A guide to what’s on today.
WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Danny Bhoy – Dear Epson. This show revolves around a handful of ‘feedback’ letters Danny penned out of frutration. Admission: £12, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.
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.
HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Cycle ride to Trotton and Petworth. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.
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.
PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-midday. Arts and Crafts Group. Something different to do each week with a friendly group. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.
WATERLOOVILLE: The Sacred Heart and St Peter Church, 356, London Road (PO7 7SR). 7.30pm. One World Week Question Time: Shaping the Future. The format of the evening will follow that of BBC’s Question Time. Panellists include representatives from WDM, CAFOD, the Green Party and Portsmouth University. Admission by donation to OWW. (023) 9225 1593.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring volunteer’s paintings and donated paintings and prints. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, West Street. 10am-5pm. Fareham Woodcarvers’ Exhibition 2012. The group of craftsmen and women use traditional as well as innovative methods to work wood in a range of styles. Some work in this exhibition will be for sale. (01329) 822063.
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.
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.
SOUTHSEA: Art Space Portsmouth, 27, Brougham Road. 2pm-4pm. Parasite and Prayer by Sarah Rowland, the recipient of the Art Space Portsmouth GASP Graduate Award 2012. artspace.co.uk.
HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. J Edgar (15); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer and Judi Dench. Admission £4.85, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. F For Fake (PG); 7pm. UK 1976 (re-released 2012). Directed by Orson Welles. Starring: Orson Welles, Oja Kodar and Joseph Cotten. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.
EMSWORTH: Coal Exchange, 21, South Street. Executive Stress. (01243) 375866.
PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix. Featuring Martha Paton.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Naked Beats. Live poetry plus music fusion. (023) 9221 0437.
SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Every Time I Die. Plus support, Admission: £14 advance, £16 door. (023) 8055 5366.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Reverend and The Makers. Plus special guests: The Virgin Marys. (023) 9286 3911.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Island Community Centre, Hayling Park (off Station Road), West Town. 7.30pm. The Drowsy Chaperone. A musical within a play, presented by Hayling Musical Society. Admission: £8. (023) 9246 7545, haylingmusical.com.
HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Calendar Girls. By Tim Firth, based on the motion picture by Juliette Towhidi and Tim Firth, presented by HIADS. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.
PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7pm-10pm. New Apollo Halloween Double Bill: And Death Shall Have Dominion; followed by The Tell Tale Heart. Two chilling one-act plays. Admission: £12. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am, 7.30pm. Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Fear! A new play by John Goodrum, presented by Rumpus Theatre Company. Admission £10-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.
WALKS & TALKS
HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Room, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm. The Wildlife of Langstone Harbour. A talk by Chris Cockburn (of the RSPB), 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. From Attic to Basements. Talk by Mark Pitchforth, organised by 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.
PARK GATE: Talisman, 3, Bridge Road (SO31 7GD). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Ed. 07801 278 602, solentsocialising.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido. 7.30pm. How Portsmouth Won Portsmouth in Bloom. An illustrated talk by Brian Kidd in aid of of Hilsea Lido Pool for the People Trust. All welcome. Admission: £5 on door.
PORTSMOUTH: Aspex, Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 7pm. Portsmouth Bookfest 2012: ReCraft. Advice from the founders of Buttonbag, Sara Duchars and Sarah Marks. Admission £5 (book tickets on (023) 9268 8037). (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: meet Bransbury Park Community Centre, Eastney Road. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.
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.
WOOLBEDING COMMON: meet Older Hill National Trust car park (GR SU742335). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A nine-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.25am. (01730) 269253.