Portsmouth’s going-out guide, December 7-13, 2019

The Alverstoke Christmas Tree Festival.
The Alverstoke Christmas Tree Festival.

The most comprehensive guide to what’s on and when in the Portsmouth area in the week ahead. 

TODAY

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8pm. Featuring Gordon Southern, Ben Norris, Gabriel Ebulue and Thomas Green. 08448 472 362

EVENTS

ALVERSTOKE: St Mary’s Church, Green Rd. 3-7pm. Christmas tree festival. Go and see the 80 individually decorated and illuminated trees and musical performances. £3, under 16s free.

BEAULIEU: National Motor Museum, New Forest. 4.45-10pm. The Magical Illuminated Trail. A mile-long illuminated path through the grounds in a magical evening experience. 0844 9951 364.

HAVANT: Greywell Rd, Leigh Pk. (Between Leigh Cafe and Savers). 11am-4.30pm. Leigh Park Christmas Grotto. Christmas gift, badge and meet Santa. £3.

WATERLOOVILLE: Deverell Hall, London Rd. 7pm. Horndean & District Amateur Radio Club. Natter Night. Visitors welcome and membership available.hdarc.co.uk

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Novium Museum, Tower St. 10am-5pm. A celebration of People and Places. A photographic exhibition by the Chichester Camera Club. thenovium.org/cameraclub.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 10-4pm. Exhibition by the Solent Aviation Art Society. Free. (023) 9238 7284.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 1-5pm. Naivety. A contemporary Nativity exhibition by Pete Codling. Free. 07503 152 848.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No.6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Susperia. (18). 07435 029 408.

GIGS

HILSEA: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Rd. 8pm. Bass Sessions. A night of non-stop bass music. Grime, garage, bassline and more. Free.

MARKETS

FAREHAM: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane. 9am-12pm. Stubbington Country Market.

TITCHFIELD: Parish Rooms, Southampton Hill. 9.30-11.30am. Titchfield Country Market.

WINCHESTER: Winchester Cathedral, Inner Cl. 10.30am-8pm. Christmas Market. Christmas gifts, decorations, festive foods, British crafts village and more than 100 chalets. 

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Centenary Theatre, Chichester High School, Kingsham Rd. 7.30pm. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Presented by the Chichester Players. £12, £10 children. 0333 666 3366.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Rd. 6.30pm. The Nutcracker. Come on a magical journey with the Saltmine Theatre Company inspired by this festive classic. £6, children £4. (023) 9234 6145.

HAVANT: The Spring, East St. 7.30pm. Humbug. A musical Christmas Carol presented by Havant Light Opera. £10, £5 under 18s. (023) 9247 2700 .

PORTSMOUTH: The Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 7pm. Cinderella. Traditional family Christmas pantomime with caberet-style seating, for all the family. groundlings.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: Meet at The Pyramids Centre. 10.30am. Seafront walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. (023) 9268 839.

SATURDAY

CONCERTS

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West St. 7.30pm. The Christmas Cantata and other carols. Presented by Fareham Philharmonic Choir. £9.50, £7.50 concessions, under 16s £2. 01329 664948.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Rd. 7.30pm. What the Dickens. A Christmas concert presented by the Spinnaker Chorus. £12, £6 under 16s. info@spinnakerchorus.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, High St. 7.30pm. Christmas Concert by Candlelight. Presented by Portsmouth Cathedral Choir/The Renaissance Choir. In aid of Rowans Hospice . From £10. (023) 9282 3300.

WATERLOOVILLE: Blendworth Church Centre, Blendworth Ln. 7.30pm. Jingle All The Way. A musical performance by the Downland Singers. £9.50, £5 under 16s. 07738 240 467.

EVENTS

ALVERSTOKE: St Mary’s Church, Green Rd. 11am-6pm. Christmas tree festival.See today.

BEAULIEU: National Motor Museum, New Forest. 4.45-10pm. The Magical Illuminated Trail. See today.

BEDHAMPTON: Bedhampton Social Hall Centre, Havant Rd. 10.30am-12.30pm. South East Hants Tinnitus Support Group Meeting. With guest speaker Anne-marie Stubbs (hearing therapist). £3. All welcome. 07512 508 900.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Community Centre, North St. 10am-2pm. Christmas craft fair. Free.

FAREHAM: Scout Hut, Blackbrook Rd. 10am-12.30pm. Christmas table top event. Lots of stalls, festive refreshments and a Christmas raffle. Free.

FAREHAM: Fareham Leisure Centre, Park Ln. 10am-4pm. Fareham Christmas Vegan Festival. Choices of savouries and sweets, clothing and cleaning products. £2 in advance (from Mugshot Coffee Shop), £3 on the door.

HAVANT: Greywell Rd, Leigh Park. (Between Leigh Cafe and Savers). 10am-4.30pm. Leigh Park Christmas Grotto. See today.

PORT SOLENT: The Boardwalk. 10am-6pm. Festival of Christmas. Festive stalls, festive decorations and much more.

PORTSMOUTH: Cascades Shopping Centre. 12, 1 and 2pm. The Havant Pitchpipers choir perform to raise money for the Rowans Hospice.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex, The Vulcan Building Gunwharf Quays. 11am-3pm. Festive family fun day. Free. aspex.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Stephen Morgan MPs office, Albert Rd. 10am-12noon. Write for Rights. Hosted by Amnesty International.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Novium Museum, Tower St. 10am-5pm. A celebration of People and Places. See today.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 12-3.30pm. Exhibition by the Solent Aviation Art Society. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 1-5pm. Naivety. See today.

FILMS

GOSPORT: The Ritz @ St Vincent, St Vincent College, Mill Ln. 7.30pm. The Muppets Christmas Carol (U). stvincent.ac.uk/the-ritz-cinema.

PORTSMOUTH: No.6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Bohemian Rhapsody. (12A). 07435 029 408/no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, Copnor Rd. 9pm. The Izettas. Playing all your favourite ska, mod and 80s tunes.

MARKETS

WINCHESTER: Winchester Cathedral, Inner Cl. 10.30am-8pm. Christmas Market. See today.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Centenary Theatre, Chichester High School, Kingsham Rd. 3pm and 7.30pm. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. See today.

HAVANT: The Spring, East St. 7.30pm. Humbug. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: The Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 11am, 3pm and 7pm. Cinderella. See today. £20, £18 concessions, children £16. groundlings.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: The Royal Naval Club & Royal Albert Yacht Club, Pembroke Rd. 2pm.British Power Boats: Hubert Scott-Paine and Supermarine. The Society for Nautical Research (South) welcomes a talk by Peter Webberley. (023) 9283 1461.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at the Blue Lagoon at Hilsea Lido. 10.30am. Walk over the road bridge and take the pathway alongside the moat on the Eastern side. (023) 9284 1762.

SUNDAY

CONCERTS

DRAYTON: Church of the Resurrection, Penrhyn Ave. 3pm. Portsmouth Philharmonic Orchestra charity concert. £8.

HAVANT: The Spring, East St. 8pm. The Spitfire Sisters at Christmas. Come along of an evening of nostalgia. £16, £15 concessions.

DANCING

PARK GATE: The Royal British Legion Club, Brook Ln. 7.30-10.30pm. Country & Western Dance. Dancing to live music. RBL members £5, non-members £6.50. Bar and raffle. 01329 519 765.

WICKHAM: Wickham Community Centre, Mill Ln. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. Social dancing, 50/50 ballroom, latin and sequence. £3, includes tea, coffee and biscuits. 07980 058 310.

EVENTS

ALVERSTOKE: St Mary’s Church, Green Rd. 12-6pm. Christmas tree festival.See today.

BEAULIEU: National Motor Museum, New Forest. 4.45-10pm. The Magical Illuminated Trail. See today.

PORT SOLENT: The Boardwalk. 10am-6pm. Festival of Christmas. See Saturday.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 12-3.30pm. Exhibition by the Solent Aviation Art Society. See today.

GIGS

HILSEA: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Rd. 12.30pm.Live music. Enjoy a roast dinner or light lunch and listen to a variety of music.

MARKETS

HAYLING ISLAND: Eaststoke Community Hall, Wheatlands Ave. 10am-3pm. Market and car boot. Free. Table £8 or £6 if you bring your own. (023) 9246 5263.

PORT SOLENT: The Boardwalk. Waterside Sunday Market. 11am-5pm. Home furnishings, quirky gifts, stylish jewellery and impressive homemade crafts.

WINCHESTER: Winchester Cathedral, Inner Cl. 10.30am-6.30pm. Christmas Market. See today.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Centenary Theatre, Chichester High School, Kingsham Rd. 3pm. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: The Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 11am and 3pm. Cinderella. See today. £20, £18 concessions, children £16.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at The Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore group walk. A brisk walk over uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. (023) 9284 1762.

MONDAY

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Rd. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £3.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Island Community Centre, Station Rd. 7-8pm. Ballroom and latin absolute beginners class. £6. 07505 191 596.

SOUTHSEA: Devonshire Avenue Baptist Church Hall. Ballroom and latin dance classes. Beginners 7.30pm-8.30pm; free practice session 8.30-8.45pm; improvers 8.45-9.30pm. £5 per session or £6 for two sessions.

EVENTS

COSHAM: St Colmans Church Hall. 7.15-9pm. Portsmouth Chorus rehearsal. Ability to follow music is helpful. portsmouthchorus.org.

FRATTON: Portsmouth Academy, St Mary’s Rd. 7.15-9.15pm. Portsmouth Festival Choir rehearsal. Join this mixed choir of all ages to sing beautiful music in a companionable atmosphere. First term free. (023) 9247 0532.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 7.30pm. Havant Light Opera rehearsal. Sing a variety of musical theatre. Looking for new singers and backstage workers. 01243 574 535.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Library, Palmerston Rd. 2-4pm. Relax with colouring for adults. All materials are provided.

WIDLEY: Christ Church Hall, London Rd. 1.30-3pm. Reflections Entertainment Group. New members welcome. (023) 9264 1468 .

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Novium Museum, Tower St. 10am-5pm. A celebration of People and Places. See today.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 10-4pm. Exhibition by the Solent Aviation Art Society. See today.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. Von Hertzen Brothers. Classic rock from this Finnish rock group. £17.50. (023) 9286 3911.

MARKETS

WINCHESTER: Winchester Cathedral, Inner Cl. 10.30am-6.30pm. Christmas Market. See today.

WALKS & TALKS

FRATTON: Meet at The Bridge Centre. 10.30am. Victoria Park walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. (023) 9268 8390.

NORTH END: Meet at The Learning Place, Derby Road. 12.15pm. Walk to the shore and back. Not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to pier walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Canoe Lake, meet at the memorial where buses terminate. 1pm. Short Canoe Lake walk. Slow short 30 minute walk. (023) 9268 8390.

TUESDAY

COFFEE

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Catholic Church Hall, South Place. 10am-1pm. Coffee, cake and lunch Tuesdays. In aid of Lee-on-the-Solent charities.

CONCERTS

COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Rd. 7.15pm. Cosham Keyboard Club. Playing music for you all to enjoy. £6 non members. (023) 9237 6313.

DANCING

HAVANT: Havant Academy, Wakefords Way. 8.15-9.15pm. Absolute beginners ballroom and latin class. £6. 07505 191 596/dancerevival.co.uk.

HAVANT: St Francis Church, Riders Ln. 7.30-9.30pm. Staunton Park Genealogy Group Group. New members welcome. thestauntoninfo.org.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill St. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.50, includes tea and biscuits.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurepas Way. 8-11pm. Modern Jive Classes. Beginners welcome. No partner necessary. £7.50. 07833 384377/ Love2jive@yahoo.co.uk.

EVENTS

BRIDGEMARY: Methodist Church, Prideaux-Brune Ave. 11.45am-2.30pm. Lunch Club. Enjoy a freshly cooked two-course meal with tea or coffee and an activity afterwards. £4. 01329 234 409.

COSHAM: St Philip’s Church, Hawthorn Crescent. 7.30-10pm. The Havant Pitchpipers. Come along and join this choir who perform at various events in the area. New members welcome of any age or singing ability. pitchpipers.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Methodist Church Hall, Kings Rd. 7.30pm. Solent Sounds Ladies Chorus rehearsals. Try a capella. First four weeks free. £1 per week after. 01489 891832.

HAVANT: Saint Faith’s Church Hall, The Pallant. 7.30-9.30pm. Solent Male Voice Choir rehearsals. Seeking new members. (023) 9245 3634/solentmalevoicechoir.org.

SOUTHSEA: St Swithun’s Church Hall, Waverley Rd. 2.30-4.30pm. The Dickens Fellowship. Includes a talk entitled Disappearing Dickens given by Dr Christopher Pittard of University of Portsmouth, with a festive tea break and raffle. £1 non members. (023) 9266 4205.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill St. 9.30a.m. Titchfield Abbey W.I. meeting. Come along for tea and biscuits and meet other members to find out about our activities including book clubs, gardening club, crafts etc. as well as occasional theatre trips and places of interest.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Novium Museum, Tower St. 10am-5pm. A celebration of People and Places. See today.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 10-4pm. Exhibition by the Solent Aviation Art Society. See today.

MARKETS

WINCHESTER: Winchester Cathedral, Inner Cl. 10.30am-6.30pm. Christmas market. See today.

WALKS & TALKS

EASTNEY: Meet at Bransbury Park, outside the Centre. 1pm. Short park to park walk. Take a gentle stroll to Milton Park Cafe for refreshments . (023) 9268 8390.

EASTNEY: Meet at Eastney Coffee House (Coffee House) on the Promenade. 2pm. Walk along Clarence Pier. Suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. Slow to moderate pace, one hour approximately. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore walk. Healthy walk to the shore with views to Portchester Castle. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet outside the Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Take a brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Room 2/07, Park Building University of Portsmouth, King Henry 1 St. 7-8.30pm. 20,000 feet above the Western Front: Britain’s aerial war, 1917-18. Portsmouth Historical Association welcomes a talk by Professor Adrian Smith. phil_aspey@hotmail.com.

WORKSHOPS

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-12pm. Mini makers. A world of colour and creativity for the under fives. Free. (023) 9277 8080/aspex.org.uk.

WEDNESDAY

DANCING

FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Annes Grove. 7.30-9.30pm. Beginners Line Dancing Class. 07849 450 945/urbanlinedance.co.uk.

SARISBURY GREEN: Community Centre, The Green. 8-10pm. 50/50 ballroom and sequence dancing. £2.50, includes tea and biscuits. 01489 573114.

SOUTHSEA: The Gaiety Bar, South Parade Pier. 1-4pm. Tea Dance. Hosted by Steve Kingsley. £6 dance and tea/coffee, £10 dance and cream team. All welcome.Book in advance. (023) 9229 4094.

WALLINGTON: Village Hall, Broadcut. 8.15-9.30pm. Ballroom & Latin Social Practice Night. £6, includes tea and coffee. 07505 191596 /dancerevival.co.uk.

WATERLOOVILLE: Cowplain Social Club, London Rd. 7-10.30pm. Christmas social dance and buffet. 50/50 Ballroom, latin american and sequence. £5. Bar available. 07980 058 310.

EVENTS

ALVERSTOKE: The Scout Hut, Clayhall Rd. 7.30-9.30pm. Hampshire Genealogical Society. Includes a talk by Neil Littleales entitled Who the hell was Arthur. All welcome. Free for the first three visits. (023) 9258 5194.

BEAULIEU: National Motor Museum, New Forest. 4.45-10pm. The Magical Illuminated Trail. See today.

CATHERINGTON: Catherington Village Hall. 7.30pm. Horndean Camera Club meeting. horndeancameraclub.org.uk.

GOSPORT: Freedom Centre (formerly Brockhurst Baptist Church, Netherton Rd.12.30-2pm. Lunch Box. Ligh lunch, chat and games for the over 60s. MHA Live at Home Scheme. £2.50. 01329 234409.

LOCKS HEATH: Fareham Live at Home, Abbeyfield Court, Locks Rd. 2-3.30pm. Just Crafting Around. Go along and try out different arts and crafts. £2.50. 01329 234409/mha.org.uk/liveathome.

PURBROOK: Christchurch Hall, London Rd. 7.45pm. Solent City Chorus rehearsals. Looking for male singers. Call first in case they are doing something away from the hall. 07796 136487/singingportsmouth.org.uk.

STUBBINGTON: Baptist Church, Jays Cl. 7.30pm. Crofton W.I. meeting. Includes a talk by Terry Hinkley entitled Gosport and her heritage. Second Wednesday of the month. 01329 845619 .

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 10-4pm. Exhibition by the Solent Aviation Art Society. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 1-5pm. Naivety. See today.

MARKETS

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West St. 9.30am-3pm. Fareham Country Market. Variety of home-cooked cakes, pies and much more.

WINCHESTER: Winchester Cathedral, Inner Cl. 10.30am-6.30pm. Christmas Market. See today.

STAGE

PORTSMOUTH: The Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 7pm. Cinderella. See today.

WALKS & TALKS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Meet at the Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Take in the views of the Emirates Spinnaker Tower. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton Foreshore group walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond, Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. Longer walk to Milton foreshore across uneven ground. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTCHESTER: Meet at main Portchester Castle car park. 2pm. Some uneven footpaths. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet outside Canoe Lake Cafe, St Helens Parade. 10.30am.Canoe Lake/Southsea seafront group walk. Suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. (023) 9268 8390.

THURSDAY

CLASSES

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 9.15-10.15am. Beginners Pilates. Fully qualified and registered instructor. 07716 730 230.

EASTNEY: Community Cente, Bransbury Park. 10-11am. Over 50s yoga. 07932 470 068.

COFFEE

DRAYTON: Drayton United Church Hall, Station Rd. 9.30-11.30am. Drayton Over 50s Friendship Club. Come along for tea/coffee and biscuit. (023) 9238 9529.

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church, Osborn Road South. 11am-12.30pm. Coffee Morning for the over 60’s. Organised by MHA Live at Home Scheme £2.50. 01329 234409.

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Rd. 7pm. Christmas Comedy and Curry Club. Featuring Jasper Cromwell-Jones, Martin Wratten and Marlon Davis. Hosted by James Alderson. £22.50 (includes curry). 01329 231942/fernehamhall.co.uk.

DANCING

EASTNEY: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park, Bransbury Rd. 4.15-6.15pm. Abstract Dance and Performing Arts tuition. For children aged five to eleven years. 07708 720711.

GOSPORT: Alverbank Hotel, Alverstoke. 8-11pm. Salsa class. Beginners’ and improvers’ lessons. 07979 800299.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 9.30-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. £4.50. 07979 800 299.

STUBBINGTON: Methodist Church Hall, Mays Ln. 9.30am-12.30pm. Line dancing. combined class.07849 450 945/urbanlinedance.co.uk.

WATERLOOVILLE: St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Padnell Rd. 7-8pm and 8-9pm. Ballroom and Latin beginners class. 07505 191 596/dancerevival.co.uk.

EVENTS

BEAULIEU: National Motor Museum, New Forest. 4.45-10pm. The Magical Illuminated Trail. See today.

BRIDGEMARY: Methodist Church, Prideaux-Brune Ave. 12.45-3pm. Afternoon Club for over 60s. Enjoy a light lunch, tea and cakes and entertainment/activities. £3. 01329 234 409.

HAVANT: Greywell Rd, Leigh Park. (Between Leigh Cafe and Savers). 11am-4.30pm. Leigh Park Christmas Grotto. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: All Saints Church, Commercial Rd. 8pm. The Cantrelle Singers rehearsals. Go along and join this small friendly ladies choir. New Members welcome. (023) 9261 2406/janetfrench60@gmail.com

PORTSMOUTH: Age UK Portsmouth Cafe, The Bradbury Centre, Kingston Rd. 9-11am. Veterans’ Breakfast Club for Forces Veterans. (023) 9288 3506.

SOUTHSEA: St. James’ Church Hall, Milton Road. 11am. Singercise. A seated fun activity session to music for older and disabled people, to help improve fitness. Tea and chat after. £2.50. 07754 528 814.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Novium Museum, Tower St. 10am-5pm. A celebration of People and Places. See today.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 10-4pm. Exhibition by the Solent Aviation Art Society. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 1-5pm. Naivety. See today.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No.6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Shoplifters. (15). 07435 029 408/no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Discovery Centre, High St. 7.30pm. Christmas with Shep. An evening of songs and stories with Shep Wooley. £10. Booking essential. (023) 9250 1957.

MARKETS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Baptist Church Hall, North St. 10-11.30am. Emsworth Country Market.

WATERLOOVILE: St George’s Church Hall, St George’s Walk. 9.30-11.30am. St George’s Market.

WINCHESTER: Winchester Cathedral, Inner Cl. 10.30am-8pm. Christmas Market. See today.

STAGE

PORTSMOUTH: The Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 7pm. Cinderella. See today.

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’. (023) 9268 8390.

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