Your guide to What’s On in the area between August 29 and September 4

Bill Smart's Circus

Bill Smart's Circus

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THEATRE

THEATRE ROYAL, WINCHESTER (Box Office 01962 840 440) Hello Dolly. Until Saturday.

YVONNE ARNAUD THEATRE, GUILDFORD.

(Box Office 01483 44 00 00) Double Death. Until Saturday.

Twelfth Night (Mill Studio). Until Saturday.

Doubt (Mill Studio). September 3-6.

Lotty’s War – September 3-13.

CORN EXCHANGE, NEWBURY (Box Office 0845 5218 218) Our Teacher’s a Troll. Until Saturday.

Roundabout. Until Saturday.

NEW VICTORIA THEATRE, WOKING (Box Office 0844 871 7677) Rock of Ages. Until Saturday.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. September 2-6.

WATERMILL THEATRE, NEWBURY (Box Office: 01635 46044) 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

Local band Stupid’s 15th birthday party – six band line-up – 8.30pm, Sanctuary, London Street, Basingstoke. Entry £3 after 8.30pm. Friday.

Gary Cee – Cheesy Night for Kay's Birthday – White Hart, London Road, Basingstoke. Friday.

Sussex Jazz Kings – 8pm, Queen Mary’s Hall, Queen Mary’s College, Basingstoke. Tickets £12. 01256 421867 or 01256 325280. Saturday.

It’s A Vinyl Thing with DJ Vern – The Tea Bar, London Street, Basingstoke. Saturday.

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

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

Kokomo – The Brook, Southampton. Friday.

Dom Duff – The Railway, Winchester. Friday.

Whote Lotta Led – The Brook, Southampton. Saturday.

Punk & Disorderly Festival – The Railway, Winchester. Saturday.

Darklands – Club night playing post-punk, fuzz, C86, goth, electronic, indie pop and industrial – South Street, Reading. Saturday.

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

 

COMEDY

Friday Night Comedy with four top comedians – The Tea Bar, London Street, Basingstoke. Friday.

That Comedy Thing – 7pm, Sanctuary, London Street, Basingstoke. Entry £4. Monday.

Milton Jones – 7.30pm, Theatre Royal, Winchester. Wednesday.

 

EXHIBITIONS

The Artists Rifles exhibition – Sainsbury Gallery, The Willis Museum, Basingstoke. Until September 27.

Dream Weavers by Joanna Rose Tidey – 10.30am-5pm, Whitchurch Silk Mill, Winchester Street, Whitchurch. Until Sunday.

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

Experiencing Landscape – The Willis Museum, Basingstoke. August 30-October 4.

Basingstoke Camera Club Exhibition – Basingstoke Discovery Centre, Festival Place. August 30-September 7.

The Great War: Remembrance Silk exhibition – Silk Mill, Winchester Street, Whitchurch. September 6-October 26.

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.

Lost – an exhibition of ‘lost’ artworks from the 20th century – Salisbury Arts Centre. Until September 28.

 

FAMILY FUN

Make A Mythical Pencil Topper – free event, 10am & 2pm, Basingstoke Discovery Centre, Festival Place. Friday.

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

Dream Catchers Craft Activity – 10am-noon, South Ham Library, Paddock Road, Basingstoke. Saturday.

Bushcraft – explore, discover and create in the natural environment – free event, 11am, Basing House, Old Basing, Basingstoke. Sunday.

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

Billy Smart’s Circus – Old Common, London Road, Basingstoke. September 2-7.

Manydown Family Fun Maize Maze – 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.

 

OTHER EVENTS

Britain Had Talent – Oliver Double, author of Britain Had Talent: A History of Variety Theatre, will tell you about the comedians, singers, dancers, acrobats, magicians, ventriloquists and other speciality acts who made variety what it was, and show you items from his collection of variety artefacts – 2pm, Basingstoke Discovery Centre, Festival Place. Costs £3. Booking in advance suggested, call 478670. Saturday.

Free Film Screening: American Hustle (15) – 1pm & 3.30pm, Basingstoke Discovery Centre, Festival Place. September 4.

Basingstoke Discovery Centre: Friday, 10am- 1pm, Craft Club; Saturday, 10am-1pm, Discover Boardgames; Monday, 2pm, HIP Reading Group; Tuesday, 10am-noon, Card Making, 9.30am-11.30am, Child Health Clinic; Wednesday, 2pm-4pm, Knit & Knatter.

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