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Hinckley and District Museum Talks and Events 2024

Talks in 2024 Click here to download full details of all talks

Talks will take place in the Hinckley Great Meeting Chapel, Baines Lane, and commence at 7.30pm. The venue is disabled friendly, and there is free car parking adjacent to the museum in Lower Bond Street and in Druid Street.
Admission is £1 per event with a 2024 Friends of Hinckley & District Museum membership card. Visitors are welcome - admission £5 per event at the door. Email hinckleymuseum@hotmail.co.uk for more information.

  • March 21st, Hugh Beavin with "The Dare Brothers: Hinckley's Victorian Heroes"
  • April 18th, Dennis Perkins with "A Burbage Boyhood"
  • May 16th, Eddie Smallwood with "The History of Hatting in Atherstone"
  • June 20th, Dr Leslie Rowe with "Guilt by Association? Arthur Hildersham and the trial of Edward Wightman (1611)"
  • September 19th, Tony Yorke with "The people and events that defined Hinckley in the Civil War"
  • October 17th, Eddie Smallwood with "It's your funeral: the traditions, history and stories of English funerals"
  • November 21st, Nick Marshall with "Life in late Roman Britain"

Events in 2024

Spring Events

  • Saturday 16th March at 2.00pm - "A Tea Party" at the Hinckley Great Meeting Chapel, Baines Lane, with entertainment by the Ukuladies music group. Admission £5 (A fundraiser for Hinckley & District Museum)
  • Saturday 30th March and Monday 1st April both 10am-3.30pm - "Easter Bunny Hunt" at Hinckley and District Museum, 30 Lower Bond Street, Hinckley. Admission £2 adults, £1 children (under 5s free)
  • Thursday 9th May at 7.30pm - "An evening with Elizabeth 1st" at the Mary Forryan Centre, Leicester Road, Hinckley, with Lesley Smith, Curator at Tutbury Castle. (A fundraiser for Hinckley & District Museum. Admission £10

Summer Events

Summer events are held at Hinckley Museum, and events run continuously, so join in at any time during event open hours. Admission £2 per person (includes museum entry). Click here to download full details of the Summer Events