What’s on for Tuesday January 8, 2013

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A guide to what’s on around the area today.

DANCING

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).

EVENTS

COSHAM: Highbury College, Dovercourt Road. 6.05pm-6.55pm. Zumba Class. Classes are £4, pay as you go, no need to book. 07594 835 042, carolinetimlett.zumba.com.

EXHIBITIONS

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

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.

FILMS

WINCHESTER: Everyman Cinema, The Screen, Southgate Street. Nostalgia for the Light (12A); 8.15pm for 8.30pm. Chile, 2010. Documentary directed by Patricio Guzmán. winchesterfilmsociety.co.uk.

GIGS

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

SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russells, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents ... Marley Blandford, 7pm; Stuart Blakeledge, 7.30pm; Eloise Keating, 8pm; Mike Keating, 8.30pm; James Tattington, 9pm; Smiley Campbell and Liam Robins, 9.30pm; Electric Eden, 10pm-11pm.

STAGE

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. One Pride, One People. Presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre. Admission £9, concs. All welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 7.15pm. Jack and the Beanstalk. Traditional family pantomime starring Julian Clary, Lee Mead and Nigel Havers. Admission: £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BISHOP’S WALTHAM: St Peter’s Church Hall, Free Street. 8pm. Bulleid’s Other Locomotives. Illustrated talk by railway photographer Colin Boocock. 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. Shrubs For All Seasons. Talk by Brian Kidd, organised by the Clanfield Gardening Club. New members welcome. clanfieldgardeningclub.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Lecture Room 2.07, Park Building, University of Portsmouth, King Henry I Street. 7pm. The Year China Discovered the World, 1421. Talk by Peter Missen, University of Portsmouth. Organised by the Historical Association. All welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9235 7463, history.org.uk.

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: St Luke’s Church Hall, Greetham Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Little Dorrit. Professor Tony Pointon wil lbe giving an introduction and background to our book of the year (2013) at the monthly meeting of the Dickens Fellowship, Birthplace Branch. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1. (023) 9266 4205.

PORTSMOUTH: University of Portsmouth’s Portland Building, St James Street (PO1 3AH). 6.30pm for 7pm. Ante-Rooms of Heaven? Art in Medieval Hospitals. Talk by the Rt Rev Christopher Herbert, organised by the Portsea Island Decorative and Fine Art Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9242 3976, portsmouthnadfas.co.uk.

For a guide to forthcoming entertainment events across the region go to WOW247.co.uk