What’s on in the area on Tues May 13
COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Curch, Havant Road. 7.15pm. Professional Ryan Edwards will be playing. Admission £5. (023) 9237 6313.
TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).
PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 1pm-4pm. Gluten-free Cookery. One week. Course fee £26, concs. (023) 9262 1860.
SOUTHSEA: St Jude’s Church, Kent Road. 2pm-4pm. Social Group for the Over 50s. Enjoy a chat over a cup of tea? Want to meet new people? Have the opportunity to try activities? Then come along! Admission £2. (023) 9268 8705.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by The Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Blooming Marvellous: intergenerational community knitted garden. Over 2,500 knitters and crocheters worked with participatory visual artist Pauline Stanley to create the garden. Come and join in to help our garden grow. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.
OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 10am-4pm. South Hampshire Calligraphers’ Exhibition.
PORTSMOUTH: Ground Floor Café, 1000 Lakeside, North Harbour (PO6 3EN). 10am-4pm. Stitches to Dye For Embroidery Exhibition. Portsmouth and District Embroiderers Guild have collaborated with Portsmouth Young Embroiderers in putting on this exhibition. (023) 9238 9056.
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.
WINCHESTER: Little Court and Tanglefoot, Crawley. 2pm-5.30pm. Two Gardens Open. Exceptionally pretty small village with thatched houses, 14th century church and village pond. Plants for sale at both gardens. Teas in village hall. Combined admission £6.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-11.30pm. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and Friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Stevie. By Hugh Whitemore, a tribute to the life and work of Stevie Smith. Starring Zoë Wanamaker. Admission: £24-£33. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
LISS: Liss Village Hall, Hill Brew Road. 7.30pm. Petersfield theatre group, Lion and Unicorn, is touring a stage adaptation of The Canterbury Tales. Admission: £10 adults, £5 children. 01730 892 823.
TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. Woyzeck. Georg Büchner’s classic slice of ‘epic theatre’ has thrilled audiences for over 200 years. Admission £8-£10. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.
WALKS & TALKS
BISHOP’S WALTHAM: St Peter’s Church Hall, Free Street. 8pm. Gosling’s Gallivants. Illustrated talk by Paul Gosling, organised by the Meon Valley Locomotive Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9269 8976.
CLANFIELD: Petersgate Infant School, Green Lane (PO8 0JU). 7.30pm. The Gartdening Garniers. Talk by Jennifer Harmer, organised by the Clanfield Gardening Club. Visitors and new members welcome. clanfieldgardeningclub.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Lecture Room 2.07, Park Building, University of Portsmouth, King Henry I Street (PO1 2DZ). 7pm. Past and Present: The Medieval Churches of Portsmouth and Titchfield; preceded by the AGM. Talk by author and local historian Sarah Quail. Organised by the Historical Association, Portsmouth Branch. All welcome. Admission £1. (023) 9235 7463, history.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: meet Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Copnor. 10.30am. Walking Friends Portsmouth Two/Three Mile Walk. New walkers please arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: meet Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore Walk. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. 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.
PORTSMOUTH: meet outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime Walk. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. 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.
PORTSMOUTH: Room EW1.11, Eldon West Building, University of Portsmouth, Middle Street (PO1 2DJ). 6.30pm for 7pm. Love and Loss: the story of Orpheus and Eurydice in Art and Music. Illustrated talk by Lois Oliver, organised by the Portsea Island Decorative and Fine Arts Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9242 3976, portsmouthnadfas.co.uk.