Welcome to Déda

Déda is a creative centre for Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work – located in the heart of Derby and connecting locally, nationally and internationally.

Déda News

  • Déda chosen by Children & the Arts to be part of Start programme

    Start, created by Children & the Arts, is a three-year engagement programme of arts activity between selected cultural organisat… MORE
  • Internationally acclaimed choreographer arrives in Derby

    An internationally-acclaimed Indian dancer, choreographer and educator will visit the city this week to launch preparations for … MORE
  • Graduating Students Become Part of the Furniture at Déda

    The achievements of the first students to graduate from the University of Derby BA Hons Dance degree – based at regional dance h… MORE
  • Arts Council England NPO announcement

    Today, Arts Council England announced the new National Portfolio for 2018-22 - a fresh, ambitious and wide-ranging group of orga… MORE
Classes & Déda|Academy

Nearly 50 classes a week for people of all ages and abilities.

CUBE café|bar

Perfect for breakfast, lunch and everything in between!


Our programme of contemporary dance, theatre and music events.


Déda|Producing produces work for festivals, touring and projects.

 Spaces for hire

Whatever the occasion, Déda has a range of inspirational spaces available for hire.

  • Déda
  • Déda Theatre
  • Chapel Meeting Room
  • Studios at Déda
  • Déda Theatre
  • CUBE café|bar
  • Learning Suite