Your quick guide to what to do in the Portsmouth area today and tomorrow
WORKSHOP: THE ART OF AUDITIONING
Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth, Saturday, 10am
Budding young actors aged six to 18 can hone their skills to audition for bigger roles at this masterclass led by seasoned professional Jo Hawes. Limited spaces available.
MARKET: HAMBLE SPRING FESTIVAL
Hamble Foreshore, Saturday, 10am-3pm
Hampshire Farmers Markets will showcase the best of what local food and drink producers have to offer at this year’s Hamble Spring Festival.
COMEDY: TEZ ILYAS
The Spring Arts Centre, Havant, Saturday, 8pm
A rising star in homegrown stand-up, Tez Ilyas will tackle race and identity with side-splitting results on his debut headline tour, Made In Britain.
PUNK: THE ALARM
The Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, Saturday, 9.15pm
After cancelling their show in December, Welsh new-wave veterans The Alarm will make a
triumphant long-awaited return to Portsmouth.
REGGAE: THE SKINTS
Engine Rooms, Southampton, Sunday, 7.30pm
As flagbearers of the modern British reggae scene, The Skints return to Hampshire on their latest tour, melding vibes of dub, dancehall and hip-hop and executing with punk spirit.
LEGEND: STEVE HACKETT
Portsmouth Guildhall, Monday, 7pm
Steve Hackett’s total experience continues with an exciting new show, including a 40th anniversary celebration of Genesis’ album Wind and Wuthering.