Derby QUAD & Cinema

Please note, QUAD is temporarily closed to the public. Our cinema, gallery, café bar and workshops will be closed until further notice. For all the latest news, blogs, activities and more from our team, visit Virtual QUAD here

The QUAD Box Office phone number is no longer being manned. 

Any urgent customer enquiries should be directed to and we will respond just as soon as we can.

Please continue to monitor our social media channels for up to date information.

Twitter @derbyquad


Virtual QUAD

Quad's news section is the now the home of Virtual QUAD, giving you all the latest news, blogs, activities and more from the team at QUAD during COVID19.

Open Our Doors Fundraiser

Our Open Our Doors fundraiser includes a number of different ways that YOU can support us to continue the great work we do across the city, region and beyond.

In a time where people have been so isolated, our mission to reconnect people and communities, and focus on creativity, positive mental health and wellbeing once our doors have reopened has never been more crucial.

Find out more and support us today >


QUAD is a CINEMA, GALLERY,  CAFÉ BAR and WORKSHOP that anyone can use.

Showing the best in World, Hollywood and Independent films.

The exhibition programme includes work from local, national and international artists, it is exciting, diverse and open to new ideas and experimentation.

Come and relax in our fully licenced Café Bar with a drink or choose from a range of delicious home made dishes.

QUAD brings individuals, communities and artists together to create exciting new art and film. We are committed to providing access to the arts for everyone.

QUAD provides facilities and services that connect people and businesses to art and film, creating opportunities for entertainment, education and participation.

QUAD's Patrons are actor John Hurt CBE, actor/director Paddy Considine, local actor Jack O'Connell and actor/musician John Tams.

A brilliantly vibrant arts hub with cutting edge culture and and artistic ambience.


11 Jul 2020 - 12 Jul 2020

Edge-Lit returns for its annual extravaganza of horror, thriller, fantasy and science-fiction writing – taking place over two days for the first time!

Whooverville 12

24 Oct 2020

Whooverville is the East Midland's biggest annual get-together for fans of the BBC TV series Doctor Who. Organised by Derby's Doctor Who group, The Whoovers, one of the most popular fan groups in the UK. Whooverville is a day of fun for all ages.

Derby Film Festival 2020

19 Nov 2020 - 23 Nov 2020

Derby Film Festival will run 19th to 23rd November 2020 Derby Film Festival features international films with Previews, Premieres and special guests to be announced.

Information relating to Coronavirus.

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Derby. VisitDerby team are currently connecting with our industry partners to give you the very latest information on their plans for re-opening to help you plan your visit. Please keep visiting the website for updates #KnowBeforeYouGo.