What’s on from Friday, November 10 to Thursday, November 16

South Downe Musical Society is celebrating its 60th anniversary at the Kings Theatre in Southsea. Picture: Paul Jacobs (151682-44)

What’s on for the week ahead

FRIDAY

DANCING

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 11.30am-12.30pm. FiftyFifty. Creative dance for people aged 50 and above. 07708 720711 / AbstractDPA.com.

EVENTS

COPNOR: St Albans Church Hall, Copnor Rd. 10am-12pm. Breatheeasy Southsea Big Breakfast Morning. Reasonably priced breakfasts in aid of British Lung Foundation.

COSHAM: Memory Lane, 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.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West St. 9.30am-5pm. Oil paintings by Richard Ashworth. Free.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 12-5pm. Never ever, ever After – First Editions. The book cover designs of fabled writer Kid Freeman. jackhousegallery.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Coastguard Studio, Montague House, Clarendon Rd. 7-11.30pm. Been There Done That. Charity exhibition of the late Keith Brand’s travel photography. Free entry, £5 suggested donation in aid of Kidney Research UK.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Sorcerer (15). Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle. no6cinema.co.uk.

FIREWORKS

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 6-9pm. Palmerston Road Fireworks Display, incuding the official Christmas lights switch-on.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esp. 7pm. From The Jam. Featuring original Jam member Bruce Foxton along with Russell Hastings. £24.75. pyramids-live.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Rd. 8pm. Wire. Post-punk legends celebrate the 40th anniversary of debut record Pink Flag, with support from Merlin Tonto. £14.50. (023) 9229 3301 / wedgewood-rooms.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Rd. 8pm. Non-stop ’70s/’80s. (023) 9282 0896 / rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Rd. 9pm. Skunk Funk. Funk rock/sax band. facebook.com/GoldenEagleSouthsea.

MARKETS

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

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Rd. 7.30pm. The Spitfire Sisters. 1940s three-part harmony cover group singing hits from the Andrews and Boswell Sisters. £14, concessions £13. 01329 223100 / ashcroft.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 8pm. Luke Jermay : Sixth Sense. Be amazed by Jermay’s incredible mind-reading abilities. £12.50, concessions £11.25. thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: The Station Theatre, Station Rd. 7.30pm. Shakespeare: The Loose Canon & Harlequinade. Southsea Shakespeare Actors present a comedy double bill to celebrate their 70th birthday. £10, children/concessions £8. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. Diamond Showstoppers. A compilation from 60 years of South Downe Musical Society. £12.50-£16. (023) 9282 8282 / kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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

SATURDAY

COFFEE

PORTSEA: St Faith’s Church , Crasswell St. 10am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, chat and cakes in aid of a local charity. (023) 9282 7322.

CONCERTS

PORTSEA: St George’s Church, St George’s Sq. 7.30pm. Remembrance Day Concert. Portsmouth Festival Choir performs Mozart’s Requiem. £12, concessions £10, students free. portsmouthfestivalchoir.co.uk.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Discovery Centre, High St. 11am-12pm. Oi Frog / Oi Dog Storytime Special. Stories, funny rhymes and craft activities to celebrate National Tongue Twister Day. For children aged three to 10. Free, booking required.

GOSPORT: Diving Museum, Stokes Bay Rd. 11.30am-1pm. Red Hat Knitters. Knit a traditional divers red hat which to be sold in the Museum shop. Free. (023) 9260 2260 / familiesonline.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre and Hayling Seafront. 10.30am-4.30pm. Hayling Railway Steam Train and Model Railway Event. A wide variety of model railway layouts, heritage and model railway trade stands, plus steam-hauled passenger trains on the Hayling Railway.

PORTCHESTER: Royal Armouries, Portsdown Hill Rd. 11am. Commemorative Gun Firings. Firing of the fort’s 18-pounder followed by two minutes silence for Armistice Day.

stamshaw: Stamshaw and Tipner Community Centre, Wilson Rd. 7pm. Medium Show. Presented by Olive Teal and Linda Bennett. £6.50.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 12-3.30pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West St. 9.30am-1pm. Oil paintings by Richard Ashworth. Free.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 12-5pm. Never ever, ever After – First Editions. See today.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. North by Northwest (PG). A New York ad exec is mistaken for a government agent and pursued across the country. no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Rd. 9pm. Mickey Kemp Band. (023) 9282 0896 / rmatavern.co.uk.

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

MARKETS

ALVERSTOKE: St Mary’s Parish Centre, Green Rd. 10.30am-2.30pm. Christmas Handmakers Market. Get gifts for all the family including crafts, cakes and local produce. Free. fromthecraftbox.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: St John’s Hall, Redhill Rd. 10am-4pm. Contrasts Contemporary Jewellery Fair. £2. contrastsjewelleryfair.co.uk.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: The Station Theatre, Station Rd. 7.30pm. Shakespeare: The Loose Canon & Harlequinade. See today.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 2.30 / 7.30pm. Diamond Showstoppers. See today.

WALKS & TALKS

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

PORTSMOUTH: The Royal Naval Club & Royal Albert Yacht Club, Pembroke Rd. 2pm. The Jutland & HMS Hampshire Centenary Events on Orkney. The Society for Nautical Research (South) presents a talk by John Bingeman and David Baynes, preceeded by AGM. (023) 9283 1461.

SUNDAY

CONCERTS

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 3pm. Miller Plays the Musicals. The Astor Big Band, Singers and Chorus from the Portsmouth Players present a host of big band hits from the Glenn Miller Era. (023) 9282 8282 / kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

DANCING

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

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Ln. 1.30-4pm. Sunday Tea Dance. 50/50 social ballroom, Latin American and sequence. All standards welcome. £3, includes tea and coffee. 07980 058 310 / ballroomrazzamatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Community Centre, Wootton St. 10am-3.30pm. Autumn Indoor Transport Fair. View the Model Bus Federation display including photographs, models, DVDs and books. £1.50, under-14s free). vtransportgroup@btinternet.com.

fareham: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Rd. 10.30am-4pm. Antique and Collectors Fair. £2. 07747 604541 / emmottpromotions.co.uk.

HAVANT: Calvary Chapel, Barncroft Primary School, Park Ln. 10.30am-12.30pm. Worship, The Word and Communion. A service of encouragement and worship. Sunday school and creche available. 07879 130 499 / calvaryportsmouth.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre and Hayling Seafront. 10.30am-4.30pm. Hayling Railway Steam Train and Model Railway Event. See Saturday.

SOUTHSEA: Salvation Army, Southsea Citadel, Albert Rd. 6pm. Service of Remembrance with the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Portsmouth, pupils from Portsmouth High School and St John’s College Salvationist musicians. salvationarmy.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 12-3.30pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

GIGS

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

MARKETS

HAYLING ISLAND: Eaststoke Community Hall, Wheatlands Ave. 10am-3pm. Market and car boot. Hot drinks and food available. Free, table hire £8. (023) 9246 5263.

PORT SOLENT: Waterside. 11am-5pm. Waterside Market. Browse a wonderful selection of stalls from unique hand-crafted items to delicious cakes.

WALKS & TALKS

MILTON: Meet at the Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore group walk through uneven footpaths to the shore. (023) 9284 1762.

MONDAY

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. diddidance.com.

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

GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Rd. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.50, includes tea and biscuits.

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre, Station Rd. 7-8pm. Ballroom and latin absolute beginners class. £6. 07505 191596 / dancerevival.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Devonshire Avenue Baptist Church Hall. 7.30-9.30pm. Ballroom and Latin dance classes with Instep Dance Club. £5 per session / £6 for two sessions per person/evening. 07722 040 483.

EVENTS

BUCKLAND: Community Centre, Malins Rd. 10.30am-12.45pm / 4-7pm. JCPF Spiritual Healing Clinic. Free, donations welcome. 07756 852 918 / popinclinic@jcpf.co.uk.

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.

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

fratton: Community Centre, Trafalgar Pl. 10.30am-12pm. New Age Kurling for the over-60s. £3. (023) 9278 0500.

fratton: Portsmouth Academy, St Mary’s Rd. 7.15-9.15pm. Portsmouth Festival Choir. Join this mixed choir of all ages to sing beautiful music in a companionable atmosphere. First term free. (023) 9247 0532 / portsmouthfestivalchoir.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 7.30pm. Havant Light Opera rehearsal. Sing a variety of musical theatre. Looking new singers and backstage workers. 01243 574 535.

HILSEA: Mountbatten Centre, Alexandra Park, Alex Way. 12-3pm. Badminton for 50+. Fun games, not league standard. £5. (023) 9320 0401.

PORTCHESTER: Community Centre, West St. 1-3pm. JCPF Spiritual Healing Clinic. 07586 887 181 / popinclinic@jcpf.co.uk.

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

WIDLEY: Christ Church Hall, London Rd. 1.30-3pm. Reflections Entertainment Group. Seeking new members to perform to associations, parties, day centres and more. Ability to read music not essential. (023) 9242 0070.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West St. 9.30am-5pm. Oil paintings by Richard Ashworth. Free.

WALKS & TALKS

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

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

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

SOUTHSEA: Meet at Canoe Lake memorial. 1pm. Group walk. Slow short 30 minute 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.

CONCERTS

COSHAM: Baptist Church, Havant Rd. 7.15pm. Chris Stanbury. The Cosham Keyboard and Music Club presnts Chris playing a variety of music for all to enjoy. £5, members £4. (023) 9237 6313.

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, includes tea and biscuits.

EVENTS

BRIDGEMARY: Methodist Church, Prideaux-Brune Ave. 11.45am-2.30pm. Lunch Club. Enjoy a freshly cooked two-course meal with tea or coffee and an activity afterwards. £4. 01329 234 409.

COSHAM: St Philip’s Church, Hawthorn Crescent, 7.30-10pm. Havant Pitchpipers. Join this choir which performs at various events in the area. Seeking new members of any age or ability. pitchpipers.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Methodist Church Hall, Kings Rd. 7.30pm. Solent Sounds Ladies Chorus rehearsal. Try some a capella singing with the chorus. First four weeks free, £1 per week after. 01489 891832 / solentsoundschorus.org.

HAVANT: St Francis Church, Riders Ln. 7.30-9.30pm. Staunton Park Genealogy Group meeting. New members welcome. thestauntoninfo.org.

HAVANT: Methodist Church. 7.30-10pm. Spirit of the South Chorus drop-in evening. New musical director required. (023) 9264 1997 / (023) 9245 1220.

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.

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

SOUTHSEA: St Swithun’s Church Hall, Waverley Rd. 2.30pm. Dickens Fellowship AGM. With Bring & Buy Sale and discussion of the fellowship’s book of the year, Pickwick Papers. (023) 9266 4205.

STAMSHAW: Stamshaw and Tipner Community Centre, Wilson Rd. 7.30-8.30pm. New Yoga Class for Beginners. £5. 07766753638 / portsmouthyogaandmassage.co.uk.

TITCHFIELD: Community Centre, Mill St. 9.30am. Titchfield Abbey WI meeting. Meet other members to find out about activities including book and gardening clubs and trips to the theatre and places of interest.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 12-5pm. Never ever, ever After – First Editions. See today.

GIGS

portsmouth: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm. Purple Rain. A world-class celebration of the life, legacy and music of Prince performed by an eight-piece live band. £25.25. 0844 847 2362 / portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

ALVERSTOKE: Brodrick Hall, Clayhall Rd. 7.30-9.30pm. Scrap Happy Quilters: Suitcase collection from the Modern Quilt. £3.50, members free. 01329 231790.

BUCKLAND: Meet at Buckland Community Centre, Malins Rd. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore group walk with views of Portchester Castle. (023) 9268 8390. EASTNEY: Meet at Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 1pm. Short park-to-park walk. Take a slow stroll to the café at Milton Community Centre. (023) 9268 8390.

EASTNEY: Meet at Eastney Esplanade Coffee Cup Cafe. 2pm. Moderate walk to Clarence Pier Coffee Cup. (023) 9268 8390.

HAVANT: Library, Elm Ln. 7.30pm. Patagonia and Beyond. Marie Weir gives a photographic presentation exploring the wildlife and landscapes of Patagonia. (023) 9248 4945 / hants.gov.uk/shop.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Park Building, University of Portsmouth. 7-8.30pm. The 1917 Russian Revolution: How Lenin took Power. The Historical Association Portsmouth presents a talk by Paul Flenley. £1, members free. judewise1@googlemail.com.

WEDNESDAY

DANCING

COWPLAIN: Social Club. 7.30-10pm. Social Dancing. 50/50 ballroom, Latin American and sequence. £2. All standards welcome. 07980 058 310 / ballroomrazzamatazz.co.uk.

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

FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Anne’s Grove. 7.30-9.30pm. Line Dancing beginners class.01329 315641 / 07710 491511 / urbanlinedance.co.uk.

SARISBURY GREEN: Community Centre, The Green. 8-10pm. 50/50 ballroom and sequence dancing. Singles welcome. £2.50, includes tea and biscuits. 01489 573114.

WALLINGTON: Village Hall. 8.30-10pm. Ballroom and Latin social practice night. £6, includes tea/coffee. 07505 191 596 / dancerevival.co.uk.

EVENTS

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

FRATTON: Community Centre, Trafalgar Pl. 10am-12pm. Arts and crafts for the over-60s. £3. (023) 9278 0500.

WIDLEY: Christchurch Hall, London Rd. 7.45pm. Solent City Chorus. Looking for male members. 07796 136487 / singingportsmouth.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West St. 9.30am-5pm. Oil paintings by Richard Ashworth. Free.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 12-5pm. Never ever, ever After – First Editions. See today.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Rugby Club, Dolphin Crescent. 8-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club presents Chris Walker’s Pedigree Jazz Band. £10, members £7. (023) 9269 3988 / gosportjazz.org.uk.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm. The War On Drugs. American indie rock band tour in support of new album A Deeper Understanding, with support from The Barr Brothers. £29. 0844 847 2362 / portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

COPNOR: Meet at The Stacey Centre, Walsall Rd. 10.30am. Baffins Pond / Milton Foreshore group walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond, long walk to Milton foreshore. (023) 9268 8390.

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

portsmouth: Richmond Building, University of Portsmouth. 7pm. Listening to Einstien’s Universe with Gravitational Waves. Talk by Martin Hendry. £1.50, students free. port.ac.uk/physsoc.

SOUTHSEA: Meet outside Canoe Lake Cafe, St Helen’s Parade. 10.30am. Canoe Lake / Southsea seafront group walk. (023) 9268 8390.

WORKSHOPS

HORNDEAN: Blendworth Holy Trinity Church, PO8 0AB. 7.30pm. Advent A Cappella five-week workshop. Female singers wanted for festive charity choir performance at Gunwharf Quays. £4 per week. Call 07878 407420 / adventacappella@yahoo.com.

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

THURSDAY

CLASSES

BUCKLAND: Community Centre, Malins Rd. New Beginners Yoga Class. Suitable for all ages and abilities. £3.50. 07766 753 638.

COFFEE

BRIDGEMARY: Methodist Church, Prideaux-Brune Ave. 12.45-3pm. Afternoon Club. Enjoy a light lunch and tea and cakes with entertainment and activities. £3. 01329 234 409.

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

CONCERTS

FRATTON: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Rd. 7.30pm. Royal Marines School of Music. (023) 9282 2687.

DANCING

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

CROFTON: Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 9.30-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 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.

STUBBINGTON: Methodist Church Hall, Mays Ln. 9.30am-12.30pm. Line Dancing combined class. 01329 315641 / 07710 491511 / urbanlinedance.co.uk.

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

EVENTS

COPNOR: The Stacey Centre, Walsall Rd. 11.30am-1.30pm. Lunch Club. A fresh, homemade two-course lunch, tea and coffee, raffle ticket and a game of bingo or 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.

FRATTON: Community Centre, Trafalgar Pl. 10.30am-12pm. Singing for Wellbeing. A fun, easy singing session for people aged 60 and above. £3. (023) 9278 0500.

FRATTON: Community Centre, Trafalgar Pl. 2-4pm. Friendship Club for the over-60s. £3. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTCHESTER: Community Centre. 9.30-11am. Teeny Tots Freeflow Play Session. £2.50 per family, includes refreshments.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George St. 12pm. Charity Lunch. £2.30. (023) 9282 2687.

SOUTHSEA: St James’ Church Hall, Milton Rd. 11am. Singercise. A seated fun activity session to music for older and disabled people to help improve fitness. Tea and chat after. £2.50. 07754 528 814.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West St. 9.30am-5pm. Oil paintings by Richard Ashworth. Free.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 12-5pm. Never ever, ever After – First Editions. See today.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard. 4.15pm. Victoria and Abdul.(PG). Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with young Indian clerk Abdul Karim. no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Rd. 7pm-12am. Broken-mic night hosted by Jay Groovara. Bands need to book in advance. (023) 9282 0896 / rmatavern.co.uk.

MARKETS

EMSWORTH: Baptist Church Hall, North St. 10am-11.30am. Emsworth Country Market. With cakes, savouries, preserves, fresh local meat, eggs, plants and crafts. Refreshments available.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, St George’s Walk. 9.30-11.30am. St George’s Market. With home-produced crafts, jewellery, cards, cakes, plants, preserves, honey and eggs.

STAGE

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East St. 7.30pm. Death of a Salesman. Presented by The Bench Theatre Company. £9.50, £7.50 concessions. (023) 9247 2700.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 10am-12pm. Company of Elders. Discover your love for the theatre with this drama group for people aged 60 and above. (023) 9283 8370.

TOURS

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 1pm / 2.30pm. Theatre Tours. £5. groundlings.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HILSEA: United Reformed Church, North St. 7.30pm. State of Terror – How Terrorism created Modern Israel. Talk by author Tom Suarez. flintoftjenifer@yahoo.co.uk.

HILSEA: Meet in Scott Road car park, off Military Rd. 10.30am. Hilsea Lines group walk. Uneven footpaths take you around Foxes Forest where there is an abundance of wildlife. (023) 9268 8390.

HILSEA: Meet at the Mountbatten Centre entrance of Alexandra Park. 6.30pm. Group walk. Flat, paved circular route follows the shore line up to Hilsea Lido and back. (023) 9284 8390.

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