Portsmouth things to do on Thursday and Friday

Bob Comlay will be talking about the adventures of Bill Tilman at The Spring.
Bob Comlay will be talking about the adventures of Bill Tilman at The Spring.

Here are a handful of the best events taking place across the Portsmouth area over the next 48 hours. 

EVENT: Bill Tilman is a legend of high altitude climbing and sailing. This opportunity to hear an account of Tilman’s life will be presented by Bob Comlay. The Spring Arts Centre, Havant, Thursday, 7.45pm​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​. 

EXHIBITION: Jacqui Mair’s artwork represents her love for the freeing nature of collage and the pleasure of juxtaposing shapes to build compositions. Jack House Gallery, Portsmouth, Thursday, 12-5pm. 

FILM: When Dr Faraday he takes on his new patient, Faraday has no idea how closely their story is about to become entwined with his own. No6 Cinema, Portsmouth Dockyard, Friday, 7pm. 

STAGE: Featuring an amazing amalgamation of bizarre and fantastic circus, this sensational shock horror story and the darkest of magic – taking the show to a whole new level. Ferneham Hall, Fareham, Thursday, 7.30pm. 

CHALLENGE: Get into the Firewalk Festival spirit and enjoy live music, hearty homemade food, games and prizes. If you're not taking on the challenge, go to cheer on the brave 'soles'. The Queens Head Pub, Petersfield, Friday, 6pm. 

WALK: This magical mile-long path will take you and your family on an adventure through the grounds. Tickets £18.50, children £12. National Motor Museum, New Forest, Friday, 4.45-10pm.