THE HAYMARKET, BASINGSTOKE (Box Office 01256 844244) Ladies in Retirement, 7.30pm. Until Saturday.

THE ANVIL, BASINGSTOKE (Box Office 01256 844244) Angelina Ballerina. Friday & Saturday.

CENTRAL STUDIO, BASINGSTOKE (Box Office 01256 418318) Yummm! 11am. Saturday.

Arabian Nights, 7pm. June 18 & 19.

PROTEUS CREATION SPACE, BASINGSTOKE (Box Office 01256 321621 Twelfth Night, 7.30pm. Monday.

THEATRE ROYAL, WINCHESTER (Box Office 01962 840 440) L’Elisir D’Amore, 7.30pm. until Saturday.

Peppa Pig’s Big Splash, 10am, 1pm & 4pm. June 18 & 19.

THE LIGHTS, ANDOVER (Box Office 01264 368368) The Little Mermaid, 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Saturday.

CAMBERLEY THEATRE, CAMBERLEY (Box Office 01276 707600) London Studio Centres’ Jazz Company: Circus of Dreams. Wednesday.

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

SALISBURY PLAYHOUSE, SALISBURY (Box Office 01722 320 333) Charlie and Lola’s Best Bestest Play. Saturday & Sunday.

As You Like It. June 17-21.

The Comedy Of Errors. June 17-21.

THE HEXAGON, READING (Box Office 0118 960 6060) Dreamboats and Petticoats. Until Saturday.

Pasha Kovalev and Katya Virshilas, 7.30pm. Tuesday.

Scooby Doo: The Mystery of the Pyramid. June 19-22.

THE MILL AT SONNING, SONNING EYE, READING (Box Office 0118 969 8000) Stone Cold Murder. Until July 26.

YVONNE ARNAUD THEATRE, GUILDFORD (Box Office 01483 44000) Last of the Duty Free. Until Saturday.

The Henry VIII Show, 11am & 2pm. Saturday.

THE MAYFLOWER, SOUTHAMPTON (Box Office 023 8071 1811) Dirty Dancing. Until June 28.



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

Funkline, 8pm, Central Studio, Queen Mary’s College, Basingstoke. Saturday.

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

John Coghlan’s Quo – The Brook, Southampton. Friday.

Chris Wood: None the Wiser – 8pm, New Greenham Arts, Newbury. Friday.

Martha’s Man plus special guests – The Railway, Winchester. Friday.

Talon: the Very Best of the Eagles – Camberley Theatre, Camberley. Friday.

Abbamania – Camberley Theatre, Camberley. Saturday.

The King’s Singers – 7.30pm, Concert Hall, Reading. Saturday.

Sinatra, Sequins & Swing – Camberley Theatre, Camberley. Sunday.

Cara Dillon – 7.30pm, Theatre Royal, Winchester. Sunday.

Thirdsday Blues – Mark Harrison – South Street, Reading. June 19.



Lee Evans, pictured – The Anvil, Basingstoke. Tuesday. (sold out)

Josh Widdicombe – 8pm, The Haymarket, Basingstoke. Wednesday.

Miles Jupp – 7.45pm, Princes Hall, Aldershot. June 19.



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.

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

Dream Weavers – 10.30am-5pm, Whitchurch Silk Mill, Winchester Street, Whitchurch. Until August 31.

Journeys Through Stitch exhibition – Andover Museum, Andover. Until June 21.



Picnic in the Park – free event, includes talent displayed by local schools and club groups from martial arts to dancing, Punch & Judy and more – noon-3.30pm, Stratton Park, Pack Lane, Kempshott, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Hartley Wintney Festival – fun starts at 12.30pm with a procession around the village finishing in the central area on Oak Common, then arena events, popular stalls, children’s races and much more. Saturday.

Father’s Day event – spend the day exploring the grounds and get involved in hands-on activities – free drop-in event from 11am-4pm, Basing House, Old Basing. Also barbecue food and hot drinks available. Sunday.



Lager Festival – 7pm-11pm, Hatch Warren Community Centre, Longcross Lane, Hatch Warren, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Vintage Fair – 1pm-4pm, Proteus Creation Space, Council Road, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Sherfield-on-Loddon Fete – parade starts at 12.15pm, Sherfield-on-Loddon Village Green. Saturday.

Tudor Month – a load of events celebrating our Tudor past! –10am-5pm, The Vyne, Sherborne St John. Normal admission charges apply. Until June 22.

The Solent Dog Display team – Wellington Country Park, Riseley, near Reading. Saturday & Sunday.

22nd Alresford Festival of Toy Trains – 11am- 5pm, Perin’s Community School, Alresford. Saturday.

Family Day – plus music in the garden with Madding Crowd and also a lacemaking demonstration – Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton, Alton. Saturday.

Basingstoke Race for Life – starts 7pm, Down Grange Sports Complex, Pack Lane, Basingstoke. Wednesday.



The Friends of the Willis Museum – a talk by Jan Blight entitled ‘The Newbury Coat’ – 7.30pm, The Willis Museum, Basingstoke. Non-members welcome at a cost of £2. June 19.

North Downs Lacemakers Demonstrations – 10am-4pm, Whitchurch Silk Mill, Winchester Street, Whitchurch. Friday.

Sylvanian Families – 10am-4pm, Whitchurch Silk Mill, Winchester Street, Whitchurch. Saturday.

Basingstoke Discovery Centre: Friday, 10am- 1pm, Craft Club; Saturday, 11.30am, Workshop: Jane Austen's Writing in Detail, costs £12. Also Saturday, 10am, Jane Austen’s Guide to Writing, costs £4. Sunday, 11.15am, Parents’ Everyday First Aid, costs £3. Monday, 1.30pm-3pm, Meet-up group aims to give individuals the chance to make new friends; Tuesday, 10am-noon, Family History Drop-in Surgery; Wednesday, 2pm, Inside Film Classification with the BBFC, costs £3.