Derby QUAD & Cinema

QUAD is currently closed to the public following government guidance. We hope to be open again soon and will announce this date as soon as restrictions are lifted.

Virtual QUAD will provide a limited offer of film events and workshops online through the QUAD website.

Derby Quad have received the 'We're Good to Go' certificate from the National Tourist Board of England. 


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.

Preparations are underway for the Opening of FORMAT21 on 11th March.

FORMAT21: Control

12 Mar 2021 - 28 Mar 2021

Join us in Derby and online for FORMAT21 – Control.

Whooverville 12

24 Oct 2021

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 2021

17 Nov 2021 - 22 Nov 2021

Derby Film Festival 2021 will run between 17 - 22 November of this year.

Derby QUAD & Cinema
Market Place Cathedral Quarter Derby DE1 3AS

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Information relating to Coronavirus.

As of 4 January 2021, England is in a National lockdown: Stay at Home. Please be aware of the restrictions and comply with government guidance. Keep visiting the Visit Derby website for regular updates. Thank you.