What’s on around the area today
SOUTHSEA: The Jolly Sailor, PO5 2EU. 8pm. Cuban Club. Learn five styles of latin dance to five styles of latin music. £4 admission with free introductory lesson.
FAREHAM: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane. 9am-midday. Stubbington Country Market. Freshly made cakes and dairy products. Hand-made crafts.
MILTON:The Beddow Library, Milton Road. 10.30am-12.30pm. Over 50’s Social Club Meeting. The chance to meet new people and chat over a cup of tea. £1.50 group subs. Call (023) 9268 8705.
PETERSFIELD: The Festival Hall. Friday and Saturday 10.30am-5.30pm, Sunday 10.30am-5pm. Petersfield Antiques Fair. Features over 40 specialist dealers from across the UK. Admission £3.50. Refreshments and light meals available. Contact 01825 744074 for more information.
PORTSMOUTH: Hillside and Wymering Centre, Cheltenham Road. 10.30am-12.30pm. Over 60’s Youth Club.
PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, 58 Cromwell Road, Eastney, PO4 9PN. Request Evening.
WESTBOURNE: Westbourne Road, Nr Emsworth, PO10 8UL. 10am-12.30pm. Table Top Sale. Contact 01243 431183 for more information. EXHIBITIONS
COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Paintings by Val Carter, June Cousins and Michael Taylor. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.
FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road, PO16 7DX. Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9.30am-11.30am. Layers - Tina Gardiner. A collection of work exploring the use of layering dye, paints and stitchery. Tina is inspired by surrounding landscapes. Contact 01329 223100 or visit ashcroft.org.uk for more information.
GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Youth Open Art Competition and Exhibition. The gallery is inviting all young artists to submit original artwork in any medium for selection for the exhibition and a prize. Free admission. Call (023) 9252 3463 for more information.
HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. These Stories Of Old Stones. Become immersed in and inspired by the long ago world of castles, chivalry, maidens and knights. Though now many of these once grand and imposing sites have fallen into ruins, they hold a fairytale appeal, with crumbling turrets, worn spiral staircases and doors to rooms that no longer exist. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk
HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Chris Briden: Street Art. Southampton-based artist Chris has developed a photorealist style after years of working within designated legal graffiti sites. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk
HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Jewellers’ Showcase. Wendy Nutt and Jill Clark are exhibiting as visiting artists in the first half of 2015. Wendy’s work is inspired by her love of nature and Jill’s designs are influenced by the simple shapes and clarity of form of the cultures of Ancient Egypt and prehistoric Britain. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk
PORTSMOUTH: The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 10am-4pm. Weighing Anchor: An Artist at Sea On board HMS Argyll and Tireless. A body of work by Jules George depicting the experiences of HMS Argyll and the submarine HMS Tireless on active deployment. Admission free with a valid museum ticket. (023) 9272 7582.
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Who’s Tommy Exhibition. Features touring exhibitions, and visitors are also able to enjoy rooms that reflect on Portsmouth music and the history of the Guildhall. Free admission. Visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.
PORTSMOUTH: Eldon Building, Middle Street, PO1 2DJ. 9am-5pm. Illustrated Menagerie. Illustrations by University of Portsmouth students and alumni. Admission free. Visit port.ac.uk/space for more information.
PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Here & There: Vulcan Building. An exhibition of work by members of Aspex artists’ associates. This show, spread across two sites, will feature the work of 16 artists, working in a diverse range of media, styles and scale. Call (023) 9277 8080 or visit aspex.org.uk for more information.
PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Locally Made - Laura Bennett. An exhibition of work by Southsea jeweller Laura, inspired by nature and organic forms. Call (023) 9277 8080 or visit aspex.org.uk for more information.
HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road, GU27 2AS. 8pm. Big Eyes (12A). Based on the true story of Margaret Keane, an artist whose husband passed off her celebrated portraits of melancholy children as his own. Adult tickets £6 or £8, children £4.50 or £6 depending on seats. Buy tickets online at tickets.haslemerehall.co.uk or contact 01428 642 161 for more information about the screening.
PORTSMOUTH: No. 6 Cinema, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Kon-Tiki (15). This oceanic epic is based on the attempt by Norwegian ethnographer Thor Heyerdahl to prove that Polynesia could have been settled by South American seafarers 1,500 years ago. Adult tickets £8, £6.50 for students and seniors. Call 074 502 9408 for more information.
CHICHESTER: The Rainbow Inn, St Pauls Road. 8.30pm. Glitter Bugz.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, 174 Milton Road, PO4 8PR. 7pm-late. House@The Barn. House & tech house. Admission: £5 advance tickets, £7 on the door. Over 18’s only. STUBBINGTON: The Cuckoo Pint. 9pm. Beau. Live music.
SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow.