programme of vocal and instrumental music. There will be the traditional collection in aid of the Cecily’s Fund. Admission free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Main Entrance, St James Hospital, Locksway Road, Milton (PO4 8LD). 8pm-10.15pm. Wednesday Ballroom Club. Come and enjoy some social ballroom dancing. Ideal for couples. Admission £3. (023) 9307 7368.

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.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.

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) 9271 0060.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. JCPF Healer Training Workshop. Admission £6. A companion class to the healer training evening clinic.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsea Adventure Playground, Aylward Street, Portsea. 1pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week. (023) 9283 1259.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

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 The Wonder (12A); 1.45pm. Directed by: Terrence Malick. Starring: Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, Rachel McAdams and Olga Kurylenko. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. From the Land to the Sea Beyond 8pm; UK, 2012. Composed from over 100 years of footage drawn from the BFI National Film Archive, the film is a portrait of our unique coastline and the role it plays in our lives. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring The Crosstown Trio, Chloe Reynolds plus Dean Jack Curtis.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. King King featuring Alan Nimmo. Blues, rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Club. Friendly atmosphere. All musicians welcome. Full stage, turbo sound system, lighting. Full recording capability. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. The Family Rain. Indie, rock. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Foy Vance. Plus special guests Rams’ Pocket Radio. Admission £12. (023) 9286 3911.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. The Blues Band. Featuring Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Rob Townsend, Gary Fletcher and Tom McGuinness. Admission £20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Swan Lake. Presented by the Russian State Ballet and Opera House with music performed live by the Philharmonic Orchestra. Admission: £28.50-£30.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. Donizetti’s Anna Bolena. Performed by the Welsh National Opera. Sung in Italian with surtitles in English. Admission: £7.50-£40, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf. Marriage torn apart and put together again. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Discovery Centre, Jewry Street (SO23 8SB). 7.30pm. Zones of Avoidance. A multi-media live literature production written and performed by Maggie Sawkins. Admission £5. (01962) 873603.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm-8.45pm. The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook. David Pepper presents the life and adventures of Captain James Cook. Admission £3. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

HAVANT: United Reformed Church Hall, Elm Lane. 7.30pm. Annual General Meeting of the Havant and District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. havanthorticulturalsociety.hampshire.org.uk.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Studio, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm. Form the Depths of the Pond. An illustrated talk by Richard Osmond, organised by the Havant, Hayling and Emsworth Group of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. All welcome. Admission: £2.50 (inc refreshments). hiwwt.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.

PETERSFIELD: Herne Farm Leisure Centre, Moggs Mead (GU31 4PY). 7.30pm. Petersfield Society’s Monthly Meeting. Giving you the opportunity to contribute to a final discussion on the Petersfield Neighbourhood Plan. Results so far from the public meetings will be analysed and further information given about the next steps in the process of publication and a public referendum. All welcome.

PORTSMOUTH: John Pounds Centre, 23, Queen Street, Portsea. 7pm-8.30pm. Inner Leadership – An Inside Out Approach. Talk by Ash Patel, organised by the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (UK). Admission free. (01903) 820828.

PORT SOLENT: meet in front of the Odeon Cinema. 2pm. Port Solent Walk. Suitable for beginners but does include an area of uneven ground, sturdy shoes recommended. 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.