A guide to what’s on around the area today.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Mark Thomas: 100 Acts of Minor Dissent. Admission £15, concs. (023) 9286 3911.
COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 7.15pm. Cosham Keyboard and Music Club Concert. Featuring some of our members playing easy listening music for us all to enjoy on various keyboards. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £5. (023) 9237 6313.
TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).
GOSPORT: Broderick Hall, Clayhall Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2BY). 7.30pm-9.30pm. Scrap Happy Quilters: A Patchwork and Quilting Demonstration Evening. All welcome. £3.50 for visitors.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: Parish Hall, Links Lane. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Portrait. Demonstration by Mike Bragg. All welcome. Admission £2 to non-members. Tea/coffee available. rowlandscastlepaintingsociety.org.uk.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the paintings of Suzette Smith and Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. 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.
PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge at the RMA. Acoustic showcase night. rmatavern.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-11.30pm. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and Friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.
SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Ledfree. Admission £4. (023) 8022 5612.
PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. Shhh! C-12 Dance Theatre. An entertaining contemporary dance story of a library. Admission £14, concs. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.
SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Happy Days – A New Musical. Starring Heidi Range as Pinky Tuscadero. Admission £20-£34, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Grease. Presented by the Portsmouth Players. Admission £6.50-£15. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.
WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Jesus Christ Superstar. Performing Arts Winchester take on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera. Admission £13.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
BISHOP’S WALTHAM: St Peter’s Church Hall, Free Street. 8pm. Reid’s Rambles, Day and Night. An illustrated talk by David Reid, organised by the Meon Valley Locomotive Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9269 8976.
CLANFIELD: Petersgate Infant School, Green Lane (PO8 0JU). 7.30pm. Ancient Woodland Remedies: Medicine. Talk by Jonathon Huet, organised by the Clanfield Gardening Club. Visitors and new members welcome. clanfieldgardeningclub.org.uk.
LIPHOOK: Liphook Village Hall, Headley Road. 10.30am. The Intriguing Occupants of Uppark. An illustrated talk by Dr Bob Park, organised by the Liphook U3A Local History Group. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1.50 members, £2 visitors.
PORTSMOUTH: Lecture Room 2.07, Park Building, University of Portsmouth, King Henry I Street (PO1 2DZ). 7pm. The Other Special Relationship: Great Britain, The Confederacy and the American Civil War. Talk by Dr Erik Mathisen of Portsmouth University. Organised by the Historical Association, Portsmouth Branch. All welcome. Admission £1. (023) 9235 7463, history.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: meet Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore Walk. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. 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.
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.
PORTSMOUTH: Room EW1.11, Eldon West Building, University of Portsmouth, Middle Street (PO1 2DJ). 6.30pm for 7pm. The Elgin Marbles: A History of Meaning. Talk by Alan Read, organised by the Portsea Island Decorative and Fine Arts Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9242 3976, portsmouthnadfas.co.uk.