A guide to what’s on around the area today.
COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 7.15pm. Cosham Keyboard and Music Club Concert. Easy listening music for all to enjoy as some members play various keyboards. Tickets £5 (non members). All welcome. (023) 9237 6313, coshamkeyboardandmusicclub.co.uk.
GOSPORT: The Club Hampshire Hall, The Anchorage, Willis Road. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Trinity Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members always welcome. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits and raffle). (023) 9255 1693.
TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).
PORTSMOUTH: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.
GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.
HAYLING ISLAND: Library, Elm Grove (PO11 9EE). 9am-5pm. May Day Arts Trail Exhibition. Exhibition in the foyer of work by May Day Arts Trail participants.
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. Churcher’s College Art Exhibition. Featuring a selection of lower school art work. (01730) 260756.
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: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). No (15), 8pm; Chile, 2012. Subtitled. Directed by Pablo Larrain. Starring: Gael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro and Luis Gnecco. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.
WINCHESTER: Everyman Cinema, The Screen, Southgate Street. Where Do We Go Now? (12A); 8.15pm for 8.30pm. Subtitles. Lebanon, 2011. Social drama directed by Nadine Labaki. Starring: Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Leyla Hakim and Nadine Labaki. winchesterfilmsociety.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30-11.15pm. The Former Members of Country Joe & The Fish, Steve Miller Band and Blues Project. Blues. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge @ The RMA with the Paul Vinton Band. 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: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Silhouettes. Plus: Follow Wyliss, Forever Can Wait, Henry Crew & The Monarchy. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
COSHAM: St Phillip’s Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. Party Piece. A play by Richard Harris, presented by the Highbury Players. (023) 9238 7329.
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Queen of the Dance. Featuring Catherine Gallagher’s Irish Dance Tornado. Admission £21-£22. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.
GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Rutherford and Son. Drama written and set in the north of England, 1912. Directed by Jonathan Miller. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. The Rocky Horror Show. A guaranteed non-stop party! Admission: £15-£33.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.
TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. An Evening of Two One-Act Plays: Anorak of Fire by Stephen Dinsdale and Bed Among the Lentils by Alan Bennett. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.
WALKS & TALKS
BISHOP’S WALTHAM: St Peter’s Church Hall, Free Street. 8pm. Freight Trains in England. Illustrated talk by SAteve Bigley. 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. Nepal: a Plant Hunter’s Trek. Talk by Jim Love, organised by the Clanfield Gardening Club. Visitors and new members welcome. clanfieldgardeningclub.org.uk.
HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Poverty in Emsworth and Westbourne in the Early 19th Century. Illustrated talk by Philip Robinson, organised by the Friends of Havant Museum. All welcome. Admission £2. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
PETERSFIELD: Physic Garden Room, High Street. 10.30am-midday. Confessions of a Country Lane Researcher. Talk by Tony Foster, who helps run the Lancashire Family History Centre. Organised by the Petersfield U3A Family History Group. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. (01730) 827374, petersfieldu3a.org.uk
PORTSMOUTH: Lecture Room 2.07, Park Building, University of Portsmouth, King Henry I Street. 7pm. Past and Present: The Medieval Churches of Portsmouth and Titchfield. Talk by author and local historian Sarah Quail. Organised by the Historical Association and preceded by their annual general meeting. All welcome. Admission £1. (023) 9235 7463, history.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: meet Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Copnor. 10.30am. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.
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: St Luke’s Church Hall, Greetham Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Presentations and discussion of our book of the year: Little Dorrit ... 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. The Life Enhancing Garden. Talk by Laura de Beden, organised by the Portsea Island Decorative and Fine Art Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9242 3976, portsmouthnadfas.co.uk.