A guide to what’s on around the area today
HORNDEAN: Horndean Technology College Barton Cross. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £3.50. (023) 9266 8007.
LISS: Village Hall. 8pm-10.15pm. Liss Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (01730) 892570.
TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).
GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Animation Workshops: Bringing Matisse to Life. Young art lovers will have the chance to bring some of the art work to life using stopmotion animation – creating a film in a day! Suitable for seven to 11 year olds. Admission £5 (please book in advance). (023) 9252 3463.
HAVANT: Staunton, Middle Park Way, Leigh Park. 10am-4pm. Butterfly House. Watch the butterflies take part in courtship flights and feed from plant nectar and fruit. (023) 9245 3405.
PORTSMOUTH: Goals Portsmouth, Tangier Road, Copnor. 10am-3pm. Half-term Football Coaching. For children from five to 13 at £15 per day. (023) 8018 0200 for further details.
PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Varsity Pro Wrestling. Admission £12.50-£15, concs. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 10am-1pm, 2pm-5pm. Make Your Mark: Graffiti Half-Term Workshop. Join Portsmouth graffiti artists Fark and Lilou to transform the old dressing rooms over two2 days into an amazing work of art! (023) 9264 9000, newtheatreroyal.com.
SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. (023) 9282 8068.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Gwenda Stephens. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. 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.
PETERSFIELD: New Savoy Cinema, Festival Hall, Heath Road. Argo (12A) 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by Ben Affleck. Starring: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and John Goodman. Admission: £5. (01730) 264182.
HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Quartet (12A); 8pm. Directed by Dustin Hoffman. Starring: Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, Michael Gambon, Pauline Collins and Andrew Sachs. (01428) 642161 for further details.
PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). The Imposter (15), 8pm; US/UK, 2012. Directed by Bart Layton. Starring: Adam O’Brian, Anna Ruben, Alan Teichman and Cathy Dresbach. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.
WINCHESTER: Everyman Cinema, The Screen, Southgate Street. Confessions (15); 8.15pm for 8.30pm. Japan, 2011. Subtitled. Psychological drama directed by Tetsuya Nakashima. Starring: Takako Matsu, Yoshino Kimura, Masaki Okada and Kai Inowaki. winchesterfilmsociety.co.uk.
PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, Market Square. 7.30pm. Write Angle Poetry and Music Open Mic. Featuring Attila The Stockbroker, performance poet and songwriter. Tickets £6. petersfieldwriteangle.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. 8pm-midnight. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Andy Burrows. Plus special guests: Moya. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.
SOUTHWICK: Golden Lion, High Street. 8.15pm-11pm. Delta Syncopators. Traditional jazz band. (023) 9221 0437.
BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Upstaged. Written and directed by Simon Downing. Admission: £10, concs. (01420) 472664, phoenixarts.co.uk.
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.45pm. Blackadder: Being a True and Japesome Historie of Englande ... Interalia Theatre have a very cunning plan. Admission £10, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.
GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Farm Boy. By Michael Morpurgo, adapted and directed by Daniel Buckroyd. Admission: £13; under-18s £11. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 11am. Olaf the Viking’s Orrible Tales. Family fun Viking tale. Admission: £7.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2pm, 7pm. Zippo’s Circus. Admission £9. (023) 9282 8282.
WALKS & TALKS
PORTCHESTER: Portchester Parish Hall, Castle Street. 7.30pm. Publishing the Bathing Huose Book by Vivien Rolfe. Organised by the Portchester Civic Society. Visitors and new members welcome.
PORTSMOUTH: British Rail Social Club, Selbourne Terrace, Fratton. 7.30pm for 8pm. Route of the Cambrian Coast Express. Illustrated talk by Mike Pym. Organised by the Portsmouth Regional Group of the Mid-Hants Railway Preservation Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: by £2 donation. (023) 9267 1251.
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.