Portsmouth, Southsea and Fareham events for Thursday and Friday

John Jenkins by Karl Rudziak. On loan from Portsmouth Football Club.
John Jenkins by Karl Rudziak. On loan from Portsmouth Football Club.

Here are our top picks

EXHIBITION: The D-Day 75 theme continues with an exhibition of 12 portraits (picture above) of D-Day veterans commissioned by the Prince of Wales. Portsmouth Museum 10am-5pm.

ROOTS: ​​​​​​​More than 50 members of the Conservatoire Folk Ensemble will squeeze into this arts centre to play everything from classical to ska. Ashcroft Centre, Fareham, tonight 7.30pm.

STAGE: Based on the hit animated film, Madagascar – The Musical follows all your favourite friends as they escape from Central Park Zoo, New York. Kings Theatre, Southsea, until June 9.

RECITAL: Richard Moore, the sub-organist at Guildford Cathedral, gives a recital on this famous old organ. It’s free but any donations will go to the church’s organ fund. St Mary’s Church, Fratton, tonight, 7.30-8.30pm. 

THEATRE: A rare outing for Agatha Christie’s Black Coffee play featuring Hercule Poirot in a production by Fareham Musical Society. Tickets £15 and £13. Ferneham Hall, Fareham, 7.30pm tonight and tomorrow. 

RAMBLE: Meet in Scott Road car park, off Military Road, Hilsea, for a guided walk on Hilsea Lines taking you through Foxes Forest. New walkers must arrive early to register. Hilsea, 10.30am today.