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University student review: Tavaziva's 'Africarmen'

BA Journalism students Jess and Georgia review Tavaziva's 'Africarmen' - performed at Déda.
Review: Tavaziva's 'Africarmen' Second year BA Journalism students Jess and Georgia review their first experience as audience members at Déda. Jess: "Hi everyone! I’m going to… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/university-students-review-tavazivas-africarmen/

Scarlett Daggers and Déda: LaDéDa Cabaret

Produced by and starring Rock 'n' Roll redhead Scarlett Daggers and hosted by lyrical lothario Stage Door Johnny, LaDéDa is a lavish evening to leave you hot under the collar.
Produced by and starring Rock 'n' Roll redhead Scarlett Daggers and hosted by lyrical lothario Stage Door Johnny, LaDéDa is a lavish evening to leave you hot under the collar. … http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/scarlett-daggers-and-deda-ladeda-cabaret3/

Gary Clarke: COAL

Marking the 30th anniversary of the end of the 1984/85 British Miners’ strike, award-winning choreographer Gary Clarke proudly presents COAL, a powerful and emotional dance theatre show about life at the coal face.
“All of us owe the comparative decency to poor drudges underground, blackened to the eyes with their throats full of coal dust, driving their shovels forward with arms and belly m… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/gary-clarke-coal/

Visual Arts: Andrew Macara, Kate Smith and Del Coombes

On exhibition from 11 May - 13 July
Kate Smith "When I pick up a pencil I feel a flutter of excitement and that's what inspires me to produce my designs; to create that same buzz for my clients, whatever the prod… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/visual-arts-andrew-macara/

Summer Activity Programme: Show Stoppers

Déda is putting on two fun packed weeks of creating and performing; where children and young people will gain skills in acting, directing, writing, dance, acrobatics, aerial, theatre craft and art. Designed for ages 5-10 years and 11-16 years.
Our Summer Activity programme is split into two weeks: Show Stoppers and High Flyers Each week is split into two groups: one designed for ages 5-10 years and another for ages 11… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/summer-activity-programme/

Summer Activity Programme: High Flyers

Déda is putting on two fun packed weeks of creating and performing; where children and young people will gain skills in acting, directing, writing, dance, acrobatics, aerial, theatre craft and art. Designed for ages 5-10 years and 11-16 years.
Add the Discover Arts Award for an extra £25 per child Sessions will run 3 - 5pm each day and your child will achieve a Discover level award by the end of the week! Find out… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/summer-activity-programme-high-flyers/

Work Based Learning - An Introduction to Jess

Second year BA Journalism student Jess tells us about her first few weeks on placement at Déda.
University of Derby Journalism student Jess introduces herself and the highlights of her placement at Déda so far. "Hi everyone! I’m Jess, a second year Journalism student at the… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/work-based-learning-introduction-jess/

University of East London student Rachael's placement week

Rachael Matthews, third year Urban Dance Practice student (at the University of East London), completed her placement with Déda this Ferbruary.
Rachael Matthews, a fan of the CUBE café bar's jacket potatoes! University of East London student Rachael Matthews talks about her week long placement at Déda   Hi! I’m Rachael… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/university-east-london-student-rachaels-placement-week/

Déda Academy Show: Art Is Everywhere

Deda Academy presents Art is Everywhere, a celebration of the extraordinary world of Art in all its forms.
"Art is Everywhere" Deda Academy presents Art is Everywhere, a celebration of the extraordinary world of Art in all its forms. Academy members have explored themes and devised… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/deda-academy-show-art-everywhere/

Hula Hoop workshop with Tiina Tuomisto

This workshop with Finnish Hula Hoop Artist Tiina Tuomisto will introduce the challenges and skills of hooping and will include games and tricks. Suitable for adults and young people aged 8+.
This workshop with Finnish Hula Hoop Artist Tiina Tuomisto will introduce the challenges and skills of hooping and will include games and tricks. Suitable for adults and … http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/hula-hoop-workshop-tiina-tuomisto/

Bang on the Wall: Céilidh

Presented by the Bang On The Wall Band - Come and dance the night away at a traditional Céilidh with live music from the Bang On The Wall Band.
Presented by the Bang On The Wall Band - Come and dance the night away at a traditional Céilidh with live music from the Bang On The Wall Band. There is no partner required and al… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/bang/

Hubbub Club: Beach Party

It’s back! The Hubbub Club Beach Party brings the sunny world of holidays, seaside and ice cream right to the very heart of Derby!
It’s back! The Hubbub Club Beach Party brings the sunny world of holidays, seaside and ice cream right to the very heart of Derby! Performances from Hubbub Theatre Compan… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/hubbub-club-beach-party/

Déda Social Dance Club - June

Calling all social dancers! If you’ve been attending social dance classes at Déda, or at another venue and want a chance to try out what you’ve learned, then our Social Dance Club is perfect for you.
Calling all social dancers! If you’ve been attending social dance classes at Déda, or at another venue and want a chance to try out what you’ve learned, then our Social D… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/deda-social-dance-club-june/

Blunderbus Theatre Company: Dogs Don't Do Ballet

Sold Out! Based on the bestselling children’s book by Anna Kemp and Sara Ogilvie, this fabulous feel-good show for ages 3+ features music, songs, hand-crafted puppets and Biff, the ballet-dancing dog!
Biff is not like other dogs. He doesn’t do dog stuff like weeing on lampposts, or scratching his fleas, or drinking out of the toilet. No, Biff likes moonlight and music a… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/blunderbus-theatre-company-dogs-dont-do-ballet/

Derby Book Festival 2017: An Evening with John Hegley

Performing extracts from ‘Peace Love and Potatoes’ and other works.
Edinburgh Festival regular, writer and performer ; John Hegley is noted for his exploration of such diverse topics as dog hair, potatoes, handkerchiefs and the misery of human exi… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/derby-book-festival-2017-evening-john-hegley/

Derby Book Festival 2017: Holly Farrell

Unfortunately due to unforseen circumstance this event has now been cancelled.
Unfortunately, due to unforseen circumstance, this event has now been cancelled. For futher information on events taking place during Derby Book Festival please take a look at the… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/derby-book-festival-2017-holly-farrell/

Derby Book Festival 2017: Matt Sewell

Matt will be talking about his lifelong interest in birds, his hugely successful career in writing and illustrating and his latest book A Charm of Goldfinches and other Collective Nouns.
Is that a bellowing of bullfinches or a mural of snow buntings?  Come and learn the best and weirdest collective nouns for our feathered friends with best-selling author Matt Sewe… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/derby-book-festival-2017-matt-sewell/

Derby Book Festival 2017: Min Kym

Using episodes from her book Gone, Min Kym will combine readings with playing to illustrate the key stages of her journey; one which is told as much in the language of music as it is in words.
Min Kym was a child prodigy, studying at the Purcell School of Music then going onto international competitive success and making debut recordings.  She worked with many violins a… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/derby-book-festival-2017-min-kym/

Shifting Sands Theatre: The King Lear

Giving a modern comedic twist to Shakespeare's popular tragedy, acclaimed clown theatre company Shifting Sands sets the action in a pub in the here and now, with the pub landlord as King!
"When we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools." Giving a modern comedic twist to Shakespeare's popular tragedy, acclaimed clown theatre company Shiftin… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/shifting-sands-theatre-king-lear/

Scarlett Daggers and Déda: LaDéDa Cabaret

Produced by and starring Rock 'n' Roll redhead Scarlett Daggers and hosted by lyrical lothario Stage Door Johnny, LaDéDa is a lavish evening to leave you hot under the collar.
The beautiful Scarlett Daggers Photo: Cherry Bomb Rock Photography Derby’s cheekiest night out returns in May with the skillful, sexy and very, very silly Abigail Collins. Th… http://www.deda.uk.com/whats-on/scarlett-daggers-and-deda-ladeda-cabaret2/

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