Local events

Events calendar

Find out what's on

Burbage Common open day, Saturday 16 September

Burbage Common

Burbage Common's annual countryside show returns with a new date this September, showcasing local farmers' produce markets and countryside crafts.

There's also a range of activities for all the family, such as bug, bat and bird box making, falconry displays, conservation talks, and not forgetting the very popular fun dog show! 

Children performing maypole dance
Man and woman with vintage car

Hinckley BID’s annual motor show, Sunday Sun 17 September

Hinckley town centre

Hinckley BID’s hugely popular free motor show returns to Hinckley town centre and Argents Mead for its 12th year running. Come and join hundreds of vehicle owners from across the midlands and beyond showcase beautifully restored classic cars. More information on the motor show (hinckleybid.co.uk)

Family treasure hunt, Monday 16 to Saturday 21 October

Hinckley town centre 

Fun and free treasure hunt for all the family. Follow the clues located on the shop windows in the town to find hidden treasure! Hundreds of pounds worth of prizes to be won. More information on the treasure hunt (hinckleybid.co.uk)

Person using a mobile app
Group of children in spooktacular dress

Spooktacular Hinckley, Saturday 28 October

Britannia Centre

Look out for ghosts, ghouls, witches, and wizards! Dress up in Halloween costumes and enjoy pumpkin bowling, creepy crafts, spooky stone painting and more!

Music in the Mead

More about performances

Autumn/winter events:

  • Heritage weekends, Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September, and Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September
  • Hinckley High Street Heritage Action Zone present ‘The Cultivated Author’, a play about the life of Elizabeth Coxhead, Friday 27, and Saturday 28 October    
  • Remembrance Sunday, Sunday 12 November
  • Christmas Lights Switch on and Tin Hat Fair, Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November     
  • Christmas lights car trail, Wednesday 6 December
  • Hinckley BID and Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council’s Festive Fun Run, Sunday 3 December    
  • Carols around the tree, Friday 8 December
  • Festive Feast and crafts market, Sunday 10 December
  • Hinckley BID’s Santa’s Surprise, Saturday 16 to Wednesday 20 December

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