A guide to what’s on around the area on Good Friday
PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9pm-2am. Jaguar Skills and His Amazing Friends ... British DJ who has gained notoriety since 2002 for his eclectic multi-genre, cut-n-paste style Djing mixes. Plus special guests. Admission £15 in advance. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. The Albert Rodeo. Panning for alternative gold from the 70s and 90s – Room two od It’s A Sin. (023) 9286 3911.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-late. It’s A Sin Easter Special. With special guest Dave Benson Phillips, plus resident DJs Lemon and Spikey Mark. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Paul McCaffrey, Katherine Ryan and Matt Green. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.
BOTLEY: All Saints Church, High Street. 7.30pm. Reflective music for Good Friday. Music and words for Passiontide, include John Sanders Reproaches. With All Saints Chamber Choir, directed by David Burgess.
PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 2pm. The Liturgy of the Cross.
PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Midday. A Service for Good Friday. Led by the young people and children of St Mary’s. 1pm. Reflections of the Cross. 2pm. The Liturgy of the Cross.
PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 2pm. The Liturgy of the Cross.
SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-4.30pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Sue Harvey. 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. 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.
PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-5.30pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.
EAST MEON: Village Hall. Skyfall (12A) 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by Sam Mendes. Starring: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem and Naomie Harris. Admission: £5. (01730) 823337.
CHICHESTER: The Cricketers, Commonside, Westbourne (PO10 8TA). 9pm. The Alex Kirche Band. (01243) 372647.
FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.
HAVANT: Wheelwright Arms, 27, Emsworth Road. 9pm. Crackling Jack Set. Rock band.
OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Wellington, 62, High Street. Karaoke with Rhys. (023) 9281 8956.
PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Double Bill: Being Buffalo/ Guilded Youth. Folk, indie, pop. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Registry, St Michael’s Road. 8.30pm. Kins; and Dark Horse.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Rocking Colin. All welcome.
SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Alive and Kicking plus The Undercover Police. Tributes. Admission: £9 advance, £10 door. (023) 8055 5366.
SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. The Fliks. (023) 9229 5195.
SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. The Sly Hardy Band. Blues covers band. (023) 9282 1658.
WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. Suite. (01329) 832123.
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Whistle Down The Wind. Musical presented by CCADS. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.
GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party. Cast includes: Hannah Waterman, Martin Marquez, Samuel James, Katie Lightfoot and Emily Raymond. Admission: £22.50-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Our Town. A classic tale of American life in the early 20th century. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.
SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Save the Last Dance for Me. Featuring the music of the early 60s. Admission: £16-£30.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.
WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Jekyll & Hyde. Presented by Southampton Musical Society. Admission £15, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
PORTSMOUTH: meet third car park at Farlington Marshes, Eastern Road. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes Walk. Sturdy shoes for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. 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.
SOUTHSEA: meet Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade. 10.30am. Seafront Walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. 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.