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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!




NWHC Graduate Show for BA Hons in Visual Media

11 June to 30 June 2018

The Graduate Show from students of North Warwickshire and Hinckley College at the Hinckley Campus known as 90degrees. The members of this collective comprising of William Lillicrapp, Emma Spencer, Alison James and Lauren Smith will have completed a BA Hons in Visual Media and the exhibition features 2D and 3D work in range of styles and mediums.

Evening viewings of the 90degrees exhibition are available on 13 June, 20 June and 27 June supporting NWHC open events http://www.nwhc.ac.uk/events





Monthly Beginners Mindfulness Class for women with the focus on diminishing anxiety and stress.

Sunday 8th July at The Atkins Building

These classes will teach you:
Simple calming breathing practices ...
How to regulate your emotions
How to quiet your mind
What being in the present moment is all about
How our bodies react to our thoughts
About the mechanics of worry and how to let it go
How to recognise thinking patterns that create harm
Mindful meditation to slow down the chaos
Practices that help to induce the relaxation response
Contact Marina Broadley to book at http://www.heartofwellbeing.co.uk





Annual Open Exhibition at the Atkins Gallery

9th July - 27th July 2018

Atkins Gallery Open Exhibition returns this summer with a new brief to inspire local artists.

This year's theme is Portrait, whether it is a person or an animal portrait, someone you know or someone famous, posed or candid, or individual or group. Be inspired by the portrait painters of history, contemporary 20th century artists like Andy Warhol or create a portrait in your own style. This wide encompassing theme encourages a variety of interpretation on the theme of portraits in a range of mediums.There are many possibilities and submissions interpreting the theme in a variety of media are welcome.

If you are interested in exhibiting in the Open Exhibition please download a copy of the Exhibitor Pack. Please read the information thoroughly, the back page is to be filled in and returned to us along with your submitted pieces. Artists can submit up to three pieces for £12 (instructions on making the online payment is included in the pack) and artwork is to be submitted between 25th – 29th June and be collected after the exhibition between 31st July– 3rd August 2018.

Annual Open Exhibition Atkins Gallery 2018 Portrait





Earl Shilton Camera Club Exhibition

20 August to 1 September

Earl Shilton Camera Club returns to Atkins Gallery with their biggest exhibition yet. This two week exhibition will showcase all of the Club members photographic pieces and competition entries with many of the prints available for purchase.

You can follow the Exhibition at https://www.facebook.com/events/189142565062675/ and to learn more about Earl Shilton Camera Club please see http://www.earlshiltoncameraclub.org.uk/





Earl Shilton Camera Club Exhibition Evening View

Wednesday 29th August

The Atkins Gallery welcomes Earl Shilton Camera Club for a two week long exhibition of members’ work and items related to photography. The exhibition will commence on Monday 20th August and finish on Tuesday 1st September and is free to all members of the public every weekday.

The Evening View for the exhibition will take place on Wednesday 29th August and is open for all to attend from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

Earl Shilton Camera Club aims to promote photography and increase members skills and technical knowledge through a programme of competitions, workshops and talented speakers. People are encouraged to bring their own cameras along for hints and tips, take photos and get involved. The evening view is free to attend and everyone is welcome.





Heritage Open Days - A Guided Walking Tour of Atkins Building, and Two Other Grade Listed Buildings.

Saturday 8th September

A Guided Walking Tour of Atkins Building, Hinckley & District Museum and Great Meeting Unitarian Chapel to learn more about the Atkins Family and how this notable hosiery industry family are linked with three very different Grade Listed buildings.

The Heritage Open Day tour starts at 10:30am on Saturday 8th September at Hinckley & District Museum with a guided tour round the 17th century framework knitter’s cottages. Phillip Lindley highlights the connection between the cottages and the Atkins Family. The tour then moves to the Atkins Building where Business Centre Principal Officer Rebecca Wilbur will be guiding visitors round and focusing on the family's industrial past. The final part takes place in the Great Meeting Chapel with Hugh Beavin who will explore the reasons why the Atkins Family chose the Chapel as their place of worship.

To book your place on the Atkins Heritage Tour please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)





Christmas Gift Fair 2018

Saturday 17th November

The Christmas Gift Fair returns to the Atkins Gallery on Saturday 17th November with Christmas gift ideas and other festive treats. There will be a huge range of stalls to get you in the Christmas mood and a chance to tick some items off from your Christmas shopping list. The event is FREE to enter and open 10:00 to 16:00

For exhibitors wishing to book a stall please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with details of your products and services.




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