What’s on for Wednesday June 12, 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: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Cellars Comedy Club featuring Sean Hughes. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.


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) 9261 3409, 9271 0060.


GOSPORT: Local and Naval Studies Centre, High Street. 10am-12.30pm. Naval History Drop-in Clinic. Having difficultly finding a naval ancestor or information about the Ships they served on, then come along and meet our expert for help and advice. (023) 9252 3463.


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

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Pride of Place Goes Large! Display of work produced by some of Gosport’s clubs and societies. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.


HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Love Is All You Need (15); 8pm. Directed by Susanne Bier. Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Kim Bodnia, Trine Dyrholm and Paprika Steen. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Rebellion (15); 7pm. France, 2011. Subtitles. Directed by Mathieu Kassovitz. Starring: Mathieu Kassovitz, Iabe Lapacas and Malik Zidi. Admission £5. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.


HOOK: 1, Maple Cottage, Searles Lane (off London Road, A30). 1.50pm-5pm. Third-acre Garden. Mature apple trees and shrubs, vegetable plots, small wildlife pond with named hostas, etc. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.


HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm. U-Sound-Scene. An energy blast of the freshest sounds around. New bands. New sounds. Admission £3. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring The Crosstown Trio, Nina Schofield plus CeCe.

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


FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 8pm. Fawlty Towers. Three episodes presented by Fareham Musical Society. Admission £10-£12. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Cats. Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. La Nona (Grandma). A new translation of this dark comedy. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.


PETERFIELD: Herne Farm Leisure Centre, Crundles (GU31 4PJ). 7pm for 7.30pm. Petersfield Society AGM. Speaker: Sandy Hopkins, deputy chief executive for East Hants and Havant district councils on the many challenges faced in local government today and how this affects us all. Non members welcome.

PORTCHESTER: meet in the main Portchester Castle car park. 2pm. Portchester Castle. Suitable for beginners. New walkers to arrive 1.45pm to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: The Scout Hall, The Ridings, Hilsea (PO2 0UE). 7pm for 7.30pm-9pm. Practical Pruning. Talk by Roger Young, organised by the Portsmouth Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1 members, £2 non-members. All welcome. PoHS.weebly.com.