What’s On from Friday, March 3 to Thursday, March 9

'60s British beat legends The Manfreds will make a stop at Ferneham Hall, Fareham on Thursday
'60s British beat legends The Manfreds will make a stop at Ferneham Hall, Fareham on Thursday
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FRIDAY, MARCH 3:

DANCING

CROFTON: Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 9.30-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 11.30am-12.30pm. FiftyFifty. Creative dancing for people aged 50 and above. (023) 92468610.

EVENTS

BRIDGEMARY: Methodist Church, Prideaux-Brune Ave. 2pm. Women’s World Day of Prayer service.

GOSPORT: United Reformed Church, Elson Rd. 10.30am. Women’s World Day of Prayer service.

PURBROOK: St John’s Church, London Rd. 2pm. Women’s World Day of Prayer service. Readings and hymns prepared by the women of the Philippines. (023) 9226 6170.

PURBROOK: Deverell Hall, London Rd. 7.30pm. Horndean & District Amateur Radio Club’s Natter Night. Memberships available. hdarc.co.uk.

STUBBINGTON: Methodist Church, Burnt House Ln. 1.45pm. Women’s World Day of Prayer service. Theme of Am I Being Unfair to You?. (023) 9238 9929.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings by Tracey Stephens. Free. Call (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Discovery Centre, Walpole Rd. 10am-5pm. Royal Blood: Births, Battles and Beheadings. Celebrating Hampshire’s royal history with costumes and artefacts. Free. hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 10am-5.30pm. Cicatrix – The Scar of a Healed Wound. A WW1 centenary project incorporating film, drawing and sound. Free. (023) 9247 2700.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall. 9am-5pm. The Isle of Wight Festival – 1968, 1969, 1970. Images of artists, fans, and backstage drama from some of the greatest music gatherings of all time. £3, concessions £2.50. (023) 9387 0200.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Toni Erdmann (15). 07435 029 408 / no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Rd. 8pm. Non-stop ‘70’s/’80’s. (023) 9282 0896 / rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Rd. 9pm. Kent Duchaine. Authentic delta slide blues band. facebook.com/GoldenEagleSouthsea.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, Elm Grove. 8.30-11pm. Milton James Hot 4. Traditional jazz band. Free, pre-booking for eating essential. (023) 9275 5944 / rosies-vineyard.co.uk.

STAGE

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 5pm / 8pm. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Joe McElderry stars in a musical retelling of the biblical story of the coat of many colours. (023) 9264 9000 / newtheatreroyal.com.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade. 10.30am. Seafront group walk. (023) 9268 8390.

SATURDAY, MARCH 4

COFFEE

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell St. 10am. Coffee, chat and cakes in aid of the Bishop’s Lent Appeal. (023) 9282 1444.

CONCERTS

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church, Osborn Rd. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Philharmonia. Collaboration with Meon Valley Orchestra in aid of Solent Diabetes Association. Adults £10, concession £5. 07760 176 687.

DANCING

COWPLAIN: St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Padnell Road. 7-10pm. Social dancing. Ballroom, latin and sequence. £3.50. (023) 9225 2403.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 9am -2.30pm. The Theatre School. Classes in ballet, tap, modern and jazz dancing for children aged two and above and adults. (023) 9287 4777.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Discovery Centre, High St. 10.30am-3.30pm. Take a Fair Break. Enjoy free all-age activities and fairtrade snacks and find out how you can change lives by the power of your choices.

GOSPORT: Abbeyfield, Privett Rd. 2-4pm. Bargain sale. Second-hand clothes, ornaments and more. 07968 899 805.

GOSPORT: Waterfront Baptist Church, Cooperage Green. 2-4pm. Saturday Social. Pool, table tennis and football, crafts, swap shop, snacks and drinks. Free for all ages. 07946 835 066 / gosportwaterfrontbaptistchurch.org.

GOSPORT: Elson Library, Chantry Rd. 10am-12pm. Colouring for adults. Colour away stress and anxiety. Drop-in, all materials provided.

PORTCHESTER: Community School, White Hart Ln. 12-4.30pm. Wessex Orchid Society Spring Show. £2.

PORTSMOUTH: Grammar School, High St. 10am-3pm. Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors Carve-In. An opportunity for carvers to discuss carving and share ideas.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 12-3.30pm. Paintings by Tracey Stephens. See today.

GOSPORT: Discovery Centre, Walpole Rd. 10am-5pm. Royal Blood: Births, Battles and Beheadings. See today.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 10am-5.30pm. Cicatrix – The Scar of a Healed Wound. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall. 10am-2pm. The Isle of Wight Festival – 1968, 1969, 1970. See today.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard PO1 3LJ. 7pm. Jackie (15). Starring Natalie Portman. 07435 029 408 / no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Rd. 7.30pm. Purple Zeppelin. Tribute to the two greatest rock bands of all time: Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin. 01329 231942 / fernehamhall.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 8pm. The Pretty Things! Featuring original member Phil May and ex-Rolling Stones guitarist Dick Taylor. £25. (023) 9247 2700 / thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Rd. 8pm. Nineties Night. All the hits of the 1990s. (023) 9282 0896 / rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Rd. 9pm. The Neaps. Pop/funk band. facebook.com/GoldenEagleSouthsea.

STAGE

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 5pm / 8pm. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. See today.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. Stand By Me. Brand new musical revue featuring the songs of Ben E King and The Drifters. (023) 9282 8282 / kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

TOURS

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 10.30am. Theatre Tour. Look behind the scenes and see the Kings Theatre as you’ve never seen it before. kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

SUNDAY, MARCH 5

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Rd. 7-10pm. 50-50 Sunday Dance. £4.50.

PARK GATE: Royal British Legion, Brook Ln. 7.30-10.30pm. Country & Western dance. £6.50, member £5. Bar and raffle. 01329 519 765.

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Ln. 1.30-4pm. 50/50 social ballroom, Latin American and sequence dancing. £3, includes tea, coffee and biscuits. 07980 058 310 / ballroomrazzamatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Community Centre, Wootton St. 10am-3.30pm. Indoor Transport Fair. Display by local Model Bus Federation members, stalls, free bus rides and light refreshments. vtransportgroup@btinternet.com for more information.

HAVANT: Calvary Chapel,Barncroft Primary School, Park Ln. 10.30am-12.30pm. Worship, The Word and Communion. Study from Genesis and monthly communion. Sunday school and creche available. 07879 130 499 / calvaryportsmouth.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 12-3.30pm. Irene Usher and Kay Le Poidevin. Free. Call (023) 9238 7284.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Rd. 7pm-12am. Broken-mic night, hosted by Jay Groovara. Call (023) 9282 0896 / rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Rd. 8pm. Claude Bourbon. Medieval Spanish blues. facebook.com/GoldenEagleSouthsea.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Rd. 2pm / 6pm. Lights, Camera, Dance! Kim Ellan School of Dance celebrates 30 years with a song and dance spectacular. £12, concessions £10. 01329 231 942 / fernehamhall.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

MILTON: The Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore group walk. Brisk walk through uneven footpaths to the shore. (023) 9284 1762.

MONDAY, MARCH 6

COFFEE

NORTH END: Baptist Church, Powerscourt Rd. 10am-12pm. Copnor Coffee Club. Come along for a chat and a cup of tea and meet new people. (023) 9268 8390.

CONCERTS

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 7.30pm. The Marmen Quartet. Playing music from Haydn, Bartok and Beethoven. £16 , concessions £14.40. (023) 9247 2700 / thespring.co.uk.

DANCING

CROFTON: Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 6.30-7.30pm. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 9.30-10.15am. Diddi Dance. For children aged 18 months to four years. Exploring 16 different styles. 07767 702 444 / diddidance.com.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Rd. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.50, includes tea and biscuits.

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre, Station Rd. 7-8pm. Ballroom and latin absolute beginners class. £6. 07505 191 596 / dancerevival.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Baptist Church Hall, Devonshire Ave. 7.30-9.30pm. Ballroom and latin dance classes with Instep Dance Club. £5 per session, £6 for two sessions per person/evening. 07722 040 483.

EVENTS

BUCKLAND: Community Centre, Malins Rd. 7.30pm. JCPF Mediumship and Healing Demonstration. £5. (023) 9269 3169 / newsdesk@jcpf.co.uk.

COSHAM: Library, Spur Rd. 10am-12pm / 2-4pm. Cosham Craft Group. Get creative and meet new people. (023) 9268 8390.

COWPLAIN: Borrow Centre, London Rd. 1.30-3.30pm. Relax with art, colouring, knitting, embroidery and more. £2.50. (023) 9261 5916.

SOUTHSEA: Library, Palmerston Rd. 2-4pm. Relax with colouring. Beat stress and aid relaxation. Drop-in, all materials provided.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Irene Usher and Kay Le Poidevin. See Sunday.

GOSPORT: Discovery Centre, Walpole Rd. 10am-5pm. Royal Blood: Births, Battles and Beheadings. See today.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 10am-5.30pm. Cicatrix – The Scar of a Healed Wound. See today.

WALKS & TALKS

FRATTON: Bridge Centre. 10.30am. Victoria Park group walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth, Winston Churchill Ave, PO1 2DJ. 7pm. Coffee, Climate Justice and Fairtrade. Talk by Nicaraguan coffee farmer Santiago Dolmus. Free. (023) 9225 0267.

SOUTHSEA: South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier-to-pier group walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. (023) 9268 8390.

TUESDAY, MARCH 7

COFFEE

LEE-ON-SOLENT: Catholic Church Hall, South Place. 10am-1pm. Coffee, Cake and Lunch Tuesdays. In aid of local charities.

DANCING

LEE-ON-SOLENT: Community Centre, Twyford Dr. 9.30-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

PORTSMOUTH: The Box, Commercial Rd. 6.30-7.30pm. Jedha Fit Street Dance Class. High intensity training for all abilities and fitness levels. dmon_tis@hotmail.com.

TITCHFIELD: Community Centre, Mill St. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2, includes tea and biscuits.

EVENTS

HAVANT: Methodist Church. 7.30-10pm. Spirit of the South Chorus drop-in evening. New musical director required. (023) 9264 1997.

HAVANT: Avenue Lawn Tennis and Squash Club. 7pm. Bridge club. Beginners welcome but some experience necessary. No need to bring a partner. 01243 372 718 / angela.nigel.peake@gmail.com.

HAVANT: St Faith’s Church Hall, The Pallant. 7.30-9.30pm. Solent Male Voice Choir rehearsal. (023) 9245 3634 / solentmalevoicechoir.org.

PORTCHESTER: Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 1.30-3.30pm. Variety Club. £2, includes refreshments.

SOUTHSEA: The White Horse, Southsea Terrace. 2-4pm. Southsea Seniors. Come along for a chat and a cup of tea and meet new people. (023) 9268 8390.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Irene Usher and Kay Le Poidevin. See Sunday.

GOSPORT: Discovery Centre, Walpole Rd. 10am-5pm. Royal Blood: Births, Battles and Beheadings. See today.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 10am-5.30pm. Cicatrix – The Scar of a Healed Wound. See today.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. Cirque de Glace. Dazzling ice dance from the Russian Ice Stars with the world of cirque made famous by Cirque du Soleil. (023) 9282 8282 / kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BUCKLAND: Community Centre, Malins Rd. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore group walk. (023) 9268 8390.

FAREHAM: United Reform Church Hall. 7pm. Solent Fuchsia Club. Derek Luther presents Fuchsia Pests and Diseases. £1. solentfuchsia.co.uk.

LEE-ON-SOLENT: Fishing Compound, Marine Parade East. 10am. Heritage Historic Waterfront Walk. Walk and talk led by Ray Harding to learn more about local history. (023) 92551706 / leeresidents.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Civic Offices, Guildhall Sq. 12.15pm. Lunchtime group walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. (023) 9268 8390.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8

CLASSES

WIDLEY: Christchurch Hall, London Rd. 7.45-9pm. Come and Sing course. For six weeks, finishing with an event for family and friends. Suitable for new and experienced singers. 07796 136487 / singinportsmouth.org.uk.

DANCING

SARISBURY GREEN: Community Centre, The Green. 8-10pm. 50/50 ballroom and sequence dancing. £2.50, includes tea and biscuits. 01489 573 114.

crofton: Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 7-8pm. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

EVENTS

CATHERINGTON: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Horndean Camera Club meeting.Speakers, competitions, and home evenings where members show their photography skills. horndeancameraclub.org.uk

COSHAM: Community Centre, Wootton St. JCPF Healer Training Sessions. £6.

GOSPORT: Scout Hut, Clayhall Rd. 7.30-9.30pm. Hampshire Genealogical Society, Gosport Group meeting. Free for first three visits. (023) 9258 5194.

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Rd. 2-4pm. The Natterjacks. Come along for a chat and a cup of tea and meet new people. (023) 9268 8390.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Irene Usher and Kay Le Poidevin. See Sunday.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 10am-5.30pm. Cicatrix – The Scar of a Healed Wound. See today.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Rugby Club, Dolphin Crescent. 8-10.30pm. Nat Gonella’s commemoration gig with the Sussex Jazz Kings.£10, members £7. (023) 9269 3988 / gosportjazz.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, PO4 8JR. 8pm. Broadside Folk Club. Acoustic singaround. Piano available.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 2.30 / 7.30pm. Cirque de Glace. See Tuesday.

WALKS & TALKS

COPNOR: Stacey Centre, Walsall Rd. 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton Foreshore group walk. (023) 9268 8390.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Group walk with views of the Spinnaker Tower. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Church of the Resurrection Hall, Brecon Ave. 2-4pm. Care and Fellowship Group presents Colin Chambers. Talk on Colin’s experiences as chaplain of Robben Island and his friendship with Nelson Mandela. £1, includes refreshments.

PORTSMOUTH: Portland Building, University of Portsmouth. Portland St. 6-7pm. Women and Violence: the Local and the Global. Lecture by Dr Tamsin Bradley on ending violence against women and girls. Free, book in advance. tamsinbradley8mar2017.eventbrite.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Canoe Lake Cafe, St Helens Parade. 10.30am.Canoe Lake/Southsea seafront group walk. (023) 9268 8390.

WORKSHOPS

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-12pm. Mini makers. A world of creativity for children aged five and below. £3 per child. (023) 9277 8080 / aspex.org.uk.

THURSDAY, MARCH 9

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Heroes & Legends. Featuring music written by award-winning composers from the golden age of cinema to present day. £16-£31.25. 0844 453 9028 / BSOlive.com.

DANCING

ALVERSTOKE: Alverbank Hotel. 8-11pm. Salsa class. Beginners’ and improvers’ lessons, group dances and more with Salsa Synergy UK. £6. 07979 800 299.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 4.15-6.15pm. Abstract Dance and Performing Arts. Street and commercial dance for children aged five to 11 years. 07708 720711 / AbstractDPA.com.

WATERLOOVILLE: St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Padnell Rd. 7-8pm / 8-9pm. Ballroom and latin beginners class. 07505 191 596 / dancerevival.co.uk.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Library, Spur Rd. 2-4pm. Relax with colouring. Beat stress and aid relaxation. Drop-in, all materials provided. (023) 9268 8259.

COPNOR: Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 11.30am-1.30pm. Lunch Club. Fresh, two-course lunch and entertainment. £5. (023) 9261 7890.

NORTH END: Learning Place, Derby Road. 10am-12pm. North End Allsorts. Come along for a chat and a cup of tea and meet new people. 023 9268 8390.

PORTCHESTER: Community Centre. 9.30-11am. Teeny Tots Freeflow Play Session. £2.50 per family, includes refreshments.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. After Hours Pop-Up Open Mic Night. 7-9pm. Share your skills in music, performance or poetry. £3. (023) 9273 7370.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Rd. 8.30pm. Quiz Night. Visit Facebook.com/GoldenEagleSouthsea for more information.

SOUTHSEA: St. James’ Church Hall, Milton Rd. 11am. Singercise. A fun fitness session for older and disabled people. £2.50. 07754 528 814.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Methodist Church, Albert Rd. 10am-12pm. Thursday Chat and Tea Club. Come along for a chat and a cup of tea and meet new people. 023 9268 8390.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Irene Usher and Kay Le Poidevin. See Sunday.

GOSPORT: Discovery Centre, Walpole Rd. 10am-5pm. Royal Blood: Births, Battles and Beheadings. See today.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 10am-5.30pm. Cicatrix – The Scar of a Healed Wound. See today.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Rd. 7.30pm. The Manfreds. Performing their hits, including Do Wah Diddy Diddy, with original frontman Paul Jones. £21. 01329 231 942 / fernehamhall.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Rd. 7pm. Broken-mic night, hosted by Jay Groovara. (023) 9282 0896 / rmatavern.co.uk.

MARKETS

EMSWORTH: Baptist Church Hall, North St. 10am-12pm. Country Market. Cakes, savouries, preserves, fresh meat, eggs, plants and crafts.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall. 9.30-11.30am. St George’s Market. Eggs, crafts, cards, jewellery, woodwork, plants, cakes, preserves, honey and used books.

STAGE

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 7.30pm. Burton. One-man show by Gwynne Rhodri Miles portraying the life of Richard Burton. £12.50, concessions £11.25. (023) 9248 2700 / thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 7.30pm. The University of Portsmouth Dramatic & Musical Society presents Pirates of Penzance. (023) 9264 9000.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. Cirque de Glace. See Tuesday.

WORKSHOPS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall. 3.45pm. Recharge Singing Workshops for 55+. No auditions required. £3. (023) 9387 0193 / hayley.reay@portsmouthguildhall.co.uk.

ADVERTISE YOUR EVENT

If you are holding an event between Friday, March 10 and Thursday, March 16 and would like to advertise it free in the Listings Guide, e-mail all details to listings@thenews.co.uk by Tuesday, March 7.