This years festival provided a showcase for more than 20 local artists, inspiration for the visitor and the opportunity to buy unique art work.

This year we featured a  a range of popular activities along with a number of new initiatives.

The major project for the year is the "in2017"

photo project which aims to involve the whole community in celebrating village life through the lens of the camera. 

& don't forget we want your village event photos for

....... and next

Copyright © Willington Arts Festival. All rights reserved. 




A big thank you to Buxton Drama League for bringing their


to Willington ...... much enjoyed by all who watched !!!!

For further information please either contact :-

Sue Gent on 07777 604279

or email

Willington Arts Festival 2017  supported by:-   Derbyshire County Council, Willington Parish Council, Tangent Treasures, Mercia Marina, The Dragon, Betty's Farm, East Midland's Airport, Making Plans, Central England Co-operative Society,  Ibis Hotels, Indulge,  Dollies, Kinara, Cottage Garden Florist, The Mug Tug, Willington Garage, Willington Pharmacy, The Green Man,  Still Waters Gift Shop, CEMEX, Beware Wet Paint, The Chip Shop, Bevington's, Willington Post Office and GPA Technologies.

The Willington Arts Festival, established in 2008, has become a popular event in the South Derbyshire events calendar. Enjoyed by visitors and artists alike, and in it's 10th year, it continues to attract people in increasing numbers introducing young and old to new ideas and skills.

​Willington is located just 8 miles south west of Derby at the junction of the A1532 and B5008, only two minutes off the A38/A50 junction. Post code (for SatNav) is DE65 6BP