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 2019 Takes Inspiration From Space, Moon and Tides

    Popular Annual Arts Festival Returns - Friday 27 and Saturday 28 September 2019 MORE
  • Summer Residency Programme

    To continue the legacy of our 20th birthday celebrations, we have added to our artist support programme the Summer Residency. MORE
  • One Day Workshop with National Dance Company Wales: 11 - 18 year olds

    Déda and Derby Theatre in partnership with National Dance Company Wales are offering Derbyshire based dancers and performers age… MORE
  • Silent Auction Supports Déda Community Engagement

    Derby-based painter John McDonald has donated one of his striking creations for a silent auction to support the community engage… 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