The List: week commencing Friday January 7, 2011

What to do and where to go in Portsmouth, south east Hampshire and West Sussex.

FRIDAY

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH, Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music by Brenda &W Sounds. 2.50. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER, Otter Gallery, University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane. Pairings. Collaborations between artists from diverse backgrounds, including Alice Kettle, Victoria Brown and Heather Belcher. . (01243) 816098; chi.ac.uk/ottergallery.

EASTNEY, SOUTHSEA, Alma Arms. 8pm. Karaoke night. With Chris - until late. Free entry

PORTSMOUTH, Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy. Drop-in therapy session. 4 donation. 07596 138 867.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT, Gallery, Ordnance Road. 10am-4pm. A World of Imagination. Celebrating 120 years of children's storybook illustration. (023) 9258 8035.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Alien Invasion. Star Wars, Aliens, Predator, Dr Who? See creatures, costumes and props from your favourite sci-fi TV shows and movies - if you dare! Free. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Why Stay Silent? Featuring 25 individual stories of remembrance, from the mother of a Royal Marine killed in Afghanistan who wears his coat on a cold day; to the Marines in 1939 who fundraised to create a memorial to commemorate an officer who jumped over board to save a comrade and was never seen again. (023) 9281 9385.

PORTSMOUTH, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4pm. Sea Your History: 20th Century Royal Navy. (023) 9272 7562.

GIGS

CHICHESTER, Pallant Suite, South Pallant. 6.30pm doors for 7.30pm–10pm. Chichester Jazz Club. Featuring Karen Sharp/ Robert Fowler Quintet. 10. (01243) 776001.

SOUTHSEA, Phoenix, Duncan Road. 8pm. Jellyrollers. With a fun evening of good time music. Free.

SOUTHSEA, Kitsch N D'Or Restaurant, 37, Eldon Street. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Sweet 'n' Hot. Jazz duo (vocal and piano). (023) 9286 1519.

SOUTHSEA, Rosie's Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 8.30pm-11pm. Live Jazz. The Milton James Four. (023) 9275 5944.

STAGE

CHICHESTER, Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. The Nutcracker. Presented by Moscow City Ballet. 12-32, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD, Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7pm. Sleeping Beauty. Pantomime starring Boyzone's Shane Lynch as Prince Charming and Cbeebie's Sarah-Jane Honeywell as Beauty. 15.50-24. (01483) 440000.

HAVANT, St Faith's Church Hall. 7.30pm - with a 2.30pm Matinee on Saturdays. Old Mother Hubbard - Pantomime. Please contact for prices. 023 9245 4244.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower, Commercial Road. 7pm. Aladdin. Starring Paul O'Grady. 14-29.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811.

SATURDAY

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH, The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring the Europa Piano Trio. Visitors welcomed. 6 visitors, 5 members

TITCHFIELD, St Peter's Church. 7:30pm. Charity Concert. In aid of friends of St Peter's and the Fareham Stroke Club with local singer Fliss Downs plus guests. Admission: 5 on the door

EVENTS

CHICHESTER, Otter Gallery, University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane. Pairings. Collaborations between artists. (01243) 816098; chi.ac.uk/ottergallery.

EASTNEY, SOUTHSEA, Alma Arms. 8pm. Disco. Jim Ryan's 1960's disco, until late. Free entry

HAYLING ISLAND, Lifeboat station, Hayling Island. 10.30am. Bird Watching at Black Point. A walk of up to one mile at Black Point, taking time to observe and identify the birds. Dress warmly and bring binoculars. No dogs please - refreshments available. 7 adults - booking essential. 01243 512301.

OLD PORTSMOUTH, Portsmouth Grammar School. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club. Europa Piano Trio. 6 on the door. 023 9232 6309.

PORTSMOUTH, King Richard's School. 10am-1pm. Cooking with Confidence. Basic cookery in a warm, friendly environment. Free. 023 9262 1860.

SOUTHSEA, St Jude's Church. 7.30pm. Come and Sing - Mozart Requiem. Why not try your hand at choral singing? Open to all. Admission: 5 singers, 3 audience. pcuchoir.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA, Blue Reef Aquarium. 10am-5pm. Fishy Stock Take 2011. Why not try your hand at choral singing? Open to all. 9.20 adult, 8.25 OAP/NUS, 7.20 CHIL. pcuchoir.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA, Blue Reef Aquarium. 10am - 5pm. Fishy Stock Take 2011. The annual stock-take takes place this week with our very own "fishy census".. Admission 9.20 adult, 8.25 OAP/NUS, 7.20 child

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT, Gallery, Ordnance Road. 10am-4pm. A World of Imagination. Celebrating 120 years of children's storybook illustration. (023) 9258 8035.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Alien Invasion. Admission free. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Why Stay Silent? 25 stories of remembrance. (023) 9281 9385.

PORTSMOUTH, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4pm. Sea Your History: 20th Century Royal Navy. (023) 9272 7562.

STAGE

CHICHESTER, Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2pm, 7.30pm. The Nutcracker. Presented by Moscow City Ballet. 12-32, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD, Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 10.30am, 2.30pm, 7pm. Sleeping Beauty. 15.50-24. (01483) 440000.

HAVANT, St Faith's Church Hall. 7:30pm - with a 2.30pm Matinee on Saturdays. Old Mother Hubbard - Pantomime. Please contact for prices. 023 9245 4244.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 5pm. Aladdin. Starring Paul O'Grady. 14-29.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811.

WALKS & TALKS

BIDBURY MEAD, Car Park next to St Thomas church. Beside the Sea: Langston shore path. Six-and-a-half-mile moderate pace walk, organised by the Portsmouth Group of the Ramblers' Association. Meet 10am, or Cosham railway station 9.30am. EX119 - 703065. (023) 9266 6619.

CHEESEFOOT HEAD, Car Park. A Walk Towards Cheriton: Lane End, Hill Houses, Gander Down. Nine-mile moderate pace walk, organised by the Portsmouth Group of the Ramblers' Association. Meet 10.15am, or Cosham railway station 9.30am. LR185 - 529277 EX132. (023) 9252 9490.

HAYLING ISLAND, Education Room, Lifeboat Station. 10.30am. Bird Watching at Black Point. A walk of up to one mile (1.5km) at Black Point, taking time to observe and identify the birds. Dress warmly and bring binoculars. No dogs please. (01243) 512301; conservancy.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 11am. Eye opener tours. Meet at museum desk for a highlight tour of the Mary Rose Museum - lasts about 40 minutes. No booking necessary. Admission Free with valid ticket. 023 9289 4555.

SUNDAY

EVENTS

BOSHAM, Bosham House, Main Road. 10am-midday. Sounding Workshop. With Russell Stone. Experience a sound and voice workshop like no other. Admission 10, concs. (01243) 572109.

CHICHESTER, Otter Gallery, University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane. Pairings. Collaborations between artists. (01243) 816098; chi.ac.uk/ottergallery.

EASTNEY, SOUTHSEA, Alma Arms. 5pm. Live music. Two's Harmony- live duo. Free entry

SOUTHSEA, Blue Reef Aquarium. 10am-5pm. Fishy Stock Take 2011. Why not try your hand at choral singing? Open to all. 9.20 adult, 8.25 OAP/NUS, 7.20 children; pcuchoir.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

PORTSMOUTH, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4pm. Sea Your History: 20th Century Royal Navy. (023) 9272 7562.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Alien Invasion. Free. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Why Stay Silent? Stories of remembrance. (023) 9281 9385.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA, The Florence Arms, 18-20, Florence Road. 8.15pm-11pm. Delta Syncopators. Traditional jazz band. Free. (023) 9287 5700.

STAGE

CHICHESTER, Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 3pm. The Nutcracker. Presented by Moscow City Ballet. 12-32, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD, Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 1.30pm. Sleeping Beauty. 15.50-24. (01483) 440000.

LISS, Triangle Centre. 3pm. Children's Theatre: The Little Mermaid. Presented by Proteus Theatre, with magic, music and special effects. 7.50, concs. (01730) 301000 to book.

WALKS & TALKS

BEACON HILL BEACHES, Car Park. Bottoms Up: Droxford, Exton. Twelve-mile regular pace walk, organised by the Portsmouth Group of the Ramblers' Association. Meet 10am, or Cosham railway station 9.15am. EX119 - 599228. (023) 929229 78929490.

OLD PORTSMOUTH, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 11am. Eye opener tours. Meet at museum desk for a highlight tour of the Mary Rose Museum - lasts about 40 minutes. No booking necessary. Free with valid ticket. 023 9289 4555.

MONDAY

DANCING

SOUTHSEA, St Pauls Square, Kings Street. 10am. Zumba Fitness. Latin inspired, east to follow, dance fitness. Get fit, have fun, feel good. 18 for six-week course. 07582370900.

SOUTHSEA, Milton Village Hall. 6pm. Zumba Fitness. Latin inspired, east to follow, dance fitness. Get fit, have fun, feel good. 18 for six-week course. 07582370900.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER, Otter Gallery, University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane. Pairings. Collaborations between artists . (01243) 816098; chi.ac.uk/ottergallery.

EXHIBITIONS

PORTSMOUTH, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4pm. Sea Your History: 20th Century Royal Navy. (023) 9272 7562.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Alien Invasion. Free. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Why Stay Silent? Stories of remembrance. (023) 9281 9385.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH, Garden Room, Innlodge, Burrfields Road. 7.15pm doors for 8pm. Portsmouth Jazz Society. Present the Henry Armburg-Jennings Quintet. (023) 9225 5806, 9229 8161, or portsmouthjazz.com.

WALKS & TALKS

HAVANT, Langstone Conservative Club. 10.30am. Havant Complementary Health Group. 3. Sheila 9264 8107.

TUESDAY

EVENTS

BOSHAM, Bosham House, Main Road. 2.30pm-3.30pm. Tea and Chat. (01243) 572109.

CHICHESTER, Otter Gallery, University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane. Pairings. Collaborations between artists. (01243) 816098; chi.ac.uk/ottergallery.

SOUTHSEA, Milton Arms front bar. Open mic session. Rockin' Fish open mic night - musicians of all levels welcome. Fred - 023 9229 6352.

EXHIBITIONS

PORTSMOUTH, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4pm. Sea Your History: 20th Century Royal Navy. (023) 9272 7562.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Alien Invasion. Free. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Why Stay Silent? Stories of remembrance. (023) 9281 9385.

FILMS

WINCHESTER, Screen 2, Everyman Winchester (formerly The Screen), Southgate Street. Tulpan. (12A); 8.15pm for 8.30pm. Kazakstan, 2008. Subtitled. Directed by Sergay Dvortsevoy. Starring: Tolepbergen Baisakalov; Ondas Besikbasov; and Samal Esljamova. (01962) 882945 or winchesterfilmsociety.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH, Education Centre Lecture Theatre, St Mary's Hospital (Rodney Road entrance), Milton. 6pm doors for 7pm. The Ancient Greek Olympics: a visitor's guide. Illustrated talk by Neil Faulkner. Organised by the Portsea Island Decorative and Fine Art Society. Visitors and new members welcome. 4. (023) 9282 4136; portsmouthnadfas.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Room 2.07 Park Building, University of Portsmouth, King Henry I Street. 7.30pm. Not So Dark Ages. Talk by Glenn Dunaway, U3A lecturer in archaeology, organised by the Historical Association, Portsmouth Branch. Visitors and new members welcome. 1. (023) 9235 7463.

PORTSMOUTH, Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Baffins. 10.30am. Walk with Friends: WfH Accredited. Two/ three mile walk, organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth. New walkers arrive early to register please. (023) 9286 3224.

WEDNESDAY

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER, Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. The Light Brigade. Featuring the best of British orchestral light music, with the BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor John Wilson. 10-30. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER, Otter Gallery, University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane. Pairings. Collaborations between artists. (01243) 816098; chi.ac.uk/ottergallery.

DENMEAD, Chairmakers pub, Worlds End. 8:30pm. Portsmouth IVC Sports and Social Clubnight. Andy Marvill hosts a free evening of entertainment.. Free. 07785 544005.

HAVANT, The Spring, East Street, Havant. 10am. The Harbours of Spring Museum. An exclusive tour of the newly renovated museum that has a permenant display on the neighbouring Chichester and Langstone harbours.. 2 per person. 01243 512301.

PORTSMOUTH, The Learning Place, North End. 4pm - 5pm. Free singing group. All welcome. Free. 023 9262 1860.

EXHIBITIONS

PORTSMOUTH, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4pm. Sea Your History: 20th Century Royal Navy. (023) 9272 7562.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Alien Invasion. Free. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Why Stay Silent? Stories of remembrance. (023) 9281 9385.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH, Room 1.01, St Michael's Building, University of Portsmouth, White Swan Road. 7pm. Materials' Issues for Nuclear Generation. Lecture, jointly organised by the Portsmouth and District Physical Society and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, given by Professor Chris Grovenor, University of Oxford. All welcome. 1.50. (023) 9284 2891/ 2259; port.ac.uk/physsoc.

PORTSMOUTH, Community Centre, Bransbury Park, Eastney. 10.30am. Walk with Friends: WfH Accredited. Two/ three mile walk, organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth.

New walkers arrive early to register please. (023) 9286 3224.

THURSDAY

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor Douglas Boyd. Soloist Jennifer Pike(violin). Performing works by Sibelius, Mozart and Dvok. 10-19. (023) 9282 4355.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER, Otter Gallery, University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane. Pairings. Collaborations between artists. (01243) 816098; chi.ac.uk/ottergallery.

PORTSMOUTH, The Learning Place, North End. from 9.30am onwards. Confidential workshop. Spend too much over Christmas? Free confidential workshop to help you sort out debts. 023 9262 1860.

PORTSMOUTH, Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park, Eastney. 10am. Zumba Fitness. Latin-inspired easy to follow dance fitness. 18 for six-week course (adults). 07582 370900 to book, hotlipszumba@hotmail.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

PORTSMOUTH, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4pm. Sea Your History: 20th Century Royal Navy. (023) 9272 7562.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Alien Invasion. Free. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Why Stay Silent? Stories of remembrance. (023) 9281 9385.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM, Catisfield Memorial Hall, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 7.30pm. Wild Flowers of Western Australia. Talk by Carol Watson, organised by the Catisfield & District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (01329) 312269 or catisfield.com/CHS.

PORTSMOUTH, Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue. 2pm. Walk with Friends: WfH Accredited. Two/ three mile walk, organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth. New walkers arrive early to register please. (023) 9286 3224.

SOUTHSEA, Community Centre, St Paul's Square, King Street. 10.30am. Walk with Friends: WfH Accredited. Two/ three mile walk, organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth. New walkers arrive early to register please. (023) 9286 3224.

FRIDAY

EVENTS

CHICHESTER, Otter Gallery, University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane. Pairings. Collaborations between artists. (01243) 816098; chi.ac.uk/ottergallery.

PORTSMOUTH, Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy. Drop-in therapy session. 4 donation. 07596 138 867.

EXHIBITIONS

PORTSMOUTH, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4pm. Sea Your History: 20th Century Royal Navy. (023) 9272 7562.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Alien Invasion. Free. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Why Stay Silent? Stories of remembrance. (023) 9281 9385.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH, Milton Arms - front bar. 8pm. Live Music. Steve Young's band - 60's and 70's grooves. Inprovision authetic sound. Free. 023 9229 6352.

STAGE

PORTSEA, Groundlings Theatre, The Old Beneficial School. 7.30pm - with a 2.30pm Matinee on Saturdays. The Show That Goes Like This. Variety show. Please contact for prices. 023 9273 7370.

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