What’s on for Wednesday February 20, 2013

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


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

FAREHAM: Wallington Community Centre, Broadcut. 8.30pm-10pm. Social Dance. 07505 191 596.

ROGATE: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Scottish Country Dancing. Partner not necessary. New or experienced dancers welcome, as are visitors and new members. Admission: £3. (01730) 263008.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.


GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Animation Workshops: Bringing Matisse to Life. Young art lovers will have the chance to bring some of the art work to life using stopmotion animation – creating a film in a day! Suitable for 12 to 16 year olds. Admission £5 (please book in advance). (023) 9252 3463.

HAVANT: Staunton, Middle Park Way, Leigh Park. 10am-4pm. Butterfly House. Watch the butterflies take part in courtship flights and feed from plant nectar and fruit. (023) 9245 3405.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 9am-1pm. Community BOOST Table Top and Craft Sale. Meet community organisations and craft businesses. Tables: 6ft at £6 and 4ft at £4. Refreshments available. (023) 9255 1706 or 9255 1303 to book a table.

PORTSMOUTH: Goals Portsmouth, Tangier Road, Copnor. 10am-3pm. Half-term Football Coaching. For children from five to 13 at £15 per day. (023) 8018 0200 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 10am-1pm, 2pm-5pm. Make Your Mark: Graffiti Half-Term Workshop. Join Portsmouth graffiti artists Fark and Lilou to transform the old dressing rooms over two days into an amazing work of art! (023) 9264 9000, newtheatreroyal.com.

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. (023) 9282 2990.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. (023) 9282 8068.


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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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.


FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. Life of Pi (12A); 11am, 3.30pm, 8pm. Pi is forced to share the only lifeboat with a zebra, a hyena, an orangutan and a Bengal tiger ... Admission £6, concs. (01252) 745444.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings 2D (U); 3pm. A fun animation feature for youngsters. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Sparkle (12A); 1.45pm. Directed by Salim Akil. Starring Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo and Whitney Houston. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Tu Seras Mon Fils (You Will Be My Son) (PG); 7pm. UK/Spain, 2012. Directed by Gilles Legrand. Starring Niels Arestrup, Lorànt Deutsch and Patrick Chesnais. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.


PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix. Featuring Half Hour Hotel, James Blake-Lobb, plus Georgia Flatman.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Boogie Nights with The Osmonds and Gareth Gates. Admission £32.50-£35.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Naked Beats. Live poetry plus music fusion. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Screaming Maldini. Plus special guests: Bearded Youth Quest; and Due Kie. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.


BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Upstaged. Written and directed by Simon Downing. Admission: £10, concs. (01420) 472664, phoenixarts.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 2.30pm. Suitcase Circus. A heat-warming and interactive family-friendly spectacular. Admission £7, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.45pm. Blackadder: Being a True and Japesome Historie of Englande ... Interalia Theatre have a very cunning plan. Admission £10, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. An Audience with Ken Livingstone. Admission: £18.50-£19.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. Live from the Royal Opera House: Eugene Onegin. Tchaikovsky’s best-loved opera. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Iron. Emotional drama by Rona Munro, presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Community Centre, Hayling Park, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. High School Musical. Presented by Hayling Youngsters. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9246 7545.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Psychic Sally: On The Road. Sally Morgan returns. Admission: £23. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am, 5pm. Zippo’s Circus. Admission £15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The Wheel Spins (The Lady Vanishes!). A pre-war mystery. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Guys and Dolls. Musical presented by Encore Youth Theatre. Admission £13.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.


OLD PORTSMOUTH: meet Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Old Portsmouth Walk. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower. 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.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 2.30pm-4pm. The Royal Collection: Canaletto and Paul and Thomas Sandby. An illustrated talk by Doris Kaye, organised by the Arts and Heritage group of the Petersfield U3A. Admission £2.

PORTSMOUTH: Lecture Theatre 1, Richmond Building, University of Portsmouth, Portland Street. 7pm. Materials in Action. Talk by Dr Diane Aston, the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, jointly organised by the Portsmouth and District Physical Society and The Institute of Physics South Central Branch. Admission £1.50. (023) 9284 5396, port.ac.uk/physsoc.