Things to do, rain or shine

Families can get creative at Fusion, West Dean Gardens.
Families can get creative at Fusion, West Dean Gardens.

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WE’ve got four things for you to do come rain or shine.

CREATIVITY: Visitors can enjoy drawing, sewing, cooking or creating at Fusion in West Dean Gardens from Saturday until Sunday. Running from 1.30pm until 6pm each day, there will be more than 100 workshops for all ages in themed tents. There’s also live music, cooking demos, food and drink stalls and unusual arts and crafts stalls. Tickets must be booked in advance. Go to

SING-A-LONG: The all-singing all-dancing stage show of Milkshake! will be at the Kings Theatre, Southsea, on Sunday. The show stars Little Princess, Scruff, Noddy, Tessie Bear, Roary, Big Chris, Fifi, Bumble and the Bananas in Pyjamas. All the characters from TV decide to come out to play, but they end up getting stuck outside when it’s time to go home. For more information call (023) 9282 8282.

PLAY: Connors Toy Libraries, a charity based in Portsmouth, is celebrating its 40th anniversary on Tuesday at Clarence Field, Southsea. From 10am until 2pm, there will be a picnic with fairground rides, bouncy castle, slide, messy play, face painting, bubble machines and crafts. Entry and rides are free.

WOOF: There’s a family fun day, Pennies For The Paw to raise money for PCC stray dog kennels and Serbia’s Forgotten Paws at the Mountbatten Centre on Sunday. From 10am until 3pm, there will be a dog show, agility demo, bouncy castle, pony rides, stalls, a raffle and a tombola. The day also includes a 6km walk. £5 entry.