Erewash Borough Council

2023 Event Dates

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Ilkeston Christmas Lights

Friday 24 November 2023.


Mayor of Erewash Councillor Frank Phillips will flick the switch. Attractions include funfairs, charity markets and food stalls. Features Ilkeston Brass Band, plus fancy footwork from the Fesa Says Dance Academy.

Leading crooner Alan Beck will be performing hits from the likes of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. There will also be appearances by an extra-special VIP guest – none other than SANTA himself.

Service of Remembrance

A Christmas service of remembrance will be held at Bramcote Crematorium on December 1 in the Serenity Chapel. Starts 6.30pm. The service will be conducted by Nell Brooker and music will be provided by Erewash Phoenix Choir. The names of loved ones can be read out, which can be provided beforehand or given on the day. New for this year, loved ones photos can be added to to a slideshow. Please call 0115 9173849 for information or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..