• Hinckley & District Museum
  • Framework Knitters` Cottages
  • Lower Bond Street
  • Hinckley
  • Leicestershire
  • LE10 1QU
  • e-mail hinckleymuseum@hotmail.co.uk
  • Tel. 01455 251218 [open days only]

Talks in 2018

Date Speaker Title
February 15th Geoff Pursglove

The Ashby Canal.

March 15th Hugh Beavin

Hinckley in Stuart times.

April 19th Dr John Sutton

Crime and punishment in Leicestershire and Rutland.

May 17th Geoff Feavyour

The Leicestershire Police Force 1836 – 2016.

June 21st Douglas Clinton

Folk customs of Leicestershire.

The talks take place in the upper schoolroom of the Great Meeting Chapel, Baines Lane, Hinckley, and commence at 7.30pm.

Admission is free to museum members (bring membership card) and £3 for non-members at the door.

Free parking is available in the Druid Street and Lower Bond Street car parks.

Events in 2018

An evening with antiques expert Charles Hanson. 8th June. 7.30pm.
Mary Forryan Centre, Leicester Road, Hinckley. - Tickets £10 (in aid of museum Building Appeal) available from the museum.

Fairtrade Garden Tea Party. Saturday 7th July. 12noon – 3pm.
Find out about the Hinckley & Bosworth Fairtrade Forum, with Fairtrade drinks and snacks to purchase.
Normal museum admission charges apply.

Victorian Wash Days: Mondays 16th July and 6th August, 11.00am – 3.00pm.
Come and experience old-fashioned wash days using dolly tubs and scrubbing boards. Dress up and learn about washing your clothes before the days of the washing machine. A hands-on experience for boys and girls aged from five years and adults too.
Admission £1 per person (includes museum entry).

Tudor Days: Mondays 23rd July and 13th August, 11.00am – 3.00pm.
Dressing up, crafts and other fun activities on a Tudor theme for children aged from five years.
Admission £1 per person (includes museum entry).

Historical Fun Day. Monday 31st August. 10am – 4pm.
A Bank Holiday extravaganza of games, crafts and dressing up from different historical periods for children aged from 5 plus.
Admission £1 per person (includes museum entry)