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.

3rd August

St Mary's Church Hall - Summer Activities

11:00am to 12:30pm at St Mary's Church Hall, St Mary's Road.

Everyone is welcome for fun crafts, games, messy play and celebrating the Olympics. Toys for younger children at every event. Lunch is at 12.15pm - please bring your own picnic.

Please book via email or text: bevfrettsome@hotmail.com or 07973 830668
£1.50 per child / 50p for adults (Drinks & biscuits provided)

4th August — 6th August

HBBC Snap Dragon Family Festival (with BID Sand Zone)

at Argents Mead.

11.00am to 3.00pm daily

This is a HBBC fun-filled three day spectacular for all the family to enjoy. There will be different themes each day and a giant sandpit sponsored by Hinckley BID.

All activities will be free or at a very low cost.

  • Wednesday: National Play Day
  • Thursday: Super Sports Day
  • Friday: Magical Fun Day

(Please remember to follow current Government COVID-19 Guidance)

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4th August

St Mary's Church - Themed Activities & Outside Trail

11:00am to 2:00pm at St Mary's Church, Church Walk.

Pop by for some lovely 'Snapdragon' themed activities and an outside trail.

Please book via email or text: bevfrettsome@hotmail.com or 07973 830668
£1.50 per child / 50p for adults

7th August — 8th August

Feast Hinckley

at Argents Mead.

10.00am to 5.00pm on both days

Your award-winning town centre park will once again host a large selection of food stalls, with ranges from all over the world. The giant inflatable assault course will return, sponsored by Hinckley BID. For more details, visit @feasthinckley on Facebook.

9th August

Hinckley Museum - Being A Roman

at The Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street.

Hinckley Museum will be hosting three popular and entertaining events for children during the school holidays.

- Monday, 26th July - Stone Age
- Monday, 9th August - Being a Roman

- Monday, 16th August - Being a Tudor

Two sessions will take place on each day: 10am to 12.00 noon and 1.00pm to 3.00pm


Venue:
The Atkins Building, opposite the Museum Cottages.

Admission by ticket only: £5 per child
(limited number of places). Tickets can be purchased from the Museum on Saturdays between 10.00am and 3.30pm.

10th August

St Mary's Church Hall - Summer Activities

11:00am to 12:30pm at St Mary's Church Hall, St Mary's Road.

Everyone is welcome for fun crafts, games, messy play and celebrating the Olympics. Toys for younger children at every event. Lunch is at 12.15pm - please bring your own picnic.

Please book via email or text: bevfrettsome@hotmail.com or 07973 830668
£1.50 per child / 50p for adults (Drinks & biscuits provided)

11th August

Hinckley BID's Summer of Fun - Robbie the Land Train

10:30am to 3:30pm at Market Place.

FREE! Back by popular demand, Robbie will be stopping off in Hinckley to ferry families up and down Castle Street’s pedestrianised area. The little train always brings a smile to the children's faces and with FREE RIDES available all day, parents will be smiling too!

FREE family fun event compliments of Hinckley BID and town centre businesses.

No booking necessary.

(Please remember to follow current Government COVID-19 Guidance)

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11th August

Hinckley BID's Summer of Fun - Crazy Golf

10:30am to 3:30pm at The Crescent.

FREE! With lots of unusual obstacles, this 9-hole Crazy Golf is forever popular with children and adults alike and a lot of fun too. Another great reason to pop into town. Really good fun for all the family so don't miss out!

FREE family fun event compliments of Hinckley BID and town centre businesses.

No booking necessary.

(Please remember to follow current Government COVID-19 Guidance)

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12th August

St Mary's Church Hall - Summer Activities

11:00am to 12:30pm at St Mary's Church Hall, St Mary's Road.

Everyone is welcome for fun crafts, games, messy play and celebrating the Olympics. Toys for younger children at every event. Lunch is at 12.15pm - please bring your own picnic.

Please book via email or text: bevfrettsome@hotmail.com or 07973 830668
£1.50 per child / 50p for adults (Drinks & biscuits provided)

14th August

Music in the Mead - Steven Faulkner and his Band

1:00pm to 3:00pm at Argents Mead.

A free performance in the bandstand by Steven Faulkner with his band, playing songs from his critically-acclaimed recent releases.

16th August

Hinckley Museum - Being a Tudor

at The Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street.

Hinckley Museum will be hosting three popular and entertaining events for children during the school holidays.

- Monday, 26th July - Stone Age
- Monday, 9th August - Being a Roman
- Monday, 16th August - Being a Tudor


Two sessions will take place on each day: 10am to 12.00 noon and 1.00pm to 3.00pm


Venue:
The Atkins Building, opposite the Museum Cottages.

Admission by ticket only: £5 per child
(limited number of places). Tickets can be purchased from the Museum on Saturdays between 10.00am and 3.30pm.

17th August

St Mary's Church Hall - Summer Activities

11:00am to 12:30pm at St Mary's Church Hall, St Mary's Road.

Everyone is welcome for fun crafts, games, messy play and celebrating the Olympics. Toys for younger children at every event. Lunch is at 12.15pm - please bring your own picnic.

Please book via email or text: bevfrettsome@hotmail.com or 07973 830668
£1.50 per child / 50p for adults (Drinks & biscuits provided)

18th August

Hinckley BID's Summer of Fun - Dr Zoolittle and Pets

10:30am to 3:30pm at Outside Jaspers, Castle Street.

Dr Zoolittle is visiting Hinckley again with his wide array of little animals and creatures! From hissing cockroaches to cuddly rabbits and amusing meerkats - come along and take advantage of some great photo opportunities.

FREE family fun event compliments of Hinckley BID and town centre businesses.

No booking necessaray.

(Please remember to follow current Government COVID-19 Guidance)

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19th August

St Mary's Church Hall - Summer Activities

11:00am to 12:30pm at St Mary's Church Hall, St Mary's Road.

Everyone is welcome for fun crafts, games, messy play and celebrating the Olympics. Toys for younger children at every event. Lunch is at 12.15pm - please bring your own picnic.

Please book via email or text: bevfrettsome@hotmail.com or 07973 830668
£1.50 per child / 50p for adults (Drinks & biscuits provided)

19th August

Hinckley BID's Classic Vehicle Evening Meet

5:00pm to 8:30pm at Market Place (access via Station Road).

FULLY BOOKED! Unfortunately, we are unable to accept any further entries for the August Meet, but please do come along and enjoy the event as a spectator.

Parking is free after 6pm in town centre council car parks. The closest car parks are at Church Walk and St. Mary’s, Station Road.

Hinckley BID's Classic Vehicle Meets for 2021 will be taking place on the following dates (in line with government guidance that applies at the time):

ENTRY TO EXHIBIT AT THE EVENING MEETS IS BY PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. Final details and an official PASS will be issued a week in advance by email. Your pass must be displayed to gain entry.

  • Thursday 15th July 2021 – 5.00pm to 8.30pm - FULLY BOOKED
  • Thursday 19th August 2021 – 5.00pm to 8.30pm - FULLY BOOKED

Entrance for exhibitors is from Station Road into Market Place.

Spectators are warmly welcomed!

This event is FREE TO ENTER and FREE TO VISIT.

The main focus is ‘classic’ vehicles (which must be pre-2000 registration).

Hope to see you there!

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21st August

Music in the Mead - Out of Gas

1:00pm to 3:00pm at Argents Mead.

A free performance of popular covers in the bandstand by Out of Gas.

28th August

Music in the Mead - Supersonic 90s

1:00pm to 3:00pm at Argents Mead.

Free performance in the bandstand.

Supersonic 90s are a four-piece all-male band with many years experience playing nineties covers. Expect covers from Oasis, Pulp, Suede, Foo Fighters, James, Robbie Williams and more.

19th September

Hinckley BID's 10th Annual Motorshow

10:00am to 4:30pm at Castle Street.

Our Annual Motorshow is back again, bigger and better than ever. Having missed out last year, we will ensure that this is one to remember!

ENTRY IS BY PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY FOR THIS SHOW

Unfortunately, we will be unable to allow entry to vehicles on the day where PRE-REGISTRATION has not been completed. All vehicles must display our special 'window hanger' to gain entry.

For those who don't have a vehicle to exhibit, don't be put off. We hope you will join us as spectators for what promises to be a fabulous day. With free entertainment for children in Argents Mead and many shops, restaurants and bars open for your enjoyment, you won't be disappointed!

  • Hinckley BID's 10th Annual Motorshow on Sunday, 19th September 2021
  • 10.00am to 4.30pm
  • Hinckley Town Centre
  • FREE to exhibit and attend!

Growing in popularity every year and probably the biggest town centre motorshow in the country. We welcome Individuals and Clubs, classic and vintage vehicles and vehicles of special interest.

More than 900 vehicle owners from all over the Midlands and beyond filled Hinckley Town Centre in 2019 to show off their beautiful and carefully restored machines to a crowd of several thousand people.

Trophies will be awarded to winners in the following categories:

  • Best Car in Show (1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards)
  • Best Motorbike in Show
  • Best Scooter in Show
  • Outstanding Vehicle Award
  • Special Award at Judges' discretion
  • Best Club Car
  • Best Turned Out Driver & Crew (please register for this competition on the day)

This is a FREE EVENT brought to you by Hinckley BID, compliments of town centre businesses.

ENTRY TO THE SHOW IS ON A PRE-REGISTRATION BASIS ONLY, so please complete the Online Entry via the link provided below or, download the print version of the entry form.

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18th October — 24th 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.

Full details will be published nearer to the date.

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18th October — 23rd October

Hinckley BID's Shop Hinckley Half Term

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

As a ‘thank you’ for Customers' support during a hugely 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.

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

Hinckley BID is also creating a family TREASURE HUNT, with 12 clue answers placed on shop doorways and windows throughout the town centre. There will be hundreds of pounds worth of gift voucher prizes, so don't miss out!

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