What’s on around the area today
GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).
HAVANT: St Joseph’s Church Car Park, West Street. 9am-2pm. Giant Car Boot Sale. Bargains galore. Refreshments on site. Cars £6; vans £8 (gates open 7am). (023) 9248 4520, rchavant.org.uk.
HAYLING ISLAND: Lower Tye Farm Campsite, Copse Lane. 9am-1pm. Large Car Boot Sale with lots of stalls. Refreshments and toilet are on site. The event has been organised by St Peter’s Church. Donations will be collected at the event. Cars £8; vans £12. (023) 9263 47353.
PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am-4.30pm. Family Activity Area. Navy activities for younger families. Can play games, dress-up and learn new facts. Admission free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket. (023) 92 72 8060.
PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and/or electric locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p per person for two circuits of track. portsmouthmes.co.uk.
PORT SOLENT: The Board Walk. 12pm-4pm. 70s live music. Put the glam back in your bank holiday with rocking performances from Three Sultan Sheiks and The Bog Rolling Stones. (023) 9221 0606.
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Watersports centre, Eastern Road. 11am and 2.30pm. National go canoeing week challenge. Take part in either one mile or a three mile canoe. Booking is essential. Admission: one mile £10, three miles £25. (023) 9266 3873.
SOUTHSEA: Cumberland House Natural History Museum, Eastern Parade. 10am-5pm. Alice in Wonderland trail. Discover some of the animals from the childrens book. (023) 9281 5276.
SOUTHSEA: Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Get me out of here commando survival training.Fun Navy activities for children where they will learn all about the Royal Navy. Admission: £9 adults, £4 children. (023) 9281 9385.
SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common. 2pm, 5pm. The Moscow State Circus. Admission £10-£35, concs. Box office 0203 375 3970, moscowstatecircus.com.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by The Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
EMSWORTH: Emsworth Museum, North Street. (PO10 7DD). 2.30pm-4.30pm. D-Day for Emsworth and its people. Emsworth resident, Bob Duncan, has organised an exhibition on the effects of the war and build-up to D-Day people of Emsworth. 01243 378091.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Tricorn: Controversy in Concrete ... recollections of the Brutalist structure 10 years after demolition. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Pompey 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-5pm. Lindsay Taylor. Three dimensional embroidered art exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.
FAREHAM: 2, Shenley Close. 11am-4pm. Garden Open. Small, interesting peaceful garden. Sweeping rockeries with alpines, azaleas, acers, firs and heathers. Clematis and wisteria cover archways and seating areas. Water features include koi and wildlife ponds. Plants, teas. Admission £3.
WALKS & TALKS
PORTSMOUTH: meet The Bridge Centre, Fratton Road. 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.
SOUTHSEA: meet Bus Terminus, Canoe Lake. 1pm. Slow short walk to the Canoe Lake Café. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.
SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.
SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Eastney Seafront Walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney, returning via Eastern Parade. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.