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When Dragimals Come to Déda! Toro: Beauty and the Bull

DeNada dance theatre will be performing Spanish choreographer Carlos Pons Guerra’s TORO, a new, gender questioning, Hispanic take on the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast.

When Dragimals Come to Déda! Toro: Beauty and the Bull

DeNada dance theatre will be performing Spanish choreographer Carlos Pons Guerra’s TORO, a new, gender questioning, Hispanic take on the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast.

National Lottery Grant Paves The Way For Dance History Project

‘Derby Dancing’ has been launched thanks to a £10,000 National Lottery grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

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 artists, companies and producers across the UK and internationally.

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 commission. The selected work must be ready for performance on the Festé weekend - the 27th – 29th September 2018.

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 authors as well as showcasing local writing talent with events for all ages and interests. GET INVOLVED!

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.

Performances Celebrate Creative Talents of Local Disabled People

All Dance - a pioneering project to develop and celebrate the talents of disabled people – has held its first celebratory performances in December in Derby and Chesterfield – attended by more than 200 people. Groups of disabled adults from across the county have been working with dance artists to devise new work which they performed at regional dance house Déda in Derby and at the Winding Wheel Theatre in Chesterfield.

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.

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 Pang returns to Derby with a hilarious, creative circus performance with company PanGottic.

Half Term at Déda- Family Arts Festival

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