THE ANVIL, BASINGSTOKE (Box Office 01256 844244) Flash Mob, 7.45pm. Saturday.

THE HAYMARKET, BASINGSTOKE (Box Office 01256 844244) Live 2 Dance Academy, 7.30pm. Friday & Saturday.

The Good Person of Szechwan, 7.30pm. July 10.

CENTRAL STUDIO, BASINGSTOKE (Box Office 01256 418318) Youth Theatre presents The Good Person of Szechwan, 7pm. July 9 & 10.

PROTEUS CREATION SPACE, BASINGSTOKE (Box Office 01256 321621) Little Red by ForwardThinkingTheatre. Saturday.

Falling Upwards by Kaveh Rahnama. Wednesday.

SOUTH STREET ARTS CENTRE, READING (Box Office: 0118 960 6060) The Tiger & The Moustache, 7.30pm. Wednesday.

WATERMILL THEATRE, NEWBURY (Box Office: 01635 46044) Hardboiled – The Fall of Sam Shadow. Until July 12.

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) James and the Giant Peach. Until Saturday.

THE MAYFLOWER, SOUTHAMPTON (Box Office 023 8071 1811) Dance ’til Dawn. Until Saturday.

The Lion King. July 10-September 6.



Andrew Kennedy Jazz Quintet – The Tea Bar, London Street, Basingstoke. Friday.

Lowde Fest – from noon, Mulberry House, Hazeley Bottom, Hartley Wintney. Tickets from Saturday.

Johnny Marvels Blues Groove Band – The Tea Bar, London Street, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Live & Unsigned, 7pm, Central Studio, Queen Mary’s College, Basingstoke. Saturday.

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

BAOS presents West End – 12.30pm-4.30pm, The Great Barn, Basing House, Old Basing. 01256 463965. Sunday.

Acoustic Soup – from 6pm, The White Hart, London Road, Basingstoke. Sunday.

Afternoon Tea & Piano with Toby Fingers – 1pm-4pm, The Tea Bar, London Street, Basingstoke. Sunday.

Hannington Silver Band – 3pm-5pm, Eastrop Park, Basingstoke. Sunday.

Basingstoke Festival of Choirs – 7pm, The Anvil, Basingstoke. Sunday.

Nigel Kenney Bach Plus – 7.30pm, The Anvil, Basingstoke. Wednesday.

The ZZ Tops – The Brook, Southampton. Friday.

Blissfields – Vicarage Farm, near Winchester. Friday & Saturday.

Are You Experienced? Jimmy Hendrix tribute show – The Brook, Southampton. Saturday.

Benjamin Grosvenor – 7pm, Theatre Royal, Winchester. Monday.



That Comedy Thing! – 7.30pm, The White Hart, London Road, Basingstoke. Monday.



The Artists Rifles exhibitionSainsbury Gallery, The Willis Museum, Basingstoke. Until September 27.

Bronzes for the World: the Morris Singer Foundry – 10am-4pm, Tuesdays to Saturdays, The Willis Museum, Basingstoke. Until July 12.

Splash of Colour Art TrailTop of The Town, Basingstoke. Until July 13.

Art Teachers’ Exhibition – showcasing the talents and skills of Sandy Kendell, Jenny Enters, Antonia Dewhurst and Jonathan Newey – 10am- 4pm, Proteus Creation Space, Council Road, Basingstoke. Until July 11.

Dream Weavers by Joanna Rose Tidey – 10.30am-5pm (not Mondays), Whitchurch Silk Mill, Winchester Street, Whitchurch. Until July 13.



Mythical Maze Children’s Craft, free event – make something mythical to help promote the Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge – 10am-noon, South Ham Library, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Sherfest! – a fun day filled with fabulous activities for all the family – free, noon-9pm, Sherfield Park Community Centre, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Wild at White’s Teddy Bear’s Picnic – Family Fun – 10.30am-5.15pm, Gilbert White's House and Garden And The Oates Collection, Selborne, Alton. Until July 31.



Top Hat Weekend – grassroots street performers will be popping in at the Top of The Town, Festival Place and The Malls. Saturday & Sunday.

Historic Treasures of Odiham – meeting at 5.45pm at Colt’s Hill car park, Odiham, for a lovely evening walk and stroll round Odiham. Saturday.

The Bluebells Fete – 1pm-4pm, The Bluebells, Popham Lane, North Waltham. Saturday.

Castle Hill Pre-schools Car Boot Sale and Fun Day – 9am-noon, Castle Hill Pre-school (in the grounds of Fort Hill Community School), Kenilworth Road, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Star Nursery Summer Fete – 11am-3pm, Star Nursery, Chiltern Way, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Ashford Hill Primary School Summer Fete – noon-3pm, at the school, Ashford Hill Road, Ashford Hill. Sunday.

Royal Aero Club Air Race – Popham Airfield, near Basingstoke. Saturday & Sunday.

St Mary’s Junior School’s Summer Fair – Rio Feel the Rhythm – 1.30pm-4.30pm, at the school, Old Basing. Sunday.

From Silk to Paper – a picturesque circular walk from Whitchurch Silk Mill to Old Laverstoke Paper Mill, following the beautiful River Test, costs £2. 01256 811798. Meet at Whitchurch Silk Mill at 10.15am. Sunday.

St Stephen’s Church Flower Festival, 11am- 5pm, at the church, Baughurst. Saturday to Monday.

Hat Fair celebrates 40 years of the best in street arts – all over Winchester City. Friday to Sunday.

Lavender Fields Open Days – 11am-4pm, Hartley Park Farm, Selborne Road, Alton. Saturday & Sunday.



Shristi – Indian Dance Festival – workshop, 11am-1pm, performance 1pm-2pm, The Vyne Community School, Basingstoke. 01256 346699/07725 838410. Saturday.

A Celebration of Oakley’s Talent – 2pm-4pm, Oakley Village Hall, Andover Road, Oakley. 01256 782054. Saturday.

Basingstoke Discovery Centre events: Friday, 10am-1pm, Craft Club; Saturday, from 10am, Massage for Healthy Living workshop, costs £20; also Saturday, 10am-1pm, Discover Boardgames; Wednesday, 2pm-4pm, Knit and Knatter.

Candover Valley Beer Festival – 3pm-midnight, Candover Valley Club, Brown Candover. 01256 389099. Saturday.

The Art of Bellydance – 7pm-8.30pm, Proteus Creation Space, Council Road, Basingstoke. Costs £8. Monday.

Free Film Screenings – The Butler (12a), 1pm & 3.30pm, Basingstoke Discovery Centre, Festival Place. July 10.