Your quick guide to what to do in the Portsmouth area
INDIE: THE SHERLOCKS
The 1865, Southampton, tonight, 7pm
Recently staking a claim that they ‘could be the pioneers of guitar music’, indie-rock quartet The Sherlocks are rising talents armed with their debut album Live For The Moment.
BALLET: THE LITTLE MERMAID
Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, tonight until Saturday
The Northern Ballet has picked Hampshire as the location to debut its enchanting new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid.
FOLK: SOUTHDOWNS FESTIVAL
Regis Centre, Bognor Regis, tonight until Sunday
Show of Hands’ Steve Knightley will open the Southdowns Folk Festival, with a four-day line-up boasting Home Service, Skerryvore and Richard Digance.
STAND-UP: JOLLY LODGER
The Masonic Hall, Gosport, tomorrow, 7pm
He’s made a national name for himself on the likes of Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, but Sean Collins is launching the Jolly Lodger Comedy Night on home turf.
JAZZ: RONNIE SCOTT’S ALL STARS
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, tomorrow, 7.30pm
Direct from London’s world-renowned jazz club, Ronnie Scott’s All Stars combine music and narration in a tribute to the namesake’s Soho Songbook.
ACOUSTIC: GRAEME CLARK
The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, Havant, tomorrow, 8pm
Get up close with one of the founding members of pop royalty Wet Wet Wet, as Graeme Clark gives some of his greatest hits the acoustic treatment.