Havant, Portsmouth and Gosport’s best events for Thursday and Friday

The Portsmouth Grammar School Band will be performing at Portsmouth Cathedral on Friday.
The Portsmouth Grammar School Band will be performing at Portsmouth Cathedral on Friday.

Here are our top picks for the next 48 hours. 

CONCERT: Portsmouth Grammar School’s Christmas Concert will get you in the festive spirit. Features a performance of Alexander L'Estrange's Wassail. Portsmouth Cathedral, Friday, doors 7.15pm. 

STAGE: A reinterpretation of A Christmas Carol using Dickens' words and Gilbert and Sullivan's music by Havant Light Opera. Tickets £10. The Spring Arts Centre, Havant, Wednesday, 7.30pm.

COMEDY: Presenting the best live stand-up in Portsmouth, the Comedy Club is back for another evening filled with hilarity. Tickets £18. Portsmouth Guildhall, Thursday, doors 7.30pm.

PERFORMANCE: Join the adventure with Saltmine Theatre Company this Christmas on a magical journey, inspired by the festive classic, The Nutcracker.  Ticket prices vary from £4-£17. Thorngate Halls, Gosport, Friday, 7.30pm.

MUSIC: Kings Chamber Orchestra present Stargazing – the winter concert directed by Gerard Le Feuvre. They will be performing music by Strauss, Bernstein and others. Central Hall, Southampton, Friday, 7.30pm.

SHOW: Young Cinders finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother. But an invitation to a ball, a fairy godmother and a glass slipper unravels a new fate. Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth, Thursday, 7pm.