What’s on for Wednesday, January 7, 2014

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EVENTS

LANDPORT: Oasis the Venue, 1a Upper Arundel Street, PO1 1LD. 12.30pm-2pm. Lunch club. Enjoy a hot meal and warm atmosphere. Cost: £4 with free drinks. Call (023) 92 346440 for more information.

PAULSGROVE: Hillside and Wymering Centre, Cheltenham Road, Paulsgrove. 10.15am-11.15am. Jiggy Wrigglers. A chance to spend time with your little ones learning to have fun with dance. Call (023) 9288 2550 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 2pm-4pm. Over-50s social club. Make friends and try activities including printing and crafting. Cost: £2. For more information call (023) 9268 8705.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Paintings by Val Carter. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries Museum, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am – 4pm. Inspired By...Facing-Recovering. This exhibition explores the complex issues injured soldiers face in their transition from military to civilian life. Through drawing, video and words a number of soldiers and veterans share their personal stories and experience of injury and post-traumatic stress disorder in what one veteran described as closure in ‘graphical evidence’. Suitable for over 16s.Admission free. Call 0113 220 1888 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War.. No Place LikePompey ... 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: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8.30am-5.30pm. Kroma: Kate Bishop Exhibition. Illustrations inspired by Scandinavian living and Kate’s love of colour.

PORTSMOUTH: Eldon Building, Middle Street, PO1 2DJ. 9am-5pm. Design Thinking in Practice. A design technology exhibition by final year BSc (Hons) Digital Media students. Students from the School of Creative Technologies are being supported and mentored by IBM designers whilst responding to the brief to create an app to support parents who have adopted a child. The project was given an IBM ‘Design in the Community’ Award. Admission free. Visit port.ac.uk/space for more information.

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: The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 10am-4pm. Weighing Anchor: An Artist at Sea Onboard HMS Argyll and Tireless. A body of work by Jules George depicting the experiences of HMS Argyll and the submarine HMS Tireless on active deployment. Admission free with a valid museum ticket. (023) 9272 7582.

STAGE

CHICHESTER. Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Moscow City Ballet - Giselle. Admission: £14-£35. Call 01243 781312 or visit cft.org.uk.