Your quick guide to what to do in the Portsmouth area
MUSIC: HAPI FESTIVAL
Walpole Park, Gosport, Friday until Sunday
Gosport gets a new family-friendly event this weekend. The Hapi Festival kicks off tomorrow with a headline set from Mike Pender’s Searchers.
No6 Cinema, Historic Dockyard, Thursday, 7pm
For her intimate and incredible documentary Risk, filmmaker Laura Poitras gained unprecedented access to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his team for six years.
CONCERT: ROYAL MARINES SCHOOL OF MUSIC
St Mary’s Church, Fratton, Thursday, 7.30pm
The world-renowned ensemble of players from the Royal Marines School of Music will be starting their new season with a double bill of concerts.
BLUES: BURNT ICE
Bullfrog Blues Club, Southsea, Thursday, 8pm
Portsmouth’s longest-running blues band Burnt Ice will cap off a successful summer and celebrate their 30th anniversary with a gig on home turf.
CLASSICAL: JOANNA FOREST
Titchfield Festival Theatre, Friday, 7.45pm
Joanna Forest has taken the world of classical music by storm. Earlier this year her debut album, Stars Are Rising, topped the Official Classical Charts.
COMEDY: TANYALEE DAVIS
Portsmouth Guildhall, Friday, 8pm
Tanyalee Davis may only be 3ft 6in, but she will be getting big laughs as she headlines the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club. Also on the bill are Rob Deering, Pete Phillipson and MC Tom Glover.