What’s on from Friday, January 1 – Thursday, January 7, 2016

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today
EVENTS
GOSPORT: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Priddys Hard, PO12 4LE. 10am-4pm. Reindeer trail. Can you find the reindeer hiding in the museum galleries? Pick up a trail sheet at the front desk and take part in this self-guided activity. Free with a valid ticket. Visit historicdockyard.co.uk for more details.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior 1860, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, PO1 3QX. 10am-4.30pm. Hunt the slipper. Family trail. Free with a valid ticket. Visit historicdockyard.co.uk for more details.
EXHIBITIONS
GOSPORT: Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Defining Movements. Discover the most influential art movements to have shaped 20th century British modern art in a selection from Southampton City Art Gallery’s collection. Free admission. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information. 
STAGE
PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre, Royal, 20-24 Guildhall Walk, PO1 2DD. 2pm. The Santa Trap. Bradley Bartleby is bad.So bad that he plans to trap Santa Claus and steal all his presents. Will Santa be able to escape this awful ambush? Will Bradley succeed in ruining Christmas? With guillotines, tigers and a houseful of dynamite. Tickets £10. Call (023) 9264 9000 or visit newtheatreroyal.com for more information. 


tomorrow

events
GOSPORT: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Priddys Hard, PO12 4LE. 10am-4pm. Reindeer trail. Can you find the reindeer hiding in the museum galleries? Pick up a trail sheet at the front desk and take part in this self-guided activity. Free with a valid ticket. Visit historicdockyard.co.uk for more details.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior 1860, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, PO1 3QX. 10am-4.30pm. Hunt the slipper. Family trail. Free with a valid ticket. Visit historicdockyard.co.uk for more details.
EXHIBITIONS
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, Level B of Queen Alexandra Hospital. 12pm-3.30pm. Prints by Sue Meredith. Prints of pen and wash paintings, which are of buildings in local towns and cities. Greeting cards on sale. Free entry. Call (023) 9238 7284 for more information. Please note a shortage of volunteers means weekends are not always open.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Collected through Love: The Michael Woodford Bequest. Selected works from the Gallery’s latest bequest, a significant group of prints, drawings and books from unlikely collector Michael Woodford, a former rubbish collector and school caretaker with a passion for art. The collection includes late etchings by Picasso, a number of etchings, drawings and watercolours spanning the career of Graham Sutherland, and notable works by Victor Pasmore, Alan Reynolds, Suzanne Valadon and Gerald Leslie Brockhurst. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Jones: Vision and Memory. David Jones (1895-1974) was a painter, engraver, poet and maker of inscriptions. This exhibition displays some 80 works from throughout Jones’s life. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. A contemporary installation in the Queen Anne townhouse by the American multimedia artist Michael Petry. Utilising traditional glass-making techniques Petry’s installation creates a dialogue with the Gallery’s historic glass collections, exploring questions of gender, craftsmanship and decoration. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

GOSPORT: Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Defining Movements. Discover the most influential art movements to have shaped 20th century British modern art in a selection from Southampton City Art Gallery’s collection. Free admission. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. The story of children’s television from 1946 to today. Tracing the history of children’s television, bringing together seven decades of iconic objects, memorabilia, merchandise, clips and images. With interactives for kids. Free admission. Call (023) 9283 4779 or visit portsmouthcitymuseums.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: King’s Ship, 96 Marmion Road, PO5 2BB. 10am-6pm. Legacy. Vagabond (mobile) gallery is a curatorial platform led by Oana Damir. In this entirely photographic exhibtion he has curated the work of Madeleine Waller and Mattias Pettersson. Call (023) 9307 3478 for more information.
STAGE
CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, P019 6AP. 2pm & 7pm. A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge lives for money. People are worthless; family is a nuisance. After years of forging the chains in life that he will carry for eternity, Scrooge is visited by three spirits sent to redeem his soul by offering him a vision of what was, what is and what shall be. Will he repent in time and finally understand the true meaning of Christmas? For ages eight and above. 7pm performance is audio described. Call 01243 781312 or visit cft.org.uk for more information.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road, PO16 7DB. 3pm & 7pm. Dick Whittington. A show for all the family, Dick Whittington tells the rags-to-riches tale of a young man and his loyal cat on their exciting quest to find fame and fortune. Ticket prices vary. Call 01329 231 942 or visit fernehamhall.co.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre, Royal, 20-24 Guildhall Walk, PO1 2DD. 2pm & 4pm. The Santa Trap. Bradley Bartleby is bad. So bad that he plans to trap Santa Claus and steal all his presents. Will Santa be able to escape this awful ambush? Will Bradley succeed in ruining Christmas? With guillotines, tigers and a houseful of dynamite. Tickets £10. Call (023) 9264 9000 or visit newtheatreroyal.com for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road, PO5 2QJ. 12pm & 4pm. Cinderella. Throw on your glad rags and dust off your glass slippers, your pumpkin is waiting to whisk you away to the world of the fairytale princess, Cinderella. Starring Anita Harris and Towie’s James Argent. Ticket prices vary. Call (023) 9282 8282 or visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk for more information. 
TOURS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 2pm. Gallery tour. Free with Gallery admission. No booking required. Please meet at reception. A half-hour guided tour providing insights into the collections and displays. Whether exploring themes such as portraits or landscape, or telling stories behind particular artworks, each week will be different. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

WALKS & TALKS
HILSEA: Meet at the Blue Lagoon, London Road, PO2 9RP. 10.30am. Hilsea Lido walk. Follow the shoreline path down to Alexandra Park and back. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team. Call (023) 9284 1762 for more information.

sunday

DANCING
GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Road. 7pm-10pm. 50/50 dance. Admission £4.50. 
EVENTS
FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10am-4pm. Family adventure trail. The café will be open serving hot drinks and warming snacks. Visit royalarmouries.org for more information.

GOSPORT: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Priddys Hard, PO12 4LE. 10am-4pm. Reindeer trail. Can you find the reindeer hiding in the museum galleries? Pick up a trail sheet at the front desk and take part in this self-guided activity. Free with a valid ticket. Visit historicdockyard.co.uk for more details.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior 1860, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, PO1 3QX. 10am-4.30pm. Hunt the slipper. Family trail. Free with a valid ticket. Visit historicdockyard.co.uk for more details.
EXHIBITIONS
CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 11am-5pm. Collected through Love: The Michael Woodford Bequest. Selected works from the Gallery’s latest bequest, a significant group of prints, drawings and books from unlikely collector Michael Woodford, a former rubbish collector and school caretaker with a passion for art. The collection includes late etchings by Picasso, a number of etchings, drawings and watercolours spanning the career of Graham Sutherland, and notable works by Victor Pasmore, Alan Reynolds, Suzanne Valadon and Gerald Leslie Brockhurst. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 11am-5pm. David Jones: Vision and Memory. David Jones (1895-1974) was a painter, engraver, poet and maker of inscriptions. This exhibition displays some 80 works from throughout Jones’s life. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 11am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. A contemporary installation in the Queen Anne townhouse by the American multimedia artist Michael Petry. Utilising traditional glass-making techniques Petry’s installation creates a dialogue with the Gallery’s historic glass collections, exploring questions of gender, craftsmanship and decoration. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. The story of children’s television from 1946 to today. Tracing the history of children’s television, bringing together seven decades of iconic objects, memorabilia, merchandise, clips and images. With interactives for kids. Free admission. Call (023) 9283 4779 or visit portsmouthcitymuseums.co.uk for more information. 
STAGE
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road, PO16 7DB. 2.30pm. Dick Whittington. A show for all the family, Dick Whittington tells the rags-to-riches tale of a young man and his loyal cat on their exciting quest to find fame and fortune. Ticket prices vary. Call 01329 231 942 or visit fernehamhall.co.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre, Royal, 20-24 Guildhall Walk, PO1 2DD. 11.30am & 2pm. The Santa Trap. Bradley Bartleby is bad. So bad that he plans to trap Santa Claus and steal all his presents. Will Santa be able to escape this awful ambush? Will Bradley succeed in ruining Christmas? With guillotines, tigers and a houseful of dynamite. Tickets £10. Call (023) 9264 9000 or visit newtheatreroyal.com for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road, PO5 2QJ. 2pm. Cinderella. Throw on your glad rags and dust off your glass slippers, your pumpkin is waiting to whisk you away to the world of the fairytale princess, Cinderella. Starring Anita Harris and Towie’s James Argent. Ticket prices vary. Call (023) 9282 8282 or visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk.
TOURS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 2pm. Gallery tour. Free with Gallery admission. No booking required. Please meet at reception. A half-hour guided tour providing insights into the collections and displays. Whether exploring themes such as portraits or landscape, or telling stories behind particular artworks, each week will be different. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

Monday
CLASSES

SOUTHSEA: St Swithun’s Church Hall, PO5 2PL. 6pm-8.30pm. Martial arts. Tai Chi 6-7pm and Kung Fu 7-8.30pm. First lesson free. Call 078130 06569 for more information.
DANCING
GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea dance. Admission £2.50, includes tea and a biscuit.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane, PO14 2PP. 6.30pm-7.30pm. Dancin’ Fit. If your New Year’s resolution is to get fit and healthy, go along to Dancin’ Fit to make 2016 your year. £4. Call 07979 800299 for more information.
EVENTS
COPNOR: North End Baptist Church, Powerscourt Road. 10am-12pm. Copnor Coffee Club. A group for those aged 50 and over to meet new people. Call Julie Roberts on (023) 9268 8705 or e-mail julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk for more information.

COSHAM: Cosham Library, Spur Road. 2pm-4pm. Craft Group. A group for those aged 50 and over to meet new people. Call Julie Roberts on (023) 9268 8705 or email julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk for more information.

GOSPORT: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Priddys Hard, PO12 4LE. 10am-4pm. Reindeer trail. Can you find the reindeer hiding in the museum galleries? Pick up a trail sheet at the front desk and take part in this self-guided activity. Free with a valid ticket. Visit historicdockyard.co.uk for more details.
EXHIBITIONS
GOSPORT: Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Defining Movements. Discover the most influential art movements to have shaped 20th century British modern art in a selection from Southampton City Art Gallery’s collection. Free admission. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

WALKS & TALKS
FRATTON: Meet at The Bridge Centre, Fratton, 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Call (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Call (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Canoe Lake, Memorial where the buses terminate. 1pm. Short Canoe Lake Walk. Slow short walk of 30 minutes. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Call (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

tuesday

DANCING
FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Annes Grove, PO14 1JJ. 7.30pm-8.30pm. Ballroom and Latin beginners’ dance class. Tickets £6. Call 07505 191596 or visit dancerevival.co.uk for more information.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Lee Community Centre, 51 Twyford Drive, PO13 8JU. 9.30am-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. If your New Year’s resolution is to get fit and healthy, go along to Dancin’ Fit to make 2016 your year. £4. Call 07979 800299 for more information.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea dance. Admission £2, includes tea and a biscuit. 
EVENTS
GOSPORT: Local & Naval Studies Centre, Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1NS. 10.30am-12pm. Old and New – Market Day Drop-in. Bring back memories by exploring timelines of domestic objects in the Search Museum. Enjoy a chat with our volunteers and decide whether old or new is better. Just drop in, no need to book. Free, donations appreciated.

HAVANT: Saint Faiths Church Hall, The Pallant, PO9 1PP. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Solent Male Voice Choir. Seeking new members. Go along and sit in one of the rehearsal evenings. For more details visit smvc.co.uk or contact McAndrew on (023) 9222 1531 or 07736 877506.

HAVANT: Avenue Lawn Tennis and Squash Club, PO9 2RS. 7pm. Bridge Players Wanted. Bridge club needing new members. Meet every Tuesday evening. Beginners are welcome, but some knowledge and experience of bridge is necessary. No need to bring a partner. Call Linda Collins on 07826 000330, Angela and Nigel Peake on 01243 372718 or email angela.nigel.peake@gmail.com for more information.

HILSEA: Howard Road Community Centre, Howard Road, off of Northern Parade. 10.30am-12.30pm. Hilsea Social Group. A chance to meet new people. Group for those aged 50 and over. Call Julie Roberts on (023) 9268 8705 or email julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: The White Horse Pub, Southsea Terrace. 2pm-4pm. Southsea Seniors. A chance to meet new people. Group for those aged 50 and over. Call Julie Roberts on (023) 9268 8705 or e-mail julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk for more information. 
EXHIBITIONS
CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Collected through Love: The Michael Woodford Bequest. Selected works from the Gallery’s latest bequest, a significant group of prints, drawings and books from unlikely collector Michael Woodford, a former rubbish collector and school caretaker with a passion for art. The collection includes late etchings by Picasso, a number of etchings, drawings and watercolours spanning the career of Graham Sutherland, and notable works by Victor Pasmore, Alan Reynolds, Suzanne Valadon and Gerald Leslie Brockhurst. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

GOSPORT: Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Defining Movements. Discover the most influential art movements to have shaped 20th century British modern art in a selection from Southampton City Art Gallery’s collection. Free admission. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Jones: Vision and Memory. David Jones (1895-1974) was a painter, engraver, poet and maker of inscriptions. This exhibition displays some 80 works from throughout Jones’s life. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. A contemporary installation in the Queen Anne townhouse by the American multimedia artist Michael Petry. Utilising traditional glass-making techniques Petry’s installation creates a dialogue with the Gallery’s historic glass collections, exploring questions of gender, craftsmanship and decoration. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. The story of children’s television from 1946 to today. Tracing the history of children’s television, bringing together seven decades of iconic objects, memorabilia, merchandise, clips and images. With interactives for kids. Free admission. Call (023) 9283 4779 or visit portsmouthcitymuseums.co.uk for more information.

WALKS & TALKS
PORTSMOUTH: Meet at Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw foreshore walk. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Call (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime walk. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. New walkers to arrive early to register. Call (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

Wednesday

CLASSES

SOUTHSEA: St Luke’s Church Hall, PO5 2PL. 7.30pm-9pm. Martial arts. Kung fu. First lesson is free. Call 07813 006569 for more information.
DANCING
SOUTHSEA: The Royal Beach Hotel. 1pm-4pm. Social dancing. Admission £4.50. Call (023) 9273 1281 for more information. 
EVENTS
SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 2pm-4pm. The Natterjacks. A group for those aged 50 and over wanting to meet new people. Call Julie Roberts on (023) 9268 8705 or e-mail julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk for more information. 
EXHIBITIONS
CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Collected through Love: The Michael Woodford Bequest. Selected works from the Gallery’s latest bequest, a significant group of prints, drawings and books from unlikely collector Michael Woodford, a former rubbish collector and school caretaker with a passion for art. The collection includes late etchings by Picasso, a number of etchings, drawings and watercolours spanning the career of Graham Sutherland, and notable works by Victor Pasmore, Alan Reynolds, Suzanne Valadon and Gerald Leslie Brockhurst. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

GOSPORT: Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Defining Movements. Discover the most influential art movements to have shaped 20th century British modern art in a selection from Southampton City Art Gallery’s collection. Free admission. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Jones: Vision and Memory. David Jones (1895-1974) was a painter, engraver, poet and maker of inscriptions. This exhibition displays some 80 works from throughout Jones’s life. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. A contemporary installation in the Queen Anne townhouse by the American multimedia artist Michael Petry. Utilising traditional glass-making techniques Petry’s installation creates a dialogue with the Gallery’s historic glass collections, exploring questions of gender, craftsmanship and decoration. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk for further information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. The story of children’s television from 1946 to today. Tracing the history of children’s television, bringing together seven decades of iconic objects, memorabilia, merchandise, clips and images. With interactives for kids. Free admission. Call (023) 9283 4779 or visit portsmouthcitymuseums.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: King’s Ship, 96 Marmion Road, PO5 2BB. 12pm-6pm. Legacy. Vagabond (mobile) gallery is a curatorial platform led by Oana Damir. In this entirely photographic exhibtion he has curated the work of Madeleine Waller and Mattias Pettersson. The concept is about pondering on essential questions like what is important, what should be encouraged and with all the information available today, how to focus on quality and craft as well as matter over superficiality. Call (023) 9307 3478 for more information.

GIGS
GOSPORT: Gosport Jazz Club, Gosport & Fareham Rugby Club, Dolphin Crescent, Gosport, PO12 2HE. 8pm-10.30pm. Graham Collicott’s Hershey & the Hot Cats. Members £8, guests £10. Booking advisable. Call (023) 9269 3988 or visit gosportjazz.hampshire.org.uk for more information.
STAGE
HAVANT: St Faith’s Church Hall, The Pallant, PO9 1EH. 7.30pm. Daisy and Marvin Save the Day. A play with music, written by Greg Mosse. Musical arrangements by John Gleadall. Call (023) 9245 4244 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS
OLD PORTSMOUTH: Meet at the Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Walk. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Call (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet outside Canoe Lake Café, St Helens Parade. 10.30am.

Canoe Lake/Southsea Seafront walk. Through the Rose Garden and Rock Garden, suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register. Call (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton Foreshore walk. Shorter, slower walk to Baffins Pond, ideal for buggies or wheelchairs. Or a longer, faster walk to Milton foreshore. New walkers to arrive early to register. Call (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at King George V Playing Fields car park, Northern Road. 2pm. Lakeside North Harbour Walk. A walk around the lake. Call (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

thursday

DANCING
GOSPORT: Alverbank Hotel, Alverstoke. 8pm-11pm. Salsa Class. Beginners’ and improvers’ lessons. Fun and entertainment with Salsa Synergy UK. Group dances and more. £6. Call 07979 800299 for more information.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane, PO14 2PP. 9.30am-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. If your New Year’s resolution is to get fit and healthy, go along to Dancin’ Fit to make 2016 your year. £4. Call 07979 800299 for more information.

WATERLOOVILLE: St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Padnell Road, PO8 8DZ. 7pm-8pm & 8pm-9pm. Ballroom and Latin beginners’ dance class. Tickets £6. Call 07505 191596 or visit dancerevival.co.uk for more information. 
EVENTS
COPNOR: The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 11.30am-1.30pm. Lunch Club. A fresh homemade lunch and dessert, followed by entertainment afterwards, which can include bingo, a quiz or a guest speaker. Admission £3.95. Call (023) 9261 7890 for more information.

COSHAM: Cosham Library, Spur Road, PO6 3EB. 2pm-4pm. Relax with Colouring. For adults. Beat stress and aid relaxation. Drop-in, all materials are provided. Call (023) 9268 8259.

GOSPORT: Elson Library, 136 Chantry Road, PO12 4NG. 3.30pm-4.30pm. Krafty Kids - snowmen. Kids can make an Olaf mobile, hat and coaster. 50p per child. Suitable for ages five to 10. Parents/carers must remain in the library during this activity. No need to book, but places are limited. For more information call (023) 9252 4608.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ. 10.30am-12.30pm. Mess at the Museum. Social group for ex-service personnel and civilians to promote understanding about life in the services and life for civilians during times of conflict. Booking not necessary. For more information call (023) 9284 1762 or email iwt@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Methodist Church, Albert Road. 10am-12pm. Chat and tea club. A group for those aged 50 and over wanting to meet new people. Call Julie Roberts on (023) 9268 8705 or email julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: St. James’ Church Hall, Milton Road. 11am. Christmas Singercise. Seated fun activity session to music for older and disabled people to help improve fitness. Tea and chat after. Admission £2.50. Call 07754 528814.

WATERLOOVILLE: Anders Hall, off Milton Road, PO7 6AW. 7.30pm. Natter night and social evening. Horndean & District Amateur Radio Club. Visitors always welcome. Visit hdarc.co.uk.
EXHIBITIONS
CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-8pm. Collected through Love: The Michael Woodford Bequest. Selected works from the Gallery’s latest bequest, a significant group of prints, drawings and books from unlikely collector Michael Woodford, a former rubbish collector and school caretaker with a passion for art. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk.

GOSPORT: Gallery, Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Defining Movements. Discover the most influential art movements to have shaped 20th century British modern art in a selection from Southampton City Art Gallery’s collection. Free admission. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-8pm. David Jones: Vision and Memory. David Jones (1895-1974) was a painter, engraver, poet and maker of inscriptions. This exhibition displays some 80 works from throughout Jones’s life. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. From 1946 to today. Tracing the history of children’s television, bringing together seven decades of iconic objects, memorabilia, merchandise, clips and images. With interactives for kids. Free admission. Call (023) 9283 4779 or visit portsmouthcitymuseums.co.uk for more information.

GIGS
FAREHAM: Park Gate Royal British Legion, 366 Brook Lane, Sarisbury Green SO31 7DP. 8pm-10.30pm. The Clive New Big Band. Admission free. Call (023) 9269 3988 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: The RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, PO4 9PN. 7pm-11pm. Nick Courtney presents Play @ The RMA. Admission free. 
MARKETS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Baptist Church Hall, North Street, PO10 7BY. 10am-11.30pm. Emsworth Country Market. With cakes, savouries, preserves, fresh local meat, eggs, plants and crafts. Refreshments available.
STAGE
HAVANT: St Faith’s Church Hall, The Pallant, PO9 1EH. 7.30pm. Daisy and Marvin Save the Day. A play with music, written by Greg Mosse. Musical arrangements by John Gleadall. Call (023) 9245 4244 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS
HILSEA: Alexandra Park, Mountbatten Centre entrance. 6.30pm. Walk. The flat, paved circular route follows the shore line along the pedestrian footpath up to Hilsea Lido and back. Refreshments available at the Sports Centre afterwards. New walkers to arrive early to register. Call (023) 9284 1762.

HILSEA: Meet in Scott Road car park, off Military Road by The News Centre. 10.30am. Hilsea Lines walk. Uneven footpaths take you around ‘Foxes Forest’. New walkers to arrive early to register. Call (023) 9268 8390.
WORKSHOPS
GOSPORT: Elson Library, 136 Chantry Road, PO12 4NG. 3.30pm-4.30pm. Krafty Kids. Parents/carers must remain in the library during activities. 50p per child. Suitable for ages five to 10. No need to book but places are limited. Call (023) 9252 4608.