What’s on from Friday, November 20 – Thursday, November 26, 2015

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TODAY

EVENTS

COPNOR: St Alban’s Church, 104 Copnor Road, PO3 5AL. 9am-12.30pm. Big Breakfast. Charity event for The British Lung Foundation. To help those who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. With breakfast and coffee. Free to enter. Call 07933 597157.

MILTON: Beddow Library, Milton Road. 10.30am-12.30pm. Milton Social Group. A group for those aged 50 and over to meet new people. Call (023) 9268 8705 or email julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.

PAULSGROVE: Paulsgrove Healthy Living Centre, Allaway Avenue. 2-4pm. Friendship Club. A group for those aged 50 and over to meet new people. Call (023) 9268 8705 or email julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, Level B of Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. David Johnson. Member of the Solent Aviation Art Society and Fareham Art Group. Free entry. Call (023) 9238 7284.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. 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.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Remfry: We Think the World of You. A selection of drawings of people with their dogs by British artist David Remfry RA. Featuring well-known faces including Alan Cumming, Susan Sarandon, Ethan Hawke and philanthropist Agnes Gund. Call 01243 774557 or email info@pallant.org.uk.

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.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, PO9 1BS. 10am-5.30pm. The Passage of Tea Time:

Gillian Hawkins. This exhibition of photographs by Gillian Hawkins links images of vintage china with the original makers in Stoke-on-Trent. Call (023) 9247 2700 or visit thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path Studio, 21 The Square, GU32 3HS. 10am-4pm. Exhibition by the Association for Contemporary Jewellery. Members of the association will showcase their individual pieces of handmade jewellery, available to purchase. By Sarah Macrae, Ulli Kaiser, Ruta Brown, Sheila Joughin, Sharon Justice and Jeanne Werge Hartley. Call Amanda Harwood on 01730 260756 or e-mail education@petersfieldmuseum.co.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.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95 North Street, PO10 7PQ. The Herbz. Ska, reggae & brit pop. Call 01243 372351.

SOUTHSEA: Owen’s, 81 Palmerston Road, PO5 3PP. 8pm. Jo Buckland. Call (023) 9282 2592.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. Kent Duchaine. Authentic delta slide blues. Call (023) 9282 1658.

MARKETS

FAREHAM: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane, PO14 2PP. 9am-12pm. Stubbington Country Market. With cakes, savouries, dairy and gluten free products, crafts, flowers, fruit and vegetables. Everything is home baked, hand crafted, or home grown. Free parking.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, PO1 2AB. 11.30am-5.30/6.30pm. Street food Fridays. Hot and cold food from local food traders.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Community Centre, Hayling Park, Station Road, PO11 0HB. 7.30pm. Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. A musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim. Call (023) 9246 7545.

SOUTHSEA: The Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Blake: Christmas classics. Blake present their debut Christmas show featuring festive songs in trio harmony, video projections and the groups comedy banter. Tickets £20, concessions £18. Call (023) 9282 8282 or visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmnouth Central Library, Guildhall Walk, PO1 2DX. 10.30am. Conan Doyle and the mysterious world of Light - How Conan Doyle came to believe in ghosts. Places limited, bookings can be made at any Portsmouth Library or by calling (023) 9268 8046.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at the Pyramids Centre. 10.30am. Seafront walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. New walkers to arrive early to register. Call (023) 9268 8390.

WORKSHOPS

PORTSMOUTH: North End Library, Gladys Avenue, Portsmouth, PO2 9AX.

1pm-4pm. Mosaic applique. Create a cushion cover /picture emulating original mosaic techniques but using pieces of fabric. Places are free but limited, book at any Portsmouth Library or by calling Linda on (023) 9268 8144.


TOMORROW
COFFEE

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church, Hollow Lane, PO11 9EY. 10am-12pm. Coffee morning in aid of Stubbington Ark Animal Shelter. Have a cup of tea and a piece of cake or a bacon

sandwich. With bric-a-brac, household items, books, seasonal festive items and homemade preserves. Admission is free. Well behaved dogs are welcome.

COMEDY

GOSPORT: Park Tavern, Park Road, PO12 2HH. Comedy night. With Barry Clements and eight other acts. Call 07833 454402.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road, PO1 5PA. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Choral Union concert. Tickets are available on the door for £17. Get them in advance by calling (023) 9262 2227 or emailing pcuticketing@gmail.com.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, PO1 3BF. 10am-4pm. The Designer/Maker Christmas clearance sale. Over 20 of UK makers will be clearing samples, seconds and surplus stock. Admission free. Visit theworkshopsale.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Salvation Army, Lighthouse Community Rooms, Albert Road. 10.30am. Christmas fayre. To be opened by Flick Drummond MP. Stalls, refreshments, gifts and games.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, Level B of Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. David Johnson. See ‘Today’ for full details. Please note a shortage of volunteers means weekends are not always open.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Remfry: We Think the World of You. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Jones: Vision and Memory. See ‘Today’ for full details.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, PO9 1BS. 10am-4pm. The Passage of Tea Time: Gillian Hawkins. See ‘Today’ for full details.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path Studio, 21 The Square, GU32 3HS. 10am-4pm. Exhibition by the Association for Contemporary Jewellery. See ‘Today’ for full details. 
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. See ‘Today’ for full details.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95 North Street, PO10 7PQ. Free juke box. Call 01243 372351.

PORTSMOUTH: The Jolly Taxpayer, 2 Eastbourne Road, PO3 6LN. 8.30pm until late. Kenny Mayes singing 50s and 60s music. Free admission.

PORTSMOUTH: The Fountain Sports Bar, 163 London Road, PO2 9AA. Tangerine Tantrum. Call 07881 898131.

SOUTHSEA: Owen’s, 81 Palmerston Road, PO5 3PP. 8pm. Rachel Harding. Call (023) 9282 2592.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. Somethin’ Else. Rock and sax band. Call (023) 9282 1658.

SURREY: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road, GU26 6TZ. 7.30pm. Barn dance/Ceilidh with The Hog’s Back Band. Organised by Grayshott Folk club. Go solo or as a group, no obligation to dance. Food from Frankie’s Fish & Chip Shop is arranged but guests need to call the shop on 01428 608020 to place their order. Call 01428 607096 to buy tickets.

MARKETS

COSHAM: St Phillips Church Hall, Hawthorn Crescent. 12pm-3pm. Christmas fayre. With raffles, tombolas, games, Christmas gifts, books, homemade cakes, jams and chutneys. Meet Father Christmas in his grotto. Tea/coffee, cakes and bacon rolls. Admission 40p.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Community Centre, Hayling Park, Station Road, PO11 0HB. 7.30pm. Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. A musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim. Call (023) 9246 7545.

SOUTHSEA: The Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. One Man Breaking Bad - The Unauthorised Parody. Tickets £18.50. Call (023) 9282 8282 or visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HILSEA: Meet at the Blue Lagoon, London Road, PO2 9RP. 10.30am. Walk. Walk along the foreshore footpath to the Mountbatten Centre and back. A flat and paved route. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team. Contact (023) 9284 1762 for information.

WORKSHOPS

FRATTON: Make & The Craft Kitchen, 1 Cornwall Road. 2pm-4.30pm. Christmas countdown paper bunting. Make a string of festive bunting. £18 including all materials. Booking advised. Call (023) 9282 2026 or visit makesouthsea.com.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, PO9 1BS. 10.30am. Craft 4 Kids. An informal drop-in craft session where children of all ages can use their imaginations to make whatever they want. All materials provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Call (023) 9247 2700 or visit thespring.co.uk.


SUNDAY

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, PO1 3BF. 11am-4pm. The Designer/Maker Christmas clearance sale. Over 20 of UK makers will be clearing samples, seconds and surplus stock. Admission free. Visit theworkshopsale.co.uk.
EXHIBITIONS
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, Level B of Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. David Johnson. See ‘Today’ for full details. Please note a shortage of volunteers means weekends are not always open.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Remfry: We Think the World of You. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Jones: Vision and Memory. See ‘Today’ for full details. 
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. See ‘Today’ for full details.

GIGS

SOUTHAMPTON: Ice House, 180 Warren Avenue, SO16 6AA. Tangerine Tantrum. Call (023) 8034 6880.


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.
DANCING

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane, PO14 2PP. 9.30am-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. To help you achieve the body you’ve always wanted and have a great time getting there. £4. Call 07979 800299.

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 (023) 9268 8705 or e-mail julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.

COSHAM: Cosham Library, Spur Road. 2pm-4pm. Craft Group. A group for those aged 50 and over to meet new people. Call (023) 9268 8705 or email julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.
COWPLAIN: The Borrow Centre, London Road, PO8 8DB. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Crafty Needles Club. Bring your own craft work and join in with making a special project. All are welcome. £2.50 per session. Tea cakes provided. Call (023) 9261 5916.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, Level B of Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. David Johnson. See ‘Today’ for full details.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, PO9 1BS. 10am-5.30pm. The Passage of Tea Time:

Gillian Hawkins. See ‘Today’ for full details.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 6pm. Footsteps to the Square: A reflective journey to Portsmouth Guildhall. Opening reception. Admission free. Call (023) 9387 0200.

WALKS & TALKS

CHICHESTER: Chichester Park Hotel, PO19 7QL. 7.30pm. 15 years, a pause and a review of my aviation career. Arun & Chichester (Air) Enthusiasts Society presents local air display pilot Mr. Justyn Gorman. Entrance £3 for members, £5 for guests and free for under 16s.

Visit airaces.org.uk or call David Batcock on 01243 823007.

FRATTON: Meet at The Bridge Centre, Fratton, 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. New walkers to arrive early to register. Call (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register. Call (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Canoe Lake, Memorial where buses terminate. 1pm. Short Canoe Lake Walk. Slow short walk of 30 minutes. Call (023) 9268 8390.

TUESDAY
CONCERTS
FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West Sreet, PO16 0EL. 1.05pm- 1.50pm. Concert. Continuum present choral music in a variety of styles. Free entry, with a collection in aid of the Church Refurbishment Fund. Call 01329 232688 or email office@htscf.org.uk.

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.

HAYLING ISLAND: Royal British Legion, Hayling Island, PO11 9ES. 8pm. Salsa classes. Learn beginners’ and extended beginners’ salsa with a night of entertainment. With Salsa Synergy UK. Group dances and more. Tickets £6. Call 07850 327174 for more details.

PORTSMOUTH: Leigh Community Centre, 51 Twyford Drive, PO13 8JU. 9.30am-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. To help you achieve the body you’ve always wanted and have a great time getting there. £4. Contact 07979 800299 for more information.

EVENTS

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 07826 000330 or 01243 372718.
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.

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 (023) 9268 8705 or email julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.

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 (023) 9268 8705 or e-mail julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.
EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, Level B of Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. David Johnson. See ‘Today’ for full details. Please note a shortage of volunteers means weekends are not always open.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Remfry: We Think the World of You. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Jones: Vision and Memory. See ‘Today’ for full details.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, PO9 1BS. 10am-4pm. The Passage of Tea Time: Gillian Hawkins. See ‘Today’ for full details.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path Studio, 21 The Square, GU32 3HS. 10am-4pm. Exhibition by the Association for Contemporary Jewellery. See ‘Today’ for full details. 
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. See ‘Today’ for full details.

TOURS

PORTSMOUTH: The Mary Rose Museum, Main Rd, Portsmouth PO1 3PY. 11.30am & 3pm. Highlights tours. Take an hour long tour of the Mary Rose exhibitions with a guide. 15 spaces per tour. £5 per person. Visitors will need to purchase the tickets at the Gift Shop in the Mary Rose Museum. Call (023) 9281 2931.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 2pm. Space vehicles – getting around on the moon and mars. Petersfield U3A. Graham Bryant, chairman of Hants Astronomical Society and lecturer at Clanfield Observatory talks about the difficulties of operating in a hostile environment and the development of the Apollo Lunar Rover and the Martian Rover. Admission £2.50. Call 01730 827374.

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. Call (023) 9268 8390.

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.


WEDNESDAY
DANCING

FAREHAM: Arty’s at the Coach House. 98 Fareham Road, PO13 0AG. 10.30am-11.30am. Dancin’ Fit. To help you achieve the body you’ve always wanted and have a great time getting there. £4. Call 07979 800299.

SOUTHSEA: The Royal Beach Hotel. 1pm-4pm. Social dancing. Admission £4.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road, PO16 7EN. 7.30pm. Charlie Read presents: The Life and Time of George Formby. Learn about the life story of the famous British entertainer. Followed by a sing-a-long of his well known songs. Tickets are £3 from the library. Call 0845 603 5631.

PORTSMOUTH: Marriott Hotel, Southampton Road, PO6 4SH. 10am-3.30pm. Finding your Feet. Support for blind people. A two-day course run by the charity Action for Blind People that will provide information, advice and practical skills for anyone who has lost their sight as well as information for their family and friends. For more details and to register for the course call 01722 345440.

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 (023) 9268 8705 or e-mail julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.
EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, Level B of Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. David Johnson. See ‘Today’ for full details. Please note a shortage of volunteers means weekends are not always open.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Remfry: We Think the World of You. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Jones: Vision and Memory. See ‘Today’ for full details.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, PO9 1BS. 10am-4pm. The Passage of Tea Time: Gillian Hawkins. See ‘Today’ for full details.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path Studio, 21 The Square, GU32 3HS. 10am-4pm. Exhibition by the Association for Contemporary Jewellery. See ‘Today’ for full details. 
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. See ‘Today’ for full details.

FILMS

SOUTHSEA: The Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. It’s a Wonderful Life. A screening of the 1946 classic. Tickets £7, concessions £6. Call (023) 9282 8282 or visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport Jazz Club, Gosport & Fareham Rugby Club, Dolphin Crescent, Gosport, PO12 2HE. 8pm-10.30pm. Kevin Grenfell’s Jazz Giants. Members £8, guests £10. Booking advisable. Call (023) 9269 3988 or visit gosportjazz.hampshire.org.uk.
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. Call (023) 9268 8390.

PORT SOLENT: Meet in front of the Odeon Cinema. 2pm. Walk. Suitable for beginners but does include an area of uneven ground, sturdy shoes recommended. Call (023) 9268 8390.

WORKSHOPS

PORTSMOUTH: Central Library, Guildhall Square, PO1 2DX. 9.30am-12.30pm. Christmas crafts. Three week course. Places are free but limited. Book at any Portsmouth Library or by calling Linda on (023) 9268 8144.


THURSDAY

DANCING

FAREHAM: Searle Sports and Social Club, Newgate Road, PO14 1AN. 8pm. Dancing and socialise. For those over 40 who enjoy music from the 50s, 60s and 70s. £4. Bring a plate. Event happens on the last Thursday of each month. Call 075703 13888.

GOSPORT: Alverbank Hotel, Alverstoke. 8pm-11pm. Salsa Class. Beginners and extended beginners. Fun and entertainment with Salsa Synergy UK. Group dances and more. Tickets are £6.

Call 07979 800299.

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea dance. With sequence dances and some ballroom. Admission £2.50, includes refreshments. Call (023) 92266177.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane, PO14 2PP. 9.30am-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. To help you achieve the body you’ve always wanted and have a great time getting there. £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.

EVENTS

COPNOR: The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 11.30am-1.30pm. Lunch Club. A fresh homemade lunch and dessert, followed by entertainment afterwards. Admission £3.95. Call (023) 9261 7890.

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. Call (023) 9284 1762 or email iwt@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.
SOUTHSEA: St. James’ Church Hall, Milton Road. 11am. 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.
EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, Level B of Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. David Johnson. See ‘Today’ for full details. Please note a shortage of volunteers means weekends are not always open.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Michael Petry: A Twist in Time. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Remfry: We Think the World of You. See ‘Today’ for full details.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. David Jones: Vision and Memory. See ‘Today’ for full details.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, PO9 1BS. 10am-4pm. The Passage of Tea Time: Gillian Hawkins. See ‘Today’ for full details.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path Studio, 21 The Square, GU32 3HS. 10am-4pm. Exhibition by the Association for Contemporary Jewellery. See ‘Today’ for full details. 
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. The Story of Children’s Television. See ‘Today’ for full details.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: The RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, PO4 9PN. 7pm-11pm. Nick Courtney presents Play @ The RMA. Emily Glover, Josh and Daisy and moe. 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

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, Portsmouth Road, PO8 9LJ. 7.30pm. Charley’s Aunt. A farce by Brandon Thomas. Call (023) 9278 5800.

SOUTHAMPTON: Soberton Village Hall, School Hill, SO32 3PF. 2.30pm. Beauty and the Beast. A pantomime by Ben Crocker. Call (023) 9263 2551.

TOURS

PORTSMOUTH: The Mary Rose Museum, Main Road, Portsmouth PO1 3PY. 11.30am & 3pm. Highlights tours. See ‘Tuesday’ for full details.

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.

WORKSHOPS

FRATTON: Make & The Craft Kitchen, 1 Cornwall Road. 7pm-9pm. Fold out scrapbook card. Use mini scrapbook cits to create an unusual card design, that can be filled with memories from the year. £15 including all materials. Booking advised. Call (023) 9282 2026 or visit makesouthsea.com.

FRATTON: Make & The Craft Kitchen, 1 Cornwall Road. 7pm-9pm. Christmas jumper customising. Bring a jumper to customise. Use felt, buttons and more to turn your jumper into a festive one. £10. Booking advised. Call (023) 9282 2026 or visit makesouthsea.com.