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

  • 20 Days for 20 years!

    To mark our 20 year anniversary and our continued support to artist development, we are offering 20 days of free studio space to… MORE
  • Derby Festé 2018 is offering a commission for locally based artists

    There is the opportunity for a professional company / artist with a proven track record to submit a proposal for a £4,000 commis… MORE
  • Derby Book Festival 2018 - Flash Fiction Competition

    The fourth Derby Book Festival will be held from 1 - 9 June 2018 and will feature internationally acclaimed and best-selling au… MORE
  • Put a Spring in your step at Déda in 2018

    The new Spring 2018 programme celebrates the start of Déda’s 20th anniversary year in our Chapel Street home. 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