Things to do in Portsmouth on Valentine's Day and Friday

The Bowie Experience will be at the Kings Theatre, Southsea, on Friday.
The Bowie Experience will be at the Kings Theatre, Southsea, on Friday.

Here are our top picks. 

TRIBUTE: Put on your red shoes and dance to your favourite Bowie songs, including Space Oddity, Starman, Fashion, Life on Mars, and Golden Years. Kings Theatre, Southsea, Friday, 7.30pm.

CONCERT: Pianist Margaret Fingerhut presents a special concert raising awareness and money for refugees and the City of Sanctuary charity. Portsmouth Cathedral, Thursday, 7.30pm.

COMEDY: Headlining the event is Meryl O'Rourke who will be joined by a special guest TBA, Hetty Austin, Sunjai Arif and Guide Award winner Joe Wells. The Wave Maiden, Southsea, Thursday, 7.30pm.

STAGE: Featuring Tez Ilyas, Ben Robson and headliner Kevin Bridges, spend Valentine’s night with award-winning comedians for a night filled with laughter. Tickets £19. Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth, Thursday, 7pm. 

MUSIC: Fifty years on from the release of Rod’s first album, The Rod Stewart Story returns to the stage with popular frontman Paul Metcalfe. Tickets £21-£23. Kings Theatre, Southsea, Thursday, 7.30pm. 

EVENT: Darktown Valentine’s Cabaret will be hosted by illustrator Jonny Hannah and other guest performers. Tickets £25 and book in advance by calling (023) 9277 8080. Aspex Gallery, Gunwharf Quays, Thursday, 6.30pm.