What’s on for Tuesday October 8, 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: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors for 8pm. Jack FM Comedy Network presents ... Tom Craine, Alex Smith and Kieran Boyd. Admission £8. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.


COSHAM: The Link, Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 7.15pm. Cosham Keyboard and Music Club. This month featuring some members playing easy listening music for all to enjoy. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £5. (023) 9237 6313.


TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).


PORTSMOUTH: The Church of the Resurrection, Penrhyn Avenue, Drayton. 8pm. Belles and Arrows Morris Taster Session. All welcome (under-16s must be accompanied by an adult). Come and give it a try! Wear comfy shoes. (01243) 573562, belles-and-arrows-morris.co.uk.


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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

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.


PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge@The RMA. Acoustic showcase night. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-11.30pm. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Frank Hamilton. Acoustic. Folk. Admission £7. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Kids in Glass Houses. Plus: Cartel; and Propellers. Admission £13.50. (023) 9286 3911.


CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Glenn Miller Orchestra (with strings)! Under the direction of Ray McVay. Admission £18.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Miss Julie. By August Strindberg in a new translation for the 21st century. Admission: £17.50-£18.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 8pm. Jo Shapcott. Part of the Poetry Series. Admission £7. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Gotta Sing Gotta Dance. An unforgettable night at the musicals. Admission: £18-£21. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Sweet Charity. Musical presented by the Portsmouth Players. Admission £8.50-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. A Clockwork Orange. Presented by Glynis Henderson Productions. Recommended age 14 plus. Admission £17, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.


BISHOP’S WALTHAM: St Peter’s Church Hall, Free Street. 8pm. My Railway Career in BR Steam Days. Illustrated talk by David Maidment. Organised by the Meon Valley Locomotive Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9269 8976.

CLANFIELD: Petersgate Infant School, Green Lane (PO8 0JU). 7.30pm. Natural, Not Wild Ground Cover. Talk by Mrs Elkington, organised by the Clanfield Gardening Club. Visitors and new members welcome. clanfieldgardeningclub.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Leigh Park: A 19th Century Pleasure Ground – the oils and watercolours of J F Gilbert. A talk by local historian Steve Jones, organised by the Friends of Havant Museum. All welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Lecture Room 2.07, Park Building, University of Portsmouth, King Henry I Street (PO1 2DZ). 7pm. Houses of the Weald & Downland: People and Houses of South East England (Poplar Cottage – a wasteland cottage, its history and occupants). Talk by Dr Danae Tankard, historian at the Weald & Dowland Open Air Museum. Organised by the Historical Association, Portsmouth Branch. All welcome. Admission £1. (023) 9235 7463, history.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore Walk. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: meet outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime Walk. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. 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.