Your quick guide to what’s on in the Portsmouth area
ROCK: FROM THE JAM
Pyramids Centre, Southsea, Friday, 7pm
To mark 35 years since the release of The Jam’s last album, The Gift, From The Jam – featuring Bruce Foxton – will be playing it in full.
SOCIAL: SPEED DATING
The Spice Island Inn, Old Portsmouth, Thursday, 7-10pm
Slow Dating returns with one of its ever-popular speed dating events. Give it a go singletons – you may just find your next partner in four minutes.
CINEMA: LOVING VINCENT
No6 Cinema, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Thursday, 7pm
Follow the elusive life and death of painter Vincent Van Gogh in groundbreaking biopic Loving Vincent, which is the world’s first fully painted feature film.
THEATRE: THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, Thursday, 7.30pm
Become immersed in the myth and mystery of 19th century London, as Blackeyed Theatre bring their gripping take on The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde to Portsmouth.
Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, Friday, 8pm
Influential art-punks Wire are on tour in support of their new album, Silver/Lead. Over their 40-year on-off-and-on-again history the four-piece
have notched up 15 albums.
O2 Guildhall, Southampton, Friday, 7pm
Synth-pop duo OMD are riding high again. The Enola Gay hitmakers are celebrating their first top 10 album since 1991 with new release The Punishment of Luxury.