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Déda is a registered charity in Derby enriching people’s lives with dance and the arts. Déda addresses the need for high quality arts and opportunities for artists in the region as well as the need to improve social mobility and provide health and wellbeing solutions for the community of Derby. We work with Derby schools and community groups to improve education, health and wellbeing, and social issues with some of the hardest-to-reach groups in the city. You can find out about our current projects by clicking the boxes below.

As a registered charity, it is important for us to fundraise to secure a bright future for the organisation. You can receive regular updates on our projects by signing up to our e-newsletter and selecting the ‘Be Involved’ category.

Déda is a company limited by guarantee (03100413) and a registered charity (1053633). We are regulated by the Fundraising Regulator

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Keep Derby Festé Free

Festé is funded by Déda as part of its Arts Council England funding and Derby City Council, but only partially. To put on a spectacular Festival for you we also need support from other sources. If you love Festé and would be happy to donate to the 2023 event please donate what you can.

Donate now Keep Derby Festé Free
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Little Steps Big Change

Déda is bringing dance, circus and the arts to children and young people from disadvantaged areas in Derby.

Little Steps Big Change
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Plus One

Déda gives children in care or care leavers the chance to experience live performance, classes and workshops in the city.

Plus One
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Why Support Déda

Déda is a registered charity, our mission is to enrich people’s lives with dance and the arts. Find out more.

Why Support Déda

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You can also support Déda while doing your online shopping:

Donate to Déda with easyfundraising. There are over 3,100 shops and sites where you can collect free donations for Déda including John Lewis, eBay, Argos and Sainsbury's.

If you are interested in supporting Déda, you are most welcome to visit us and find out more about the work being carried out, what happens behind the scenes, and to attend or participate in events. Contact [email protected]

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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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