What’s on around the area today
TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.
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: Central Library, Guildhall Square. 6.30pm. Cash With A Conscience. Workshop on using money to make changes. (023) 9225 1593.
PORTSMOUTH: St Nicholas Church Hall, Battenburg Avenue. 7.30pm. Solent Male Voice Choir. Rehearsal 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 Sat and Sun. Paintings by Maureen Moss, June Bryant and Joyce Wood.
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.
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.
PORTSMOUTH: Space, University of Portsmouth Eldon Building West, Winston Churchill Avenue. 9am-5pm. A Story Of Revolutions. Exhibition from Patrick Altes on the exploration of diaspora and identity. port.ac.uk/space.
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.
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.
PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, Market Square . 7.30pm. Open Mic and Guest. Poetry and music for anyone. Includes special guest poet Brendan Cleary. Admission: £5. petersfirldwriteangle.co.uk.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and Friends Open Mic Night.
SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. 7pm. Nick Courtney presents. Live music event showcasing Mike Keating, Lennon Taylor, Alan Hicks, Katy Haymer, Rumour and Slick Minded Individuals. (023) 9282 6502, littlejohnnyrussells.com.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. 10CC. Night of musical hits. Admission: £29.50, concession available. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Amazing Snakeheads. Admission: £8. (023) 9286 3911, wedgewood-rooms.co.uk.
SOUTHWICK: The Golden Lion, High Street. 8.15pm-11pm. Jazz gig. Starring The Delta Syncoptors. (023) 9221 0473.
CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. 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. 2.45pm and 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.
HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road. 7.45pm. The 39 Steps. Adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan. Performed by the Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission: £8. hayling-dramatics.hampshire.org.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
COPNOR: Meet at Baffins CC, Westover Road. 10.30am. A Two-Three mile walk. Organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth an independent walking group. New walkers to arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk.
PORTCHESTER: The Parish Hall, Castle Street. 7.30pm. A Century Change – The New National Museum Of The Royal Navy Galleries. Talk by Christopher Knox. Organised by the Portchester Civi Society. (023) 9238 2778.
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. 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: British Rail Social Club, Selbourne Terrace, Fratton. 7.30pm. Steam on the Welsh Narrow Gauge and Elsewhere. Illustrated talk by Ian Copplestone. 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.