What’s on around the area today
HORNDEAN: Blendworth Centre, Blendworth Lane (PO8 4AA). 7.30pm. Horndean Music Society Concert. Featuring Eunice Pike (piano) and Mikhail Ledzkan (cello). All welcome. Admission £7. horndeanmusicsociety.org.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. Solent Male Voice Choir with the Royal Marines Band in aid of the QA Rocky Appeal. (023) 9282 8282.
GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 11.30am-1pm. Gosport and District Organ Club Organ Concert. Popular music from yesteryear on the club’s 1934 Three Manual Compton Cinema Pipe Organ. Starring Douglas Hannah. Admission free. 01329 310 592
FRATTON: Community Centre, Trafalgar Place. 2pm-4pm. Friendship club for over-60s. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.
HAVANT: Bedhampton Social Hall, Bedhampton Road. 7.30pm. Capella four-part harmony singing group. Rehersal. 07712 687 911.
SOUTHSEA: Trinity Methodist Church, Albert Road. 10am-12pm. Thursday Chat and Tea Club. Social group for over 50s. £2. (023) 92688 705.
HILSEA: Jubilee Splashpool, Hilsea Lido, London Road. 11am-6pm. For children of eight and under. Two shallow pools (no deeper than five inches). Play features and rubber safety surfaces. Toilets and baby changing facilities. Picnic tables, seats and refreshments. Free admission and free parking. (023) 9266 2440 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HORNDEAN: Horndean Technology College, Barton Lane. 7.30pm. Horndean Proms, featuring Pompey Pluckers and Horndean Junior School and the Proms Ensemble. Licensed Bar. Admission £7, under 16’s £5.
GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-5pm. Ebb and Flow. Art exhibition to commemorate and highlight Gosport’s role in D-Day. (023) 9252 3463.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by The Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’ work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. (023) 9271 0060.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Pompey special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 10am-4pm. Joella Wheatle’s solo exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.
PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Lindsay Taylor’s textile exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.
PORTSMOUTH: Vue Cinema, Gunwharf Quays. 7pm. From Here To Eternity: The Musical. Admission: £10. myvue.com, 08712 240 240.
SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 7pm. Nick Courtney Presents Play @ The RMA. Live music showcase featuring nine different acts with live streaming at Thursdaymusic.co.uk. Admission is free. (023) 9282 0896.
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum Gardens, Museum Road. 7.30pm. King Lear. Admission: £18. Call (023) 9284 3793 or visit newtheatreroyal.com.
WALKS & TALKS
PORTSMOUTH: Farlington Church Hall, Havant Road. 7.30pm. Farlington and District Garden Club. Planting for winter. - Mr Steve Austin. (023) 9311 2393.
GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. The Queen’s Bodyguard of the Yeoman of the Guard. Illustrated talk on the background of the Yeoman Warders including video of the guards in action at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. Admission £3. Please book. (023) 9252 3463.