Hinckley BID Events

Hinckley BID organises a whole range of exciting events in Hinckley Town Centre, and thanks to your support they continue to grow in popularity every year! Please visit often to see the very latest information about our events. We look forward to seeing you!

What else is on in the coming months?

Are you a Hinckley BID Member Business with an upcoming event to promote? If so we'd love to share it on our website and email campaigns. Simply email our team with all of the details.

18th October — 23rd October

Hinckley BID's Shop Hinckley Half Term

12:00am to 11:59pm at Hinckley Town Centre.

One Week of Special Offers!

As a ‘thank you’ for Customers' support during another challenging year, many of our shops and services in Hinckley Town Centre will be making a Special Offer during the October Half Term, every day from Monday, 18th to Saturday, 23rd October inclusive.

HBBC is kindly offering FREE parking throughout the week too in selected car parks from 9.00 am:

  • Lower Bond Street
  • Trinity West
  • Castle Car Park

With Christmas coming, this will be an ideal time to take advantage of some really good deals!

Hinckley BID is also creating a spooky Halloween theme family TREASURE HUNT, with the answers to 11 clues placed on shop doorways and windows throughout the town centre. There will be £600 worth of gift voucher prizes to be won for correctly completed entries, so don't miss out! (Answers to the clues will only be on display during the event week). Print version of the entry form is available below.

Full details of all the Offers are available to download/print from our website.

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18th October — 23rd October

Hinckley BID's FREE Half Term Family Treasure Hunt

12:00am to 11:59pm at Hinckley Town Centre.

The 'family fun' element of our Shop Hinckley Half Term event is our FREE Treasure Hunt in the town centre throughout the week, with hundreds of pounds worth of prizes to be won!

So, whether you're fitting in some early Christmas shopping or just entertaining the children during the half term, you can't afford to miss out.

The Treasure Hunt trail can be completed using your smart phone, or you can do it the old fashioned way by downloading the attached version of the form to print at home.

Printed copies can be collected from the BID office, Castle Treats, Johnsons (Castle Street), The Pottery Shed (Hansom Court) and Britannia Shopping Centre.

** Solutions to the Treasure Hunt Clues will only be on display during the week of the event - Monday, 18th to Saturday, 23rd October 2021 **

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26th October

Hinckley LRFC Home Game vs Lutterworth Town

7:45pm to 9:45pm at Hinckley's Leicester Road Football Club, Leicester Road.

Come and support your local team and enjoy a great family evening out.

Entrance: £7 for Adults - £6 for Concessions - Accompanied children are FREE

Leicester Road Football Club
27th October — 30th October

Bedroom Farce

at Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head.

This laugh out loud show, hailed as one of Ayckbourn’s funniest plays, is just the tonic to raise your spirits as things start to get back to normal.

All profits from this show will go towards raising much needed funds for Concordia theatre so why not get yourself along for a good old giggle and support your fabulous local theatre at the same time!

For full details and to book tickets, please visit the Concordia Theatre website.

*This is a theatre fundraising production and your support is greatly appreciated

Concordia Theatre
30th October

Spooktacular Saturday

10:00am to 3:00pm at Castle Street.

Spooky fun for all the family!

Free event brought to you by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council.

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
30th October

Hinckley Model Railway Show

10:00am to 4:00pm at St Peters RC Church Hall, Leicester Road.

18 Layouts and 4 Trade Stands

Large Car Park

Disabled Friendly

Refreshments Available

Admission Fee: £4
Children with a paying adult FREE

30th October

Hinckley LRFC Home Game vs Northampton ON Chenecks

3:00pm to 4:00pm at Hinckley's Leicester Road Football Club, Leicester Road.

Come and support your local team and enjoy a great family afternoon out.

Entrance: £7 for Adults - £6 for Concessions - Accompanied children are FREE

Leicester Road Football Club
31st October

Quill - Riding Rainbows Tour featuring Bev Bevan

7:00pm to 10:00pm at Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head.

After months in lock down and the uniquely bizarre times we have all been through, classic Midlands folk rock band Quill are delighted to be touring again with a great new show and they are really looking forward to returning to the Concordia.

Seven-piece music group Quill consist of Joy Strachan-Brain lead vocals, Kate McWilliam violin, John Jowitt bass guitar, Lee Evans on lead guitar, Abby Brant on keyboards, former Robert Plant drummer Andy Edwards and former Move, ELO and Black Sabbath drummer Bev Bevan on drums and percussion.

You will hear an evening of Rock, Folk and Americana styles with a unique blend of drums and percussion, violin and beautiful vocal harmonies.

For full details and to book tickets, please visit the Concordia Theatre website.

Concordia Theatre
6th November

Hinckley LRFC Home Game vs Wellingborough Town

3:00pm to 5:00pm at Hinckley's Leicester Road Football Club, Leicester Road.

Come and support your local team and enjoy a great family afternoon out.

Entrance: £7 for Adults - £6 for Concessions - Accompanied children are FREE

Leicester Road Football Club
14th November

Remembrance Sunday

10:30am to 11:30am at Hinckley War Memorial, Adjacent to Argents Mead.

The annual Remembrance Sunday parade and service in honour and respect of those who have fought for their country in conflict.

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
19th November

Christmas Light Switch-On & Tin Hat Fair

4:00pm to 8:30pm at Market Place.

The big switch-on of the Christmas lights in Hinckley. The evening will start with live entertainment in the Market Place followed by the lights switch on at 6.30pm. There will be a fireworks display from Argents Mead at 6.45pm.

There will be a range of market stalls and the Tin Hat Fair will take place on Regent Street.

The fair will continue on Saturday 20th November from 4pm to 8.30pm

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
20th November

Hinckley LRFC Home Game vs Rothwell Corinthians

3:00pm to 5:00pm at Hinckley's Leicester Road Football Club, Leicester Road.

Come and support your local team and enjoy a great family afternoon out.

Entrance: £7 for Adults - £6 for Concessions - Accompanied children are FREE

Leicester Road Football Club
20th November

Tin Hat Fair

4:00pm to 8:30pm at Regent Street.

Following the Christmas Lights Switch-On on Friday, 19th, the Tin Hat Fair will continue on Saturday!

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
1st December

Christmas Lights Car Trail

6:00pm to 8:00pm at Castle Street.

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council and the United Reformed Church invite local disabled and elderly residents to come into Hinckley to see the Christmas lights and have tea and mince pies in the church afterwards.

Castle Street will be opened to traffic from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Anyone is welcome to come and drive at your leisure to view the Christmas lights and then exit onto Regent Street.

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
5th December

Hinckley BID & HBBC Festive Family Fun Run

10:45am to 12:30pm at Market Place.

Our annual Festive Family Fun Run returns on Sunday 5th December!

Join us at 10.45am in Market Place for a warm-up by the town’s resident Healthy Elf. The (0.8mile) run/stroll will then take place at 11am and all age groups and abilities are welcome. There will be a ‘SWEET STOP’ when you reach the top of Castle Street as an added incentive for the Children!

As a festive event, festive dress or Christmas jumpers are encouraged and there will be neck medals awarded to everyone who sports a Yuletide theme. Well-behaved dogs on leads are also welcome, especially those in festive dress.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

£50 Gift Voucher - Best Individual Costume
£50 Gift Voucher - Best Family Group Costumes
£25 Gift Voucher - Runner-up Best Costume (Junior - 12 years and under)
£25 Gift Voucher - Runner-up Best Costume (Senior)

To register, please complete the form via the link below, or alternatively call 01455 698494.

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10th December

Carols around the Tree

4:00pm to 5:00pm at Market Place.

Come and join in the spirit of Christmas by singing carols around the town centre Christmas tree.

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
11th December

Hinckley LRFC Home Game vs Newport Pagnell Town

3:00pm to 5:00pm at Hinckley's Leicester Road Football Club, Leicester Road.

Come and support your local team and enjoy a great family afternoon out.

Entrance: £7 for Adults - £6 for Concessions - Accompanied children are FREE

Leicester Road Football Club
12th December

Festive Feast and Crafts Market

10:00am to 4:00pm at Market Place.

Festive Feast event and a variety visiting crafts' vendors.

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
18th December — 22nd December

Hinckley BID's Santa's Amazing Grotto

at Hinckley Town Centre (venue to be revealed...).

TIMES:
Each day: 10.00am to 4.00pm
(Santa will need to take a break between 12.30 to 1pm to feed the reindeers)

All the way from Lapland, Hinckley BID is flying Santa and his helpers to their amazing magical Grotto (venue location to be revealed closer to the date....)

£2 entry per child with free admission to under 3's.

Every child will get to meet Santa and receives a little Christmas gift.

Booking arrangements to be confirmed (in line with government guidelines at the time)

For further details please email info@hinckleybid.co.uk

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3rd January

Hinckley LRFC Home Game vs Coventry United

3:00pm to 5:00pm at Hinckley's Leicester Road Football Club, Leicester Road.

Come and support your local team and enjoy a great family afternoon out.

Entrance: £7 for Adults - £6 for Concessions - Accompanied children are FREE

Leicester Road Football Club
15th January

Hinckley LRFC Home Game vs Bugbrooke St. Michaels

3:00pm to 5:00pm at Hinckley's Leicester Road Football Club, Leicester Road.

Come and support your local team and enjoy a great family afternoon out.

Entrance: £7 for Adults - £6 for Concessions - Accompanied children are FREE

Leicester Road Football Club