2024 Event Dates

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Music at the Museum

Fans who have missed out on Take That’s world tour can savour the next best thing in Erewash – as top tribute band Take@That strut the stage at the borough’s museum.

Music at The Museum takes place on Sunday June 30. Tickets are just £10 for adults and £1 for children.

Just call 0115 907 2244 to secure your ticket (8.30am to 5pm Mon to Thurs and 8.30am to 4.30pm Fri).
Pre-paid tickets can be collected from Erewash Museum, including on the day. Tickets are also available at either Ilkeston or Long Eaton Town Hall.

Two support acts will also be performing. Linzi Jay is a Motown and Northern Soul diva. Fellow songstress Laura Elson specialises in 80s music.

The town halls’ reception desks are open four days a week from 10am to 12 noon. Ilkeston’s town hall is closed on Wednesdays while Long Eaton’s shuts on Thursdays. Erewash Museum is open 11am to 4pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. 

Bold as Brass

Music-lovers across Erewash are being invited to a summer season of proms – as the borough council’s popular Bold as Brass concerts get under way again.This year’s calendar of free performances feature a total of seven over two months.

All take place on Sundays apart from the finale, which will be at the Erewash Museum in Ilkeston on Saturday 17 August.

This is the full programme that has been unveiled by Erewash Borough Council:

  • Sunday 2 June: Ilkeston Brass Band, Victoria Park, Ilkeston, 2pm.
  • Sunday 9 June: Long Eaton Silver Prize Band, West Park, Long Eaton, 2pm.
  • Sunday 7 July: Derwent Valley Wind Band, Stanley Village Hall, 2pm.
  • Sunday 14 July: Derwent Valley Wind Band, West Hallam, 2pm.
  • Sunday 21 July: Ilkeston Brass Band, Victoria Park, Ilkeston, 6pm.
  • Sunday 11 August: Silver Prize Band, West Park, Long Eaton, 2pm.
  • Saturday 17 August: Ilkeston Brass Band, Erewash Museum, Ilkeston, 1pm.

The Erewash Museum is near Ilkeston Market Place and is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 11am to 4pm. Entry is free.

Ilkeston Charter Fair

Wednesday 16 – Saturday 19 October 2024,  More details to follow.

Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Saturday 2 November 2024.  More details to follow.

Chestnut Fair

Thursday 21 – 23 November 2024.  More details to follow.

Christmas Lights

Long Eaton Thursday 28 November and Ilkeston Friday 29 November 2024.  More details to follow.

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..