Your quick guide to what’s on in the Portsmouth area
INDIE: THE WAR ON DRUGS
Portsmouth Guildhall, Wednesday, 7pm
Adam Granduciel and his ethereal indie-rock outfit The War On Drugs are debuting cuts from their acclaimed new record, A Deeper Understanding.
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.
THEATRE: GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM
Titchfield Festival Theatre, until November 25
A new production of Michelle Magorian’s children’s classic, Goodnight Mister Tom – a wartime tale of two broken souls at very different ends of the age scale.
CINEMA: VICTORIA & ABDUL
No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard, Thursday, 4.15pm
Dame Judi Dench steps back into regal garb in Victoria & Abdul which recounts the relationship between Queen Victoria and her young Indian attendant.
FESTIVE: PORTSMOUTH CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
Commercial Road, Portsmouth, Thursday, 4-6.30pm
The stars of The Kings Theatre’s panto, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs, will help switch on the city centre lights and launch the Christmas market.
HISTORY: JENNI MURRAY
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, Thursday, 7.30pm
Broadcaster Dame Jenni Murray presents an alternative take on British history – as seen through the achievements of 21 inspirational and intriguing women.