Portsmouth’s going-out guide, October 19-25

The Cider and Sausage Festival will be back tomorrow.
The Cider and Sausage Festival will be back tomorrow.

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

TODAY

DANCING

EASTNEY: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park, Bransbury Rd. 11.30am-12.30pm. FiftyFifty Creative Dance. For those aged 50+. 07708 720711.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Rd. 1.30-4pm. 50/50 Ballroom and Sequence Dancing. £3. Refreshments available. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Memory Lane, Outside G4 Ward, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 2-4pm. QA Knitting Group. 07846 472423.

STUBBINGTON: Stubbington Methodist Church, Mays Ln. 10-11.30am. New Age Kurling Club. Organised by MHA. £3.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop,B Level, QA Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings by Gwenda Stephens, June Cousin and Michael Taylor. Free. (023) 9238 7284.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Library, Guildhall Sq. 9.30am-5pm. Mandela 100 Exhibition. A centenary celebration of the values and legacies of Nelson Mandela. Free.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, High Street. 9am-5pm. Journeys Festival International - The Container Project. A 20ft shipping container has been transformed into an artwork and innovative project/exhibition space. (023) 9282 3300/portsmouth

GIGS

FAREHAM: Boarhunt Blues Club, Trampers Ln. 9pm. Spike Drivers. £10. 07445 861 519.

MARKETS

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

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

STAGE

HAVANT: The Spring, East St. 7.30pm. Dracula. HumDrum present Liz Lochhead’s adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 masterpiece. £12. (023) 9247 2700/thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 7.30pm. Kit Kat Club. Return to 1930s Berlin with a night of Cabaret. Fancy dress optional. £10, £12 with a cocktail. (023) 9273 7370/groundlings.co.uk.

SOUHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. Big Girls Don’t Cry. Tribute show to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. (023) 9282 8282/kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

TOURS

WALKS & TALKS

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

SATURDAY

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Church, Green Rd, Alverstoke. 7pm. Gilbert & Sullivan Favourites. Presented by Opera Comique. Free.(Retiring collection). 01329 665170.

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Rd. 7.30pm. Parry Centenary Concert. A concert performed by the Portsmouth Baroque Choir. £12, £10 concessions, students £1. 01329 238068 /ticketsource.co.uk/baroquechoir

DANCING

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 7.30pm-11pm. 78 Club 50/50 Dance. £6 members, £7 non-members. All welcome.

WATERLOOVILLE: Community Centre, Maurepas Way. 7.30-10.30pm. Social Dance. 50/50 Ballroom, Latin American and sequence dancing. £4.50. Bar and Raffle. 07980 058310.

EVENTS

EMSWORTH: International Hall, Emsworth Sq. 10am. Christian Aid Autumn Sale. Bric-a-brac,home made cakes and more.

HAVANT: Staunton Country Park, Middle Park Way. 10am-5pm. Spot the spooky scarecrows and enjoy a themed trail and animal encounters. Over 16s £8.50, concessions £7.50. (023) 9245 3405.

HAYLING: Langstone Hotel, Northney Rd. 9.30am-3pm. Growing Places Showcase Come along to this free event and meet the team, who are passionate about childcare and the local community.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Gr. 6-11pm. Sausage and Cider Festival. Plus souvenir festival glass and live entertainment. (Over 18s only). (023) 9232 1787.

PORT SOLENT: The Boardwalk. Port Solent Prosecco Event. 6-11pm. A fun-filled evening of live music, entertainment, food and Prosecco. £26.79. portsolent.com.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Rd. 10am-2pm. Autumn Fair. Traditional stalls, refreshments and a raffle. (023) 9281 4444.

PORTSMOUTH: Lower Field, next to Play Park, Baffins Pond. 12pm. The George Benham Memorial conker bash. Come along for a smashing time! £2.50. (Includes hot dog/burger). Bouncy castle. (Subject to weather).

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 12-3.30pm. Paintings by Gwenda Stephens, June Cousin and Michael Taylor. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Library, Guildhall Sq. 10am-3.30pm. Mandela 100 Exhibition. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, High Street. 9am-5pm. The Container Project. See today.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, Copnor Rd. 9pm. Autumn Stone. Playing all mod classics. (023) 9234 1665.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido. 12.30pm. Velvet Candy presents Big Boss Man live! £8 in advance, £10 on the door. billetto.co.uk/e/big-boss-man-tickets-302293.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Rd. 7.30pm. Jamie Raven - The Making Magic Tour. The Britain’s Got Talent star returns with his brand new show. £26. 01329 231942/fernehamhall.co.uk.

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

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Rd. 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. Performed by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. £10. (023) 9246 6363.

 TOURS

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Wk. 11am. Behind the curtain tour. A chance to see parts of the theatre not usually visited by the public. (Involves walking up and down some steep and narrow staircases). (023) 9264 9000/newtheatreroyal.com. £6.50.

WALKS & TALKS

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

SUNDAY

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

EVENTS

EASTNEY: Miniature Railway Track, Bransbury Park. 2-5pm. Public passenger rides. Steam and/or electric locomotives. 50p for two circuits of the track. (Last one for the season). portsmouthmes.co.uk.

SWANWICK: Bursledon Brickworks, Coal Park Ln. 11am-4pm. Halloween Steam Up. Traction engines and road rollers with a ghostly theme for the children.£7, concessions £6, children £4.

EXHIBITIONS

PORTSMOUTH: The Square Tower, Broad St. 11am –4pm. Crafts in the Tower. An exhibition by local artists and designers. squaretower.co.uk.

MARKETS

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Rd. 10am-2pm. Southsea Farmers’ Market. Free.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Rd. 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. See Saturday.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Swan Lake. Performed by the Russian State Ballet and Opera House. (023) 9282 8282/kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

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

COFFEE

COPNOR: North End Baptist Church, Powerscourt Rd. 10am-2pm. Copnor Coffee Club. Come along for a chat and a cup of tea and meet new people.

DANCING

FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Annes Gr. 6.30pm. Beginners Line Dancing Intermediate Class. 07849 450 945/urbanlinedance.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Annes Gr. 7.30-9.30pm. Improver/Intermediate Line Dancing. 07849 450 945/urbanlinedance.co.uk.

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 191596.

PORTSMOUTH: Priory School Sports Centre, Fawcett Rd. 7.45pm. Street Dance for adults. hello@funkformat.com.

PORTSMOUTH: John Pounds Centre, Queens St. 5pm. Breakin’ Breakdance sessions for kids. hello@funkformat.com.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 6.30-7.30pm. Dancin’ Fit. £4.50. 07979 800299.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Cosham Library, Spur Rd. 10am-12pm and 2-4pm. Cosham Craft Group.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Centre, Osborn Rd. 10am-1pm. Halloween - Creative Camp. Children come along for a mixture of arts of crafts and dancing. £14/£12 for each additional child. Five-11 years. 01329 223100.

FAREHAM: West St (near the Ironmaster Pub). 11am-12.30pm. Unveiling of a Commemorative Stone. Marking the centenary of the end of WWI. Plus music from the era.

FRATTON: Portsmouth Academy, St Mary’s Rd. 7.15-9.15pm. Portsmouth Festival Choir rehearsal. A mixed choir of all ages singing beautiful music in a companionable atmosphere. (023) 9247 0532/portsmouthfestivalchoir.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 7.30pm. Havant Light Opera rehearsal. Singing a variety of musical theatre . 01243 574 535.

PORTCHESTER: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Rd. 10.30am-4.30pm. Creepy Crafts. Explore the spooky tunnels and underground chambers then try some crazy creepy crafts. £3 per child. (Three-12 years). royalarmouries.or/event/creepy-crafts.

PORTSMOUTH: Mountbatten Centre, Alexandra Park, Alex Way. 12-3pm. Over 50s badminton. (023) 9320 0401.

WIDLEY: Christ Church Hall, London Rd. 1.30-3pm. Reflections Entertainment. An ability to read music not essential. (023) 92420070.

EXHIBITIONS

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, High Street. 9am-5pm. Journeys Festival International – The Container Project. See today.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Rd. 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. See Saturday.

WALKS & TALKS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High St. 7.30pm. Passion for Pearls. Frances Benton gives a fascinating glimpse into a world of beautiful jewellery and mystery. (023) 9252 3463. £5.

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. (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.

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Rd. 7.30pm. Rory Bremner and Jan Ravens. An evening of comedy from these funny impressionists. 01329 223100.

DANCING

HAVANT: Havant Academy, Wakefords Way. 8.15-9.15pm. Absolute beginners ballroom and latin class. £6. 07505 191596/dancerevival.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Box, 235-237 Commercial Rd. 6.30-7.30pm. Jedha FIR Class. High Intensity Training. £2.50. 07543 931937/dmon_tis@hotmail.com.

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. £7.50. 07833 384377.

EVENTS

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

COSHAM: St Philip’s Church, Hawthorn Crescent. 7.30-10pm. The Havant Pitchpipers. Any age or singing ability. pitchpipers.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Methodist Church Hall, Kings Rd. 7.30pm. Solent Sounds Ladies Chorus rehearsals. Try a capella. 01489 891832.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Centre, Osborn Rd. 10am-1pm. Halloween creative camp. Come along for spooky arts/crafts and dancing. 01329 223100/ashcroft.org.uk.

GOSPORT: SEARCH, Clarence Rd. 10.30am-2.30pm. Mini Makes Super Hero Day. Make your superhero mask or cape to take home. £1 per make. No booking required. (023) 9252 3463.

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

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

HILSEA: Howard Road Community Centre, Howard Rd (off Northern Pde). 10.30am-12.30pm. Hilsea Social Group.

PORTCHESTER: Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Rd. 10.30am-4.30pm. Creepy Crafts. See Monday.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Community School, White Hart Ln. 7-8pm. Walking netball. £4. No need to book

PORT SOLENT: The Boardwalk. 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Join Justin for a frighteningly fun Halloween disco with lots of dancing and party games. (023) 9221 0606.

SOUTHSEA: Cumberland House Natural History Museum, Eastern Pde. 10.30am-12.30pm and 2-4pm. Big Bugs. Get up close to hissing cockroaches, stick insects and other creepy crawlies. Free. (023) 9281 5276.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings by Gwenda Stephens, June Cousin and Michael Taylor. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, High Street. 9am-5pm. Journeys Festival International - The Container Project. See today.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Rd. 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. See Saturday.

WALKS & TALKS

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

EASTNEY: Meet at Eastney Coffee House (Coffee House) on the Promenade. 2pm. Walk along Clarence Pier. Buggy and wheelchair-friendly. (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 Sq. 12.15pm. A brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. (023) 9268 8390.

WEDNESDAY

DANCING

FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Annes Gr. 7.30-9.30pm. Beginners Line Dancing. 07849 450945.

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

WALLINGTON: Village Hall, Broadcut. 8.15-9.30pm. Ballroom & Latin social practice night. £6. 07505 191596.

WATERLOOVILLE: Cowplain Social Club, London Rd. 7.30-10.30pm. 50/50 Ballroom, Latin American and sequence. £2 social club members, visitors sign in at the door. 07980 058310.

EVENTS

CATHERINGTON: Catherington Village Hall. 7.30pm. Horndean camera club meeting. horndeancameraclub.org.uk.

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club, Spur Rd. 7.30pm. 55 Social club. Social evening for the over 55s. £2.

HAVANT: Staunton Country Park, Middle Park Way. 5.30pm, 5.45pm, 6pm or 6.15pm. Frightful farm. Come along for animal encounters and make a spooky crafts. £8.95 plus accompanying adult. 023 9245 3405.

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Gravel Hill. 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm. Magical mayhem. Kids get crafty in the witches workshop, ride on the tractor trailer and see magic by the wacky wizard. £11.50 per child. (023) 92 595040 .

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

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Rd. 11am-3pm. RNLI visit. A chance to learn about safety at the beach. Free. (023) 9283 4779.

PORTSMOUTH: Stacey Community Centre, Walsall Rd. 9.30am. Halloween fun-day. Come along for spooky fun - includes face painting, lucky dip and games. £2.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings by Gwenda Stephens, June Cousin and Michael Taylor. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Llibrary, Guildhall Sq. 9.30am-6pm. Mandela 100 Exhibition. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, High Street. 9am-5pm. Journeys Festival International - The Container Project. See today.

MARKETS

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West St. 9.30am-3pm. Country Market.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Community Centre, Hayling Park, Station Rd. 7.30pm. The Bakewell Bake Off. A musical performed by the Hayling Musical Society. £8. (023) 9246 7545.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Rd. 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. See Saturday.

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Wk. 1.30 and 3.30pm. The Selfish Giant. For ages three to seven. £10. (023) 9264 9000.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Theatre, Trinity Methodist Church, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. 7.30pm. Performed by the Phoenix Players. £10, concessions £8. 0854 676462.

WALKS & TALKS

CHICHESTER: County Hall, West St. 7.30-9.45pm. Woking’s Railways. RCTS present an illustrated talk by Alan Norris. All welcome. £3. 01243 372234.

HAVANT: Drama Studio, Warblington School, Southleigh Rd. 7.30pm. Birds and Gardens. The Hants and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, Havant welcomes a talk by John Goodspeed, local wildlife expert. £3.

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

PORT SOLENT: Meet in front of the Odeon Cinema. 2pm. Some uneven ground, wear sturdy shoes. (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.

SOUTHSEA: Meet outside Canoe Lake Cafe, St Helens Parade. 10.30am. Canoe Lake/Southsea seafront group walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly. (023) 9268 8390.

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.

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.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 10.30-11.30am. Over 50s Pilates. 07716 730 230.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 6-7pm. Taekwondo. Keep fit, build self-confidence 07740 045 271.

COFFEE

DRAYTON: Drayton United Church Hall, Station Rd. 9.30-11.30am. Drayton over 50s friendship club. (023) 9238 9529/(023) 9232 4795.

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church, Osborn Road South. 11am-12.30pm. Coffee Morning for the over 60s. £2.50. 01329 234409.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Alverbank Hotel, Alverstoke. 8-11pm. Salsa class. Beginners’ and improvers’ lessons. £6. 07979 800299.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 9.30-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. £4.50. 07979 800299.

FAREHAM: Stubbington Methodist Church Hall, Mays Ln. 7.30-9.30pm. Beginners line dancing. 07849 450945/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

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.

COPNOR: The Stacey Centre, Walsall Rd. 11.30am-1.30pm. Lunch club. Home-made two course lunch, refreshments, raffle and bingo. £5. (023) 9261 7890.

GOSPORT: Elson Library, Chantry Rd. 2pm. Knitting circle. Come along with your knitting, for a chat and fun! All welcome.

NORTH END: The Learning Place, Derby Rd. 10am-12pm. North End Allsorts. Come along for a chat and a cup of tea and meet new people. (023) 9268 8390.

PORT SOLENT: The Boardwalk. 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm. Port Solent Kids Club - Silly Scott. Spooky halloween magic show. Fun and magic for all the family. Free.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Christ Church, Milton, Rd. 10am-2pm. Autumn One World Fun Day. Come along for a range of fun activities and crafts for all ages. Free. Donations welcome. 0753 204 9513.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Story, Clarence Esplanade. 10-4pm. Airfix Extravaganza. Make and paint your own Airfix model to take home. £2 per model. (Museum admission applies). (023) 9283 4744.

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

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Methodist Church, Albert Rd. 10am-12pm. Thursday chat and tea Club.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings by Gwenda Stephens, June Cousin and Michael Taylor. See today.

FIREWORKS

GOSPORT: HMS Sultan. Gates open 6pm. HMS Sultan Bonfire & Fireworks Night 2018. £5, £4 children aged five-14, £15 (Family of two plus two). (023) 9254 2304.

FILMS

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall. 7pm. Pop up Cinema - On Chesil Beach (15). £6, includes tea or coffee.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 7.30pm. Forever Queen. An evening of Queen music from this local tribute act. £15, £13 concessions. (023) 9273 7370/groundlings.co.uk.

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.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ashcorft Arts Centre, Osborn Rd. 2.30-3.30pm. Your Toys. Slot Machine Theatre bring their puppetry skills to a show that features your very own toys. A show full of music and surprises for all the family, and bring a toy and join in the rumpus. £7. 01329 223100.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Community Centre, Hayling Park, Station Rd. 7.30pm. The Bakewell Bake Off. See Wednesday. (023) 9246 7545.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Rd. 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. See Saturday.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Theatre, Trinity Methodist Church, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. See Wednesday. 0854 676462.

SOUHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. The Meat Loaf Story. Playing all your favourite hits. (023) 9282 8282/kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HILSEA: Meet in Scott Road car park, off Military Road by the News Centre. 10.30am. Hilsea Lines walk across uneven footpaths. (023) 9268 8390.

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