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July - August

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Déda is a centre for Dance, Movement and Creativity, located in the heart of Derby and connecting locally, nationally and internationally.

Déda has something for everyone! We host 50 dance and movement classes each week for all ages and abilities and present over 70 performances annually in our 124 seat Theatre. We have a café, free visual arts exhibitions and are part of local festivals including Format Photography Festival and Derby Book Festival. We also host an MA Dance and Choreography in partnership with the University of Derby and deliver projects across Derby in hard-to-reach communities, low-income areas and healthcare settings using dance to enrich people's lives. We also produce Derby Festé an annual international street arts festival.

We are an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation and a registered charity (1053633). Our vision is to enrich people's lives through dance, movement and creativity.

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Eat & Drink

Visit our café bar for drinks and fresh, homemade food that is good for the heart, soul and the planet. All profits go to fund our charitable work!
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Spaces & Hire

You can hire space at Déda. We have meeting room, studio and Theatre space as well as on-site catering available.

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What's On

We have more than 70 performances and events each year. Find out more about what’s coming up this season.

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We offer over 50 classes each week suitable for all ages and abilities. See our Classes page for more information.

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Support Déda

Donate to Déda and help us in our mission to enrich people’s lives with dance and the arts. Déda is a registered charity no. 1053633.



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25 Jun 24

Déda's Summer Time

Déda's Summer Time
Small Charity Week at Deda

25 Jun 24

It's Small Charity Week at Déda!

It's Small Charity Week at Déda!
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16 Apr 24

Deda's WonderMay!!

Deda's Wonder May!

Deda's WonderMay!!
Networking event 6 June 2024

11 Apr 24

Dance Artist Networking Event

A three-part event for artists and practitioners working in dance from across the Midlands.

Dance Artist Networking Event
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Class Type

Wondering which class is right for you? Our handy class finder can help. Simply click on either the ‘Adult’ or ‘Children’ button below to see what classes we have to offer.

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Is there a particular day of the week which is more suitable for you? Click on the days listed below to view our current timetable.

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