Your quick guide to what to do in the Portsmouth area this weekend
MOTORING: SPRING AUTOJUMBLE
Beaulieu, New Forest, Saturday and Sunday, from 10am
Beaulieu’s Spring Autojumble will boast a display of more than 160 Morris Minors, and hundreds of stalls featuring all manner of motor miscellany.
INDIE: IAN PROWSE
Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, Saturday, 8pm
Ian Prowse returns to the Portsmouth venue he played 25 years ago with cult indie band Pele, this time on a solo tour celebrating the silver anniversary of debut album Fireworks.
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, Saturday, 8pm
Ambition, a bold new musical commissioned by Hampshire Music Service, will leave you asking: how much are you prepared to pay for success?
LEGEND: SHAKIN’ STEVENS
Portsmouth Guildhall, Sunday, 7pm
Harking back to his family history on rootsy new album Echoes of Our Times, Shakin’ Stevens will also be revamping his hits of the ‘80s on his new tour.
COMEDY: COUNT ARTHUR STRONG
Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Sunday, 7.30pm
Showbiz legend and comedian Count Arthur Strong returns with his latest show The Sound of Mucus, uniquely recreating the salient and poignant moments of his favourite musical.
THEATRE: SHELL SHOCK
The Spring Arts Centre, Havant, Monday, 7.30pm
Based on the 2011 novel by Iraq veteran Neil Blower, Shell Shock is a poignant and energetic portrayal of a soldier’s experience of learning to cope with PTSD.