What’s on around the area today
CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.
PORTSMOUTH: Main Entrance, St James Hospital, Locksway Road, Milton (PO4 8LD). 8pm-10.15pm. Wednesday Ballroom Club Dance. An evening of ballroom and Latin, plus some sequence. BYO refreshments. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £4. (023) 9307 7368.
SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.
WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Association, Maurepas Way. 7.45pm-10.15pm. Sequence Dance Club. New members and visitors welcome. BYO refreshments. Admission £3. (023) 9271 0060.
FRATTON: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place. 10am-12pm. Arts and crafts. Admission: £2.50. (o23) 9278 0500.
FRATTON: St Mary’s Churchyard, Fratton Road. 12pm. Mass and charity lunch. (023) 9282 2687.
GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm.Family History Clinic. Go along for free help and advice on any family history matter. (023) 9252 3463.
GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. Operation Over70rd. Join Shep Woolley and his friends as they tell stories from the war years. Please book in advance. Admission £10. (023) 9252 3463.
PORTSMOUTH: Scout Headquarters, Paignton Avenue, Baffins. 10am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, bric-a-brac, books and clothing. (023) 9286 2834.
PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Dockyard. 10.30am-midday. People’s stories coffe mornings. Listen to the stories of people who have served in the Royal Navy. Admission: free but booking is essential. (023) 9289 4558.
PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 2pm-4pm. Afternoon Teas. Have either a traditional or savoury afternoon tea. Admission: £16. Minimum 48-hours notice required. (023) 9277 8080.
PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 4pm-5.30pm. After school workshop. Join local artist Emma Noble for art sessions. Will encourage children to learn and use a range of techniques. Admission: £40 for weekly session from June 4-July 9. Booking is required. (023) 9277 8080.
SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 2pm-4pm. Social Group for the Over 50s. Admission £2. 023) 9268 8705.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by The Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
EMSWORTH: Emsworth Community Centre, Westbourne Road. 2pm-6pm. D-Day commeoration exhibition. Will include special tapestry, war-time bicycle, propaganda, posters, caricatures, badges and medals. 01243 378742.
PORTSMOUTH: Spinnaker Tower,
GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-5pm. Ebb and flow. art exhibition to commemorate and highlight Gosport’s role in D-Day. (023) 9252 3463.
HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre. 10am-5.30pm. Jewellers’ showcase. See and buy British craftmanship. (023) 9252 3463.
HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre. 10am-5.30pm. I am not who you Think I am. Heather Bowring’s exhibition encourages people to not just look at art but explore it with touch and sound. (023) 9252 3463.
PORTSMOUTH: Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf. 10am-6pm. Second World War exhibition. Admission: £8.95 adults, £6.95 children. (023) 9285 7520.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Tricorn: Controversy in Concrete ... recollections of the Brutalist structure 10 years after demolition. No Place Like Pompey. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Ginny Top. Art exhibition from Ginny Top, an MA graduate who won an award from the gallery in 2012. (023) 9277 8080.
PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Lindsay Taylor’s textile exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.
SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-6pm. Second World War exhibition. Admission: £8.95 adults, £6.95 children. (023) 9285 7520.
HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre. 1.45pm and 8pm. Saving Mr Banks. Admission: £6. (023) 9252 3463.
ODIHAM: Beechwood Farm. 2pm-5pm. Garden with walled herb garden grasses, ferns and bamboos. Admission: £4.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm. Open mic night. Musicians of all levels welcome. Friendly atmosphere. (023) 9229 6352.
SARISBURY GREEN: Royal British Legion, 366, Brook Lane. 8pm-10.30pm. The Clive New Big Band. (023) 9269 3988.
SOUTHSEA: The Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7pm. South Downs Music. Admission: £3. (023) 9286 3911.
SOUTHSEA: King Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Simon and Garfunkel Story. 50th anniversary tour. Admission: £17.50, conces. (023) 9282 8282.
SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners, St Mary Street. 7.30pm. Ghost Town. Alternative, Electro and Experimental. Admission£10. (023) 8022 5612.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. (PO19 6AP). 7.45pm. Pressure. Admission: £18-£22. cft.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guidhall Walk. (PO1 2DD) 2.30pm. The Mole Who Knew it was None of his Business. Musical adaptation of the popular children’s picture-book.Admission £5. Box office (023) 9264 9000.
PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 7.45pm. Tender Loving Care. Production to commemorate the anniversary of D-Day. Admission £12. (023) 9264 6477.
WALKS & TALKS
BEDHAMPTON: Bedhampton Social Hall Centre, 21, Bedhampton Road. 7.30pm. Fancy Pigeons. Talk byJohn Ross, organised by the Havant Cage Bird Society. Visitors and new members welcome. havantcbs.co.uk.
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 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.
PORTSMOUTH: Park Building, University of Portsmouth, King Henry Street. 6pm. From Ice to Dust. Lecture from Dr Mike Stroud OBE on his adventures and journeys with Sir Ralph Fiennes. Admission: free but a ticket is needed. Visit mikestroud.eventbrite.co.uk.
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.