Your guide to What’s On in the area between May 23 and May 29

Basingstoke Gazette: Carrie's War at The Haymarket until Saturday Carrie's War at The Haymarket until Saturday

THEATRE

THE ANVIL, BASINGSTOKE (Box Office 01256 844244) Sally Morgan, 7.30pm. Wednesday.

THE HAYMARKET, BASINGSTOKE (Box Office 01256 844244) Carrie’s War (pictured). Until Saturday.

THE LIGHTS, ANDOVER (Box Office 01264 368368) Adventures with Sam: On the Farm, 11am. May 29.

THEATRE ROYAL, WINCHESTER (Box Office 01962 840 440) Johnny and the Dead, 7.30pm. Sunday.

The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, 7.30pm. Tuesday.

Our House: The Madness Musical, 7.30pm. May 29.

WATERMILL THEATRE, NEWBURY (Box Office 01635 46044) A Bunch of Amateurs. Until June 18.

THE HEXAGON, READING (Box Office 0118 960 6060) The Devil at Midnight. Tuesday & Wednesday.

SALISBURY PLAYHOUSE, SALISBURY (Box Office 01722 320 333) The Hiss & Boo Music Hall Show. Until Saturday.

YVONNE ARNAUD THEATRE, GUILDFORD (Box Office 01483 44000) Dial M for Murder. Until Saturday.

The Feather Catcher, 11am & 2pm. Saturday.

Private Peaceful. Until Saturday.

Tonight 8.30. May 28-31.

THE MAYFLOWER, SOUTHAMPTON (Box Office 023 8071 1811) Scooby-Doo & The Mystery of the Pyramid. Until Sunday.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream. May 28-31.

 

MUSIC

Orestea + Fake the Attack + Dark Karma Soul – Sanctuary, London Street, Basingstoke. Friday.

Joe Brown In Concert – 7.45pm, The Anvil, Basingstoke. Friday.

Eska – 8pm, in The Forge, at The Anvil, Basingstoke. Friday.

Live Music – Queens Arms, Bunnian Place, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Rob Hayes + guests – The Tea Bar, London Street, Basingstoke. Friday.

Echoes/Acres – Sanctuary, London Street, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Musical Chairs includes four local performers – The Tea Bar, London Street, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Old Skool Classics, Friday; R & B + UK G, Saturday, Plush Lounge Bar, Wote Street, Basingstoke.

Acoustic session featuring eight performers – 2pm-8pm, The Bounty, Bounty Road, Basingstoke. Sunday.

Afternoon Tea & Jazz – 1pm-5pm, The Tea Bar, London Street, Basingstoke. Sunday.

An Evening with Sam Baker – 7.45pm, in The Forge, at The Anvil, Basingstoke. Wednesday.

Jools Holland, 7.30pm, The Anvil, Basingstoke. May 29. (sold out)

Jean Genie (Bowie tribute) – The Brook, Southampton. Friday.

The Phantasy Trio – Corn Exchange, Newbury. Friday.

Hairforce 5 – The Brook, Southampton. Saturday.

Rockin on Heaven’s Door – 7.45pm, The Lights, Andover. Saturday.

Mods and Rockers 50th Anniversary – Camberley Theatre, Camberley. Saturday.

Boo Hewerdine – The Railway, Winchester. Sunday.

The Move – The Brook, Southampton. Sunday.

I Found Loving – The Soul Reunion Party – Jazz Cafe, Madejski Stadium, Reading. Sunday.

Polly and the Billets Doux – 8pm, The Lights, Andover. May 29.

John Smith + Stuart Clark + Kevin Wheeler – 8pm, South Street, Reading. May 29.

Hamilton Loomis – Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings, Farnham. May 29.

 

COMEDY

Jason Manford – 8pm, The Anvil, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Robin Ince is (In and) Out Of His Mind – 8pm, South Street, Reading. Friday.

A Comedy Gala – 8pm, Theatre Royal, Winchester. Friday.

 

EXHIBITIONS

Love – Divine Love – exhibition by Noel Took showcasing her own poetry plus work by those who have inspired her – The Willis Museum, Basingstoke. Free admission. Until June 21.

Paul Kidby Discworld and Beyond – this exhibition showcases the wonderful book covers and illustrations for Terry Pratchett’s novels – The Willis Museum, Basingstoke. Until June 28.

‘Spinning a Yarn-Weaving a Story’ with Janet Steer – Whitchurch Silk Mill, Winchester Street, Whitchurch. Until May 31.

Summer Exhibition: Allie Giles, Russell Bignold, Fergus Channon & John Whybrown – 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday by appointment. Until June 18. 01256 884800.

Journeys through Stitch – Andover Museum, Andover. Until June 21.

 

FAMILY FUN

Woolly Wonders, 11am – see the different ways that wool can be used, whether it’s spun, knotted, or woven, and find out how the Tudors used wool – 11am, Basing House, Old Basing. Until June 1.

The Big Tree Climb – from 11am, at The Vyne, Sherborne St John. All tickets £15. Saturday.

Family Fun Day – noon-5pm, Cricket Club Pavilion, Recreation Ground, The Street, Old Basing. Monday.

Family Fun Duck Race, starting at 12.30pm, Barton’s Mill pub, Old Basing. Monday.

Willow Magic – come and join willow artist Jill Nicholas and create your own willow dream catcher, tiara, fairy wand or tambourine – drop in between 11am and 3pm, at The Willis Museum, Basingstoke. Costs £3. Tuesday.

Nature Week + Shire Horse & Cart Rides – Wellington Country Park, Riseley, near Reading. Until June 1.

Felt Making – 11am-5pm, Whitchurch Silk Mill, Winchester Street, Whitchurch. May 29.

Wild at White’s African Safari – Family Fun – 10.30am-5pm, Gilbert White and the Oates Collections, Selborne, Alton. Until June 1.

 

OUT & ABOUT

Silchester Hall Garden – also paintings on display and teas available – 2pm-6pm, Silchester Hall, Silchester. Sunday & Monday.

Highclere Game & Country Fair, Highclere Castle. See highclerecountryshow.co.uk. Sunday & Monday.

 

OTHER EVENTS

Basingstoke Discovery Centre: Friday, 10am- 1pm, Craft Club; Saturday, 10am-1pm, Discover Board Games; May 29, from 2.30pm, Painting for Fun.

Film Screenings: Mary Poppins (U) – 2pm, Wednesday; Saving Mr Banks (PG), 7.30pm, WednesdayProteus Creation Space, Council Road, Basingstoke.

Film Screenings: Saving Mr Banks (PG) – 1pm & 3.30pm, Basingstoke Discovery Centre, Festival Place. May 29.

Snooker Legends – Legends Cup 2014 – The Hexagon, Reading. Sunday & Monday.

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