What’s on for Friday, July 3, 2015 - Thursday, July 9, 2015

Radio 2 Young Folk award winners Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar play Grayshott Village Hall on Saturday evening. See Saturday's gigs for more information.
Radio 2 Young Folk award winners Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar play Grayshott Village Hall on Saturday evening. See Saturday's gigs for more information.
Matt Jones as Rudyard Kipling and Lynn Pegler as his wife Carrie.

Playwright brings Kipling’s story back to Hampshire

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TODAY

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: The Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-2.30am. It’s A Sin. Two club rooms playing a mix of pre-year-2000 party anthems and classic tunes, from ’50s rock n roll to ’90s indie, Britpop and dance. Admission free.

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: The Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Carl Donnelly, The Raymond & Mr Timpkins Review, Pierre Hollins and compère Dinga. Admission £8, members and NUS £6.

CONCERTS

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road, PO5 2SH. 7.30pm. Solid Gold ’70s Show. Glamrock greats, disco hits, power ballads and party anthems revive the golden age of pop in a night of hits from Sweet, T Rex, Queen, Elton John and more. Tickets £19.50-£21. Visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk or call (023) 9282 8282 for information and bookings.

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

PORTSMOUTH: The Isambard Kingdom Brunel Pub, Guildhall Walk, Guildhall Square. Mens’ 50+ group. For further details contact Roger Budden on 077714 11428 or email malcolm.budden@ntlworld.com

PORTSMOUTH: Paulsgrove Healthy Living Centre, Allaway Avenue. 2pm-4pm. Paulsgrove Friendship Club. Tea, cake and great conversation. Admission £2. Contact (023) 9268 8705 for more details.

PORTSMOUTH: Beddow Library, Milton Road. 10.30am-12.30pm. Milton Social Group.

SOUTHSEA: The Omega Centre, PO5 4LP. 11.30am-3pm. Clay Station session. Four hour session in the ceramic studio. Membership fee £50, £30 concessions plus £9.50 per session, £7 concessions. Contact 07582 271420 or email clay.station@mail.com for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Round Tower, Broad Street. PO1 2JE. 4pm-8pm. Southsea Night Market. Different stalls each week, with a range of products on offer including unique illustrations and prints, knitted and crocheted items, jewellery and accessories, or hand-thrown pottery and ceramics. Admission free. Visit portsconsort.com for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Castle, Clarence Esplanade, PO5 3PA. 6pm-late. Champagne bar. Includes champagne, prosecco, live bands, DJs, draught lager and grazing plates. Admission free, £25 for a prosecco table for four, £50 for a Champagne table for four. Contact 07833 015457 for bookings and information.

EXHIBITIONS

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Be-spoke. Discover some unusual historic bicycles and see how the creativity of their inventors was shaped by war, women and work. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum 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.

GOSPORT: Gallery@Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. W. L. Wyllie. An exhibition of prints and original artworks by W. L. Wyllie, one of the country’s foremost 19th and 20th centuries. In partnership with White Dog Gallery, Lee-on-the-Solent. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Jewellers’ Showcase. Wendy Nutt and Jill Clark are exhibiting as visiting artists in the first half of 2015. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

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 Guildhall, Guildhall Square, PO1 2AB. 9am-6pm. Spice Island Art Trail. Pop-up exhibition of winning pieces from this year’s Portsmouth Festivities Spice Island Art Trail. The best of the best Hampshire art, selected by judges from local arts organisations including Art Space Portsmouth, Aspex Gallery, Guildhall Cultural Trust and Strong Island. Admission free. Visit portsmouthfestivities.co.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, 121 High Street, PO1 2HW. 11am-6pm. Greenwich Printmakers Group Show and paintings by Richard Colson. Old Portsmouth welcomes 16 fine art printmakers with a large variety of limited edition prints made with all sorts of techniques at affordable prices. The gallery will also be showing Fencers, a collection of oil paintings by artist Richard Colson. Visit jackhousegallery.co.uk for more information.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Big Screen Portsmouth, Guildhall Square, PO1 2AL. 7pm. BP Big Screens 2015 - Don Giovanni. Live relay of Don Giovanni direct from the Royal Opera House. Admission free.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: The Cellars at Eastney, 56 Cromwell Road, PO4 9PN. 7.30pm. Jah Wobble’s Invaders Of The Heart. Live music from prolific solo artist and well-respected session musician, with a passion for Eastern and Global music. Tickets £16 in advance, £18 on the door. Contact (023) 9282 6249 for more information.

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

SOUTHSEA: The Auckland Arms, Netley Road, PO5 3NB. 8.30pm. Hexagon Noon. Jazzy and party tunes. Admission free. Contact (023) 9278 0860.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 7.45pm. Educating Rita. Adapted from Willy Russell’s comic novel. World-weary lecturer, Frank, has never met anyone like plain-speaking hairdresser Rita – until the Open University brings them together. Starring Lenny Henry. Tickets £15-£48. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. 7.30pm. HLO: Princess Ida. Musical satire about three warriors, two kings and a princess principal of a ladies’ college. Gilbert & Sullivan’s only three act opera, first performed in 1884, performed by Havant’s premier musical drama team. Tickets £10, £5 for under 18s. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, Portsmouth Road. 7.30pm. Roleplay. Play by Alan Ayckbourn, performed by Horndean Amateur Theatrical Society. Justin and Julie-Ann, a couple sharing a London Docklands apartment have invited their respective parents for dinner so that they can announce their engagement. However, the evening ends up very differently than intended. Tickets £6, available on the door or can be reserved by phoning (023) 9278 5800. Visit horndeanamdram.com for more information. PORTSMOUTH: Players Studio Theatre, Milton Park, Milton Road. 7.30pm. Players In The Barn With Sondheim. The life and times of Stephen Sondheim through his music, performed by the Portsmouth Players. Tickets £10. Contact (023) 9237 0501 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: Meet at The Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade, PO5 3ST. 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 City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team.

TOMORROW

DANCING

COWPLAIN: St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Padnell Road. 7pm-10pm. Social dancing. Admission £3. Bring own refreshments.

EVENTS

HAVANT: St Faith’s Church. 10am-midday. Coffee morning. Refreshments, cakes, jams, jewellery, toys and books. All welcome. Contact (023) 9249 2129 or visit stfaith.com for more information.

HAYLING ISLAND: Northney Marina. Midday-5pm. Cornish Pilot Gig Regatta. Hosted by the Langstone Cutters Gig Club. Rowing regatta featuring crews from the south and west of England. Best viewing locations are Langstone foreshore and Hayling Bridge. Visit langstonecuttersgigclub.co.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Charles Dickens Centre, Lake Road, PO1 4DY. 1-4pm. Table top sale. To book a table or pitch, £5. Contact (023) 9273 8482.

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Church, Litchfield Road, Copnor, PO3 6DE. 3.30pm-5.30pm. Messy Church. Fun activities for families based on the theme of sports day, followed by games, races and a shared BBQ. All families welcome. Admission free, donations welcome. Contact Rachel Milne on (023) 9282 2711 for further information or visit stcuthbertwithstaidan.org.uk.

PURBROOK: St John’s Church, London Road. 10am-2pm. Old-fashioned summer fete. With an American theme to recognise Independence Day. Traditional stalls, sideshows and cream teas. Tables available. Contact Alfred Wootten to book on (023) 9279 8215 or alfwootten@outlook.com.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Gardens. 5pm-8pm. Open gardens. Four town gardens within 100m of each other. Each has a distinctive style, with very different designs showing what can be achieved in an urban setting. Admission £5.

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 (1860-1942). 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. Be-spoke. Discover some unusual historic bicycles and see how the creativity of their inventors was shaped by war, women and work. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum 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 our rejected work must be bad art, but come judge for yourself. Visit haylingarts.co.uk or email haylingarts@talktalk.net 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.

GOSPORT: Gallery@Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. W. L. Wyllie. An exhibition of prints and original artworks by W. L. Wyllie, one of the country’s foremost 19th and 20th centuries. In partnership with White Dog Gallery, Lee-on-the-Solent. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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 Guildhall, Guildhall Square, PO1 2AB. 9am-6pm. Spice Island Art Trail. Pop-up exhibition of winning pieces from this year’s Portsmouth Festivities Spice Island Art Trail. The best of the best Hampshire art, selected by judges from local arts organisations including Art Space Portsmouth, Aspex Gallery, Guildhall Cultural Trust and Strong Island. Admission free. Visit portsmouthfestivities.co.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, 121 High Street, PO1 2HW. 11am-6pm. Greenwich Printmakers Group Show and paintings by Richard Colson. Old Portsmouth welcomes 16 fine art printmakers with a large variety of limited edition prints made with all sorts of techniques at affordable prices. The gallery will also be showing Fencers, a collection of oil paintings by artist Richard Colson. Visit jackhousegallery.co.uk for more information.

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.

GIGS

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road, Nr. Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6TZ. 7.30pm. Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar. Live music from BBC Radio 2 Young Folk award winners 2013. Tickets £12, £14 on the door, under 16s £6/£7. Call Des O’Byrne on 01428 607096 or visit grayshottfolkclub.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: The Auckland Arms, Netley Road, PO5 3NB. 8.30pm. Diva DJ. Including some reggae and ska. Admission free. Contact (023) 9278 0860 for more information.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 2.45pm & 7.45pm. Educating Rita. Adapted from Willy Russell’s comic novel. World-weary lecturer, Frank, has never met anyone like plain-speaking hairdresser Rita - until the Open University brings them together. Starring Lenny Henry. Tickets £15-£48. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. 7.30pm. HLO: Princess Ida. Musical satire about three warriors, two kings and a princess principal of a ladies’ college. Gilbert & Sullivan’s only three act opera, first performed in 1884, performed by Havant’s premier musical drama team. Tickets £10, £5 for under 18s. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Players Studio Theatre, Milton Park, Milton Road. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Players In The Barn With Sondheim. The life and times of Stephen Sondheim through his music, performed by the Portsmouth Players. Tickets £10. Contact (023) 9237 0501 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: Cumberland House Natural History Museum, Eastern Parade, PO4 9RF. 10am-midday. Wildlife Watch: Beach Explorers. Family event for people that want to get out and about and more involved with nature. The activities are based mostly outdoors, in natural surroundings. Come prepared with a waterproof coat and some wellies.

Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. All sessions will be held outdoors, whatever the weather. Admission £3. For more information contact Dawn Morgan at wildlifewatch@hiwwt.org.uk

SUNDAY

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Road. 7pm-10pm. 50-50 dance. Admission £4.50.

EVENTS

HAYLING ISLAND: Northney Marina. 1pm. Annual Round Hayling Rowing Race. A tough 13 miles of racing for gigs, galleys, jolly boats and cutters. Crews will row clockwise passing Eaststoke, Hayling Ferry and finishing at Northney.Visit langstonecuttersgigclub.co.uk for more information.

PORTCHESTER: Wicor Primary School

Community Garden. 10am-2pm. Open gardens. School gardens tended by pupils, staff and community gardeners. Jurassic garden, orchard, tropical bed, wildlife areas and allotment. Plants for sale and teas. Admission £3.50.

PORTSMOUTH: Charles Dickens Birth Place Museum. 10am-5.30pm. Dickens reading. The museum is open to the public as normal. In addition at 3pm, visitors have the opportunity of listening to a reading from the works of Dickens by a member of the Dickens Fellowship. For more information contact (023) 9266 4205.

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 (1860-1942). Visit pallant.org.uk 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, PO1 2AB. 9am-6pm. Spice Island Art Trail. Pop-up exhibition of winning pieces from this year’s Portsmouth Festivities Spice Island Art Trail. The best of the best Hampshire art, selected by judges from local arts organisations including Art Space Portsmouth, Aspex Gallery, Guildhall Cultural Trust and Strong Island. Admission free. Visit portsmouthfestivities.co.uk for more information.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: The Auckland Arms, Netley Road, PO5 3NB. Midday. Adam Broads. Lunchtime blues jazz session. Admission free. Contact (023) 9278 0860 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: The Auckland Arms, Netley Road, PO5 3NB. 8.30pm. Helene. Sunday evening chillax. Contact (023) 9278 0860 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Hovercraft Terminal, Clarence Parade. Meet at 10.45am for 11am start or Castle Road 11.10am. Urban hike to Tipner. Three mile leisurely walk on quiet roads led by Friends of the Earth. Stop for coffee and bring a picnic for end of walk. You can catch the 2pm Park & Ride bus back to Southsea. Contact (023) 9235 1165 for more information.

monday

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea dance. Admission £2.50, including tea and biscuit.

COSHAM: Cosham Community Association, Wootton Road, PO6 3AP. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s Modern Sequence Dance Club. Selected new dances taught. Admission £2.50, new members always welcome. Tea and biscuits included. Contact Michael or Maureen on (023) 9271 0060.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Cosham Library, Spur Road. 2pm-4pm. Craft group. Craft, tea, cake and a warm welcome. Telephone (023) 9268 8705 for more details.

GOSPORT: SEARCH, Local & Naval Studies Centre @ Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1NS. 11am-midday. Animal Antics. Explore SEARCH for science rooms full of stuffed animals and other natural history specimens. Games and makes and lots of animal fun for the under 5s.

Admission £1. Contact (023) 9252 3463 for bookings and information.

NORTH END: North End Baptist Church, Powerscourt Road. 10am-midday. Copnor Coffee Club for the over 50s. Tea, cake, activites and a warm welcome. Admission £2. Telephone (023) 9268 8705 for more details.

PETERSFIELD: The JCPF Phoenix Centre Healing Clinic, Winton House, High Street, GU32 3JL. 10.30am-12.30pm. Spiritual Healing Clinic. No appointment necessary. Admission free, a donation is gratefully received. Contact (023) 9269 3169 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road, North End. 10.30am-12.45pm and 4pm-7pm. Spiritual Healing Clinic. No appointment necessary. Admission free, a donation is gratefully received. Contact (023) 9269 3169 for more information.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Be-spoke. Discover some unusual historic bicycles and see how the creativity of their inventors was shaped by war, women and work. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum 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: 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 Guildhall, Guildhall Square, PO1 2AB. 9am-6pm. Spice Island Art Trail. Pop-up exhibition of winning pieces from this year’s Portsmouth Festivities Spice Island Art Trail. The best of the best Hampshire art, selected by judges from local arts organisations including Art Space Portsmouth, Aspex Gallery, Guildhall Cultural Trust and Strong Island. Admission free. Visit portsmouthfestivities.co.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, 121 High Street, PO1 2HW. 11am-6pm. Greenwich Printmakers Group Show and paintings by Richard Colson. Old Portsmouth welcomes 16 fine art printmakers with a large variety of limited edition prints made with all sorts of techniques at affordable prices. The gallery will also be showing Fencers, a collection of oil paintings by artist Richard Colson. Visit jackhousegallery.co.uk for more information.

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. 7.45pm. Educating Rita. Adapted from Willy Russell’s comic novel. World-weary lecturer, Frank, has never met anyone like plain-speaking hairdresser Rita - until the Open University brings them together. Starring Lenny Henry. Tickets £15-£48. 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.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. 5pm-7pm. Local history walks. Local historian Lesley Burton takes you on an informative walking tour of Gosport and the surrounding areas with a few surprises along the way.

Tickets £25 for five walks. Contact (023) 9252 3463 for bookings and more information.

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.

TUESDAY

DANCING

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea dance. Admission £2, including tea and biscuit.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church Hall, Osborn Road South. Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start. Solent Fushcia Club meeting. Richard Levett presents behind the scenes at Titchfield Haven. Non members welcome, admission for non members £1. Contact 01329 310124 or visit solentfuchsia.co.uk for more information.

FRATTON: Make & The Craft Kitchen, 1 Cornwall Road, PO1 5AA. 7-9pm. Adult Colouring-In Club. A bit of stress relief and fun colouring in some designs. Pens and images provided. Admission £5, includes refreshments. No need to book. Contact (023) 9282 2026 or visit makesouthsea.com for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: 63 Howard Road, PO2 9PR. 10.30am-12.30pm. Social group for the over 50s. For tea, cake and a warm welcome. Admission £2. Telephone (023) 9268 8705 for more details.

SOUTHSEA: The Omega Centre, PO5 4LP. 4pm-8pm. Clay Station session. Four hour session in the ceramic studio. Membership fee £50, £30 concessions plus £9.50 per session, £7 concessions. Contact 07582 271420 or email clay.station@mail.com 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 (1860-1942). 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. Be-spoke. Discover some unusual historic bicycles and see how the creativity of their inventors was shaped by war, women and work. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum 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 our rejected work must be bad art, but come judge for yourself. Visit haylingarts.co.uk or email haylingarts@talktalk.net 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: 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: Jack House Gallery, 121 High Street, PO1 2HW. 11am-6pm. Greenwich Printmakers Group Show and paintings by Richard Colson. Old Portsmouth welcomes 16 fine art printmakers with a large variety of limited edition prints made with all sorts of techniques at affordable prices. The gallery will also be showing Fencers, a collection of oil paintings by artist Richard Colson. Visit jackhousegallery.co.uk for more information.

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. 7.45pm. Educating Rita. Adapted from Willy Russell’s comic novel. World-weary lecturer, Frank, has never met anyone like plain-speaking hairdresser Rita - until the Open University brings them together. Starring Lenny Henry. Tickets £15-£48. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. 5pm-7pm. Local history walks. Local historian Lesley Burton takes you on an informative walking tour of Gosport and the surrounding areas with a few surprises along the way.

Tickets £25 for five walks. Contact (023) 9252 3463 for bookings and more information.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Elmore car park. 10am. Lee historic waterfront walk and talk. Learn about the waterfront history of Lee. Walk lasts around 90 minutes and will be lead by Ray Harding. For more info contact Ray on (023) 9255 1706.

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. (023) 9268 8390.

WEDNESDAY

DANCING

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Association, 10 Maurepas Way, situated on ASDA car park, PO7 7AY. 7.45pm-10.15pm. W.A.C.A. Sequence Dance Club. New members and visitors welcome. Tuition included. Tea and biscuits available. Admission £3. Contact Michael on (023) 9271 0060 for more information.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: The Scout Hut, Clayhall Road, Alverstoke. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Hampshire Genealogical Society, Gosport group meeting. Talk by Jo Owen Smith entitled parcel of gold for Edith. All welcome. Admission free for first three visits. £15 annual membership. Contact: Marilyn Lovett on (023) 9258 5194 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. 5pm-8pm. Battle Of Britain Airfix Workshop. To mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain this workshop invites you to build either a Spitfire or Messerschmitt airfix model. Kit, paint and glue supplied. Suitable for ages eight to 80. Admission £4. Contact (023) 9252 3463 for bookings and information.

HAYLING ISLAND: Littlewood, 163 West Lane, PO11 0JW. 12.30pm-2.30pm.Pate and strawberry lunch. On the lawn, inside if it rains. Tickets must be booked in advance, all proceeds go to HI Conservative Association. Contact (023) 9246 3595 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Drayton Centre, 238 Havant Road, Drayton. 9.30am-11.30am. Connor’s Toy Libraries. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft, other activities and a healthy snack. Admission £2 per family per week. Outreach support provided for

unconfident or vulnerable families. Contact (023) 9283 2926 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Library. 10.30am-11.30am. Dementia Friends information session. Learn more about dementia and how you can help to create dementia friendly communities. An interactive session of value to anyone likely to come into contact with people living with dementia or anyone interested in learning more about this condition. Admission free, to reserve a place either book via the Alzheimer’s Society website atdementiafriends.org.uk or contact Pat Garrett on (023) 9268 8259 or by emailing patricia.garrett@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

PORTSMOUTH: The Lounge in Brent Court, Warren Avenue, Milton. 10am-midday. Wednesday Club. Relaxed group meeting for chat, tea coffee. New visitors welcome, provided you are 60+.

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 2pm-4pm. The Natterjacks. Offering friendship, activities and speakers. Admission £2. Call (023) 9268 8705 for more details.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Marines Museum, Esplanade, PO4 9PX. 10am-5pm. Open Wednesdays with the curators. If you’re thinking about researching your Naval and Military Ancestors, expert curators and archivists will be on hand to help provide you with the information you need to get you started. Admission free with a valid ticket. Visit historicdockyard.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: St Luke’s Church Hall, PO5 4LH. 7.30pm-9pm. Kung fu. First lesson free. Contact 078130 06569 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 (1860-1942). Visit pallant.org.uk 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 come judge for yourself. Visit haylingarts.co.uk or email haylingarts@talktalk.net 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, 121 High Street, PO1 2HW. 11am-6pm. Greenwich Printmakers Group Show and paintings by Richard Colson. Old Portsmouth welcomes 16 fine art printmakers with a large variety of limited edition prints made with all sorts of techniques at affordable prices. The gallery will also be showing Fencers, a collection of oil paintings by artist Richard Colson. Visit jackhousegallery.co.uk for more information.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 7.45pm. Educating Rita. Adapted from Willy Russell’s comic novel. World-weary lecturer, Frank, has never met anyone like plain-speaking hairdresser Rita - until the Open University brings them together. Starring Lenny Henry. Tickets £15-£48. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 5.30pm-6.30pm. First Sea Lord’s lecture on Naval history and strategy. Command, control, communication and intelligence : The case of the Gallipoli campaign, 1915, by speaker professional Richard Harding, University of Westminster. Admission free, advanced booking required. To book call (023) 9272 7574 or visit historicdockyard.co.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet in the main castle car park. 2pm. Portchester Castle walk. Suitable for beginners. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team.

THURSDAY

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club function room, Spur Road, PO6 3DY. 7.30pm for 8pm start-11pm. Club-50 Farewell disco. Golden oldies and disco classics from the last six decades. With Denis Kaye. Admission £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958 or club-50.co.uk.

EVENTS

FRATTON: Make & The Craft Kitchen, 1 Cornwall Road, PO1 5AA. 7-9pm. Fabric and card printing. Workshop making your own stamps and using inks and fabric paints to decorate cards and pieces of fabric. Admission £10, booking essential. Contact (023) 9282 2026 or visit makesouthsea.com for more information.

SOUTHSEA: St.James’ Church Hall, Milton Road. 11.30am. Singercise. Activity session to music for older and disabled people to help improve fitness. Tea and chat after. Admission £2.50. 07754 52 8814.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall. 9.30am-11.30am. St George’s Market. Home produced craft, jewellery, cards, cakes, preserves, eggs. Tea/coffee is available.

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 (1860-1942). 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. Be-spoke. Discover some unusual historic bicycles and see how the creativity of their inventors was shaped by war, women and work. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum 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: 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

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Castle. Doors open 8.30pm, starts at 9.20pm. Withnail And I. Special summer sunset screening of London in 1969, where two ‘resting’ actors Withnail and his flatmate, decide to leave their squalid Camden flat for a holiday in the countryside. Tickets £7 in advance. Visit portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk for more information.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: The RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Rd, PO4 9PN. 7pm. Play@The RMA. Presented by Nick Courtney. Live music from Parv, Nathalie Gunn, Lucky13 and more.

SOUTHSEA: The Auckland Arms, Netley Road, PO5 3NB. 8.30pm. Karen Barnett. Admission free. Contact (023) 9278 0860 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: The Fat Fox, Albert Road. 8pm. Live music. Kid Ackley, The Winter Project, Quartz and Phaze3. Admission £4. Suitable for ages 18 and over. Visit wegottickets.com/event/322326

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 7.45pm. Educating Rita. Adapted from Willy Russell’s comic novel. World-weary lecturer, Frank, has never met anyone like plain-speaking hairdresser Rita - until the Open University brings them together. Starring Lenny Henry. Tickets £15-£48. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

CHICHESTER: The Assembly Room, North Street, Chichester, PO19 1LQ. 7.30pm. A Compliation Of Music From The Shows. An evening of music performed by the Emsworth Community Singers as part of Festival of Chichester. Tickets £10 from Cathedral Cloisters. Contact 01243 813595 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. 5pm-7pm. Local history walks. Local historian Lesley Burton takes you on an informative walking tour of Gosport and the surrounding areas with a few surprises along the way.

Tickets £25 for five walks. Contact (023) 9252 3463 for bookings and more information.