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Here’s our guide to what’s on around the area over the next two days.

Saturday

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane (PO3 5XT). 8pm-11pm. ALN Ballroom Dance. Admission £4. No bar, BYO. 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 7.30pm-11pm. 50-50 Dance. Admission £7 (inc tea/biscuits).

CONCERTS

BEDHAMPTON: St Thomas’s Church, Bidbury Lane. 7.30pm. Cantemus Choir’s summer concert. Music will include The Sprig of Thyme, Andrew Lloyd Webber in Concert and spirituals. Admission: £8. Call (023) 9246 3531.

PORTSMOUTH: St John’s College Chapel, St John’s College, Grove Road South. 1pm. Organ Recital. Music from pupils of St John’s College. This event is part of the Portsmouth Festivities.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER:North Mundham Village Hall, School Lane, North Mundham. 8pm. Dance event supported by a four piece band. Admission: £5.

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club Function Room, Spur Road. 8pm-11pm. Club-50 Disco. Golden oldies and disco classics with Dennis Kaye. Admission: £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958.

FAREHAM: Catisfield Memorial Hall, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 1pm-4pm. Catisfield Horticultural Society Summer Show. Many different classes in sections such as: flowers, vegetables, fruit, floral art, children’s, craft and home produce, plus the ‘top tray’ and ‘top vase’ classes. Open to the public. (01329) 312269 or catisfield.com/CHS.

FAREHAM: Hill Park Memorial Working Men’s Club, Highlands Road. (PO15 6JD). 8pm-12am. Kings and Queens of Motown. Admission: £5 members, Guests £7. 01329 280782.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Maz O’Connor and Hazel Askew of Lady Misery. One-off gig. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

HAVANT: St Joseph’s Church Hall and Grounds, West Street. Midday-late. Summer Fair Car Boot Sale and Summer Fair. Bargains galore. Refreshments on site. Variety of stalls and games. Fun for all. Cars £6; vans £8 (gates open 11am). Admission 20p. (023) 9248 4520, rchavant.org.uk.

HAVANT: Fairfield Infant School, Fairfield Road. 2pm-4pm. Summer fair. Will include stalls, strawberries and cream, fancy dress parade and a raffle. All proceeds will tgo towards school projects. (023) 9248 3029.

PORTSMOUTH: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 100am-5.30pm. Armed Forces Day. Talk on recording the memories of Normandy veterans, model ship displays, meet veterans, see military vehicles and re-enactors. (023) 9282 6722.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 7.30pm. Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius.Portsmouth Choral Union Admission: £14. (023) 9282 2227.

SOUTHSEA: Temple of Spiritualism, Victoria Road South. 9.30am-4.30pm. Open day of Mediumship and talks. (023) 9281 7588.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-5pm. Art and Collectables Market.

SOUTHSEA: Cumberland House Natural History Museum, Eastern Parade. 12pm-4pm. National Insect Week. Talks in the butterfly house and insect-themed activities. (023) 9281 5276.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Skatepark, Claremce Esplanade. 7pm. Roller Disco. Admission: £5 adults, £2.50 children. (023) 9229 5360.

TITCHFIELD: Parish Rooms, The Square. 2pm-4pm. Scrap Happy Young Quilters Group. For six to 16 year olds. Have fun and learn to sew small patchwork projects for all abilities. Admission £3 per child. Accompanying adults welcome, especially with young children. yquilters@uwclub.net, (023) 9258 5194.

SOUTHSEA: The Bandstand

West Battery Gardens. 1pm-4pm. Civilisation of the Rough. One of Portsmouth’s favourite party nights returns to the Bandstand, featuring a mixture of DJs and live acts playing underground disco, funk and soul.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, Gunwharf Quays. 12pm-3pm. Sculp>Tour. Free family drop in workshop with artists Letty Clarke and Jo Willoughby as part of the Bridging the Solent project and exhibition.

All ages welcome, under 7s must be accompanied by an adult. (023) 9277 8080.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by The Alresford Monday Painting Group. This event is 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-4pm. 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-5pm. Bridging the Solent. Exhibition supported by Artswork and the Barbara Saunders Trust. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-5pm. Joella Wheatle’s solo exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-5pm. 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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No.6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Frank (15). Admission £7.50. 07435 029 408.

SOUTHSEA: Cumberland House, Eastern Parade. 9.30pm. Gravity (PG). Admission £6. (023) 9282 7261.

DENMEAD: Denmead Community Centre, School lane. 7pm doors. The Railway Man (15). Admission £5. (023) 9225 6132.

GIGS

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Maz O’Connor with Hazel Askew. Support from Hannah Aldridge (from the USA). Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £12, . (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Illegal Eagles. Tribute band for the Eagles. Admission: £24.50. (023) 9282 8282.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Sons of the Delta. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stag, New Road Portsmouth. 9pm. Stolen.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain Inn, The Green. 9pm. Five By Five.

(023) 9241 2291.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. (PO19 6AP). 2.45pm and 7.45pm. Pressure. Admission: £18-£22. cft.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Dirty Dancing. Admission £19.50-£48.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 11.30am and 2pm. Roots and Wings. £7.50 adults. £5 concessions. (023) 9273 7370.

Sunday

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. Featuring The Chichester String Ensemble, with Kirsty Shewan and Graham Paul, trumpets. Playing music by Bach, Vivaldi, Grieg, Suk and Nielsen. This concert forms part of the Festival of Chichester. Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court. 7pm-9pm. Ballroom, Latin, sequence dancing. Admission £3.50. (023) 9235 1162.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Jubilee Hall, New Park. (PO19 7XY). 1pm-6pm. Petersfield Write Angle at the Festival of Chichester. Open mic and cabaret workshop. This is event is part of the Festival of Chichester. petersfieldwriteangle.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Speakers Corner and seafront. 8am-12pm. 8 and over. Sprint Triatholon. Search Triatholon at portsmouth.gov.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, Historic Dockyard. 10am-5.30pm. Armed Forces Day. Celebrate with the Royal Navy with a fire-fighting demonstration, handle military weapons from today and the past. Admission free with a Historic Dockyard attraction ticket. (023) 9289 3338.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and/or electric locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p per person for two circuits of track. portsmouthmes.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners, St Mary Street. 7.30pm. Andy Jordan. Made in Chelsea star. Admission: £8. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Marines Museum, Esplanade. 10am-midday. Portsmouth Paras Parade. Admission: £9. (023) 9281 9385.

WINCHESTER: Middlebrook Street and car park. 9am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth ... devoted to the beautiful game. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-5pm. Bridging the Solent. Exhibition supported by Artswork and the Barbara Saunders Trust. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-5pm. Joella Wheatle’s solo exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-5pm. 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.F

STAGE

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Square Tower, Broad Street. 7.30pm. Puff. A play written by John Agard and directed by Mark C Hewitt. Admission £10, £8 unwaged. This is a platform event for Portsmouth Festivities. tongues-and-grooves.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet at D-Day Museum. 2.30pm. D-Day Guided walk. Ticket from visitor information centre. Admission: £3. (023) 9282 6722.

MONDAY

CONCERT

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

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Association, Wootton Road. 7.30pm-10pm. Modern sequence dance club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. Tea and biscuits included.(023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2.50.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurpas Way. 8.15pm-10.15pm. WACA Folk Dance Club. Visitors and new members are welcome. No need for a partner. Admission £3. (023) 9225 8056.

PORTSMOUTH: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Road. 11am-2pm. Musical Tots Sing Dance Play. £3 per family - Refreshments included!

Suitable for ages 0-5yrs. 07934 453 415.

EVENTS

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.

SOUTHSEA: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Road, eastney Road. 11am-12pm. Musical Tots Sing Dance Play. Musical parent and toddler group. Admission: £3 per family. 07934 453 415.

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.

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

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: Vue Cinema, Gunwharf Quays. 7.15pm. Globe on Screen: The Tempest. Admission: £10 myvue.com, 08712 240 240.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet at The Bridge Centre, Fratton. 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Buggy and wheelchair-friendly walk. New walkers to arrive early to register. (023) 9284 1379.

PORTSMOUTH: meet at South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to pier walk. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Buggy and wheelchair-friendly walk. New walkers to arrive early to register. (023) 9284 1379.

PORTSMOUTH: meet at The Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore Walk. A brisk walk over uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. 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.

SOUTHSEA: meet Bus Terminus, Canoe Lake. 1pm. Slow short walk to the Canoe Lake Café. New walkers please arrive early in order to register. This event will be led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9284 1379.

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