It’s a week of classic theatre this week Mike Leigh’s play Abigail’s Party comes to Theatre Royal Winchester from Wednesday 1 to Saturday 4 March – for a preview click here and look out for a review, coming soon. Meanwhile, the ultimate whodunit, The Mousetrap (pictured top) opens at The Mayflower, Southampton, tonight, running until March 4 – read more here, while The Verdict opens at MAST Mayflower Studios tonight, running until March 4 – click here for details.
For anyone inspired by the prospect of spring to get out and do some gardening, this weekend’s Seep Swap, which includes a plant sale, at The Art House is a must – click here for more information.
There are some great musical offerings to chose from in and around Southampton this week. Discover Susanna Wallumrød’s magical interpretations of Baudelaire’s poetry, when she comes to Turner Sims on Saturday 4 March – click here for more information. British-Guyanese rapper Loyle Carner, famous for tackling tough issues through deep music, is coming to O2 Academy Bournemouth on Thursday 9 March – read more here. Hampshire-based singer-songwriter Charlie Smith is hosting a fundraising gig at The Art House, Southampton, to raise money for the venue’s community pantry on March 3 – read more here.
A group exhibition from Drawing on the Outside participants continues at October Books in Portswood – read more here.
We’ve just scratched the surface of what’s on offer this week. For your full weekly listings, pop over to Shop Local Southampton: shoplocalsouthampton.com
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