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Silent Auction Supports Déda Community Engagement

Derby-based painter John McDonald has donated one of his striking creations for a silent auction to support the community engagement programme at Déda.

Silent Auction Supports Déda Community Engagement

Derby-based painter John McDonald has donated one of his striking creations for a silent auction to support the community engagement programme at Déda.

THIS IS DERBY GETS SHOW ON THE ROAD FOR THE CITY’S YOUNG PEOPLE!

This Is Derby is a new project backed by the Department for Education’s Opportunity Area Fund which sees the sports and arts sectors of the city come together to better the futures of Derby’s youngsters.

Work With Us

Déda invites expressions of interest to build and develop our new website! Expressions of interest should be submitted to the Marketing Manager Becky Oldham via email b.oldham@deda.uk.com by 30 September 2018.

Déda Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary Milestone

More than 100 people who are part of the past, present and future of Déda in Derby's Cathedral Quarter attended a 20th anniversary celebration event at the Chapel Street venue.

Derby Festé 2018 celebrates 250 years of Circus!

Details of this September’s 12th Derby Festé programme have now been revealed. The city’s popular annual festival has been extended to three days for the first time this year – bringing a bag full of tricks and a sprinkling of magic to the city centre on Thursday 27, Friday 28 and Saturday 29 September.

Lovable Goose Set To Land at Derby Book Festival

Award-winning author, illustrator and artist Laura Wall will make her debut appearance at Derby Book Festival this June, thanks to a Derby company which is sponsoring Laura and her children’s creation ‘Goose & Friends’ to help grow the brand within the UK and online worldwide.

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.