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TODAY

DANCING

BUCKLAND: Community Centre, Malins Rd. 1.30-4pm. 50/50 ballroom and sequence dancing. £3, refreshments and lunches from 12pm. (023) 9242 5331.

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 11.30am-12.30pm. FiftyFifty. Creative dance for people aged 50 and above. 07708 720711 / AbstractDPA.com.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Court Lane Junior School, Hilary Ave. 7-9pm. Christmas Shopping Event. More than 30 stalls offering Christmas decorations, hampers, personalised gifts, books, beauty products and more. £2.50, includes mulled wine, mince pie and raffle ticket. Adults only.

COSHAM: Memory Lane, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 2-4pm. QA Knitting Group. Creating items for patients from baby hats and jackets to fiddle mitts for dementia patients. 07846 472 423.

PORTSMOUTH: Grammar School. 10am-3pm. Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors Carve In. Discuss carving and share ideas with others. solentguildofwoodcarvers.org.uk.

PURBROOK: Deverell Hall, London Rd. 7.30pm. Horndean & District Amateur Radio Club meeting. hdarc.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, North Pallant. 10am-5pm. Paula Rego: The Sketchbooks. A rare opportunity to see Dame Paula’s preparatory drawings. 01243 774557 / pallant.org.uk.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 12-5pm. PRINTS for PRESENTS. Winter show featuring fine art by the Greenwich Printmakers Association. jackhousegallery.co.uk.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West St. 9.30am-5pm. Oil paintings by Richard Ashworth. Free.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Fargo (18). Jerry Lundegaard’s inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen’s bungling and the persistent police work of mother-to-be Marge Gunderson. no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

boarhunt: Blues Club, Trampers Ln. 9pm. Hideaway Bridges. 07445 861 519 / boarhuntblues.com.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Rd. 9pm. Simple Men. Rock covers band. facebook.com/GoldenEagleSouthsea.

MARKETS

STUBBINGTON: Library, Stubbington Ln. 9am-12pm. Country Market. Home-made cakes, savouries, dairy and gluten-free products, flowers, fruit and vegetables.

STAGE

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Ln. 7.30pm. Daisy Pulls It Off. A comedy presented by Curtain Up! Productions. (023) 9225 3558.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East St. 7.30pm. Death of a Salesman. Presented by The Bench Theatre Company. £9.50, £7.50 concessions. (023) 9247 2700.

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 7.30pm. Jackson: Live in Concert. Talented tribute act Ben recreates the Michael Jackson experience. £19-22. (023) 92264 9000 / newtheatreroyal.com.

WALKS & TALKS

SOUTHSEA: Meet at Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esp. 10.30am. Seafront group walk. Suitable for all. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: St John’s College, Grove Rd South. 7.30pm. St John’s College Politics Society meeting. The society presents a talk by Flick Drummond, who gives her reflections on the unfolding and unpredictable political scene. stjohnscollege.co.uk / (023) 9281 5118.

SATURDAY

BOOKS

ELSON: Library, Chantry Rd. 10am-12pm. Chapter One. Group to read, share, discuss and discover new authors.

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club. Pierre Hollins headlines a bill of top professional comedians. From £14. 0844 847 2362 / portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

CONCERTS

FRATTON: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Rd. 7.30pm. Handel’s Belshazzar. Presented by Portsmouth Choral Union and Southern Pro Musical. £15. (023) 9282 2227.

DANCING

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

wickham: Community Centre, Mill Ln. 7.30-10.30pm. Social dancing. 50/50 ballroom, Latin American and sequence to music by Chris Stanbury. £6, bring your own drinks. 07980 058 310 / ballroomrazzamatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

BAFFINS: St Cuthbert’s Church, Lichfield Rd, PO3 6DE. 10.30am-2.30pm. Christmas Fayre. Grand raffle, refreshments, pickles and preserves, cakes, tombolas and more. 50p, children free.

COSHAM: St Philip’s Church Hall, Hawthorn Cres. 12-3pm. Christmas Fair. Enjoy raffles, tombolas and games, meet Father Christmas in his grotto and buy gifts, home-made cakes and marmalade. 50p.

DRAYTON: Church of the Resurrection, Brecon Ave. 2-4pm. Messy Church. Families welcome with tea or coffee and puzzles to amuse the children linked to a theme of the day. (023) 9275 4130.

GOSPORT: Get Crafty, 23A Rowner Road. 11am-4pm. Get Crafty’s Second Birthday! Pottery painting, face painting, balloons, refreshments and a visit from Princesses Elsa and Jasmine. Free. (023) 9250 3675.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior, Historic Dockyard. 7-11pm. Murder Mystery Night. Use your detective skills to question suspects and solve the crime. £70, includes 3 course dinner. (023) 9277 8610 / specialevents@hmswarrior.org.

southsea: Immanuel Baptist Church, Victoria Rd North. 11am-3pm. Family Fair and Fun Day. Games and activities for the family, including bouncy castle, craft tables, bric-a-brac and more.

STUBBINGTON: Holy Rood Parish Centre, Gosport Rd, PO14 2AS. 10am-12pm. Yuletide Fayre. Stalls including Christmas gifts, books, jigsaws, cakes and more. 30p, all proceeds to church maintenance.

WATERLOOVILLE: Town Centre. 11.15am-5.30pm. Christmas event and lights switch-on. Bands, singers, dancers, lantern making, bubbles, hog roast, craft stalls and a visit from Father Christmas and donkeys.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, North Pallant. 10am-5pm. Paula Rego: The Sketchbooks. See today.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 12-3.30pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Rd. 10.30am-3.30pm. Kids Takeover Event – Collections Day. Local children will have their own collections on display next to the Gallery. Free.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 12-5pm. PRINTS for PRESENTS. See today.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West St. 9.30am-1pm. Oil paintings by Richard Ashworth. Free.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Ln. 10.30am-4.30pm. South Hants Model Railway Exhibition. See a selection of top-class working layouts. Traders also selling items for beginner and advanced modellers. £5. shmrc.org.uk.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. The Party (15). Janet hosts a party to celebrate her new promotion, but once the guests arrive it becomes clear that not everything is going to go down as smoothly as the red wine.

no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Rd. 9pm. Stone Free. ’70s rock covers band. facebook.com/GoldenEagleSouthsea.

MARKETS

PURBROOK: Deverell Hall, London Rd. 10am-12pm. Christmas Market. Various stalls including cakes, raffle, nearly new, books, tombola and tea and coffee. In aid of The Rowans Hospice. (023) 9261 5132.

STAGE

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Ln. 7.30pm. Daisy Pulls It Off. See today.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East St. 7.30pm. Death of a Salesman. See today.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 8pm. The Shift presents Knees Up. Celebrate the camp and the kitsch with cabaret madness bursting at the seams of cheap sequins. £8. (023) 9273 7370 / groundlings.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HILSEA: Meet at the Blue Lagoon at Hilsea Lido. 10.30am. Group walk. Flat, paved route along foreshore to Mountbatten Centre and back. (023) 9284 1762.

COSHAM: St Colman’s Church Hall. 7-10pm. Echeverias, Aloes and Gasterias. British Cactus & Succulent Society presents a talk by Stuart Riley. Free.

SUNDAY

CONCERTS

FRATTON: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Rd. 4-5pm. Melanie Stephenson. Soprano vocalist performs an afternoon recital of her favourite music including Lieder, Operetta and English Art Song. Free.

DANCING

PARK GATE: Royal British Legion, Brook Ln. 7.30-10.30pm. Country & Western dance. £6.50, members £5. Bar and raffle. All welcome. 01329 519 765.

EVENTS

HAVANT: Calvary Chapel, Barncroft Primary School, Park Ln. 10.30am-12.30pm. Worship, The Word and Communion. A service of encouragement and worship. 07879 130 499 / calvaryportsmouth.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, North Pallant. 11am-5pm. Paula Rego: The Sketchbooks. See today.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 12-3.30pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad St. 11am-4pm. Christmas with Crafts in the Tower. Handmade art and artisan craft, plus pop-up vintage tearoom. Free. squaretower.co.uk.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Rd. 7pm-12am. Broken-mic night hosted by Jay Groovara. (023) 9282 0896 / rmatavern.co.uk.

MARKETS

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Rd. 10am-5pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food reared, grown, baked, caught and brewed in Hampshire.

WALKS & TALKS

MILTON: Meet at the Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore group walk through uneven footpaths to the shore. (023) 9284 1762.

MONDAY

DANCING

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

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 9.30-10.15am. Diddi Dance. Pre-school programme for children aged 18 months to four years exploring 16 different dance styles. diddidance.com.

FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Anne’s Grove. 7.30-9.30pm. Intermediate line dancing class. £5. 01329 315641 / urbanlinedance.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Hall, Bury Rd. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.50, includes tea and biscuits.

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre, Station Rd. 7-8pm. Ballroom and latin absolute beginners class. £6. 07505 191596 / dancerevival.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Devonshire Avenue Baptist Church Hall. 7.30-9.30pm. Ballroom and Latin dance classes with Instep Dance Club. £5 per session / £6 for two sessions per person/evening. 07722 040 483.

EVENTS

BUCKLAND: Community Centre, Malins Rd. 10.30am-12.45pm / 4-7pm. JCPF Spiritual Healing Clinic. Free, donations welcome. 07756 852 918 / popinclinic@jcpf.co.uk.

COSHAM: St Colman’s Church Hall. 7.15-9pm. Portsmouth Chorus rehearsal. Some ability to follow music is helpful. Annual subcription £80 with three concerts per year. portsmouthchorus.org.

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

fratton: Community Centre, Trafalgar Pl. 10.30am-12pm. New Age Kurling for the over-60s. £3. (023) 9278 0500.

fratton: Portsmouth Academy, St Mary’s Rd. 7.15-9.15pm. Portsmouth Festival Choir. Join this mixed choir of all ages to sing beautiful music in a companionable atmosphere. First term free. (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 new singers and backstage workers. 01243 574 535.

HILSEA: Mountbatten Centre, Alexandra Park, Alex Way. 12-3pm. Badminton for 50+. Fun games, not league standard. £5. (023) 9320 0401.

PORTCHESTER: Community Centre, West St. 1-3pm. JCPF Spiritual Healing Clinic. 07586 887 181 / popinclinic@jcpf.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Library, Palmerston Rd. 2-4pm. Relax with colouring. Beat stress and aid relaxation. All materials provided.

WIDLEY: Christ Church Hall, London Rd. 1.30-3pm. Reflections Entertainment Group. Seeking new members to perform to associations, parties, day centres and more. Ability to read music not essential. (023) 9242 0070.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West St. 9.30am-5pm. Oil paintings by Richard Ashworth. Free.

GIGS

NORTH BOARHUNT: Village Hall & Social Club, Trampers Ln. 7.30pm. Tide Lines. Four-piece folk band from Scotland. 01329 833625 / forestfolk.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

EMSWORTH: Museum, North St. 7.30pm. Goodwood House: The story of the House and Family. An illustrated talk by Hilly Sloan. £4, members £3. 01243 378091 / emsworthmuseum.org.uk.

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

NORTH END: Meet at The Learning Place, Derby Rd. 12.15pm. Moderate group walk to Stamshaw Foreshore. Not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier-to-pier group walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at Canoe Lake memorial. 1pm. Group walk. Slow short 30 minute walk. (023) 9268 8390.

TUESDAY

COFFEE

GOSPORT: The White Hart, Stoke Rd. 10am-12pm. Rowans Hospice Support Group coffee morning. Home-made cakes, hot drinks and raffle. £2.50.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Catholic Church Hall, South Pl. 10am-1pm. Coffee, Cake and Lunch. In aid of local charities.

DANCING

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

PORTSMOUTH: The Box, Commercial Rd. 6-7pm. Jedha Fit Street Dance Class. High intensity training for all abilities and fitness levels. dmon_tis@hotmail.com.

TITCHFIELD: Community Centre, Mill St. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2, includes tea and biscuits.

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. Havant Pitchpipers. Join this choir which performs at various events in the area. Seeking new members of any age or ability. pitchpipers.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Methodist Church Hall, Kings Rd. 7.30pm. Solent Sounds Ladies Chorus rehearsal. Try some a capella singing with the chorus. First four weeks free, £1 per week after. 01489 891832 / solentsoundschorus.org.

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

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

STAMSHAW: Stamshaw and Tipner Community Centre, Wilson Rd. 7.30-8.30pm. New Yoga Class for Beginners. £5. 07766753638 / portsmouthyogaandmassage.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, North Pallant. 10am-5pm. Paula Rego: The Sketchbooks. See today.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 12-5pm. PRINTS for PRESENTS. See today.

STAGE

COSHAM: St Philip’s Hall, Hawthorn Cres. 7.30pm. Disconnected. A comedy presented by the Highbury Players. £8, concessions £5. 07557 940 520.

petersfield: Townhouse Pub/Bistro, High St. 7.15pm. Write Angle poetry and music open mic night. With Attila the Stockbroker. £6. petersfieldwriteangle.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BUCKLAND: Meet at Buckland Community Centre, Malins Rd. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore group walk with views of Portchester Castle. (023) 9268 8390. EASTNEY: Meet at Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 1pm. Short park-to-park walk. Take a slow stroll to the café at Milton Community Centre. (023) 9268 8390.

fareham: Village Snooker Club, Stubbington Green. 7.30pm. Building and Flying the SR45 Princess Model. Gosport Aviation Society presents a talk by Mike Roach from the Christchurch & District Model Flying Club. 01329 315561.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet outside the Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime group walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. (023) 9268 8390.

WEDNESDAY

DANCING

COWPLAIN: Social Club. 7.30-10pm. Social Dancing. 50/50 ballroom, Latin American and sequence. £2. All standards welcome. 07980 058 310 / ballroomrazzamatazz.co.uk.

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

FAREHAM: Fareham Academy, St Anne’s Grove. 7.30-9.30pm. Line Dancing beginners class.01329 315641 / 07710 491511 / urbanlinedance.co.uk.

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

WALLINGTON: Village Hall. 8.30-10pm. Ballroom and Latin social practice night. £6, includes tea/coffee. 07505 191 596 / dancerevival.co.uk.

EVENTS

CATHERINGTON: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Horndean Camera Club meeting.Activities include guest speakers, competitions, and home evenings where members show their photography skills. horndeancameraclub.org.uk.

FRATTON: Community Centre, Trafalgar Pl. 10am-12pm. Arts and crafts for the over-60s. £3. (023) 9278 0500.

WIDLEY: Christchurch Hall, London Rd. 7.45pm. Solent City Chorus. Looking for male members. 07796 136487 / singingportsmouth.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, North Pallant. 10am-5pm. Paula Rego: The Sketchbooks. See today.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 12-5pm. PRINTS for PRESENTS. See today.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West St. 9.30am-5pm. Oil paintings by Richard Ashworth. Free.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Rd. 8pm. Broadside Folk Club. Acoustic singaround in turn format. Piano available.

STAGE

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

GOSPORT: Dreadnought Theatre, HMS Sultan, Military Rd. 7.30pm. Red Riding Hood. Presented by HMS Sultan Theatre Group. £6, concessions £5. (023) 9254 2488 / sultantheatregroup.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East St. 7.30pm. Death of a Salesman. See today.

WALKS & TALKS

COPNOR: Meet at The Stacey Centre, Walsall Rd. 10.30am. Baffins Pond / Milton Foreshore group walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond, long walk to Milton foreshore. (023) 9268 8390.

HAVANT: Warblington School, Southleigh Rd. 7.30pm. Where Ospreys Dare. Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust presents a talk by expert Andy Lester. £3, includes refreshments. (023) 9225 8457.

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

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Rd. 2-3pm. Keep it in the Family. Talk arranged by the D-Day Museum. £5, concessions £4, book in advance. (023) 9283 4779.

PORT SOLENT: Meet outside Odeon. 2pm. Group walk. Sturdy shoes recommended for areas of uneven ground. (023) 9268 8390.

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

WORKSHOPS

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-12pm. Mini Makers. A world of colour and creativity with stories and craft activities for children aged five and below with their parents or carers. £3. (023) 9277 8080 / aspex.org.uk.

THURSDAY

CLASSES

BUCKLAND: Community Centre, Malins Rd. New Beginners Yoga Class. Suitable for all ages and abilities. £3.50. 07766 753 638.

COFFEE

BRIDGEMARY: Methodist Church, Prideaux-Brune Ave. 12.45-3pm. Afternoon Club. Enjoy a light lunch and tea and cakes with entertainment and activities. £3. 01329 234 409.

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.

CONCERTS

FRATTON: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Rd. 7.30pm. Royal Marines School of Music. (023) 9282 2687.

DANCING

ALVERSTOKE: Alverbank Hotel. 8-11pm. Salsa class. Beginners’ and improvers’ lessons with Salsa Synergy UK. £6. 07979 800 299.

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

EASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 4.15-6.15pm. Abstract Dance and Performing Arts. Street and commercial dance for children aged five to 11 years. 07708 720 711 / AbstractDPA.com.

STUBBINGTON: Methodist Church Hall, Mays Ln. 9.30am-12.30pm. Line Dancing combined class. 01329 315641 / 07710 491511 / urbanlinedance.co.uk.

WATERLOOVILLE: St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Padnell Rd. 7-8pm. Ballroom and Latin beginners class. 07505 191 596 / dancerevival.co.uk.

EVENTS

COPNOR: The Stacey Centre, Walsall Rd. 11.30am-1.30pm. Lunch Club. A fresh, homemade two-course lunch, tea and coffee, raffle ticket and a game of bingo or entertainment. £5. (023) 9261 7890.

COSHAM: Library, Spur Rd. 2-4pm. Relax with colouring. For adults. Beat stress and aid relaxation. All materials provided. (023) 9268 8259.

FRATTON: Community Centre, Trafalgar Pl. 10.30am-12pm. Singing for Wellbeing. A fun, easy singing session for people aged 60 and above. £3. (023) 9278 0500.

FRATTON: Community Centre, Trafalgar Pl. 2-4pm. Friendship Club for the over-60s. £3. (023) 9278 0500.

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

SOUTHSEA: St James’ Church Hall, Milton Rd. 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

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, North Pallant. 10am-8pm. Paula Rego: The Sketchbooks. A rare opportunity to see Dame Paula’s preparatory drawings. 01243 774557 / pallant.org.uk.

COSHAM: League of Friends Coffee Shop, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Paintings and prints by Sarah Kean. Free, volunteers wanted. (023) 9238 7284.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Jack House Gallery, High St. 12-5pm. PRINTS for PRESENTS. Winter show featuring fine art by the Greenwich Printmakers Association. jackhousegallery.co.uk.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West St. 9.30am-5pm. Oil paintings by Richard Ashworth. Free.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard. 4.15pm. Pecking Order (PG). Documentary showing the challenges faced by a group of zealous Kiwi chicken breeders hell bent on victory at the 2015 National Poultry Show. no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Rd. 7pm-12am. Broken-mic night hosted by Jay Groovara. Bands need to book in advance. (023) 9282 0896 / rmatavern.co.uk.

MARKETS

EMSWORTH: Baptist Church Hall, North St. 10am-11.30am. Emsworth Country Market. With cakes, savouries, preserves, fresh local meat, eggs, plants and crafts. Refreshments available.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, St George’s Walk. 9.30-11.30am. St George’s Market. With home-produced crafts, jewellery, cards, cakes, plants, preserves, honey and eggs.

STAGE

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

HAMBLEDON: Village Hall, West St. 8pm. Dick Barton Special Agent. Presented by Hambledon Arts Society Drama Group. (023) 9263 2306.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East St. 7.30pm. Death of a Salesman. See today.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent St. 10am-12pm. Company of Elders. Discover your love for the theatre with this drama group for people aged 60 and above. (023) 9283 8370.

WALKS & TALKS

gosport: Discovery Centre, High St. 7.30pm. An Evening with An Immigrant. Storytelling by Inua Ellams. Suitable for people aged 15 and above. £10.

HILSEA: Meet in Scott Road car park, off Military Rd. 10.30am. Hilsea Lines group walk. Uneven footpaths take you around Foxes Forest where there is an abundance of wildlife. (023) 9268 8390.

HILSEA: Meet at the Mountbatten Centre entrance of Alexandra Park. 6.30pm. Group walk. Flat, paved circular route follows the shore line up to Hilsea Lido and back. (023) 9284 8390.

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