What’s on for Wednesday February 6, 2013

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A guide to what’s on around the area today.

DANCING

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome.

FAREHAM: Wallington Community Centre, Broadcut. 8.30pm-10pm. Social Dance. 07505 191 596.

ROGATE: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Scottish Country Dancing. Partner not necessary. New or experienced dancers welcome, as are visitors and new members. Admission: £3. (01730) 263008.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 7.30pm-9pm. The Thorngate Singers. The Thorngate Singers meet weekly for a fun, informal hour and a half of singing. New members welcome. (023) 9251 0012.

PORTSMOUTH: Scout Headquarters, Paignton Avenue, Baffins. 10am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, bric-a-brac, books, clothing , etc. Organised by the 54th Portsmouth Scout Group.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Lawrence Archive: a window onto our past. Celebrating over 100 years of photography by J C Lawrence & Sons. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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: Art Space, Brougham Road. 6-8pm. ‘Talkin’ 2 myself...’ An Exhibition by Steve Chivalry. Word play, through painting and sculpture, bring the spoken work into a ‘recycled’ visual matter. artspace.co.uk.

FILMS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Hope Springs (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by David Frankel. Starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. I, Anna (15); 7pm. UK, 2012. Directed by Barnaby Southcombe. Starring Charlotte Rampling, Gabriel Byrne and Hayley Atwell. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 7.15pm. Otis Gibbs. Americana/folk. (023) 9238 2888, squarerootspromotions.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix. Featuring Monkey’s Fist.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8.30pm. Mari Wilson. Featuring hits old and new. Admission ££12-£22, concs. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 7.30pm. Courtney Pine – House Of Legends. Jazz. Admission £17.50. (023) 9264 9000, newtheatreroyal.com.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Naked Beats. Live poetry plus music fusion. (023) 9221 0437.

SARISBURY GREEN: Royal British Legion, 366, Brook Lane. 8pm-10.30pm. The Clive New Big Band. (023) 9269 3988.

SOUTHSEA: The Square Tower, Broad Street. 7.15pm. Otis Gibbs. Real deal American folk. (023) 9238 2888, squarerootspromotions.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Everything Everything. Plus special guests: Outfit. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera. A new production. Admission: £22-£52. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Diary of Anne Frank. Presented by One Off Productions. Admission £8-£12, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Hair. Presented by Performing Arts Winchester. Admission: £10.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: meet at King George V Playing Fields car park, Northern Road. 2pm. Lakeside, North Harbour Walk. Gentle paced walk around the private grounds of IBM. New walkers to arrive 1.45pm to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

LIPHOOK: meet layby opposite Radford Park on London Road (GR SU842323). 9.45am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A nine-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.15am. (01730) 269253.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: meet Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Old Portsmouth Walk. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower. 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 Bransbury Park Community Centre, Eastney Road. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road, Copnor.10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton Foreshore Walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond/longer walk to Milton foreshore. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. 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.

SOUTHSEA: meet outside Canoe Lake Café, St Helens Parade. 10.30am. Canoe Lake/Southsea Seafront Walk. Through the Rose Garden and Rock Garden. 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.
WALTHAM CHASE: Waltham Chase Village Hall, Winchester Road (SO32 2LX). 5.30pm. Undenominational Christian Bible Talk. The simple message of Jesus Christ. All welcome.