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Hinckley & District Philatelic Society meeting (alternate Tuesday evenings)

  • Date: 07 January 2020 - 23 June 2020
  • Every fortnight
  • Location: Hinckley & Bosworth
  • Time: 19:30 - 21:30
  • Cost: Membership fee (see website)

Hinckley & District Philatelic Society meetings are held at the Hinckley Academy & John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre on alternate Tuesday evenings from September to May/June.

For more information on the Hinckley & District Philatelic Society (wixsite.com/hdps) 

Whether you collect stamps, postal history or postcards you will find something of interest at these meetings, and benefit from the help and advice from our many members. The season's programme includes various meetings where guest speakers show what is usually a very comprehensive collection and nights where members are invited to show their own material. 

AOS presents Calamity Jane

  • Date: 12 May 2020 - 23 June 2020
  • Every day
  • Location: Concordia Theatre, Stockwell Head, Hinckley LE10 1RE
  • Cost: Varies

A hand clapping, rip roaring show from start to finish. Calamity Jane is an action packed adventure, featuring many classic songs.

Deadwood, Dakota Territory, is a typical Wild West town where men are cowboys and women are clean living, wholesome gals. That is apart from Indian Scout Calamity Jane, who is as hard riding, gun tooting and boastful as any man on the prairie.

Tickets: £15 with £13 concessions on Tuesday 12 May, Wednesday 13 May, Monday 18 May and Tuesday 19 May. A discount of 10% on groups of 10 or more on any one night.

Contact: Mandy Harvey - Tel: 07855 746520.

NWSLC Visual Arts Degree Show

  • Date: 04 June 2020 - 26 June 2020
  • Every day
  • Location: Atkins Building and Gallery, Lower Bond Street, LE10 1QU
  • Cost: Free

The graduate show of North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College students studying a BA Honours Degree in Visual Arts.

Contact: 01455 255694. More information can be found on the Atkins Building website

Alison Weir talk: Katheryn Howard – The Tainted Queen

  • Date: 05 June 2020
  • Location: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, Sutton Cheney, Nuneaton CV13 0AD
  • Time: 19:00 - 20:30
  • Cost: Tickets: £12.50

Join Alison Weir for this talk about book five, Katheryn Howard – The Tainted Queen, in the six Tudor Queens series.

Alison Weir is the biggest-selling female historian (and the fifth best-selling historian) in the United Kingdom since records began in 1997. She has published 23 titles and sold more than three million books – over a million in the UK and more than 2.1 million in the USA. She is now working on two concurrent series of books: Six Tudor Queens, comprising six novels on the wives of Henry VIII and England’s Medieval Queens, a quartet of historical works of non-fiction.

Doors open at 6:30pm, the talk starts at 7pm and will finish between 7:45pm and 8pm.

Following the talk there will then be an opportunity for questions, followed by book sales (there will be hardback copies of Katheryn Howard: The Tainted Queen, along with paperback copies of previous titles within the Tudor Queens series) and signings. One lucky customer will also win a signed book.

Tickets are available on the Bosworth Battlefield website, in person from the ticket office or by calling 01455 290429 (open seven days a week from 10am to 4pm).

Music in the Mead, 6 June 2020

  • Date: 06 June 2020
  • Location: Argents Mead
  • Time: 13:00 - 15:00
  • Cost: Free

A performance in the bandstand by Take it From the Top.

Photo of crowd of people at Music in the Mead

It is with regret that Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council have taken the decision to cancel this event and all of their events that were due to take place before the end of June 2020.

We have made this decision in accordance with the latest government guidance, that we should stop non-essential contact with other people, this includes large gatherings and crowded places such as our events.

We will continue to monitor and review the situation for any events that are due to take place from July onwards and of course keep you updated.

Full list of Music in the Mead dates

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