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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!




Job Fair hosted by Acorn Training

Monday 18 March 11:00-16:00

Local Job Fair hosted by Acorn Training and taking place in Atkins Gallery

If you are looking for a role or someone needing employees please contact 01455 890961 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information





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

Sunday 7 April 2019 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






8 April to 24 April 2019

A group exhibition by six artists who are working towards a BA Honours Degree in Fine Art.

The exhibition is called Mind as this title links all the different ideas and the concepts from the six artists ranging from exploring the subconscious, cultural identity and the time pressures of modern life.

The artists met whilst studying at De Montfort University and Mind is their first group show together

Featuring short films, sculpture and paintings with a selection of the pieces available to purchase





The Pride Landscape

13 May to 24 May 2019

A LGBT education exhibition featuring six artwork trees with each one representing the colours and meanings from the Pride flag, Healing, Sunlight, Nature, Harmony and Spirit.

“Our leaves maybe different colours, sizes and shapes, our orientations maybe different to yours, but we are the same the world over. Make your colours, shine so bright that the world has no choice but to stand up and notice.”

Exhibition space sharing with Artspiration Exhibition






13 May to 24 May

An exhibition of artworks by artists supporting other artists and individuals to help dispel the stigma of mental health.

This exhibition is organised as part of Mental Health Awareness Week 13 May-19 May hosted by the Mental Health Foundation https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week

Exhibition space sharing in Atkins Gallery with The Pride Landscape





Graduate show BA Hons Visual Media

10 june to 25 June

Students from North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College in their final year of a BA Honours degree in Visual Media will be showcasing their final projects in this Graduate Show featuring disciplines such as film, graphic design and photography.

If you want to learn more BA Honours Degrees with NWSLC please follow the link to make an enquiry or download a copy of the Course information


BA Hons Visual media Course information





Atkins Gallery Annual Open exhibition

15 July to 16 August 2019

The popular Atkins Gallery Open Exhibition returns this summer with 2019 celebrating the Hansom Cab and Hinckley’s contribution to the transport industry.

The theme of this year’s Open Exhibition is Travels and Transport with 2D and 3D interpretations of the theme welcome. Your piece could be about a physical or personal journey, a favourite vehicle you’ve owned or would like to own, views and experiences from your travels from home and abroad, inspiration from heritage transport like the Hansom Cab or the Flying Scotsman, inspiration from daily or special journeys or different ways of travelling by land, sea or air.

Submission Dates for your transport and journey inspired pieces are 1 July to 5 July at Atkins Building Reception open 08:30-17:30 costing £12 for up to three pieces with the exhibition opening on 15 July.

Atkins Gallery Open Exhibition Pack 2019





Earl Shilton Camera Club 2019 Exhibition

27 August to 6 september

This local popular photography club returns with their annual members showcase featuring work from projects and competitions throughout the year. Many of the prints displayed will be available to purchase.

Plus an Earl Shilton Camera Club event happening in Atkins Gallery on 4 September evening where you can meet members of the Club and learn more about this proactive local club.

For more information on Earl Shilton Camera Club please see http://www.earlshiltoncameraclub.org.uk/





Atkins Heritage Tour part of Heritage Open Days

Saturday 14 September from 10:30 to approx finish 12:45

A guided walking tour of the Atkins Building, Hinckley & District Museum and the Great Meeting Unitarian Chapel, where visitors can learn about these Grade listed buildings and the famous Atkins hosiery family that connects them.

Atkins Heritage Tour starts at 10:30am on Saturday 14 September at Hinckley & District Museum, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley.

Whilst at the Museum Phillip Lindley will highlight 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)




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