Experience the adventure of Mr Scrooge amongst the glistening snow-topped roofs of Victorian London. Witness the Spirits of Christmas come to life on the stage of this unique and historic theatre. Cabaret style seating will place you in the centre of the action as the drama unfolds around you.
All candidates will be auditioned in groups and taught a short dance routine. Those auditioning should ensure that, if successful, they would be available to attend every rehearsal, mainly after school and weekends.
Thursday 6th December 2018 – Sunday 6th January 2019
If there is one thing you should ask your Fairy Godmother is to take you to the Groundlings Panto.
Traditional family Christmas Pantomime comes to life on the stage of this unique and historic theatre.
The University of Portsmouth Orchestra tackles one of the great romantic works of the 19th century, Brahms’ 1st Symphony. After the interval, the Concert Band will perform a selection of film and stage music alongside some traditional and seasonal wind band favourites.
This term’s concert will feature the University of Portsmouth Choir and the University of Portsmouth Student Chorus, accompanied by Anthony Groves on piano and organ, under the direction of Dr George Burrows. The programme is a diverse one in several senses.
Pasha du Valentine is a portrait painter specialising in contemporary watercolours.
Her dogs and cats sell to clients worldwide.
Some of them will be shown at arty’s for a very special private view and ongoing wall display at the restaurant for time to come.
Saturday 24th November 2018
Mountbatten Centre, Alexandra Way, Portsmouth PO2 9QA
A family market with nearly new tables for hire to sell baby/children’s items. Prams, maternity items, clothes, shoes, toys, books, highchairs and so much more.. Come and see what bargains you can find!
All it takes is faith, trust and a little bit of fairy dust. HMS Sultan Theatre Group present Peter Pan a family friendly pantomime, following the adventures of Peter, Wendy, Michael, John and the lost boys in Neverland.
Dreadnought Theatre, Brunel Building, HMS Sultan, Gosport
If you want to become a healer, then come along to the Healer Training Clinic, which is held every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month in the small function room at the Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street, Cosham PO6 3AP. Each session costs £6.00 and will take place from 1930 until 2200.
The Solent Male Voice Choir with guest soprano Ciara O’Connor and reader Marion Porter present a varied seasonal programme in aid of The Rowans Hospice. Tickets £7 from 01329 232069 or on the door. Refreshments provided.
Bedhampton choir Folks in Harmony holds its annual Christmas Show at The Church of the Resurrection in Drayton. The mixed, close harmony choir, which sings unaccompanied, will be singing some beautiful new songs as well as some old favourite carols and songs.
Tickets cost £8 which includes refreshments.
Church of the Resurrection,
Penrhyn Avenue, Portsmouth
Spanning 1900-1925 this is a loving adaptation of anti-war campaigner Vera Brittains memoir. Raised in a middle-class family in the English countryside, she successfully defies her parents and society norms by winning a scholarship to Oxford University.
Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road, Fareham, Hampshire
The sixth installment in the Mission: Impossible franchise sees the action as kinetic and the stunts as audacious as they have ever been. Added to this is an intelligent, witty script that is full of intrigue and double-crossing, providing a greater complexity to Ethan Hunts backstory than has been seen before.
Speaker: Natasha Bennett – Curator of Oriental Collections, Royal Armouries
After centuries of tumultuous civil wars, the Tokugawa shogunate established dominion across Japan in the early 1600s. The new regime unified the country and entrenched rigidly controlled peace throughout the land for over 250 years.