What’s on from Friday, September 4 – Saturday, September 12, 2015

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CLASSES

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 9.30am-11am. Hatha Vinyasa yoga. With Thilo. Contact 07932 470068 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 9.30am-11am. Hatha Vinyasa yoga. With Thilo. Contact 07932 470068 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 12pm. Baby Daisy Wrigglers. With Sarah. Contact 07837 647713 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 1pm. Daisy Baby Tinies. With Sarah. Contact 07837 647713 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 6pm-7.30pm. Hatha Vinyasa. With Thilo. Contact 07932 470068 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 8pm-9pm. Radical Rest (Yoga Nidra). With Rich. Contact 07591 307561 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

DANCING
SOUTHSEA: The Jolly Sailor, Southsea, PO5 2EU. 8pm. Cuban club. Five styles of latin dance and music. Tickets £4 including one free lesson. Call 07850 327174 for more details.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, PO3 5XT. 8pm-11.30pm. Modern Jive Friday Fever. A night’s dancing at Portsmouth’s longest running modern jive freestyle venue. Big dancefloor, friendly atmosphere. Entry £7 in advance, £8 on the door. To book, call Becky & Andy on 02392 386287, text 07775 504 626, or email tickets@modernjiveportsmouth.co.uk.

EVENTS

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

PORTSMOUTH: The University of Portsmouth Student Union Building, Cambridge Road, PO1 2EF. 12pm-4pm and 6.30pm-11pm. Portsmouth CAMRA Beerex. Annual real ale and traditional cider festival organised by volunteers from the Campaign For Real Ale. There will be over 100 different drinks to try with live music, food and traditional games. Day event is £5 evening event is £8. Ticket price includes entry, festival guide and festival glass. Visit portsmouthcamrabeerfestivals.co.uk/portsmouth-beerex.html for tickets and more information.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri, midday-3.30pm Sat and Sun. Art Exhibition. Organised by League of Friends featuring art from June Bryant, Joyce Wood and Anahid Thomas. Free admission, contact Anne Parmiter on (023) 9238 7284 for details.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri, midday-3.30pm Sat and Sun. Art Exhibition. Organised by League of Friends featuring paintings from June Cousins and Michael Taylor and photographs from Jason Gines. Free admission, contact Anne Parmiter on (023) 92387284 for details.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Stitchsmiths. Contemporary textile art from Fareham creative group Faze 4, inspired by the permanent displays at the museum. Part of Hampshire Open Studios and Fareham Arts Festival. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No. 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, PO1 3LJ. 7pm. A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night. American horror romance film. In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire. Call 07435 029408 for more information.

GIGS

COWPLAIN: Cowplain Social Club, London Road, PO8 0EN. NOASIS. Live music from an Oasis tribute band. All welcome. Entry on door £5 members £10 non-members. Call (023) 9278 2100 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: The RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, PO4 9PN. The Bivocals. Live music from the 60’s/70’s cover band.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. Hazzard County. Live music from a Southern rock covers band.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87 Elm Grove, PO5 1JF. 8.30pm-11pm. Milton James Hot Four. Live music from a traditional jazz band. Admission free. Contact (023) 9275 5944 for more information.

STAGE

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. 7.30pm. A Midsummer Nights Dream. By Dynamo Youth Theatre. A play by William Shakespeare, adapted by Lucy Flannery. Call (023) 9247 2700 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: The Kings Theatre, Albert Road, PO5 2QJ. 7.30pm. The Mikado. Gilbert and Sullivan opera by the National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company. Tickets from £19.50. Call (023) 9282 8282 or visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: Meet at the Pyramids Centre. 10.30am. Seafront walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Contact (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

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COMEDY

COPNOR: The Rose in June, 102 Milton Road, PO3 6AR. 7.30pm. Comedy Under Canvas. With Dave Thompson, Neil McFarlane, Chris Norton Walker, Yuriko Kotani, and Sezar Alkassab. Tickets £12 with food (half chicken and chips) in advance, £7 without food in advance, or £8 on the door. Contact (023) 9282 4191.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: Historic Dockyard (Victory Arena), Victory Gate, PO1 3LJ. Gates open at 6.30pm for 7.30pm start. Last Night of the Proms. Tickets are £20, concessions £15. Call (023) 9283 9766 or visit historicdockyard.co.uk/dockyardatdusk to book tickets. Seats are provided.

Food and drink will be available on the night but you can also bring your own picnic.

DANCING

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Skatepark, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea PO5 3NZ. 7pm-10pm. Roller Disco. Entry £5, skate hire £2.50.

EVENTS

COPNOR: St Cuthbert’s Church, Litchfield Road, PO3 6DE. 3.30pm-5.30pm. St Cuthbert’s Messy Church. Activities for families based on the theme of journeys. Followed by a time of celebration and a shared meal. All families welcome. Admission free, donations welcome. Contact Rachel Milne on (023) 9282 2711 for further information or visit stcuthbertwithstaidan.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road, Southsea, PO5 3QH. 9am-5pm. Love Southsea Market.
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, High Street, PO1 2HH. 7.30pm. Lord Nelson & the Sea – The Madding Crowd. Charity event with music, song, dance and contemporary readings to raise money for active church buildings in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Tickets are £10 and available on the door, or contact 01794 368427. Visit hihct.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: The RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, PO4 9PN. 7pm till late. Charity Night. The Ministry of Ultimate Parties presents a charity night of live music, disco, karaoke, rock’n’roll and a raffle. All proceeds go to Rowans Hospice and Portsmouth Doing it for Kids. Free entry, any donations welcome.

PORTSMOUTH: The University of Portsmouth Student Union Building, Cambridge Road, PO1 2EF. 12pm-4pm and 6.30pm-11pm. Portsmouth CAMRA Beerex. Annual real ale and traditional cider festival organised by volunteers from the Campaign For Real Ale. There will be over 100 different drinks to try with live music, food and traditional games. Day event is £8 evening event is £6. Ticket price includes entry, festival guide and festival glass. Visit portsmouthcamrabeerfestivals.co.uk/portsmouth-beerex.html for tickets and more information.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri, midday-3.30pm Sat and Sun. Art Exhibition. Organised by League of Friends featuring art from June Bryant, Joyce Wood and Anahid Thomas. Free admission, contact Anne Parmiter on (023) 9238 7284 for details.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri, midday-3.30pm Sat and Sun. Art Exhibition. Organised by League of Friends featuring paintings from June Cousins and Michael Taylor and photographs from Jason Gines. Free admission, contact Anne Parmiter on (023) 92387284 for details.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Stitchsmiths.Contemporary textile art from Fareham creative group Faze 4, inspired by the permanent displays at the museum. Part of Hampshire Open Studios and Fareham Arts Festival. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No. 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, PO1 3LJ. 7pm. Mr Holmes. Sir Ian McKellen stars an aged Sherlock Holmes who comes out of retirement to solve his only open case. Call 07435 029408 for more information.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. Bigfoot. Live music from a rock covers band.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Caravan Park, Melville Road, PO4 9TB. 8.30pm-Late. Kenny Mayes 50’s & 60’s Live Music. Free admission.

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, 205 Goldsmith Ave, PO4 0AW. 8PM. RU40.Tickets £5.

STAGE

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. 7.30pm. A Midsummer Nights Dream. By Dynamo Youth Theatre. A play by William Shakespeare, adapted by Lucy Flannery. Call (023) 9247 2700 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: The Kings Theatre, Albert Road, PO5 2QJ. 2pm and 7.30pm. HMS Pinafore. Gilbert and Sullivan opera by the National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company. Tickets from £19.50. Call (023) 9282 8282 or visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

SUNday

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: The Westgate Centre, Via Ravenna, PO19 1RJ. 10.30am-4pm. Antique and Collectors Fair. A wide variety of antiques and collectables including china, glass, gold and silver, Art Deco, jewellery, small furniture, dolls, linen and lace, military badges, plus coins, stamps and postcards. Buying and selling. Contact Emmott Promotions on 07747 604541 or 01243 788596 or visit emmottpromotions.co.uk.

HAVANT: Havant Spiritualist Church, Brockhampton Lane, Havant. 11am-12.15pm. Childrens Club. £1 per visit, call (023) 9226 1591 for more information.

PORT SOLENT: Port Solent, Portsmouth, PO6 4TP. 11am-5pm. Waterside Market. Stalls with crafts, food, furnishings, gifts and more.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm & 2.30pm. Traveling Together. Creative play sessions for 3-5 year olds. Create a landscape/ seascape and take paper boats on journeys inspired by the Jumblies and their giant sieve ship with its pea-green sail. Admission free. Limited places, booking recommended. Call (023) 9283 4744 or visit portsmouthcitymuseums.co.uk/portsmouth-museum/forthcoming-events for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Old Portsmouth Guardhouse, Grand Parade, PO1 2ND. 10am. Portsmouth Local Pride 16 Miler. Bike ride for fairly confident riders who want to broaden their horizons. 120 mins of cycling time. Suitable for children aged eight and over who are with an adult. Visit goskyride.com for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: St. Mary’s Church, Fratton Road, PO1 5PA. 12pm. Parish BBQ Lunch. A chance to catch up with friends old and new and enjoy a BBQ following the 10am service. Tickets available for £2.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road, Southsea, PO5 3QH. 9am-5pm. Love Southsea Market.

SOUTHSEA: Castle Field, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, PO5 3ST. From 6.30am. Portsmouth Triathlon. Visit portsmouthtriathlon.com for more details.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ. 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 2.30pm. Travelling Together. Creative 45-minute play sessions for those aged two and younger. Booking recommended, call (023) 9283 4744.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri, midday-3.30pm Sat and Sun. Art Exhibition. Organised by League of Friends featuring art from June Bryant, Joyce Wood and Anahid Thomas. Free admission, contact Anne Parmiter on (023) 9238 7284 for details.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more 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. Contact 078130 06569 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 9.30am-11.am. Yoga Therapy. With Lucy. Contact 079441 23620 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 11.30am-1pm. Hatha yoga. With Lucy, for all levels. Contact 079441 23620 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 6pm-7.30pm & 7.45pm-9.15pm. Hatha yoga. With Donna. Contact 079691 52007 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Hill, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2.50 including tea and biscuits.

MILTON: Milton Village Hall, 182 Milton Road, PO4 8PR. 8pm. Salsa classes. Learn beginners/improvers salsa dancing and meet a great bunch of people at the same time, including group dances. Tickets £6. Call 07850 327174 for more details.

SOUTHSEA: Devonshire Avenue Baptist Church Hall, Winter Road, PO4 9ED. 7.30pm-8.30pm, 8.30pm-8.45pm & 8.45pm-9.30pm. Ballroom and Latin classes. With Instep Dance Club, beginners, practice dance, and improvers. Admission £5 per session, or £6 for two. (023) 9264 9991.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, 10 Maurepas Way, PO7 7AY. 8pm-10pm. Waterlooville Folk Dance Group. A fun evening, no partners needed. Admission £3. Contact Jane Tull on (023) 9225 8056.

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. For more information contact Julie Roberts on (023) 9268 8705 or email julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.

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

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri, midday-3.30pm Sat and Sun. Art Exhibition. Organised by League of Friends featuring art from June Bryant, Joyce Wood and Anahid Thomas. Free admission, contact Anne Parmiter on (023) 9238 7284 for details.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Stitchsmiths.Contemporary textile art from Fareham creative group Faze 4, inspired by the permanent displays at the museum. Part of Hampshire Open Studios and Fareham Arts Festival. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.
STUBBINGTON: Stubbington Library, Fareham, PO14 2PP. 7.30pm. Meet the Author – Penny Legg. Penny will be talking about her new book ‘Military Wives’. Tickets are £3 and are available to buy from the library.

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. (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. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Walk. Towards Eastney along the promenade. Suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at the Angel Monument by the bus terminus. 1pm. Canoe lake walk. Short, slow walk of about 30 minutes around canoe lake. Suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

TUESDAY

CLASSES

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 10am-11.30am. Pregnancy yoga. With Lucy. Contact 079441 23620 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 11.45am-12.45pm. Early post-natal recovery. With Lucy. Contact 079441 23620 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 1.30pm-2.30pm. Radical Rest (Yoga Nidra). With Rich. Contact 07591 307561 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 5.45pm-7.15pm & 7.30pm-9pm. Hatha yoga. With Lucy. The 5.45pm-7.15pm class is beginner/intermediate and the 7.30pm-9pm class is for intermediate/advanced. Contact 079441 23620 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Greenhouse, (next To Canoe Lake / Greens Cafe), PO4 9RG. 10AM-12PM. Pottery Adventure - Ceramics Workshop. All ages welcome, children will learn basic hand building techniques. Pieces can be taken home on the day. 1 hour sessions for £6. Includes 350g of clay, and fun bits to decorate with. Call 07816480206 for more information.

DANCING

HAYLING ISLAND: Royal British Legion, Hayling Island, PO11 9ES. 8pm. Salsa classes. Learn beginners and extended beginners salsa with a fantastic night of fun and entertainment at their salsa school, group dances and lots more. Tickets £6. Call 07850 327174 for more details.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2. Including tea and biscuits.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Brodrick Hall, Clayhall Road, Alverstoke. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Scrap Happy Quilters meeting. Talk by Joan Fisher called ‘Tentmakers Of Old Cairo’. Admission £3.50 for non members.New members welcome. Contact Alison Jenkins on 01329 663087 for more information.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Oasis Centre, Arundel Street. 2pm. 50+ Job Club. Run by Personal Choice.

SOUTHSEA: The White Horse Pub, Southsea Terrace. 2pm-4pm. Southsea Seniors. A chance to meet new people. Group for people aged 50 and over. For further information contact Julie Roberts on (023) 9268 8705 or email julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri, midday-3.30pm Sat and Sun. Art Exhibition. Organised by League of Friends featuring art from June Bryant, Joyce Wood and Anahid Thomas. Free admission, contact Anne Parmiter on (023) 9238 7284 for details.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Stitchsmiths. Contemporary textile art from Fareham creative group Faze 4, inspired by the permanent displays at the museum. Part of Hampshire Open Studios and Fareham Arts Festival. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.
PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery

Church Path Studio, 21 The Square

GU32 3HS. 10am-4pm. People of the Heath – An artistic impression. Work by a group of local artists who have been inspired by the recent excavations on Petersfield Heath. Adult entry fee applies. Visit petersfieldmuseum.co.uk for more information.

GARDENS

CLANFIELD: Petersgate School. 7.30pm. Clanfield Gardening Club meeting. Gardeners and growers are available to give advice. Contact (023) 9264 9042 for more information.

GIGS
PORTSMOUTH: The RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, PO4 9PN. Rock’n’roll jukebox. Open mic night with RobinQuigley.

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. (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. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Contact (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. Contact 07813 006569 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 9.30am-11am. Hatha yoga. With Lucy, for all levels. Contact 079441 23620 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 11.30am-12.30pm. Yoga mamas and yoga babies. With Lucy, for babies from eight weeks of age to crawling. Contact 079441 23620 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 6.30pm-7.30pm. Beginners’ tai chi. With Seven Stars. Contact 07968 228185 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 8pm-9pm. My Kind Of Yoga. With Cheryl. Visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

HILSEA: The Coach and Horses, London Road, PO2 9SE. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Motorcycle Action Group meeting. All welcome. Contact 07741 464624 or email jgover35@gmail.com for information.

PORTSMOUTH: Oasis Centre, Arundel Street. 10am. 50+ Computer Classes. Run by Personal Choice.

PORTSMOUTH: Oasis Centre, Arundel Street. 12.30pm. 50+ Lunch Club. Run by Personal Choice. £4

PORTSMOUTH: Oasis Centre, Arundel Street. 1.30pm. 50+ Social Group. Run by Personal Choice.

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 2pm-4pm. The Natterjacks. A group for those aged 50 and over to meet new people. For more information contact Julie Roberts on (023) 9268 8705 or email julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri, midday-3.30pm Sat and Sun. Art Exhibition. Organised by League of Friends featuring art from June Bryant, Joyce Wood and Anahid Thomas. Free admission, contact Anne Parmiter on (023) 9238 7284 for details.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.
PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery

Church Path Studio, 21 The Square

GU32 3HS. 10am-4pm. People of the Heath – An artistic impression. Work by a group of local artists who have been inspired by the recent excavations on Petersfield Heath. Adult entry fee applies. Visit petersfieldmuseum.co.uk for more information.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport & Fareham Rugby Club, Dolphin Crescent, PO12 2HE. Jeff Barnhart (USA) Quartet. Organised by Gosport Jazz Club. Booking advisable, admission £8 members, £10 non-members/guests. Contact (023) 9269 3988 or visit gosportjazz.hampshire.org.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: The King’s Theatre, Albert Road, PO5 2QJ. 6pm. Film screening of Paddington. In aid of National Teddy Bear Day. Bring along your teddy and join the celebration. Tickets are £4 for adults and £2 for children. A family of four is £8.

Call 02392 828282 or visit www.kingsportsmouth.co.uk to book tickets and find out more.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: The Scout Hut, Clayhall Road, Alverstoke. 7.30­pm-9.30pm.

Hampshire Genealogical Society, Gosport Group meeting. With talk by Andrew Negus called ‘Harlots, Dung and Glory’. All welcome. Admission free for first three visits, £15 annual membership. Contact Marilyn Lovett on (023) 9258 5194 for more information.

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. Contact (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. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Contact (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. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Contact (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

Thursday

CLASSES

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 10am-11am. Beginners’ yoga. With Seven Stars. Contact 07968 228185 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 11.15am-12.15pm. Tai chi. With Seven Stars. Contact 07968 228185 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 5.45pm-7.15pm. Pregnancy yoga. With Lucy. Contact 079441 23620or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 5.45pm-7.15pm. Hatha yoga. With Lucy, suitable for all levels. Contact 079441 23620or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.
DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Teadance. With sequence dances and some ballroom. Admission £2.50 which includes refreshments. Call (023) 9226 6177 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. Contact (023) 9261 7890 for more information.

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.
PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. College Road, PO1 3LJ. 10.30am. Heritage Open Days - Special Interest Tours of Boathouse No.6. From the construction of the building up to the present day attractions Action Stations and Laser Quest. Tours are free but must be booked in advance. One person cannot book more than four places. Contact (023) 9289 3318 or email stuart.waterman@actionstations.org for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, PO1 3BF. 5.30pm-7.30pm. Futurators - How to Start a Career in the Arts for 15-21 Year Olds. Being involved with futurators will involve meeting exciting artists and arts professionals and traveling to other cities in the UK to witness and work with incredible art and artists. For more information about how to become a part of the project, email futurators@aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Oasis Centre, Arundel Street. 2pm. 50+ Activity Afternoon. Run by Personal Choice.

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

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.

STUBBINGTON: Stubbington Library, Fareham, PO14 2PP. 5.30pm. Wonderland Quiz and Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. Celebrating 150 years of Alice’s adventures. Admission is £2, register your quiz team at the library.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Library, 25 The Precinct/London Rd. 7.30pm. Meet The Author. Lucy Cruickshanks will talk about her books ‘The Trader of Saigon’ and ‘The Road to Rangoon’. Tickets are £3 and available to buy from the library.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri, midday-3.30pm Sat and Sun. Art Exhibition. Organised by League of Friends featuring art from June Bryant, Joyce Wood and Anahid Thomas. Free admission, contact Anne Parmiter on (023) 9238 7284 for details.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Stitchsmiths.Contemporary textile art from Fareham creative group Faze 4, inspired by the permanent displays at the museum. Part of Hampshire Open Studios and Fareham Arts Festival. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Please visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for further information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Please visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for further information.
PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery

Church Path Studio, 21 The Square

GU32 3HS. 10am-4pm. People of the Heath – An artistic impression. Work by a group of local artists who have been inspired by the recent excavations on Petersfield Heath. Adult entry fee applies. Visit petersfieldmuseum.co.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: The RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, PO4 9PN. 7pm-11pm.Play at the RMA. Hosted by Nick Courtney. Admission free.

WALKS & TALKS

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’ where there is an abundance

of wildlife. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Contact (023) 9268 8390 for further information.

HILSEA: Mountbatten Centre entrance, Alexandra Park. 6.30pm. Healthy 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. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team. Contact (023) 9284 1762 for further information.

FRIday

CLASSES

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 9.30am-11am. Hatha Vinyasa yoga. With Thilo. Contact 07932 470068 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for further information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 9.30am-11am. Hatha Vinyasa yoga. With Thilo. Contact 07932 470068 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 12pm. Baby Daisy Wrigglers. With Sarah. Contact 07837 647713 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 1pm. Daisy Baby Tinies. With Sarah. Contact 07837 647713 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 6pm-7.30pm. Hatha Vinyasa. With Thilo. Contact 07932 470068 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Portsmouth Yoga Studio, 153 Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 8pm-9pm. Radical Rest (Yoga Nidra). With Rich. Contact 07591 307561 or visit portsmouthyoga.co.uk for more information.

CONCERTS

HORNDEAN: Horndean Technology College, Barton Cross, PO8 9PQ. 7.30pm. Horndean Proms. Presented by Horndean Parish Twinning Association. Programme includes ‘Folks in Harmony’, Irish dancers, and the Proms Bass Ensemble. Bar available. Tickets available from Shambles, Horndean Travel or on the door. Adults are £7.50, children aged 16 and under are £5.

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence 50/50. Admission £3, lunches available from midday. Contact (023) 9242 5331 or (023) 9242 5331 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: The Jolly Sailor, Southsea, PO5 2EU. 8pm. Cuban club. Five styles of latin dance and music. Tickets £4 including one free lesson. Call 07850 327174 for more details.

EVENTS

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.

MILTON: Beddow Library, Milton Road. 10.30am-12.30pm. Milton Social Group. A group for those aged 50 and over to meet new people. For more information contact Julie Roberts on (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. For more information contact Julie Roberts on (023) 9268 8705 or email julie.roberts@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. College Road, PO1 3LJ. 10.30am. Heritage Open Days - Special Interest Tours of Boathouse No.6. From the construction of the building up to the present day attractions Action Stations and Laser Quest. Tours are free but must be booked in advance. One person cannot book more than four places. Please contact (023) 9289 3318 or email stuart.waterman@actionstations.org for more information.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri, midday-3.30pm Sat and Sun. Art Exhibition. Organised by League of Friends featuring art from June Bryant, Joyce Wood and Anahid Thomas. Free admission, contact Anne Parmiter on (023) 9238 7284 for details.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Stitchsmiths.Contemporary textile art from Fareham creative group Faze 4, inspired by the permanent displays at the museum. Part of Hampshire Open Studios and Fareham Arts Festival. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Please visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for further information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery

Church Path Studio, 21 The Square

GU32 3HS. 10am-4pm. People of the Heath – An artistic impression. Work by a group of local artists who have been inspired by the recent excavations on Petersfield Heath. Adult entry fee applies. Visit petersfieldmuseum.co.uk for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: Meet at the Pyramids Centre. 10.30am. Seafront walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Contact (023) 9268 8390 for more information.

SATurday SEPT 12

CONCERTS

SOUTHSEA: St Simon’s Church, Waverley Road, PO5 2PW. 7.30pm. An evening of music and song. Classical solo singers, a string quartet and a contemporary choir. Admission £6, £5 for students and OAPs. Tickets available from St Simon’s church, 9am–12pm Monday to Friday and on the door.

SOUTHSEA: The Salvation Army Southsea Citadel, Albert Road, PO5 2SN. 7pm. The Portsmouth Chorus and Southsea Citadel Band. Conducted by Mark Burgess with all proceeds to the Salvation Army’s collection for those in need. Tickets £5 at the door.

EVENTS

BEDHAMPTON: Bedhampton Social Hall, 21 Bedhampton Road, PO9 3ES. 10.30am-12.30pm. South East Hants Tinnitus Support Group meeting. With guest speaker Penny Stannard, the Tinnitus Lady. Visit sehants-tinnitus.org for more information.

FAREHAM: Pedestrian area of West Street. 9.30am-4.30pm. Reminisce at Bygone Fareham. Live music, dance, vintage style stalls, a classic vehicle exhibit, and a performance from Body Rox. Free event. For further information please visit farehamtowncentre.co.uk.

HAVANT: Havant Library, Elm Lane, PO9 1UN. 11am-1.30pm. Poetry Writing Workshop. Hampshire poet Joan McGavin will review your work and help refine your style. Tickets range between £4-£8. Please visit havantlitfest.org.uk for more information.

HAVANT: A Garden in South Street, 55 South Street, PO9 1BY. 1.30pm-2.45pm. Vegetarian Lunch. Lunch in the garden of the Havant Literary Festival director and his wife. Tickets range between £4-£6 and include food and a glass of wine or fruit juice. Visit havantlitfest.org.uk for more information.

HAVANT: Elm Lane, PO9 1UN. 3pm-4.30pm. Havant Poetry Competition 2015. Prize awards and judge’s appraisal of this year’s competition entrants, and readings of the winning and other shortlisted poems. Tickets range between £0-£3. Visit havantlitfest.org.uk for more information.

HAVANT: Havant Brewery, Unit 25 The Tanneries, Brockhampton Lane, PO9 1JB. 7.30pm-11pm. Speak Word, Drink Beer. Performance poetry event which includes performances from Merlynda the Monster Poet and Ellie Dawes. Tickets range between £4-£8. Standing event, those who need to sit are advised to bring a folding chair and arrive early. Visit havantlitfest.org.uk for more information.

HAVANT: St Joseph’s Church Hall, West Street, PO9 1LP. 11am-3pm. Food & Craft Fair. Free Admission, refreshments available. Contact 07804918663 or visit havantfairs.com for more information. 
PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. College Road, PO1 3LJ. 10.30am. Heritage Open Days - Special Interest Tours of Boathouse No.6. From the construction of the building up to the present day attractions Action Stations and Laser Quest. Tours are free but must be booked in advance. One person cannot book more than four places. Contact (023) 9289 3318 or email stuart.waterman@actionstations.org for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: St. Mary’s Church, Fratton Road, PO1 5PA. 10am-12pm. Nearly New Sale and Open Day. Visit this historic Church and climb the tower for panoramic views of the city, or pick through the bargains at the sale. refreshments available. 
PORTSMOUTH: St. Wilfred’s church, George Street. 10.30am Coffee Morning and Bric-a-Brac sale.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri, midday-3.30pm Sat and Sun. Art Exhibition. Organised by League of Friends featuring art from June Bryant, Joyce Wood and Anahid Thomas. Free admission, contact Anne Parmiter on (023) 9238 7284 for details.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor Museum, 84 West Street, PO16 0JJ. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Stitchsmiths. Contemporary textile art from Fareham creative group Faze 4, inspired by the permanent displays at the museum. Part of Hampshire Open Studios and Fareham Arts Festival. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/westbury-manor-museum for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, PO17 6AN. 10am-5pm. Threads Of War. Exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org or call 01329 233734 for further information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Pirates! Fact Or Fiction? Go on a journey through pirate history, film and literature from Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the golden age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way. Discover facts about the ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives. Includes costumes from Pirates Of The Caribbean, Peter Pan and Spartacus. Family friendly interactive experience. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery

Church Path Studio, 21 The Square

GU32 3HS. 10am-4pm. People of the Heath – An artistic impression. Work by a group of local artists who have been inspired by the recent excavations on Petersfield Heath. Adult entry fee applies. Visit petersfieldmuseum.co.uk for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

HAVANT: Elm Lane, PO9 1UN. 5pm-6.15pm. The Havant Poetry Stroll. Walk around the town looking at the places in which this year’s Havant Poetry Competition entries have been published, led by Tim Dawes. Free. Visit havantlitfest.org.uk for more information.