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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!

30

May

2022

Synchrony

30 May to 24 June 2022

Atkins Gallery is pleased to present the Graduate Show from the students of NWSLC Hinckley Campus.

Synchrony will be mixed media and feature the final projects from the students completing a BA Hons in Creative Practice.

 

30

May

2022

BEYOND THE COTTAGES: A 25 YEAR CELEBRATION!

30 may and 1 June 2022

Hinckley & District Museum is be teaming up with a variety of local venues, including the Atkins Building, to ‘go on tour’ with its ‘Beyond the Cottages’ programme to showcase local objects and stories at various locations outside the museum site to celebrate it's 25 year anniversary.


Sock making workshops for children aged 8 to 12 years led by artist and printmaker Mandeep Dhadialla of http://www.thelaughingcactus.com - all materials are supplied, and participants get a finished piece of work to take home with them. The workshop takes place from 2pm to 3:30pm costs £5. Booking is essential at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 

09

Jun

2022

Local Jobs Fair by Job Centre Plus

9 June 11am to 3pm

Local Jobs Fair by Job Centre Plus being held at Atkins Building
All welcome to come and speak to local employers on the day and explore job opportunities available.

For event parking please see https://www.hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk/parking

 

11

Jul

2022

Open Exhibition - Platinum Jubilee

11 July to 12 August 2022

In 2022 Queen Elizabeth II will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee. We are looking for works in any medium with a connection to the Queen. The exhibition will also have a display of assorted Royal Memorabilia.

Artist can submit up to three pieces in any media related to the brief for £12 payable online.

A copy of the 2022 Open Exhibition pack is available on the link below

Atkins Gallery Open Exhibition Pack 2022

 

11

Jul

2022

BEYOND THE COTTAGES: A 25 YEAR CELEBRATION!

11 July to 12 august 2022

Hinckley & District Museum is be teaming up with a variety of local venues, including the Atkins Building, to ‘go on tour’ with its ‘Beyond the Cottages’ programme to showcase local objects and stories at various locations outside the museum site to celebrate it's 25 year anniversary.

A pop-up exhibition in Atkins Gallery showcasing local sporting triumphs from the past coinciding with the Commonwealth Games which are taking place in Birmingham

 

22

Aug

2022

Earl Shilton Camera Club 2022 Exhibition

22 August to 2 September

Earl Shilton Camera Club present their 2022 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. Learn more about ESCC at http://www.earlshiltoncameraclub.org.uk or follow them on Twitter @earlshiltoncam or on Facebook @earlshiltoncam

 

09

Sep

2022

BEYOND THE COTTAGES: A 25 YEAR CELEBRATION!

9 September - 30 September 2022

Hinckley & District Museum is be teaming up with a variety of local venues, including the Atkins Building, to ‘go on tour’ with its ‘Beyond the Cottages’ programme to showcase local objects and stories at various locations outside the museum site to celebrate it's 25 year anniversary.

A pop-up exhibition in Atkins Gallery on the Century Theatre`s 100th anniversary. A travelling theatre built in Hinckley that toured the country with stars such as Judi Dench and Tom Courtney. The theatre’s first performance was Othello on the site of the former Hinckley Workhouse on London Road. Today the Century Theatre is still in use and housed at Snibston.

 

10

Sep

2022

Atkins Heritage Tour

Saturday 10 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 which celebrates it 300th birthday in 2022 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 please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 

17

Oct

2022

That Hat and Other Things

17 October to 28 October

Solo Exhibition from photographer Robin Vallance. This collection of photographs features work based on the themes of: That Hat, Staircase, Colours and Faces.

Atkins Gallery is open Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00

 

28

Nov

2022

Classic Stories

28 November to 4 January 2023

Classic Stories is a collection of 26 images inspired by still life and great literature by Clive Edwards.

The literature represented includes works by English and American authors across several genres through a range of centuries.

Before becoming a professional photographer, Clive Edwards worked as a Head of English and Media at an 11-18 school. He was principal examiner for A-level Media Studies for OCR, and was Head of Media Subjects at a West Midlands further education college. He has also worked as a community journalist and as a sports broadcast journalist. He has Associate Status with the Royal Photographic Society and has a Masters Degree in Photography.

 

 

 

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