What’s on around the area today.
TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).
PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 5.30pm-8.30pm. Great British Bake Off. One week. Course fee £26, concs. (023) 9262 1860.
SOUTHSEA: St Jude’s Church, Kent Road. 2pm-4pm. Social Group for the Over 50s. Enjoy a chat over a cup of tea? Want to meet new people? Have the opportunity to try activities? Then come along! Admission £2. (023) 9268 8705.
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.
PORTSMOUTH: Ground Floor Café, 1000 Lakeside, North Harbour (PO6 3EN). 10am-4pm. Stitches to Dye For Embroidery Exhibition. Portsmouth and District Embroiderers Guild have collaborated with Portsmouth Young Embroiderers in putting on this exhibition. (023) 9238 9056.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Tricorn: Controversy in Concrete ... recollections of the Brutalist structure 10 years after demolition. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Pompey special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.
PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at The Square Brewery, Market Square. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Write Angle Poetry and Music Open Mic Night. Featuring special guest Pete the Temp. Plus open mic for anyone to show what they can do, or just come and enjoy. Admission £4. petersfieldwriteangle.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.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Stevie. By Hugh Whitemore, a tribute to the life and work of Stevie Smith. Starring Zoë Wanamaker. Admission: £24-£33. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
FAREHAM: Stubbington Snooker Club, 27a Stubbington Green. (PO14 2JY). 7.30pm. Gosport Aviation Society. A talk by steve Bohill-Smith about flying Concorde.Admission for non-members: £3. Call Bob on 01329 315561.
PORTSMOUTH: British Rail Social Club, Selbourne Terrace, Fratton. 7.30pm. The Southern, then and now. Illustrated talk by Paul Gosling 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 Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Copnor. 10.30am. Walking Friends Portsmouth Two/Three Mile Walk. New walkers please arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.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.