What’s on for Friday March 15, 2013

Paradise Lost. Picture: Danny Payne

REVIEW: Paradise Lost at Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea

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


SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Transmission ... room two of It’s A Sin. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-late. It’s A Sin. With residents DJ Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.


HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Boothby Graffoe. Brand new tour: Nomad, No Sane Either ... Admission £12, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Rob Beckett, Matt Richardson and Joe Bor. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.


PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 1.30pm. Let’s Dance with the Mini Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. A Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Schools’ Concert for Key Stage 1 pupils. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Spring Dance. Performing works by Dvorak, Mendelssohn and Rachmaninov. Conductor Owain Arwel Hughes. Soloist Alexandra Soumm (violin). Admission £14-£24. Free pre-concert talk at 6.30pm. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Quad, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. The Spring Concert. In the principal musical event of the spring term, concerto performances and varied works for choir, orchestras and concert band exemplify a wide-range of the school’s music-making. Admission free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.


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.


EMSWORTH: Emsworth Methodist Church and Pastoral Centre, 19, High Street. (PO10 7AQ). 1pm-3.30pm. Emsworth Arts and Crafts Market. Come and browse the many arts and crafts made by local people. 07812 938 719.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy, Metamorphic Technique and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.


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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West Street. 10am-4pm. Portchester Community Centre, Old and New. Organised by the Portchester Society.

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.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Library Gallery, Palmerston Road. 9.30am-5pm. Paintings and Pastels. Exhibition of works by sisters Pam Ashenden and Sylvia Massey.


PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Argo (15); 7pm. US, 2012. Directed by Ben Affleck. Starring Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston and Clea Duvall. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Portsmouth Film Society, Havelock Community Centre, 324, Fawcett Road. North by Northwest (PG), 2pm. US, 1959. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring: Cary Grant, James Mason and Eva Marie Saint. Anna Karenina (12A), 4pm; UK, 2012. Directed by Joe Wright. Starring Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.


BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Countdown to Dumbfest. With a live sneak preview of some of the bands set to appear. Admission £8. (01420) 472 664.

CROOKHORN: The Centurion, Crookhorn Lane. 8.30pm. Tangerine Tantrum.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Double Bill: The Carrivick Sisters and Blair Dunlop. Admission £12.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring: The Marcus Malone Band. All welcome. Admission: £15. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. The Day of The Rabblement. Folk. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Veronique Devine and The Vixens present: Rock with the Foxes. Featuring Toy Town and Marley Blandford. Admission £5 in advance, £7 on door. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Registry, St Michael’s Road. 8.30pm. Fiction; and Crushed Beaks.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Grizzley and the Grasshoppers. All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Los Pacaminos. Admission: £13 advance, £15 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Swan, Portsmouth Road, Woolston. 8.30pm. Reactor 1.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Father Jack. Irish/Celtic band. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. The Hanging Tree Band. (01329) 832123.


FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Psychic Sally: On The Road. Admission £24. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Agatha Christie’s Go Back For Murder. Murder, mystery and intrigue ... Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Sleeping Beauty on Ice. Starring Olga Sharutenko. Admission: £17.50-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Starring Beverley Callard, Jess Robinson and Ray Quinn. Admission £15-£29.50. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Laburnum Grove. A thriller or a comedy? By J B Priestley. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Puccini’s La Bohème. Presented by Opera Close Up. Pre-show lecture at 6.15pm, freebut reserve your place. Admission £17.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.


GOSPORT: St Mary’s Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). 7.30pm. The Itchen Navigation Project – Completed! Alison Morse, the project manager, will give a review of its success for wildlife and people, organised by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, Gosport Branch. All welcome. Admission: £2.50, refreshments included.