GOING OUT: Six great things to do in the next 48 hours, May 21 and 22

A quick guide to what to do in the Portsmouth area today and tomorrow

By The Newsroom
Monday, 21st May 2018, 7:00 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 8:35 am
The Wickham Horse Fair.   Picture Credit: Keith Woodland PPP-170522-105145001
The Wickham Horse Fair. Picture Credit: Keith Woodland PPP-170522-105145001

TRADITION: Horses

Thanks to a royal charter, the horse-trading community has descended on Wickham each May for more than 700 years. There will also be a fun fair in The Square.

The Square, Wickham, today, until late.

DRAMA: Great Expectations

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    Watch the young orphan Pip navigate life’s perils, including the clutches of Miss Havisham, in this new adaptation of Dickens’ Great Expectations.

    New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, tomorrow-Saturday.

    PLAY: Coriolanus

    The Groundlings Theatre presents Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, Coriolanus.

    The Groundlings, Portsea, tomorrow-Wednesday, 8pm.

    MUSIC: Spitfire Sisters

    Three-part harmony, 1940s-inspired act, The Spitfire Sisters perform at this special concert for babies and toddlers and their parents.

    Portsmouth Guildhall, today, 9.30am-11.15am.

    FOLK: Forest Folk

    Chris While and Julie Matthews have been collaborating for more than 20 years, and now they are on the road promoting their latest release, a second volume of their Best Of.

    Forest Folk, North Boarhunt, today, 7.30pm.

    JAZZ: Tomasso Starace

    Italian sax maestro Tomasso Starace and band are the latest guests of the Portsmouth Jazz Society, with a show paying tribute to the greats.

    The Inn Lodge, Portsmouth, today, 7.15pm.