Saturday July 4, 2015

What's On in and around Hinckley

Events

Today to 1 Aug 2015 - by distance

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Paul Garwood, Senior Lecturer in Pre-History at Birmingham University, will present a fascinating illustrated talk on new features found around Stonehenge. LIDAR, (Light Distance And Ranging) is a powerful surveying technique that highlights past... View more details - British Archaeology - Latest discoveries at Stonehenge using LIDAR
The United Reformed Church, The Borough, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 1NL
Tue 7 Jul

Open Exhibition in the Atkins Gallery centering on the theme ’Summer Holiday’. Local artists have selected pieces of their artwork to exhibit in the Atkins’ debut Open Exhibition to convey their idea of a summer holiday. The... View more details - Open Exhibition in the Atkins Gallery (10th July-2nd August 2015)
Atkins Gallery, Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 1QU
Fri 10 Jul to Sun 2 Aug

Following the huge success of the last 5 years events on Castle St, Hinckley BID is already receiving entries for the 2015 race which will take place down Castle St on Sunday July 5th starting at 11.00am. Open to all from age 12 to 70, the Hinckley... View more details - Hinckley BID's 6th Annual Soap Box derby
Castle St, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 1DD
Sun 5 Jul

Come and join us on a short walk (2km) through a long period of pre-history. See areas where Stone Age man knapped flints for hunting animals and making flint scrapers and blades to prepare their food. View more details - British Archaeology - Guided Walk through a local Prehistoric landscape at Hinckley
The Evergreen Village Hall, Leicester Road, Sharnford, Leicestershire LE10 3PP
Sat 18 Jul

A look at the world of work through paintings, photographs and objects from Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery’s collections. You’ll discover that residents of the Nuneaton and Bedworth area have earned their living in lots of different ways throughout... View more details - Exhibition: Work!
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Warwickshire CV11 5TU
Sun 5 Jul

Here is the opportunity for traditional hands-on participation by children and adults with a Marbles Bridge, other toys, puzzles and games of skill – or simple amusement from the period. There will also be a make ‘n’ take game to take home! The... View more details - Saturday Event Day at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery: Victorian Games and Puzzles
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV11 5TU
Sun 5 Jul

Look what Melly has found on his walk along the beach. View more details - Storytelling For The Under Fives: At The Seaside
Nuneaton Museum And Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Nuneaton,Warwickshire CV11 5TU
Wed 15 Jul

Food historian Jane Arnold examines the traditions and significance of wedding food, from a Roman wedding feast to a wartime cardboard wedding cake. This talk is in conjunction with an exhibition of Wedding Dresses from Film and TV being held at the... View more details - Friday Lunchtime Talk at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery: Wedding Food Through History by Jane Arnold
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV11 5TU
Fri 17 Jul

Cosprop is one of the world’s leading costumiers to film, television and theatre. Our summer blockbuster features wedding dresses made by Cosprop for stars such as Keira Knightley, Meryl Streep and Kate Winslet. These exquisite outfits illustrate... View more details - Exhibition: Wedding Dresses from Film and TV
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Warwickshire CV11 5TU
Sat 18 Jul, Sun 6 Sep

We’re celebrating the 2015 Festival of Archaeology! Have a dig in our sand trays and see what treasures you can discover. View more details - Hands On History: Can You Dig It?
Nuneaton Museum And Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV11 5TU
Sat 18 Jul

Sarah Moncrieff’s work is inspired by the urban spaces and environments that we sometimes fail to notice. In her paintings she presents these areas in a dramatic and visually appealing way to encourage us to see our surroundings in a new light.... View more details - Exhibition: Hidden Spaces by Sarah Moncrieff
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Warwickshire CV11 5TU
Sun 19 Jul

All holiday activities are FREE. No booking required,just pop along between 10.30am and 3.30pm. All children must be accompanied by an adult,. Activities last approximately 20 minutes. At busy times you may be asked to wait. Festival of... View more details - Summer Holiday Activities 21st July - 6th  August
Nuneaton Museum And Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 5TU
Tue 21 Jul to Thu 6 Aug

‘The Legend of Everwinter’ tells the magical tale of three courageous companions who set out on a heroic journey… In this exhibition, the writer Tara Behan and illustrator Matthew Hill explain how their children’s book was created. Visitors will be... View more details - Exhibition: The Legend of Everwinter by Tara Behan and Matthew Hill
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Warwickshire CV11 5TU
Sat 25 Jul, Wed 23 Sep

Do you remember Action Man, Care Bears or the original Star Wars figurines?! If they were the toys you had as a child, then this is a must-see exhibition. Originally the toy division of Cascelliod Ltd of Leicester, Palitoy manufactured some of the... View more details - Exhibition: Palitoy - The toys that shaped our childhoods
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Warwickshire CV11 5TU
Sun 26 Jul

Yellow Gallery: Founded in the 1970s, this organisation of textile artists was originally called the Leicestershire Embroidery Workshop. This exhibition features original textile and textile related work reflecting a wide range of individual... View more details - Exhibition:Tesserae Textile Group: Textile Inspirations
Nuneaton Museum And Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV11 5TU
Sat 1 Aug to Sun 20 Sep



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