What’s on for Tuesday April 23, 2013

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DANCING

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: St Francis Church, Northern Parade, Hilsea. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: The Boardwalk, Port Solent. St George’s Day Celebrations. An evening of entertainment including sword fighting knights, maidens, dragons and adult humour abounding.

EXHIBITIONS

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Secrets of the Solent. Film, photographs, artefacts and paintings by Sarah Morrish. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. An exhibition of recent works by local artist Janet Mitchell. Admission free.

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: History Centre, Second Floor Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 9.30am-6pm. A Tale of One City. Displays about the history of the African Women’s Forum, including artefacts from Cameroon, Ghana and Zanazibar. (023) 9281 9311.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Hyde Park on Hudson (12A); 8pm. Comedy directed by Roger Michell. Starring: Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Olivia Williams, Olivia Coleman, Samuel West, Elizabeth Marvel and Blake Ritson. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). Argo (15), 8pm; USA, 2011. Directed by Ben Affleck. Starring: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, Tate Donovan and Kerry Bishé. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Denise Black’s Loose Screw.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Moulettes with special guest Emma Stevens. Folk. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge @ The RMA. Acoustic showcase night. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Peace. Plus special guests Superfood. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £25.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. An Evening of Fishing with Bob Nudd. Admission £12.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Cider with Rosie. A new stage version presented by Gloucestershire’s Everyman Theatre. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. The Full Monty. A play by Simon Beaufoy, directed by Daniel Evans and starring: Sidney Cole, Kenny Doughty, Craig Gazey, Roger Morlidge, Kieran O’Brien and Simon Rouse. Featuring songs from the film. Admission: £15-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Crazy For You. The new Gershwin musical, presented by South Downe Musical Society. Admission £12-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime Walk. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. 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.