Six things to do in the next 48 hours: October 31 and November 1

The Band at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

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

MUSICAL: THE BAND

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, until November 11

Already making history as the fastest-selling musical theatre tour of all time, see the Take That-produced show The Band before its West End run.

LECTURE: BROOMS, WANDS AND CAULDRONS

Portsmouth Central Library, Tuesday, 7pm

This live broadcast will see the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic’s Simon Costin look at instruments used by witches and wizards for centuries.

THEATRE: THE HOUSE OF FOG

The Square Tower, Old Portsmouth, until Thursday, 8pm

The New Apollo Theatre troupe is back with more halloween horrors, this time adapting Peter Bramer’s hilarious spoof The House Of Fog.

CINEMA: GET OUT

Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth, Tuesday, 7pm

Spend halloween with the Portsmouth Film Society as it shows Get Out – one of 2017’s most acclaimed films which is full of shocks, scares and unflinching social commentary.

FAMILY: COSHAM FIREWORKS

King George V Playing Fields, Cosham, tomorrow, from 3pm

The famous Cosham fireworks display returns for another blockbusting year, with a Hollywood theme and countless other attractions including a children’s funfair.

STAGE: JANE EYRE – AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

The Spring Arts Centre, Tuesday, 1.45pm & 7.30pm

A powerful one-woman play starring Rebecca Vaughan, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography brings to life Charlotte Brontë’s gothic subversion of fairy-tale romance.

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