What’s on around the area today
FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Stephen K Amos - Welcome To My World. New comedy set. Admission: £17. Age restriction: 16+. 01329 233100.
TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.
PORTSMOUTH: Hillside and Wymering Centre, Cheltenham Road. Connors toy library at 9.30am. Boogie Mites at 1pm. It drop in for children at 4pm. Tae Kwando at 5.30pm. (023) 9288 2550.
PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 11am. Guildhall Tours. Take a closer look into the history of the building. 08448 472362, portsmouthguildhall.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: St Nicholas Church Hall, Battenburg Avenue. 7.30pm. Solent Male Voice Choir. Rehersal evening. (023) 9282 9214.
SOUTHSEA: New Age Kurling, The New Hub, Somerstown. 10.15am-11.45am. Over-50s social club. £2. Meet new people, try activities and enjoy a chat.
SOUTHSEA: The White Horse, Southsea Terrace. 2pm-4pm. Southsea Seniors. Social group for over-50s. (023) 92688 705.
COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Paintings by Maureen Moss, June Bryant and Joyce Wood.
FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’s work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.
GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road. 10am-4pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Join Sammy Sardine and discover why submariners were smelly, why their food was ghastly, and as for their toilets... Free with a valid museum ticket. (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.
HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 10am-5pm. Art exhibition from Greg Gilbert of drawings in Biro and pencil. (023) 9247 2700.
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: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Racing to War: The Royal Navy and 1914. Exhibition that examines the dramatic opening of the navy’s war and the story of the Royal Navy’s part in the First World War. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket.(023) 9272 7595, royalnavymuseum.org.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and Friends Open Mic Night.
PORTSMOUTH: The Cellars at Eastney, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. States and Empires. Rock band consisting of Neil Starr, Will davies and Johno Fisher. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. 7pm. Nick Courtney presents. Live music event showcasing Marley Blandford, Matt Tarrant, Lewis Bennett, Ryan James, Dillon, One 4 The Road, The Paper trains and Iscalis. (023) 9282 6502, littlejohnnyrussells.com.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Kids In Glass Houses. One of the band’s final gigs. Admission: £14. (023) 9286 3911, wedgewood-rooms.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 8.30pm. Lounge. Acoustic showcase night. Free admission. (023) 9282 0896, rmatavern.co.uk.
CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Gypsy. Rose Hovick has big plans for her two young duaghters who are subjected to the spotlight from an early age.Tickets: from £15. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Copacabana. Barry Manilow production of romance and stardom. Admission: from £21.50, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
COPNOR: Meet at Baffins CC, Westover Road. 10.30am. A 2/3 mile walk. Organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth an independent walking group. New walkers to arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk.
DENMEAD: All Saints Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 7.30pm. The Life And Times Of A Ranger. Talk from Steve Peach, a senior ranger at Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Organised by Denmead Horticultural Society. (023) 9225 4289.
FAREHAM: United Reformed Church Hall, Osborn Road South (PO16 7DG). 7pm for 7.30pm start. How To Get The Best From Your House Plants. Talk by Geoff Hawkins. Organised by the Solent Fuchsia Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1.
PORTCHESTER: Portchester Methodist Church, Castle Street. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Tales from the River Test. Talk by Jill Daniels, organised by The Portchester Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission by donation of £1 per head. portchestersociety.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Meet at Buckland Coommunity Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw foreshore health walk. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walkers needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 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.