Your quick guide to what to do in the Portsmouth area
THEATRE: THE STEPMOTHER
Minerva Theatre, Chichester, until September 9
Githa Sowerby’s The Stepmother is a searing look at manipulation, money and matrimony. What price a woman’s autonomy within a man’s world?
CRAFTS: MINI MAKERS
Aspex, Gunwharf Quays, Wednesday, 11am-12pm
Parents can immerse their children aged five and below in a world of colour and creativity at Mini Makers, offering a variety of arty activities.
MUSIC: UKELELE JAM
Spice Island Inn, Old Portsmouth, Wednesday, 7.30pm
Learn George Ezra’s smash hit Budapest among other songs at this ukelele jam night. Whatever your ability, just bring along your uke and sheet music will be provided.
ACTIVITY: SAFER CYCLING
Alexandra Park, Stamshaw, Thursday, 11am-3pm
Cycle the new quieter routes to your local park and enjoy free cycling activities as part of the Pedal Portsmouth summer series.
CINEMA: NT LIVE’S YERMA
Chichester Cinema, Thursday, 7pm
Billie Piper reprises her role as a woman driven to the unthinkable by her desire to have a child in the National Theatre production of Yerma, broadcast live to cinemas across the UK.
WORKSHOP: WRITING FOR RADIO
The Wave Maiden, Southsea, Thursday, 7pm
Have you ever considered writing a play, or a sitcom, for radio? Portsmouth Writers’ Hub is holding a radio writing workshop with Lucy Flannery.