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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’.

 

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.

17 Jul 2024

Hinckley BID's Summer of Fun - Dinosaur Invasion

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

Dinosaurs invade Hinckley!

The Nutty Professor and his team are being called in to catch the roaming Dinosaurs and find their eggs! Please come and enjoy the fun. Shows will take place at 10.30am, 12.00 noon, 1.30pm and 3.00pm.

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18 Jul 2024

Hinckley BID's Classic Vehicle Meet

5:00pm to 8:00pm at Market Place.

The second of Hinckley BID’s Classic Vehicle Meets of 2024. Anyone with a classic vehicle of any kind who would like to pop along would be most welcome.

Entrance will be from Station Road.

Free to visit and enter!

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24 Jul 2024

Hinckley BID's Summer of Fun - Little Land Train

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

The Little Land Train will be making a return visit to Hinckley and providing FREE rides again between Market Place and Castle Street. Very popular with adults and children alike!

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27 Jul 2024

Music in the Mead

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

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council event. Different Kettle of Fish will be performing country tunes.

31 Jul 2024

Hinckley BID's Summer of Fun - Mini Zoo

10:30am to 3:30pm at Castle Street.

The popular Mini Zoo is visiting Castle Street again with a wide array of animals and little creatures! From hissing snakes to lovable meerkats and unusual creatures – come along and take advantage of some great photo opportunities. FREE to attend.

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1 Aug 2024

Elbow Room Jam Night

8:30pm to 11:00pm at Elbow Room Alehouse, 26 Station Road.

Open Jam session at Elbow Room Alehouse! Amps, mics and drums provided. Bring your own instruments and jam with the house band and other attending musicians. All instruments and vocalists welcome!

This event takes place on the 4th April, 2nd May, 6th June, 4th July, 1st August, 5th September, 3rd October, 7th November, 5th December.

Elbow Room Ale and Cider House
3 Aug 2024

Feast Hinckley

10:00am to 5:00pm at Argents Mead.

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council event. Enjoy the two-day foodie extravaganza, with lots of food stalls appearing in Argents Mead for the weekend.

5 Aug 2024 — 7 Aug 2024

Snap Dragon Children and Families Festival

11:00am to 3:00pm at Argents Mead.

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council event. Three, fun-filled days of free family activities in Argents Mead (small charge for some activities may apply).

Monday - Flower Power celebrates 50 years of HBBC.

Tuesday - Go For Gold celebrates the Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympic Games.

Wednesday - National Play Day celebrates a child's right to play.

14 Aug 2024

Hinckley BID's Summer of Fun - Sports Day

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

Come along and and enjoy some fun, sporty children's activities where everyone gets to have a go!

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15 Aug 2024

Hinckley BID's Classic Vehicle Meet

5:00pm to 8:00pm at Market Place.

The final Hinckley BID Classic Vehicle meet of 2024 before our big Motor Show on Sunday, 15th September.

Anyone with a classic vehicle of any kind who would like to join us would be most welcome.

Entrance will be from Station Road. FREE event.

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17 Aug 2024

Music in the mead

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

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council event. Enjoy a performance by popular local singer Sam Southall.

21 Aug 2024

Hinckley BID's Summer of Fun - Seaside Fun

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

Children of all ages will have the opportunity to make a Seaside model to take home using eco-friendly materials. There will also be traditional Punch & Judy fun shows at 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm & 3:00pm. All FREE of charge!!

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31 Aug 2024

Music in the Mead

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

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council event.

Enjoy a performance by The Sounds of Swing - Dean Thomas, a one-man tribute to all things swing.

5 Sep 2024

Elbow Room Jam Night

8:30pm to 11:00pm at Elbow Room Alehouse, 26 Station Road.

Open Jam session at Elbow Room Alehouse! Amps, mics and drums provided. Bring your own instruments and jam with the house band and other attending musicians. All instruments and vocalists welcome!

This event takes place on the 4th April, 2nd May, 6th June, 4th July, 1st August, 5th September, 3rd October, 7th November, 5th December.

Elbow Room Ale and Cider House
15 Sep 2024

Hinckley BID's 13th Annual Motor Show

10:00am to 4:00pm at Town Centre.

Our Annual Motor Show is back for 2024 by popular demand!

All Classic Vehicles and Vehicles of Special Interest are welcome. Over 800 owners from all over the Midlands and beyond filled Hinckley Town Centre and Argents Mead at our show last year to show off their beautiful and carefully restored machines to a crowd of several thousand.

You can look forward to a festival atmosphere with live music and entertainment for children, making it a fantastic day out for all the family. Many of the town’s fabulous cafes, bars and shops will be open for your enjoyment too.

If you attend one motor show this year, make sure it’s this one! FREE to exhibit and FREE to attend.

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1 Oct 2024 — 31 Oct 2024

Hinckley BID's Halloween Treasure Trail

at Hinckley Town Centre.

FUN & FREE Treasure Hunt for all the family, just follow the spooky clues located on shop windows around the town to find all the answers!

All correct entries are included in a draw with a chance to win hundreds of pounds worth of prizes. You can’t afford to miss out!

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3 Oct 2024

Elbow Room Jam Night

8:30pm to 11:00pm at Elbow Room Alehouse, 26 Station Road.

Open Jam session at Elbow Room Alehouse! Amps, mics and drums provided. Bring your own instruments and jam with the house band and other attending musicians. All instruments and vocalists welcome!

This event takes place on the 4th April, 2nd May, 6th June, 4th July, 1st August, 5th September, 3rd October, 7th November, 5th December.

Elbow Room Ale and Cider House