What’s on for Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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DANCING

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 Centre, 10 Maurepas Way (Asda car park). 7.45pm-10.15pm. WACA Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members are always welcome. Admission £3. (023) 9271 0060.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 9am-3pm. Wall of Fame.

Childrens Workshop. Admission £18.50. (01329) 223100.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am-4.30pm. Family Activity Area. Navy activities for younger families. Can play games, dress-up and learn new facts. Admission free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket. (023) 92 72 8060.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Workshop. Admission £6. 07989 534 673 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-3pm. half-term art club. Join Roy Brown for art fun. Suitable for children between eight and 12. Admission: £50 for three days. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Watersports centre, eastern Road. 12pm and 12.30pm. National go canoeing week challenge. Take part in either one mile or a three mile canoe. Booking is essential. Admission: one mile £10, three miles £25. (023) 9266 3873.

SOUTHSEA: Cumberland House Natural History Museum, Eastern Parade. 10am-5pm. Alice in Wonderland trail. Discover some of the animals from the childrens book. (023) 9281 5276.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Get me out of here commando survival training.Fun Navy activities for children where they will learn all about the Royal Navy. Admission: £9 adults, £4 children. (023) 9281 9385.

SOUTHSEA: 28, Albert Road. 7pm-8.30pm. Mindful Living Club. Support for people interested in practising mindfulness in their daily lives. Admission £7 on door. 07540 751 910, goodmentalhealth.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 2pm-4pm. Social Group for the Over 50s. Enjoy a chat over a cup of tea? Want to meet new people? Have the opportunity to try activities? Then come along! Admission £2. (023) 9268 8705.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common. 3pm, 7.45pm. The Moscow State Circus. Admission £10-£35, concs. Box office 0203 375 3970, moscowstatecircus.com.

SWANWICK: Burseldon Brickworks Museum, Swanwick Lane (SO31 7HB). 11am-4pm. Brick Week. A chance to explore our museum and archives in more details. (01489) 576248, bursledonbrickworks.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Tricorn: Controversy in Concrete ... recollections of the Brutalist structure 10 years after demolition. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Pompey special. 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. Lindsay Taylor. Three dimensional embroidered art exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: The Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road. (GU27 2AS) 5pm. Rio 2 2D. (U). The time has come when Jewel decides that the youngsters need to learn to live like real birds and she insists that the family venture into the Amazon. Admission: Adults £6-£8, children £4.50-£6. 01428 642161.

HASLEMERE: The Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road. (GU27 2AS) 8pm. The Love Punch. (12A). A divorced couple scheme to recover the retirement money that was stolen from them. Admission: Adults £6-£8, children £4.50-£6. 01428 642161.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Nite. Friendly atmosphere. Musicians of all levels welcome. Full turbo sound system. (023) 9229 6352.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Church Theatre, Albert Road, Francis Avenue. (PO4 0LX). 7.30pm. Tiptoe Through the Tombstones. Phoenix players perform this comedy thriller spoof. Admission: £8 adults, £6 children. 08454 676462.

WALKS & TALKS

CLANFIELD: Meet Drift Road shops, 10.20am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Six-and-a-half-mile circular walk via Chalton Lane and Hyden Woods. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road. 1.45pm for 2pm. Haslemere Flower Club Monthly Meeting. Demonstrator Angie Hyde with Over the Rainbow. Exhibit: Swirl of Colour. Visitors and new members welcome. nafas.org.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 Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 10.30am. Walking Friends Portsmouth Two/Three Mile Walk. New walkers please arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk.

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.

PORT SOLENT: meet in front of the Odeon Cinema. 2pm. Port Solent Walk. Suitable for beginners but does include an area of uneven ground, sturdy shoes recommended. 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.

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.

WEST MARDEN: meet Walderton Corner, on B2146 south of West Marden (GR SU787 105). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A seven-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.20am. 07890 464 759.

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