What’s on for Friday January 31, 2014

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


PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-late. Hardcore Underground vs Secret Society presents Scott Brown, Al Storm, Frakis and Darwin. Admission £10. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2.30pm. It’s A Sin Room 2: with The Coconuts. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-2.30am. It’s A Sin. With resident DJs Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.


SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Simon Clayton, Joe Rowntree and Brendan Burns. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.


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.


GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. Malt Whisky with a Touch of Burns Night. A celebration of malt whisky, with the opportunity to taste, drink and learn about a range of malt whiskies from Scotland. Over 18s only. Admission £10 in advance. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Meditation, Reiki Therapy, Seichen, also Metamorphic Technique. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Donation £2 to £6.


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: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.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.


EAST MEON: Village Hall. Workhouse Lane. Blue Jasmine (12A) 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by Woody Allen. Starring: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard. Admission: £5. (01730) 823337.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Kill Your Darlings (15); 7pm. USA, 2013 Directed by John Krokidas. Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan and Michael C Hall. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.


CLANFIELD: Rising Sun, North Lane. 8.45pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Popworld, 1, King Henry I Street (PO1 2PT). 11pm. Tom Parker (from The Wanted). (023) 9283 0150.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Non-stop 70s and 80s. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Dolphins. All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. The Rising. Plus: Ben Goddard, Fever, The Outlooks. Admission £6. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Paparazzi. Mod, indie, Brit anthems. (023) 9282 1658.


BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7pm. Anne of Green Gables. Presented by Forest Forge Theatre Company. Suitable for all the family, (aged five plus). Admission £11, concs. (01420) 472 664.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Arrivals and Departures. Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 4pm. Farcicals: Chloë With Love/The Kidderminster Affair. A double bill of neighbourly short plays written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Eat, Pray, Laugh! Barry Humphries’ Farewell Tour. During the all-singing, all-dancing spectacular, Dame Edna promises to ‘empower’ audiences as she meditates on the big issues. Admission £21.50-£47.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 6.30pm. Most Wanted Dance Off. The 10th year of the annual Street Dance event for Portsmouth Schools with street dancers from Most Wanted. Bigger and better than ever. Admission £21. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.


PORTSMOUTH: meet third car park at Farlington Marshes, Eastern Road. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes Walk. Sturdy shoes for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. 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 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.