What’s on for Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8pm. Sarah Millican. The British Comedy Awards Queen is back. Admission £25. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk


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 Dance. Ballroom and some sequence, party dances and raffle. BYO refreshments. Admission £4. (023) 9307 7368.

PORTSMOUTH: Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Alexandra Park, Northern Parade. 9.30am-4pm. Promoting Health and Well Being. An event for people affected by cancer. (023) 9268 8259.

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. Admission £3. (023) 9271 0060.


PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Workshop. Admission £6. 07989 534 673 for further details.

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.

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 for Food Banks.

SOUTHSEA: 28, Albert Road. 7pm-8.30pm. Mindful Living Club. Support for people interested in practising mindfulness in their daily lives. Admission £7 on door. 07540 751 910, goodmentalhealth.org.uk


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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Blooming Marvellous: intergenerational community knitted garden. Over 2,500 knitters and crocheters worked with participatory visual artist Pauline Stanley to create the garden. Come and join in to help our garden grow. Free Admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path Studio, 21, The Square. 10am-4pm. Dominic Head: Mapping Empire. Featuring a number of screen prints and video work exploring issues of privacy and the internet. (01730) 260756, petersfieldmuseum.co.uk

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Tricorn: Controversy in Concrete ... recollections of the Brutalist structure 10 years after demolition. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Pompey special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk


HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Captain Phillips (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by: Paul Greengrass. Starring: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi and Barkhad Abdirahman. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. The Epic of Everest (U); 8pm. UK, 1924. Directed by JBL Noel. Starring: Andrew Irvine and George Mallory. The official film record of the legendary Everest expedition of 1924. 07580 715 982, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk


FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Faustus. Admission £13, concs. (01329) 223100.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square, 8pm doors for 8.30pm. Acoustix featuring John Meriton, Nina Schofield, The Bayonettes plus Abi Murray.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Jazz Morley. Tour postponed. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Nite. Friendly atmosphere. Musicians of all levels welcome. Full turbo sound system. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Ugly Duckling. Admission £10. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Pale Angels. Plus Misgivings and Harker. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.


GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Liza Liza Liza. A new play by Richard Harris about Liza Minnelli. Admission: ££19-£30.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. South Pacific. Rodgers and Hammerstein musical presented by The Haslemere Players. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Communicating Doors. By Alan Ayckbourn, presented by HIADS. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake. A passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times which took the dance world by storm. Admission £17.50-£35, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Presented by One Off Productions. Admission £8-£12, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.


ARUNDEL: meet Whiteways Lodge car park, on A29 north of Arundel (GR TQ001108). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A nine-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.10am. (01730) 475785.

DENMEAD: meet Kidmore Lane car park, 10.45am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Six-and-a-half-mile circular walk via Veniss Copse and Pithill. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road. 1.45pm for 2pm. Haslemere Flower Club Monthly Meeting. Demonstrator Alison Gillott with A Girl’s Best Friend. Exhibit: Reflections. A toast to our diamond anniversary. Visitors and new members welcome. nafas.org.uk

HAVANT: United Reformed Church Hall, Elm Lane. 7.30pm. Pride of Madeira. Talk by Gerald Ponting, organised by the Havant and District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. havanthorticulturalsociety.hampshire.org.uk

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Studio, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm. Flora and Fauna of Hampshire. An illustrated talk by Gordon Small, 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.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 10.30am. Walking Friends Portsmouth Two/Three Mile Walk. New walkers please arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk

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.

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.

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.