What’s on around the area today
CHICHESTER: Lavant Memorial Hall, Pook Lane. 8pm. Swing Commanders. Admission: £5. (01243 527439.
FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Gordon Giltrap. Guitar playerAdmission: £15, concession available. 01329 223100.
PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Sublime Shostakovich. Piano concerto. Admission: from £14.75. 08448 472362, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.
FAREHAM: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane. 9am-midday. Stubbington Country Market. Freshly made cakes and dairy products. Hand-made crafts.
GOSPORT: Search, Clarence Road. 5.30pm. Search by Torchlight. Admission: £1. (023) 9252 3463, hants.gov.uk/gdc.
MILTON: Beddow Library, Milton Road. Reminiscence and Social Group. Over 50s club, tea, cake and activities. PAULSGROVE: Healthy Living Centre, Allaway Avenue. Paulsgrove Friendship Club. Over 50s club, tea cake and activities.
SOUTHSEA: Coastguard Tavern pub, Clarendon Road. 6pm to 1-pm. Portsmouth artists MydogSighs and Midge displaying artwork printed on antique music sheets in a show called ‘Together in Solitude’.
COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Paintings by Belinda and David Johnson.
GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm Mon to Sat. The Artists Rifles. Exhibition showcasing the work of soldiers from the Artists Rifles volunteer regiment. Free admission, closed Suns and Bank Holidays. For more information visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery
GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Lee-on-the-Solent Art Group. Free entry, call (02392) 550 581.
PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West Street, PO16 9TX. Art Exhibition By Maureen and Terry Flynn. Original watercolours and fine art prints. Visit flynnspaintings.com.
PORTSMOUTH: Space, University of Portsmouth Eldon Building West, Winston Churchill Avenue. 9am-5pm. A Story of Revolutions. Exhibition from Patrick Altes on the exploration of diaspora and identity. port.ac.uk/space.
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Seven Ages Of Woman, Photography Exhibition By UoP Graduate Tyran Hawthorn. Free admission.
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 for more information.
PORTSMOUTH: Lodge Art Gallery, Victoria Park Corner, Anglesea Road. 10am-5pm. Inspired By Nature. University of Portsmouth graduate Maria Miller. Free admission.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Early Warning Signs. Ongoing project by Ellie Harrison on climate change. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Effie Gray (12A). Directed by Richard Laxton, starring Emma Thompson, Dakota Fanning and Greg Wise. Visit no6cinema.co.uk
BORDON: Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Station Road. 8pm. Phoenix Battle Of The Bands. Five local bands will compete to win. Tickets: £4.50 in advance, £5.50 on the door. 01420 472664, phoenixarts.co.uk.
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Chas And Dave. Tour to promote their new album. Admission £26.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.
GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Rd, Grayshott, Surrey GU26 6TZ. 7.30pm. Hannnah Sanders & Liz Simmons. Anglo-american folk duo. Support from the Black Feathers. Adult Tickets: adults £12, children under 16 £6. Call Des O’Byrne on 01428 607096.
HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 8pm. The Christians. Band that had hits in the 1980s and 1990s. Admission: £20, concession available. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Cellars at Eastney, Cromwell Road. 8pm. The Dave Kelly Band. Five-piece band that has been going since the 1980s. Admission: £12. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Milton Arms in the Barn, 174 Milton Road, 7pm-late. Stomp For Life vs. Twisted, with special guest Technical Difficulties. In aid of Cancer Research UK. Hardcore, rave. Admission: £5. Over 18s only. Call 07505 953063.
SOUTHSEA: Kitsch N D’Or Restaurant, Eldon Street. 7.30pm. Jazz gig. Staring Sweet ‘N’ Hot. (023) 9269 3988.
SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 8.30pm. Spike’s classic vinyl rock roadshow. (023) 9282 0896, rmatavern.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Trevor John. (023) 9282 1658.
STUBBINGTON: Donny’s Cafe Bar, Stubbington Green, Stubbington. 7pm-late. Jazz guitarist Jess Baker. Admission £12.50.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: Fountain Inn, The Green, 8.30pm. The Boost Button. (023) 9307 2783.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Frankie And Johnny In The Clair De Lune. In a New York apartment Johnny is trying to persuade his colleague that they have something special. Tickets: £24-£33. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Fiddler On The Roof. Tevye, the local milkman in the village of Anatevka, has always stuck by his traditions but now his headstrong daughters want to mary for love rather than what is chosen for them. Admission: £15, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
PORTSEA: John Pounds Centre, Off Queen Street. 2pm. Slow short walk to Victoria Park. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.