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The cast of Madagascar the Musical.
The cast of Madagascar the Musical.

Here are six great events taking place across the area during the next 48 hours. 

MUSICAL: Join Alex, Melman, Gloria and Marty as they escape New York Zoo for a life in Madagascar in this all-singing, all-dancing production. Kings Theatre, Southsea, Wednesday, 6.30pm. 

EXHIBITION: Enjoy this exhibition of graphic works of trangressive feminism by artists Cathie Pilkington and Paula Rego. Jack House Gallery, Old Portsmouth, Wednesday, 12-5pm. 

TALK: Solent Fuschia and Flower Club host their meeting, including a talk called Fabulous Ferns by Jayne Mcbride and Jon Bennett. United Reform Church, Fareham, Wednesday, 7.30pm. 

LEARN: Experience the story of the Mary Rose in this new interactive trail for children and families. Use a map to locate chests and have fun while learning. Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Dockyard, Tuesday, 10am-5pm. 

CIRCUS: A magical circus experience for all the family, including jugglers, acrobats, magic, high wire, the wheel of death and more colourful acts. Ticket prices vary. Walpole Park, Gosport, Wednesday, 7.30pm. 

STAGE: Highbury Players present their production Spanish Lies – a comedy by Frank Vickery. Tickets £8, concessions £6. St Philip’s Hall, Cosham, Wednesday, 7.30pm.