Here are our top picks.
GIG: The Wedding Present was born with the release of the debut single Go Out And Get Em' Boy. They are back on tour with their ninth album Going, Going. Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, Wednesday, 8pm.
MUSICAL: Shrek the Musical is the all-singing, all-dancing stage version of the popular films, packed with laughs and the odd tear. Mayflower Southampton, Tuesday, 2pm and 7pm.
FILM: Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Die Hard, watch NY detective John McClane become the only hope for hostages trapped on Christmas Eve. Eldon Buidling, University of Portsmouth, Wednesday, 7.30pm.
STAGE: Young Cinders finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and step sisters. But an invitation to a palace ball, a fairy godmother and a glass slipper unravels a new fate. Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth, Tuesday, 7pm.
EVENT: The Murdered for Money Company bring Santa and his friends back for an interactive evening in It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Murder. Nuffield Theatre Southampton, Wednesday, 7.3 0pm.
EXHIBITION: Agata Wojcieszkiewicz is a contemporary artist from Poland, living and working in the UK whose artwork tells the story of immigration and identity. The Spring Arts Centre, Havant, Tuesday, 10am-5pm.