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The Guide: Weekend things to do

A few suggestions to help you plan your weekend (11 - 14 March 2010)

Arts & Culture

Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year

David Vennings
The theme for the competition was 'It's a small world'

View the best of the Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year 2009 on the Quay Arts' Café Wall, with a displaying a breath-taking 50 shortlisted images from last year's entries.

This years theme, 'It's a small world' included macros, close-ups, travel landscapes flowers and animals.

The exhibition showcases the diverse range of both amateur and professional based on the Isle of Wight. David Vennings from Wellow scooped the overall Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year 2009 Award with 'Hey Good Looking'.

Date: Thursday, 11 March 2010 - Monday, 10 May 2010
Time: Monday - Saturdays 0930 - 1630 and Thursdays till 2000.
Cost: Free
Location: Quay Arts, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5BD

For more information, see the Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year website.

Learning

National Science and Engineering Week

Science Week
There are a week of fun science-based activities taking place around the country

There is a chance to discover more about the world around us at one of the many events and activities taking place during National Science and Engineering week.

The The University of Southampton is laying on a series of fascinating family activities taking across different zones: Space, Technology, Life, Transport, Light, Chemistry and Construction.

There is also an interactive 'murder mystery' in which you can solve a variety of clues using state-of-the-art technologies.

Other activities around the region include a family activity day at Intech , Science Centre and Planetarium, Winchester and a demonstration of a petrol-powered milling machine at Bursledon Windmill.

Date: Friday, 12 March - Sunday, 21 March 2010
Cost: Various
Location: Various

For more information, see the National Science and Engineering Week website.

Music

Crazy for You

Crazy for you
Crazy for You is full of toe tapping musical numbers

University of Portsmouth Drama and Music Society,

along with the university's orchestra, presents the classic comedy musical Crazy For You.

It tells the story of wannabe star Bobby Child who is sent to the sleepy town of Deadrock, Nevada, to close its run down theatre.

Here he encounters Polly Baker - the daughter of the theatre's owner - and falls head over heels in love. Bobby hatches a scheme to save the theatre, win the girl of his dreams and revive the town.

Crazy for You is famous for its memorable songs by George Gershwin, such as Someone To Watch Over Me and I Got Rhythm.

Date: until Saturday, 13 March 2010
Time: 1930
Location: New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, PO1 2DD

For more information on Crazy for You, visit the New Theatre Royal website.

Nature & Outdoors

Bursledon bird watch

Hamble shoreline
Explore the backs of the Hamble this weekend

As part of Hampshire Bird Festival, join Hampshire Ornithological Society for a guided birdwatching walk on this 6 mile route around Bursledon, Mallards Moor and Hamble.

Meet in Bursledon Station car park, SU489098 for this scenic circular route with a variety of habitats to include woodland, river and farmland.

Date: Sunday, 13 March 2010
Time: 1000 - 1500
Cost: free.
Location: Bursledon Station car park, SU489098

For more information, visit the Hampshire Bird Festival website or telephone: 01489 576641.

The BBC is not responsible for the content or quality of these events. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, the BBC takes no responsibility for cancelled or altered events - please check with organisers/official websites before attending.




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