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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.

Volunteers required to work with the fabulous Sarruga

Get involved with Derby Festé, part of the Without Walls Associate Touring Network. To celebrate the 10th Derby Festé the show that opened the festival in 2007 is making a dramatic return.

A closer look at Arts and Dementia at Déda

Déda are hosting a forum to share best practice in arts work for people with Dementia, in partnership with Arts in Health Derby throughout the day before playing host to the Secret Dance Club's 'Camera Obscura' at the end of the month.

Déda appoints new Creative Producer - Phil Hargreaves

With funding through The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Déda has appointed a Creative Producer to help drive forward the organisation’s vision to become the Midlands’ leading creative centre for dance, contemporary circus and outdoor performing arts.

Déda's Future Plans - Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work

Déda - a creative centre for the development of Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work - is bringing together a wide range of arts professionals for a symposium in Derby, the East Midlands.

A Hip Hop twist on the story of Oliver at Déda

On Friday 6 May Déda is delighted to host Fagin’s Twist, an ambitious reimagining of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist by innovative hip-hop/contemporary dance company Avant Garde Dance.

Circus magic, anarchic comedy….and the sound of Derby brass!

Circa Tsuica's crazy cocktail of rip-roaring live brass and breathtaking acrobatics comes to Derby this weekend.

Get ready to be swept away on a magic carpet of clowning creativity!

Arabian Nights and Days presented by Shifting Sands Theatre Company is a refreshing and imaginative adaptation of the classic tales; a feast of physical comedy, clowning and storytelling theatre with a strong emotional punch.

Producer for Derby's Cultural Campus project announced

Derby Theatre, Déda, QUAD and The Mighty Creatives are thrilled to announce David Chabeaux as Producer for the Derby City Cultural Campus project.

Neon Dance to launch Spring performance season with UK premiere

Exploring the human empathy spectrum through movement, sound and set, Empathy features an international cast of collaborators from the worlds of contemporary dance, music and design.