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.