What’s on for Thursday, November 20

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CONCERT

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Royal Marine School of Music Concert. For more information call (023) 9282 2687.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea dance with sequence and ballroom dancing.Admission: £2.50. (023) 9226 6177.

EVENTS

EMSWORTH: The Baptist Church, North Street. 10am-11.30am. Country market. Cakes, savouries, preserves, fresh local meat, eggs, plants and crafts.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, 10.30am-12.30pm. Mess at the museum. Talk for ex-service personnel and civilians to promote the life in the service especially during conflict. (023) 9284 1762, iwt@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall reception, Guildhall Square. 3pm. Guildhall Tours. Led by a concierge, Take a closer look into the history of the building and the events and occurrences which have made it the building it is today. Tours last approximately 45 minutes, free admission with donations to Portsmouth Cultural Trust welcomed. No booking neccessary, arrive five minutes before tour start time.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street, midday. Charity Lunch. For more information call (023) 9282 2687.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Methodist Church, Albert Road, 10am-12pm. Thursday Chat and Tea Club. Over 50s Club, activities and tea.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George;s Church Hall, St George’s Walk. 9.30am-11.30am. Church market. Includes cards, craft jewellery, cakes, preserves and plants.

EXHIBITIONS

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: Holy Trinity Church, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Lee-on-the-Solent Art Group. Free entry, call (02392) 550 581.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West Street, PO16 9TX. Art Exhibition By Maureen and Terry Flynn. Original watercolours and fine art prints. Visit flynnspaintings.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Early Warning Signs. A project by Ellie Harrison on climate change. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Space, University of Portsmouth Eldon Building West, Winston Churchill Avenue. 9am-5pm. A Story of Revolutions. Exhibition from Patrick Altes on the exploration of diaspora and identity. port.ac.uk/space.

PORTSMOUTH: Lodge Art Gallery, Victoria Park Corner, Anglesea Road. 10am-5pm. Inspired By Nature. University of Portsmouth graduate Maria Miller. Free admission.

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. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Who’s Tommy Exhibition. Features touring exhibitions, and visitors are also able to enjoy rooms that reflect on Portsmouth music and the history of the Guildhall. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

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: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... Arthur Conan Doyle. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

FILM

PORTSMOUTH: Eldon Screening Theatre, 7pm. Portsmouth Film Society. Terminator 2 (15).

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, PO4 9PN. 7pm-late.Nick Courtney Presents. Featuring Lennon Taylor, Trapped On Amber and Slick Minded Individuals. Free admission, call (023) 9282 0896.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Frankie And Johnny In The Clair De Lune. In a New York apartment Johnny is trying to persuade his colleague that they have something special. Tickets: £24-£33. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road, Fareham, 7.30pm. Dr Phil Hammond – Games To Play With Your Doctor. Hospital doctor, comedian and panel show regular Phil Hammond brings his own brand of humour to the topic of saving the NHS. Tickets £14, concessions £13, call 01329 223 100.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Circus of Horrors - The Night of the Zombie. Tickets: £15-£24. circusofhorrors.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA:Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. The Accrington Pals. Performed by One Off Productions, a powerful and poignant drama based on a real life story. This play is set in Lancashire during the first two years of the Great War. Admission from £8, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Hall Theatre, Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane. Doors: 7.30pm, show 8pm. Neighbourhood Watch. A comedy by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, performed by the Lee Players. Admission: £8. 01329 662128.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. 7.30pm. Floating Prisons.Talk on the prisoner of war prison hulks in Portsmouth Harbour during the revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. Admission £3, call (023) 9252 3463 or visit hants.gov.uk/gdc

HILSEA: Meet at Hilsea Lido. 2.30pm. Hilsea Lines Guided Walk. Admission: £3. Tickets to be bought from theD-Day Museum or Portsmouth Museum.

PORTSEA: John Pounds Centre, Off Queen Street. 2pm. Slow short walk to Victoria Park. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Road, 10.30am. Walking Friends Portsmouth. Two to three mile walk led by trained volunteers, new walkers always welcome. Visit walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk for further details.

STAMSHAW: The Mountbatten Centre, Westover Road, 2pm. Walking Friends Portsmouth. Two to three mile walk led by trained volunteers, new walkers always welcome. Visit walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk for more.GIGS

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Fountain Inn, The Green, 8.30pm. Open mic night with Graham and friends. (023) 9307 2783.

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 8.30pm. Play at the RMA. Live music featuring Megan Eneas, Devin-Jade, Lennon Taylor, Louise Ferrett, Shoot the Duke, Barn Society and Winters Sun. (023) 9282 0896. Live broadcasting at thursdaymusic.co.uk.