What’s on around the area today
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.
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.
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.
PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane, GU31 4BW, 2.30pm. Yuletide Tales. David Weller and Vera Hughes tell Petersfield U3A members some Yuletide Tales. Free entry for U3A members, £2 for visitors.
WICKHAM: Trampers Lane, North Boarhunt, near Wickham. 7.30pm. Party. Forest Folk christmas Ceilidh. Christmas party with Pass the buck, a funky barn dance band. Tickets £12. For more information contact 01329 833625 or email email@example.com.
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. Full details at 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 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. Call (023) 92727582.
CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30 and 7.30pm. An Ideal Husband. A comedic play by Oscar Wilde about blackmail and political corruption starring Patricia Routledge. Tickets: £8.50-£42. Call 01243 781 312 or visit cft.org.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
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 any further 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 any further 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 any further information.
SOUTHSEA: St Lukes, Greetham Street, PO5 4LH. 7.30pm. The Spinnaker Speakers. Become a better leader and more confident speaker. For more information contact Keith Oliver on 07597 500 007 or visit spinnakerspeakers.org.