20 Years Calendar of Events
Throughout the year we will be
announcing a special series
of events to celebrate our
20 year anniversary

Keep an eye on this page for further details as they're announced

9 Jan: 20 Year Anniversary Launch
Calendar of events launched celebrating 20 years in our
Chapel Street home, Derby

May: 2018/19 Associate Artists
Regional and national artists announced exploring dance,
circus & outdoor practice

Summer Activity Programme
Celebrating 20 years of Déda's
work with children and
young people

27-29 September: Derby Festé Celebrating Circus 250
with Déda as the lead producer

1 December: An Evening with
the Siddiquis, connecting with
the local celebrities 

10 Feb: Nikki & JD 
Déda's associate artists present 
'KNOT' commissioned and
supported by Déda 

12 May: Degree Show
Showcasing the Dance Artist talent of the future in partnership with the University of Derby

August: 20 Days for 20 Years
Offering 20 days of free space for artists to explore, create and
develop artistic practices

12 October: Trinity Weekend
Celebrating Déda's involvement with urban arts in the city

19 - 22 December: SNOW
A dynamic and accessible work for audiences this festive season

9 March: Interface 2018
Exceptionally high quality choreography and performance
presented as part of U.Dance '18

June: Derby Book Festival 
A celebration of Déda's connection to the wider arts community in the City

8 September - 22 December
Derby Dancing Exhibition
Mapping the journey of Dance
in Derby since the 1950s

November: Family Arts Festival
Featuring jaw dropping performances and workshops

January 2019: CrossingOver Symposium continuing the investigation into the relationship between circus and dance

24 March: Night at the Theatre
Celebrating all that is diverse about Déda including vast array of talent development opportunities

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June: Twenty 
An event to mark the moment bringing together VIPs from
Déda's past, present and future

21-22 September: A Thing Mislaid
Celebrating Maison Foo's 10th birthday with the world premiere
of their new work

29 November: Sigma
Juggling, geometry and classical Indian dance unite

September 2019: Dance and Contemporary Circus MA launched in partnership with the Unversity of Derby