Six things to do in the next 48 hours: May 15 and 16

The Pint of Science festival comes to Southsea this week. Picture: Gabriel Szabo/Guzelian
The Pint of Science festival comes to Southsea this week. Picture: Gabriel Szabo/Guzelian
Elsie Bushnell won a competition to give her Year 1 class from Ark Dickens Primary Academy a session at the Guildhall Ice Rink

Pupil’s drawing wins class session on Guildhall ice rink

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Your quick guide to what to do in the Portsmouth area today and tomorrow

DANCE: BREAKIN’ CONVENTION

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, tonight and tomorrow

Breakin’ Convention, the world’s biggest festival of hip-hop dance theatre, will showcase B-boys from around the world and around the corner.

THEATRE: FORTY YEARS ON

Chichester Festival Theatre, until Saturday

Very few tickets remain for the final performances of Forty Years On – the classic Alan Bennett comedy starring acting royalty Richard Wilson.

FESTIVAL: PINT OF SCIENCE

The Fat Fox & The Barley Mow, Southsea, until Wednesday

Delve into topics such as superbugs, prehistoric life, and mending organs as the three-day Pint of Science festival comes to two Portsmouth pubs.

THEATRE: THE WOMAN IN BLACK

Nuffield Southampton Theatres, until Saturday

If you missed The Woman In Black during its run of dates in Portsmouth, catch the legendary gothic West End play at its most chilling on the 30th anniversary tour.

POETRY: SARA HIRSCH

Petersfield Townhouse, tomorrow, 7.15pm

Sara Hirsch, a former poet in residence at Bang Said The Gun on BBC Radio 2, will bring her witty performance to the next Write Angle poetry and music open mic night.

ROCK: MY VITRIOL

Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, tomorrow, 8pm

Often credited with ushering in a new wave of shoegaze dubbed ‘NuGaze’, My Vitriol have returned from a lengthy break, supported by Fainites.