What’s on for Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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PORTSMOUTH: St James Hospital Scocial Hall, Main Entrance, Locksway Road. 8pm. Ballroom Club. Ballroom, Latin and sequence dancing. BYO refreshments. Admission £4. (023) 9307 7368.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Association, Maurepas Way. 7.45-10.15pm. WACA Sequence Dance Club. Always pleased to welcome new members. Tea and biscuits available. 01329 233734.


HILSEA: Jubilee Splashpool, Hilsea Lido, London Road. 11am-6pm. For children of eight and under. Two shallow pools (no deeper than five inches). Play features and rubber safety surfaces. Toilets and baby changing facilities. Picnic tables, seats and refreshments. Free admission and free parking. (023) 9266 2440 or bluelagoon@hilsea-lido.org.uk.

FRATTON: Community Centre, Trafalgar Place. 10am-midday. Arts and crafts. Admission £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 9am-12.30pm. Boost Table top and craft sale. Funds raised will go to the church. Tables: 6ft £6 and 4ft £4. Call Ray to book a table, (023) 9255 1706.

MILTON: The lounge at Brent Court, Warren Avenue, Milton, Portsmouth. 10am-midday. The Warm Welcoming Wednesday Club, a social club for the over-50s. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Cumberland House Natural History Museum, Eastern Parade. 10.30am-11am and 11.30am-midday. Little Exlporers. Meet some live animals and learn about senses in the classroom. Admission: £2. Booking is essential. (023) 9281 5276.

PORTSEA: St George’s Church, St George’s Square. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Exhibition of work by St George’s School pupils to commemorate the First World War.

PORTSMOUTH: Oasis The Venue, Arundel Street. 2pm. Lunch in the park with quiz time. Organised by the Prime Time Group. (023) 9334 6440.

SOUTHSEA: United Reformed Church, Milton Road. 9am-midday.Table top sale and coffee morning. Money raised will go to the Little Spinnakers – a community-run pre-school group. 07769 255747

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 2pm-4pm. Over-50s social club. £2. Meet new people, try activities and enjoy a chat over a cup of tea and cake.


COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop,level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Until August 2. Art exhibition featuring paintings by ‘Belinda’ and Barbara Pearman.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’ss work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-5pm. Ebb and Flow. Art exhibition to commemorate and highlight Gosport’s role in D-Day. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 10am-4pm. Joella Wheatle’s solo exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Lindsay Taylor’s textile exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.


MILTON: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road, Portsmouth. 8pm. Open mic night. Musicians of all abilities welcome. Full turbo sound system.


COPNOR: The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road. 10.30am. Slow short walk to Baffins Pond. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. Option for a longer walk to Milton foreshore. Organised by the Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9284 1762.

COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 2pm-4pm. Stansted House. Talk by Rona Doyle, organised by the Portsdown Branch of the U3A. Visitors (£2) and new members welcome. (023) 9269 7009, portsdownu3a.org.uk.

LISS: Petersfield Ramblers’ Club. 8.30am. A coach will drop off walkers for a seven-mile and a five-mile walk into Windsor. Coach starts from the East Hampshire DistrictCouncil carpark, Liss, at 8.30am and pick up at Petersfield station at 9am. 01730 269253.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: meet at the Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower. Organised by The Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9284 1762.

PORTSMOUTH: Canoe Lake, Southsea. 10.30am. Meet outside the Canoe Lake cafe, St Helen’s Parade. Healthy walk through the rose garden and Rock Gardens. Suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team.