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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!




Nuneaton Festival of Arts – Photography Section

29 April to 8 May 2024

Nuneaton Festival of Arts is a local arts competition with many different categories for all to enter for more information please see https://www.nuneatonfoa.org.uk

Atkins Gallery is hosting Nuneaton Festival of Arts Photography for 2024 while Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery undergoes refurbishment work.

Book a slot to drop off your art work on the submission dates

Atkins Gallery is open Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00 and look out for additional evenings and weekend viewings.

Nuneaton FOA - Photography Syllabus 2024





Americans in Britain 1944 pop up exhibition

15 May to 29 May 2024

Hinckley & District Museum presents a pop up exhibition on the 80 year anniversary of Americans troops arriving in Hinckley and Burbage with photos and objects from the Museum's collection.





Colour yourself calm - Move into mindfulness

15 May to 29 May 2024

An exhibition curated by local artist Shani Danielsson showing the benefits of mindfulness and art.

Part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 that takes place from 13 to 19 May, with the theme of "Movement: Moving more for our mental health".





Vision Board Workshop

Tuesday 28 May 10:00-12:00 or 13:30-15:30

Vision Board Workshop

Why do a Vision Board?
• To give yourself time to define what is important in your career, home, life in general
• To take the first steps to making dreams and goals a reality
• To remind yourself what you are working towards
• To recognise synchronicity and embrace opportunities – you may be surprised!
• To take part in a creative and fun way to plan a fabulous future

Cost: £15 per person to include all materials and resources and a free drink from the onsite Hansom Café.

For more information or to book a place, contact Lindsay on .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 07498 841536

Part of the Colour Yourself Calm Exhibition in Atkins Gallery and Mental Health Awareness Week 2024





Exordium Graduate Show - BA honours degree

10 June to 28 June 2024

The Graduate show from students of NWSLC Hinckley Campus who are completing a BA Honours Degree in Visual Media.

Atkins Gallery is open Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00 and look out for additional evenings and weekend viewings.





Open Exhibition HBBC 50

15 July to 9 August 2024

HBBC 50 Open Exhibition, a celebration of our Borough through the decades

In 2024 Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council celebrates it’s 50th year as a borough council and with that in mind we are looking closer to home for inspiration for this year’s open exhibition.

Artist are welcome to submit up to 3 pieces in any medium for £12. Submission week is 01/07/2024 to 05/07/2024 at Atkins Building.

For more details please download a copy of the exhibitor pack below

Atkins Gallery Open Exhibition Exhibitor Pack 2024





Earl Shilton Camera Club exhibition

19 August to 30 August 2024

Earl Shilton Camera Club present their 2024 exhibition with a full members' showcase.

The club has members ranging from beginners to experienced photographer’s with the common aim of improving all members' skills and sharing knowledge.

Evening Event Wednesday 28 August 19:00-21:00

Learn more about ESCC at http://www.earlshiltoncameraclub.org.uk





Atkins Heritage Tour

Saturday 7 September 10:00-12:00

Historic Hinckley buildings walking tour, that all have a connection to the notable Atkins hosiery family.

Great Meeting Unitarian Chapel records when the first Atkins (Robert) arrived in Hinckley in 1722 to start his business. The Atkins family continued their connection with the chapel into the 20th century.

Atkins Building, the Victorian hosiery factory built by the descendants of 1722 Robert Atkins where manufacture continued by the family until 2002.

Hinckley & District Museum, a thatched framework knitters cottage the predecessor to the factory and was owned by the Atkins Family.

To book a FREE place on this 3 building tour please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

The tour begins at Hinckley & District Museum meeting at 10am for guest registration.




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