What’s on for Wednesday, September 3, 2014

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CONCERT

SARISBURY GREEN: Royal British Legion Park Gate, Brook Lane. 8pm The Clive New Big Band. (023) 9269 3988.

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: St James Hospital Social Hall, Main Enterance, Locksway Road. 8pm-10.15pm. Ballroom Club. Evening of Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dance. Admission: £4. (023) 9307 7368.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Scout Headquarters, Paignton Avenue, Baffins. 10am. Coffee morning. Coffee, bric-a-brac, books and clothing. Organised by 54th Portsmouth Scout Group. (023) 9286 2834.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am-midday. People’s Stories coffee morning. Discover some of the people behing the Navy over the past 100 years. Booking is essential. (023) 9272 7595, nmrm.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Midday.Charity lunch. Enjoy a light lunch. Money raised will go to charity.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm. Exhibition of paintings by June Cousins, Ros Croft and Michael Taylor.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’s work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 10am-5pm. Art exhibition of brio and pencil from Greg Gilbert. (023) 9247 2700.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Club, Dolphin Crescent. 8pm. Rascals of Rhythm. Admission: £8 members, £10 non-members. Booking is advisable. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.hampshire.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Cellars at Eastney, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Lucky Peterson. Blues music Admission: £16.50 advance, £18 on the door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

STAGE

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 7.30pm. The Foreigner. Comedy play performed by Havant Dynamo Youth Theatre. Admission: £9. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BEDHAMPTON: Bedhampton Community Centre, Bedhampton Road. 7.30pm. Havant Cage Bird Society Talk on foreign birds by Paul Ceiley. (023) 9237 9301.

COPNOR: The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 10.30am. Slow short walk to Baffins Pond. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. Option for a longer walk to Milton foreshore. Organised by the Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.

COSHAM: meet at King George V playing fields car park, Northern Road. 2pm. Walk around the private grounds of IBM. Gentle paced walk suitable for all. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.

EASTNEY: meet at Eastney CC, Bransbury Park. 10.30am. 2-3 mile walk. Organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth who are accredited to Walking for Health. New walkers to arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Canoe Lake, Southsea, 1pm. New health walk. Meet at bus terminus for a slow short walk to the Canoe Lake cafe. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Methodist Church Hall, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Life and Times of a Ranger. Talk by Eve Peach. Organised by the Fareham Horticultural Society.