What’s On from Friday, March 31 to Thursday, April 6

Jimi Hendrix performing at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970. The festival is the subject of an exhibition at the Guildhall, Portsmouth
Jimi Hendrix performing at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970. The festival is the subject of an exhibition at the Guildhall, Portsmouth
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TODAY (FRIDAY, MARCH 31)

DANCING

Crofton: Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 9.30-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 11.30am-12.30pm. FiftyFifty. Creative dance for people aged 50 and above. (023) 92468610.

EVENTS

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

COSHAM: Highbury Sports Centre, Tudor Crescent. 8-10pm. Portsmouth Roller Wenches presents Fresh Meat Roller Derby. 15-week skater course designed to teach you to become a roller derby player. £25 per month. 07518 731 038 / portsmouthrollerwenches.com.

FAREHAM: Community Church, West St. 8pm. Ceilidh Dance Club. social event for everyone, whatever your age or experience, with the A3 Ceilidh Band. £6. a3ceilidhband.co.uk

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre, Station Rd. Rotary Quiz Night. In aid of the Melon Community Mission. £10, includes two-course hot meal. (023) 9246 6840.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Irene Usher and Kay Le Poidevin. Free. Call (023) 9238 7284.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 10am-5.30pm. Cicatrix – The Scar of a Healed Wound. A WW1 centenary project incorporating film, drawing and sound. Free. (023) 9247 2700.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 11am-5pm. Assimilations by Agata Wojcieszkiewicz. This exhibition refers to the many processes that the artist and others like her have to undergo in life as immigrants. (023) 9229 7053 / jackhousegallery.co.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall. 9am-5pm. The Isle of Wight Festival – 1968, 1969, 1970. Images of artists, fans, and backstage drama from some of the greatest music gatherings of all time. £3. (023) 9387 0200.

FILMS

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

GIGS

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 8pm. The Salts. Foot-stomping traditional shanties. £14, concessions £12.60. (023) 9247 2700 / thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Rd. 8pm. Mary Jane. Celtic Rock Band. (023) 9282 0896 / rmatavern.co.uk.

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

MARKETS

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 12.30-2.30pm. Table Top Sale. Crafts, bric-a-brac, books and toys. (023) 9286 4306 / eastneycommunitycentre.com.

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. HIADS presents Our Man in Havana. Classic satire by Graham Green, adapted by Clive Francis. (023) 9246 6363.

WALKS & TALKS

FARLINGTON: Marshes third car park, 10.30am. Sturdy shoes needed for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. (023) 9268 8390.

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

SATURDAY

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 8pm. Tony Law: A Law Undo His-Elf What a Welcome! Surreal comedy. £15, concessions £13. 01329 223100.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral, High Street 7.30pm. Portsmouth Festival Choir. Dvorak’s Mass in D major and Janacek Our Father with other Czech and Russian music for choir and organ. £12, concessions £10, students £5, under-16s free. ticketsource.co.uk or on the door.

DANCING

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

PORTSMOUTH: Stamshaw and Tipner Community Centre, Wilson Road. 7-11pm. Sequence dance social evening. £5. Take own food. Bar available.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Abbeyfield, 138 Privett Road. 2pm-4pm. Second-hand clothes, shoes, ornaments etc. 07968 899805 for more info.

GOSPORT: Elson Library, Chantry Road. 10am-12pm. Colouring for adults. Colour away your daily stresses and anxieties. Materials provided, just drop-in.

HAVANT: St Joseph’s Church PO9 1LP. 11am-1pm. Jumble Sale. 20p. Proceeds to Great Ormand Street Children’s Hospital and Rosemary Foundation.

PORTSMOUTH: Technology Department, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 10am-3pm. Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors ‘Carve-In’.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Parish Hall, Links Lane. 10am-1pm. Craft fair.

WARSASH: Victory Hall, 27 Warsash Rd. 10am-12pmn. 1st Warsash Sea Scouts’ Jumble Sale. 50p.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant. 10am-5pm Transferences – Sidney Nolan in Britain. Focussing on the artist’s time living and working in Britain. pallant.org.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, The Gallery. 10am-5pm. Drawn to Nature. Work of three local artists inspired by nature. hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 10am-5.30pm. Cicatrix. The Scar of a Healed Wound (see Friday).

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm. Tight Modern. Visit the world’s smallest temporary pop up gallery showcasing works from around the UK. (023) 9277 8080 or aspex.co.uk.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, QA Hospital. 12-3.30pm. Paintings by The Hilsea Art Group. Free. (023) 9238 7284. Weekend opening depends on volunteer availablity. Volunteers wanted.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall. 10am-2pm. The Isle of Wight Festival Exhibition (see Friday).

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High Street 11am-5pm. Assimilations by Agata Wojcieszkiewicz (see Friday).

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 7pm . Lion (PG). A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost in Calcutta. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, PO4 9PN. 8pm-late. Burlesque Evening. Rock with The Foxes Burlesque Showcase and Cabaret Night. Free. (023) 9282 0896. MARKETS

PURBROOK: Deverell Hall, 84 London Rd, PO7 5JU. 10am-12noon. Purbrook & Widley Rowans Support Group spring market.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, New Park Road, PO11 0EH. 7.30pm. Our Man in Havana. Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society presents Graham Green’s classic satirical novel as adapted by Clive Francis. £10. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Street. 7pm. The Sea. The Groundlings’ drama school presents its annual showcase. £7.50, concessions £5. Call (023) 9283 8380.

SUNDAY

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Road. PO12 3QX. 7-10pm. 50-50 Sunday Dance. £4.50

PARK GATE: Royal British Legion Club, 366 Brook Lane. 7.30-10.30pm. Country & Western dance. Live music, every Sunday evening. All welcome. RBL members £5, non-members £6.50. 01329 519765

EVENTS

BURSLEDON: Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Coal Park Ln, SO31 7GW. 11am–4pm. Craft fair. Special one day price - adults £3, children £1 – entry for fair and brickworks

HAVANT: Calvary Chapel,Barncroft Primary School, Park Lane. 10.30am-12.30pm. Worship, The Word and Communion. A Service of Encouragement and Worship. Sunday school available for ages 3-11. Creche available for under-3s. calvaryportsmouth.co.uk/sunday-mornings.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church Fratton Road. 4pm. Musical reflections for Passiontide. (023) 9281 4444.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant. 11am-5pm. Transferences – Sidney Nolan in Britain (see Saturday).

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 12noon-3.30pm. Paintings by The Hilsea Art Group (see Saturday).

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm. Countless. Work by Maya Ramsey. Includes 29 rubbings from graves of migrants who died at sea trying to reach Europe. aspex.co.uk.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Archive 45 + support - Three Gravemen; The Glorias; Alligator Smile. Facebook.com/GoldenEagleSouthsea.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 7pm-12am. Broken-mic night hosted by Jay Groovara. (023) 9282 0896 or rmatavern.co.uk.

STAGE

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Street. 2pm. Auditions for The Boy King. Looking for two young boys for the play and strong adult cast of men and women of various ages to play Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots. (023) 9273 7370 or e-mail info@groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Wymering Manor, 76 Old Wymering Lane. 7.30pm. The Hollow. Unique chance to see this classic Agatha Christie performed by Torchlight Mysteries in Wymering Manor’s Great Hall. 01962 435020.

WALKS & TALKS

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

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore brisk group walk. (023) 9284 1762.

monDAY

COFFEE

COPNOR: North End Baptist Church, Powerscourt Road. 10am-12pm. Copnor Coffee Club. (023) 9268 8390.
COSHAM: Library, Spur Road. 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm. Cosham Craft Group. (023)9268 8390.

DANCING

EASTNEY: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 9.30am-10.15am. Diddi Dance. Pre-school dance programme for 18 months-four-year-olds. Call Louise on 07767 702 444 or diddidance.com.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Road. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.50.

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

SOUTHSEA: Devonshire Avenue Baptist Church hall. Ballroom and Latin Dance Classes with Instep Dance Club. Beginners 7.30-8.30pm; free practice session 8.30-8.45pm. Improvers 8.45-9.30pm. £5 a session or £6 for two sessions per person/evening. 07722 040 483.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane. 6.30-7.30pm. Dancin’ Fit. £4. Call 07979 800 299.

EVENTS

COWPLAIN: Borrow Centre, London Road. 1.30-3.30pm. Take your own knitting or embroidery and have tea, cake and a chat. Carole on (023) 9261 5916.

SOUTHSEA: Library, 19-21 Palmerston Road. 2-4pm. Relax with colouring. For adults. Drop-in, all materials provided.

STAMSHAW: Stamshaw and Tipner Community Centre, Wilson Road. 10am-12pm. Carers meeting group which meets on first Monday of each month to relax over a cuppa. E-mail stamshawcarers@outlook.com.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings by The Hilsea Art Group (see Friday).

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, The Gallery, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Drawn to Nature (see Saturday).

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East St, PO9 1BS. 10am-5.30pm. Cicatrix . The Scar of a Healed Wound (see Saturday). PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square,PO1 2AB. 9am-5pm. The Isle of Wight Festival Exhibition (see Friday).

WALKS & TALKS

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

NORTH END: Meet at The Learning Place, Derby Road. 12.15pm. Group walk to Stamshaw foreshore. Not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs. (023) 9268 8390.

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

SOUTHSEA: Canoe Lake, meet at memorial where buses terminate. 1pm. Canoe Lake group walk. Slow, short 30-min walk. (023) 9268 8390.

TuesDAY

COFFEE

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

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Catholic Church hall, South Place. 10am-1pm. Coffee, cake and lunch Tuesdays. In aid of Lee-on-the-Solent charities.

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

DANCING

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

PORTSMOUTH: The Box, 235-237 Commercial Road. 6.30-7.30pm. Jedha Fit Street Dance Class.
dmon_tis@hotmail.com.

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

EVENTS

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church Hall, Osborn Road. 7pm for 7.30pm. Solent Fuchsia Club. Ray Brooks presents Growing and Showing Dahlias. £1. All welcome. solentfuchsia.co.uk.

HAVANT: Avenue Lawn Tennis and Squash Club, PO9 2RS. 7pm. Bridge club. New members wanted. Beginners are welcome but some knowledge and experience of bridge is necessary. No need to take a partner. 01243 372718 or e-mail angela.nigel.peake@gmail.com.

HAVANT: Saint Faith’s Church Hall, The Pallant. 7.30-9.30pm. Solent Male Voice Choir meeting. The choir is seeking new members. Go along and sit in. David Stretton (023) 9245 3634.

HAVANT: Havant Methodist Church. 7.30-10pm. Spirit of the South Chorus. Drop-in evening. New musical director needed with experience of working with a group of singers (preferrably a cappella or four-part harmony). Call Joy on (023) 92641997 or Sandra on (023) 92451220 for more information.

PORTCHESTER: Community centre, Westlands Grove. 1.30-3.30pm. Variety Club. Every Tuesday. £2.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm Transferences – Sidney Nolan in Britain (see Saturday).

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings by The Hilsea Art Group (see Saturday).

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, The Gallery, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Drawn to Nature (see Saturday).

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East St. 10am-5.30pm. Cicatrix (see Saturday).

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square,PO1 2AB. 9am-5pm. The Isle of Wight Festival Exhibition (see Friday).

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, 121 High Street. 11am-5pm. Assimilations by Agata Wojcieszkiewicz (see Friday).

STAGE

PORTSMOUTH: Wymering Manor, Old Wymering Lane, PO6 3NL. 7.30pm. The Hollow (see Monday).

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Meet Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw foreshore group walk with views of Portchester Castle. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Brisk lunchtime group walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. (023) 9268 8390.

WEDNesDAY

COFFEE

PORTSMOUTH: Scout Headquarters, Paignton Avenue. 10am. 54th Portsmouth Scout Group coffee morning.

PORTSMOUTH: Central Library, Guildhall Walk. 10am-12pm. Macmillan Coffee Morning for anyone affected by cancer.

SOUTHSEA: Church of Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 2-4pm. The Natterjacks. Chat and tea. (023) 9268 8390.

DANCING

FAREHAM: Sarisbury Green Community Centre, The Green. 8-10pm. 50/50 ballroom and sequence dancing. Singles welcome. No experience necessary. £2.50. 01489 573114.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane, PO14 2PP. 7-8pm. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

EVENTS

CATHERINGTON: Catherington Village Hall. 7.30pm. Horndean Camera Club. Meets every Wednesday.Speakers, internal and external competitions, and home evenings where members show their expertise in photographic techniques and post-processing. horndeancameraclub.org.uk

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Social Club, Spur Road. 7.30pm. 55 Social Club Skittles Night. Open to anyone over 55. £2.

COSHAM: Cosham Library, Spur Road. 10.30am-12.30pm. Mess at the Museum. A group for ex-service personnel and civilians talk about life in the services and life for civilians during conflict. (023) 9284 1762.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church Fratton Road. 12pm. Noon Mass and charity lunch. Money raised will support the bishop’s Lent appeal. (023) 9281 4444.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant. 10am-5pm Transferences – Sidney Nolan in Britain (see Saturday).

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, The Gallery. 10am-5pm. Drawn to Nature (see Saturday).

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East St, PO9 1BS. 10am-5.30pm. Cicatrix (see Saturday).

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, PO1 3BF. 11am-4pm. Countless (see Friday).

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings by The Hilsea Art Group (see Saturday).

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9am-5pm. The Isle of Wight Festival Exhibition (see Friday).

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, 121 High Street. 11am-5pm. Assimilations by Agata Wojcieszkiewicz (see Friday). GIGS

FAREHAM: Park Gate Royal British Legion, Brook Lane, Sarisbury Green. 8-10.30pm. Clive New Big Band. Free. (023) 9269 3988.

GOSPORT: Gosport & Fareham Rugby Club, Dolphin Crescent. 8-10.30pm. Panama Cafe Orchestra. £7 members, £10 non-members. gosportjazz.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road. 8pm. Broadside Folk Club. Acoustic, singaround in turn format. Piano available. All welcome.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. South Downe Musical Society presents Calamity Jane. £14-£12. Box office 01329 231942 or fernehamhall.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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

PORTSMOUTH: Meet Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton foreshore group walk. Short walk to pond, long walk to Milton foreshore. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at King George V playing fields car park, Northern Road. 2pm. New route around Lido and Wakeboarding park. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet Canoe Lake Cafe, St Helen’s Parade. 10.30am.Canoe Lake/Southsea group walk through rose and rock gardens. (023) 9268 8390.


Workshops
PORTSMOUTH: Aspex, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-12pm. Mini-makers. A world of colour and creativity for those aged five and below. Each session starts with a story before the children, along with parents/carers, are invited to try a range of arts activities. £3 per child. No need to book. (023) 9277 8080.

THURSDAY

COFFEE

NORTH END: The Learning Place, Derby Road. 10am-12pm. North End Allsorts. Go along for a chat and a cuppa and meet new people. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Methodist Church, Albert Road. 10am-12pm. Thursday Chat and Tea Club. (023) 9268 8390.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Alverbank Hotel, Alverstoke. 8-11pm. Salsa class. Beginners’ and improvers’ lessons. £6. 07979 800 299.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane. 9.30-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

EVENTS

COPNOR: Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 11.30am-1.30pm. Lunch Club. £5. (023) 9261 7890.

EASTNEY: Community centre, Bransbury Park, Bransbury Road. 4.15-6.15pm. Abstract Dance and Performing Arts classes. For children 5-11 years. 07708 720 711.

FARLINGTON: St Andrew’s Church hall, Havant Road. 7pm. Farlington Garden Club monthly meeting. Non- member £1. Speaker’s subject: aquatics.

GOSPORT: Elson Library, Chantry Road. 3.30-4.30pm. Krafty Kids-Easter. Make a card for Easter, decorate an egg, make a pompom chick and an Easter wooden spoon. Suitable for ages 5-10. Parents/carers must remain. Free. (023) 9252 4608.

PORTCHESTER: Community centre. 9.30-11am. Teeny Tots Freeflow Play Session. £2.50 per family.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 12pm. Charity lunch in aid of bishop’s Lent appeal. (023) 9281 4444.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-8pm Transferences – Sidney Nolan in Britain. Focussing on the artist’s time living and working in Britain, and brings together works that reveal recurring themes such as Australian history and literature, mythology, and the tragic hero/anti-hero. Call 01243 774 557 or visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings by The Hilsea Art Group. Exhibition organised by League Of Friends. Admission free. Call (023) 9238 7284. Weekend opening is according to the availablity of volunteers. Volunteers wanted.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, The Gallery, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Drawn to Nature. Come and enjoy the work of three talented local artists inspired by nature. Call 01962 678140 or visit www.hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk for more information.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East St, PO9 1BS. 10am-5.30pm. “Cicatrix .. The Scar of a Healed Wound”. Cicatrix is a WW1 centenary project incorporating installation, film, drawing and sound. The work shows alternative insights into the WW1 aftermath. Entry is free during The Spring’s standard opening hours.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, PO1 3BF. 11am-4pm. Countless. Come along and view work by Maya Ramsey. This includes twenty-nine rubbings from the graves of migrants who died at sea whilst trying to reach Europe, and includes photographic images and video footage from the cemetereries plus other various works from her Walk Talk series. Call (023) 9277 8080 or visit www.aspex.co.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square,PO1 2AB. 9am-5pm. The Isle of Wight Festival Exhibition, 1968,1969,1970. Come along and see this captivating exhibition which includes some of the captivating images of artists, fans and behind the scenes drams, reliving some of the greatests music gatherings of all time. Tickets £3, concessions £2. (Please call 02393 870200 before you visit as opening times are subject to change).

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, 121 High Street, PO1 2HW. 11am-5pm. Assimilations by Agata Wojcieszkiewicz. This exhibition refers to the many processes that the artist and others like her, have to undergo in life as immigrants, in her case from Poland. (Opening hours may change-please check in advance). Call (023) 9229 7053 or visit www.jackhousegallery.co.uk for more information.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No.6 Cinema, Boathouse 6,Portsmouth Historic Dockyard PO1 3LJ. 7pm . Sweet Dreams (12A). A woman assists a man who suffers from unresolved issues over the death of his mother when he was a young boy. Call 074 3502 9408 or visit www.no6cinema.co.uk for more information..

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, PO4 9PN. 7pm-late. Broken-mic night. hosted by Jay Groovara on Stage @ The RMA.All welcome – solo artists, duos and bands. Bands need to book in advance. Full PA supplied plus video streaming. Call (023) 9282 0896 or visit rmatavern.co.uk for more information.

MARKETS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Baptist Church Hall, North Street, PO10 7BY. 10am-12pm. Emsworth Country Market. With cakes, savouries, preserves, fresh local meat, eggs, plants and crafts. Refreshments available.

WATERLOOVILE: St George’s Church Hall, St George’s Walk, PO7 7EH. 9.30am-11.30am. St George’s Market. Come along to purchase some home produced crafts, jewellery, cards, cakes, plants, preserves, honey and eggs. Tea and coffee also available.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road, PO16 7DB. 7.30pm. South Downe Musical Society present Calamity Jane. Come along and see the Wild West’s most famous heroine in a rip-roaring musical. Tickets £14-£12. Call the Box Office on 01329 231942 or visit www.fernehamhall.co.uk for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

HILSEA: Meet in Scott Road car park, off Military Road. 10.30am. Hilsea Lines group walk. Uneven footpaths take you around ‘Foxes Forest’ where there is an abundance of wildlife. New walkers need to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Walks take place regardless of the weather. Call (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

HILSEA: Meet at the Mountbatten Centre entrance of Alexandra Park. 6.30pm. Group walk. The flat, paved circular route follows the shore line along the pedestrian footpath up to Hilsea Lido and back. New walkers need to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Walks take place regardless of the weather. Call (023) 9284 1762 for information.