GOING OUT: Six of the best for Wednesday and Thursday
Here's our pick of half a dozen things to do in the next 48 hours from across the patch.
Expect to hear plenty of hits from Welsh singing legend Tom Jones' six-decade-spanning career, such as It's Not Unusual, Delilah and more.
Stansted Park, Rowlands Castle, today, 5pm
It's semi-final time in the Search For a Star contest, which has seen talented localsÂ competing for a Â£2,500 prize pot. Entry is free.
The Gaiety Bar, Southsea, today, 6.30pm
Three Bar and Wild Thyme Wholefoods have teamed up for a night of top nosh and quality entertainment '“Â eight acts, and vegan lasagne.
Wild Thyme, Southsea, tomorrow, 6pm
Portsmouth-based four-piece Coax are playing their first hometown show in a little while. The pop-rock act come armed with a truckload of catchy tunes. Tickets Â£6.
The Loft, Southsea, tomorrow, 8pm
Solent Comedy is putting on another night of free funnies. Dan Churchley is your compere, introducing someÂ fineÂ up-and-coming stand-ups from across the area.
5thÂ Hants, Southsea, tomorrow, 7.30pm
Join aÂ general knowledge charity quiz night to raise money for the Oxjam Portsmouth 2018 music festival taking place in October in aid of Oxfam.
WatkinsÂ & Faux,Â Southsea, today, 8pm