Your guide to What’s On in the area between August 15 and August 21

The Lion King at The Mayflower, Southampton

The Lion King at The Mayflower, Southampton

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THEATRE

THE NUFFIELD, SOUTHAMPTON (Box Office 023 8067 1771) The Saints. Until Sunday.

The Best Christmas Present in the World. Until Sunday.

YVONNE ARNAUD THEATRE, GUILDFORD. (Box Office 01483 44 00 00) Film Season 2014. Until August 23.

CORN EXCHANGE, NEWBURY (Box Office 0845 5218 218) A Night at the Cinema in 1914. Tuesday & Wednesday.

A Promise (15). August 15-21.

Calvary (15). August 15-21.

NEW VICTORIA THEATRE, WOKING (Box Office 0844 871 7677) Annie Get Your Gun. Until Saturday.

Agatha Christie’s Black Coffee. August 19-23.

WATERMILL THEATRE, NEWBURY (Box Office: 01635 46044) The Hunters Grimm. Until Sunday.

Calamity Jane. Until September 6.

THE MILL AT SONNING, SONNING EYE, READING (Box Office 0118 969 8000) Last Confessions of a Scallywag. Until September 27.

THE MAYFLOWER, SOUTHAMPTON (Box Office 023 8071 1811) The Lion King. Until September 6.

 

MUSIC

Live at the Movies – an evening of songs from the movies, performed by local singers and musicians – The Tea Bar, London Street, Basingstoke. Saturday.

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

Punk & Disorderly – four bands including Legends in Japan, Ill Gotten Gains, The Fail, Geezapunx – Irish Centre, Council Road, Basingstoke. Wednesday.

Snowblind – Sabbath tribute – The Brook, Southampton. Friday.

Dave Lewin Trio – The Concorde Club, Eastleigh. Friday.

Green-ish Day – The Brook, Southampton. Saturday.

Mick Turner (Dirty Three) + Mike Noga + Wild Island (solo) – South Street, Reading. Saturday.

Paul Mico’s Summer Soul & Motown Night with the Barry White Legacy – The Concorde Club, Eastleigh. Saturday.

Sussex Jazz Kings – The Concorde Club, Eastleigh. Sunday.

Roots Open Mic Night – The Railway, Winchester. Monday.

Mick Turner (Dirty Three) + Mike Noga + Wild Island (solo) – South Street, Reading. August 21.

 

EXHIBITIONS

Bronzes for the World: the Morris Singer Foundry – 10am-4pm, Tuesdays to Saturdays, The Willis Museum, Basingstoke. Until August 23.

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

Dream Weavers by Joanna Rose Tidey – 10.30am-5pm (not Mondays), Whitchurch Silk Mill, Winchester Street, Whitchurch. Until August 31.

Soldiers’ JourneyMilestones Museum, Basingstoke Leisure Park. Until January 11.

The Games We Played – a nostalgic exhibition exploring some of the most popular and less well-known board and card games from the 1920s through to the 1970s – Andover Museum, Church Close, Andover. Until September 13.

 

FAMILY FUN

Create a Pair of Mythical Feet – using an assortment of scrap material you will he helped to make the scariest slippers in town! – free event, 10am & 2pm, Basingstoke Discovery Centre, Festival Place. Friday.

Manydown Family Fun Maize Maize – 10am- 5.30pm, Scrapps Hill Farm, Worting Road, Basingstoke. Until September 7.

4 Kingdoms Adventure Farm – family fun, from 10am-6.30pm, Newbury Road, Headley. Until November 3.

Princess Weekend – Wellington Country Park, Riseley, near Reading. Saturday & Sunday.

50 things to do before you're 11 3/4: Build a den – noon, The Vyne, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke. Tuesday.

50 things to do before you're 11 3/4: Bird watching – 2pm, The Vyne, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke. Tuesday.

Story Time – “Sarah and Duck Go to the Funfair” followed by fun activities, including a picture quiz – 11am-11.30am, Waterstone’s, Festival Place, Basingstoke. Wednesday.

Pond Dip and Bug Hunt Day – 10am, 11am & noon, Nature Discovery Centre, Lower Way, Thatcham. Pre-booking required. Friday.

Inflatable Obstacle Course – included in your swim ticket – 10am-11.45am, Sports Centre, Festival Place, Basingstoke. August 21.

 

OUT AND ABOUT

CAMEO Cream Tea afternoon – in aid of St Michael’s Hospice – 3pm, Malshanger House, Malshanger. Minimum donation £5. 01256 848851. Saturday.

 

OTHER EVENTS

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men present Romeo and Juliet – 7pm-10pm, on the North Lawn, at The Vyne, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke. Costs £19. Call 0844 2491895. Saturday.

Basingstoke Discovery Centre: Friday, 10am- 1pm, Craft Club; Saturday, 10am-1pm, Discover Boardgames; Monday, 1.30pm-3pm, Monday Meet Up; Wednesday, 2pm-4pm, Knit & Knatter.

Creative Dance Explosion – from street dance to ballet, cheerleading to jive, Bollywood to stomp – dancers get the opportunity to experience a mixture of various styles of dance, jampacked into our creative dance explosion showcase at the end of the week – free event, 2.30pm, The Vyne Community School, Vyne Road, Basingstoke. Friday.

Poetry Workshop – 11am-1pm, The Willis Museum, Basingstoke. Costs £5, call 01256 465902. Saturday.

Dig at Basing House! – a team of Southampton University students will be joined by volunteers to excavate part of the Tudor mansion at Basing House in Old Basing. There will be a number of activities over the course of the excavation, including object handling sessions and tours of the dig site daily at 11.30am and 2.30pm. Monday.

Free Film Screenings: The Railway Man (15) – 1pm & 3.30pm, Basingstoke Discovery Centre, Festival Place. August 21.

Animal Centre Summer Opening – Sparsholt College, Sparsholt, Winchester. Until August 25.

The Three Musketeers – free open air theatre – 2.30pm, Bandstand, Princes Gardens, Aldershot.
Saturday.

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