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

  • Derby Festé 2018 celebrates 250 years of Circus!

    Details of this September’s 12th Derby Festé programme have now been revealed. The city’s popular annual festival has been exte… MORE
  • Lovable Goose Set To Land at Derby Book Festival

    Award-winning author, illustrator and artist Laura Wall will make her debut appearance at Derby Book Festival this June, thanks … MORE
  • When Dragimals Come to Déda! Toro: Beauty and the Bull

    DeNada dance theatre will be performing Spanish choreographer Carlos Pons Guerra’s TORO, a new, gender questioning, Hispanic tak… MORE
  • National Lottery Grant Paves The Way For Dance History Project

    ‘Derby Dancing’ has been launched thanks to a £10,000 National Lottery grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). 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