What’s on for Friday, June 26-Thursday, July 2, 2015

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FRIDAY

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut, opposite Sainsburys. 7.30pm-9pm. Solent Bonsai Society 37th Club Show. With other invited Bonsai clubs from Chichester, Eastleigh and Wessex. Sales room, refreshments. Admission and parking free. Visit solentbonsai.co.uk or contact Keith Hartley on (023) 9264 0985 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Paulsgrove Healthy Living Centre, Allaway Avenue. 2pm-4pm. Paulsgrove Friendship Club. Tea, cake and great conversation. Admission £2. Contact (023) 9268 8705 for more details.

SOUTHSEA: The Omega Centre, PO5 4LP. 11.30am-3pm. Clay Station session. Four hour session in the ceramic studio. Membership fee £50, £30 concessions plus £9.50 per session, £7 concessions. Contact 07582 271420 or email clay.station@mail.com 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. The Alresford Monday painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph from 2002 to 2012. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org for more information about the exhibition.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, PO12 2AS. 10am-4.30pm. First Out, Last In. Exhibition focusing on the role of the Royal Navy’s submarines during the First World War. See objects, photographs, rare images and personal accounts. Admission free with valid museum ticket. Contact (023) 9251 0354 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gallery @ Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. It also reveals Paul’s own projects influenced by British folklore and landscapes. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

GOSPORT: Gallery@Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. W. L. Wyllie. An exhibition of prints and original artworks by W. L. Wyllie, one of the country’s foremost artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. In partnership with White Dog Gallery, Lee-on-the-Solent. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. 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. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

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: The Arts Lodge, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road, PO1 3HJ. 10am-5pm. David Sinclair – Jazz Photographs. A range of intimate pictures of some of the most famous jazz musicians in the world. Admission free. Contact (023) 9287 0880 or visit artandsoultraders.com for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Pie & Vinyl Poster Show: Gig Posters From Around The World. An exhibition of framed works of contemporary studios from all over the world: North, Central and South America, Europe and across the UK. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Illustrated - Neal Layton. Award-winning, Southsea-based illustrator Neal Layton will be displaying some of his original artworks from ‘Monster’, ‘Rover’ and ‘Howler’ by acclaimed author Michael Rosen, published by Bloomsbury. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Rock Shots: The Portsmouth Music Experience Gallery. Exhibiting 50 years of music photography in Portsmouth and featuring photography by Bob Aylott, Oana Damir, Joe Watson, Kevin Purdy, Steve Whale, Nigel Grundy, Paul Windsor, Tom Langford, Terry Aldridge, Robbie Robertson and Hannah Mesquitta. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. A Hard Choice: Stories Behind Portsmouth’s Collections of Art and Design. Showcasing the diversity of Portsmouth’s collections, Rosalinda Hardiman reveals the stories behind the objects and the hidden world of the curator. The exhibition will share her knowledge and joy in museum collections. Fine and decorative art will feature strongly.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5pm. Gallipoli: Myth And Memory. An exhibition telling the Royal Navy’s misunderstood story of the bloody Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 which was a major failure and caused over 200,000 Allied casualties with many deaths coming from disease. Admission free with valid ticket.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Library, third floor gallery, Guildhall Square, PO1 2DX. 9am-9pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-5.30pm Friday, 9am-5pm Saturday. Nature Exposed. Photographic exhibition by Dr Asim K. Dasgupta showcasing 30 photographs that capture the beauty of nature in its myriad forms. Admission free. Contact (023) 9268 8057 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, PO1 2AB. 9am-6pm. Spice Island Art Trail. Pop-up exhibition of winning pieces from this year’s Portsmouth Festivities Spice Island Art Trail. The best of the best Hampshire art, selected by judges from local arts organisations including Art Space Portsmouth, Aspex Gallery, Guildhall Cultural Trust and Strong Island. Admission free. Visit portsmouthfestivities.co.uk for more information.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. Monster. Rock covers band.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 7.30pm. A Damsel In Distress. Uplifting musical comedy. A tribute to English love with all its eccentricities. Based on the novel by P.G. Wodehouse, with songs by George and Ira Gershwin. Tickets £15-£48. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Educating Rita. Adapted from Willy Russell’s comic novel. World-weary lecturer, Frank, has never met anyone like plain-speaking hairdresser Rita - until the Open University brings them together. Starring Lenny Henry. Tickets £15-£48. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 7.30pm. Cider With Rosie. Presented by HumDrum. In 1917 The Great War is nearing its end. Three-year old Laurie Lee arrives in the village of Slad with his mother and the rest of his family – and thus begins his classic biographical story of childhood; from naive youth to his seduction by Rosie Burdock under the hay-wagon. Tickets £9, £8 concessions. Visit thespring.co.uk for more information.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road. 7.30pm. Don’t Forget To Be Awesome. One act plays written and performed by Hayling Island Young Actors. Contact (023) 9246 6363 for more information.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road, GU31 4EA. 7.30pm. Acorn Antiques: The Musical. Musical by Victoria Wood, performed by Denmead Operatic Society. Contact (023) 9225 3558 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

FARLINGTON: Meet at third car park at Farlington Marshes. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes walk. Wear sturdy shoes for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. 5pm-7pm. Local history walks. Local historian Lesley Burton takes you on an informative walking tour of Gosport and the surrounding areas with a few surprises along the way.

Tickets £25 for five walks. Contact (023) 9252 3463 for bookings and more information.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at The Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade, PO5 3ST. 10.30am. Seafront walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team.

SATURDAY

CONCERTS

EMSWORTH: St James’s Church, PO10 7DP. 7.30pm. In an English Country Garden. English music for a summer evening performed by Cantemus Choir, including Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs and music by Elgar, Stanford, Gilbert and Sullivan and many others from Byrd to Beatles. Tickets £8, available by calling (023) 9246 3531 and on the door. For more information visit cantemushavant.moonfruit.com

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, PO3 5XT. 8pm-11pm. Saturday dance. 50/50, ballroom and sequence. Admission £4, you can bring your own drinks. Raffle, tea, coffee and snacks sold in the break. Large car park. Contact 07980 058310 or visit ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk for more information.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West Street, PO16 7UE. 7.30pm. The Madding Crowd: With Wellington We’ll Go! To mark the 200th anniversary of Waterloo, this programme of music, dance and

contemporary accounts gives lively insights into what life in Hampshire was like for Wellington after his great battle. Admission £8.50 to include light refreshments. Tickets available from Holy Trinity Parish Office, in aid of High Time appeal to restore church clock and tower. Contact 01329 232688 or email office@htscf.org.uk for more information.

HAVANT:St Francis Church, Riders Lane, Leigh Park, PO9 4QT. Summer Fair.

HAVANT: St Joseph’s Church Hall & Grounds, 134 West Street, PO9 1LP. Midday-3pm. Summer Fair. Grand draw, barbeque, cream teas, Thomas the Tank Engine model railway and home produce. Proceeds to Hampshire Air Ambulance and Iraqi Christian Refugees.

HAVANT: Staunton Country Park, Middle Park Way, PO9 5HB. 10am-midday. Wildlife Watch. Wildlife-themed and outdoor activities for children aged five-15 years. The activities are based mostly outdoors, in natural surroundings. Come prepared with a waterproof coat and some wellies. Suggested donation £3 per child. For further details, contact June Williams on (023) 9241 3442.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5.30pm. Armed Forces Day. Displays & activities within the attraction. Admission free for all Action Stations or Historic Dockyard ticket holders. For further information on Portsmouth Historic Dockyard tickets visit historicdockyard.co.uk or contact (023) 9283 9766.

PORTSMOUTH: King George Playing Field. 11am-11pm. Portsmouth Summer Show. Performances from boy band Blue, Professor Green, Alesha Dixon,

X factor’s Matt Cardle, Lucy Spraggan, Luke Friend and Mollie Scott. Fairground, petting zoo, donkey rides, face painting, circus skills, arts and crafts, dance and more. On the Casemates stage there will be performances from RemedySounds, The Folsom, Megan Linford, Jerry Williams and more. Standard ticket £7, five-15 years £5, under 5s, £1. Visit portsmouthsummershow.co.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Excellent, Whale Island. 7.30pm. Sophia Cook charity night. In aid of Sophia Cook, a local four-year-old girl with Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy, who needs funds raised for her extensive physiotherapy- not funded on the NHS. Evening of live performances from local band Isthison, Portsmouth duo 6ft 4-11 1/2 and solo artist Lucy in the Sky. Tickets are £10 for adults and £5 for children. For bookings and information email lucyinthesky90@hotmail.co.uk or call 078030 86636.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The Alresford Monday painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Museum, 10b North Street, PO10 7DD. Sat 10.30am-4.30pm, Sun 2.30pm-4.30pm. Monty Reed: local teacher 1934 - 1956. Monty Reed was born in 1913 and after teacher training college started teaching at the Council School in Emsworth in 1934. He was a very popular teacher who always gave time to help his pupils with their academic work but also encouraged them to take part in sport and outdoor activities. Admission free, stairlift available. Visit emsworthmuseum.org.uk for more information.

GOSPORT: Gallery@Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. W. L. Wyllie. An exhibition of prints and original artworks by W. L. Wyllie, one of the country’s foremost 19th and 20th centuries. In partnership with White Dog Gallery, Lee-on-the-Solent. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. 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. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

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: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Pie & Vinyl Poster Show: Gig Posters From Around The World. An exhibition of framed works of contemporary studios from all over the world: North, Central and South America, Europe and across the UK. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Illustrated - Neal Layton. Award-winning, Southsea-based illustrator Neal Layton will be displaying some of his original artworks from ‘Monster’, ‘Rover’ and ‘Howler’ by acclaimed author Michael Rosen, published by Bloomsbury. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Rock Shots: The Portsmouth Music Experience Gallery. Exhibiting 50 years of music photography in Portsmouth and featuring photography by Bob Aylott, Oana Damir, Joe Watson, Kevin Purdy, Steve Whale, Nigel Grundy, Paul Windsor, Tom Langford, Terry Aldridge, Robbie Robertson and Hannah Mesquitta. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Library, third floor gallery, Guildhall Square, PO1 2DX. 9am-9pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-5.30pm Friday, 9am-5pm Saturday. Nature Exposed. Photographic exhibition by Dr Asim K. Dasgupta showcasing 30 photographs that capture the beauty of nature in its myriad forms. Admission free. Contact (023) 9268 8057 for more information.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. The Blue Road. Live music from a rock and blues band. Visit goldeneaglesouthsea.co.uk for more information.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. A Damsel In Distress. Uplifting musical comedy. A tribute to English love with all its eccentricities. Based on the novel by P.G. Wodehouse, with songs by George and Ira Gershwin. Tickets £15-£48. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 2.45pm and 7.45pm. Educating Rita. Adapted from Willy Russell’s comic novel. World-weary lecturer, Frank, has never met anyone like plain-speaking hairdresser Rita - until the Open University brings them together. Starring Lenny Henry. Tickets £15-£48. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Cider With Rosie. Presented by HumDrum. In 1917 The Great War is nearing its end. Three-year old Laurie Lee arrives in the village of Slad with his mother and the rest of his family – and thus begins his classic biographical story of childhood; from naive youth to his seduction by Rosie Burdock under the hay-wagon. Tickets £9, £8 concessions. Visit thespring.co.uk for more information.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Don’t Forget To Be Awesome. One act plays written and performed by Hayling Island Young Actors. Contact (023) 9246 6363 for more information.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road, GU31 4EA. 2pm & 7.30pm. Acorn Antiques: The Musical. Musical by Victoria Wood, performed by Denmead Operatic Society. Contact (023) 9225 3558 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. 5pm-7pm. Local history walks. Local historian Lesley Burton takes you on an informative walking tour of Gosport and the surrounding areas with a few surprises along the way.

Tickets £25 for five walks. Contact (023) 9252 3463 for bookings and more information.

SUNDAY

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court, off Castle Street. 7pm-9pm. Ballroom dance. Admission £3.50, including tea and cake. Contact (023) 9235 1162 for more information.

EXHIBITIONS

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Museum, 10b North Street, PO10 7DD. Sat 10.30am-4.30pm, Sun 2.30pm-4.30pm. Monty Reed: local teacher 1934 - 1956. Monty Reed was born in 1913 and after teacher training college started teaching at the Council School in Emsworth in 1934. He was a very popular teacher who always gave time to help his pupils with their academic work but also encouraged them to take part in sport and outdoor activities. Admission free, stairlift available. Visit emsworthmuseum.org.uk for more information.

FILMS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Square Tower, Broad Street, PO1 2JE. 4pm. The Book Of Life (U). In the Mexican town of San Angel, Manolo Maria and Joaquin have been friends since childhood. Although their lives have taken different paths, one thing remains the same. Manolo and Joaquin both want to marry Maria. Little does the trio know that battling husband-and-wife deities have made a high-stakes wager on the love triangle’s outcome. Tickets £6. Contact 07528 808400 or visit portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk for more information.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Square Tower, Broad Street, PO1 2JE. 6pm. Altman (15). Documentary exploring and celebrating the 50 year journey of one of the most important and influential directors in the history of cinema. The term Altmanesque denotes a style characterised by dark humor, chaotic choreography, overlapping, sometimes murky dialogue, multi-layered storylines, iconoclastic characters, omniscient cinematography, and a seat-of-the-pants ensemble approach to imagining and crafting a film. Tickets £6. Contact 07528 808400 or visit portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk for more information.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. 8.30pm. AlleyCats. Open mic night. Visit goldeneaglesouthsea.co.uk for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. 5pm-7pm. Local history walks. Local historian Lesley Burton takes you on an informative walking tour of Gosport and the surrounding areas with a few surprises along the way.

Tickets £25 for five walks. Contact (023) 9252 3463 for bookings and more information.

PORTSMOUTH: The Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore walk. A brisk walk over uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team.

MONDAY

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Association, Wootton Road, PO6 3AP. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s modern sequence dance club. Tuition of new dances included. New members welcome. Admission £2.50, tea and biscuits included. Contact (023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: Thorngate hall, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea dance. Admission £2.50 including tea and biscuit.

SOUTHSEA: Devonshire Avenue Baptist Church hall, on the corner of Winter Road, PO4 9ED. 7.30-8.30pm. Ballroom and Latin Dance classes. With Instep Dance Club. Beginners 7.30 pm-8.30 pm; free practice dance 8.30 pm-8.45 pm; improvers 8.45 pm-9.30 pm. Admission £5 per session or £6 for two sessions per person/evening. Contact (023) 9264 9991.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, in Asda car park. 8pm. Waterlooville Folk Dance Group. Come along on your own or with a partner, no country dancing experience necessary. Admission £3. For further information contact Jane Tull (023) 9225 8056.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Cosham Library, Spur Road. 2pm-4pm. Craft group. Craft, tea, cake and a warm welcome. Telephone (023) 9268 8705 for more details.

NORTH END: North End Baptist Church, Powerscourt Road. 10am-midday. Copnor coffee club for the over 50s. Tea, cake, activites and a warm welcome. Admission £2. Telephone (023) 9268 8705 for more details.

PORTSMOUTH: Landport Community Centre, Charles Street, Landport, PO1 1JD. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connor’s Toy Libraries. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft, other activities and a healthy snack. Admission £2 per family per week. Outreach support provided for

unconfident or vulnerable families. Contact (023) 9283 2926 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. The Alresford Monday painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph from 2002 to 2012. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org for more information about the exhibition.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, PO12 2AS. 10am-4.30pm. First Out, Last In. Exhibition focusing on the role of the Royal Navy’s submarines during the First World War. See objects, photographs, rare images and personal accounts. Admission free with valid museum ticket. Contact (023) 9251 0354 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gallery @ Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. It also reveals Paul’s own projects influenced by British folklore and landscapes. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

GOSPORT: Gallery@Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. W. L. Wyllie. An exhibition of prints and original artworks by W. L. Wyllie, one of the country’s foremost artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. In partnership with White Dog Gallery, Lee-on-the-Solent. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. 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. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

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: The Arts Lodge, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road, PO1 3HJ. 10am-5pm. David Sinclair – Jazz Photographs. A range of intimate pictures of some of the most famous jazz musicians in the world. Admission free. Contact (023) 9287 0880 or visit artandsoultraders.com for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Pie & Vinyl Poster Show: Gig Posters From Around The World. An exhibition of framed works of contemporary studios from all over the world: North, Central and South America, Europe and across the UK. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Illustrated - Neal Layton. Award-winning, Southsea-based illustrator Neal Layton will be displaying some of his original artworks from ‘Monster’, ‘Rover’ and ‘Howler’ by acclaimed author Michael Rosen, published by Bloomsbury. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Rock Shots: The Portsmouth Music Experience Gallery. Exhibiting 50 years of music photography in Portsmouth and featuring photography by Bob Aylott, Oana Damir, Joe Watson, Kevin Purdy, Steve Whale, Nigel Grundy, Paul Windsor, Tom Langford, Terry Aldridge, Robbie Robertson and Hannah Mesquitta. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. A Hard Choice: Stories Behind Portsmouth’s Collections of Art and Design. Showcasing the diversity of Portsmouth’s collections, Rosalinda Hardiman reveals the stories behind the objects and the hidden world of the curator. The exhibition will share her knowledge and joy in museum collections. Fine and decorative art will feature strongly.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5pm. Gallipoli: Myth And Memory. An exhibition telling the Royal Navy’s misunderstood story of the bloody Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 which was a major failure and caused over 200,000 Allied casualties with many deaths coming from disease. Admission free with valid ticket.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Library, third floor gallery, Guildhall Square, PO1 2DX. 9am-9pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-5.30pm Friday, 9am-5pm Saturday. Nature Exposed. Photographic exhibition by Dr Asim K. Dasgupta showcasing 30 photographs that capture the beauty of nature in its myriad forms. Admission free. Contact (023) 9268 8057 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, PO1 2AB. 9am-6pm. Spice Island Art Trail. Pop-up exhibition of winning pieces from this year’s Portsmouth Festivities Spice Island Art Trail. The best of the best Hampshire art, selected by judges from local arts organisations including Art Space Portsmouth, Aspex Gallery, Guildhall Cultural Trust and Strong Island. Admission free. Visit portsmouthfestivities.co.uk for more information.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 7.45pm. Educating Rita. Adapted from Willy Russell’s comic novel. World-weary lecturer, Frank, has never met anyone like plain-speaking hairdresser Rita - until the Open University brings them together. Starring Lenny Henry. Tickets £15-£48. Visit cft.org.uk or call 01243 781312 for bookings and more information.

WALKS & TALKS

FRATTON: Meet at The Bridge Centre, Fratton, 10.30am. Victoria Park walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. 5pm-7pm. Local history walks. Local historian Lesley Burton takes you on an informative walking tour of Gosport and the surrounding areas with a few surprises along the way.

Tickets £25 for five walks. Contact (023) 9252 3463 for bookings and more information.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at Angel Memorial by bus terminus. 1pm. Canoe lake short walk. Slow short walk to the canoe lake cafe. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to pier walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Walk. Towards Eastney along the promenade. Suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

TUESDAY

CONCERTS

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West Street, PO16 0EL. 1.05pm-1.50pm. Lunchtime concert. Speranza – chamber music for piano, flute and cello. Admission free, retiring collection in aid of High Time appeal to restore tower and clock at Holy Trinity Church. Contact parish office on 01329 232688, or email office@htscf.org.uk for more information.

DANCING

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea dance. Admission £2, including tea and biscuit.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: St Francis Church, Hall Northern Parade, Hilsea. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connor’s Toy Libraries. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft, other activities and a healthy snack. Admission £2 per family per week. Outreach support provided for

unconfident or vulnerable families. Contact (023) 9283 2926 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: St Nicholas Church Hall, Battenburg Avenue. 7.30pm. Solent Male voice choir. Rehearsal evening. The choir is recruiting for new members. Call (023) 9246 0985 for more information about the group.

PORTSMOUTH: 63 Howard Road, PO2 9PR. 10.30am-12.30pm. Social group for the over 50s. For tea, cake and a warm welcome. Admission £2. Telephone (023) 9268 8705 for more details.

SOUTHSEA: The Omega Centre, PO5 4LP. 4pm-8pm. Clay Station session. Four hour session in the ceramic studio. Membership fee £50, £30 concessions plus £9.50 per session, £7 concessions. Contact 07582 271420 or email clay.station@mail.com 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. The Alresford Monday painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph from 2002 to 2012. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org for more information about the exhibition.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, PO12 2AS. 10am-4.30pm. First Out, Last In. Exhibition focusing on the role of the Royal Navy’s submarines during the First World War. See objects, photographs, rare images and personal accounts. Admission free with valid museum ticket. Contact (023) 9251 0354 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gallery @ Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. It also reveals Paul’s own projects influenced by British folklore and landscapes. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

GOSPORT: Gallery@Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. W. L. Wyllie. An exhibition of prints and original artworks by W. L. Wyllie, one of the country’s foremost artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. In partnership with White Dog Gallery, Lee-on-the-Solent. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. 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. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

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: The Arts Lodge, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road, PO1 3HJ. 10am-5pm. David Sinclair – Jazz Photographs. A range of intimate pictures of some of the most famous jazz musicians in the world. Admission free. Contact (023) 9287 0880 or visit artandsoultraders.com for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Pie & Vinyl Poster Show: Gig Posters From Around The World. An exhibition of framed works of contemporary studios from all over the world: North, Central and South America, Europe and across the UK. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Illustrated - Neal Layton. Award-winning, Southsea-based illustrator Neal Layton will be displaying some of his original artworks from ‘Monster’, ‘Rover’ and ‘Howler’ by acclaimed author Michael Rosen, published by Bloomsbury. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Rock Shots: The Portsmouth Music Experience Gallery. Exhibiting 50 years of music photography in Portsmouth and featuring photography by Bob Aylott, Oana Damir, Joe Watson, Kevin Purdy, Steve Whale, Nigel Grundy, Paul Windsor, Tom Langford, Terry Aldridge, Robbie Robertson and Hannah Mesquitta. Admission free.

WEDNESDAY

DANCING

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Association, 10 Maurepas Way, situated on ASDA Car Park, PO7 7AY. 7.45pm-10.15pm. W.A.C.A. Sequence Dance Club. New members and visitors welcome. Tuition included. Tea and biscuits available. Admission £3. Contact Michael on (023) 9271 0060 for more information.

EVENTS

FRATTON: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place, off Clive Road. 10am-midday. Arts and crafts. Something different to do each week. Admission £3. Contact (023) 9278 0500 for more details.

PORTSMOUTH: Drayton Centre, 238 Havant Road, Drayton. 9.30am-11.30am. Connor’s Toy Libraries. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft, other activities and a healthy snack. Admission £2 per family per week. Outreach support provided for

unconfident or vulnerable families. Contact (023) 9283 2926 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Stamshaw Community Centre, 69 Wilson Road. 10.15am-11.45am. Stamshaw kurlers.

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 2pm-4pm. The Natterjacks. Offering friendship, activities and speakers. £2 admission. Call (023) 9268 8705 for more details.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The Alresford Monday painting group. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am-4pm. They That Are Left. Photographic exhibition by Brian David Stevens showing portraits of war veterans taken on Remembrance Sunday at The Cenotaph from 2002 to 2012. Admission free. Visit royalarmouries.org for more information.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, PO12 2AS. 10am-4.30pm. First Out, Last In. Exhibition focusing on the role of the Royal Navy’s submarines during the First World War. See objects, photographs, rare images and personal accounts. Admission free with valid museum ticket. Contact (023) 9251 0354 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gallery @ Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. It also reveals Paul’s own projects influenced by British folklore and landscapes. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery.

GOSPORT: Gallery@Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. W. L. Wyllie. An exhibition of prints and original artworks by W. L. Wyllie, one of the country’s foremost artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. In partnership with White Dog Gallery, Lee-on-the-Solent. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery 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. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. 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. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

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: The Arts Lodge, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road, PO1 3HJ. 10am-5pm. David Sinclair - Jazz Photographs. A range of intimate pictures of some of the most famous jazz musicians in the world. Admission free. Contact (023) 9287 0880 or visit artandsoultraders.com for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Pie & Vinyl Poster Show: Gig Posters From Around The World. An exhibition of framed works of contemporary studios from all over the world: North, Central and South America, Europe and across the UK. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Illustrated - Neal Layton. Award winning, Southsea based illustrator Neal Layton will be displaying some of his original artworks from ‘Monster’, ‘Rover’ and ‘Howler’ by acclaimed author Michael Rosen, published by Bloomsbury. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Rock Shots: The Portsmouth Music Experience Gallery. Exhibiting 50 years of music photography in Portsmouth and featuring photography by Bob Aylott, Oana Damir, Joe Watson, Kevin Purdy, Steve Whale, Nigel Grundy, Paul Windsor, Tom Langford, Terry Aldridge, Robbie Robertson and Hannah Mesquitta. Admission free, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 10am-5pm. A Hard Choice: Stories Behind Portsmouth’s Collections Of Art And Design. Showcasing the diversity of Portsmouth’s collections, Rosalinda reveals the stories behind the objects and the hidden world of the curator. The exhibition will share her knowledge and joy in museum collections. Fine and decorative art will feature strongly.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5pm. Gallipoli: Myth And Memory. An exhibition telling the Royal Navy’s misunderstood story of the bloody Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 which was a major failure and caused over 200,000 Allied casualties with many deaths coming from disease. Admission free with valid ticket.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Central Library, third floor gallery, Guildhall Square, PO1 2DX. 9am-9pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-5.30pm Friday, 9am-5pm Saturday. Nature Exposed. Photographic exhibition by Dr Asim K. Dasgupta showcasing 30 photographs that capture the beauty of nature in its myriad forms. Admission free. Contact (023) 9268 8057.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, PO1 3LJ. 10am-5pm. Gallipoli: Myth And Memory. An exhibition telling the Royal Navy’s misunderstood story of the bloody Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 which was a major failure and caused over 200,000 Allied casualties with many deaths coming from disease. Admission free with valid dockyard ticket.

STAGE

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 7.30pm. Cider With Rosie. Presented by HumDrum. In 1917 The Great War is nearing its end. Three-year old Laurie Lee arrives in the village of Slad with his mother and the rest of his family – and thus begins his classic biographical story of childhood; from naive youth to his seduction by Rosie Burdock under the hay-wagon. Tickets £9, £8 concessions. Visit thespring.co.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: The Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Road, PO1 3BS. 8pm. Comedy Of Errors. Shakespeare’s furiously paced comedy sees two sets of twins separated at birth collide in the same city without meeting for one crazy day, as multiple mistaken identities lead to confusion on a grand scale. Tickets £14, concessions £12, children £10. For more information visit groundlings.co.uk

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road, PO5 2QJ. 7pm. The Wizard Of Oz. Musical performed by the Kings Youth Theatre. Call (023) 9282 8282 or visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

COPNOR: Meet at The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 10.30am. Baffins pond/Milton foreshore walk. Shorter, slower walk to Baffins Pond, ideal for buggies or wheelchairs or a longer, faster walk to Milton foreshore. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team.

FAREHAM: The Seagull Public House bus stop. 10.24. CHA Walking Club. Linear walk to Fareham via Boarhunt. Five to six miles. Contact (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, PO12 1BT. 5pm-7pm. Local history walks. Local historian Lesley Burton takes you on an informative walking tour of Gosport and the surrounding areas with a few surprises along the way. Tickets £25 for five walks. Contact (023) 9252 3463 for bookings and more information.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Meet at the Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Old Portsmouth walk. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team.

PORT SOLENT: Meet at The Odeon Cinema. 2pm. Port Solent walk. Suitable for beginners but does include an area of uneven ground, sturdy shoes recommended. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team.

SOUTHSEA: Meet outside Canoe Lake Cafe, St Helens Parade. 10.30am. Canoe lake/Southsea seafront walk. Walk through the rose garden and rock garden, suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence & Wellbeing Team.

THURSDAY

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road, Horndean. 2pm – 4pm. Tea dance. With sequence dances and some ballroom. Admission £2.50 which includes refreshments. Contact (023) 9226 6177 for more information.

EVENTS

COPNOR: The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 11.30am-1.30pm. Lunch Club. Homemade lunch and dessert with entertainment afterwards, which can include bingo, a quiz or a guest speaker. Admission £3.95. (023) 9261 7890.

FRATTON: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place, off Clive Road. 10.30am-11.30am. New age kurling. Admission £2.50 per session. Contact (023) 9278 0500 for more information.

FRATTON: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place, off Clive Road. 2pm-4pm. Friendship Club. A different activity each week. Admission £2.50 per session. Phone (023) 9278 0500 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: St.James’ Church Hall, Milton Road. 11.30am. Singercise. Activity session to music for older and disabled people to help improve fitness. Tea and chat after. Admission £2.50. Contact 07754 528814 for more information.