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

  • Magical Moonfall is the perfect Christmas treat for all ages

    Déda's Christmas show this year is 'Moonfall', created by Hikapee Theatre - a magical tale of a princess and her brother. MORE
  • Festé Performer Brings Inventive Circus to Derby

    Following the Circus Geek’s popularity at the Cathedral Green at Festé, Derby’s annual outdoor arts festival, performer Matt Pan… MORE
  • Half Term at Déda- Family Arts Festival

    Déda have activities the whole family can enjoy this half term! MORE
  • 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
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