Portsmouth’s going-out guide, October 26 to November 1

Joseph and his Technicolour Dreamcoat will be at Ferneham Hall, Fareham.
Joseph and his Technicolour Dreamcoat will be at Ferneham Hall, Fareham.

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

TODAY

CLASSES

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

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Rd. 7.30pm. Patrick Monahan. Stand-up comedy from multi award-winning comedian. From £11. 01329 223100.

CONCERTS

PORTCHESTER: Fort Nelson. Portsdown Hill Rd. 7-9pm. Great War Concert Party. To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, this is a guided performance through the underground tunnels on uneven ground so suitable footwear/clothing is advised (over-14s only). £16. eventbrite.co.uk/e/great-war-concert-party-tickets-49641654525

DANCING

EASTNEY: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park, Bransbury Rd. 11.30am-12.30pm. FiftyFifty Creative Dance. For those 50+. 07708 720 711.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Memory Lane, Outside G4 Ward, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 2-4pm. QA Knitting Group. 07846 472 423.

FAREHAM: Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut. 7.30pm. Solent Bonsai Society. Guest speaker Rob Stewart gives a talk on Accent Planting. (023) 9264 0985.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High St. 2-4pm. Scrabble Club. Fun, free and open to all. 0300 555 1387.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 8pm. Halloween Ghost Hunt. 8pm-2am. An opportunity to explore this haunted building and experience spirit activity. £39. (023) 9273 7370.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Rd. 12-1pm. Nocturnal animals. Discover the animals that come out at night. Children to be accompanied by an adult. £2.50 per child.

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.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor, West St. 10am-5pm. Fareham and the Great War. An exhibition highlighting the parts played by the people of Fareham during the First World War I and pays tribute to those who died. 01329 824895 .

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

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm. How to Speak Proper Pompey. A project by pupils of Havant and South Downs College. (023) 9277 8080/aspex.org.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Baptist Church. North St. 7.30pm. Fara. An evening of the music of Orkney from this popular quartet. From £14. wegottickets.com/fbtswgt/event/442435.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. We Are Scientists. New York-based indie rock band. £18. (023) 9229 3301/wedgewood-rooms.co.uk.

MARKETS

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

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

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Rd. 7.30pm. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Performed by Fareham Musical Society Youth Theatre. £12, £10 concessions. 01329 231942/fernehamhall.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East St. 2.30pm. Morgan & West - More Magic for Kids. A magic show for all the family. £8. (023) 9247 2700/thespring.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East St. 8pm. Morgan & West - Time-Travelling Magicians. A conjuring spectacular of magic, mystery and the unexplainable. £15, £14 concessions. (Ten years and over). (023) 9247 2700/thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Community Centre, Hayling Park, Station Rd. 7.30pm. The Bakewell Bake Off. A musical performed by the Hayling Musical Society. £12. (023) 9246 7545.

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

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.

TITCHFIELD: Oak Theatre, St Margaret’s Ln. 7.30pm. The Bible. Telling the complete bible story with a comic script of non-offensive wit. 01329 556156/titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

FARLINGTON: Meet at the third car park, Farlington Marshes. 2.30pm. A scenic walk over rough ground.

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

SATURDAY

DANCING

FAREHAM: Wickham Centre, Mill Ln. 7.30-10.30pm. Halloween fancy dress social dance. 50/50 Ballroom, Latin American and sequence dancing. Music by Larry Green. No bar but take your own drinks. £6. 07980 058 310.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Thackeray Mall. 11am-3pm. Pumpkin Spooktacular. A fun pumpkin-carving workshop. Also transform into a scary Halloween character at the face-painting station. 01329 822506.

FAREHAM: Whiteley Shopping Centre, Whiteley Way. 11-4pm. Whiteley Wizard Training School. Spell-casting classes and broomstick lessons for budding little witches and wizards. 01489 566000/whiteleyshopping.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: North Hayling Recreation Hall, St Peter’s Rd. 2-4.30pm. Children’s Halloween Party. Disco, party food and prize for the best halloween outfit plus pumpkin competition. £7.50 per child. (023) 9246 6464.

HAYLING ISLAND: Funland, Seafront. 5-9pm. Fright Night. Enjoy a frightful night at the fair including a spooktacular firework display and prizes for the best dressed boy and girl. (023) 9246 2820.

LOCKS HEATH: Lockswood Centre, Locks Heath Shopping Village. 10am-2pm. Antiques and Brocante Fair. Antiques, collectables, jewellery, retro and more. £1. hantsevents.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Technology Department, Portsmouth Grammar School. 10am-3pm. Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors Carve In. Carvers get together to discuss carving and share ideas with others. solentguildofwoodcarvers.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Goals Portsmouth, Tangier Rd. 2-4pm. Halloween party. Turn up in fancy dress for halloween games, sweet treats, photobooth fun and spooky walk (under-10s only). £4 per child. facebook.com/events/309308549797235/.

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.

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor, West St. 10am-5pm. Fareham and the Great War. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm.How to Speak Proper Pompey. See today.

FILMS

PORTSOUTH: No.6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 7pm. King of Thieves (15). 07435 029 408.

GIGS

HAVANT: The Spring, East St. 8pm. Not the Rolling Stones. This international tribute band play all your favourite Stones’ tracks. £15, £14 concessions. (023) 9247 2700.

MARKETS

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Rd. 10am-4pm. Art, design, antiques and vintage market.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Rd. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. See today.

TITCHFIELD: Oak Theatre, St Margaret’s Ln. 7.30pm. The Bible. See today.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Community Centre, Hayling Park, Station Rd. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. The Bakewell Bake Off. See today. (023) 9246 7545.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 2-3pm. Vicky and the Victorians. Go back in time with two mad professors and experience a rollercoaster ride through Victorian streets. £6.50, children £5.50. (023) 9273 7370.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Theatre, Trinity Methodist Church, Albert Rd. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. See today.

WALKS & TALKS

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

SUNDAY

DANCING

PARK GATE: The Royal British Legion Club, Brook Ln. 7.30-10.30pm. Country and Western dance. Dancing to live music. RBL members £5, non-members £6.50. Bar and raffle. 01329 519765

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Whiteley Shopping Centre, Whiteley Way. 11-4pm. Whiteley Wizard Training School. See Saturday.

PORTSMOUTH: Village Hotel, Lakeshore Dr. 12-4pm. A spooky buffet, games and DJ for children. Fancy dress prizes. £10, children £5. village-hotels.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Square Tower, Broad St. 11am-4pm. Crafts in the Tower for halloween. Works by local artists, jewellery and craft-makers. Free. craftsinthetower.wordpress.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm.How to Speak Proper Pompey. See today.

FIREWORKS

WHITELEY: Whiteley Recreation Field, Whiteley Way. Whiteley Fireworks. 5pm. Bonfire night with fairground attractions, live music and food. Fireworks at 7pm.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido. 12.30pm. Sunday Lunch with the Dave Pearson Big Band Orchestra.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. The Best of Wham. A fantastic new tribute show featuring the best of George, Andrew, Pepsi and Shirlie. £23.50. (023) 9282 8282.

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

CLASSES

COPNOR: Stacey Community Centre, Walsall Rd. 6-7pm. Yoga class for beginners. £5.50. 07766 753 638.

COFFEE

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

DANCING

EASTNEY: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park, Bransbury Rd. 9.30-10.15am. Diddi Dance. Pre-school programme for children aged 18 months to four years. 07767 702 444.

FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Anne’s Gr. 6.30pm. Beginners line dancin – intermediate class. 07849 450 945.

FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Anne’s Gr. 7.30-9.30pm. Improver/intermediate line dancing. 07849 450 945.

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 with Instep Dance Club. 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. 07722 040 483.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 6.30-7.30pm. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

WATERLOOVILLE: Community Centre (Asda Car Park). 8pm. Waterlooville Folk Dance Group, English folk dancing. No need for a partner. £3. (023) 9225 8056.

EVENTS

COSHAM: St Colman’s Church hall. 7.15-9pm. Portsmouth Chorus rehearsal. Ability to follow music helpful. portsmouthchorus.org.

COWPLAIN: The Borrow Centre, London Rd. 1.30-3.30pm. Crafty Needles. Take your own knitting or embroidery and have tea, cake and a chat. (023) 9261 5916.

FRATTON: Portsmouth Academy, St Mary’s Rd. 7.15-9.15pm. Portsmouth Festival Choir rehearsal. Mixed choir of all ages singing beautiful music in a friendly atmosphere. (023) 9247 0532.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 7.30pm. Havant Light Opera rehearsal. Sing a variety of musical theatre. 01243 574535.

PORTSMOUTH: Mountbatten Centre, Alexandra Park, Alex Way. 12-3pm. Badminton for those 50+. £5. (023) 9320 0401.

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

WIDLEY: Christ Church hall, London Rd. 1.30-3pm. Reflections Entertainment Group. (023) 9242 0070.

EXHIBITIONS

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

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor, West St. 10am-5pm. Fareham and the Great War. 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 30-minute 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.

CONCERTS

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West St. 12.30-1.15pm. Cams Community Choir. Take your lunch and eat while you listen. Retiring collection.

DANCING

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

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Lee Community Centre, Twyford Dr. 9.30-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

PORTSMOUTH: The Box, 235-237 Commercial Rd. 5.30-6.30pm. Jedha Juniors Class. 07543 931 937/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. No partner necessary. £7.50. 07833 384 377/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 234409.

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, King’s Rd. 7.30pm. Solent Sounds Ladies Chorus rehearsals. Try a capella. 01489 891832.

GOSPORT: Masonic Hall, Clarence Rd. 7pm. Charity fashion show. Raising money for local charities. £2.Tickets available from Town Hall and Edinburgh Woollen Mill.

HAVANT: St Faith’s Church hall, The Pallant. 7.30-9.30pm. Solent Male Voice Choir rehearsals. Seeking new members. (023) 9245 3634.

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

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 1.30-3.30pm. Variety Club. Every Tuesday. £2.

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

SOUTHSEA: The White Horse Pub, Southsea Terrace. 2-4pm. Southsea Seniors.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill St. 2-5pm. Bridge tea afternoon. Teams of four. £10 per person (includes afternoon tea). Ticket only from the centre. 01329 842933.

EXHIBITIONS

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

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor, West St. 10am-5pm. Fareham and the Great War. See today.

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

STAGE

COSHAM: St Philip’s Hall, Hawthorn Cres. 7.30pm. Cold Front. A comedy presented by the Highbury Players. 07557 940 520/roadrunner1254@gmail.com.

WALKS & TALKS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High St. 7.30pm. Canberra Target Towing – In the firing line of RN gunners and army missile operators. An illustrated talk by Squadron Leader Joe Marsden. £4. (023) 9252 3463.

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. A brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. (023) 9268 8390.

WEDNESDAY

DANCING

FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Anne’s Gr. 7.30-9.30pm. Beginners’ line dancing. 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.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 7-8pm. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

WALLINGTON: Village Hall, Broadcut. 8.15-9.30pm. Ballroom and latin social practice night. £6, includes tea and coffee. 07505 191 596/dancerevival.co.uk.

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 Halloween Night. Dress up if you wish and go along to this social evening for those 55+. Bar available. New members welcome. £2.

GOSPORT: Freedom Centre (formerly Brockhurst Baptist Church), Netherton Rd. 10-11.30am. Chit chat and games over a cuppa for those 60+. MHA Live at Home Scheme. £2.50. 01329 234409.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 7-11pm. Halloween Ghost Tour. Experience the spirit activity in the haunted Georgian building. £8, £6 concessions. (023) 9273 7370/groundlings.co.uk.

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 136 487/singingportsmouth.org.uk.

STAMSHAW: Stamshaw Community Centre, Wilson Rd. 10.15-11.45am. New Age Kurling.

EXHIBITIONS

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

FAREHAM: Westbury Manor, West St. 10am-5pm. Fareham and the Great War. See today.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm.How to speak proper Pompey. See today.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport Jazz Club, Gosport & Fareham Rugby Club, Dolphin Cres. 8-10.30pm. Savannah. £7, £10 non-members. (023) 9269 3988.

WALKS & TALKS

HAV ANT: United Reformed Church Hall, North St. 7.30pm. Passion for Poppies. Havant and District Horticultural Society welcomes a talk by Sandy Worth. £2. (023) 9247 5140.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Meet at the Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Take in the views of the 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.

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

WORKSHOPS

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-12pm. Mini makers halloween special. Make your own spooky bat. Free. (023) 9277 8080/aspex.org.uk.

THURSDAY

CLASSES

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 9.15-10.15am. Beginners pilates. 07716 730 230.

EASTNEY: Community Cente, Bransbury Park. 10-11am. Yoga for those 50+. 07932 470 068.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 10.30-11.30am. Pilates for those 50+. 07716 730 230.

COFFEE

DRAYTON: Drayton United Church hall, Station Rd. 9.30-11.30am. Drayton over-50s’ friendship club. Tea/coffee and a biscuit. (023) 9238 9529.

DANCING

BEDHAMPTON: Social Hall, Bedhampton Road. 2-4pm. Ballroom and sequence tea dance. £3. (023) 9248 0654.

GOSPORT: Alverbank Hotel, Alverstoke. 8-11pm. Salsa class. Beginners’ and improvers’ lessons. 07979 800 299.

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.

WATERLOOVILLE: St Wilfrid’s Church hall, Padnell Rd. 7-8pm and 8-9pm. Ballroom and latin beginners’ class. 07505 191 596.

EVENTS

BRIDGEMARY: Methodist Church, Prideaux-Brune Ave. 12.45-3pm. Afternoon club for those 60+. Light lunch, tea, cakes and entertainment/activities. £3. 01329 234409.

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

COSHAM: Cosham Library, Spur Rd. 2-4pm. Relax with colouring for adults. All materials provided. (023) 9268 8259.

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

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

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Square, Clive Rd. 7pm. Portsmouth Hispanic Society meeting. Includes a talk by Raymond Calcraft, La Espana Blanca – the paintings of Joaquin Sorolla. Non-members £2. spanishportsmouth.org.uk.

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

EXHIBITIONS

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, High St. 9am-5pm. Standing in Silence. Photographic exhibition by John Farnhill documenting some key sites of conflict from the First World War. (023) 9282 3300.

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

COSHAM: St Philip’s Hall, Hawthorn Cres. 7.30pm. Cold Front. See Tuesday.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Rd. 7.30pm. Appointment with Death. Performed by Fareham Musical Society. £15 and £13. 01329 231942.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, 7.30pm. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. by CCADS. £18. (023) 9282 8282/kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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

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