Your quick guide to what’s on in the Portsmouth area
FOOD & DRINK: ASHCROFT ALE FESTIVAL
Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham, Saturday, 12-4.30pm / 6-11pm
Sample some exciting craft ale and cider from the southern counties at the annual Ashcroft Ale Festival, while enjoying some great live music.
COMEDY: LAUGH OUT LOUD CLUB
Portsmouth Guildhall, Saturday, 7.30pm
Join MC Adam Vincent at the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club where Scottish stalwart Paul Pirie and Benidorm star Milo McCabe are among the comics on a mission to tickle ribs aplenty.
FOLK: INDIA ELECTRIC COMPANY
Tuppenny Barn, Southbourne, Saturday, 8pm
Folk duo India Electric Company are touring their Seven Sisters EP, which looks at the relationship between the traditional and the contemporary.
CONTEST: DECKS FACTOR
Acapulco Bar & Eatery, Southsea, Sunday, 12-5pm
AuralSex is on the hunt for Portsmouth’s hottest new DJ and is offering the chance to play a set in Ayia Napa through its Decks Factor contest, now in its second of four heats.
CINEMA: SUNSET BOULEVARD
Chichester Cinema, Sunday, 3.30pm
Billy Wilder’s 1950 film noir classic Sunset Boulevard stars Gloria Swanson as an ageing silent film star who ensnares a young screenwriter.
JAZZ: FLETCH’S BREW
Inn Lodge, Copnor, Monday, 7.15pm
Drummer Mark Fletcher brings his band Fletch’s Brew to Portsmouth Jazz Club. He is joined by trumpeter Freddie Gavita and bassist Leonard Cottle.