What’s on for Wednesday January 16. 2013


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


GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Jongleurs Comedy on the Road. Admission: £14. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Frisky and Mannish: Extra-Curricular Activities. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.


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.

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.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, 10 Maurepas Way (Asda car park). 7.45pm-10.15pm. WACA Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members are always welcome. (023) 0261 3409, 9271 0060.


GOSPORT: Local Studies Centre, High Street. 4pm-5pm. Street Dance. A fun, friendly and funky five-week course for children (seven to 11-year-olds) to learn new street dance routines. £10 for five weeks, must be booked in advance. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 6pm-8.30pm. Cook Yourself Slim. Love cooking and eating but want to keep the weight down? Then come to this five-week class. Admission £64, concs. (023) 9262 1860.


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-4pm. The Lawrence Archive: a window onto our past. Celebrating over 100 years of photography by J C Lawrence & Sons. 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. De Rouille Et D’os (Rust and Bone) (15); 11am, 3.30pm, 8pm. France, 2012. Subtitled. Directed by Jacques Audiard. Starring: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts and Armand Verdure. Admission £6, concs. (01252) 745444.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. The Wedding Video (15); 1.45pm. Directed by: Nigel Cole. Starring: Robert Webb, Rufus Hound, Lucy Punch and Miriam Margolyes. Admission £4.85, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Starbuck (15); 7pm. Canada, 2011. Subtitled. Directed by Ken Scott. Starring David Wozniak, Patrick Huard, Julie Le Breton and Antoine Betrand. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.


GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, PO12 2HE. 7.15pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: Cuff Billett’s New Europa Jazz Band. (023) 9252 5487, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix. Featuring Bare Jams, plus Chloe Reynolds and Benny Reid.

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


PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Fawlty Towers – Live on Sage. Fareham Musical Society present three episodes: Communication Problems; The Hotel Inspector; and The Germans. Admission: £18 (inc meal at 7.15pm), concs; £10 (show only), concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 7.15pm. Jack and the Beanstalk. Traditional family pantomime starring Julian Clary, Lee Mead and Nigel Havers. Admission: £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Lettice and Lovage. An award-winning comedy by Peter Shaffer. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.


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.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Bransbury Park Community Centre, Eastney Road. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road, Copnor, 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton Foreshore Walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond/longer walk to Milton foreshore. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. 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.

For a comprhensive guide to forthcoming entertainments events around the region, go to our entertainments website WOW247.co.uk