What’s On for Wednesday September 5, 2012

Tom Chambers as  Bobby and company in Crazy For You. Picture by Richard Davenport

Nice Work If You Can Get It for former Strictly winner Tom Chambers in Crazy For You at Mayflower Theatre

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

DANCING

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

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, West Street. 10.15am-1.45pm. Free Taster Workshop: Textile Printing. Experiment with a variety of fabric paints and crayons to transfer designs onto fabric that could be used for a bag or cushion. Pre-booking essential. (01329) 822063.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Boathouse Six, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am. Tour of Boathouse Six. Enjoy a detailed and informative behind the scenes tour. Free, but places must be booked in advance. (023) 9283 9766, option three.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Victory, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.30pm, 3pm. Below HMS Victory’s Water Line. Walk under 3,500 tonnes of ship and view Victory’s keel at close range. Free, but places must be booked in advance. (023) 9283 9766, option three.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior 1860, Historic Dockyard. 11am, 1pm. Warrior’s First Captain. Find out more about the Honourable Arthur Auckland Leopold Pedro Cochrane who was the first to command HMS Warrior (1861-1864). Free, but places must be booked in advance. (023) 9283 9766, option three.

PORTSMOUTH: Scout Headquarters, Paignton Avenue, Copnor. 10am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, cakes, bric-a-brac, books, clothing, etc. (023) 9278 0500.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, Kings Road. 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 Fareham Art Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

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.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

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.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: Coal Exchange, 21, South Street. Open Mic Night. (01243) 375866.

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-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: Tony Robinson’s Jazz Aces. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Square Brewery, 7, The Square. 8.30pm. The Square Sessions present ... The Deadstring Brothers. squaresessions.com.

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix. Featuring Secret Son.

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

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Vinyl Tap. Featuring Shadows and Beatles music.

SARISBURY GREEN: Royal British Legion, 366, Brook Lane. 8pm-10.30pm. The Clive New Big Band. (023) 9269 3988.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm. Surprises. A new comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £29.50. 7.45pm. Absurd Person Singular. Comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Out of Focus. Comedy by Peter Gordon, presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. For the Love of Undine. Starring: Belinda Evans, Alistair Merry, Adrian Green, Melanie Lodge, Ian Jervis and Ian Wilson-Pope. Admission £10. (023) 9246 6363.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Comedy written and directed by Jim Cartwright. Starring Beverley Callard, Ray Quinn, Joe McGann, Duggie Brown and Jess Robinson. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Cabaret. Come to the Cabaret – it’s divine decadence darling! Admission: £17.50-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Little Shop of Horrors. Musical comedy for all the family. Admission: £10. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

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 Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

LAVANT: meet West Stoke car park, west of Lavant (GR SU825088). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.20am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Bransbury Park Community Centre, Eastney Road. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (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 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, SEPTEMBER 6

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 11.30am-1pm. Theatre Organ Concert with John Wadley. (01329) 310592.

EVENTS

LOVEDEAN: Village Hall, Lovedean Lane. 2pm-3.30pm. Nearly New Sale. Children’s clothes, toys and equipment, from birth to eight years. In aid of Horndean Hoppers Pre-School. 07920 485 646.

PORTSMOUTH: Village Hall, Milton Road. 11am. Zumba Fitness. A six-week course is £18. 07582 370 900.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Over 60s Friendship Club. With lots of different activities each week. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

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 Fareham Art Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower Conference Hall, Priddys Hard. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lee-the-Solent Art Group.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Road (PO5 4LP). 7pm. Short Cut 2012. Showcasing the best local short films. Admission £3. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 8.15pm-10.15pm. Cellar Bar Blues. Featuring: The Liam Tarpey Band. (01252) 745444.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Glen Malo, 7pm; Rowland ‘Miggy’ Middleton, 7.30pm; Kerrie Alger, 8pm; Isabelle Midamegbe, 8.30pm; Coockoo, 9pm; The Gentlemen of Sorrow, 9.30pm-10pm; Hvvy Jeli, 10.15pm-midnight. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Music Room Acoustic Showcase Grand Final. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

HERITAGE EVENTS

GOSPORT: Court Barn Conservative Club, Broom Way (PO13 9NZ). 10am, 1pm, 3pm. Guided Tours. Fine Grade II listed former farmhouse. To book call (023) 9255 0448; 9255 0056.

GOSPORT: Crescent Gardens, Crescent Road (PO12 2DH). 11am, 2pm, 4pm. Tour of Crescent Gardens. A re-created Regency garden, part of the architect Thomas Owen’s grand design. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way (PO12 4DS). 11.30am-1pm. Avoid the Rush at Fort Brockhurst. Use a quieter visiting time to enjoy a wander round this massive Victorian fort. Also meet the curator and hear her talk about the treasure trove within. No booking required. Info: (023) 9258 1059.

GOSPORT: Gosport Borough Town Hall, High Street. 6.30pm-8pm. Town Hall Treasures. View rarely-seen items and hear their stories. To book call (023) 9254 5307.

GOSPORT: Haslar Marina (PO12 1NU). 11am. Tour of Haslar Marina Lightship. The best preserved fully seaworthy lightship in the country. Explore from stem to stern and learn about the hard life on board. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: meet G’s Wine Bar, Weevil Lane (PO12 1FX). 1pm. Tour of Clarence Yard. Learn about rioting drovers, press gangs and pest control, etc. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Report Centre, The Avenue (PO12 2JU). 2pm. WW2 Bunker. View this ARP bunker, recently converted by the Historical Diving Society into a reference library and museum store. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Royal Navy Haslar Cemetery, Clayhall Road (PO12 2BB). 1pm. Tour of Royal Navy Haslar Cemetery. A tour with historical and botanical insights into the cemerery. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: St Mark’s Churchyard, Crescent Road (PO12 2DH). 10am. Tour of St Mark’s Churchyard. Hear about the people buried here (Walpole, Jellicoe and Broderick to name just a few) and their contribution to Gosport and beyond. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Church, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). Midday-3.30pm. Church Tour. Tours of this historic church every half-hour. No booking required. Info: (023) 9258 0551.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 2pm. Portsmouth Guildhall Guided Tour. Discover hidden rooms and treasures at this precious historical site usually restricted to the public and prepare to be amazed. Admission free. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 10am, 11am, midday, 2pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Tours. Costumed actors will take you on a tour throughout the theatre (including backstage). (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SWANWICK: Bursledon Brickworks, Swanwick Lane. 10am-4pm. Heritage Open Day. Museum, quilts, art, crafts and more. (01489) 576248, bursledonbrickworks.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am, 1pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Theatre Tours 2012. Booking is advised since each group is limited. Children must be accompanied. (023) 9282 8282.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Absurd Person Singular. Comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 7pm. National Theatre Life: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Simon Stephens; adaptation of the best-selling novel by Mark Haddon’s. Admission £10. (01252) 745444.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Comedy written and directed by Jim Cartwright. Starring Beverley Callard, Ray Quinn, Joe McGann, Duggie Brown and Jess Robinson. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Out of Focus. Comedy by Peter Gordon, presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. For the Love of Undine. Starring: Belinda Evans, Alistair Merry, Adrian Green, Melanie Lodge, Ian Jervis and Ian Wilson-Pope. Admission £10. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Noel Coward’s Private Lives. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Cabaret. Come to the Cabaret – it’s divine decadence darling! Admission: £17.50-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Calendar Girls. Presented by CCADS. Admission: £11-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. A Chorus Line. Musical presented by WhichWay Productions. Admission: £12.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Centre, South Street. 7.45pmpm. CTC Portsmouth Club Night: Hobbies Night. Club members give us brief insights into what they get up to when not cycling. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue. 2pm. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.

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.

SOUTHSEA: meet Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.

WATERLOOVILLE: Anders Hall, off Milton Road (PO7 6AW). 7.30pm. Natter Night/Social Evening. Organised by the Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club. Visitors and new members welcome. hdarc.co.uk.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Thunderdome. (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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Gavin Webster, Marlon Davis and Celia Pacquola. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

FAREHAM: 24/7 Fitness, Downend Road (PO16 8TS). 8.15pm-10.15pm. Social Dancing. Latin, ballroom and sequence dances. Admission £5. 07818 403 290, dizzyfeet.com.

EVENTS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm-11pm. Haslemere Beer Festival. Over 40 cask-conditioned cooled ales plus cider, perry and wine. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTCHESTER: St Mary’s Church, Portchester Castle. 10am-5pm. Flower Festival. Plus art, music and refreshments. Admission free, donations requested. (023) 9261 1503, 9232 1380.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10.30am. Gallery Tour: A Tale of One City. Gain further insight into the exhibition with the museum’s specialist staff. Admission: £3, concs. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

SOUTH HARTING: British Legion Hall, Church Lane. 11am-midday. Harting Village Market. Local produce and craft stalls. Home baking, cards, knitwear, jewellery, woodwork, homewares, gifts and more.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am, 1pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Theatre Tours 2012. Booking is advised since each group is limited. Children must be accompanied. (023) 9282 8282.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower Conference Hall, Priddys Hard. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lee-the-Solent Art Group.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 10am-5.30pm. John Robinson Watercolours. Paintings of variety of subject matter, but the majority are of local scenes, especially the Downs.

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.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95, North Street. Dog House. (01243) 372351.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 9pm-11pm. Girls and Guitars: ODi. Admission: £5. (01252) 745444.

HAVANT: Wheelwrights, Emsworth Road. Stolen.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Remedy Sounds, 8pm; Pretty Young Thing, 9pm; Mangoseed, 810pm-11pm.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Reactor 1. 100th gig party. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-late. DIY Punk Night. Featuring: The Duel, The Noise Agents, The Exposed, Stone Them Crows. Admission £5. (023) 9221 0437.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Monkey Waiter.

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

SOUTHSEA: Cabmans Rest, Plymouth Street. Wicked Grin.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 8.30pm-11pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Sahara Snow. Metal originals band. (023) 9282 1658.

HERITAGE EVENTS

GOSPORT: Court Barn Conservative Club, Broom Way (PO13 9NZ). 10am, 1pm, 3pm. Guided Tours. Fine Grade II listed former farmhouse. To book call (023) 9255 0448; 9255 0056.

GOSPORT: Crescent Gardens, Crescent Road (PO12 2DH). 11am, 2pm, 4pm. Tour of Crescent Gardens. A re-created Regency garden, part of the architect Thomas Owen’s grand design. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Haslar Marina (PO12 1NU). 11am. Tour of Haslar Marina Lightship. The best preserved fully seaworthy lightship in the country. Explore from stem to stern and learn about the hard life on board. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: meet G’s Wine Bar, Weevil Lane (PO12 1FX). 1pm. Tour of Clarence Yard. Learn about rioting drovers, press gangs and pest control, etc. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: meet No 2 Battery, Stokes Bay Road (PO12 2QU). 11am. Mysteries of Stoke Bay Walk. There’s more to Stokes Bay than sea and shingle! To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Report Centre, The Avenue (PO12 2JU). 2pm. WW2 Bunker. View this ARP bunker, recently converted by the Historical Diving Society into a reference library and museum store. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: Royal Navy Haslar Cemetery, Clayhall Road (PO12 2BB). 1pm. Tour of Royal Navy Haslar Cemetery. A tour with historical and botanical insights into the cemerery. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: St Mark’s Churchyard, Crescent Road (PO12 2DH). 10am. Tour of St Mark’s Churchyard. Hear about the people buried here (Walpole, Jellicoe and Broderick to name just a few) and their contribution to Gosport and beyond. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Church, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). Midday-3.30pm. Church Tour. Tours of this historic church every half-hour. No booking required. Info: (023) 9258 0551.

GOSPORT: The Star pub, Mumby Road (PO12 1DF). 11am. Historical Diving Walk. Walk in the footsteps of John Deane, co-inventor of the diving helmet, who lived in Gosport in 1835. To book call (023) 9252 2944.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet Elmore car park, Marine Parade East, 10am. Lee-on-the-Solent. Learn about Lee’s historic waterfront on this walk led by Anthony Stutchbury. Route along Lee promenade to the old swimming pool site and back. (023) 9255 1706.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 2pm. Portsmouth Guildhall Guided Tour. Discover hidden rooms and treasures at this precious historical site usually restricted to the public and prepare to be amazed. Admission free. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 10am, 11am, midday, 2pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Tours. Costumed actors will take you on a tour throughout the theatre (including backstage). (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am, 1pm, 3pm. Heritage Open Day Theatre Tours 2012. Booking is advised since each group is limited. Children must be accompanied. (023) 9282 8282.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Admission: £14-£33. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Absurd Person Singular. Comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Solid Gold Country Legends. Celebrating the best in country music. Admission £18. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Comedy written and directed by Jim Cartwright. Starring Beverley Callard, Ray Quinn, Joe McGann, Duggie Brown and Jess Robinson. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Out of Focus. Comedy by Peter Gordon, presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. For the Love of Undine. Starring: Belinda Evans, Alistair Merry, Adrian Green, Melanie Lodge, Ian Jervis and Ian Wilson-Pope. Admission £10. (023) 9246 6363.

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 6pm gates for 7.30pm. Macbeth. Performed by The Lord Chamberlain’s Men. Refreshments available. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Noel Coward’s Private Lives. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Cabaret. Come to the Cabaret – it’s divine decadence darling!. Admission: £17.50-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Calendar Girls. Presented by CCADS. Admission: £11-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Little Shop of Horrors. Musical comedy for all the family. Admission: £12. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. A Chorus Line. Musical presented by WhichWay Productions. Admission: £12.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 7.45pm. Illustrated talk by Brian Botley, engineer, preservationist and owner of Brijan Tours with a vast collection of photographs, organised by the Solent Omnibus Club. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9273 1061.

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.