What’s on around the area today
COSHAM: Cosham Community Association, Wootton Road. 7.30pm-10pm. Modern sequence dance club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. Tea and biscuits included.(023) 9271 0060.
GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.50.
COPNOR: Copnor Coffeee Club, North End Baptist Church. 10am-midday. Over-50s social club. £2. Meet new people, try activities and enjoy a chat.
COWES: Holy Trinity Church, Queen’s Road. 11am and 6pm. Cowes week. Exhibitions, stalls and refreshments.
FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-5pm. Junior Assault Course. Obstacle course suitable for children 3+. Admission: £3.50. 01329 233734.
FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 1pm. Artillery In Action. Watch the big guns in action. 01329 233734.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
PETERSFIELD:The JCPF Phoenix Centre Healing Clinic, Winton House, High Street. 10.30am-12.45pm and 4pm-8pm. Spiritual Healing Clinic. Free admission. (023) 9269 3169.
PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Street. 10am. Summer School. Taught by professional actors and directors. Learn singing, dancing and acting techniques. Week-long event. Admission: £95. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk. PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, High Street. 10am. Service to mark 100th anniversary of the First World War.
PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community centre, malins Road, North End. 10.30am-12.45pm and 4pm-8pm. Spiritual Healing Clinic. Free admission. (023) 9269 3169.
PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, College Road, Historic Doackyard. 10.30am-5.30pm. Do you have what it takes to serve in the 1914 British Army? Complete challenges to collect your identity card. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard tickets. (023) 9289 3338.
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: Beddow Library, Milton Road. 12.30pm. Tales Under the Trees. Story telling suitable for up to five. (023) 9268 8144.
PORTSMOUTH: Guildhal, Guildhall Square. 10pm-11.30pm. Declaration of War. Community commemoration to mark the centernary of the First World War. Includes poetry, themed readings, street theatre, military vehicles and bell ringing. (023) 9283 4109.
SOUTHSEA: Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Get Me Out of Here - Commando Survival. Learn how to survive in hot jungle conditions and desert-themed survival activities. Admission: Adults £7, children £4. (023) 9281 9385.
SWANMORE: Hill Farm House, Droxford Road. 2pm-5.30pm. Open garden for the Rowan Hospice.Plant sale, refreshments and cakes. Admission: £3.
WYMERING: St Peter and St Paul Church, Medina Road. 6pm. Vigil Service. To commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War. Admission: £5. (023) 9237 6307.
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.
SOUTHSEA: Fat Fox, Victoria Road South. 8pm. Bird cage, Ben Farrant, Indigo Vat and Francois. Bird Cage are a band from New York. Admission: £5. (023) 9235 6255.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Miss Julie and Black Comedy. Tickets: £24. 01243 181312.
WALKS & TALKS
PORTSMOUTH: Victoria Park. 10.30am. Health walk. Meet at The Bridge Centre, Fratton. Buggy and wheelchair-friendly walk. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed to support the scheme. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.
PORTSMOUTH: Meet at South Parade Pier, Southsea. 1pm. Pier to pier health walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs.New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed.
PORTSMOUTH: Canoe Lake, Southsea, 1pm. New health walk. Meet at bus terminus for a slow short walk to the Canoe Lake cafe. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.
PORTSMOUTH: South Parade Pier, Southsea. 7.30pm. Eastney seafront health walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney and returning to the pier via Eastern Parade. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.