Learn more about Déda's 20 Year celebrations
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Celebrating the story of dance in Derby since the 1950s through Derby Dancing, culminated in an exhibition at Déda running from 15 September to 22 December 2018.
Derby Dancing has been made possible thanks to a £10,000 National Lottery grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Dance happens here and now, it always has dance is in Derby's DNA.
Check out this dynamic map of the places that people have danced in Derby since the 1950s. The map is based on and includes the wonderful memories of the people of Derby.
Explore locations by touching the shoe icons on the map and see venues spring up on the map: derbydance.surge.sh
As part of Derby Dancing's celebration of the city's Northern Soul scene, photographer Doug Smith displayed an exhibition of images taken at a Northern Soul all-dayer at Cleopatra's Derby.
View KEEPING THE FAITH - Cleopatra’s Derby, a film by Doug Smith of interviews of people featured in the exhibition entitled One Day in November 1974 at https://vimeo.com/290940979