Your quick guide to what to do in the Portsmouth area over the next three days
Various venues, Southsea, Saturday, 1pm-2am
It’s back, and it’s bigger than before – LocoFest takes over Southsea Bandstand and five Albert Road venues for a day of live music.
CINEMA: THE SOUND OF MUSIC
Southsea Bandstand, Saturday, 9.30pm
As part of its Sunset Outdoor Cinema society, join Portsmouth Film Society for an open-air screening of the timeless musical The Sound of Music.
THEATRE: THE SCARECROWS’ WEDDING
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, Sunday, 2.30pm
Check out this heartwarming adaptation of children’s favourite The Scarecrows’ Wedding, created by the people behind The Gruffalo – Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
COMEDY: FRINGE PREVIEWS
Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, Sunday, 7.30pm
The Wedge Comedy Festival continues with another side-splitting set of Edinburgh Fringe previews from panel show favourite Charlie Baker and bright young comic Marlon Davis.
BLUEGRASS: HAYSEED DIXIE
The Brook, Southampton, Sunday, 7.30pm
Hayseed Dixie return in support of album 14 – Free Your Mind... And Your Grass Will Follow, covering songs in their own inimitable ‘rockgrass’ style.
WORKSHOP: ANIMAL ANTICS
Gosport Discovery Centre, Monday, 10.30-11.30am
Kids aged up to five can explore SEARCH@Gosport’s animal collections with their parents or carers and enjoy games, makes and nature-filled fun.