What’s on for Thursday January 10, 2013

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SHORT STORY FOR THE WEEKEND: Let’s Do It by David Dunford

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A guide to what’s on around the area today.


COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club Fuction Room, Spur Road. 7.30pm for 8pm-11pm. Club-50 Disco. Golden oldies and disco classics. With Denis Kaye. All welcome. Admission: £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958 or club-50.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Scarlett Rose School of Dance, 120, London Road, North End. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission: £4 (inc tea/coffee). 07411 468 497.


FAREHAM: Cams Hill School Dance Studio, Shearwater Avenue (PO16 8AH). 7.30pm-8.20pm. Zumba Class. Classes are £4, pay as you go, no need to book. 07594 835 042, carolinetimlett.zumba.com.


COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by The Solent Aviation Art Society. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth ... devoted to the beautiful game. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.


ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Tim Cheatle, 7pm; Marley Blandford, 7.30pm; Supersonics, 8pm; Ski Daddle, 9pm; Toy Town, 9.30pm-10pm; Belle and the Beaus, 10.15pm; Jay Goovara, 11.15pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Filthy Pig presents ... Admission £6. (023) 9286 3911.


GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 1.30pm, 7pm. Aladdin. Traditional family panto. Admission: £15.50-£24, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. One Pride, One People. Presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre. Admission £9, concs. All welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 7.15pm. Jack and the Beanstalk. Traditional family pantomime starring Julian Clary, Lee Mead and Nigel Havers. Admission: £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.


FAREHAM: Catisfield Memorial Hall, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield. 7.30pm. The Atlantic to the Mediterranean on a Bike. Talk by Jim Bettley, organised by the Catisfield & District Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (01329) 312269 or catisfield.com/CHS.

PETERSFIELD: Herne Farm Leisure Centre, Moggs Mead. 7.30pm. Colour in the Winter Garden. Talk by Judy Medhurst, organised by the Petersfield Gardeners’ Club. Visitors and new members welcome.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue. 2pm. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Scott Road car park (off Military Road by The News Centre). 10.30am. Hilsea Lines Walk. Uneven footpaths take you around ‘Foxes Forest’ with its abundance of wildlife. 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 Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

For forthcoming entertainment events around the region, visit our new entertainments site at WOW247.co.uk