WHAT’S ON: Your weekly guide to going out, August 24-30, 2018

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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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Rd. 7.30pm. Three comedy acts followed by a disco. (023) 9286 3911/ wedgewood-rooms.co.uk.

DANCING

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

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

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Goodwood, Selhurst Park Rd. 3.30pm. Nostalgic Family Summer Fair. A traditional fairground returns, featuring a carousel, big wheel and helter-skelter, followed by evening fireworks. Various prices. 01243 755055/goodwoodwood.com.

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

GOSPORT: Little Woodham, Grange Farm, Little Woodham Ln. 10.30am-4.30pm. Little Woodham Living History Village. Immerse yourself in the 17th century for your own unique experience of the everyday lives, stories and crafts behind the history you know. £5, £4 children. littlewoodham.org.uk

HORNDEAN: Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Gravel Hill. 10.30am-12pm. Pirate and Pixie Day. Help Captain Lottie follow the clues to the treasure and claim your prize and finish with a toasted treat. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Book in advance. (023) 9259 5040.

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

SOUTHSEA: St James’s Church Hall, Milton Rd. 7.15-9.30pm. Taster Sessions with the MGC Choir. Go along and join in with the friendly and inspirational choir’s open rehearsals. Free. mgcchoir.org.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends’ Coffee Shop,B Level, QA Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art exhibition organised by QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Museum, 10b North St. 2.30-4.30pm. The Changing Weather – Storms, Tides, Floods, Winds in Emsworth. A selection of pictures of the extremes of the weather in Emsworth since 1895. Free. 01243 378091/emsworthmuseum.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Rd. 10am-5pm. Parliament and the First World War. Explore documents, paintings and objects demonstrating the profound changes in parliament during the war years. Free. 01329 233734.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Rd. 10am-5pm. I Do. An exhibition of wedding dresses throughout 250 years. Free. (023) 9250 1957.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Rd. 10am-6pm. Petersfield Arts & Crafts Society Exhibition. A huge selection of paints, ceramics, woodwork and textiles to view and buy. Free. petersfieldartsandcrafts.org.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm. Bloom – Julia De Klerk. A collection of the artist’s passion for vintage jewellery from the 1950s-1980s using laser etching and heat bending techniques. (023) 9277 8080 /aspex.org.uk.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Victorious Festival, Southsea seafront. 1-11pm. Featuring The Libertines, Kaiser Chiefs, Lightning Seeds and many more. victoriousfestival.co.uk

MARKETS

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

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

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: The Station Theatre, Station Rd. 7.30pm. The Vicar of Dibley. Comedy presented by the Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. £10. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 7pm. Madagascar The Musical. See your favourite characters come to life on the stage. (023) 9282 8282/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

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Laugh out Loud Comedy Club. Featuring Geoff Boyz, Debra-Jane Appelby, Tony Cowards and Paul Revill. 08448 472 362 /portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

DANCING

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurepas Way. 7.30-10.30pm. Social Dance. 50/50 Ballroom, Latin American and sequence dancing. Music by Larry Green. Tickets to be purchased in advance – £6.50. Bar and raffle. 07980 058 310/ballroomrazzamatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Weald & Downland Living Museum, Singleton. 10.30am-5.30pm. Charcoal & Woodyard Weekend. See a traditional early 20th century earth clamp built, fired and emptied of charcoal. Normal admission prices apply. 01243 811348/wealdown.co.uk.

CHICHESTER: Goodwood, Selhurst Park Rd. 11.30pm. Nostalgic Family Summer Fair. See today.

PAULSGROVE: Paulsgrove Social Club, Marsden Rd. Adults & Children’s Disco Party. Raising money for Making Memories. Includes finger buffet and raffle ticket. £8. 07791 159 438.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Rd. 9am-4pm. Antiques, Vintage, Art Design Street Fair. A bustling antiques fair. A family day out.

FAREHAM: Whiteley Shopping Centre, Whiteley Way. 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2:30pm. Meet the Dinosaurs. T-Rex, baby dinos, face painting and balloon modelling.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends’ Coffee Shop,B Level, QA Hospital. 12-3.30pm. Art exhibition organised by QA League of Friends. See today.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Museum, 10b North St. 10.30-4.30pm. The Changing Weather – Storms, Tides, Floods, Winds in Emsworth. See today.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Rd. 10am-6pm. Petersfield Arts & Crafts Society Exhibition. See today.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm. Bloom – Julia De Klerk. See today. (023) 9277 8080 /aspex.org.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: The White Hart, Stoke Rd. Mista Messy. 8.30-11pm. Go along for a night of fun and great music.

SOUTHSEA: Victorious Festival, Southsea seafront. 10am-11pm. Featuring Paul Weller, Paloma Faith, Brian Wilson and many more. victoriousfestival.co.uk

WATERLOOVILLE: Cowplain Social Club, London Rd. 9pm. The Marley Experience. £4, non-members £10.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: The Station Theatre, Station Rd. 7.30pm. The Vicar of Dibley. See today.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Rd. 2.30pm and 7pm. Madagascar The Musical. 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 & Western Dance. Dancing to live music. RBL members £5, non-members £6.50. Bar and raffle. 01329 519765

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Weald & Downland Living Museum, Singleton. 10.30am-5.30pm. Charcoal & Woodyard Weekend. See Saturday.

CHICHESTER: Goodwood, Selhurst Park Rd. 11.30pm. Nostalgic Family Summer Fair. See today.

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.

FAREHAM: Peel House Nursing Home, Woodcote Ln. 10am-2pm. Vintage Garden Party. Step back in time to the 1940s with live music, local craft stalls, dancers, children’s entertainment and an array of vintage items such as cars, prams and dolls on display. 01329 667724 info@peelhouse.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Stubbington Ark, Ranvilles Ln. 11am-4pm. Summer fete. Stalls, dog shows (Ark dogs only permitted on site), tombola, face-painting and more. 01329 667 541.

PORT SOLENT: Port Solent car park. 10am-12pm. Fortnightly car meet. Display of supercars, classics, motorbikes and more.

HAVANT: Stockheath Common, Leigh Park. 8am-1pm. Car boot sale (traders set up from 7am). Cars £7, car and trailer £9, vans £9. All pitch money goes to Stockheath Common fireworks display. stockheathfw@hotmail.com.

WICKHAM: The Wickham Centre, Mill Ln. 10am-4pm. Athena Fayres. A wide selection of vintage, antiques and collectables from more than 30 dealers. Hot food available.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends’ Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 12-3.30pm. Art exhibition organised by QA League of Friends. See today.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Museum, 10b North St. 2.30-4.30pm. The Changing Weather – Storms, Tides, Floods, Winds in Emsworth. See today.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Shearer Arms, Shearer Rd. 9-11pm. Kenny Mayes sings 50s and 60s. All welcome. Admission free.

SOUTHSEA: Victorious Festival, Southsea seafront. 10am-11pm. The Prodigy, Years and Years, Embrace and many more. victoriousfestival.co.uk.

WINCHESTER: Humphrey Farms, Hazeley Rd, Twyford. Graze Festival. 11am-11pm. Live music, performing arts, pop-up restaurants and kids’ area for families to enjoy the day. grazefestival.com.

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.

WORKSHOPS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, North Pallant. 1-4pm. Figurative Landscapes Workshop. Explore technicques and experiment with a range of mediums. £17. 01243 774557/pallant.org.uk.

MONDAY

DANCING

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

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Weald & Downland Living Museum, Singleton. 10.30am-5.30pm. Charcoal & Woodyard Weekend. See today.

EASTNEY: Miniature Railway Track, Bransbury Park. 2-5pm. Public passenger rides. See Sunday.

GOSPORT: Stokes Bay, Stokes Bay Rd. 11am. Vehicle Rally/Family Fun Day. Go and see the cars, enjoy the stalls and the children’s entertainment. £3, 50p children under 12, under-threes free. (023) 9258 2788.

HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Park, Station Rd. 10am-2pm. Family fun day and car boot. Tombola, face-painting, donkey rides, go-karts and  more. (023) 9246 7545.

STUBBINGTON: Stubbington Green. Summer fair and donkey derby. 10.30am-12.30pm. A fun day for all the family with craft and food stalls and music from the Gosport Solent Brass.

WATERLOOVILLE: Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton Ln. 10am-4pm. Beer, Bread and Bees. Try home-brewed nettle beer, grinding wheat for flour and watch a beekeeping demonstration (subject to change of activities). Standard entrance prices apply. (023) 9259 8838/ butserancientfarm.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends’ Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art exhibition organised by QA League of Friends. See today.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Museum, 10b North St. 10.30-4.30pm. The Changing Weather – Storms, Tides, Floods, Winds in Emsworth. See today.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Rd. 10am-6pm. Petersfield Arts & Crafts Society Exhibition. See today.

TUESDAY

COFFEE

FAREHAM: Crofton Community Centre, Room 5, Stubbington Ln. 10.30am-12.30pm. Coffee morning for those 60+. Organised by MHA Live at Home Scheme. £2.50. 01329 234409.

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. Lunchtime concert. Judith Wolpe (violin) and Karen Kingsley (piano). 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. 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 kids. 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 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 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/president@solentsoundschorus.org.

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

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

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

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

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 9am-5pm. Mass sale. Many items for sale to raise money for restoration. From wooden chairs, golf clubs to books and costumes. (023) 9273 7370/groundlings.co.uk.

PORT SOLENT: The Boardwalk. 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Justin and the Back to School Disco. Kids, go along and enjoy a disco party and fun and games with Justin at Children’s Parties Portsmouth. portsolent.com.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Stansted House, Stansted Park. 6.30pm. Treasure Island. Take you picnic and blankets, and enjoy the performance of this classic tale for all the family by Boxtree Productions. £10-£14. 01787 259622/stanstedpark.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends’ Coffee Shop, B Level, QA Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art exhibition organised by QA League of Friends. See today.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Rd. 10am-4.30pm. I Do. See today.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Zodiac Suite, Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 12-1pm. Southsea Skiffle Orchestra. Go back in time to the 1920s to the 1950s. Free. (023) 9387 0200/portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

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 on the promenade. 2pm. Walk to Clarence Pier. Suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. Slow to moderate pace, one hour approximately. (2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month only). (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.

WEDNESDAY

DANCING

FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Anne’s Grove. 7.30-9.30pm. Line dancing. Beginners’ class. 01329 315641 / 07710 491 511/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 & 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.

CHICHESTER: Weald & Downland Living Museum, Singleton. 10.30am-5.30pm. Smelly Trail. Following the five senses theme, make a bath bomb, paint a picture using traditionally scented paints and craft your own apothecary bead. Normal admission prices apply. 01243 811363/wealddown.co.uk.

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club, Spur Rd. 7.30pm. 55 Social Club. A social evening for those 55+. Bar available. New members welcome. £2.

EASTNEY: Bransbury Park, Bransbury Rd. 10.30am. Kids Party in the Park. Donkey rides, sweet treats, mascots, fancy dress competition (£1 entry) and more.

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.

HAVANT: Meridian Centre, Elm Ln. 11am-3pm. Circus Pizazz workshop. Loads of fun activities to get involved in and the chance to learn circus skills. Free.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth City Museum, Museum Rd. 11am-4pm. Scalextric Demonstration Day. Join in with the Scalextrix fun in the museum’s activity room. Free.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 9am-5pm. Mass sale. See Tuesday.

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Bransbury Rd. 10.30am-4pm. Fancy dress competition (£1 per entry), children’s entertainment, disco, games and much more. 07733 811 058/kidspartyinthepark@gmail.com.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Rd. 10am. Do Something Different Day. An activity day for older people. Coffee, chat and activities, a fish and chip lunch and a film in the afternoon. £6 (includes lunch). 07710 394 351.

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.

SOUTHSEA: The Wine Vaults, Albert Rd. 6.45-9.30pm. Let’s Paint Sail. Paint for fun while sipping your favourite drink and go home with your own masterpiece. All materials provided. £21.50 per person (online), £23 on the door. Tel: 07713 938 651/ letspaintpompey.com.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends’ Coffee Shop,B Level, QA Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art exhibition organised by QA League of Friends. See today.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Rd. 10am-4.30pm. I Do. See today.

GIGS

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

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries Museum, Fort Nelson,Portsdown Hill Rd. The Victorian Defences of Portsmouth and the Great Portsdown Forts. A talk by Michael Forrest, an expert in Victorian military history and the First World War. £5. 01329 233734.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at Visitor Information Centre, Hard Interchange. 10.30am. Spice Island guided walk. Uncover 800 years of rich Spice Island history and its importance as a major port importing spices from around the world. £3.

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 Centre, Bransbury Park. 10.30-11.30am. Over-50s Pilates. 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.

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.

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: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 9am-5pm. Mass sale. See Tuesday.

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

PORT SOLENT: The Boardwalk. 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm. Silly Scott and the Creation Station. Join in the fun and laughter with Silly Scott’s magic shows. portsolent.com.

SOUTHSEA: St. James’s 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

COSHAM: League of Friends’ Coffee Shop,B Level, QA Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art exhibition organised by QA League of Friends. See today.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Rd. 10am-4.30pm. I Do. See today.

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

PORTSMOUTH: The Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 10am-12pm. Company of Elders Over-60s’ Drama Group. Go along and discover your love for the theatre. (023) 9283 8370.

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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