What’s on for Friday, July 18, 2014

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Guest soloist Leonard Elschenbroich joined BSO for Elgar's Cello Eulogy

REVIEW: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – Elgar’s Cello Eulogy at Portsmouth Guildhall

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BUCKLAND: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30-4pm. Ballroom, Latin, sequence. £3.50. (032) 9235 1162.


ALTON: Alton Abbey. Weekend Retreat. Led by Brother John OSB and Susan Allshorn. Admission: £85. Booking is essential, call 01420 562 145.

FAREHAM: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane. 9am-midday. Stubbington Country Market. Freshly-made cakes, dairy products and handmade crafts.

FAREHAM: Hill Park Memorial Working Men’s Club, Highlands Road. 8pm. Robi Lee Disco.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10.30-11.30am. Animal Antics. Museum fun for under five’s. Free but booking is required. (023) 9252 3463.

HILSEA: Jubilee Splashpool, Hilsea Lido, London Road. 11am-6pm. For children of eight and under. Two shallow pools (no deeper than five inches). Play features and rubber safety surfaces. Toilets and baby changing facilities. Picnic tables, seats and refreshments. Free admission and free parking. (023) 9266 2440 or bluelagoon@hilsea-lido.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Paulsgrove Prime Time, Healthy Living Centre, Allaway Avenue. 2pm-4pm. Over-50s social club. £2. Meet new people, try activities and enjoy a chat over a cup of tea and cake.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 5pm-8pm. Home Town. Acoustic night with local singers. Latin American food will be available.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 7.30pm. Music and Musing. Quiz night with music from the Pompey Pluckers. Admission: £3. (023) 9282 2687.


COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop,level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Until August 2. Art exhibition featuring paintings by ‘Belinda’ and Barbara Pearman.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’s work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-5pm. Ebb and Flow. Art exhibition to commemorate and highlight Gosport’s role in D-Day. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 10am-4pm. Joella Wheatle’s solo exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Lindsay Taylor’s textile exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.


HAVANT: The Curlew, Petersfield Road. 9pm. Forcefour. Classic rock covers. (023) 9248 4502.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring Jeramiah Marques and the Blue Aces. Admission £15. (0239225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Spike’s classic vinyl rock roadshow. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Paparazzi. Pop/rock cover bands. facebook.com/goldeneaglesouthsea.

WATERLOOVILLE: The Heroes, London Road. 8.15pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.


CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7pm. Miss Julie and Black Comedy. Admission: £15. 01243 181312.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Miss Julie and Black Comedy. Admission: £24. 01243 181312.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 7.30pm. Measure for Measure. Musical theatre production of William Shakespeare’s play. (023) 9247 2700.

PORTSMOUTH: Studio One Theatre, St Marks House, Derby Road, North End. 7.30pm. Tick Tick Boom. Musical theatre production. (023) 9269 9988.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Theatre Hall, Crofton community centre, Stubbington Lane. 8pm. Memories of the Great War. Play with songs, poetry and sketches of the First World War. 01329 662128.