Harvest Moon lanterns 2016 (taken by Chris Webb)Erewash Borough Council's Arts Development team work to increase participation in arts and creative activities, support local creative industries and promote the use of the arts to increase the health and well-being of borough residents. 

We deliver all our projects in partnership with local arts and community organisations, schools and other community initiatives.



Arts Development have four priority areas of work:

  • Arts and Community

    Winter Solstice 2015 (taken by Chris Webb)
    • Erewash Festival of Light

    • Small Arts Grants

    • Live & Local

    • Arts Erewash - the culture and arts forum for Erewash.

  • Arts and HealthArts@Heart Project

    • Various projects working across all ages


  • Arts and Heritage

    rEvive Shop Front
    • Working with Erewash Museum

  • Arts and Regeneration

    • rEvive


The majority of our public events happen as part of the Erewash Festival of Light, from September - February.  

To take a look at all council events visit the events calendar.


Erewash Borough Council

Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5RP
0115 907 2244
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