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Arts development

We support a wide range of arts opportunities for local people of all ages, in all sorts of areas, including writing, dance, visual arts, drama, music, participatory arts, and crafts. 

Arts Derbyshireis the forum for joint working on arts development between arts organisations and local authorities in Derbyshire, to drive the development of arts across the county.

Our many projects include the Arts Derbyshire website, creative industries development, arts and health work, dance development, Live and Local and Festivity.

For more information about any of these see the projects section of Arts Derbyshire.

Arts Derbyshire is the hub for arts activities and news across Derbyshire and Derby city, including a directory of Derbyshire artists and arts organisations, what's on and artist newsletters, opportunities, activities, festivals, links, advice and resources.

Contact the arts team


Tel: 01629 532886

Write to:

Arts Team
Alfreton Library
Severn Square
DE55 7BQ

Also see how we work to support creative industries.

Local arts contacts

If your query is about arts in your local area, the district, borough and city council arts or leisure development officers will be able to help you.