Whats on from Friday, February 26 – Thursday, March 3, 2016

Have afternoon tea with author Lottie Moggach tomorrow
Have afternoon tea with author Lottie Moggach tomorrow
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Today

BOOKS
SOUTHSEA: Southsea Library, 19-21 Palmerston Road. 12pm-3pm. Meet Dawn Nelson. No ticket required. Dawn is a local writer and author of the Blake Hetherington Mysteries. Visit portsmouthbookfest.co.uk.

COFFEE

GOSPORT: Elson Library, 136 Chantry Road, PO12 4NG. 10am-11am. Hot Topic! Diabetes. With guest speaker is Raymond Hale, from Diabetes UK Fareham & Gosport. He will talk about diabetes and how to manage it. Tea/coffee for 20p. Free. Turn up. Call (023) 9252 4608. 
EVENTS
FAREHAM: Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove, PO16 9AD. 11.15am-12.30pm. Table tennis.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, PO1 3LA. 10.30am-12pm (5 and under) & 1pm-2pm (birth to crawling). Cabin Club. Interactive session for young visitors. With storytelling, arts and crafts, singing and gallery exploration. Book in advance, £1 per child. Call (023) 9272 7587.
EXHIBITIONS
COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Exhibition by the Havelock Painting Group. Free. Call (023) 9238 7284.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Collected through Love: The Michael Woodford Bequest. A group of prints, drawings and books from collector Michael Woodford, a former rubbish collector and school caretaker with a passion for art. Visit pallant.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Interventions. Fine Art students from Northbrook College have created a series of imaginative site-specific artworks in locations within the historic town house of Pallant House Gallery. Visit pallant.org.uk.

HAVANT: Nineveh, 11 The Pallant. 10am-3pm. A Sense of Space and Place. An exhibition about memories, exploring the way people visualise the places and events they have experienced. Call 07528 130021.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street. 10am-5.30pm. Life on Hayling Island during WW1. Exhibition by Hayling Island U3A.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9am-5pm. The Portsmouth Music Experience Exhibition. Music in Portsmouth since the 1950s: ‘Rock Shots, 50 years of Music Photography in Portsmouth’ and, ‘From Landport to Live Aid’. Free. Call (023) 9387 0200.PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. From 1946 to today. With iconic objects, memorabilia, merchandise, clips and images. With interactives for kids. Free admission. Visit portsmouthcitymuseums.co.ukv

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, 121 High Street, PO1 2HW. 11am-6pm. Dockies. Artworks by John Green inspired by Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Call (023) 9229 7053.

GIGS
HAVANT: The Curlew, Petersfield Road, PO9 2HU. 9pm. Splitscreen radio.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, PO4 9PN. 7pm until late. Sounds of the 70s.Call (023) 9282 0896.

SOUTHSEA: The Auckland Arms, Netley Road, PO5 3NB. 8.30pm. The Eric Ash Band. Jazz beats. Call (023) 9278 0860.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. Kent Duchaine. Authentic delta slideblues. Call (023) 9282 1658.
MARKETS

FAREHAM: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane, PO14 2PP. 9am-12pm. Stubbington Country Market.

WALKS & TALKS
FARLINGTON: Meet in second car park at Farlington Marshes. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes walk. Sturdy shoes for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. Call (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at the Pyramids Centre. 10.30am. Seafront walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. Call (023) 9268 8390 for more information. 


Tomorrow

BOOKS
PORTSMOUTH: Third Floor, Portsmouth Central Library, Guildhall Walk, PO1 2DX. 11am. Self-Publishing with Pentangle Press. £3. Visit portsmouthbookfest.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Third Floor, Portsmouth Central Library, Guildhall Walk, PO1 2DX. 2pm. Afternoon tea with Lottie Moggach. £6, includes tea and cake. Visit portsmouthbookfest.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Library, 19-21 Palmerston Road. 12pm-3pm. Meet author Jane Cable. No ticket required. Visit portsmouthbookfest.co.uk.
CONCERTS
PORTSMOUTH: John Pounds Memorial Church, High Street, PO1 2HW. 7pm. Concert for Palestine. All proceeds to Medical Aid for Palestinians. £8, £6 concessions. Bring your own drinks (pub close by). flintoftjenifer@yahoo.co.uk.
DANCING
CHICHESTER: Mundham Village Hall. 8pm. Dance. Donna Wylde. With a singer from Wales. £5.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Road, 7pm-11.45pm. Free style jive to live music – Berni Woods and DJ Mr Zodiac 59. Visit southcoastrocknroll.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, PO3 5XT. 7.30pm-10.30pm. 50/50 Ballroom, latin and sequence dancing. No bar – take your own drinks but there’ll be refreshments. Ample parking. Call 07980 058310 or visit ballroomrazzamatazz.co.uk.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 7.30pm-11pm. 78 Club 50/50 dance. Admission £6 for members, £7 for non-members.
EVENTS
DRAYTON: St Colman’s Church Hall, PO6 2JJ. 7.30pm. Quiz night with a fish and chip supper. Call (023) 9237 6151 for ticket prices. Teams of up to eight are allowed. Take your own drinks.

HAVANT: Meet at Havant Leisure Centre, Civic Centre Road, PO9 2AY. 9.30am. Ladies cycle ride to Emsworth and Prinsted. A 10 mile ride with a social cafe stop. Places are free but must be booked at breezebikerides.com.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre, Milton Road, PO3 6DW. 10am-4pm. Open day. Find out more about the centre’s services. Visit stmarystreatmentcentre.nhs.uk/open-day.
EXHIBITIONS
COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 12pm-3.30pm. Exhibition by the Havelock Painting Group. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Collected through Love: The Michael Woodford Bequest. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Interventions. See ‘Today’ for full details.

HAVANT: Nineveh, 11 The Pallant. 10am-2pm. A Sense of Space and Place. See ‘Today’ for full details.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street. 10am-4pm. Life on Hayling Island during WW1. Exhibition by Hayling Island U3A.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9am-2pm. The Portsmouth Music Experience Exhibition. See ‘Today’ for full details.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. See ‘Today’ for full details.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, 121 High Street, PO1 2HW. 11am-6pm. Dockies. See ‘Today’ for full details.

GIGS
FAREHAM: Club V, Cams Alders Recreation Ground, PO14 1DJ. 8pm. Live blues. With The Robin Bibi Band. £10. Tickets from bluetouchlive.com.
GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, GU26 6TZ. 7.30pm. Edwina Hayes. Advance adult tickets £12, under 16s £6. Call Des O’Byrne on 01428 607096.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. Doghouse. Rock party night. Call (023) 9282 1658.
STAGE
SOUTHSEA: The Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. House of Burlesque. Tickets £15.50 and £13.50. Visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS
HILSEA: Meet at the Blue Lagoon, London Road, PO2 9RP. 10.30am. Hilsea Lido walk. Call (023) 9284 1762.
WORKSHOPS
PORTSMOUTH: The Makers’ Merchant, 1 Cornwall Road. 10.30am-1pm. 3D Mother’s Day card. £12. Visit makersmerchant.com.

sunday
EVENTS

DENMEAD: All Saints Church Hall, Hambledon Road, PO7 6NN. 12.30pm. Three course Sunday lunch. Denmead Rowans Support Group. Includes a glass of wine. Tickets £13. Call (023) 9225 7565.

FAREHAM: Portchester Community School, White Hart Lane, PO16 9BD. 8am. Table top sale. Admission 20p per adult. Call (023) 9236 4399.
EXHIBITIONS
COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 12pm-3.30pm. Exhibition by the Havelock Painting Group. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Collected through Love: The Michael Woodford Bequest. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 11am-5pm. Interventions. See ‘Today’ for full details.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street. 10am-4pm. Life on Hayling Island during WW1. Exhibition by Hayling Island U3A.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. See ‘Today’ for full details.

GIGS
PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road. 5pm. Tangerine Tantrum.

SOUTHSEA: The Auckland Arms, Netley Road, PO5 3NB. 3pm & 8pm. Robin Bibi at 3pm, Helene! At 8pm. Call (023) 9278 0860.
STAGE
SOUTHSEA: The Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2pm. Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Tickets £12, Children £9, family of four £36. Visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS
MILTON: Meet at The Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton foreshore. A brisk walk over the uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. Call (023) 9268 8390.


monday

DANCING
GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea dance. Admission £2.50 including tea and biscuits. 
STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane, PO14 2PP. 6.30pm-7.30pm. Dancin’ Fit. £4. Call 07979 800299.
EVENTS
COPNOR: North End Baptist Church, Powerscourt Road. 10am-12pm. Copnor Coffee Club. A group for those aged 50 and over. Call (023) 9268 8705.

COSHAM: Cosham Library, Spur Road. 2pm-4pm. Craft Group. A group for those aged 50 and over. Call (023) 9268 8705.

COWPLAIN: The Borrow Centre, London Road, PO8 8DB. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Crafty Needles Club. £2.50 per session. Call (023) 9261 5916.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-12.45pm or 4pm-8pm. Spiritual Healing Clinic. No appointment necessary. Free. Call (023) 9269 3169.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Library, 19-21 Palmerston Road. 2pm-4pm. Relax with Colouring. For adults. Research has found that colouring-in is a great way to beat stress, it also aids relaxation. Drop-in, all materials are provided.
EXHIBITIONS
COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Exhibition by the Havelock Painting Group. See ‘Today’ for full details.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9am-5pm. The Portsmouth Music Experience Exhibition. See ‘Today’ for full details.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street. 10am-5.30pm. Life on Hayling Island during WW1. Exhibition by Hayling Island U3A.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. See ‘Today’ for full details.

GIGS
SOUTHSEA: The Auckland Arms, Netley Road, PO5 3NB. 8pm. Pompey Pluckers uke session. Call (023) 9278 0860.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. 8.30pm. Alleycats. Open-mic night. Call (023) 9282 1658.

WALKS & TALKS
FRATTON: Meet at The Bridge Centre, Fratton, 10.30am. Victoria Park walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. Call (023) 9268 8390.

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

SOUTHSEA: Canoe Lake, Memorial where the buses terminate. 1pm. Short Canoe Lake walk. Slow short walk of 30 minutes. Call (023) 9268 8390.

Tuesday
BOOKS
PORTSMOUTH: Third Floor, Portsmouth Central Library, Guildhall Walk, PO1 2DX. 3.30pm. Words That Move. Set in the stillness of the library, New Theatre Royal dancers dance to poems. Free. Visit portsmouthbookfest.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Esther Room, Portsmouth City Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 7pm. Conan Doyle and the Mysterious World of Light. Book launch. Free, book a place. Visit portsmouthbookfest.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Pie and Vinyl, 61 Castle Road, PO5 3AY. 7pm. Viv Albertine: Clothes, Music, Boys. £12, includes a copy of the paperback edition of Viv’s book. Visit portsmouthbookfest.co.uk.
DANCING
FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Annes Grove, PO14 1JJ. 7.30pm-8.30pm. Ballroom and Latin beginners’ dance class. Tickets £6. Call 07505 191596.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Lee Community Centre, 51 Twyford Drive, PO13 8JU. 9.30am-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. £4. Call 07979 800299.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea dance. Admission £2 including tea and biscuits.
EVENTS
FAREHAM: Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove, PO16 9AD. 1pm-3pm. Variety club. Every Tuesday.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. 7.30pm. Daily Life in Dickensian London. Geoff and Jane Piper will take a step back in time to Dickensian London. Join them as they explore the often gruesome daily experiences of ancestors rich and poor. Tickets £3. Call (023) 9252 3463 to book.

HAVANT: Saint Faiths Church Hall, The Pallant, PO9 1PP. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Solent Male Voice Choir. Seeking new members. Call McAndrew on 023) 9222 1531 or 07736 877506 or visit smvc.co.uk.

HAVANT: Avenue Lawn Tennis and Squash Club, PO9 2RS. 7pm. Bridge Players Wanted. Bridge club needing new members. Beginners are welcome, but some knowledge and experience of bridge is necessary. Call 01243 372718.HILSEA: Howard Road Community Centre, Howard Road, off of Northern Parade. 10.30am-12.30pm. Hilsea Social Group. For those aged 50 and over. Call (023) 9268 8705.

PORTSMOUTH: The Hub, Tysley Road, Somerstown. 10am-12pm. Pompey Kurlers. For those aged 50 and over. Call (023) 9268 8705.

SOUTHSEA: The White Horse Pub, Southsea Terrace. 2pm-4pm. Southsea Seniors. For those aged 50 and over. Call (023) 9268 8705.

EXHIBITIONS
COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Exhibition by the Havelock Painting Group. Free. Call (023) 9238 7284.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Creating Untitled: Silver Awards. An exhibition of work by members of the gallery’s young people’s group (13–18 years), produced as part of their Silver Arts Award. Visit pallant.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Interventions. See ‘Today’ for full details. HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street. 10am-5.30pm. Life on Hayling Island during WW1. Exhibition by Hayling Island U3A.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9am-5pm. The Portsmouth Music Experience Exhibition. See ‘Today’ for full details.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, 121 High Street, PO1 2HW. 11am-1pm & 2pm-6pm. Dockies. See ‘Today’ for full details.

WALKS & TALKS
GOSPORT: Brodrick Hall, Clayhall Road, Alverstoke. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Making award wining quilts – tips for success. A talk by Phillipa Naylor. £3.50 for non-members. Call Jenny on 01329 231 790.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Elmore car park, Marine Parade East, PO13 9BW. 10am. Lee-on-the-Solent heritage historic waterfront walk and talk. Lasts around 90 minutes. Visit leeresidents.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw foreshore walk. With views to Portchester Castle. Call (023) 9268 8390.

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

wednesday
DANCING
FAREHAM: Sarisbury Green Community Centre, The Green, SO31 7AA. 8pm-10pm. 50/50 ballroom and sequence dancing. Singles welcome. No experience necessary. Ample parking. Bar available. Admission £2.50, includes tea and biscuits. Call 01489 573114.

SOUTHSEA: The Royal Beach Hotel. 1pm-4pm. Social dancing. Admission £4.50. Call (023) 9273 1281.
EVENTS
COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Social Club, 11 Spur Road. 7.30pm. AGM. 55 Club meeting. Open to anyone aged 55 or over. New members are welcome.

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre. 10.30am-12.30pm. Mess at the museum. A group for ex-service personnel and civilians to promote undrstanding about life in the services and life for covilians during times of conflict. Booking not necessary. Call (023) 9284 1762.

FAREHAM: Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove, PO16 9AD. 2pm-4pm. Whist (cards).

FRATTON: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-12pm. Arts and crafts. A friendly group sharing ideas. £3 per session. Just turn up. Call (023) 9278 0500.

GOSPORT: Brodrick Hall, Clayhall Road, Alverstoke. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Scrap Happy Quilters – sewing evening. £3.50 for non-members, new members welcome. Call 01329 231 790.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton road. 12pm. Mass and charity lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch. The money raised will be used to support the Bishop’s Lent Appeal.

PORTSMOUTH: Brasserie Blanc, 1 Gunwharf Quays, PO1 3FR. 7.30pm. Wining, dining and live music. With sounds from 1920’s ragtime musicians The FB Pocket Orchestra. £35 per person. Call (023) 9289 1320 to book.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road, PO2 7BB. 7.30pm. Mediumship and healing demonstration. £5. Call (023) 9269 3169.

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 2pm-4pm. The Natterjacks. A group for those aged 50 and over. Call (023) 9268 8705.
EXHIBITIONS
COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Exhibition by the Havelock Painting Group. Free. Call (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Creating Untitled: Silver Awards. See ‘Tuesday’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Interventions. See ‘Today’ for full details.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street. 10am-5.30pm. Life on Hayling Island during WW1. Exhibition by Hayling Island U3A.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9am-5pm. The Portsmouth Music Experience Exhibition. See ‘Today’ for full details.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, 121 High Street, PO1 2HW. 11am-1pm & 2pm-6pm. Dockies. See ‘Today’ for full details.

GIGS
FAREHAM: Park Gate Royal British Legion, 366 Brook Lane, Sarisbury Green, SO31 7DP. 8pm-10.30pm. The Clive New Big Band. Admission free. Call (023) 9269 3988 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Jazz Club, Gosport & Fareham Rugby Club, Dolphin Crescent, PO12 2HE. 8pm- 10.30pm. Roger Marks’ Cornish Armada Jazz Band. Members £8, Guests £10. Booking advisable. Call (023) 9269 3988.

WALKS & TALKS
OLD PORTSMOUTH: Meet at the Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Walk. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower. Call (023) 9268 8390.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at King George V Playing Fields car park, Northern Road. 2pm. Lakeside North Harbour Walk. A walk around the lake. Call (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet outside Canoe Lake Café, St Helens Parade. 10.30am.

Canoe Lake/Southsea Seafront walk. Through the Rose Garden and Rock Garden, suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. Call (023) 9268 8390.

Thursday

BOOKS
PORTSMOUTH: Third Floor, Portsmouth Central Library, Guildhall Walk, PO1 2DX. 2pm. The importance of reading. With John Attrill, honorary alderman and Portsmouth City Council’s learning disability champion. Free, book a place. Visit portsmouthbookfest.co.uk.PORTSMOUTH: Beddow Library, Milton Road, PO4 8PR. 7pm. The blanket book with Elizabeth Caush. £2.Tickets available from the library only.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth History Centre, Portsmouth Central Library, Guildhall Walk, PO1 2DX. 3.30pm. A history of Gunwharf Quays with Michael Underwood. £5. Visit portsmouthbookfest.co.uk for more information. 
DANCING

WATERLOOVILLE: St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Padnell Road, PO8 8DZ. 7pm-8pm & 8pm-9pm. Ballroom and Latin beginners’ dance class. Tickets £6. Call 07505 191596 or visit dancerevival.co.uk.
EVENTS

COPNOR: The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 11.30am-1.30pm. Lunch Club. A fresh homemade lunch and dessert. Admission £3.95. Call (023) 9261 7890.

COSHAM: Cosham Library, Spur Road, PO6 3EB. 2pm-4pm. Relax with Colouring. For adults. Beat stress and aid relaxation. Drop-in, all materials are provided. Call (023) 9268 8259.

FRATTON: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-11.30am. New age kurling.£3. Just turn up. Call (023) 9278 0500 .

FRATTON: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship club. £3. Just turn up. Call (023) 9278 0500 for more details.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. 4pm-6pm. Books Alive! A drop-in event for World Book Day in the Children’s Library. Free, just turn up.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfred’s Church, George Street. 12pm. Charity lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch. The money raised will be used to support the Bishop’s Lent Appeal.

SOUTHSEA: St. James’ Church Hall, Milton Road. 11am. Singercise. Seated activity session to music for older and disabled people to help improve fitness. Tea and chat after. Admission £2.50. Call 07754 528814.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Methodist Church, Albert Road. 10am-12pm. Chat and tea club. For those aged 50 and over. Call (023) 9268 8705.

WATERLOOVILLE: Anders Hall, off Milton Road, PO7 6AW. 7.30pm. Natter night and social evening. Horndean & District Amateur Radio Club. Visitors always welcome. Visit hdarc.co.uk.
EXHIBITIONS
COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Exhibition by the Havelock Painting Group. Free. Call (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-8pm. Creating Untitled: Silver Awards. See ‘Tuesday’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-8pm. Interventions. HAVANT: Nineveh, 11 The Pallant. 10am-3pm. A Sense of Space and Place. See ‘Today’ for full details.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street. 10am-5.30pm. Life on Hayling Island during WW1. Exhibition by Hayling Island U3A.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9am-5pm. The Portsmouth Music Experience Exhibition. See ‘Tuesday’ for full details.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, 121 High Street, PO1 2HW. 11am-1pm & 2pm-6pm. Dockies. See ‘Tuesday’ for full details.

GIGS
PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, PO4 9PN. 7pm. Play @ The RMA. Hosted by Nick Courtney. Call (023) 9282 0896.

MARKETS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Baptist Church Hall, North Street, PO10 7BY. 10am-11.30pm. Emsworth Country Market.

WALKS & TALKS
FRATTON: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Square, Clive Road, PO15 5JJ. 7pm. A talk by Carole Hudson from Project Peru. Presented by Portsmouth Hispanic Society. Project Peru is a UK-based charity offering food, and other items to the children who live in refuge in Lima. Open to all, £2 for non-members. Visit spanishportsmouth.org.uk.

HILSEA: Meet in Scott Road car park, off Military Road by The News Centre. 10.30am. Hilsea Lines walk. Uneven footpaths take you around ‘Foxes Forest’ where there is an abundance of wildlife. Call (023) 9268 8390.
HILSEA: Alexandra Park, Mountbatten Centre entrance. 6.30pm. Walk. The flat, paved circular route follows the shore line along the pedestrian footpath up to Hilsea Lido and back. Call (023) 9284 1762.

PORTSMOUTH: Portland Building, Portland Street, PO1 3AH. 6pm-7pm. Visions of queer martyrdom: sexual and spiritual lives before lesbian and gay liberation. A public lecture by Dr Dominic Janes, Professor of modern history, University of Keele. Admission is free, but please reserve your place on Eventbrite: lgbt-history-month-lecture.eventbrite.co.uk.