What’s on for mWednesday February 5, 2014

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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.

FAREHAM: Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut. 8.30pm-10pm. Ballroom and Latin Social Dance Night. Admission £5. 07505 191 565, dancerevival.co.uk.

ROGATE: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Scottish Country Dancing. Suitable for both new and experienced dancers . Partner not necessary. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: £3. (01730) 263008.

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. Admission £3. (023) 9271 0060.

EVENTS

BEDHAMPTON: Bedhampton Social Hall Centre, 21, Bedhampton Road. 7.30pm. Knock Out Competition: Bird v Bird. Organised by the Havant Cage Bird Society. Visitors and new members welcome. havantcbs.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Search, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-12.30pm. HMS – Hear My Story: 20th and 21st Century Navy Galleries. Join Joanna Valentine of the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth, to find out about the new galleries. Suitable for all ages. Admission free, just drop in. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: 54th Scout Group Headquarters, Paignton Avenue, Baffins. 10am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, bric-a-brac, books, clothing , etc. Organised by the 54th Portsmouth Scout Group. (023) 9286 2834.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.30pm. Mediumship and Healing Demonstration. Admission £5 pp. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-midday. Arts and Crafts Group. Join in with what’s happening or bring your own project to do. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Midday. Mass and Charity Lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch – the money raised will be used to support a charity.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by Justin Chadwick. Starring: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris and Terry Pheto. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Summer in February (15); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by: Christopher Menaul. Starring: Dominic Cooper, Emily Browning, Dan Stevens, Hattie Morahan, Mia Austen and Shaun Dingwall. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, (PO12 2HE). 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: Cuff Billett’s New Europa. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square, 8pm doors for 8.30pm. Acoustix featuring Jonny Maguire, Rosie Hodgson, Tom Bertram plus Tom Baird.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Nite. Friendly atmosphere. Musicians of all levels welcome. Full turbo sound system. (023) 9229 6352.

PORTSMOUTH: The Victory Pub, 32, The Hard (PO1 3DT). Michael Buble Tribute.

SARISBURY GREEN: Royal British Legion, 366, Brook Lane. 8pm-10.30pm. The Clive New Big Band. (023) 9269 3988.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. The Quireboys ... unplugged. Admission £14. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. RX Bandits. Plus Astpai; and Bigtopp. Admission £12. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. The Perfect Murder. Adapted from the thriller by Peter James. Admission £12.50-£29.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Romeo and Juliet. Presented by the Moscow City Ballet. Admission £15-£34. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

WALKS & TALKS

CHALTON: meet car park at Chalton (GR SU731130). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A 10-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.40am. (023) 9238 1867.

CHIDHAM: meet Barleycorn Public House, Cott Lane, 10.53am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Five-and-a-half-mile circular walk. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

COSHAM: meet at King George V Playing Fields car park, Northern Road. 2pm. Lakeside, North Harbour Walk. Gentle paced walk around the private grounds of IBM. New walkers to arrive 1.45pm to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

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.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St George’s Building, St Thomas Street (PO1 2HY). 6.45pm for 7pm-9pm. Portsmouth’s Cemeteries and Burial Grounds. Talk by Gerry O’Brien, who is responsible for them and will tell us about their history and present-day management. Organised by the Portsmouth Society. Visitors and new members welcome. portsmouthsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road, Copnor, 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton Foreshore Walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond/longer walk to Milton foreshore. 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 outside Canoe Lake Café, St Helens Parade. 10.30am. Canoe Lake/Southsea Seafront Walk. Through the Rose Garden and Rock Garden. 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.