What’s on for Thursday April 3, 2014

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BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Phoenix Comedy Club. Resident compere Dan Evans and featuring Sean Meo, Paul B Edwards, plus one. Admission £6, concs. (01420) 472 664.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Fosters’ South Coast Comedian of The Year 2014: Heat Three. Hosted by James Alderson and featuring: Alex Thackray, Phil Jarvis, Adam Broomfield, Andy Field, Jonathan Hearn, Liz Garnett, Helen Jones and Joe Ross Williams. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.


HORNDEAN: Blendworth Centre, Blendworth Lane (PO8 4AA). 7.30pm. Horndean Music Society Concert. Featuring The Grenestede Duo (Ivor Humphreys and Hilary Needham). All welcome. Admission £7. horndeanmusicsociety.org.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Bruckner’s Ninth. Featuring Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 27 and Bruckner’s Symphony No 9. Conductor: Kirill Karabits. Soloist: Francesco Piemontesi (piano). Admission £15-£25. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.


CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.50. (023) 9226 6177.


PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Club. Different activity each week with a welcoming friendly group. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Midday. Mass and Charity Lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch – the money raised will be used to support the Bishop’s Lent Appeal for Food Banks.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 9.30am-11.30am. St George’s Market. Eggs and home made preserves, honey, cards, jewellery, woodcraft, craft, cakes, and plants. Coffee and tea available. (023) 9226 4583, stgeorgesnews.org.


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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Blooming Marvellous: intergenerational community knitted garden. Over 2,500 knitters and crocheters worked with participatory visual artist Pauline Stanley to create the garden. Come and join in to help our garden grow. Free Admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Tricorn: Controversy in Concrete ... recollections of the Brutalist structure 10 years after demolition. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Pompey special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.


PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Bastards (18); 7pm. France, 2014. Subtitles. Directed by Claire Denis. Starring: Vincent Lindon and Chiara Mastroianni. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.


PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: David Brewer, 7pm; Katy Haymer, 7.30pm; The Trash Dandies, 8pm; Charlie Indestructible, 8.30pm; Ruby and The Roughcuts, 9pm; The Flip Jays, 10.15pm; Canvas, 10.45pm; Ollie Goodwin, 11.30-11.50pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7pm. Don’t Wake The Bear. Admission £6. (023) 8022 5612.


GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights. Adapted and directed by Helen Tennison. Admission: £19.50-£20.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 7.30pm. Dick Turpin. Pantomime by Paul Reakes, presented by Horndean Amateur Theatrical Society. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9226 6177.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story. Before the Beatles, before the Stones, rock n roll was born! Admission £15-£29, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.


CHICHESTER: 9, North Pallant (PO19 1TJ). 8pm. The Bloomsbury Cookbook: Jans Ondaatje Rolls in conversation with Virginia Nicholson. Talk by Rupert Toovey. Admission £8.50, concs. (01243) 774557. pallant.org.uk.

COSHAM: The Link, Cosham Baptist Church, 48, Havant Road (PO6 2QZ). 2pm-4pm. Genetics and Bone Health Research. Talk by Dr Mark Edwards, Clinical Research Fellow, Southampton General Hospital, organised by the National Osteoporosis Society Portsmouth Support Group. All welcome. (01329) 833114, (023) 9281 1209.