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.

11th July — 12th August

Atkins Gallery Open Exhibition - Platinum Jubilee

at Atkins Gallery, Lower Bond Street.

In 2022, Queen Elizabeth II will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee. It has been seventy years since her Majesty took the throne on 6th February 1952 when she was 25 years old. We are looking for works in any medium with a connection to the Queen. The exhibition will also have a display of assorted Royal Memorabilia.

Artist can submit up to three pieces in any media related to the brief for £12 payable online and if you would like a copy of the artist brief please email info@atkinsbuilding.co.uk

Atkins Gallery
15th August

Tudor Frolics with Jed Jaggard

12:00am to 4:00pm at Hinckley & District Museum, Lower Bond Street.

Tudor themed activities for children. Great fun and a lovely opportunity for school holiday entertainment and meeting up with little friends.

Admission £2 per person.

Hinckley and District Museum
17th August

Hinckley BID's Summer of fun - Dr Zoolittle

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 necessary.

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18th August

Hinckley BID's Classic Vehicle Meet

5:00pm to 8:30pm at Market Place.

The final Hinckley BID Classic Vehicle meet of 2022 before our big Motorshow on Sunday 18th September. Anyone with a classic vehicle who would like to pop along would be most welcome. Entrance will be from Station Road. FREE event.

Free to visit and enter!

Hinckley BID's Classic Vehicle Meets will be taking place on:

  • Thursday 19th May
  • Thursday 16th June
  • Thursday 21st July
  • Thursday 18th August

These are FREE events to exhibitors and spectators and no prior booking is required.

To exhibit on the evening, vehicles should be pre-2000 registration or qualify as 'special interest'. This will be determined by a marshal on the day. If you have any queries, please get in touch.

Please spread the word to any enthusiast you may know!

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22nd August — 1st September

Atkins Gallery - Earl Shilton Camera Club

12:00am to 11:59pm at Atkins Gallery, Lower Bond Street.

Earl Shilton Camera Club present their 2022 exhibition with a full members' showcase.
The club has members ranging from beginners to experienced photographer’s with the common aim of improving all members' skills and sharing knowledge. Learn more about ESCC at http://www.earlshiltoncameraclub.org.uk

Atkins Gallery
22nd August

Family Entertainment on Argents Mead - Battle of Bosworth

at Argents Mead, Town Centre.

Hinckley High Street Action Zone and Hinckley Museum present a FREE day of Medieval Fun for all the family and even some mini Battles of Bosworth, 537 years after the actual battle took place!

With Children’s Have-a-Go Activities throughout the day - don’t forget to visit the gory Barber Surgeon!

There will be 'shows' taking place on the hour, as follows:

10.00am / 12 noon / 2.00pm - Meet The Barber Surgeon

11.00am / 1.00pm / 3.00pm - Mini Battle of Bosworth

Come along for great Summer entertainment for the children and some insight to our exciting local history.

Admission: FREE

Hinckley and District Museum
24th August

Hinckley BID's Summer of Fun - The Little Land Train & Crazy Golf

10:30am to 3:30pm at Hinckley Town Centre.

The Little Land Train 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!

ALSO there will be a 9-hole Crazy Golf course located in the Crescent to! 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.

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29th August

Victorian Wash Day

10:00am to 4:00pm at Hinckley & District Museum, Lower Bond Street.

Victorian Wash Day at the Museum!

Great fun and a lovely opportunity for school holiday entertainment and meeting up with little friends.

Admission £2 per person.

Hinckley and District Museum
18th September

Hinckley BID's 11th Annual Motorshow

10:00am to 4:30pm at Hinckley Town Centre.

Our hugely popular FREE Motorshow returns in 2022 for its 11th year on Sunday 18th September!

Hundreds of vehicle owners from all over the Midlands and beyond filled Hinckley Town Centre and Argents Mead on a Sunday last year to show off their beautiful and carefully restored machines to a crowd of many thousand people.

Many of the town's fabulous cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars and shops will be open for your enjoyment too. There will be additional entertainment for the children including ice cream and face painting, lots of seats in the park, free public toilets – just making it a fantastic day out for all the family.. If you attend one motorshow this year, make sure it's this one! And parking in all the Council owned car parks is also FREE for this event!

There is no charge to exhibit Classic Vehicles or Vehicles of Special Interest and it is also FREE for anyone to attend as a spectator.

Entries are now open! Register via the link below:

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22nd October

Hinckley Model Railway Show

at St Peter's RC Church Hall, Leicester Road.

Hinckley's Model Railway Show is back!

18 layouts and 3 trade stands to enjoy. There is a large car park for convenient parking and the venue is disabled friendly.

Refreshments available at the event.

Admission charge: £4.50 (children with a paying adult attend for FREE)

Past Hinckley BID Events

The following Hinckley BID events have already taken place this year. Visit back often to find out when they will return!