A guide to what’s on around the area today.
COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. Admission £2.50. (023) 9271 0060.
GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).
PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Entertainments Hall, Locksway Road, Milton. 7.30pm-10.15pm. Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence Dance. Dancing with Elaine Hardy. All welcome. BYO refreshments. Admission £3.50. (023) 9235 5388, 07732 968 236.
COSHAM: Conservative Club, Spur Road. 7.30pm. Cosham Phoenix Social Club. With a varied programme of events. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9237 0030, 9269 1740.
COSHAM: Medina School, Medina Road. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.
PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-midday. New Age Kurling. Friendly competitive fun with gentle exercise. All welcome. Admission: £2.50 session. (023) 9278 0500.
PORTSMOUTH: St Mark’s Church Hall Committee Room, Derby Road, North End. 10am-midday. The Young at Heart Club, a club for the over 50s. Come along for chat, quizzes, raffles, activities and speakers, with tea/coffee.
PORTSMOUTH: Wells Smith Room, St Cuthbert’s Church Centre, Hayling Avenue. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Tony Edsell. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.
PORTSMOUTH: History Centre, Second Floor Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 9.30am-5pm. A Tale of One City. Displays about the history of the African Women’s Forum, including artefacts from Cameroon, Ghana and Zanazibar. (023) 9281 9311.
NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. 8pm. Forest Folk. Featuring: The Outside Track. All welcome. Admission £12. (023) 9226 4288 firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. British Sea Power. Plus special guests Milk & Biscuits. Admission £13.50. (023) 9286 3911.
PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm. Tales From the Street. Four monologues presented by the Bootleg Theatre Company. Admission £8 (inc post show buffet). (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7pm. Gala Night: in aid of the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth’s Appeal. Starring: The Three Belles, Ceri Dupree, The Wez Sebastian (Liza Minelli Tribute), Giselle Academy, Funky Feet, The Portsmouth Players, Richard Slaughter, A Hollywood Stuntman and many more. Admission £12-£15. (023) 9282 8282.
TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Scorched. A moving, Oscar-nominated thriller with twists and turns, set in war-torn Lebanon, that will keep you guessing to the final denouement. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.
WALKS & TALKS
COSHAM: The Link (formerly Uncle Tom’s Cabin), Havant Road. 2pm-4pm. Living With Auntie [BBC]. Talk by Rona Musker, organised by the Portsdown Branch of the U3A. All welcome. Admission: £2. (023) 9237 8785, 9237 4044.
GOSPORT: Serenity Sanctuary, 89, Brockhurst Road (PO12 3AT). 3pm-4pm. Light (Living in Greater Health Today) Group. An informal friendly group for people experiencing CFS/ME/FM and other chronic illnesses, run by people who have experienced these challenges themselves. (023) 9252 1673.
HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Room, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm-9pm. The Big Tiny World of Plankton. A talk by Rowena Stern, organised by The Science Discovery Group). All welcome. Admission: £2. (01243) 373848.
PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Castle View WI monthly meeting. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9238 9443.
PORTSMOUTH: meet The Bridge Centre, Fratton Road. 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. 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.
SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. 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.
SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Eastney Seafront Walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney, returning via Eastern Parade. 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.