What’s on for Wednesday October 10, 2012

Hayley Garner, one half of street artist duo Nomad Clan, working on the mural at Play Dead studio in Highland Road, Southsea

Internationally renowned street artists Nomad Clan prepare for a career-spanning show in Southsea

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A guide to what’s on today.

DANCING

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. All welcome. Admission £2.50 (refreshments included). (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.

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.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Adventure Playground, Malins Road. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: Drayton Institute, 238, Havant Road, Drayton. 9.30am-11.30am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by a group named Aspire in various media and genre. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-5.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. Exhibition of Recent Works. A variety of recent works by local artist Joan Mullins. (01730) 260756.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Portraits and Landscapes: Rediscovering Richard Ubsdell ... marking the bicentenary of this local artist. A Tale of One City ... exploring the links between Charles Dickens and life in Portsmouth today. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. Library hours. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Work by artist Des Kilfeather.

FILMS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2 Days in New York (15); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by: Director: Julie Delpy. Starring: Julie Delpy, Chris Rock and Daniel Bruhl. Admission £4.75, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Dark Knight Rises (12A); 7pm. USA 2012. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy and Anne Hathaway. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: Coal Exchange, 21, South Street. Lady and the Tramp. (01243) 375866.

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix. Featuring The Wide Eyes.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Ben Montague with special guests Race Car Hearts. Pop. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Level 42. Admission £26. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Beale Street. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Naked Beats. Live poetry plus music fusion. (023) 9221 0437.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. American Idiot. Musical based on Green Day’s Grammy award-winning album. Admission: £16.50-£34.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm. We’ll Meete Again: The Diamond Jubilee Show. A celebration of wartime entertianment. Admission £12.50. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Great Expectations. A wonderful evening’s entertainment for all the family to celebrate Charles Dickens 200th anniversary year. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1.30pm, 7.30pm. Farm Boy. By Michael Morpurgo, presented by New Perspectives Theatre Company. Admission £16.50, concs. Pre-show discussion, 6.15pm (please reserve your place). (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm-8.45pm. Lee Historic Waterfront. Illustrated talk about Lee-on-the-Solent old and new by Ray Harding. Admission £3, concs. (023) 9252 3463.

HAVANT: Old House at Home, 2, South Street (PO9 1DA). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Paul. 07527 107 964, solentsocialising.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm for 7.30pm. Beneath The Waves: marine conservation in the Solent. Talk by Jolyon Chesworth of the Hampshire Wildlife Trust. Social evening, organised by the Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors. All welcome.

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.

PORTCHESTER: meet in the main Portchester Castle car park. 2pm. Portchester Castle. Suitable for beginners. 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.

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: Portsmouth Trade Union Club, Fratton Road. 7.30pm. Public Meeting: Portsmouth Against Austerity. Speakers: Darren Procter, RMT council of executives; Alan Dennis, PCS national executive, Disabled People against Cuts; Natalie Bennett, Green Party leader; Rob Williams, National Shop Stewards Network. Hosted by Portsmouth Trades Council.

PORTSMOUTH: The Church of the Resurrection, Penrhyn Avenue, Drayton. 7.45pm. Harlots, Dung and Glory (Part II). Talk by local historian Andrew Negus, organised by the Friends of Portsdown Hill. All welcome. Admission £2 including refreshments. (023) 9232 5570.