What’s on from Friday, June 2 to Thursday, June 8

HMS Collingwood opens its doors once again on Saturday for its annual family-friendly open day. PICTURE: Keith Woodland PPP-170523-131955001
HMS Collingwood opens its doors once again on Saturday for its annual family-friendly open day. PICTURE: Keith Woodland PPP-170523-131955001

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What’s on for the week ahead

TODAY

DANCING

BUCKLAND: Community Centre, Malins Rd. 1.30-4pm. 50/50 ballroom and sequence dancing. £3. (023) 9242 5331.

CROFTON: Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 9.30-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. 07979 800 299.

eastney: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 11.30am-12.30pm. FiftyFifty. Creative dance for people aged 50 and above. (023) 9246 8610.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Memory Lane, Outside G4 Ward, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 2-4pm. QA Knitting Group. Creating items for patients from baby hats and jackets to fiddle mitts for dementia patients. 07846 472 423.

PORTCHESTER: Fort Nelson, Royal Armouries. 11am, 12 / 2 / 3.30pm. Spy Academy. Kids’ training in the tactics and strategies used by Special Operations and Executive Agents in World War Two. Suitable for children aged five to 12. £3.50. 01329 233 734 / royalarmouries.org.

PURBROOK: Deverell Hall, London Rd. 7.30pm. Horndean & District Amateur Radio Club Natter Night. Social evening. hdarc.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings by June Cousin, Michael Taylor and Belinda. Free. Open every day. (023) 9238 7284.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm. Countless. An exhibition my artist Maya Ramsay, inspired by the subject of conflict, using unique techniques. Also open Saturday and Sunday. (023) 9277 8080 / info@aspex.org.uk.

FILMS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High St. 9.30pm. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock – Outdoor screening. £6, under-16s £3. 07528 808 400 / portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Bonnie and Clyde (15). 07435 029 408 / no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, Elm Grove. 8.30-11pm. Milton James Hot 4. Traditional jazz band. Free, pre-booking for eating essential. (023) 9275 5944 / rosies-vineyard.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Rd. 9pm. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. facebook.com/GoldenEagleSouthsea.

MARKETS

STUBBINGTON: Library, Stubbington Ln. 9am-12pm. Country Market. Home-made cakes, savouries, dairy and gluten free products, crafts, flowers, fruit and vegetables.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Rd. 7.30pm. Dial M For Murder. The Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society presents the classic play by Frederick Knott. £12. (023) 9246 6363 / stationtheatre.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre, Station Rd. 7.30pm. Les Miserable School Edition. Hayling Youngstars present their version of the classic play. £12. (023) 9246 3624 / haylingmusical.com.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Theatre, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. Great Expectations. The Phoenix Players’ present the Dickens classic. £10, concessions £8. 0845 467 6462.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. Whitney: Queen of the Night. Award-winning production featuring all of Houston’s hits. (023) 9282 8282 / kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Common, Duisberg Way. 3 / 7.45pm. Moscow State Circus: Gostinitsa. 020 3375 3970.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esp. 10.30am. Seafront group walk. (023) 9268 8390.

SATURDAY

COFFEE

LANDPORT: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell St. 10am. Charity coffee morning. (023) 9281 4444 / vicar@portseaparish.co.uk.

DANCING

COWPLAIN: St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Padnell Rd. 7-10pm. Social dancing. Ballroom, latin and sequence. £3.50.(023) 9225 2403.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 9am -2.30pm. The Theatre School. Classes in ballet, tap, modern and jazz dancing for children aged two and above. (023) 9287 4777.

EVENTS

ELSON: Library, Chantry Rd. 10am-12pm. Colouring for adults. Colour away your daily stresses and anxieties. All materials provided.

FAREHAM: HMS Collingwood, Newgate Ln.9.30am-5pm. Open Day. Fun-filled attractions for all the family, including the infamous field gun competition. royalnavy.mod.uk/Collingwood-Openday.

GOSPORT: Diving Museum, Stokes Bay Rd. 11.30am-1pm. Red Hat Knitters. Family-friendly event to knit a traditional diver’s red hat. Free materials and refreshments. (023) 9260 2260 / familiesonline.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Haslar Rd. 10.30am-2pm. Summer Fair. Fun day organised by Christ Church and Holy Trinity Gosport.

GOSPORT: Abbeyfield, Privett Rd. 2-4pm. Bargain sale. Second-hand clothes, shoes, ornaments and more. 07968 899 805.

HAYLING ISLAND: 1 Fernhurst Cl. 11am-4pm. Portsmouth Cats Protection Garden Fete. Bric-a-brac, plants and music from The Hayling Island Huggers Ukulele Group. portsmouthcatsprotection@hotmail.co.uk.

PORTCHESTER: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Rd. 11.30am, 2 / 3pm. D-Day Commemorative Gun Firings. Live powder firings of the self-propelled Sexton. royalarmouries.org.

PORTSMOUTH: Grammar School, High St. 10am-3pm. Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors Carve-In. An opportunity for carvers discuss the craft and share ideas.

WIDLEY: Christ Church Hall, London Rd. 10am-4pm. British Cactus and Succulent Society Summer Show. £1, children free. portsmouth.bcss.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

EMSWORTH: Museum, North St. 10.30am-4.30pm. The Emsworth Show: Then and Now. Telling the story of how the show started via photos, artefacts and memories. Free. Also open Sunday. emsworthhorticulturalsociety.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 10am-4pm. Open Exhibition 2017 – Inspired by our Heritage. Combination of heritage and artistic activity to bring our heritage stories to life. Also open Monday-Friday. (023) 9224 9065 / thespring.co.uk.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. The Sense Of An Ending (15). 07435 029 408 / no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: Coal Exchange, South St. 12-6pm. Coal Fest 2017. Music event in aid of St Wilfrid’s Hospice.

EMSWORTH: Westbourne Club, River St. 9pm. Jim’s Human Jukebox. Choose from 1,000 songs for Jim to perform in aid of St Wilfrid’s Hospice. 01243 373 788 / jim@clarkeuk.net.

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Rd. 9pm. Inferno. Rock covers band. facebook.com/GoldenEagleSouthsea.

SOUTHSEA: Bandstand, West Battery Gardens. 1-4pm. Live at the Bandstand with Heir of the Dog, The Machette and Paul Dillon. facebook.com/LiveAtTheBandstand.

STAGE

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 2.30pm. Kid Carpet’s Super Mega Rockin’ Rock Show. As well as rocking out, play ping pong and take part in a dance contest. £8. thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Rd. 7.30pm. Dial M For Murder. See today.

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre, Station Rd. 2.30 / 7.30pm. Les Miserable School Edition. See today.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Theatre, Albert Rd. 2.30 / 7.30pm. Great Expectations. See today.

SOUTHSEA: Common, Duisberg Way. 3 / 6pm. Moscow State Circus: Gostinitsa. 020 3375 3970.

TOURS

PORTSMOUTH: Charles Dickens Museum, Old Commercial Rd. Museum tours. Reading of Dickens’ work by a Dickens Fellowship member at 3pm. (023) 9282 7261.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 10.30am. Theatre Tour. See the Kings as you’ve never seen it before. (023) 9282 8282 / kingsportsmouth.co.uk

WALKS & TALKS

HILSEA: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido. 10.30am. Flat, paved route along foreshore to Mountbatten Centre and back. (023) 9284 1762.

SUNDAY

DANCING

PARK GATE: Royal British Legion Club, Brook Ln. 7.30-10.30pm. Country & Western dance. £6.50, members £5. Bar and raffle. 01329 519 765.

EVENTS

EASTNEY: Bransbury Park. 2-5pm. Bransbury Park Steam Railway. Ride on a 700ft-long track with miniature steam engines run by the Portsmouth Model Engineering Society. 50p. portsmouthmes.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: 1 Fernhurst Cl. 11am-4pm. Portsmouth Cats Protection Garden Fete. See Saturday.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park. 10am-4pm. Classic Car Show and Autojumble. Hundreds of vehicles on open display, stalls, children’s rides and more. £5, under-16s free. (023) 9261 3490 / shvps.org.uk.

PORTCHESTER: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Rd. 11.30am, 2 / 3pm. D-Day Commemorative Gun Firings. royalarmouries.org.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: Coal Exchange, South St. 12-6pm. Coal Fest 2017. In aid of St Wilfrid’s Hospice. See Saturday.

southsea: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Rd. 7pm-12am. Broken-mic night hosted by Jay Groovara. (023) 9282 0896.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. The Searchers. An evening of famous hits combined with anecdotes. (023) 9282 8282 / kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Bandstand, West Battery Gardens. 1-4pm. Live at the Bandstand with The University of Portsmouth Big Band and The Three Belles. facebook.com/LiveAtTheBandstand.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Common, Duisberg Way. 2 / 5pm. Moscow State Circus: Gostinitsa. 020 3375 3970.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Meet at the Diving Museum, Stokes Bay. 11.30am. Join guide Terry Hinkley on an entertaining heritage walk around Stokes Bay. Visit thehds.com/museum.

MILTON: Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore group walk. (023) 9284 1762.

MONDAY

COFFEE

COPNOR: North End Baptist Church, Powerscourt Rd. 10am-12pm. Copnor Coffee Club. (023) 9268 8390.

DANCING

CROFTON: Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 6.30-7.30pm. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 9.30-10.15am. Diddi Dance. Pre-school programme for children aged 18 months to four years exploring 16 different dance styles. 07767 702 444.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 4.30 -6.30pm. The Theatre School. See Saturday.

FAREHAM: Academy, St Anne’s Grove. 7.30-9.30pm. Intermediate line dancing class. £5. 01329 315641 / urbanlinedance.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre, Station Rd. 7-8pm. Ballroom and latin absolute beginners class. £6. 07505 191 596 / dancerevival.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Baptist Church Hall, Devonshire Ave. 7.30pm-9.30pm Ballroom and latin dance classes with Instep Dance Club. £5 per session. 07722 040 483.

EVENTS

COSHAM: St Colman’s Church Hall. 7.15-9pm. Portsmouth Chorus rehearsal. Some ability to follow music is helpful. Annual subcription £80 with three concerts per year. portsmouthchorus.org.

COSHAM: Library, Spur Rd. 10am-12pm / 2-4pm. Cosham Craft Group. Get creative and meet new people. (023) 9268 8390.

COWPLAIN: Borrow Centre, London Rd. 1.30-3.30pm. Bring your own knitting or embroidery and have tea and a chat. (023) 9261 5916.

FRATTON: Community Centre, Trafalgar Place. 10.30am-12pm. New Age Kurling. Enjoy gentle exercise while meeting new friends. £3. (023) 9289 0500.

SOUTHSEA: Library, Palmerston Rd. 2-4pm. Relax with colouring. For adults. Beat stress and aid relaxation. All materials provided.

FILMS

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 11am. Casablanca (U). Dementia-friendly screening by Forget-Me-Not Cinema and Home Instead Senior Care. (023) 9247 2700 / thespring.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FRATTON: Bridge Centre. 10.30am. Victoria Park group walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly. (023) 9268 8390.

NORTH END: Learning Place, Derby Rd. 12.15pm. Moderate walk to Stamshaw Foreshore. Not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier-to-pier walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Canoe Lake memorial. 1pm. Slow, 30-minute group walk. (023) 9268 8390.

TUESDAY

COFFEE

LEE-ON-the-SOLENT: Catholic Church Hall, South Pl. 10am-1pm. Coffee, Cake and Lunch. In aid of local charities.

DANCING

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Community Centre, Twyford Dr. 9.30-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

PORTSMOUTH: The Box, Commercial Rd. 6-7pm. Jedha Fit Street Dance Class. High intensity training for all abilities and fitness levels. dmon_tis@hotmail.com.

TITCHFIELD: Community Centre, Mill St. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Conservative Club, Spur Rd. 7.30pm. 55 Social Club Quiz Night. Open to anyone over the age of 55. £2.

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church Hall, Osborn Rd. 7pm. Solent Fuchsia Club plant swap and sale. Bring and buy horticultural items. £1. solentfuchsia.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Methodist Church Hall, Kings Rd. 7.30pm. Solent Sounds Ladies Chorus rehearsal. First four weeks free, £1 per week after. solentsoundschorus.org.

HAVANT: Methodist Church. 7.30-10pm. Spirit of the South Chorus drop-in evening. New musical director required. (023) 9264 1997.

HAVANT: Avenue Lawn Tennis and Squash Club. 7pm. Bridge club. Beginners welcome but some experience necessary. No need to bring a partner. 01243 372 718.

HAVANT: St Faith’s Church Hall, The Pallant. 7.30-9.30pm. Solent Male Voice Choir rehearsal. Seeking new members. (023) 9245 3634 / solentmalevoicechoir.org.

HILSEA: Howard Road Community Centre. 10.30am-12.30pm. Hilsea Social Group. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: The White Horse, Southsea Terrace. 2-4pm. Southsea Seniors. (023) 9268 8390.

STAGE

COSHAM: St Philip’s Hall, Hawthorn Cres. 7.45pm. Village Fete with The Highbury Players. £8, concessions £5. (023) 9238 7329.

WALKS & TALKS

BUCKLAND: Community Centre, Malins Rd. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore group walk with views of Portchester Castle. (023) 9268 8390.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 1pm.Park to Park Walk. Slow, short stroll to the cafe at Milton Community Centre. (023) 9268 8390.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Elmore Car Park, Marine Parade East. 10am. Group walk along the Lee Promenade. (023) 9255 1706 / ryhrdng@aol.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime group walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. (023) 9268 8390.

WORKSHOPS

PORTSMOUTH: Central Library, Guildhall Sq. 2pm. Poetry as Healing with leading poet Chris Tutton. Exploring how reading and writing poetry can help with anxiety and depression. Free. (023) 9268 5057 / libraries@poortsmouthcc.gov.uk.

WEDNESDAY

COFFEE

BAFFINS: Scout Headquarters, Paignton Ave. 10am. 54th Portsmouth Scout Group coffee morning. (023) 9286 2834 / john.penfold2@gmail.com.

CONCERTS

PARK GATE: Royal British Legion, Brook Ln. 8pm-10.30pm. The Clive New Big Band. Admission is free. Call (023) 9269 3988.

DANCING

CROFTON: Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 7-8pm. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

SARISBURY GREEN: Community Centre, The Green. 8-10pm. 50/50 ballroom and sequence dancing. Singles welcome. £2.50, includes tea and biscuits. 01489 573 114.

EVENTS

CATHERINGTON: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Horndean Camera Club meeting.Speakers, competitions, and home evenings where members show their photography skills. horndeancameraclub.org.uk.

COSHAM: Library, Spur Rd. 10.30am-12.30pm. Mess at the Museum. A group for ex-service personnel and civilians to promote understanding about life in the services and for civilians during times of conflict. (023) 9284 1762.

FRATTON: Community Centre, Trafalgar Pl. 10am-12pm. Arts & Craft. A group to share skills. £3, first session free. (023) 9289 0500.

FRATTON: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Rd. 12pm. Mass and charity lunch. (023) 9281 4444.

WIDLEY: Christ Church Hall, London Rd. 7.45pm. Solent City Chorus. Looking for male members. 07796 136 487 / singingportsmouth.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Rd. 2-4pm. The Natterjacks. Enjoy a cup of tea and meet new people. (023) 9268 8390.

STAGE

COSHAM: St Philip’s Hall, Hawthorn Cres. 7.45pm. Village Fete with The Highbury Players. £8, concessions £5. (023) 9238 7329.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 7.30pm. Blackadder Returns! Interalia Theatre presents the trials and tribulations of Edmund Blackadder and his smelly sidekick Baldrick. £12, concessions £10. (023) 9273 7370 / groundlings.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BAFFINS: Stacey Centre, Walsall Rd. 10.30am. Baffins Pond / Milton Foreshore walk. Led by volunteer walk leaders. (023) 9268 8390.

CHICHESTER: County Hall. 7.30pm. Black & White Steam. Talk by David Kelso from the Railway Correspondence & Travel Society. £3, includes refreshments. 01243 372234 / rcts.org.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Group walk with views of the Spinnaker Tower. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Canoe Lake Cafe. 10.30am. Southsea seafront group walk. Led by volunteer walk leaders. (023) 9268 8390.

WORKSHOPS

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-12pm. Mini Makers. A world of colour and creativity for children aged five and below. £3. (023) 9277 8080 / aspex.org.uk.

THURSDAY

CONCERTS

fratton: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Rd. 7.30pm. Organ Recital by Stephen P Crookes. In aid of the Organ Project. £5, includes glass of wine. (023) 9281 4444 / vicar@portseaparish.co.uk.

DANCING

ALVERSTOKE: Alverbank Hotel. 8-11pm. Salsa class. Beginners’ and improvers’ lessons with Salsa Synergy UK. £6. 07979 800 299.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 4.15-6.15pm. Abstract Dance and Performing Arts. Street and commercial dance for children aged five to 11 years. 07708 720 711 / AbstractDPA.com.

WATERLOOVILLE: St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Padnell Rd. 7-8pm. Ballroom and Latin beginners’ dance class. 07505 191 596 / dancerevival.co.uk.

EVENTS

COPNOR: Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 11.30am-1.30pm. Lunch Club. Fresh, two-course lunch and entertainment. £5. (023) 9261 7890.

COSHAM: Library, Spur Rd. 2-4pm. Relax with colouring. For adults. Beat stress and aid relaxation. All materials provided. (023) 9268 8259.

DENMEAD: Denmead & Waterlooville Rowans Support Group, Furzeley Corner. Tea @ Three. Come along for tea and cakes. 07947 611 699.

FRATTON: Community Centre, Trafalgar Pl. 10.30am-12pm. Singing for Wellbeing. Enjoy the benefits of singing together in a fun setting. £3. (023) 9289 0500.

FRATTON: Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road), PO1 5JJ. 2pm-4-pm. Friendship Club. Come along for a different activity each week and an ideal way to meet new friends. First session free then £3 thereafter. Call (023) 9289 0500 for more information.

NORTH END: Learning Place, Derby Rd. 10am-12pm. North End Allsorts. Enjoy a cup of tea and meet new people. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTCHESTER: Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 1.30-3.30pm. Variety Club. £2, includes refreshments.

SOUTHSEA: St James’ Church Hall, Milton Rd. 11am. Singercise. A fun fitness session for older and disabled people. £2.50. 07754 528 814.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Methodist Church, Albert Rd. 10am-12pm. Thursday Chat and Tea Club. Enjoy a cup of tea and meet new people. (023) 9268 8390.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Olli Mäki (12A). 07435 029 408 / no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

southsea: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Rd. 7pm-12am. Broken-mic night hosted by Jay Groovara. (023) 9282 0896.

MARKETS

EMSWORTH: Baptist Church Hall, North St. 10-11.30am. Country Market. Cakes, savouries, preserves, local meat, eggs, plants and crafts.

STAGE

COSHAM: St Philip’s Hall, Hawthorn Cres. 7.45pm. Village Fete with The Highbury Players. £8, concessions £5. (023) 9238 7329.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 8pm. Morgan & West: Parlour Tricks. Be amazed by this dynamic duo with their eliciting magic show. £14, concessions £12.60. thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Rd. 7.30pm. Once Upon A Musical. Curtain Up! Productions presents the first volume of the A to Z of Musical Theatre. (023) 9225 3558.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 7.30pm. Blackadder Returns! See Thursday.

WALKS & TALKS

BEDHAMPTON: St Nicholas’ Church Centre. 2pm. Plants in Art and Culture - How Plants Created Society. Portsdown Decorative and Fine Arts Society presents a talk Mark Spencer. £5 donation requested. portsdowndfas.org.uk.

HILSEA: Scott Road car park. 10.30am. Hilsea Lines group walk. Uneven footpaths around Foxes Forest. (023) 9268 8390.

HILSEA: Mountbatten Centre entrance of Alexandra Park. 6.30pm. Group walk. Flat, circular route up to Hilsea Lido and back. (023) 9284 1762.

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