Welcome to Déda

Déda is a unique venue located in Derby city centre offering a dance-focussed arts programme of performances, classes and dance development activity.

Déda News

  • Summer Fun Clubs - Young Performers take to the stage

    Volunteer Scarlett talks us through the first of our fantastic sold-out Summer Fun Clubs, where the children work with professio… MORE
  • U.Dance Festival 2015

    Taking place in the South West region for the very first time, Youth Dance England in partnership with Plymouth Dance present U.… MORE
  • Lisa Judson introduces the Plus One campaign

    Major arts and cultural organisations in Derby have joined forces with Barnardo's to give children in care the chance to experie… MORE
  • Meet Hannah Our Party Booker!

    Hannah is our Sales and Customer Services Assistant here at Déda. We asked her to write a short blog post about the party planni… MORE
  • Marketing Apprentice Blog

    Anneliese Moss is the new Marketing Apprentice at Déda. She'll be working with us for the next 12 months, helping us to develop … 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