ArtsErewash is a group of over 130 professional, voluntary, amateur and community artists, arts organisations and schools who either live or work in Erewash. Members meet bi-monthly to network, share information and collectively plan and deliver projects.

ArtsErewash is a not for profit, constituted group run by local volunteers and supported administratively by the Arts Development team.

ArtsErewash current project rEvive Erewash is an arts and regeneration programme putting atys in empty shops in both Ilkeston and Long Eaton town centres.


  • To raise the profile of and provide advocacy for all art forms in Erewash, including literature, visual and performing arts.

  • Provide a collective voice for key cultural issues.

  • Act as a catalyst for the development of all arts and creative activity in Erewash.

  • Enable and support sharing and networking.

  • Strenghten the infrastructure of professional, amateur and not for profit arts organisations and individuals.

  • Raise funds as appropriate for projects of interest.

 Connect with us

Twitter: @ArtsErewash
Facebook: ArtsErewash

 Becoming a member

Members receive regular emails containing information on funding, events, commissions, training and a range of requests for advice or information . The emails are usually generated by other ArtsErewash members and circulated by the Arts Development team at Erewash Borough Council. In addition you will receive all minutes, agendas and invites to ArtsErewash meetings and events.

To become a member of ArtsErewash please send an email to quoting ref: ArtsErewash Membership and stating:

  • Name

  • Address

  • Telephone number

  • Are you a independent artist?

  • Are you representing an arts organisation/school/college?

  • Name of organisation/school/college?

  • What is your art form?

  • If you do not live in Erewash where do you work in the Borough.


Current members

If you would like to share information as a member with other ArtsErewash members – info about your own work, exhibitions, screenings, performances etc please email information to

Erewash Borough Council

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