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. 4pm. Book Club for 11-15 year olds. A book club for young people. A chance to chat about books and join in activities. Free, just come along. (023) 9252 3463.
GOSPORT: Local and Naval Studies Centre, High Street. 10.30am-12.30pm. 1950s House. Drop-in opportunity for grown-ups to have a chance to explore the 1950s room set with its wealth of domestic objects to bring back memories. Admission free, just come along! (023) 9252 3463.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by June Cousins, Ros Croft and Michael Taylor. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 10am-midday. HB50 Exhibition. To commemorate 50 years since the closure of the Hayling Billy train line, the Station Theatre is hosting historical displays about the railway line, the people who ran it and used it and the communities it supported. The exhibition features photographs and artefacts, many of which are on loan to the Hayling Billy 50 project from members of the local community. (023) 9246 6363.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.
PORTSMOUTH: The Lodge Arts Centre, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road. 9am-5pm. An Exhibition of Photographs. By members of Solent Camera Club. solentcameraclub.com.
PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun. Country. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. We Are Scientists. Plus Paws. Admission £13.50. (023) 9286 3911.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Barnum. A revised version by Cameron Mackintosh and Mark Bramble, starring Christopher Fitzgerald. Admission: £16-£40, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Some Like It Hotter. A musical comedy by Richard Hurford. Admission: £13-£24.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Ladies Day. Play by Amanda Whittington, presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Music Legends. Presented by The Classique School of Dance. Admission £15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.
WALKS & TALKS
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.