A guide to what’s on in the area today.
CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50 (refreshments included). (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.
FAREHAM: Wallington Community Centre, Broadcut. 8.30pm-10pm. Social Ballroom/Latin Dance. 07775 444 811.
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.
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) 9271 0060.
PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 11.30am-2pm. Wednesday Lunch Club (two-course meal with tea/coffee). Raffles, quizzes, outings, talks, etc. Admission £4.50. (023) 9269 2914
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. (023) 9238 7284.
GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Dazzle Exhibition. (023) 9252 3463.
PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West Street. 9.30am-5pm. Flynns’ Art Exhibition. 0845 6035631, flynnspaintings.com.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. No Place Like Pompey. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth. A Study in Sherlock. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.
HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Skyfall (12A); 7.45pm. Directed by Sam Mendes. Starring: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem and Ralph Fiennes. (01428) 642161 for further details.
HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Moonrise Kingdom (12A); 1.45pm. Directed by: Wes Anderson. Starring: Bruce Willis, Edward Norton and Bill Murray. Admission £4.85, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Ruby The Queen of Versailles (PG); 7pm. USA, 2012. Directed by Lauren Greenfield. Starring: Jackie Siegel and David Siegel. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.
EMSWORTH: Coal Exchange, 21, South Street. Lynch Pin. (01243) 375866.
GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, PO12 2HE. 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: John Shillito’s Slect Six. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.
PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix. Featuring Rokhsan.
PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Derrin Nauendorf. Acoustic. Admission £9. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Naked Beats. Live poetry plus music fusion. (023) 9221 0437.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.
SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Magnum. Admission: £20 advance, £22 door. (023) 8055 5366.
SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Drefus Band. Special guests: Nudy Bronque; The Hire Wire Act; plus more. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Milk. Plus The Mojo Filters; Andy Muscat; and The Arrivals. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.
FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Calendar Girls. Presented by the Portchester Players. Admission £10, concs. (01329) 223100.
PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 2pm. Christmas Spectacular. The Olde Tyme Players Professional Theatre present a mixture of old time theatre and old time music hall. Admission £5. (023) 9269 2914.
SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Starlight Express. A new production for 2012. Admission: £15-£39.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.
TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Communicating Doors. Time travelling comedy thriller by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.
WATERLOOVILLE: South Downs College Theatre, College Road. 7pm. Good News. BTec Level 3 Musical Theatre present their Winter Sharing Show. Admission £5, concs. (023) 9279 7954.
WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1.30pm, 8pm. Radio Times: The Musical. Starring Gary Wilmot and Sara Crowe. Music by Noel Gay. Admission: £15-£23. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
FAREHAM: Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut. 7.30pm. Annual General Meeting ... of the Solent Bonsai Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9247 8094 or (01329) 310208.GOSPORT: Jacob’s Well Family Church Hall, Layton Road, Bridgemary. 2pm-4pm. Wednesdays at The Well. For the over-50s. Interesting speakers, quizzes, etc. Admission £2 per session (inc tea/biscuits). (023) 9250 2298.
GOSPORT: meet Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower Coffee Shop, Priddy’s Hard. 6.15pm for 6.30pm. Ghastly Ghost Walk. Discover fate of former workers in an eerie guided walk through the historic buildings of the Royal Navy’s former munitions stores, led by Victorian coroner Edgar Goble. Admission £5, inc tea/coffee from 6.15pm. (023) 9250 5600, explosion.org.uk.
HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road. 1.45pm for 2pm. Haslemere Flower Club Monthly Meeting. Demonstrator Jacy Eyre with Christmas Delights. Visitors and new members welcome. nafas.org.uk.
HAVANT: United Reformed Church Hall, Elm Lane. 7.30pm. Annual General Meeting of the Havant and District Horticultural Society. All welcome. Admission £1. havanthorticulturalsociety.hampshire.org.uk.
HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Room, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm. Wildlife and Nature Reserves of the Isle of Wight. A talk by Richard Grogan, head of conservation, Isle of Wight, organised by the Havant, Hayling Island and Emsworth District of the Hampshire and IoW Wildlife Trust. All welcome. Admission: £2.50. hwt.org.uk.
HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre, The Park, Station Road. 2.30pm. Annual General Meeting of the Hayling Island Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. haylingislandhorticulturalsociety.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.
PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 2pm-3.30pm. Keep Taking the Tablets. Illustrated talk by David Mogg, organised by the Petersfield U3A. Visitors and new members welcome.
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.