A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire.
FRIDAY, DEC 13
SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2am. Wolf Cub Club Room Two. Skaboot Sale. (023) 9286 3911.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-2am. Wolf Cub Club. (023) 9286 3911.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: St John’s Church, 120, Redhill Road. 7.30pm, Music for Christmas. Concert by Havant Light Opera. Admission £10 (inc glass of wine). (023) 9241 2425.
PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda &W Sounds. Admission: £3. (023) 9242 5331.
PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy, Seichen, also Metamorphic Technique. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Donation £5/£6.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10a,-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the Cat Art Group. 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.
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.
HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. White Christmas (U); 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Directed by: Michael Curtiz. Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Rosemary Clooney. Admission £3-£4. (023) 9246 6363.
LIPHOOK: Millennium Centre, 2, Ontario Way (GU30 7LD). Hitchcock (12A); 8pm. Biopic directed by: Sacha Gervasi. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren and Scarlett Johansson. (01428) 723889 for tickets.
PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Muscle Shoals (PG); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Greg ‘Freddy’ Camalier. Starring: Rick Hall, Aretha Franklin and Keith Richards. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.
CHICHESTER: Pallant Suite, South Pallant. 6.30pm doors for 7.45pm-10.15pm. Chichester Jazz Club. Featuring Gareth Williams and Dave Green. All welcome. Admission £11. (01243) 776001/380910, chichesterjazzclub.co.uk.
FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Young’Uns. Admission £13.50, concs. (01329) 223100.
FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Ralph’s Karaoke Night.
GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Christmas Special starring Magpie Lane. Traditional English folk at its finest! Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £14. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.
GOSPORT: Windsor Castle, 33, St Thomas’ Road. 9pm-11pm. Angie Haynes Blues Band.
HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm-11pm. Jazz Morley (band show). (01428) 642161 for further details.
LAVANT: Memorial Hall. 8pm. Chichester Country Music Club Concert. Featuring Bob and Carol Gordon. Admission: £5. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.
PORTSMOUTH: Connaught Arms, Guildford Road, Fratton. 8pm. The Racketeers.
PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 9pm. Snagg and Diggs. Rock covers band.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Nothing Yet (ex Running On Empty). All welcome.
SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 8.30pm-11pm. Live Jazz and Carols. Featuring: the Milton James Four. (023) 9275 5944.
SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Power of Three. Blues trio. (023) 9282 1658.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Smyths. Tribute band. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 10.30am. The Witches. Roald Dahl’s story is presented by Chichester Festival Youth Theatre. This is a story of courage in the face of a fiendish threat. For ages seven plus. Admission: £17-£20, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 6.30pm. Jack and the Beanstalk. Starring John Altman and Tracey Penn. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.
GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 1.30pm, 7pm. Cinderella. Traditional family pantomime. Admission: £22.50-£24. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm. George’s Marvellous Medicine. Roald Dahl’s masterpiece is presented by HumDrum. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 7pm. Aladdin. Fun, fantasy and flying carpets in this family panto. Admission: £16, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.
STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre Theatre, Stubbington Lane (PO14 2PP). 7.30pm. Aladdin. A pantomime presented by Crofton Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £8, concs. (01329) 661143.
TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Aladdin. TFT’s first panto. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.
WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 10.15am, 1.30pm. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Written and directed by James Barry with music by Simon Slater. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
GOSPORT: Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). 7.30pm. Christmas, the Holly and the Ivy, an entertainment. Talk by Richard Hedley, followed by Hilary Percival’s quiz, organised by the Hampshire and IoW Wildlife Trust, Gosport Branch. All welcome. Admission £2.50, concs.
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.