Things to do in the Portsmouth area on Thursday and Friday
Here are six great events taking place across the area in the next 48 hours.
CONCERT: Multi-platinum recording artist Michael Ball goes on tour with his new studio album Coming Home To You. Tickets from £46. Portsmouth Guildhall, Friday, 7pm.
GIG: For one night only, BR James will be playing all of John Legend’s best hits, from All of Me to Ordinary People. Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth, Thursday, 8.30pm.
FILM: Emergency doctor Rike (Susanne Wolff) embarks on a one-woman solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic. No6 Cinema, Portsmouth Dockyard, Thursday, 7pm.
BALLET: Lose yourself in the decadence of 1920s New York as Northern Ballet tells the story of Fitzgerald’s mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby. Ticket prices vary. Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, Thursday, 2pm.
MUSIC: A musical celebration of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, featuring songs Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like A Man and many more. Tickets from £25. Kings Theatre, Southsea, tonight, 7.30pm.
EVENT: A spoken word event with authors Louisa Campbell and John O'Donoghue and band Crossing Lines to mark Mental Health Awareness week. The Square Tower, Old Portsmouth, Thursday, 6.30pm.