Déda Chair Honoured With MBE

Posted on 7th Jan 2013

The Chair of the Board of Trustees of Derby-based Déda, one of the UKs’ leading dance centres, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours List.

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All-star cast in Christie classic

Posted on 4th Jan 2013

To kick off the 2013 presented season at Derby Theatre, one of Agatha Christie’s best mysteries, A Murder is Announced will run from Tue 29 January until Sat 2 February.

Format Festival Volunteers

Posted on 23rd Dec 2012

FORMAT13 will bring the busiest and most ambitious programme of exhibitions and events planned yet. To help realise this we are looking to form a first-class team of volunteers to help us setup and deliver the festival.

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Déda Launches Chesterfield Dance Company

Posted on 14th Dec 2012

Derby-based Déda, one of the UKs’ leading dance centres, has teamed up with Chesterfield Borough Council and the Dance4’s Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) to launch its second auditioned youth dance company – giving local young people the chance to develop their talents.

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Festive Fun in City Centre Quarters

Posted on 4th Dec 2012

Businesses in the Cathedral Quarter and St Peters Quarter have organised a packed programme of entertainment on local streets in the run up to Christmas.

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Derby Theatre appoints new Business Development Manager

Posted on 4th Dec 2012

Derby Theatre is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Business Development Manager, Andrew McIntyre, who started in his new role this week. 

Déda Makes Bid For Expansion

Posted on 3rd Dec 2012

Déda is hoping to expand its theatre and dance studio facilities at its venue in Chapel Street, Derby by re-developing part of the neighbouring Queen Street leisure centre.

Derby Theatre branches out across the city

Posted on 30th Nov 2012

For the past few months; staff at Derby Theatre and the University of Derby, have been restoring and adapting the old Arts College and Metro Cinema building on Green Lane for Derby Theatre.

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Christmas themed films at QUAD in December

Posted on 29th Nov 2012

QUAD is holding four Christmas themed films in a season: ‘When The Snowman Brings The Snow: Christmas Movies At QUAD’

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CALL OUT: Performers, musicians, poets, dancers.

Posted on 13th Nov 2012

Are you a musician, poet or dancer? Become inspired by QUADs latest exhibtion Illuminated and create a performance in response to the work and space. 


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Youth Theatre scheme invites young people to taster sessions

Posted on 12th Nov 2012

Junk Shop Theatre, the company recently appointed to run a new youth theatre scheme for Derby Theatre, and Christina Lydon, Derby Theatre’s Learning Manager, are inviting young people to take part in a taster session which will provide them with an insight into the new scheme. 

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Seas of Mirth Release New Video

Posted on 6th Nov 2012

Seas of Mirth release the video for their new single Phantom Vessel.