Six things to do in the next 48 hours: October 26 and 27

Zara Larsson

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

POP: ZARA LARSSON

Portsmouth Guildhall, Friday, 7pm

You’ll recognise her vocals on Clean Bandit’s chart-topping single Symphony, but Swedish teen star Zara Larsson is stepping out on her own merits.

MARKET: SECOND-HAND BOOK SALE

Hayling Scouts’ HQ, until Saturday, times vary

The Hayling Scouts’ giant second-hand book sale is back. Browse 10,000 fiction and non-fiction books as well as a large collection of CDs and DVDs.

MUSICAL: OLIVER!

Ferneham Hall, Fareham, until Saturday, 7.30pm

Featuring a large cast of nearly 50 young actors, the Stage One Youth Theatre troupe are taking on Oliver!, the classic musical by Lionel Bart.

CINEMA: VICTIM

No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard, Thursday, 7pm

Dirk Bogarde stars as a closeted gay man in suspense film Victim, which broke ground in 1961 as the first English language film to use the word ‘homosexual’.

FAMILY: HALLOWEEN AT STANSTED PARK

Stansted Park, Rowlands Castle, Friday until Sunday

Families can step into a ghostly time machine for halloween and meet the past residents of the Mansion House, state rooms and servants’ quarters as they return from the grave.

INDIE: KELE OKEREKE

Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, Friday, 8pm

Crafting a more organic sound than his first two electro-led solo albums, Bloc Party singer Kele Okereke will bare his soul and embrace his roots playing cuts from new record Fatherland.

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