What’s on around the area today
TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.
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.
MILTON: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road, Portsmouth. 8pm. Drum nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.
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: 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: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road. 10.30am-4pm. Discover The Royal Naval services in the First World War. Talk to experts and listen to stories.
PORTSMOUTH: HMS Victory, Historic Dockyard. 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. All Hands On Deck. Listen to stories and handle objects in the collection . Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket. (023) 9272 8060.
PORT SOLENT: The Boardwalk. 11am-4pm. Kids Club summer events. Birds of Prey display. Free admission. (023) 9221 0606.
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.
SOUTHSEA: New Age Kurling, The New Hub, Somerstown. 10.15am-11.45am. Over-50s social club. £2. Meet new people, try activities and enjoy a chat.
SOUTHSEA: The White Horse, Southsea Terrace. 2pm-4pm. Southsea Seniors. Social group for over-50s. (023) 92688 705.
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.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War. 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.
SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. 7pm. Nick Courtney presents ... Stonecabin, Weybourne Chester Bingley, Lewis Bennett, Eloise Keating, Dillon, Katy Haymer and Electric Eden. vinylrecords.co.uk/gigguide.txt.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Miss Julie and Black Comedy. Tickets: £24. 01243 181312.
WALKS & TALKS
COPNOR: meet at Baffins CC, Westover Road. 10.30am. 2/3 mile walk. Organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth who are accredited to Walking for Health. New walkers to arrive early to register.
LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet at Elmore care park, Marine Parade East. 10am. Lee-On-The-Solent Heritage Historic Waterfront Walk. The walk will cover a range of topics. Led by Ray Harding. Call Ray on (023) 9255 1706 for information.
PORTSMOUTH: Buckland. 10.30am. Stamshaw foreshore health walk. Meet Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walkers needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.
PORTSMOUTH: 12.15pm. Lunchtime walk. Meet outside the Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf Quays or Southsea and back. 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. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.