What’s on for Monday, April 28, 2014

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A guide to what’s on around the area today

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s Modern Sequence Dance Club. New members always welcome to this modern sequence club. Admission £2.50. (023) 9271 0060.

EVENTS

PETERSFIELD: Winton House, High Street. 10.30am-12.30pm. JCPF Phoenix Centre Spiritual Healing Clinic. No appointment necessary. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-12.45pm, 4pm-8pm. Spiritual Healing Clinic. No appointment necessary. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

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: The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road, Copnor, 1pm-3pm. Table Tennis Club for the Over 55s. Non-competitive session open to all levels of ability. Admission £2 per session. (023) 9261 7890.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Blooming Marvellous: intergenerational community knitted garden. Over 2,500 knitters and crocheters worked with participatory visual artist Pauline Stanley to create the garden. Come and join in to help our garden grow. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Ground Floor Café, 1000 Lakeside, North Harbour (PO6 3EN). 10am-4pm. Stitches to Dye For Embroidery Exhibition. Portsmouth and District Embroiderers Guild have collaborated with Portsmouth Young Embroiderers in putting on this exhibition. (023) 9238 9056.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Lightknife. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Norma Jean, Liferuiner, Night Verses plus Branson Hollis. Admission £12. (023) 8022 5612.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Stevie. By Hugh Whitemore, a tribute to the life and work of Stevie Smith. Starring Zoë Wanamaker. Admission: £18-£22. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. West Side Story. A vibrant stage production of the classic musical Admission £15-£45, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Birdsong. A mesmerising story of love and courage, based on the novel by Sebastian Faulks. Admission £21, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

CLANFIELD: Petersgate Infant School, Green Lane (PO8 0UJ). 7.30pm. The Horse Guards. A talk by Paul Kennington, organised by the Hyden Clanfield Women’s Institute. We stop for refreshments halfway through the meeting. Visitors and new members welcome.

HAVANT: Langstone Conservative Club, Emsworth Road. 10.30am. Circle Dancing and the Celtic Festivals. Talk, organised by the Havant Complementary Health Group. All welcome. Admission: £4. (023) 9307 9413.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Oasis Centre, 1a, Arundel Street (PO1 1NP). 7.30pm. Spinnaker Speakers. Become a more confident speaker and a better leader. 07597 500 007, spinnakerspeakers.org.