A guide to what’s on around the area today.
WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, 10 Maurepas Way (Asda car park). 7.45pm-10.15pm. WACA Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members are always welcome. (023) 9261 3409, 9271 0060.
GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 2pm-2.30pm. Storytime for the Under Fives. A chance to hear a wonderful story and meet new friends. Free, but no need to book, just come along! (023) 9252 3463.
PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Midday. Mass and Charity Lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch – the money raised will be used to support a charity.
PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 6pm-8pm. Fabric Embellishment. Five-week course learning about embroidery, appliqué and fabric painting. Cost £60, concs, all materials provided. (023) 9262 1860, learnportsmouth.ac.uk.
PORT SOLENT. 2pm-6pm. Vintage Renault Stopover. A chance to see some rare vintage cars as the Renault Frères Club makes its annual stopover before continuing to Le Mans.
SOUTHSEA: Florence Arms, 18, Florence Road (PO5 2NE). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Becky. 07799 850 327, solentsocialising.org.uk.
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.
FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.
GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.
HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Les Miserables (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by: Tom Hooper. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Our Children (15); 7pm. Subtitled. Belgium, 2012. Directed by Joachim Lafosse. Starring: Emilie Dequenne, Tahar Rahim and Niels Arestrup. Admission £5. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.
ODIHAM: Beechenwood Farm. 2pm-5pm. Two-acre Garden. Including walled herb garden with pool, white garden and hot border, etc. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.50.
SOBERTON: Appletree House, Station Road. Midday-4pm. Small Romantic Woodland Garden. Many varieties of clematis. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £2.50.
GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, (PO12 2HE). 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: Martin Bennett’s Green River Jazz Band. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.
PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring The Wide Eyes, Chloe Reynolds and James Herrity.
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: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Billy Fury Years. The ultimate Billy Fury show. Admission £18, concs. (023) 9282 8282.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 3pm, 8pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. The Woman in Black. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Sunshine Boys. Comedy by Neil Simon. Admission: £10, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.
SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert: the musical. Get ready for the ride of your life! Admission: £25-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.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.
OLD PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth University’s St George’s Building, St Thomas Street. 6.45pm for 7pm. The Tipner Regeneration Project. Talk by Sarah Haines, contaminated land manager at Portsmouth City Council, organised by the Portsmouth Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9283 1461, portsmouthsociety.org.uk.