What’s on for Tuesday January 21, 2014

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


TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).


GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10.30am-11.30am. HMS Alliance – Her Story. Learn about the last surviving A class submarine using real objects and anecdotes from some of HMS Alliance’s former crew. Admission free but please book in advance. (023) 9252 3463 to book.


GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

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.


PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at The Square Brewery, Market Square. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Write Angle Poetry and Music Open Mic Night. Featuring special guest Steve Pottinger. Plus open mic for anyone to show what they can do, or just come and enjoy. Admission £4. petersfieldwriteangle.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge @ The RMA. Acoustic showcase night. rmatavern.co.uk.

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.

SOUTHWICK: Golden Lion, High Street (PO17 6EB). 8.15pm-11pm. Delta Syncopators. Traditional jazz band. (023) 9221 0437.


HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Mother Goose. Pantomime, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. The Snowman. Stage show based on the book by Raymond Briggs. Music and lyrics by Howard Blake. Admission £16-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. What Is It About That Night. A backstage musical by Catherine Ireton, proudly presented by House. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Staircase. An often bitchy, satirical look at what the Lord Chamberlain once forbade! Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.


LISS: Triangle Centre, Mill Road. 7.30pm. Liss In Stitches. Visitors and new members welcome. Visitors admission £5. (01730) 895058, lissinstitches.blogspot.co.uk.

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Castle Street (PO16 9PY). 7.30pm. A Window on the Lives of Portchester People 1500-1750. A talk by James McInnes, organised by the Portchester Civic Society. All welcome. (023) 9238 2778, portchestercivicsociety.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: British Rail Social Club, Selbourne Terrace, Fratton. 7.30pm. West Highland Railway. Illustrated talk by Allan Inder. Organised by the Portsmouth Regional Group of the Mid-Hants Railway Preservation Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: by £2 donation. (023) 9267 1251.

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.

STUBBINGTON: Stubbington Snooker Club, 27a, Stubbington Green. 7.30pm for 8pm. Restoring and Flying a Hawker Hurricane. Illustrated talk by Peter Vacher, organised by the Gosport Aviation Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3.