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SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. The Wolf Cub Club. Free admission. (023) 9286 3911.


EMSWORTH: St James’s Church, Church Path. 7.15pm. Live broadcast of BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions.

FAREHAM: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane. 9am-midday. Stubbington Country Market. Freshly-made cakes and dairy products. Hand-made crafts.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-5pm. Junior Assault Course. Obstacle course suitable for children of 3+. Admission: £3.50. Handling sessions. Get up close to the collection and discover the stories behind them. 01329 233734.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 11.15am and 1.30pm. Guided Tours. Explore the 19-acre fort and get an insight into the history and lives of the people who lived and worked there. Admission: adults: £3, under-16s free. 01329 233734.

FAREHAM: Hill Park Memorial Working Men’s Club, Highlands Road. 8pm. Charity race and quiz night. In aid of Dreams Come True Children’s Charity.

HILSEA: Jubilee Splashpool, Hilsea Lido, London Road. 11am-6pm. For children up to eight. Two shallow pools (no deeper than five inches). Play features and rubber safety surfaces. Toilets and baby-changing facilities. Picnic tables, seats and refreshments. Free admission and free parking. (023) 9266 2440 or bluelagoon@hilsea-lido.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am-4.30pm. Family activity area. Children’s play will include costumed role-play, toys, games and colouring sheets. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket. (023) 9272 8060.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 11am-midday. Telescope Tales. Session for younger children with interactive story telling, role play and object handling. Free for under-5s. (023) 9298 4615.

PORTSMOUTH: Paulsgrove Prime Time, Healthy Living Centre, Allaway Avenue. 2pm-4pm. Over-50s social club. £2. Meet new people, try activities and enjoy a chat over a cup of tea and cake.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 5pm-8pm. Home Town. Acoustic night with local singers. Latin American food available.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Get Me Out of Here – Commando Survival. Learn how to survive in hot conditions in the jungle and desert-themed survival activities. Admission: adults £7, children £4. (023) 9281 9385.


COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Until August 2. Art exhibition featuring paintings by ‘Belinda’ and Barbara Pearman.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’s work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-5pm. Ebb and Flow. Art exhibition to commemorate and highlight Gosport’s role in D-Day. (023) 9252 3463.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Anglican Cathedral, High Street. 10am-6pm. Philip Jackson art exhibition. Donation of £5. Money goes to the Rowans Hospice. (023) 9223 7146.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Lindsay Taylor’s textile exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.


HAVANT: The Curlew, Petersfield Road. 9pm. M27. Five-piece acoustic band. Free admission. (023) 9248 4502.

OLD PORTSMOUTH:Square Tower, Broad Street. 7.15pm. Andrew Duhon. American singer/songwriter. Admission: £10 in advance or £12 on the door. (023) 9238 2888.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. The James Hunter Six. Admission: £17 in advance or £19 on the door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Damian Lodrock band. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 8.30pm. This Way Up. Blues. Free admission. (023) 9282 0896.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Trevor John. Rock/pop trio. facebook.com/goldeneaglesouthsea.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. The Wolf Cub Club. Free admission is free. (023) 9286 3911.


CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Amadeus. Admission: from £15. 01243 181312.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Miss Julie and Black Comedy. Admission: £24. 01243 181312.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 7.30pm. Measure for Measure. Musical theatre production of Shakespeare’s play. (023) 9247 2700.

GOSPORT: 17th Century Village, Grange Farm, Rowner. 7.30pm. Macbeth. Perfomed by the Villagers’ Open Air Drama Group. All profits to local charities. Admission: £7. (023) 9252 6573.


PORTSMOUTH: meet at the Farlington Marshes, second car park. 10.30am. Walk across farmland and the footpaths around the marshes. Wear suitable footwear. Led by volunteer walkers. Organised by the Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9284 1762.