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.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Michael Palin. New tour Travelling To Work to celebrate his third volume of Diaries, Travelling to work. Admission: £29.50. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.
FAREHAM: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane. 9am-midday. Stubbington Country Market. Freshly made cakes and dairy products. Hand-made crafts.
FAREHAM: Hill Park Memorial Working Mens Club, Highlands Road. 8pm.Ladies Night. Admission: £15. 01329 280 782, hpmwmc.co.uk.
GOSPORT: Explosion! Museum, Priddy’s Hard. 8pm. Paranormal Investigation. Gohst hunting event around the historic building. Admission: £25. Booking is essential. (023) 9250 5600.
PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, College Road, Historic Dockyard. 10am-5.30pm. Talk Like A Pirate. Join the team to celebrate the national event day. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket. (023) 9289 3318.
COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Art exhibition featuring paintings by Joyce Wood and June Bryant.
FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’s work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.
GOSPORT: The Royal Navy submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road. 10am-4pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Join submariner Sammy Sardine and find out how smelly subariners were, the ghastly food they ate and how sub loos could turn into poo fountains. Free with a valid museum ticket. (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.
HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 10am-5pm. Art exhibition from Greg Gilbert of drawings in biro and pencil. (023) 9247 2700.
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: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Racing to War: The Royal Navy and 1914. Exhibition that examines the dramatic opening of the Navy’s War and it tells the story of the Royal Navy’s part in the First World War. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket.(023) 9272 7595, royalnavymuseum.org.
PORTSMOUTH: No. 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Finding Vivian Maier (12A). The starting point of the accidental discovery of a huge cache of negatives by John Maloof. Admission: £8 adults, £6.50 children. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.
COSHAM: The Portsbridge, Portsmouth Road. 8.30pm. Amy Winehouse tribute.
CROOKRON: The Crookhorn Phoenix Club, Crookhorn Lane.8.30pm. Soulpatch band.
HAVANT: The Curlew, Petersfield Road. 9pm. Dr Rock. Rock covers. Free admission. (023) 9248 4502.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Vinyl Tap.
SOUTHSEA: The Jolly Sailor, Clarence Parade. 8pm. Southsea’s Got Talent. Second semi-final in the compeition to win £1,000. (023) 9229 5195. jollysailorsouthsea.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade. 7.30pm. Ian Hunter. Famous singer who was part of Mott The Hoople is touring again. Admission: £20. 08445 763000.
PORTSMOUTH: The Cellars at Eastney, Cromwell Road. 8pm. Gutter Brothers. English skiffle and rock band. Admission: £12.50 advance, £14 on the door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road. 9pm. Beau.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Gruff Rhys. Will be performing his new album American Interior. Admission: £16. (023) 9286 3911, wedgewood-rooms.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Spike’s classic vinyl rock roadshow. (023) 9282 1658.
BORDON: Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Station Road. 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. A group of travellers who are stranded in the middle of nowhere hear chilling tales of a ghost train. Tickets: £9. 01420 472664, phoenixarts.co.uk.
CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Guys and Dolls. Tickets: from £15. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Pitcairn. Co-production from Out Of Joint and Shakespeare’s Globe. Tickets: £24-£33. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.
GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 4pm. I Belive In Unicorns. Stage adaptaion of Michael’s Morpurgo’s children’s tale. Admission: £5, £18 for a family ticket. (023) 9252 3463, hants.gov.uk/gdc.
HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 7.30pm. Dealers Choice. Play by Patrick Marber. Performed by the Bench Theatre Company. Admission: £8, concession available. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 2.30pm amd 7.30pm. Oliver. Popular story of Charles Dickens’s timeless character. Music, lyrics and book by Lionel Bart. Admission: £14 adults, £10 children. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
PORTSMOUTH: Central Library, Guildhall Square. 2pm. The Pirates of the Caribbean? The Men Behind the Myth. Talk from Peter Goodwin of Sea Phoenix the Martime and Museum consultant. Event marks the international talk like a pirate day. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9268 8057.
SOUTHSEA: meet at the Pyramids Centre. 10.30am. Walk along the promenade. 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.