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

  • All Dance Volunteering Opportunity

    Arts Derbyshire is looking for volunteers for All Dance - a project which celebrates the dance work of people with disabilities. MORE
  • Déda calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco fund

    Déda and partner organisation Artcore’s ‘Getting Derby Schools Creative’ project is one of the groups on the shortlist to receiv… MORE
  • 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
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