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).
PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Knit and Natter. Friendly group of beginners and experienced knitters. Just turn up and give it a go. Just £1 a session. (023) 9278 0500.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.
GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. 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. 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: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge. Acoustic showcase night. rmatavern.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.
SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 6pm. Splash Music presents ... Admission £8.50. (023) 8022 5612.
SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents ... Willy Carkeet, 7pm; Glen Malo, 7.30pm; Eloise Keating, 8pm; Matt Jarvis, 8.30pm; Marley Blandford, 9pm; Winters Hill, 9.30pm; Aviv, 10pm; Fugative Orchestra, 10.30-11pm. vinylrecords.co.uk/gigguide.txt.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht. Starring Henry Goodman as Arturo Ui. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Peter Shaffer’s The Private Ear and The Public Eye. Starring Jasper Britton, Steven Blakeley, Rupert Hill and Siobhan O’Kelly. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
FAREHAM: United Reformed Church Hall, Osborn Road South (PO16 7DG). 7pm for 7.30pm start. All You Need To Know About Hardy Geraniums. Talk by Thomas Stone, organised by the Solent Fuchsia Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1.
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.
PORTCHESTER: Portchester Methodist Church, Castle Street. 7.30pm. Diabetes: An Ancient Disease; A Modern Epidemic. Talk by Professor Ken Shaw, organised by The Portchester Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission by donation of £1 per head.