What’s on for Friday, June 5-Thursday, June 11

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Go behind the scenes of the Kings Theatre, Southsea on Sunday. Picture: Keith Woodland. PPP-170602-110237001

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FRIDAY

CONCERTS

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, PO9 1BS. 8pm. Mari Wilson’s Ready Steady Girls. Mari Wilson pays homage to all the ‘60s British pop legends that inspired her. Tickets £18, £16.20 concessions. Visit thespring.co.uk or call (023) 9247 2700 for more information.

DANCING

SOUTHAMPTON: The Royal British Legion, 366 Brook Lane, Parkgate, SO31 7DP. 2pm-4pm. Social dancing.

Admission £3. Refreshments supplied. For further information contact (023) 8076 0202.

EVENTS

HAVANT: Rowlands Castle, Standsted Park, PO9 6DX. The Garden Show. Browse more than 300 stands showcasing specialist plants, garden accessories, art, design and sculpture and learn about gardening. Admission £8, concessions £6, children £3. Visit thegardenshowonline.com for more information.

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.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The Alresford Monday painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph from 2002 to 2012. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org 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. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. It also reveals Paul’s own projects influenced by British folklore and landscapes. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. In partnership with White Dog Gallery, Lee-on-the-Solent. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the

venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

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: 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: The Arts Lodge, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road, PO1 3HJ. 10am-5pm. David Sinclair - Jazz Photographs. A range of intimate pictures of some of the most famous jazz musicians in the world. Admission free. Contact (023) 9287 0880 or visit artandsoultraders.com for more information.

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. Illustrated - Neal Layton. Award winning, Southsea based illustrator Neal Layton will be displaying some of his original artworks from ‘Monster’, ‘Rover’ and ‘Howler’ by acclaimed author Michael Rosen, published by Bloomsbury. Admission free, 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 Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. A Hard Choice: Stories behind Portsmouth’s collections of art and design. Showcasing the diversity of Portsmouth’s collections, Rosalinda reveals the stories behind the objects and the hidden world of the curator. The exhibition will share her knowledge and joy in museum collections. Fine and decorative art will feature strongly.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5pm. 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.

GIGS

HAVANT: The Curlew. 9pm. Tangerine Tantrum. Live music.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road. 7.30pm. Road Show. Musical by Stephen Sondheim, performed by CCADS. Contact (023) 9246 6363 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.

SATURDAY

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, PO9 1BS. 8pm. Alex Horne: Monsieur Butterfly. Creator and host of BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Horne Section’, Alex Horne returns to The Spring with a double-bill of stand-up comedy and then Monsieur Butterfly, his 2014 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated show. Admission £15. Visit thespring.co.uk or call (023) 9247 2700 for more information.

EVENTS

COWPLAIN: Cowplain Community Pre-School. 10am-midday. 40th celebration/funday. Opened by the Mayor of Havant. Bouncy castle and lots of stalls.

GOSPORT: 10 Beech Grove, PO12 2EJ. 1.30pm. Abbeyfield annual fete. Band, stalls, choir, grand raffle, Elsa and Anna from Frozen and much more. Organised by Abbeyfield, a charity providing supported sheltered accomadation for the older person.

SOUTHSEA: The Omega Centre, PO5 4LP. 12pm-4pm. Clay Station taster session. Held in the ceramic studio, a chance to try your hand at clay making. Admission free. All welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact 07582 271420 or email clay.station@mail.com for more information.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The Alresford Monday painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph from 2002 to 2012. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org 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. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. It also reveals Paul’s own projects influenced by British folklore and landscapes. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. In partnership with White Dog Gallery, Lee-on-the-Solent. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the

venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

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: 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: The Arts Lodge, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road, PO1 3HJ. 10am-5pm. David Sinclair - Jazz Photographs. A range of intimate pictures of some of the most famous jazz musicians in the world. Admission free. Contact (023) 9287 0880 or visit artandsoultraders.com for more information.

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. Illustrated - Neal Layton. Award winning, Southsea based illustrator Neal Layton will be displaying some of his original artworks from ‘Monster’, ‘Rover’ and ‘Howler’ by acclaimed author Michael Rosen, published by Bloomsbury. Admission free, 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 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. A Hard Choice: Stories behind Portsmouth’s collections of art and design. Showcasing the diversity of Portsmouth’s collections, Rosalinda reveals the stories behind the objects and the hidden world of the curator. The exhibition will share her knowledge and joy in museum collections. Fine and decorative art will feature strongly.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5pm. 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.

GIGS

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, PO9 1BS. 1pm. Tim Madden And The Struggle. Original songs and covers in an upbeat Americana style. Admission free. Visit thespring.co.uk or call (023) 9247 2700 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, Eastney, PO4 9PN. 9pm. Petty Criminals. Tom Petty tribute band. Visit rmatavern.co.uk

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road. 7.30pm. Road Show. Musical by Stephen Sondheim, performed by CCADS. Contact (023) 9246 6363 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

BURITON: Meet at Buriton Crossroads bus stop. 11.05am. CHA Walking Club. Circular walk via Stroud. Five to six miles. Contact (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

SOUTHSEA: Cumberland House Natural History Museum, Eastern Parade, PO4 9RF. 10am-midday. Southsea Wildlife Watch: Beautiful Butterflies & Buzzing Bees. An event for families and young people that want to get out and about and more involved with nature. The activities are based mostly outdoors, in natural surroundings. Make sure you 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, booking essential. 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

CHICHESTER: New Grange Centre, Bepton Road, Midhurst, GU29 9HD. 10.30am-4pm. Antique and collector’s fair. Wide variety of antiques and collectables including china, glass, gold and silver, Art Deco, jewellery, coins, and postcards. Buying and selling. Large free car park adjoining. Contact 07747 604541 or visit website at emmottpromotions.co.uk

FRATTON: St Mary’s Church. 4pm. Commemoration of the death of Charles Dickins. Members of the Dickins Fellowship will be commemorating the death of

Charles Dickins on June 9, 1870. There

will be an evensong service in the church followed by refreshments, and readings from the author’s novels in the church hall.

PORTSMOUTH: Charles Dickins Birthplace, 393 Old Commercial Road, PO1 4QL. 3pm. Charles Dickins reading. In addition to the usual museum facilities, visitors will have the opportunity of listening to a reading from the works of Dickins by a member of the Dickins Fellowship.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The Alresford Monday painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph from 2002 to 2012. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org 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: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. A Hard Choice: Stories behind Portsmouth’s collections of art and design. Showcasing the diversity of Portsmouth’s collections, Rosalinda reveals the stories behind the objects and the hidden world of the curator. The exhibition will share her knowledge and joy in museum collections. Fine and decorative art will feature strongly.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5pm. 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.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: The Phoenix, Torrington Road. 6pm. Bep and the Bop. Live music.

MONDAY

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Association, Wootton Road, PO6 3AP. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s modern sequence dance club. Tuition of new dances included. New members welcome. Admission £2.50, tea and biscuits included. Contact (023) 9271 0060.

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

SOUTHSEA: Devonshire Avenue Baptist Church hall, on the corner of Winter Road, PO4 9ED. 7.30-8.30pm. Ballroom and Latin dance classes. With Instep Dance Club. Beginners 7.30 pm- 8.30 pm; free practice dance 8.30 pm - 8.45 pm; improvers 8.45 pm - 9.30 pm. Admission £5 per session or £6 for 2 sessions per person/evening. Contact (023) 9264 9991.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, in Asda car park. 8pm. Waterlooville Folk Dance Group. Come along on your own or with a partner, no country dancing experience necessary. Admission £3. For further information contact Jane Tull (023) 9225 8056.

EVENTS

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

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.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The Alresford Monday painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph from 2002 to 2012. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org 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. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. It also reveals Paul’s own projects influenced by British folklore and landscapes. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. In partnership with White Dog Gallery, Lee-on-the-Solent. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the

venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

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: 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: The Arts Lodge, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road, PO1 3HJ. 10am-5pm. David Sinclair - Jazz Photographs. A range of intimate pictures of some of the most famous jazz musicians in the world. Admission free. Contact (023) 9287 0880 or visit artandsoultraders.com for more information.

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. Illustrated - Neal Layton. Award winning, Southsea based illustrator Neal Layton will be displaying some of his original artworks from ‘Monster’, ‘Rover’ and ‘Howler’ by acclaimed author Michael Rosen, published by Bloomsbury. Admission free, 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 Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. A Hard Choice: Stories behind Portsmouth’s collections of art and design. Showcasing the diversity of Portsmouth’s collections, Rosalinda reveals the stories behind the objects and the hidden world of the curator. The exhibition will share her knowledge and joy in museum collections. Fine and decorative art will feature strongly.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5pm. 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.

GIGS

FAREHAM: The Boarhunt Blues Club, Trampers Lane, PO17 6DD. 7.30pm doors for 8pm start. Mànran. Live music from a traditional and contemporary Gaelic and English band. Tickets £16. Contact 01329 833625, (023) 9226 4288 or email info@forestfolk.co.uk

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 Angel Memorial by bus terminus. 1pm. Canoe lake short walk. Slow short walk to the canoe lake cafe. 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.

TUESDAY

CONCERTS

COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 7.15pm. Cosham keyboard and music club. Members of the club perform, with a music quiz. Admission for non members £5. All welcome.

Contact (023) 9237 6313 for more information.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

BISHOP’S WALTHAM: St Peter’s Church Hall, Free Street. 7.45pm. Meon Valley Locomotive Society meeting. Conclusion of Steve Bigley’s illustrated talk on London Underground - its trains, stations and structures. This will be preceded by a short Annual General Meeting. Guests £2 donation, new members welcome.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Horses - watercolour demonstration. New Forest artist Alan Langford will be giving a demonstration using watercolour to the Lee-on-the-Solent art group. Alan is a member of the Society of Equine Artists. Visitors welcome. Admission £3. Contact (023) 9255 0581 or visit lee-on-the-solent-artgroup.yolasite.com

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.

PORTSMOUTH: St Nicholas Church Hall, Battenburg Avenue. 7.30pm. Solent Male voice choir. Rehearsal evening. The choir is recruiting for new members. Call (023) 9246 0985 for more information about the group.

SOUTHSEA: St. Swithun’s Church Hall, Waverley Road. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Dickins Fellowship meeting. Bring and buy sale, and presentations and discussion of the fellowship’s book of the year, Martin Chuzzlewit. All welcome. Members free, non-members £1.

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

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The Alresford Monday painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph from 2002 to 2012. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org 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. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. It also reveals Paul’s own projects influenced by British folklore and landscapes. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. In partnership with White Dog Gallery, Lee-on-the-Solent. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the

venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

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: 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: The Arts Lodge, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road, PO1 3HJ. 10am-5pm. David Sinclair - Jazz Photographs. A range of intimate pictures of some of the most famous jazz musicians in the world. Admission free. Contact (023) 9287 0880 or visit artandsoultraders.com for more information.

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. Illustrated - Neal Layton. Award winning, Southsea based illustrator Neal Layton will be displaying some of his original artworks from ‘Monster’, ‘Rover’ and ‘Howler’ by acclaimed author Michael Rosen, published by Bloomsbury. Admission free, 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 Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. A Hard Choice: Stories behind Portsmouth’s collections of art and design. Showcasing the diversity of Portsmouth’s collections, Rosalinda reveals the stories behind the objects and the hidden world of the curator. The exhibition will share her knowledge and joy in museum collections. Fine and decorative art will feature strongly.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5pm. 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.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, Eastney, PO4 9PN. 9pm. Jamalade. Jam night. Visit rmatavern.co.uk

SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents. Live music from Rozzii C, Avenue, Miggi and more.

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.

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

FRATTON: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place, off Clive Road. 10am-midday. Arts and crafts. Something different to do each week. Admission £3. Contact (023) 9278 0500 for more details.

HAVANT: Bedhampton Social Hall Centre, Havant Road, Bedhampton. 7.30pm. South East Hants Tinnitus Support Group meeting. With a guest speaker/demonstrator from Freedom Therapies.For further details contact Ann Hudson on 01243 786135.

PORTSMOUTH: Stamshaw Community Centre, 69 Wilson Road. 10.15am-11.45am. Stamshaw kurlers. SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 2pm-4pm. The Natterjacks. Offering friendship, activities and speakers. £2 admission. Call (023) 9268 8705 for more details.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The Alresford Monday painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph from 2002 to 2012. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org 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. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. It also reveals Paul’s own projects influenced by British folklore and landscapes. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. In partnership with White Dog Gallery, Lee-on-the-Solent. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the

venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

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: 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: The Arts Lodge, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road, PO1 3HJ. 10am-5pm. David Sinclair - Jazz Photographs. A range of intimate pictures of some of the most famous jazz musicians in the world. Admission free. Contact (023) 9287 0880 or visit artandsoultraders.com for more information.

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. Illustrated - Neal Layton. Award winning, Southsea based illustrator Neal Layton will be displaying some of his original artworks from ‘Monster’, ‘Rover’ and ‘Howler’ by acclaimed author Michael Rosen, published by Bloomsbury. Admission free, 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 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. A Hard Choice: Stories behind Portsmouth’s collections of art and design. Showcasing the diversity of Portsmouth’s collections, Rosalinda reveals the stories behind the objects and the hidden world of the curator. The exhibition will share her knowledge and joy in museum collections. Fine and decorative art will feature strongly.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5pm. 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.

FILMS

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, PO9 1BS. 1.45pm and 8pm. Big Eyes. True tale about painter Margaret Keane and her legal battles with her shameless husband, who stole the credit for her successful artwork. Tickets £6, concessions £5.40. Free tea or coffee and biscuits during the interval of afternoon screenings. Free tea or coffee before evening screenings. Visit thespring.co.uk or call (023) 9247 2700 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

COPNOR: 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 City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team.

COSHAM: Car park off Western Road, PO6 3EN. 7pm-8.30pm. Lakeside Cosham walk. Walk round the lake on the Cosham IBM site enjoying flowers and maybe spotting some birds. Admission £1.50. For more information contact John Goodspeed on john@havantnature.net or 07811 435 252.

DENMEAD: Meet at Kidmore Lane car park. 10.45am. CHA Walking Club. Circular walk via Denmead and Hambledon. Seven miles. Contact (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

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.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Meet at the Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Old Portsmouth 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 City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Castle, Church Road, PO16 9QW. 2pm. Portchester Castle walk. Meet in the main castle car park. 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.

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

Canoe lake/Southsea seafront walk.

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 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 Disco. Golden oldies and disco classics from the last six decades. With Denis Kaye. All welcome. Admission: £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958 or club-50.co.uk.

EVENTS

COPNOR: The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 11.30am-1.30pm. Lunch club. Fresh homemade lunch and dessert with entertainment afterwards, which can include bingo, a quiz or a guest speaker.

Admission £3.95. Call (023) 9261 7890 for information.

FRATTON: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place, off Clive Road. 10.30am-11.30am. New age kurling. Admission £2.50 per session. Phone (023) 9278 0500 for more details.

FRATTON: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place, off Clive Road. 2pm-4pm. Friendship club. A different activity each week. Admission £2.50 per session. Phone (023) 9278 0500 for more details.

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. The Home Produce Market.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The Alresford Monday painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph from 2002 to 2012. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org 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. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. It also reveals Paul’s own projects influenced by British folklore and landscapes. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery

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. In partnership with White Dog Gallery, Lee-on-the-Solent. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the

venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

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: 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: The Arts Lodge, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road, PO1 3HJ. 10am-5pm. David Sinclair - Jazz Photographs. A range of intimate pictures of some of the most famous jazz musicians in the world. Admission free. Contact (023) 9287 0880 or visit artandsoultraders.com

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. Illustrated - Neal Layton. Award winning, Southsea based illustrator Neal Layton will be displaying some of his original artworks from ‘Monster’, ‘Rover’ and ‘Howler’ by acclaimed author Michael Rosen, published by Bloomsbury. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk

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 Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. A Hard Choice: Stories behind Portsmouth’s collections of art and design. Showcasing the diversity of Portsmouth’s collections, Rosalinda reveals the stories behind the objects and the hidden world of the curator. The exhibition will share her knowledge and joy in museum collections. Fine and decorative art will feature strongly.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5pm. 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.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, Eastney, PO4 9PN. Play@The RMA. Presented by Nick Courtney. Live music from Tim Cheatle, Alice Hollaway, Ade Cull and more.