The festive season starts in Hinckley with the Christmas lights switch on and Tin hat fair. There will be lots of entertainment and attractions for all the family throughout the evening.
05 December - 25 December
The Famous 50 were the first men to volunteer for service at the start of WW1 and were the first to set foot on French soil. These men are now having their story told through the Famous Fifty exhibition which features 50 WW1 soldier silhouettes.
Best Restaurant: Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel and Conference Venue boasts one of the top restaurants in the region. The Marco Pierre White restaurant is the ideal location for a gourmet lunch or evening dining experience.
Best Shopping: Castle Street is filled with a mix of retail outlets and independent stores (many family businesses) that offer friendly customer service and a warm welcome.
Best Kept Secret: Astley Book Farm & Coffee Shop offers a myriad of second-hand books, including antiquarian, rare, and out-of-print books. Find your favourite authors, curl up with a book, and enjoy a warm coffee or hot chocolate.