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What's on in Hinckley?

Your one-stop guide to everything happening in Hinckley Town Centre - BID Events for the year followed by ‘What else is on this month’.


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.

30 Nov 2023 — 4 Dec 2023

St Mary's Annual Christmas Tree Festival

6:30pm to 1:00pm at St Mary's Church, Church Walk.

Get into the spirit of Christmas and come to see the church transformed with trees, lights and decorations.

1 Dec 2023 — 19 Dec 2023

Hinckley BID's Best Dressed Christmas Shop Window Competition

at Hinckley Town Centre.

Our Best Dressed Christmas Shop Window competition is back for 2023!

If you are a town center BID member business and would like to enter the competition, simply submit your photographs to for us to share on social media. Alternatively, please let us know when your window is ready to reveal and we will come by and take some photographs ourselves.

Winners will be announced on Thursday, 21st December! There will be a beautiful trophy for the winner and certificates for any highly commended entries.

Good luck everyone...

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4 Dec 2023

GoLearn FREE Christmas Crafts Drop-in Session

2:00pm to 5:00pm at Hinckely Library, Lancaster Road.

A lovely opportunity for adult learners to drop by and create Christmas decorations, meet new people and discover what your local library has to offer.

Hinckley Library
6 Dec 2023

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 drive at their leisure viewing the Christmas lights. For details please the HBBC website nearer the time.

8 Dec 2023

Carols around the Tree

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

Wrap up warm and come and join in the spirit of Christmas by singing well known carols around the Christmas tree. In partnership with Churches Together.

9 Dec 2023

St Mary's Church - ABBA Tribute

7:00pm to 10:00pm at St Mary's Church, Church Walk.

Come along to St Mary's Church to enjoy some ABBA classics. Great entertainment and tickets are just £10 each.

Tickets available online or from the Coffee Bar at St Mary's Church.

10 Dec 2023

Feastive Feast

at Market Place.

Festive Feasts and Crafts Market returns with a range of street food stalls, warm mulled wine and crafts stalls. Enjoy live Christmas music and entertainment next to the town centre Christmas Tree.

16 Dec 2023 — 18 Dec 2023

HBBC & Hinckley BID’s Santa’s Grotto

at Britannia Centre.

Santa and his team of Elves are delighted to be making a 3 day stop in Hinckley all the way from Lapland again this year!

Santa’s magical Hinckley BID Grotto will be found at a secret hideaway within the Britannia Centre, located just off pedestrianised Castle St in Hinckley Town Centre. The Grotto will open its doors from Saturday 16th to Monday 18th December, welcoming visitors each day from 10am – 12.30pm and then from 1pm - 4pm. Entry to the event will cost just £3 per child (cash only please). Photos with Santa will be allowed and each child to visit Santa will also be given some sweeties by him and his Elves.

On Sunday 17th we are reserving a ‘quiet hour’ from 10am to 11am for children with special needs – to book to see Santa within this quiet hour or for more information on this event please call 01455 698494 during weekdays.

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16 Dec 2023

Concordia Theatre Open Day - FREE ENTRY

10:00am to 4:00pm at Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head.

Have you got a little spare time for volunteering? Concordia Theatre is currently welcoming new volunteer recruits!

On Saturday, 16th December 2023, the theatre will be throwing open its doors to give you a chance to find out more about this wonderful venue, with the hope that a few of you may want to join its fantastic band of volunteers! They will have staff on hand to show you just what happens inside one of most successful voluntary run theatres in the country!

Feeling in need of some refreshment? Then our Spotlight Bar and Coffee Lounge will also be open with a selection of light refreshments etc.

Save the date! Saturday, 16th December 2023 - 10.00am to 4.00pm.

Full details can be found on Concordia Theatre website.

Concordia Theatre