What’s on around the area today
PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 7pm. The Petersfield School Showcase Admission free, retiring collection.
CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.
PORTSMOUTH: Main Entrance, St James Hospital, Locksway Road, Milton (PO4 8LD). 8pm-10.15pm. Wednesday Ballroom Club Dance. An evening of ballroom and Latin, plus some sequence. BYO refreshments. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £4. (023) 9307 7368.
SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.
WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, 10 Maurepas Way (Asda car park). 7.45pm-10.15pm. WACA Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members are always welcome. Admission £3. (023) 9271 0060.
LEE ON THE SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street, Lee. 9am-12.30pm. Community Boost Table Top and Craft sale.Meet community organisations and craft businesses. Refreshments available on site. Rent 6ft tables for £6 and 4ft tables for £4. Contact Ray Harding (023) 9268 8705.
SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 2pm-4pm. Social Group for the Over 50s. Enjoy a chat over a cup of tea? Want to meet new people? Have the opportunity to try activities? Then come along! Admission £2. (023) 9355 1706.
SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common. 5pm, 7.45pm. The Moscow State Circus. Admission £10-£35, concs. Box office 0203 375 3970, Box office 0203 375 3970, moscowstatecircus.com.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by The Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
PORTSMOUTH: Ground Floor Café, 1000 Lakeside, North Harbour (PO6 3EN). 10am-4pm. Stitches to Dye For Embroidery Exhibition. Portsmouth and District Embroiderers Guild have collaborated with Portsmouth Young Embroiderers in putting on this exhibition. (023) 9238 9056.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Tricorn: Controversy in Concrete ... recollections of the Brutalist structure 10 years after demolition. 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.
SOUTHSEA: The Kings Theatre. 7.30pm. Seven student films. Seven films maximum of 10 minutes long. Admission £4. (023) 9282 8282.
HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 1.45pm and 8pm. The Butler. Admission £6. (023) 9247 2700.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Nite. Friendly atmosphere. Musicians of all levels welcome. Full turbo sound system. (023) 9229 6352.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park.2.45pm, 7.45pm. Stevie. By Hugh Whitemore, a tribute to the life and work of Stevie Smith. Starring Zoë Wanamaker. Admission: £24-£33. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. The Shakespeare Revue. Devised by Christopher Luscombe and Malcolm McKee and performed by the Grayshott Stagers. Admission £11.50. firstname.lastname@example.org, grayshottstagers.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 2pm-4pm. Burlington House (RSA). Talk by Stephen Richardson, organised by the Portsdown Branch of the U3A. Visitors (£2) and new members welcome. (023) 9269 7009, portsdownu3a.org.uk.
FAREHAM: meet Delme Arms bus stop, 10.30am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Five/six-mile linear walk Portchester. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.
LISS: meet EHDC car park, Liss (GR SU778 276). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A seven-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 895386.
OLD PORTSMOUTH: meet Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Old Portsmouth Walk. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower. 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.
PETERSFIELD: Community Centre, Love Lane. 2.30pm. Music and Life of Johan Strauss. Talk by Ian Gledhill, organised by the Arts and Heritage Group of the Petersfield branch of the U3A. Visitors (£2) and new members welcome.
PORTSMOUTH: meet Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 10.30am. Walking Friends Portsmouth Two/Three Mile Walk. New walkers please arrive early to register. walkingfriendsportsmouth.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: meet The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road, Copnor, 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton Foreshore Walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond/longer walk to Milton foreshore. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.
SOUTHSEA: meet outside Canoe Lake Café, St Helens Parade. 10.30am. Canoe Lake/Southsea Seafront Walk. Through the Rose Garden and Rock Garden. Organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.