Derby QUAD & Cinema

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

CINEMA
Showing the best in World, Hollywood and Independent films.

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

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

WORKSHOP
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.

Instagram Live Curatorial Tours @derbyquad.
Jamie Quince-Starkey from Down To Earth Project presents a series of talks bringing the important conversations around nature, our connection to nature and our own nature to the debate.
Join the artist and curators in QUAD Gallery as they discuss themes and ideas relating to the exhibition Warm Worlds and Otherwise.
Warm Worlds and Otherwise by Anna Bunting-Branch features a new Virtual Reality (VR) artwork commissioned by Wysing Arts Centre, The Mechatronic Library, FACT and QUAD.

Dryden Goodwin Alongside

29 Feb 2020 - 5 Apr 2020

Alongside (2019) is a sensory study by artist Dryden Goodwin of the working life of a social care worker, supporting three vulnerable disabled adult clients, as they access the world beyond the day-care centre.

QUAD Co-Lab Season

29 Feb 2020 - 5 Apr 2020

A showcase of newly co-commissioned work by artists who have transposed traditional use of media (painting, drawing, sculpture) into Virtual Reality or film works, with participation activities alongside the following exhibitions:
Jamie Quince-Starkey from Down To Earth Project presents a series of talks bringing the important conversations around nature, our connection to nature and our own nature to the debate
FORMAT International Photography Festival Off-Year takes place in QUAD and in venues around Derby from April to June 2020.

Exhibition On Screen: Easter In Art

7 Apr 2020 - 9 Apr 2020

The story of Christ's death and resurrection has dominated western culture for the past 2000 years. It is perhaps the most significant historical event of all time, as recounted by the gospels but, equally, as depicted by the greatest artists in history.

Derby Reads 2020

8 Apr 2020

Derby Book Festival 2020 Launch
Jamie Quince-Starkey from Down To Earth Project presents a series of talks bringing the important conversations around nature, our connection to nature and our own nature to the debate.

PechaKucha Derby

23 Apr 2020

Join us for a night of “chit-chat” and stories in the unique PechaKucha 20X20 format.

Paracinema Film Festival

7 May 2020 - 10 May 2020

Paracinema Film Festival returns 7th to 10th May 2020. Paracinema is dedicated to films and genres outside the mainstream.

Big Finish Day 2020

6 Jun 2020

Official celebration of the renowned production company, famous for its award-winning full-cast audio-plays and audiobooks based on your favourite TV shows and more

Exhibition On Screen: Frida Kahlo

6 Jul 2020 - 8 Jul 2020

This highly engaging film takes us on a journey through the life of one of the most prevalent female icons: Frida Kahlo

EDGE-LIT 9

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.

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