Lily Gornall won the poetry competition which we ran for our Derby Book Festival Simon Armitage event. Here is the first part of her winning entry!
Award winning poet, playwright, novelist, lyricist and broadcaster Simon Armitage performed at Déda as part of Derby Book Festival on Thursday 4 June Simon Armitage Poetry Competi… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/poetry-cube-simon-armitage-competition/
Our first marketing apprentice, Anneliese, shares her experiences during her first two weeks in her new position.
Our new marketing apprentice Anneliese (pictured in the middle) photographed outside Déda with two of our lovely Déda staff - Madeleine & Montserrat Anneliese's Blog - wks 1 &… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/marketing-apprentice-blog-week-1-2/
Ben Spiller, Artistic Director for 1623 Theatre starts the new year with a new class at Déda.
The Bard at the Barre
Ben Spiller (36) hadn't been to a dance class before he took the plunge to sign-up for Beginners Ballet at Déda yesterday.
He told us that wanted to try… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/bard-barre/
"What I love about the Festé weekend is that I can walk through familiar streets and see something that completely blows me away, making me laugh out loud and see our city in a different light." Déda Director Stephen Munn blogs about the programme for thi…
Stephen Munn blogs about Derby Festé 2014
Once again Festé is upon us and I am delighted to say that this fantastic cultural highlight for Derby is in terrific shape both artisti… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/stephen-munn-feste-2014/
Two years ago, despite a bleak public funding outlook, public support for Déda spurred us to look for a way to not just survive, but to thrive. We knew that we had to devise and implement a way forward that would reduce our need for public funding and br…
Two years ago, despite a bleak public funding outlook, public support for Déda spurred us to look for a way to not just survive, but to thrive. We knew that we had to devise and … http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/capital-project-and-our-10-campaign/
Dance Artists Hannah and Magdalena reflects on her experience taking part in a professional residency with T42 Dance Company
Dance Artists Hannah and Magdalena reflect on their experience participating in a three day professional development residency with renowned dance company T42.
Day 2-3 and Per… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/hannahs-profess/
Dance Artists Hannah and Magdalena take part in a professional development residency with international company T42. Here's how they got on!
Each year Déda runs a three day professional development residency with a renowned dance company.
The residency consists of three intensive days working with the company, takin… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/t42-professional-development-residency/
Déda Director talks about Déda's expansion and refurbishment project, with artist impressions of our new spaces.
The centre for dance on Chapel Street has been in existence since 1998, establishing itself over the years as the much loved home for dance in Derby and the wider East Midland… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2013/11/growing-upwards/
2012 was an exceptionally fine vintage – not just for Déda but for the UK as a whole!
2012 was an exceptionally fine vintage – not just for Déda but for the UK as a whole! The Olympics, Cultural Olympiad and Diamond Jubilee demonstrated Britain at its best, foster… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/chairs-speech-agm-2012-2013/