Derby Book Festival Events at QUAD

Friday 22nd May

derby book fest
Fifteen events as part of Derby’s Book Festival will take place in QUAD in June. The first Derby Book Festival promises to be an exciting celebration of the joy of books with book related activities and events for all ages and interests, including internationally acclaimed writers, as well as those with a Derby connection, covering a range of interests, including cycling, railways, football, cricket, climbing and photography.  

May Half-term Films & Activities for Families and Young People

Wednesday 20th May

make and take day
Over May half-term KidsQUAD offers a chance to join digital artists to create your own animated space adventure to the far reaches of the galaxy! KidsQUAD: Space Adventures takes place on Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th May, 10:30am until 12:30pm.The cost is: £22.00 for both sessions.

Live Event screenings at QUAD

Wednesday 20th May

Art and Opera can be seen on the Big Screen at QUAD, Derby over the summer months with performances from English National Opera, Glyndebourne and Exhibition on Screen in May, June and July.

Mini golf hits the 2015 Venice Art Biennale

Friday 8th May

leisureland golf
QUAD is represented as part of an East Midlands consortium which opens tomorrow at the 2015 Venice Biennale. QUAD has been part of The East Midland EM15 Doug Fishbone’s Leisure Land Golf’, a fully playable mini-golf course and nine artists have each been commissioned to design a hole.

Summer Nights Film Festival Line-up revealed

Tuesday 7th April

QUAD's popular Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival returns this summer from July - September. As usual, the festival will bring classic and contemporary films to a selection of beautiful heritage locations.
We can now reveal the film programme for summer 2015!
Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire
Friday 24th July – Dirty Dancing (12A)

Derby Film Festival News

Thursday 26th March

Derby Film Festival runs from 1st of May to the 10th and will be filled with exciting film previews, special guest events and talks. For £80 you can buy a pass enabling entry to all events* over the full ten days of the festival.