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Hinckley BID's Easter Bunny Hunt

Saturday 23 March to Sunday 7 April, Hinckley town centre 

Follow the clues to find the Easter bunnies on 10 business windows in the town centre. 

Every entrant wins an Easter treat, along with an entry to our prize draw for a £50 town centre gift voucher and other great prizes. For more information, visit Hinckley BID (hinckleybid.co.uk)

Hinckley BID's Easter Bunny Hunt
Person in St George costume

St Georges Day and parade

Sat 20 April, 10am to 2pm

Market Place patriotic fun for the family, including tales from Tom the Tale Teller, St George on stilts and armour experience. 

The scout parade will leave St Mary’s School at 1.15pm and finish at St Peters Church.

Burbage Common open day

Sunday 19 May 2024

Burbage Common Road.

A day full of fun is to be had by all the family at the annual Burbage Common open day.

Stock up on tasty local produce at the farmer markets or enjoy some lunch at one of the many available food stalls.

Once again, the large marquee will host local craft stalls and charities with plenty of entertainment throughout the day in the main arena.

Why not enter your pooch into the fun dog show? There will be several categories to accommodate all shapes, sizes and ages with prizes and rosettes to be won! There will also be bug and bird box making, donkey rides and archery amongst other activities taking place throughout the day, which all the family can take part in.

Time: 10.30am to 4.30pm.

Admission is free but there may be a small charge for some activities.  

Man selling pies on a stall
50 years of HBBC 1974 to 2024

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council 50th celebration

25 May - 12noon to 8pm 

Hollycroft Park 

Come and celebrate 50 years of Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council with a day of family fun, live music and food stalls.

Other events

  • Friday 19 April: 1:30pm and Saturday 20 April: 11.30am, 12.30pm and 1.30pm - Sitting Pretty
  • Saturday 8 June: 6pm to 8.30pm - Proms in the Park
  • Monday 10 June - Mallory Mile
  • Saturday 29 June, 10am to 2pm - Armed Forces Day
  • Sunday 30 June: 11am start - Hinckley BID Soap Box Derby, Castle Street (*cost to enter race)
  • Saturday 3 August and Sunday 4 August - Feast Hinckley 
  • Monday 5 August to Wednesday 7 August - Snapdragon 
  • Saturday 24 August - Hinckley Pride

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