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

  • Super-powering Girls and their Grannies: Free Drama Workshop with The Gramophones Theatre Company

    The Gramophones Theatre Company are looking for girls aged 5 -12 years olds and their grannies to take part in a FREE drama work… MORE
  • Audience Researcher Opportunities with Derby Festé

    Derby Festé is looking for people to complete questionnaires with members of the audience attending this year’s festival. The wo… MORE
  • From circus tricks to Caribbean sounds: Academy announces 26 new Ingenious awards for public engagement with engineering

    The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced the recipients of its 2019 Ingenious awards, made to projects that will present e… MORE
  • Derby Festé 2019 Takes Inspiration From Space, Moon and Tides

    Popular Annual Arts Festival Returns - Friday 27 and Saturday 28 September 2019 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