What’s on around the area today
TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. Tea dance. Admission £2 including tea and biscuit.
PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 2pm-4pm. Just Belly Dancing. Variety show that focuses on belly dancing this month. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: St Nicholas Church Hall, Battenburg Avenue. 7.30pm. Solent Male Voice Choir. Rehearsal evening. (023) 9282 9214.
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall reception, Guildhall Square. 11am. Guildhall Tours. Led by a concierge, take a closer look into the history of the Guildhall and the events and occurrences which have made it the building it is today. Tours last approximately 45 minutes, free admission with donations to Portsmouth Cultural Trust welcomed. No booking neccessary, arrive five minutes before tour start time.
SOMERSTOWN: The New Hub, 10.15am-11.45am. New Age Kurling.
SOUTHSEA: The White Horse, Southsea Terrace, 2pm-4pm. Southsea Seniors. Over 50s Club, tea and cake.
SOUTHSEA: 28 Albert Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO5 2QJ. 4pm-5.30pm. The Kings Art Club. Theatre themed art and craft workshops. Admission: £7 per session, call (023) 9282 8282 for more information.
GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm Mon to Sat. The Artists Rifles. Exhibition showcasing the work of soldiers from the Artists Rifles volunteer regiment. Free admission, closed Suns and Bank Holidays. For more information visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery.
PORTSMOUTH: Space, University of Portsmouth Eldon Building West, Winston Churchill Avenue. 9am-5pm. A Story of Revolutions. Exhibition from Patrick Altes on the exploration of diaspora and identity. port.ac.uk/space.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Lodge Art Gallery, Victoria Park Corner, Anglesea Road. 10am-5pm. Inspired By Nature. University of Portsmouth graduate Maria Miller. Free admission.
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Seven Ages Of Woman, Photography Exhibition By UoP Graduate Tyran Hawthorn. Free admission.
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8.30am-5.30pm. Kroma: Kate Bishop Exhibition. Illustrations inspired by Scandinavian living and Kate’s love of colour.
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Who’s Tommy Exhibition. Features touring exhibitions, and visitors are also able to enjoy rooms that reflect on Portsmouth music and the history of the Guildhall. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.
SOUTHSEA: Coastguard Tavern pub, Clarendon Road. 10am to 6pm. Portsmouth artists MydogSighs and Midge displaying artwork printed on antique music sheets in a show called ‘Together in Solitude’.
EASTNEY: The Cellars at Eastmey, 56 Cromwell Road, Portsmouth, PO4 9PN. 7pm-10pm. The Wooden World. An evening of dramatised sailors’ tales and sea shanties originally performed at the Square Tower. Tickets: £12, prices includes post show drink and buffet.
MILTON: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road, Portsmouth. 8pm. Drum nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: Fountain Inn, The Green, 8.30pm. Open mic night with Nigel and friends. (023) 9307 2783.
SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russells, Albert Road, 7pm-late. Nick Courtney Presents. Featuring the Beth Oliver Band and Martin Coyne.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road.8pm. Boy & Bear. Australian five-piece band. Admission: £10. Call (023) 9286 3911 or visit wedgewood-rooms.co.uk for more information,
SOUTHWICK: The Golden Lion, High Street 8.15pm-11pm. Jazz gig. Starring The Delta Syncopators. (023) 9221 0473.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Frankie And Johnny In The Clair De Lune. In a New York apartment Johnny is trying to persuade his colleague that they have something special. Tickets: £24-£33. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
BAFFINS: Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, 10.30am. Walking Friends Portsmouth. Two to three mile walk led by trained volunteers, new walkers always welcome. Visit walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk for further details.
PORTCHESTER: The Parish Hall, Castle Street, PO16 9PY, 7.30pm. Plantation Houses of Virginia. Organised by the Portchester Civic Society. Call (023) 9238 2778 for more information.
PORTSMOUTH: Meet outisde the Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime walk. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf Quays or Southsea and back. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.
PORTSMOUTH: British Rail Social Club, Selbourne Terrace, Fratton. 7.30pm. The Portsmouth Direct Railway. Illustrated talk by Peter Keat. Organised by the Portsmouth Regional Group of the Mid-Hants Railway Preservation Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: £2 donation. (023) 9267 1251.