• 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 2017

Date Speaker Title
February 16th Hugh Beavin

An Account of the Atkins.

March 16th Paul Gardner

Hinckley District Past and Present.

April 13th Peter Liddle

The Romans in Leicestershire.

May 18th Lee Timmins

The English highwayman.

June 15th Paul Seaton

Heathcoat, Hansom, Law, Preston and Preston. The Hinckley Union Workhouse in the 20th century.

September 21st Marianne Whiting

What did the Vikings ever do for us?

October 19th Mary Matts

Canal life, traditions and painting.

November 16th Nick Marshall

Christmas on coupons.

December 14th Greg Drozdz

Togo Bolesworth: the best soldier in the Leicestershire Regiment.

These talks will take place in Cafe Espanol, the Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley (opposite the museum), and commence at 7.30pm. The Atkins Building is a disabled friendly venue.

Admission is free with a Friends` 2017 membership card, non-members £3 at the door.

There is free parking in the council car park next to the museum.

Events in 2017

Roman Days and Wash Days will take place on Mondays in July and August – look out for further details.