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Autumn classes at Déda

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Autumn classes at Déda

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We've got some fantastic classes on offer, come and try one!

Déda is a creative centre for Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Performance, 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 a BA (Hons) Dance degree 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 mission is to deliver an exceptional programme of dance, contemporary circus and outdoor performance to as wide an audience as possible and be recognised for our outstanding contribution in the field of dance development and learning.

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Eat & Drink

Visit our CUBE café for hot drinks and fresh, homemade food that is good for the heart, soul and the mind.
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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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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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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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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.




16 Jul 21

Covid update 19 July 2021

While restrictions are easing on Monday 19 July, Déda will be moving forward carefully

Covid update 19 July 2021
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27 May 21

Derby Book Festival Opens Today

The sixth Derby Book Festival opens today, Thursday 27 May, and runs for ten days until Saturday 5 June.

Derby Book Festival Opens Today
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19 May 21

Spotlight on... Reimagine: final thoughts on the project so far (4/4)

In the last in the series of Déda's blogs, we ask Learning Coordinator [Reimagine] Simon Marshall for his final thoughts.

Spotlight on... Reimagine: final thoughts on the project so far (4/4)
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18 May 21

Car park discounts for Déda customer and visitors

Déda are delighted to offer our customers discounts in central Derby.

Car park discounts for Déda customer and visitors
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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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