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3rd March — 7th March

Tom's Midnight Garden

at Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head.

Tom has always been told it’s impossible to travel back in time, but when the grandfather clock in the hallway chimes thirteen times, Tom is transported to a secret garden from the past. Here he meets Hatty and together these two new friends enjoy fantastic adventures in a magical wonderland. Tickets start at £9. For more information, call Richard Cooper on 01455 613345.

4th March

Community Cafe in the Park

10:00am to 1:00pm at Hollycroft Park, Shakespeare Drive.

A social event which takes place at the pavilion at Hollycroft Park on the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Pop along and enjoy a coffee and catch up with friends in the award-winning surroundings.

5th March

Open Mic Night

at Elbow Room, Station Road.

Enjoy Elbow Room’s monthly open mic night, hosted by Steve Faulkner. Come along and play, sing or just sit and enjoy. From 8pm.

5th March

Evening Workshop

7:00pm to 10:00pm at Pottery Shed, Hansom Court.

During this fun, adults-only workshop, you will learn how to use Sgraffito to etch your own design onto a large, 28cm coupe plate before layering paint in different colours. The cost is £25 or £28 for a large plate. The session runs from 7-10pm and there is one free drink. To book, call 01455 324 512.

6th March

Meet the Coach

9:00am to 3:00pm at Market Place.

Wood Tours are celebrating 70 years of service - and Millington Travel are giving you the chance to come and say hello and meet the coach, and discuss day trips in the area.

6th March

Gruffalo Storytime & Paint a Plate Keepsake

10:00am to 11:30am at Pottery Shed, Hansom Court.

Make memories with your toddler as you listen to The Gruffalo, before creating a plate using your child’s footprint. Your child can help paint the sky and grass and add flowers and trees with fingerprints. There will be a drink and biscuit included in the price of £14, or £16 for a larger plate. There will also be a Zog event on March 20. To book, call 01455 324 512.

6th March

Three Cracking Comedies & Fish n Chip Supper

7:30pm to 10:00pm at St Mary's Church Hall, St Mary's Road.

Three cracking comedies with fish, chips and cake to follow from the multi award winning Little Acorns Production Company. Three one-act comedies about relationships: Learning to Like You by Rob Scott; Carrot By David Tristram, and Closure by Rob Scott. Bring your own drink, we supply the glasses. Tickets £12 each (including food) - ring Linda on 07770901912.

6th March

Three Cracking Comedies & Fish n Chip Supper

7:30pm to 10:00pm at St Mary's Church Hall, St Mary's Road.

Three cracking comedies with fish, chips and cake to follow from the multi award winning Little Acorns Production Company. Three one-act comedies about relationships: Learning to Like You by Rob Scott; Carrot By David Tristram, and Closure by Rob Scott. Bring your own drink, we supply the glasses. Tickets £12 each (including food) - ring Linda on 07770901912.

6th March

Live Music

7:30pm to 11:30pm at I Due Vulcani, The Crescent.

Kick off the weekend with a performance by the Hopsons Kaffee Acoustic Trio. Expect to hear a range of songs, including music by Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, The Beatles, Elvis, Dire Straits and more.

7th March

Awesome Science Experiments

12:45pm to 1:00pm at Hinckley Library, Lancaster Road.

For this year’s British Science Week, join award-winning author Jane Clarke for a fun, interactive session based on her Al's Awesome Science Series. Be prepared to experiment!

Pre-booking is essential for this fun, interactive event. Suitable for children aged between five and 11 years old. £2.50 per child.

7th March

Two Colour Lino Cuts and Prints Workshop

1:30pm to 4:30pm at Art Studio & Ten2 Gallery, 102 Castle Street.

Create your own two colour lino print over the course of two Saturday afternoons.


All materials provided £75.00

Art Studio and Ten2 Gallery
11th March

SEND Local Offer Roadshow

10:00am to 11:00am at St John's Church, Coventry Road.

Come along to St John's Church, 351 Coventry Road (Hinckley) and meet with services available to support children with special educational needs and disabilities and their families. For further information please email leicestershirelocaloffer@leics.gov.uk

12th March

Clay Carving Workshop

7:00pm to 10:00pm at Pottery Shed, Hansom Court.

This is a great introduction to working with clay. Learn how to cut and carve your own design, then paint your tea light using underglaze paints.

13th March

Little Acorns Amateur Production

7:30pm to 9:30pm at St Mary's Community Hall, St Mary's Road.

Three Cracking Comedies (with Fish and Chips!!)

- Learning to Like You by Rob Scott

- Carrot by David Tristram

- Closure by Rob Scott

Tickets£12.00 each including fish, chips and cake to follow.

Bring your own drinks!

Tickets available in advance only.


For tickets, call Linda on 07770901912 or Chris on 07958 777191.

Find us on Facebook: Just click on the link Little Acorns

(Second performance on Saturday 14th March 2020: Stoke Golding Hall, Hall Drive, Stoke Golding CV13 6DX - Curtain Up 7:30pm)

14th March

The Shape of Things

at Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head.

Studio Theatre Production presents The Shape of Things. Set in a small university town in the American Midwest, it centres on the lives of four young students who become emotionally and romantically involved with each other. Tickets cost £7 each. Call 01455 615005 to book.

16th March — 21st March

Sweeney Todd

at Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head.

When a prisoner returns to town, he promises to wreak vengeance on the men who stole his freedom - and his revenge is a dish best served piping hot. Tickets start at £10, with Wednesday to Saturday tickets £13. To book, contact Christine Clarke on 01455 610010.

16th March — 20th March

Hinckley on Canvas - Atkins Gallery

at Atkins Gallery, Lower Bond Street.

'Hinckley on Canvas' is the debut exhibition by local photographer and resident John Coward who has been capturing the town throughout the seasons, with all photos taken on a camera phone.

Pieces on display will include Hollycroft Park, Atkins Building, St Mary's Church, War Memorial and Argents Mead.

All works displayed will be available to buy and you can see more of his work on Instagram @johncowardphotography

Atkins Gallery is open Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:30 FREE ENTRY

Atkins Gallery
17th March

Quiz Night

at Elbow Room, Station Road.

Enjoy the Elbow Room’s quiz night - it involves trams of four, but teams can be made on the night. Tickets cost £3 per person and all proceeds go to charity. Booking required. From 7pm.

18th March

Community Cafe in the Park

10:00am to 1:00pm at Hollycroft Park, Shakespeare Drive.

A social event which takes place at the pavilion at Hollycroft Park on the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Pop along and enjoy a coffee and catch up with friends in the award-winning surroundings.

19th March

Museum Talk

at Upper School Room, Baines Lane.

Join Nick Marshall as he presents the latest Museum talk: fashion in the Victorian ages. Tickets cost £3 for non museum members, or free for members. From 7.30pm.

20th March

The Pottery Shed - Zog storytime & paint a ceramic keepsake

10:00am to 11:30am at The Pottery Shed, 4 Hansom Court.

This is a great way to make memories with your toddler or child. We read you the story about a dragon called Zog. We'll take your child's footprint and then give you a step by step guide of how to change their footprint into a dragon like the one in the story.Your child can help out by adding the sky and grass, then we'll give them a drink and biscuit to allow you to put the finer details on the plate. We'll write your child's name on the plate.

Once you've finished your plate we will glaze and fire it in a kiln and have it ready for you to collect the following week.

20cm plate is £14

25cm plate is £16

The Pottery Shed
20th March

The Pottery Shed - Grown Ups Night

7:00pm to 8:00pm at The Pottery Shed, 4 Hansom Court.

Looking for a fun night out with friends? Then why not come along to our Grown Ups night pottery painting at The Pottery Shed.

We have a great selection of pottery to choose from and lots of tips and techniques to show you how to decorate your pottery.

You can book and pay your £5 deposit by PayPal through the website link below or call and pay over the phone by calling 01454 324512.

The evening lasts for 3 hours and we require a minimum spend if £15 per person. £2 from your deposit will also come off your bill on the night. You’ll also get your first drink free and lots of cake to eat on the night

The Pottery Shed
20th March

Peaky Blinders Themed Night

7:30pm to 11:30pm at I Due Vulcani, The Crescent.

Dust off your flapper and dapper costumes - the speak easy, Gatsby themed night is back by popular demand! On the night, Rachel Ball will entertain guests with her unique, post-modern jukebox. Booking is essential - £20 per person.

21st March

Ten2 Workshop: Needlefelt Cats

1:00pm to 4:30pm at Ten2 Gallery, 102 Castle Street.

Tutor: Gemma Bee

A needle felting workshop suitable for complete beginners and those who know a little of the technique. Needle felting is simple to learn and very addictive once you start. Gemma will give you an introduction to needle felting, and show you step by step how to make a cat. There will be an instruction sheet to take away, and plenty of pictures.

Price: £40
All materials included.

Art Studio and Ten2 Gallery
22nd March

Mothering Sunday Service

10:00am to 1:00pm at Holy Trinity Church.

An all-age service thanking God for our Mums and considering how we serve. For more information, contact Holy Trinity Office on 01455 697738 or email office@holytrinityhinckley.org.

22nd March

The Pottery Shed - Mother’s Day Gift Making Sun 22nd March

11:00am to 1:00pm at The Pottery Shed, 4 Hansom Court.

A great way for all generations to do together on Mother’s Day. Come and paint pottery - You can choose from over 200 items to paint using ceramic paints.

We have lots of tips and tools you can use to decorate with so don’t worry if you don’t think you are artistic. Once you’ve finished painting we will glaze and fire your pottery in a kiln and it will be ready the following week for you to collect.

To book you place call the shop in 01455324512.

Places are limited so we are taking a £5 deposit which will come off your bill in the day.

We will give you a drink each and some cake and £2 per person from your deposit will come off your bill on the day.

1st session is 11- 1pm

2nd session is 1.30pm -3.30pm.

The Pottery Shed
22nd March

Sing Sing Swing

at Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head.

Matt Ford and his band perform the hits of Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Sammy Davis Jnr, Tony Bennett, Michael Bublé, Dean Martin Matt Monro and many more. Starts at 7pm and costs £19.50 per ticket. For more information, contact: Patricia Ford on 02476 346950 or the theatre box office on 01455 615005. From 7pm.

22nd March

The Cosy Cafe - Mothers Day Afternoon Tea

12:30pm to 2:30pm at 89 Castle Street.

Mothers Day Afternoon Tea, with a selection of sandwiches, savoury selection, fruit scone with clotted cream & jam, selection of cakes and unlimited tea, coffee or squash

£12.95 per person

All mum’s received a potted primrose

Pre bookings only

Seatings available: 12.30pm and 2.30pm

The Cosy Cafe
27th March

Night of a Thousand Stars

at Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head.

Performance by Pat Barker Academy. For more information, call 01455 615005.

27th March

The Pottery Shed - Peter Rabbit Storytime and Paint a ceramic keepsake

10:00am to 11:00am at The Pottery Shed, 4 Hansom Court.

A great way to make memories with your toddler or pre school child. We read you a story about Peter the naughty rabbit and then take your child's footprint on a 20cm ceramic plate.We'll give you a step by step guide of how to change your child's footprint into a bunny rabbit just like the one in the story.

Your child will also get a drink and biscuit so it will allow you to put the finer details on the bunny.

Once you've finished painting we'll write your child's name for you and then your plate will be glazed then fired in a kiln. We'll have it ready for you to collect the following week.

20cm plate £14

25cm plate £16

The Pottery Shed
28th March

Ten2 Workshop: Kokedama Moss Balls with Jean Savage

1:00pm to 4:30pm at Ten2 Gallery, 102 Castle Street.

In this class you will make Kokedama Moss Balls - these are living planters which can be suspended on string, or nestled into wood etc. You will make the moss balls from scratch, and the string from suitable leaves and grasses. Then learn the most suitable plants to use and how to care for them.
Materials for a small moss ball and plants included.

Price: £45

Art Studio and Ten2 Gallery
29th March

Bodgers Sunday Soothe

at Elbow Room, Station Road.

Come along and let the Dodgers soothe away your Sunday blues. Always professional, they are great musicians. Expect a good atmosphere and a good laugh. Free to enter. From 4pm.