Portsmouth's going out guide, October 5-11, 2018

Love Southsea Market will be back on Palmerston Road this weekend.
Love Southsea Market will be back on Palmerston Road this weekend.

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

TODAY

CLASSES

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 10.30-11.30am. Regular Pilates. Fully qualified and registered instructor. 07716 730 230.

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 8pm. Tim Vine - Sunset Milk Idiot. £27.50. (023) 9264 9000/newtheatreroyal.com.

DANCING

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

PARK GATE: Royal British Legion, Brook Ln. Social Dance. 2-4.30pm. Ballroom, latin and rock’n’roll dancing to music from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. First Friday every month. £4. (023) 8076 0202.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Rd. 1.30-4pm. 50/50 Ballroom and sequence sancing. £3. Brenda & W Sounds (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Memory Lane, Outside G4 Ward, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 2-4pm. QA Knitting Group. Open to staff, patients and visitors.07846 472 423.

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

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Community Centre, Station Rd. 6.30-11pm. The Ale-ing Fest. Real ales and ciders. Music by The Shamrock Keys. £9 (in advance), £11 on the door. ale-ingfest.co.uk.

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

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

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends’ Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 10am-4pm. Artworks by Rodney Cox and Belinda. Local artists’ greetings cards also for sale. (023) 9238 7284.

PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St, Old Portsmouth 12-5pm. Ghosts of Portsmouth. An exhibition by Derek Noshier. 07503 152 848

FILMS

HAVANT: The Spring, East St. 7.45pm. Lady Bird. (15). £8, £7 concessions. (023) 9247 2700/thespring.co.uk.

PORTSOUTH: No6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Blackkklansman (15). 07435 029 408/no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Rd. 7.30pm. One Night of Queen. Tribute act by Gary Mullen and The Works. £22. 01329 231942/fernehamhall.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.

TOURS

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre Albert Rd. 10.30am. Toddler Tour. An interactive tour to allow your little ones to learn through songs, music and stories about the characters that perform on the main stage. £4 per child. (023) 9285 2218 kingsportsmouth.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

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Ln. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Light Orchestra Autumn Concert. Go along for an evening of toe-tapping well-known orchestral music. £7, accompanied under-16s free. (023) 9237 1135/valloft103@btinternet.com.

DANCING

COWPLAIN: St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Padnell Rd. 7-10pm. Social dancing. Ballroom, latin and sequence. £3.50. (023) 9225 2403 .

EVENTS

EASTNEY: Coffee Cup, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-12pm. Eastney Beach Clean. Help clean up the beach with Southsea Beachwatch.

GOSPORT: Elson Library, Chantry Rd. 10am-12pm. Colouring for adults. All materials provided, just drop-in.

GOSPORT: Diving Museum, Stokes Bay Rd. 11.30am-1pm. Red Hat Knitters. Chat and knit items to sell in the museum. divingmuseum.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Community Centre, Station Rd. 12-4pm and 6.30-11pm. The Ale-ing Fest. Real ales and ciders. Nuthinyet Band in the evening. Various ticket prices. See today.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Community School, White Hart Ln. 9-10am. Walking football. £3 (first session free).

WIDLEY: Christ Church Hall, London Rd. 11am-4pm. Cactus & Succulent Autumn Show. See a large number of prize-winning cacti and succulents. £1, children free. portsmouth.bccs.org.uk

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends’ Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 12-3.30pm. Artworks by Rodney Cox and Belinda. See today.

FAREHAM: Fareham Leisure Centre, Park Ln. 10am-5pm. Model Railway Exhibition. Go and see some outstanding layouts, plus traders. £7. fareham-mrc.org.uk.

FILMS

PORTSOUTH: No6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 7pm. The Children Act (12A). 07435 029 408/no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Rd. 7.30pm. Abbamania Celebrating 40 Years of Abba. An evening of music from Europe’s leading Abba tribute band. £22.50. 01329 231942/fernehamhall.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, East St. 8pm. The Book of Genesis. A three-hour show celebrating the early songs of Genesis. £15, £14 concessions. (023) 9247 2700/thespring.co.uk.

MARKETS

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Rd. 9am-5pm. Love Southsea Market.

WALKS & TALKS

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

SUNDAY

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Rd. 7-10pm. 50-50 Dance. £5.

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 519765

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Westgate Leisure Centre, Via Ravenna. 10.30am-4pm. Antique and collectors’ fair. A wide variety of antiques and collectables including glass, Art Deco and more. £2. 07747 604 541/emmottpromotions.co.uk.

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

HAVANT: The Pallant Centre, The Pallant. 10.30am-2.30pm. Craft and gift fair. Unique hand-made crafts and gifts including glassware, pottery, papercrafts, vintage and more. susie@shallwedanceevents.co.uk

EXHIBITIONS

FAREHAM: Fareham Leisure Centre, Park Ln. 10am-4.30pm. Model railway exhibition. See Saturday.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido. 12.30pm. Sunday lunch with the DLB Jazz Quartet.

MARKETS

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Rd. 9am-5pm. Love Southsea Market.

WALKS & TALKS

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

MONDAY

CLASSES

COPNOR: Stacey Community Centre, Walsall Rd. 6-7pm. Yoga Class for Beginners. Suitable for all ages and abilities. £5.50. 07766 753 638/portsmouthyogoandmassage.co.uk.

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 children aged 18 months to four years. 07767 702 444/diddidance.com.

FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Anne’s Gr. 7.30-9.30pm. Line dancing. Intermediate class. £5. 01329 315641/07710 491 511/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 191 596/dancerevival.co.uk.

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

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

SOUTHSEA: Devonshire Avenue Baptist Church Hall. Ballroom and latin dance classes with Instep Dance Club. Beginners 7.30-8.30pm; free practice session 8.30-8.45pm; improvers 8.45-9.30pm. £5 per session or £6 for two. 07722 040 483.

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

EVENTS

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

COSHAM: St Colman’s Church Hall. 7.15-9pm. Portsmouth Chorus rehearsal. Ability to follow music is helpful. @portsmouthchorus.org/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. Join this mixed choir of all ages to sing 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. Sing a variety of musical theatre. Looking for new singers and backstage workers. 01243 574 535.

PORTCHESTER: New Parade, West St. 1-3pm. JCPF Spiritual Healing Clinic. Donations only. 07586 887 181.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Rd. 10.30am-12.45pm and 4-7pm. JCPF Spiritual Healing Clinic. Donations only. 07756 852 918.

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

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. An ability to read music not essential. (023) 92420070.

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.

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 30-minute walk. (023) 9268 8390.

TUESDAY

COFFEE

FAREHAM: Crofton Community Centre, Room 5, Stubbington Ln. 10.30am-12.30pm. Coffee morning for those 60+. £2.50. 01329 234409.

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

CONCERTS

WINCHESTER: Winchester Cathedral, The Close. 1pm. Lunchtime piano recital. Performance by Paskal Paskalev. Retiring collection.

DANCING

HAVANT: Havant Academy, Wakefords Way. 8.15-9.15pm. Absolute beginners ballroom and latin class. £6. 07505 191596/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. 6pm. Jedha Fit Street Dance Class. 07543 931 937 dmon_tis@hotmail.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Priory School Sports Centre, Fawcett Rd. 5pm.Breakin (breakdancing) lessons for children. Eight-year-olds plus. hello@funkformat.com/funkformat.com/classes.

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 234409.

COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Rd. 7.15. Cosham Keyboard Club. Chris Powell plays music for all to enjoy. £6 non-members. All welcome. (023) 9237 6313.

COSHAM: St Philip’s Church, Hawthorn Crescent. 7.30-10pm. The Havant Pitchpipers. Go along and join this choir which performs 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. 01489 891832/president@solentsoundschorus.org.

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.

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

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

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

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill St. 9.30a.m. Titchfield Abbey W.I. meeting. Go along for tea and biscuits and meet other members to find out about our activities. Visitors welcome.

EXHIBITIONS

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

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Llibrary, Guildhall Sq. 9.30am-6pm. Mandela 100 Exhibition. A centenary celebration of the values and legacies of Nelson Mandela. Free.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Musical presented by the Portsmouth Players. (023) 9282 8282/kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

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.

EASTNEY: Meet at Eastney Coffee House on the promenade. 2pm. Slow/moderate walk along Clarence Pier. Suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. Slow to moderate pace. (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. Brisk walk to Gunwharf Quays or Southsea and back.(023) 9268 8390.

WEDNESDAY

DANCING

FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Anne’s Grove. 7.30-9.30pm. Line dancing. Beginner’s class. 01329 315641/07710 491511/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.

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 practicenNight. £6, includes tea and coffee. 07505 191 596dancerevival.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. A social evening for those 55+ (Includes a guest speaker). Bar available. £2.

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

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.

STUBBINGTON: Baptist Church, Jays Cl. 7.30pm. Crofton WI meeting. All welcome. Second Wednesday of the month. 01329 845619 .

SOUTHSEA: The Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Rd. 2-4pm. Natterjacks. Go along for a chat and refreshments.

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 Monday.

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

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Rd. 8pm. Broadside Folk Club. Side function room. Acoustic, singaround-in-turn format. Piano available. All welcome.

MARKETS

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

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert. See Tuesday.

WALKS & TALKS

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

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

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton foreshore group walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond. Buggy and wheelchair-friendly. Longer walk to Milton foreshore across uneven ground. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet outside Canoe Lake Café, 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. 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. Yoga for those 50+. 07932 470 068.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 10.30-11.30am. Pilate for those 50+. Fully qualified and registered instructor. 07716 730 230.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 6-7pm. Taekwondo. Keep fit, build self-confidence with Graham’s Academy of Martial Arts. 07740 045 271.

COFFEE

DRAYTON: Drayton United Church Hall, Station Rd. 9.30-11.30am. Drayton Over 50s Friendship Club. Go along for tea/coffee and biscuit. (023) 9238 9529/(023) 9232 4795.

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church, Osborn Road South. 11am-12.30pm. Coffee morning for those 60+. £2.50. 01329 234409.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Rd. 7.30pm. Organ recital by Timothy Guntrip. Raising funds for the Organ Repair Project.

DANCING

EASTNEY: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park, Bransbury Rd. 4.15-6.15pm. Abstract dance and performing arts tuition. For children aged five to 11. 07708 720 711/www.AbstractDPA.com.

GOSPORT: Alverbank Hotel, Alverstoke. 8-11pm. Salsa class. Beginners’ and improvers’ lessons. £6. 07979 800 299.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Ln. 9.30-10.30am. Dancin’ Fit. £4. 07979 800 299.

STUBBINGTON: Methodist Church Hall, Mays Ln. 9.30am-12.30pm. Line dancing. Combined Class. 01329 315641 or 07710 491 511/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 those 60+. Enjoy a light lunch, tea and 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.

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

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

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Community Centre. 9.30-11am. Teeny Tots Freeflow Play Session. £2.50, includes refreshments.

PORTSMOUTH: St Luke’s Church Hall, Greetham St. 7.30pm. The Cantrelle Singers rehearsals. Go along and join this small friendly women’s choir. (023) 9261 2406/janetfrench60@gmail.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Age UK Portsmouth Café, 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. £2.50. 07754 528814.

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 Monday.

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

FILMS

PORTSOUTH: No.6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 7pm. The Heiresses (12A). 07435 029 408/no6cinema.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

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert. See Tuesday.

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.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Story, Clarence Esplanade. 2-3pm. Portsmouth and D-Day. A talk by curator Andrew Whitmarsh. Admission prices apply. Booking in advance recommended. (023) 9283 4744.

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