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Event Calendar

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Upcoming Events

There's always plenty happening at The Atkins Building, check out the events calendar below for all the upcoming events and exhibitions!




Atkins Gallery Annual Open Exhibition

2020 Theme Life in Lockdown

The Atkins Gallery Annual Open Exhibition is back in an online format in response to the global pandemic.

The 2020 theme is “Life in Lockdown” what have you been up to when the pace of life changed in 2020?

We would love to see what our local creative community has been up to during lockdown. How has it made you feel, what projects have you been able to complete or have you been able to explore something new? How have you dealt with the challenges of Lockdown and COVID-19?

Atkins Gallery Annual Open Online exhibition opens on 1 July and runs to 14 August 2020.

Atkins Gallery has also teamed up with Ten2 Gallery to showcase even more LIfe in Lockdown artworks read more at https://www.atkinsbuilding.co.uk/news/story/atkins-building-and-ten2-gallery-working-together-to-support-the-local-crea





Earl Shilton Camera Club 2020 Online Exhibition

17 August to 4 September 2020

The popular local group Earl Shilton Camera Club return with an online presentation of their 2020 exhibition!


You can view the Exhibition at http://www.atkinsbuilding.co.uk/gallery

Earl Shilton Camera Club Handbook





Then and Now- A photographic exhibition of Atkins Building’s transformation

11 September to 18 September

A photographic exhibition on Atkins Gallery Online documenting the journey from Victorian Hosiery Factory to the mixed use creative and business centre it is today. The focus of the exhibition will be it's transformation from derelict industrial site to the modern mixed use it has today. This exhibition is part of Heritage Open Days 2020.

View the exhibition at http://www.atkinsbuilding.co.uk/gallery





Hinckley On Canvas

30 November to 18 December 2020

'Hinckley on Canvas' is the debut exhibition by local photographer and resident John Coward whose original March 2020 exhibition was postponed because of COVID-19.

John is returning with his beautiful collection of images capturing the town throughout the seasons, with all the photos taken on a camera phone.

Pieces on display will include Hollycroft Park, Atkins Building, St Mary's Church, War Memorial and Argents Mead. All works displayed will be available to buy plus prints and a 2021 calendar. You can follow John on Instagram @johncowardphotography

Atkins Gallery is open Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:30 FREE ENTRY





Arts in Mind

22 Dec 2020 to 15 Jan 2021

An exhibition to celebrate the benefits of the arts to our mental health and wellbeing. This exhibition was originally scheduled in May 2020 as part of Mental Health Awareness Week but postponed following COVID-19

Atkins Gallery is open Monday to Friday 08:30-17:30 FREE ENTRY





Noel Brannan Retrospective

1 Feb - 26 Feb 2021

A celebration of the work of local artist Noel Rowan Brannan who sadly passed away in 2001.

Noel studied at the Lincoln and Leicester Schools of Art and taught art in schools and colleges across Leicestershire in the 1950s - 1970s.

Atkins Gallery is partnering with the artist's family to produce this retrospective and introduce the works of Noel Brannan to a new audience

Atkins Gallery is open Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:30 FREE ENTRY





Geoff Bailey - Origins Ghosts and Shadows

5 July to 30 July 2021

Current Head of Art Geoff Bailey at Dixie Grammar School, Market Bosworth is celebrating his upcoming retirement from teaching with a solo exhibition exploring three themes.

ORIGINS has it’s basis in Darwin’s theory the Origin of Species looking at the evolution of mankind.

GHOSTS captures the decline of the industries that once dominated this area.

SHADOWS explores the use of light and dark throughout art history and recreating it in a contemporary setting.

Atkins Gallery is open Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:30 FREE ENTRY




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