A guide to what’s on around the area today.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-12.30am. Spectrum (gay/straight/lesbian/bi/transexual). Guest DJs playing electro and nu disco. Admission free before 9pm, £2 after. (023) 9221 0437.
BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. The Phoenix Theatre Comedy Club. Featuring Owen O’Neill. Admission £9.50, concs. (01420) 472 664.
PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors for 8pm. Jack FM Comedy Network presents ... Jarlath Regan, Kieran Boyd and Grainne Maguire. Admission £8. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.
GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 11.30am-1pm. Gosport Theatre Organ Concert. Featuring Brian Padwick. Admission free, retiring collection for GCA. (01329) 310592.
HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.50. (023) 9226 6177.
PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Group for the over 55s. Different activity each week from speakers, quizzes, bingo, seated exercises, plus a time to socialise and make new friends. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.
GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.
PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Summer in February (15); 7pm. UK, 2013. Directed by Christopher Menaul. Starring: Dominic Cooper, Emily Browning and Dan Steven. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Free’s Company. Tribute to the music for Fee and Bad Company. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Sean Michael Fisher, 7.30pm; Davi Jones, 8pm; Jimi Laren, 8.30pm; The Nuts, 9pm; Red Seals, 9.30pm; The Underground Pilots, 10.15pm; Aviv, 10.45pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 11.15pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 9pm. Force Four.
SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Southsea’s Got Talent: Semi-Final One. (023) 9229 5195.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Chris Ricketts. Plus: Ash Lee, Riddled Cats, and Marley Blandford. Admission: £10. (023) 9286 3911.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht. Starring Henry Goodman as Arturo Ui. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Peter Shaffer’s The Private Ear and The Public Eye. Starring Jasper Britton, Steven Blakeley, Rupert Hill and Siobhan O’Kelly. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Nil By Mouth. Comedy by John Chapman, presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Fiddler on the Roof. Starring Paul Michael Glaser as Teyve. Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
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.