What’s on for Friday November 15, 2013

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SHORT STORY FOR THE WEEKEND: Let’s Do It by David Dunford

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


PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Georgie Loves meets Dekoded House, Frankie Valentine and Mark Ambrose. Admission £5. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm-2am. Wolf Cub Club. Admission free. (023) 9286 3911.


PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8pm. Greg Davies: The Back of My Mum’s Head. Admission £25. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.


PORTCHESTER: Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Come dancing to the sounds of Memory Lane: waltz, tango, rumba, ballroom, sequence, old time, etc. (023) 9278 9124.

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. 10am-midday. African Dance Workshop for Adults with Learning Disabilities. Exercise and learn fun and easy dance moves from different parts of Africa. Admission £4. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

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.


PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Enough Said (12A); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Nicole Holofcener. Starring: James Gandolfini and Catherine Keener. 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 Goff Duber’s Dixieland Express. All welcome. Admission £9. (01243) 776001/380910, chichesterjazzclub.co.uk.

COWPLAIN: Spotted Cow, 131, London Road. 8.30pm. Velvet Imagination. Soul, funk blues, jazz.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Lisa Knapp. Folk. Admission £13.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Foster and Allen. More blarney, charm and Celtic tunes from this evergreen Irish folk duo. Admission £21.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring Steve Roux’s Brass Knuckle Blues Band. All welcome. Admission £12.50. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. White Rabbit Saloon. Performing an acoustic set featuring the music of Oasis, The Jam and various other 70s/80s artists.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 8.45pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Nothing Yet (ex Running On Empty).

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Vince Hilaire’s Soul Classics. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Voodoo Cats. 50s rock n roll. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Dirty DC plus The Mary Poppins Experience. Tribute bands. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.


HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Little Women. Louisa May Alcott’s classic tale is presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors. Presented by the Southsea Shakespeare Actors. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Birdsong. A play by Rachel Wagstaff based on Sebastian Faulks’ novel, presented by CCADS in this Remembrance Week. Admission £11-£15. (01329) 846646 for tickets.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Dad’s Army. Platoon attenshun!!. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.


GOSPORT: Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). 7.30pm. Birds of the Solent and their Migrations. Talk by birds expert Peter Potts, organised by the Hampshire and IoW Wildlife Trust, Gosport Branch. All welcome. Admission £2.50, concs.