What’s on for Friday, August 29 - Thursday, September 3, 2015

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FRIDAY

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm.

Ballroom and sequence 50/50. With Brenda & W Sounds. Admission £3, lunches available from midday. Contact (023) 9242 5331 or (023) 9242 5331 for more information.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Tangmere Recreation Ground, Tangmere. 10am-3pm. Football in the community. Run by professional football coaches from Albion in the community, all aspects of the game are covered with emphasis on teamwork, technique and enjoyment. The sessions are designed for children aged six to 15 of all footballing abilities. Admission £7.50. Visit chichester.gov.uk, call 01243 534857 or email sport@chichester.gov.uk for bookings and information.

CHICHESTER: University of Chichester, College Lane, PO19 6PE. 10am-3pm. Chi Sport Football Camp. Delivered by football coaches from the University of Chichester, aiming to provide participants with the opportunity to learn new skills and techniques. The sessions are suitable for children aged six to 13. Admission £7.50. Visit chichester.gov.uk, call 01243 534857 or email sport@chichester.gov.uk for bookings and information.

DRAYTON: Methodist Church, 282 Havant Road, PO6 1PA. 10am and 11am. Gentle pilates. The 10am class is for beginners and seniors, the 11am class is for beginners and improvers. Taught by Nasreen Buchan. Contact (023) 9271 0343 for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-5pm. Summer Fun at Fort Nelson. Includes a junior assault course, suitable for children aged three and over, admission £3.50 per child. There will be an artillery in action show every day at 1pm, admission free. Hands On History are interactive sessions taking place between 12.30pm and 3pm every day. You can also go on daily guided tours of the fort at 12.30pm and 3pm, admission £3, under 16s free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

FAREHAM: Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut. Doors open at 7.30pm for 8pm start-10pm. Solent Bonsai Society workshop – pruning and wiring. Bonsai training. Bring along any tree for advice and help. Admission £1. Free parking, refreshments and raffle. Visit solentbonsai.co.uk or contact Keith Hartley (023) 9264 0985 for more information.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Petersfield Museum, The Old Courthouse, GU32 3HX. 10.30am-12.30pm. Craft workshop. This week’s theme is fishy fun. Admission free for children, adult entry fee applies. Visit petersfieldmuseum.co.uk or contact 01730 262601 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall car park and first floor, Guildhall Square, PO1 2AB. 7pm. Revolution pro wrestling. See wrestling live as the former TNA world champion AJ Styles makes the first defence of his British Heavyweight Championship. Tickets £11.25-£22. Visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk or call 08448 472362 for bookings and information.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, PO1 3BF. 10am-midday. Generate Workshop. Generate is a research project, funded by the NHS Clinical Commissioning Group and run in conjunction with the University of Portsmouth, which aims to explore how visual arts workshops can have a positive benefit on the lives of people with dementia. Admission free. Email vicky@aspex.org.uk or call (023) 9277 8080 to express your interest.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Sickert in Dieppe. Exhibition exploring how the picturesque French seaside resort of Dieppe proved to be such a formative setting for British painter Walter Sickert. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Nek Chand: The Rock Garden Sculptures. An installation of sculptures by internationally renowned outsider artist Nek Chand, creator of the famous sculpture park The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, in India. More than 40 figurative concrete and mosaic works created from found objects and on loan from the Nek Chand Foundation will be on display in the Courtyard Garden and Garden Gallery. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Kenneth Rowntree: A Centenary Exhibition. Touring from the Fry Art Gallery in Saffron Walden, this exhibition marks the centenary of the birth of Kenneth Rowntree, known for his works in oil and watercolour. A contemporary of Edward Bawden RA, Michael Rothenstein RA and Eric Ravilious, with whom he became great friends, the influence of a generation of English artist-designers is evident in his range of work. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. A new contemporary installation in the Queen Anne townhouse by American multimedia artist Michael Petry. Utilising traditional glass-making techniques employed by students and staff at the Plymouth College of Art, the new work has been created in direct response to the form of the grand staircase. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. St Ives and British Modernism. Marking the centenary of George Dannatt’s birth in 1915, this exhibition will explore a collection which includes a largely unseen and newly conserved group of paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints by key figures associated with the St Ives Group of Artists in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Stitchsmiths.Contemporary textile art from Fareham creative group Faze 4, inspired by the permanent displays at the museum. Part of Hampshire Open Studios and Fareham Arts Festival. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: Cafe Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm Sat 9am - 5pm. The Bad Art Exhibition. An art exhibition by a group of Hayling Island artists who have been painting for years. Their work has been bought by the general public but it is frequently rejected by judges of national exhibitions. These exhibitions are believed to reflect good art, so therefore this rejected work must be bad art, but judge for yourself. Visit haylingarts.co.uk or email haylingarts@talktalk.net.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, PO12 2AS. 10am-4.30pm. First Out, Last In. Exhibition focusing on the role of the Royal Navy’s submarines during the First World War. See objects, photographs, rare images and personal accounts. Admission free with valid museum ticket. Contact (023) 9251 0354 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5.30pm. Gallipoli: Myth And Memory. An exhibition telling the Royal Navy’s misunderstood story of the bloody Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 which was a major failure and caused over 200,000 Allied casualties with many deaths coming from disease. Admission free with valid ticket.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Pie & Vinyl Poster Show: Gig Posters From Around The World. An exhibition of framed works of contemporary studios from all over the world: North, Central and South America, Europe and across the UK. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Rock Shots: The Portsmouth Music Experience Gallery. Exhibiting 50 years of music photography in Portsmouth and featuring photography by Bob Aylott, Oana Damir, Joe Watson, Kevin Purdy, Steve Whale, Nigel Grundy, Paul Windsor, Tom Langford, Terry Aldridge, Robbie Robertson and Hannah Mesquitta. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Who’s Tommy Exhibition. Features touring exhibitions, and visitors are also able to enjoy rooms that reflect on Portsmouth music and the history of the Guildhall. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Library, third floor gallery, Guildhall Square, PO1 2DX. 9.30am-5pm Mon & Fri, 9.30am-6pm Tues, Wed & Thurs 10am-3.30pm Sat. Nature Exposed. Photographic exhibition by Dr Asim K. Dasgupta showcasing 30 photographs that capture the beauty of nature in its myriad forms. Admission free. Contact (023) 9268 8057 for more information.

FILMS

CHICHESTER: Chichester Cinema, New Park. 11am. Chichester International Film Festival. ShowingThe Misfits, Summer, The Grump, The Don Juans and more. Visit chichestercinema.org for bookings and information.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95 North Street. Force Four.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106 Copnor Road, PO3 5AN. 8.30pm. Griller. Live music. Admission free.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 7.30pm. Mack And Mabel. Based on the true romance between Hollywood legends Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand. Tickets £15-£45. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 7.45pm. For Services Rendered. Written in 1932 by W. Somerset Maugham, this is a confrontation of the unspoken consequences of war, loss and trauma on one ordinary English family. Tickets £25-£40. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

WEST SUSSEX: The Collector Earl’s Garden, Arundel Castle, Arundel, BN18 9AB. 5.30pm. Much Ado About Nothing. GB Theatre perform Shakespeare’s play including music, comedy and tragedy. The grounds open for picnics at 5.30pm, performance starts at 7.30pm. Adult ticket £26, child £16. Visit arundelcastle.org or call 01903 882173 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: Meet at the Pyramids Centre. 10.30am. Seafront walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Contact (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Meet in third Car Park at Farlington Marshes. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes walk. Sturdy shoes required for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Contact (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

SATURDAY

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, PO3 5XT. 8pm-11pm. Saturday Dance. 50/50 ballroom and sequence dancing. Admission £4, bring your own drinks. Raffle and tea/coffee and snacks sold in the break. Large car park. Visit ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk or call 07980 058310 for more information.

EVENTS

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95 North Street. Free jukebox.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-5pm. Summer Fun at Fort Nelson. Includes a junior assault course, suitable for children aged three and over, admission £3.50 per child. There will be an artillery in action show every day at 1pm, admission free. Hands On History are interactive sessions taking place between 12.30pm and 3pm every day. You can also go on daily guided tours of the fort at 12.30pm and 3pm, admission £3, under 16s free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: Lawrence Square, near Gosport Discovery Centre. Children’s activities. Includes a carousel, trampolines and a sand art gazebo. Children’s rides £1. For more information visit gosporttowncentre.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, 19 College Road, PO1 3LJ. 7pm. An evening of mediumship. An Evening of mediumship with Most Haunted’s Barrie John, with supporting mediums Greg Smith and Mandy Wylde, followed by an overnight paranormal investigation of the historic Boathouse No.6. Admission £25 for evening of mediumship, £30 for overnight paranormal investigation. For more information or to book tickets, call (023) 9289 3338, email events@pnbpt.co.uk or visit actionstations.org.

WEST SUSSEX: Arundel Castle, Arundel, BN18 9AB. 10am-5pm. History In Action. 2,000 years of local and castle history in crafts, costume, and combat displays. An opportunity to meet Roman gladiators, Norman knights, 15th century archers and 18th century smugglers. Tickets £9-£18. Visit arundelcastle.org or call 01903 882173 for more information.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Sickert in Dieppe. Exhibition exploring how the picturesque French seaside resort of Dieppe proved to be such a formative setting for British painter Walter Sickert. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Nek Chand: The Rock Garden Sculptures. An installation of sculptures by internationally renowned outsider artist Nek Chand, creator of the famous sculpture park The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, in India. More than 40 figurative concrete and mosaic works created from found objects and on loan from the Nek Chand Foundation will be on display in the Courtyard Garden and Garden Gallery. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Kenneth Rowntree: A Centenary Exhibition. Touring from the Fry Art Gallery in Saffron Walden, this exhibition marks the centenary of the birth of Kenneth Rowntree, known for his works in oil and watercolour. A contemporary of Edward Bawden RA, Michael Rothenstein RA and Eric Ravilious, with whom he became great friends, the influence of a generation of English artist-designers is evident in his range of work. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. A new contemporary installation in the Queen Anne townhouse by American multimedia artist Michael Petry. Utilising traditional glass-making techniques employed by students and staff at the Plymouth College of Art, the new work has been created in direct response to the form of the grand staircase. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. St Ives and British Modernism. Marking the centenary of George Dannatt’s birth in 1915, this exhibition will explore a collection which includes a largely unseen and newly conserved group of paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints by key figures associated with the St Ives Group of Artists in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Stitchsmiths.Contemporary textile art from Fareham creative group Faze 4, inspired by the permanent displays at the museum. Part of Hampshire Open Studios and Fareham Art Festival. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: Cafe Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm Sat 9am - 5pm. The Bad Art Exhibition. An art exhibition by a group of Hayling Island artists who have been painting for years. Their work has been bought by the general public but it is frequently rejected by judges of national exhibitions. These exhibitions are believed to reflect good art, so therefore this rejected work must be bad art, but judge for yourself. Visit haylingarts.co.uk or email haylingarts@talktalk.net.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, PO12 2AS. 10am-4.30pm. First Out, Last In. Exhibition focusing on the role of the Royal Navy’s submarines during the First World War. See objects, photographs, rare images and personal accounts. Admission free with valid museum ticket. Contact (023) 9251 0354 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5.30pm. Gallipoli: Myth And Memory. An exhibition telling the Royal Navy’s misunderstood story of the bloody Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 which was a major failure and caused over 200,000 Allied casualties with many deaths coming from disease. Admission free with valid ticket.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Pie & Vinyl Poster Show: Gig Posters From Around The World. An exhibition of framed works of contemporary studios from all over the world: North, Central and South America, Europe and across the UK. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Rock Shots: The Portsmouth Music Experience Gallery. Exhibiting 50 years of music photography in Portsmouth and featuring photography by Bob Aylott, Oana Damir, Joe Watson, Kevin Purdy, Steve Whale, Nigel Grundy, Paul Windsor, Tom Langford, Terry Aldridge, Robbie Robertson and Hannah Mesquitta. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Who’s Tommy Exhibition. Features touring exhibitions, and visitors are also able to enjoy rooms that reflect on Portsmouth music and the history of the Guildhall. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Library, third floor gallery, Guildhall Square, PO1 2DX. 9.30am-5pm Mon & Fri, 9.30am-6pm Tues, Wed & Thurs 10am-3.30pm Sat. Nature Exposed. Photographic exhibition by Dr Asim K. Dasgupta showcasing 30 photographs that capture the beauty of nature in its myriad forms. Admission free. Contact (023) 9268 8057 for more information.

FILMS

CHICHESTER: Chichester Cinema, New Park. 11am. Chichester International Film Festival. Showing My Mother, Hilda, Only Angels Have Wings and more. Visit chichestercinema.org for bookings and information.

GIGS

HAVANT: Leigh Park Trade Union Working Men’s Club, 439 Dunsbury Way, PO9 5BD. 8.30pm. Glitter Bugz. Live music.

PORTSMOUTH: RNOB Club, New Road. Ken Mayes. ’50s and ’60s music. Admission free.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. The Blue Road. Rock/blues covers and originals band.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Mack And Mabel. Based on the true romance between Hollywood legends Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand. Tickets £15-£45. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 2.45pm & 7.45pm. For Services Rendered. Written in 1932 by W. Somerset Maugham, this is a confrontation of the unspoken consequences of war, loss and trauma on one ordinary English family. Tickets £25-£40. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

PORTSEA: The Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Street, PO1 3BS. 2.30pm. Pirates. Pirate Paul and his trusty companion Captain Cowardly Custard go on an adventure across the sea to do battle with four of the most deadly pirates the world has ever seen. Adult tickets £7.50, children £5.50. One parent goes free with every child and for groups, one ticket is free for every nine purchased. Visit groundlings.co.uk or contact (023) 9273 7370 for more information.

WEST SUSSEX: The Collector Earl’s Garden, Arundel Castle, Arundel, BN18 9AB. 5.30pm. Twelfth Night. GB Theatre perform Shakespeare’s play including music, comedy and tragedy. The grounds open for picnics at 5.30pm, performance starts at 7.30pm. Adult ticket £26, child £16. Visit arundelcastle.org or call 01903 882173 for more information.

SUNDAY

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-5pm. Summer Fun at Fort Nelson. Includes a junior assault course, suitable for children aged three and over, admission £3.50 per child. There will be an artillery in action show every day at 1pm, admission free. Hands On History are interactive sessions taking place between 12.30pm and 3pm every day. You can also go on daily guided tours of the fort at 12.30pm and 3pm, admission £3, under 16s free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA.8.30pm. AlleyCats. Open mic night.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at the Queens Hotel. Group trip to Victorious Festival. Organised by Hampshire Teenage Project. If you would like a place, let the group know immediately. Bring a packed lunch, drinks and sun cream if hot. Contact (023) 9267 1874 for more information.

WEST SUSSEX: Arundel Castle, Arundel, BN18 9AB. 10am-5pm. History In Action. 2,000 years of local and castle history in crafts, costume, and combat displays. An opportunity to meet Roman gladiators, Norman knights, 15th century archers and 18th century smugglers. Tickets £9-£18. Visit arundelcastle.org or call 01903 882173 for more information.

WEST SUSSEX: Goodwood Motor Racing Circuit. 7.30am-4pm. Biking Belles Cycling Grand Prix. Women’s cycling event which will be supporting St Wilfrid’s Hospice. Sportives racing begins at 7.30am, elite racing begins at 11am. Cycle the circuit between 3pm and 4pm. Admission £20. Visit bikingbellesgrandprix.com or call 07824 605317 for more information.

EXHIBITIONS

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

FILMS

CHICHESTER: Chichester Cinema, New Park. 11am. Chichester International Film Festival. Showing Two Women, The Chekov Brothers, Behind The Iron Curtain and more. Visit chichestercinema.org for bookings and information.

GIGS

MILTON: The Shepherd’s Crook, 107 Goldsmith Avenue. 6pm. Glitter Bugz. Live music.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106 Copnor Road, PO3 5AN. 3pm. Louise. Live music. Admission free.

WALKS & TALKS

MILTON: Meet at the Good Companion P.H., Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore walk. A brisk walk over uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

MONDAY

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Bank holiday tea dance. Admission £2.50 including tea and biscuits.

EVENTS

BEDHAMPTON: St Nicholas Church Hall, Belmont Grove, P09 3PU. 6.15pm. Pilates. Beginners and improvers. Taught by Nasreen Buchan. Contact (023) 9271 0343 for more information.

DRAYTON: Drayton Centre, 238 Havant Road, PO6 2AP. 9.30am and 10.30am. Zumba. The 9.30am class is for mixed fitness abilities and 10.30am is for mature movers and beginners. Taught by licensed instructor Nasreen Buchan. Admission £5. Contact (023) 9271 0343.

EMSWORTH: Jubilee Recreation Ground, Horndean Road. 10.30am-5pm. Emsworth Show. Variety of events throughout the day including a dog show, a vintage car show, falconry show, Winnie the Witch and a range of stalls. Admission £4, children under the age of 12 are free. Visit emsworthshow.org.uk for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-5pm. Summer Fun at Fort Nelson. Includes a junior assault course, suitable for children aged three and over, admission £3.50 per child. There will be an artillery in action show every day at 1pm, admission free. Hands On History are interactive sessions taking place between 12.30pm and 3pm every day. You can also go on daily guided tours of the fort at 12.30pm and 3pm, admission £3, under 16s free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

NORTH END: The Thatchers Public House, PO2 0BN. Charity summer fun day. Marie Curie fundraising event, organised by the Fareham and Portchester fundraising group. Live music, open mic sessions and BBQ.

SOUTHSEA: St Swithun’s Church Hall, PO5 2PL. 6pm-8.30pm. Martial arts. Tai Chi 6-7pm and Kung Fu 7-8.30pm. First lesson free. Contact 078130 06569 for more information.

WATERLOOVILLE: Anders Hall, Jubilee Park. 1pm-4pm. The Gruffalo. Meet the Gruffalo and have your picture taken with him. Bouncy castle, face painting, stalls and more. Admission free.

WEST SUSSEX: Arundel Castle, Arundel, BN18 9AB. 10am-5pm. History In Action. 2,000 years of local and castle history in crafts, costume, and combat displays. An opportunity to meet Roman gladiators, Norman knights, 15th century archers and 18th century smugglers. Tickets £9-£18. Visit arundelcastle.org or call 01903 882173 for more information.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Sickert in Dieppe. Exhibition exploring how the picturesque French seaside resort of Dieppe proved to be such a formative setting for British painter Walter Sickert. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Nek Chand: The Rock Garden Sculptures. An installation of sculptures by internationally renowned outsider artist Nek Chand, creator of the famous sculpture park The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, in India. More than 40 figurative concrete and mosaic works created from found objects and on loan from the Nek Chand Foundation will be on display in the Courtyard Garden and Garden Gallery. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Kenneth Rowntree: A Centenary Exhibition. Touring from the Fry Art Gallery in Saffron Walden, this exhibition marks the centenary of the birth of Kenneth Rowntree, known for his works in oil and watercolour. A contemporary of Edward Bawden RA, Michael Rothenstein RA and Eric Ravilious, with whom he became great friends, the influence of a generation of English artist-designers is evident in his range of work. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. A new contemporary installation in the Queen Anne townhouse by American multimedia artist Michael Petry. Utilising traditional glass-making techniques employed by students and staff at the Plymouth College of Art, the new work has been created in direct response to the form of the grand staircase. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. St Ives and British Modernism. Marking the centenary of George Dannatt’s birth in 1915, this exhibition will explore a collection which includes a largely unseen and newly conserved group of paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints by key figures associated with the St Ives Group of Artists in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Stitchsmiths.Contemporary textile art from Fareham creative group Faze 4, inspired by the permanent displays at the museum. Part of Hampshire Open Studios and Fareham Arts Festival. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: Cafe Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm Sat 9am - 5pm. The Bad Art Exhibition. An art exhibition by a group of Hayling Island artists who have been painting for years. Their work has been bought by the general public but it is frequently rejected by judges of national exhibitions. These exhibitions are believed to reflect good art, so therefore this rejected work must be bad art, but judge for yourself. Visit haylingarts.co.uk or email haylingarts@talktalk.net.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, PO12 2AS. 10am-4.30pm. First Out, Last In. Exhibition focusing on the role of the Royal Navy’s submarines during the First World War. See objects, photographs, rare images and personal accounts. Admission free with valid museum ticket. Contact (023) 9251 0354 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5.30pm. Gallipoli: Myth And Memory. An exhibition telling the Royal Navy’s misunderstood story of the bloody Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 which was a major failure and caused over 200,000 Allied casualties with many deaths coming from disease. Admission free with valid ticket.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Pie & Vinyl Poster Show: Gig Posters From Around The World. An exhibition of framed works of contemporary studios from all over the world: North, Central and South America, Europe and across the UK. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Rock Shots: The Portsmouth Music Experience Gallery. Exhibiting 50 years of music photography in Portsmouth and featuring photography by Bob Aylott, Oana Damir, Joe Watson, Kevin Purdy, Steve Whale, Nigel Grundy, Paul Windsor, Tom Langford, Terry Aldridge, Robbie Robertson and Hannah Mesquitta. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Who’s Tommy Exhibition. Features touring exhibitions, and visitors are also able to enjoy rooms that reflect on Portsmouth music and the history of the Guildhall. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Library, third floor gallery, Guildhall Square, PO1 2DX. 9.30am-5pm Mon & Fri, 9.30am-6pm Tues, Wed & Thurs 10am-3.30pm Sat. Nature Exposed. Photographic exhibition by Dr Asim K. Dasgupta showcasing 30 photographs that capture the beauty of nature in its myriad forms. Admission free. Contact (023) 9268 8057 for more information.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 7.30pm. Mack And Mabel. Based on the true romance between Hollywood legends Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand. Tickets £15-£45. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 7.45pm. For Services Rendered. Written in 1932 by W. Somerset Maugham, this is a confrontation of the unspoken consequences of war, loss and trauma on one ordinary English family. Tickets £25-£40. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

WALKS & TALKS

FRATTON: Meet at The Bridge Centre, Fratton, 10.30am. Victoria Park walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to pier walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Walk. Towards Eastney along the promenade. Suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at the Angel Monument by the bus terminus. 1pm. Canoe lake walk. Short, slow walk of about 30 minutes around canoe lake. Suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

TUESDAY

CLASSES

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 10am-11.30am. Pregnancy yoga. With Lucy. Contact 079441 23620 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 11.45am-12.45pm. Early post-natal recovery. With Lucy. Contact 079441 23620 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 1.30pm-2.30pm. Radical Rest (Yoga Nidra). With Rich. Contact 07591 307561 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 5.45pm-7.15pm & 7.30pm-9pm. Hatha yoga. With Lucy. The 5.45pm-7.15pm class is beginner/intermediate and the 7.30pm-9pm class is for intermediate/advanced. Contact 079441 23620 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Sickert in Dieppe. Exhibition exploring how the picturesque French seaside resort of Dieppe proved to be such a formative setting for British painter Walter Sickert. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Nek Chand: The Rock Garden Sculptures. An installation of sculptures by internationally renowned outsider artist Nek Chand, creator of the famous sculpture park The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, in India. More than 40 figurative concrete and mosaic works created from found objects and on loan from the Nek Chand Foundation will be on display in the Courtyard Garden and Garden Gallery. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Kenneth Rowntree: A Centenary Exhibition. Touring from the Fry Art Gallery in Saffron Walden, this exhibition marks the centenary of the birth of Kenneth Rowntree, known for his works in oil and watercolour. A contemporary of Edward Bawden RA, Michael Rothenstein RA and Eric Ravilious, with whom he became great friends, the influence of a generation of English artist-designers is evident in his range of work. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. A new contemporary installation in the Queen Anne townhouse by American multimedia artist Michael Petry. Utilising traditional glass-making techniques employed by students and staff at the Plymouth College of Art, the new work has been created in direct response to the form of the grand staircase. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. St Ives and British Modernism. Marking the centenary of George Dannatt’s birth in 1915, this exhibition will explore a collection which includes a largely unseen and newly conserved group of paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints by key figures associated with the St Ives Group of Artists in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Stitchsmiths.Contemporary textile art from Fareham creative group Faze 4, inspired by the permanent displays at the museum. Part of Hampshire Open Studios and Fareham Arts Festival. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: Cafe Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm Sat 9am - 5pm. The Bad Art Exhibition. An art exhibition by a group of Hayling Island artists who have been painting for years. Their work has been bought by the general public but it is frequently rejected by judges of national exhibitions. These exhibitions are believed to reflect good art, so therefore this rejected work must be bad art, but judge for yourself. Visit haylingarts.co.uk or email haylingarts@talktalk.net.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, PO12 2AS. 10am-4.30pm. First Out, Last In. Exhibition focusing on the role of the Royal Navy’s submarines during the First World War. See objects, photographs, rare images and personal accounts. Admission free with valid museum ticket. Contact (023) 9251 0354 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5.30pm. Gallipoli: Myth And Memory. An exhibition telling the Royal Navy’s misunderstood story of the bloody Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 which was a major failure and caused over 200,000 Allied casualties with many deaths coming from disease. Admission free with valid ticket.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Pie & Vinyl Poster Show: Gig Posters From Around The World. An exhibition of framed works of contemporary studios from all over the world: North, Central and South America, Europe and across the UK. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Rock Shots: The Portsmouth Music Experience Gallery. Exhibiting 50 years of music photography in Portsmouth and featuring photography by Bob Aylott, Oana Damir, Joe Watson, Kevin Purdy, Steve Whale, Nigel Grundy, Paul Windsor, Tom Langford, Terry Aldridge, Robbie Robertson and Hannah Mesquitta. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Who’s Tommy Exhibition. Features touring exhibitions, and visitors are also able to enjoy rooms that reflect on Portsmouth music and the history of the Guildhall. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Library, third floor gallery, Guildhall Square, PO1 2DX. 9.30am-5pm Mon & Fri, 9.30am-6pm Tues, Wed & Thurs 10am-3.30pm Sat. Nature Exposed. Photographic exhibition by Dr Asim K. Dasgupta showcasing 30 photographs that capture the beauty of nature in its myriad forms. Admission free. Contact (023) 9268 8057 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw foreshore walk. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime walk. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Contact (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

WEDNESDAY

CLASSES

SOUTHSEA: St Luke’s Church Hall, PO5 2PL. 7.30pm-9pm. Martial arts. Kung fu. First lesson is free. Contact 07813 006569 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 9.30am-11am. Hatha yoga. With Lucy, for all levels. Contact 079441 23620 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 11.30am-12.30pm. Yoga mamas and yoga babies. With Lucy, for babies from eight weeks of age to crawling. Contact 079441 23620 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 6.30pm-7.30pm. Beginners’ tai chi. With Seven Stars. Contact 07968 228185 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 8pm-9pm. My Kind Of Yoga. With Cheryl. Visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10.30am, 11.30am & 2.30pm. Travelling Together. Creative play sessions for 0 - two year olds. Explore winter, wind, storms and circles in a multi-sensory environment inspired by the journey of Edward Lear’s Jumblies. Admission free. Limited places, booking recommended. Call (023) 9283 4744 or visit portsmouthcitymuseums.co.uk/portsmouth-museum/forthcoming-events for more information.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Sickert in Dieppe. Exhibition exploring how the picturesque French seaside resort of Dieppe proved to be such a formative setting for British painter Walter Sickert. Visit pallant.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Nek Chand: The Rock Garden Sculptures. An installation of sculptures by internationally renowned outsider artist Nek Chand, creator of the famous sculpture park The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, in India. More than 40 figurative concrete and mosaic works created from found objects and on loan from the Nek Chand Foundation will be on display in the Courtyard Garden and Garden Gallery. Visit pallant.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Kenneth Rowntree: A Centenary Exhibition. Touring from the Fry Art Gallery in Saffron Walden, this exhibition marks the centenary of the birth of Kenneth Rowntree, known for his works in oil and watercolour. A contemporary of Edward Bawden RA, Michael Rothenstein RA and Eric Ravilious, with whom he became great friends, the influence of a generation of English artist-designers is evident in his range of work. Visit pallant.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. A new contemporary installation in the Queen Anne townhouse by American multimedia artist Michael Petry. Utilising traditional glass-making techniques employed by students and staff at the Plymouth College of Art, the new work has been created in direct response to the form of the grand staircase. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. St Ives and British Modernism. Marking the centenary of George Dannatt’s birth in 1915, this exhibition will explore a collection which includes a largely unseen and newly conserved group of paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints by key figures associated with the St Ives Group of Artists in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Stitchsmiths.Contemporary textile art from Fareham creative group Faze 4, inspired by the permanent displays at the museum. Part of Hampshire Open Studios and Fareham Arts Festival admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: Cafe Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm Sat 9am - 5pm. The Bad Art Exhibition. An art exhibition by a group of Hayling Island artists who have been painting for years. Their work has been bought by the general public but it is frequently rejected by judges of national exhibitions. These exhibitions are believed to reflect good art, so therefore this rejected work must be bad art, but judge for yourself. Visit haylingarts.co.uk or email haylingarts@talktalk.net for more information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, PO12 2AS. 10am-4.30pm. First Out, Last In. Exhibition focusing on the role of the Royal Navy’s submarines during the First World War. See objects, photographs, rare images and personal accounts. Admission free with valid museum ticket. Contact (023) 9251 0354 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5.30pm. Gallipoli: Myth And Memory. An exhibition telling the Royal Navy’s misunderstood story of the bloody Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 which was a major failure and caused over 200,000 Allied casualties with many deaths coming from disease. Admission free with valid ticket.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Pie & Vinyl Poster Show: Gig Posters From Around The World. An exhibition of framed works of contemporary studios from all over the world: North, Central and South America, Europe and across the UK. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport & Fareham Rugby Club, Dolphin Crescent, PO12 2HE. 8pm-10.30pm. FB Pocket Orchestra. Organised by Gosport Jazz Club. Booking advisable, admission £8 members, £10 non-members/guests. Contact (023) 9269 3988 or visit gosportjazz.hampshire.org.uk for more information.

SOUTHAMPTON: Park Gate Royal British Legion, 366 Brook Lane, Sarisbury Green, SO31 7DP. 8pm-10.30pm. The Clive New Big Band. Organised by Gosport Jaz Club. Admission free. Contact (023) 9269 3988 for more information.

STAGE

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. 7.30pm. A Midsummer Nights Dream. By Dynamo Youth Theatre. A play by William Shakespeare, adapted by Lucy Flannery. Call (023) 9247 2700 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Meet at the Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Walk. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower.New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Contact (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: 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 New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Contact (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton Foreshore walk. Shorter, slower walk to Baffins Pond, ideal for buggies or wheelchairs. Or a longer, faster walk to Milton foreshore.New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Contact (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

THURSDAY

CLASSES

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 10am-11am. Beginners’ yoga. With Seven Stars. Contact 07968 228185 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 11.15am-12.15pm. Tai chi. With Seven Stars. Contact 07968 228185 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 5.45pm-7.15pm. Pregnancy yoga. With Lucy. Contact 079441 23620or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 5.45pm-7.15pm. Hatha yoga. With Lucy, suitable for all levels. Contact 079441 23620or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Teadance. With sequence dances and some ballroom. Admission £2.50 which includes refreshments. Call (023) 9226 6177 for more information.

EVENTS

COPNOR: The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 11.30am-1.30pm. Lunch Club. A fresh homemade lunch and dessert, followed by entertainment afterwards, which can include bingo, a quiz or a guest speaker. Admission £3.95. Contact (023) 9261 7890 for more information.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Sickert in Dieppe. Exhibition exploring how the picturesque French seaside resort of Dieppe proved to be such a formative setting for British painter Walter Sickert. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Nek Chand: The Rock Garden Sculptures. An installation of sculptures by internationally renowned outsider artist Nek Chand, creator of the famous sculpture park The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, in India. More than 40 figurative concrete and mosaic works created from found objects and on loan from the Nek Chand Foundation will be on display in the Courtyard Garden and Garden Gallery. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Kenneth Rowntree: A Centenary Exhibition. Touring from the Fry Art Gallery in Saffron Walden, this exhibition marks the centenary of the birth of Kenneth Rowntree, known for his works in oil and watercolour. A contemporary of Edward Bawden RA, Michael Rothenstein RA and Eric Ravilious, with whom he became great friends, the influence of a generation of English artist-designers is evident in his range of work. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. A new contemporary installation in the Queen Anne townhouse by American multimedia artist Michael Petry. Utilising traditional glass-making techniques employed by students and staff at the Plymouth College of Art, the new work has been created in direct response to the form of the grand staircase. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm. St Ives and British Modernism. Marking the centenary of George Dannatt’s birth in 1915, this exhibition will explore a collection which includes a largely unseen and newly conserved group of paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints by key figures associated with the St Ives Group of Artists in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Stitchsmiths.Contemporary textile art from Fareham creative group Faze 4, inspired by the permanent displays at the museum. Part of Hampshire Open Studios and Fareham Arts Festival. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: Cafe Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm Sat 9am - 5pm. The Bad Art Exhibition. An art exhibition by a group of Hayling Island artists who have been painting for years. Their work has been bought by the general public but it is frequently rejected by judges of national exhibitions. These exhibitions are believed to reflect good art, so therefore this rejected work must be bad art, but judge for yourself. Visit haylingarts.co.uk or email haylingarts@talktalk.net.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, PO12 2AS. 10am-4.30pm. First Out, Last In. Exhibition focusing on the role of the Royal Navy’s submarines during the First World War. See objects, photographs, rare images and personal accounts. Admission free with valid museum ticket. Contact (023) 9251 0354 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5.30pm. Gallipoli: Myth And Memory. An exhibition telling the Royal Navy’s misunderstood story of the bloody Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 which was a major failure and caused over 200,000 Allied casualties with many deaths coming from disease. Admission free with valid ticket.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Pie & Vinyl Poster Show: Gig Posters From Around The World. An exhibition of framed works of contemporary studios from all over the world: North, Central and South America, Europe and across the UK. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Rock Shots: The Portsmouth Music Experience Gallery. Exhibiting 50 years of music photography in Portsmouth and featuring photography by Bob Aylott, Oana Damir, Joe Watson, Kevin Purdy, Steve Whale, Nigel Grundy, Paul Windsor, Tom Langford, Terry Aldridge, Robbie Robertson and Hannah Mesquitta. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Who’s Tommy Exhibition. Features touring exhibitions, and visitors are also able to enjoy rooms that reflect on Portsmouth music and the history of the Guildhall. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Library, third floor gallery, Guildhall Square, PO1 2DX. 9.30am-5pm Mon & Fri, 9.30am-6pm Tues, Wed & Thurs 10am-3.30pm Sat. Nature Exposed. Photographic exhibition by Dr Asim K. Dasgupta showcasing 30 photographs that capture the beauty of nature in its myriad forms. Admission free. Contact (023) 9268 8057 for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

FILMS

FRATTON: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Square,Clive Road, PO15 5JJ. 6.30pm. Como Agua Para Chocolate. Film screening organised by Portsmouth Hispanic Society. In Spanish with English subtitles. Admission free to all members, non-members £2.Visit portsmouthspanish.org.uk for information.

STAGE

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. 7.30pm. A Midsummer Nights Dream.By Dynamo Youth Theatre. A play by William Shakespeare, adapted by Lucy Flannery. Call (023) 9247 2700 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

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. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Contact (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

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