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Events for 01 May 2017 - 31 May 2017

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Footprints on the Fosseway by Redmoor Academy

  • Date: 05 May 2017 - 10 May 2017
  • Every day
  • Location: Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, LE10 1QU
  • Time: 9:00 - 14:30
  • Cost: Free

This is an exhibition by Redmoor Academy that covers a year of exploring the Roman heritage of Hinckley and surrounding areas.

It will consist of: 

  • An original mosaic made using traditional Roman methods
  • Costumes created by students for use by actors in a world premiere of a forgotten Roman play
  • A life-size Roman chariot of the type used on the Fosse Way
  • Archaeological finds from the dig at Sharnford
  • A film of the Roman play
  • he documentary of the years' work
  • written pieces and photographs

If you would like to see the exhibition outside of this time please contact The Atkins Building on 01455 247070 or email: info@atkinsbuilding.co.uk

Visit The Atkins Building website for further information.

Story in the Mead

  • Date: 06 May 2017
  • Location: Argents Mead bandstand
  • Time: 12:00 - 13:00
  • Cost: Free

A series of summer reading sessions from May to September, aimed at children and families, to be held in Agents Mead.

The first of our Summer Storytelling events in Argents Mead Bandstand. Admission is free, so why not bring a picnic and come along with the family and be immersed in a series of short stories by professional storyteller John Edgar.

Last updated: 02/05/2017 14:29

Burbage Common Open Day

  • Date: 07 May 2017
  • Location: Burbage Common, Leicester Road, Hinckley, LE10 3DD
  • Time: 10:30 - 16:30
  • Cost: Free admission

23rd annual countryside open day adjacent to the visitors centre.

This day really does make the most of the natural environment with workshops, demonstrations, Morris dancers, maypole dancing, crafts, outdoor activities and animals.

A fun day for all the family. Regular events include:

  • Alpacas
  • Morris dancing
  • Maypole dancing
  • Falconry
  • Pond dipping
  • Den building
  • Local wildlife and conservation groups
  • Traditional countryside crafts
  • Farmers market
  • Refreshment

For further details please contact: 01455 255799.

Last updated: 11/02/2016 10:50

In Oils by Neil Prior

  • Date: 13 May 2017 - 27 May 2017
  • Every day
  • Location: Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, LE10 1QU
  • Time: 9:00 - 14:30
  • Cost: Free

Local artist Neil Prior will be exhibiting a superb selection of oil paintings in the Atkins Gallery this May.

His subject matter ranges from animals and people to landscapes and still-life in his chosen medium of oils. In addition to hosting the exhibition, Neil will also be spending time in the Atkins Gallery whilst his work is on display in order for him to showcase the tools and techniques he deploys to create his artworks and to speak about his inspiration and choice of subjects. For more information about Neil and his artwork please visit NeilPriorArtist (facebook)

If you would like to see the exhibition outside of this time please contact The Atkins Building on 01455 247070 or email: info@atkinsbuilding.co.uk

Visit The Atkins Building website for further information.

Love Hinckley Market

  • Date: 13 May 2017
  • Location: Hinckley Town Centre
  • Time: 10:00 - 16:00
  • Cost: Free

Celebrate national Love Your Local Market fortnight at Hinckley market, where there will be children’s activities and entertainment throughout the day.

Hinckley town centre market

A full day of activities is planned to showcase the market, which has been at the heart of Hinckley town centre for over 700 years.

There will be performances from Professor Paul Temple’s Punch and Judy. Paul, who is also a member of the Magic Circle, will be performing throughout the day, joined by Monty the Mechanical Monkey, making balloon animals between shows. Visitors will receive a free cotton ‘Love Hinckley Market’ bag with any purchase over £3 from one of the market stalls (subject to availability).

Enjoy free face painting with Crazy Faces and a Market Trail for children, taking them up Castle Street to search for the fruit and vegetables across the market stalls. A Giant Inflatable slide and other fun children’s activities will also be available.

Last updated: 26/04/2017 14:26

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