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A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire.

THURSDAY, JAN 17

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: American Dream. Programme: Crazy Overture, Lullaby, Three Preludes, Rhapsody in Blue (all by Gershwin), plus Dvorák Symphony No 9 ‘From the New World’. Conductor José Serebrier. Soloist Shelly Berg (piano). Admission £14-£24. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: Scarlett Rose School of Dance, 120, London Road, North End. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission: £4 (inc tea/coffee). 07411 468 497.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Cams Hill School Dance Studio, Shearwater Avenue (PO16 8AH). 7.30pm-8.20pm. Zumba Class. Classes are £4, pay as you go, no need to book. 07594 835 042, carolinetimlett.zumba.com.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-7pm. The Lawrence Archive: a window onto our past. Celebrating over 100 years of photography by J C Lawrence & Sons. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Ryan James Crockford, 7.30pm; The Beth Oliver Band, 8pm; Lucid, 9pm-10pm; Daisy Trail, 10.15pm; Camino de la Catrina, 11.15pm-midnight. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Housefires. Plus special guests: Set Your Sails; Prolong The Agony; and Among Giants. Admission: £4. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Spring Awakening. Play by Frank Wedekind, translated from the German by Edward Bond and directed by Max Lweendel. Admission: £18.50-£24.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. The Magistrate. Arthur Wing Pinero’s Victorian farce, starring John Lithgow, live by satellite from the National Theatre. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. Peter Pan: The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up. Dunhurst Drama presents J M Barrie’s timeless classic in John Caird and Trevor Nunn’s adaptation. Admission free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Fawlty Towers – Live on Sage. Fareham Musical Society present three episodes: Communication Problems; The Hotel Inspector; and The Germans. Admission: £18 (inc meal at 7.15pm), concs; £10 (show only), concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 7.15pm. Jack and the Beanstalk. Traditional family pantomime starring Julian Clary, Lee Mead and Nigel Havers. Admission: £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Lettice and Lovage. An award-winning comedy by Peter Shaffer. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: SEARCH, 50, Clarence Road. 7.30pm-9pm. Images of Gosport. Come on a slide show around Gosport as it was. Streets, businesses and landmarks will be shown. Admission £4, concs. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Drayton Institute, 238, Havant Road. 1.30pm for 2pm-4pm. Women Anecdotes. Talk by Ollie Butler, organised by the Over 50 Friendship Centre. Visitors welcome. £1.50 (inc tea and biscuit).

PORTSMOUTH: meet Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue. 2pm. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Scott Road car park (off Military Road by The News Centre). 10.30am. Hilsea Lines Walk. Uneven footpaths take you around ‘Foxes Forest’ with its abundance of wildlife. 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: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 7.30pm. Portsdown Hill, its people and wildlife. Illustrated talk by Richard Jones, countryside officer, organised by Portsmouth Museums and Records Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: £2. (023) 9282 8068.

SOUTHSEA: meet Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

FRIDAY, JAN 18

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Where’s Me Jumper? [Sin Room 2]. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-late. It’s A Sin. With residents DJ Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring George Egg, Tom Craine, plus a special guest. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: New Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom, sequence, old tyme, etc. Come and dance the afternoon away. Refreshments available. Admission £2.50. (023) 9278 9124.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda &W Sounds. Admission: £3. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Local Studies Centre, High Street. 10am-11.30am. Community Choir. Join Gosport’s newest choir for five weeks to sing away the post Christmas blues with uplifting covers both old and new. £22.50 for five weeks, must be booked in advance. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy, Metamorphic Technique and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 10am-midday. Family History On Line Workshop. Find out how to trace your family history on line with this four-week course. All resources provided. Admission £15, concs. (023) 9262 1860.

WATERLOOVILLE: The Acorn Centre, 3, The Kestrels, Wecock. 9.30am-midday. Table Top Sale. Light refreshments also available. (023) 9225 8423. acorncentre.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Lawrence Archive: a window onto our past. Celebrating over 100 years of photography by J C Lawrence & Sons. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Argo (15); 7pm. USA, 2012. Directed by Ben Affleck. Starring Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston and Clea Duval. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring: Eugene ‘Hideaway’ Bridges. All welcome. Admission: £15. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. Soul Boots Disco. With a bit of everything for everyone from the 60s to today.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Lucid.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Guns n Roses Experience. Admission: £10 advance, £12 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. 80s Party Night with Spirit. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Belle and the Beaus. Soul/funk band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Spring Awakening. Play by Frank Wedekind, translated from the German by Edward Bond and directed by Max Lweendel. Admission: £18.50-£24.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. Cinderella. Haslemere Thespians invite you to join them for their traditional family pantomime. Admission £8-£10, concs. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. Peter Pan: The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up. Dunhurst Drama presents J M Barrie’s timeless classic in John Caird and Trevor Nunn’s adaptation. Admission free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road. 7.30pm. Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood. A Proper Panto presented by the Winton Players. Admission: £10, concs. (01730) 268829.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Fawlty Towers – Live on Sage. Fareham Musical Society present three episodes: Communication Problems; The Hotel Inspector; and The Germans. Admission: £18 (inc meal at 7.15pm), concs; £10 (show only), concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 7.15pm. Jack and the Beanstalk. Traditional family pantomime starring Julian Clary, Lee Mead and Nigel Havers. Admission: £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 7.30pm. Aladdin. Pantomime presented by the Phoenix Players. 0845 293 9350.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Lettice and Lovage. An award-winning comedy by Peter Shaffer. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). 7.30pm. 100 Years of Wildlife Trusts. A film presented by Simon King, David Attenborough and Aubrey Manning, organised by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, Gosport Branch. All welcome. Admission: £2.50, refreshments included.

SOUTHSEA: meet Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade. 10.30am. Seafront Walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. 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.

SATURDAY, JAN 19

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. The Havant Comedy Club. Resident host Joe Wells. Featuring Andrew O’Neill, support from Suzi Ruffell and Helen Arney. Admission £9.50, concs. All welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

CLUBBING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 8pm-1am. Gosport Soul Club. Large dance floor (talc allowed). Admission £5 on door.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 9.30pm. Hipshaker vs Chaos. Admission £5.(023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Lane. 8pm-11pm. Ballroom Dance. Admission: £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

EMSWORTH: Market Square. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

GOSPORT: Local Studies Centre, High Street. 10am-midday. Life Drawing. Introducing the basics of how to draw the human figure. £30 for five weeks, must be booked in advance. 10am-11.30am. Dads & Lads (and Lasses too!) Make and Take: Dinosaurs and Robots. Make dinosaurs and robots using a whole range of recycled materials. Suitable for ages six to 11 years. ££5 per family per week. Must be booked in advance. 11.45am-12.45pm. Street Art. Create your own artwork in the style of Banksy and Shepard Fairey. Suitable for 12 to 16-year-olds. £10 for five weeks, must be booked in advance. (023) 9252 3463.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 10am-5pm. Open Day. Experience the Kings Theatre as you have never seen it before, a day out for the whole family, with a trip back stage and up to the fly floor, learn to light up the stage, etc. Admission £4, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4.15pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by The Solent Aviation Art Society. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Lawrence Archive: a window onto our past. Celebrating over 100 years of photography by J C Lawrence & Sons. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Great Expectations (12A); 7pm. UK, 2012. Directed by Mike Newell. Starring Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Irvine, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane and Jason Flemyng. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place, Fratton, (PO1 5JJ). Ice Age (U), 2pm; US, 2002. Dark Horse (15), 4pm; US, 2011). (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Small Town, five-piece pop and rock band.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Pilgrims’ Way. Support from Charlie Beckerson. Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £12, concs. (01428) 604798.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. The Jammers.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stag, 183 New Road. 8.30pm. Tangerine Dream.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Cheesedoctors.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. AreYou Experienced?. Admission: £10 advance, £12 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. TFO. Pluis special guests: Shishi Grendel, Sahara Snow, and The Underdogs. Admission £3. 11pm. Neon Ballroom. After TFO. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Somethin’ Else. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Spring Awakening. Play by Frank Wedekind, translated from the German by Edward Bond and directed by Max Lweendel. Admission: £18.50-£24.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 2pm, 6.30pm. Cinderella. Haslemere Thespians invite you to join them for their traditional family pantomime. Admission £8-£10, concs. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2.30pm. The Demon Headmaster. Presented by ReMix Youth Theatre. Admission £5, concs. All welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Robinson Crusoe and the Pirates. A traditional pantomime by Alan P Frayn, presented by HIADS. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 2.30pm. Peter Pan: The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up. Dunhurst Drama presents J M Barrie’s timeless classic in John Caird and Trevor Nunn’s adaptation. Admission free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road. 1pm, 6pm. Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood. A Proper Panto presented by the Winton Players. Admission: £10, concs. (01730) 268829.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Fawlty Towers – Live on Sage. Fareham Musical Society present three episodes: Communication Problems; The Hotel Inspector; and The Germans. Admission: £18 (inc meal at 7.15pm), concs; £10 (show only), concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 7.15pm. Jack and the Beanstalk. Traditional family pantomime starring Julian Clary, Lee Mead and Nigel Havers. Admission: £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Aladdin. Pantomime presented by the Phoenix Players. 0845 293 9350.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Lettice and Lovage. An award-winning comedy by Peter Shaffer. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: meet EHDC car park, Penns Place (GR SU7766234). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.40m. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, JAN 20

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9pm-2am. Eskimo 11 presents Block Party 2013. Over 18s only, IDs will be checked. Admission £25 in advance. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening bingo and quiz night in the lounge.

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre, West Town. 4.15pm-6pm. Service and Talk by Richard Jones of Embrace Middle East. Hosted by Churches Together on Hayling. Admission: £2. Raffle in aid of Embrace, formerly Biblelands.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4.15pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by The Solent Aviation Art Society. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

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

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. Fantasia 2000 (U); 2pm. Walt Disney’s 1999 sequel to Fantasia. Admission £6, concs. Safety First (U); 5pm. A screening of the 1923 romantic comedy silent film starring Harold Lloyd. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Up River. Plus special guests: Black Shapes, Ed Wood , and The Divorcee. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 1pm-4pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. The Fabulous Rachael Hawnt’s Sunday Session. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Lawrence Arms, Lawrence Road. 7pm. Arrows Karaoke.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Two Magoos. Rock duo. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 2.30pm. Aladdin. Pantomime presented by the Phoenix Players. 0845 293 9350.

MONDAY, JAN 21

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M 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.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Lawrence Archive: a window onto our past. Celebrating over 100 years of photography by J C Lawrence & Sons. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GIGS

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. 7.45pm-11pm. Forest Folk. Featuring: Steve Knightley. All welcome. Admission £12. (023) 9226 4288 info@forestfolk.co.uk.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Robinson Crusoe and the Pirates. A traditional pantomime by Alan P Frayn, presented by HIADS. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Lettice and Lovage. An award-winning comedy by Peter Shaffer. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: The Link (formerly Uncle Tom’s Cabin), Havant Road. 2pm-4pm. Bicycles to Bentleys. Talk by Richard Burton, organised by the Portsdown Branch of the U3A. All welcome. Admission: £2. (023) 9237 8785, 9237 4044.

EMSWORTH: Mountford Rooms, Church Path Community Centre, Church Path. 7.30pm. 5+1: Extending the Senses to Include Dowsing. Talk by Laurie Booth, a professional dowser. Organised by Emsworth Maritime and Historical Trust. All welcome. Admission £3. (01243) 378091.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Room, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm-9pm. Forbidden Places. A talk by Patrick J Pead, organised by The Science Discovery Group). All welcome. Admission: £2. (01243) 373848.

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.