What’s on around the area today
COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 7.15pm. Brett Wales. Professional musician playing a variety of music. Admission: £5 non members. (023) 9237 6313.
TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.
GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 1pm. How Well Do You Know Your Town? Quiz based on the town of Gosport. (023) 9252 3463, hants.gov.uk/gdc.
GOSPORT: Bodrick Hall, Clayhall Road. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Scrap Happy Quilters show and tell by Island Piecemakers. Admission: £3.50 for non members. (023) 9258 5194.
PORTSMOUTH: Hillside and Wymering Centre, Cheltenham Road. Connors toy library at 9.30am. Boogie Mites at 1pm. It drop in for children at 4pm. Tae Kwando at 5.30pm. (023) 9288 2550.
PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 11am. Guildhall Tours. Take a closer look into the history of the building. 08448 472362, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: St Nicholas Church Hall, Battenburg Avenue. 7.30pm. Solent Male Voice Choir. Rehersal evening. (023) 9282 9214.
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.
COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Paintings by Maureen Moss, June Bryant and Joyce Wood.
HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 10am-5pm. Art exhibition from Greg Gilbert of drawings in Biro and pencil. (023) 9247 2700.
GOSPORT: The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road. 10am-4pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Join Sammy Sardine and discover why submariners were smelly, why their food was ghastly, and as for their toilets... Free with a valid museum ticket. (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.
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 Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Racing to War: The Royal Navy and 1914. Exhibition that examines the dramatic opening of the navy’s war and the story of the Royal Navy’s part in the First World War. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket.(023) 9272 7595, royalnavymuseum.org.
MILTON: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road, Portsmouth. 8pm. 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.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. We Are The Ocean, Decade and the Boy Jumps Ship. Admission: £10. (023) 9286 3911, wedgewood-rooms.co.uk.
CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7pm. Gypsy. Rose Hovick has big plans for her two young duaghters who are subjected to the spotlight from an early age. Tickets: from £15. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Taken At Midnight. Theatre drama that explores a mother’s struggle and her son’s resistance during the Nazi movements. Tickets: £24-£40. 01243 181312, cft.org.uk.
OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 7.30pm. A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Performed by the Corpus Christi Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission: £12. ccads-theatre.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Sister Act. Musical comedy featuring original music by Allen Menken. Perfromed by Portsmouth Players. Admission: from £10, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
COPNOR: Meet at Baffins CC, Westover Road. 10.30am. A 2/3 mile walk. Organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth an independent walking group. New walkers to arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Meet at Buckland Coommunity Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw foreshore health walk. 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: Meet outisde the Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime walk. 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.
PORTSMOUTH: John Pounds Centre, Queen Street. 2.30pm. Dickens Fellowship. Talk by The Rev. Giles Harris-Evans on The Diary Of Francis Kilvert.(023) 9266 4205.
PORTSMOUTH: Room EW1.11, Eldon West Building, University of Portsmouth, Middle Street (PO1 2DJ). 6.30pm for 7pm.Cooking For Kings: The Life Of Careme, The First Celebrity Chef. Illustrated talk by Ian Kelly, organised by the Portsea Island Decorative and Fine Arts Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9242 3976, portsmouthnadfas.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: St Andrews Church Hall, Havant Road, Farlington. 7.30pm. Flood protection and global warming. Talk by Scott Mills from East Solent Costal Partnership. (023) 9232 5570.