Six things to do in the next 48 hours: October 24 and 25

Hurray For The Riff Raff bring their tour to Southsea on Wednesday. Picture: Sarrah Danziger

Your quick guide to what’s on in the Portsmouth area

FOLK: HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF

Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, Wednesday, 8pm

Hailing from the Bronx via New Orleans, Alynda Segarra and her band Hurray For The Riff Raff are one of contemporary folk’s brightest talents.

HERITAGE: PORTCHESTER GHOST TOUR

Portchester Castle, until Sunday, 10am-4pm

Prepare for a scare as you embark on a half-term ghost tour of Portchester Castle. Children are encouraged to come in their spookiest attire.

TRIBUTE: AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW

Portsmouth Guildhall, Tuesday, 7pm

The Australian Pink Floyd show returns to celebrate one of rock’s most iconic records, playing Dark Side Of The Moon in its cosmic entirety.

STAGE: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Groundlings Theatre, Portsea, until Saturday

Step into the Little Shop of Horrors in this wicked adaptation of the 1950s’ musical sci-fi spoof, starring some of the outstanding actors from the Groundlings’ own drama school.

CINEMA: A GHOST STORY

Harbour Lights, Southampton, Tuesday, 7pm

Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck star in bizarrely beautiful drama A Ghost Story, which follows a white-sheeted spectre as he tries to return to his home to console his bereft wife.

FAMILY: AN OWL, A CAT AND A PEA-GREEN BOAT

Waterlooville Library, Wednesday, 3.45pm

Suitable for all ages, get ready for plenty of audience participation – including a limerick challenge – during this reading of Edward Lear’s nonsense poems.

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