Your quick guide to what’s on in the Portsmouth area
ROCK: THE DARKNESS
O2 Guildhall Southampton, Thursday, 7pm
Still flying the flag for hard rock in all its ludicrous majesty, The Darkness are back plugging their fifth album, Pinewood Smile.
HISTORY: KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY
Portsmouth City Museum, Wednesday, 2pm
In a talk arranged by the D-Day Museum, Heather Wylde tells the true story of her uncle – a brave man who went missing in the Second World War.
The Spring Arts Centre, Havant, Wednesday, 1.45pm
Denzel Washington stars in and directs Fences, a drama about an African-American family living in 1950s’ Pittsburgh. Viola Davis co-stars in an Oscar-winning performance.
GIG: ENTER SHIKARI
Brighton Centre, tonight, 6.30pm
Genre-mashing noisemakers Enter Shikari are breaching arenas on their latest UK tour, which comes in support of their stratospherically varied fifth album, The Spark.
THEATRE: THE WIPERS TIMES
Chichester Festival Theatre, until Saturday, times vary
Direct from a record-breaking West End run, The Wipers Times tells the true story of the satirical newspaper created in the mayhem of the Somme.
EXHIBITION: PLATFORM 2017
Aspex, Gunwharf Quays, until Sunday
Closing this week, Platform 2017 is an exhibition which showcases the work of 12 creative graduates from six universities across the south of England.