Six of the best things to do in the Portsmouth area on Monday and Tuesday, February 17 and 18

Here are our top picks.

Sunday, 16th February 2020, 12:00 am
Updated Sunday, 16th February 2020, 12:00 am
The Paul McKenna Band are at Forest Folk, North Boarhunt on February 17, 2020.

GIG: The Paul McKenna Band are a five-piece folk band from Glasgow who draw on both Celtic roots in their array of original and traditional material. Forest Folk, North Boarhunt, Monday, 7.30pm.

THEATRE: A play that explores how women deal with life, through memories, loyalty and humour. Titchfield Festival Theatre, Fareham, Tuesday, 7.30pm.

STAGE: Comic poet and singer Rob Barratt headlines this spoken word event. Includes open mic for you to recite/perform. Tickets £6. Write Angle, Petersfield, Tuesday, 7.15pm.

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EVENT: Pippa from the Petersfield Beekeeping Association talks about bees, honey, beeswax, and beekeeping. Parents and carers to stay. Free. Waterlooville Library, The Precinct, Tuesday, 10am-12pm​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.

EXHIBITION: A Night on the Tiles is an exhibition that tells the story of Fareham’s taverns and beer houses, music halls and theatres, picture palaces and fleapits. Westbury Manor Museum, Fareham, Tuesday, 10am-5pm.

FOR KIDS: It’s a new day at Sittingbottom school and Frog is looking for a place to sit, but Cat has other ideas and Dog is doing as he’s told. But chaos is coming. Chichester Minerva Theatre, Monday, 2pm.