What’s on for Monday, December 15, 2014

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COFFEE

NORTH END: North End Baptist Church, Powerscourt Road. 10am-12noon. Copnor Coffee Club for the over 50’s. Tea, cake, activities and a very warm welcome. Admission £2. Call (023) 9268 8705 for any further information.

DANCING

COSHAM: Community Association, Wootton Road, PO6 3AP. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s Modern Sequence Dance Club. Tea and biscuits included. Admission £2.50, new members welcome. Contact Michael on (023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea dance. Admission £2.50 including tea and biscuit.

WATERLOOVILLE: Community Centre, Maurepas Way. 8.15pm-10.30pm. Folk Dance Club Christmas Party. Starring Jake Wood and a live band led by Alan Brunier. Admission £3, bring a plate of party food. Call (023) 9225 8056 for any further information.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Cosham Library, Spur Road. 2pm-4pm. Cosham Craft Group. Come along to try your hand at all things crafty. Tea, cake and a warm welcome. £2 admission. Call (023) 9268 8705 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: House of Bethany, 7 Nelson Road. 1.30pm. Quiet afternoon. Led by Margaret Doust. Admission £3. Call (023) 9283 3498 or email ssb@sistersofbethany.org.uk for more information.

EXHIBITIONS

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: Driftwood Studio /Gallery in North Meadow , Royal Clarence Yard, Weevil Lane ,PO14 1BP. Mon­-Fri 10am, Sun 11am. Open Studio exhibition. Marine watercolours, seachart paintings and ships in bottles. For full details of this exhibition go to colinmbaxter.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. 8.30am-5.30pm. Kroma: Kate Bishop Exhibition. Illustrations inspired by Scandinavian living and artist Kate’s love of colour.

PORTSMOUTH: The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 10am-4pm. Weighing Anchor: An Artist at Sea Onboard HMS Argyll and Tireless. A body of work by Jules George depicting the experiences of HMS Argyll and the submarine HMS Tireless on active deployment. Admission free with a valid museum ticket. (023) 92727582.

GIGS

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Fountain Inn, The Green, 8.30pm-11pm. Open mic night with Nigel and friends. Free admission, (023) 9307 2783.

WICKHAM: Trampers Lane, North Boarhunt, near Wickham. Doors 7.30pm for 8pm start. Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs. An evening of 1950’s skiffle covers including Led Zeppelin & The Doors. Tickets: £12. For more information or to book tickets contact (023)92 264288 or email info@forestfolk.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: The Link, Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road, PO6 2QZ. 2pm. Talk. Dolphins & Other Marine Mammals by Jenny Watkins, hosted by Portsmouth Osteoporosis Support Group. Admission £2. For more information call (023) 9281 1209 or visit nos.org.ukportsmouth.

FRATTON: Meet at The Bridge Centre. 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register . Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team. Contact Paula Day on (023) 9284 1762 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at bus terminus. 1pm. Canoe Lake Walk. A slow short walk to the Canoe Lake Cafe. New walkers to arrive early to register . Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team. Contact Paula Day on (023) 9284 1762 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. New walkers to arrive early to register . Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team. Contact

Paula Day on (023) 9284 1762 for more information.