What’s on for May 29, 2013

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A guide to what’s on around the area today.

DANCING

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Social Club, Locksway Road. 8pm-10.15pm. Wednesday Ballroom Club. Come and enjoy some social ballroom dancing, ideal for couples. Admission £3. (023) 9307 7368.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, 10 Maurepas Way (Asda car park). 7.45pm-10.15pm. WACA Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members are always welcome. (023) 9261 3409, 9271 0060.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. African Dance Workshop. Try a totally different type of dance in this fun workshop. Children aged seven plus, 3pm-4.30pm. Adults, 5.30pm-7pm. Admission £4. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 1pm, 2pm. We’re All Going on a Bear Hunt! Children’s activity. Bring your teddy and join H2oh! Education for a bear hunt with a difference. For children aged five to 11. Admission free, but places should be booked in advance. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s African Safari. Hunt for the wild animals of the African continent hidden in our famous gardens. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. (023) 9282 8068.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: Library, Elm Grove (PO11 9EE). 9am-5pm. May Day Arts Trail Exhibition. Exhibition in the foyer of work by May Day Arts Trail participants.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth ... devoted to the beautiful game. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

FILMS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Life of Pi (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by Ang Lee. Starring: Tobey Maguire, Tabu, Irrfan Khan and Suraj Shama. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Beyond the Hills (12A); 7pm. Romania, 2013. Subtitles. Directed by Cristian Mungiu. Starring: Cosmina Stratan and Cristina Flutur. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring Samantha Horwill and Joel James plus Louella and The Red Horizon.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Naked Beats. Live poetry plus music fusion. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 17.30pm. War Wolf. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Kayleigh Middleton. Playing contemporary original acoustic tracks. (023) 9229 5195.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 3pm, 8pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. Based on ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ by TS Eliot. Presented by STP Musicals. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City of Portsmouth Boys’ School, London Road, Hilsea. 7.30pm. Little Shop of Horrors. Musical presented by the Portsmouth Players. Admission £12. (023) 9237 0501.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert: the musical. Get ready for the ride of your life! Admission: £25-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: The Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. The Tempest. Shakespeare’s final play, part of Titchfield Shakespeare Festival. Admission £9. (01329) 556156.

WALKS & TALKS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: meet 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 please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

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