What’s on around the area today
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7pm-10.30pm. Snap Dance Night. An alcohol and drugs free dance night for young people between 11 and 16. Admission £6. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.
BORDON: The Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre. 8pm. Robin Ince is (in and) out of his mind. The Sony Award winning comedian presents another in his line of unhinged stand up comic lectures. Tickets £13. Book online at phoenixarts.co.uk or call (014) 2047 2664.
FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre. 7.30pm. A Bridge Over Troubled Lager. Musical comedy from Rory McGrath and Philip Pope. Admission £15. For bookings and information visit list.co.uk.
EMSWORTH: St Peters’ Square. 5.15pm. Christmas Lights Switch On and Arrival of Father Christmas. Visit Father Christmas in his grotto, enjoy community carol singing and music and a range of festival market stalls. Admission £1.50 per child.
FAREHAM: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane. 9am-midday. Stubbington Country Market. Freshly made cakes and dairy products. Hand-made crafts.
FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West Street, Fareham, PO16 0EL. 2pm. Christmas flower arranging demonstration. Refreshments and raffle, part of a fundraising project to repair the churchtower and clock. Admission: £3, call 01329 232688 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, College Road, Historic Dockyard. 10am-5pm. Victorian Festival of Christmas. Large Christmas market complete with festive Victorian characters. Admission £17.50 or £14 if purchased online. Concessions available. Contact (023) 9283 9766 or visit historicdockyard.co.uk for bookings and information.
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 (023) 9255 0581.
PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West Street, PO16 9TX. Art Exhibition By Maureen and Terry Flynn. Original watercolours and fine art prints. Visit flynnspaintings.com
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: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Craft Emergency 2014. Craft Emergency winner, Malene Hartmann Rassmussen, will be displaying her work alongside 12 other artists from across the globe. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.
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: 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: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8.30am-5.30pm. Kroma: Kate Bishop Exhibition. Illustrations inspired by Scandinavian living and Kate’s love of colour.
PORTSMOUTH: No.6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard, PO1 3LJ. 7pm. Jimi: All Is By My Side (15). Tickets £8, concessions available. Call 07435 029408 or email email@example.com. www.no6cinema.co.uk.
HAVANT: The Curlew, Petersfield Road. 9pm. Force Four. Classic Rock. Free admission. (023) 9248 4502.
HAYLING ISLAND: The Billy Pub. 9pm-11.30pm. Glitterbugz. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MILTON: The Milton Arms, Front Bar, 7pm-late. The Ultimate Pogues Tribute Band. Live music. Admission free, over 18s only. Call 07059 53063 for more information.
MILTON: The Milton Arms, in The Barn, 7pm-late. Mix + Match II featuring special guest Lilbri. Trance, hard dance, UK hardcore and house. Admission free before 9.30pm, £1 after. Over 18s only, call 07059 53063 for more information.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: Fountain Inn, The Green, 8.30pm. Shake, Rattle and Bones. (023) 9307 2783.
SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Somethin’ Else. Live music from the rock and sax band.
WATERLOOVILLE: The Woodman, London Road, Purbrook. 9pm. Tangerine Tantrum.
CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. An Ideal Husband. A comedic play by Oscar Wilde about blackmail and political corruption starring Patricia Routledge. Tickets: £8.50-£42. Call 01243 781 312 or visit cft.org.uk.
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.
HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. 7.30pm. Christmas in Hawaii! A musical compilation by the Havant Light Opera with a Hawaiian seasonal flavour. Tickets: £8, £4 for under 18s. Call (023) 9247 2700 or visit www.portsamdiary.com.
SOBERTON: Soberton Village Hall, School Hill, Long Road. 2pm and 7.30pm. Half a sixpence. Musical by the Soberton players. Contact 01489 878724.
WALKS & TALKS
PORTSMOUTH: RC Cathedral, Discovey Centre, Bishop Crispian Way, PO1 3QA. 6.45pm. Talk by John Pilkington. A Balkan Adventure Travel writer and photographer John Pilkington on his recent travels through Bosnia and Kosovo. Tickets : £10 including light supper, the event is raising money for Oxfam water projects in South Sudan. Contact Sue James on (023) 9225 0267.