A guide to what’s on today
LISS: Village Hall. 8pm-10.15pm. Liss Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (01730) 89257.
TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).
For full week ahead listings see The Guide, published in The News every Friday
COSHAM: Highbury Community Centre, Hawthorn Crescent. 9.30am-11.30am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.
FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.15pm-9.15pm. Monthly Shakes: Cha Cha. Step in time with a fun introduction to this Cuban dance style. No experience necessary. Admission £10. (01329) 223100.
FAREHAM: White Horse, North Wallington. 7.30pm-9.30pm. An Evening of Ukulele Fun! Come along and sing along or strum, please bring a ukulele if you have one. Fun for all ages. Free to join in. (01329) 235197.
PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. 8pm. Just Sing. Regain your sanity, there are no auditions, just enjoyment. Admission £3.
PORTSMOUTH: St Francis Church, Northern Parade. 12.30pm-2.30pm. 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 volunteer’s paintings and donated paintings and prints. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, West Street. 10am-5pm. Fareham Woodcarvers’ Exhibition 2012. The group of craftsmen and women use traditional as well as innovative methods to work wood in a range of styles. Some work in this exhibition will be for sale. (01329) 822063.
GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-5.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Portraits and Landscapes: Rediscovering Richard Ubsdell ... marking the bicentenary of this local artist. A Tale of One City ... exploring the links between Charles Dickens and life in Portsmouth today. 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: Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. Library hours. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Work by artist Des Kilfeather.
SOUTHSEA: Art Space Portsmouth, 27, Brougham Road. 2pm-4pm. Parasite and Prayer by Sarah Rowland, the recipient of the Art Space Portsmouth GASP Graduate Award 2012. artspace.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Road (PO5 4LP). Young Soul Rebels (18), 8pm; UK, 1991. Directed by: Isaac Julien. Starring: Valentine Nonyela, Mo Sesay and Dorian Healey. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Front Bar, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Open Mic Night. Musicians of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.
PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Andrews Brothers. A mix of rock, pop, soul, jazz and country in their own style. rmatavern.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. 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: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Jim Jones Revue. Plus special guests: Honkeyfinger; The Good Time Charlies. Admission £11. (023) 9286 3911.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Nutcracker. Presented by Moscow Ballet – La Classique. Admission: £21-£22. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7pm-10pm. New Apollo Halloween Double Bill: And Death Shall Have Dominion; followed by The Tell Tale Heart. Two chilling one-act plays. Admission: £12. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Calendar Girls. By Tim Firth, based on the motion picture by Juliette Towhidi and Tim Firth, presented by HIADS. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.
PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 7.30pm. The Crucible. A tragedy about the purge of whitchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts. Admission £9.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Fear! A new play by John Goodrum, presented by Rumpus Theatre Company. Admission £10-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.
WALKS & TALKS
PORTSMOUTH: meet Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Copnor. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.
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.