What’s on for Friday May 24, 2013

Joe Pasquale as Frank Spencer in Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em. Picture: Michael Wharley

REVIEW: Some Mothers Do ’Ave ’Em, New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth

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A guide to what’s on around the area today


PORTSMOUTH: Milton Arms, In The Barn. 7pm-1.30am. Vinyl Perversion, guest Nicky Blackmarket and Ramos. Old skool hardcore and jungle. £6 entry.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. DJ Milsey and Friends: It’s A Sin Room Two. (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.


HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Matt Parker: The Number Ninja. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Rich Hall. Admission £15. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Marlon Davis, Adam Bloom and Tony Marrese. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.


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.
FAREHAM: Methodist Church, Kings Road (PO16 0NU). 10am-2pm. Moving, with Wesley, in the Spirit. A celebration of John Wesley’s Conversion.

GOSPORT: The Club Hampshire Hall, The Anchorage, Willis Road. 2pm-3.30pm. Young At Heart Unity Club. A social club for over 50s. Entertainment each week. Outside trips and visits arranged. Visitors and new members always welcome. (023) 9252 2161 for further details.


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

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: Library, Elm Grove (PO11 9EE). 9am-5pm. May Day Arts Trail Exhibition. Exhibition in the foyer of work by May Day Arts Trail participants.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

LEE ON THE SOLENT: Lee-on-the-Solent Methodist Church, High Street (PO13 9BZ). 10am-4pm. Lee-on-the-Solent Art Group will be holding an outdoor exhibition in the Church garden. Paintings in various mediums and cards for sale.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.


PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. A Late Quartet (15); 7pm. US, 2013. Directed by Yaron Zilberman. Starring: Christopher Walken, Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Catherine Keener. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.


FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Amy Wadge and Pete Riley. Admission £15.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. A Vision of Elvis. Featuring Rob Kingsley. Admission £15. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

GOSPORT: New Inn, Mayles Road. 8.30pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

GOSPORT: The Vine, Stoke Road. 8.30pm. Tangerine Tantrum.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. Dave Barrett.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Carter and Cooper Boy. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Absolute Zero. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. Tangible Fruit Squad. (01329) 832123.


BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. Not The Royal Variety Performance. Presented by The Phoenix Players. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Blue Remembered Hills. By Dennis Potter. Directed by Psyche Stott. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. Bram Stoker’s Dracula. 7.30pm. This version is set in the 1920s and is presented by HIADS. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Birds of a Feather. Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph are back together! Admission: £20.50-£30. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: The Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. The Tempest. Shakespeare’s final play, part of Titchfield Shakespeare Festival. Admission £11. (01329) 556156.


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.