Your quick guide to what’s on in the Portsmouth area
FOLK: HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF
Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, Wednesday, 8pm
Hailing from the Bronx via New Orleans, Alynda Segarra and her band Hurray For The Riff Raff are one of contemporary folk’s brightest talents.
HERITAGE: PORTCHESTER GHOST TOUR
Portchester Castle, until Sunday, 10am-4pm
Prepare for a scare as you embark on a half-term ghost tour of Portchester Castle. Children are encouraged to come in their spookiest attire.
TRIBUTE: AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW
Portsmouth Guildhall, Tuesday, 7pm
The Australian Pink Floyd show returns to celebrate one of rock’s most iconic records, playing Dark Side Of The Moon in its cosmic entirety.
STAGE: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
Groundlings Theatre, Portsea, until Saturday
Step into the Little Shop of Horrors in this wicked adaptation of the 1950s’ musical sci-fi spoof, starring some of the outstanding actors from the Groundlings’ own drama school.
CINEMA: A GHOST STORY
Harbour Lights, Southampton, Tuesday, 7pm
Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck star in bizarrely beautiful drama A Ghost Story, which follows a white-sheeted spectre as he tries to return to his home to console his bereft wife.
FAMILY: AN OWL, A CAT AND A PEA-GREEN BOAT
Waterlooville Library, Wednesday, 3.45pm
Suitable for all ages, get ready for plenty of audience participation – including a limerick challenge – during this reading of Edward Lear’s nonsense poems.