What’s on for Friday, October 3, 2014

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BORDON: Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Station Road. 8pm. Stephen K Amos. Tickets: £17. 01420 472664, phoenixarts.co.uk.

CHICHESTER: The Assembly Room, North Street. 7.30pm. Chichester Chamber Concerts. London Concertante – clarinet, horn and string quartet.Tickets: £17. chichesterchamberconcerts.com.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Pete Firman. Show will include special guests. Act contains strong language not suitable for children. Admission: £15, concession available. 01329 233100.


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

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green. 6.30pm. Fountain of light. Light a candle for someone special to you and create a fountain of light in the gardens by the harbour. Live music from the St Vincent singers. All donations go to Harbour Cancer Support Centre. 07709 919 602.

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Catholic Church, High Street. 7pm. Healing Service. To help people touched by cancer.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, St Thomas Street. 10am. Hampshire Festival Of The Mind. Events and activities to promote good mental health, recovery and well being.

PORTSMOUTH: Central Library, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm and 1.15pm. Six-week yoga class. Learn simple yoga techniques to help relieve stress and improve balance. Admission: £25-£30. (023) 9268 8057.

PORTSMOUTH: Hillside and Wymering Centre, Cheltenham Road. Stroke support group at 1pm. Work club at 2pm. (023) 9288 2550.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Hillside and Wymering Centre, Cheltenham Road. 6.15pm. A Night Of Accoustic and Dance. Features Strum Vs Street and includes a raffle. Admission: £15 per table, £2.50 per ticket (table holds six). (023) 9288 2550, rod.mclean@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.


COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Art exhibition featuring paintings by Joyce Wood and June Bryant.

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: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road. 10am-4pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Join Sammy Sardine and discover why submariners were smelly, why their food was ghastly, and as for their toilets... Free with a valid museum ticket. (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 10am-5pm. Art exhibition from Greg Gilbert of drawings in Biro and pencil. (023) 9247 2700.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War. No Place Like Pompey. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Racing to War: The Royal Navy and 1914. Exhibition that examines the dramatic opening of the navy’s war and the story of the Royal Navy’s part in the First World War. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket.(023) 9272 7595, royalnavymuseum.org.


PORTSMOUTH: No. 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. The Congress (15). Admission: £8 adults, £6.50 children. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.


HAVANT: The Curlew, Petersfield Road. 9pm. Monkey Waiters. Rock pop and blues. Free admission. (023) 9248 4502.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Road. 7pm. HFD featuring Xstatic. Hard dance and trance with JP, Juksey, Frank Farrell and special guest. Admission: £5 before 8pm, £6 after. 07505 953 063.

PORTSMOUTH: The Cellars at Eastney, Cromwell Road. 8pm. The Strawbs. Admission: £12.50 advance, £14 on the door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road. 8pm. Beau.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Trevor John.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, Elm Grove. 8.30pm. Milton James Hot 4. Traditional jazz band. (023) 9275 5944, rosies-vineyard.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Spike’s vinyl rock roadshow. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 8.30pm. The Steve Young Band. Acoustic night. Free admission. (023) 9282 0896, rmatavern.co.uk.


CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Taken At Midnight. Theatre drama that explores a mother’s struggle and her son’s resistance during the Nazi movements. Tickets: £24-£40. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 7.30pm. 12.10.15 – The Life And Death Of A British Martyr. Performed by Proteus Theatre who tell the story of the death of Edith Cavell. Admission: £12.50, concession available. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 7.30pm. Oliver. Popular story of Charles Dickens’s timeless character. Music, lyrics and book by Lionel Bart. Admission: £14 adults, £10 children. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Dirty Dusting. Comedy production about three cleaning ladies who take part in phone sex. Admission: £20. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.


SOUTHSEA: Meet at the Pyramids Centre. 10.30am. Walk along the promenade. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: St John Ambulance Headquarters, Old Commercial Road. 7.30pm. National Poetry Day. Special guest Maggie Sawkins. Event is to launch Calliope – a new booklet of poems from Portsmouth. portsmouthpoetrysociety.moonfruit.com.