Your quick guide to what’s on in the Portsmouth area
FAMILY: HOLE IN THE ZOO
Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham, Thursday, 10am-1pm
Children’s author Chloe Inkpen will introduce the characters from her new book Hole in the Zoo in live, interactive storytelling sessions, perfect for children aged three to seven.
No6 Cinema, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Thursday, 7pm
Audrey Tautou gives one of the most iconic performances in French cinema as the titular waitress in Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s fanciful depiction of contemporary Parisian life, Amélie.
The Joiners, Southampton, Thursday, 7.30pm
Razor-tongued sibling duo Cassels are touring their debut album Epithet on a co-headline run with the equally rowdy two-piece Youth Man.
MUSICAL: THEIR SCARVES WERE RED
Henry Cort Community School, Fareham, until Saturday, times vary
Fareham Musical Society Youth Theatre is staging a musical based around the events of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.
CONCERT: HEROES AND MONSTERS
Portsmouth Guildhall, Friday, 7.30pm
From Jurassic Park to Harry Potter, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra will perform music from films with heroes and monsters galore.
METAL: PARADISE LOST
Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, Friday, 8pm
Veteran doom-metal merchants Paradise Lost go back to their musical roots as they tour album number 15, Medusa.