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Here’s our guide to what’s on around the area today.

Today

CONCERT

PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Anglican Church, High Street. 6pm. Choral Evensong. Music by SBertalot and Walton. This is part of Portsmouth Festivities. (023) 9282 8282.

EVENTS

BUCKLAND: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6pm-10pm. Reiki, Seichem, Metamorphic Technique, Meditation. £5 Reiki training available.

FAREHAM: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane. 9am-midday. Stubbington Country Market. Freshly made cakes and dairy products. Handmade crafts.

FAREHAM: Hill Park Memorial Working Men’s Club, Highlands Road. (PO15 6JD). 8pm-12am. Boss Hogg. 01329 280782.

GOSPORT: Explosions Museum, Heritage Way, Priddy’s Hard. 7pm. An evening with Jenny Docherty. Established spiritualist medium. Admission: £8. (023) 9250 5600.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy. 10.30am-12pm. The Cabin Club. Fun at the museum for under fives’. Naval-themed craft and activities. (023) 9272 7595.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 2pm-4pm. Afternoon Teas. Have either a traditional or savoury afternoon tea. Admission: £16. Minimum 48 hours notice required. (023) 9277 8080.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by The Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’s work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-5pm. Ebb and Flow. Art exhibition to commemorate and highlight Gosport’s role in D-Day. (023) 9252 3463.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre. 10am-5.30pm. Jewellers’ showcase. See and buy British craftmanship. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Tricorn: Controversy in Concrete ... recollections of the Brutalist structure 10 years after demolition. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Bridging the Solent. Exhibition supported by Artswork and the Barbara Saunders Trust. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Joella Wheatle’s solo exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Lindsay Taylor’s textile exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 6pm-8pm. Jonny Hannah exhibition. Showing contemporary art from artists based in the south of England. (023) 9277 8080.

GIGS

HAYLING ISLAND: St Mary’s Church, Church Road. 7.30pm. An evening of classical guitar music presented by Greg Cox. (023) 9311 3011.

PORTSMOUTH: Grosvenor Casino, Gunwharf. 8pm. Gareth Gates. Pop Idol runner-up supported by Nicola Marie. Admission £30. (023) 9273 2277.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8pm. Tro Isimsiz. Featuring Pablo Hernan Benedi on the violin, Michael Petrov on the cello and Erdem Misirlioglu on the piano. This is part of the Portsmouth Festivities. Admission: £14.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, Cromwell Road. 8pm. Kojak’s Revenge. Singing a variety of songs. Admission: £7. (023) 9282 6249.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 8.45pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Bog Rolling Stones and Silver Beatles. Admission: £9. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Skunk Funk. Soul/funk band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. (PO19 6AP). 7.45pm. Pressure. Admission: £18-£22. cft.org.uk.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Street. 8pm. The Chairs. An experiment in theatrical possibilities as it follows an old couple passing their time by playing games. Admission: £10 . (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5pm and 8.30pm. Dirty Dancing. Admission £19.50-£48.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet second car park at Farlington Marshes, Eastern Road. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes Walk. Sturdy shoes for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9284 1379.

PORTSMOUTH: The Mary Rose Museum, No 3 Dock, Main Road. 6.30pm.An evening with Alison Weir. Part of the museum’s Uncovering The Tudors series. Alison will talk about her new novel The Marriage Game. Admission: £24 (plus £2.09 online booking fee). Search Alison Weir on eventbrite.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: meet Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade. 10.30am. Seafront Walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9284 1379.