Six things to do in the next 48 hours: August 22 and 23

Dreamboats and Petticoats sails from the West End to Southampton this week. Picture: Pamela Raith Photography
Dreamboats and Petticoats sails from the West End to Southampton this week. Picture: Pamela Raith Photography

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Your quick guide to what to do in the Portsmouth area

STAGE: DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, until Saturday, 7.30pm

Inspired by the multi-million selling compilation albums of the same name, West End show Dreamboats and Petticoats harks back to 1961.

CINEMA: YOUR NAME

Vue, Gunwharf Quays, tomorrow, 7pm

Japanese animation Your Name is a body-swapping fantasy which became the fourth highest-grossing film of all time in its homeland.

GIG: UNSIGNED SHOWCASE

Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, until Thursday, from 7.30pm

The heats of The Wedge’s annual battle of the bands, the Unsigned Showcase, come to a close this week, with first of three taking place tonight.

EXHIBITION: SHOORAH SHOORAH

Aspex, Gunwharf Quays, until September 17

Shoorah Shoorah is the alias for London-based jewellery designer Sian Mclachlan, who channels an unusual passion for knots into the tactile and beautiful pieces now on display.

WORKSHOP: CHANGING FACES

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, tomorrow, 1pm

Looking at the expressions in Lucian Freud’s paintings, children aged five to eight create ‘zig-zag’ pictures which magically reveal a new face when moved.

CONCERT: FUSILIERS BAND

Gunwharf Quays, tomorrow, 11am-2pm

The Band of The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers will be delighting shoppers and passers-by with a number of extravagant free outdoor performances.