What’s on for Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: St James Hospital Social Hall, Main Enterance, Locksway Road. 8pm-10.15pm. Ballroom Club. Evening of Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dance. Admission: £4. (023) 9307 7368.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Bodrick Hall, Clayhall Road, Alverstoke. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Scrap Happy Quilters Sewing Evening. Admission £2.50.

MILTON: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road, Portsmouth. 8pm. Drum nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 11am. Guildhall Tours. Take a closer look into the history of the building. 08448 472362, portsmouthguildhall.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Le Cafe Parisien, Lord Montgomery Way. 8pm. Cafe scientifique. There will be a talk from professor Jie Tong on artificial joint replacement. Go and discuss science. (023) 9284 3757, events@ports.ac.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Art exhibition featuring paintings by Joyce Wood and June Bryant.

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 submariner Sammy Sardine and find out how smelly subariners were, the ghastly food they ate and how sub loos could turn into poo fountains. 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 it tells 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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 3pm. The Real Blow Up – Fame, Fashion and Photography. Michelangelo Antonioni takes a look at the reality behind the Swinging Sixties.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 6pm. The Ravers. An episode from the 1967 TV series Man Alive.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. International Ocean Film Festival. The collection of films documents the beauty and power of the ocean. Admission: £10, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

GIGS

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and Friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: The Fat Fox, Victoria Road South. 8pm. Indigo Vat, Sophoe Darling, Frankie Drain and Coast to Coast. Admission: £2. (023) 9235 6255.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Sound Of Music. Musical based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp. Admission: £12-14 adults, £10 children. 01329 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 2.30pm amd 7.30pm. Oliver. Popular story of Charles Dickens’s timeless character. Music, lyrics and book by Lionel Bart. Admission: £14 adults, £10 children. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

COPNOR: meet at Baffins CC, Westover Road. 10.30am. 2/3 mile walk. Organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth who are accredited to Walking for Health. New walkers to arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 2pm. Sky Lab – The Effects of Space Travel on the Human Body. Science and technology talk from Mike Whittle. Organised by Petersfield U3A. Admission: £2. 01730 827374.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland. 10.30am. Stamshaw foreshore health walk. Meet Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 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: 12.15pm. Lunchtime walk. Meet outside the Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 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.