"Ey up me duck" Angelina Jolie greets QUAD Patron Jack O'Connell at the Hollywood Film Awards

Thursday 20th November

This week we were excited to find a Midlands-phrase made it into news headlines as Angelina Jolie introduced QUAD Patron Jack O'Connell with "'Ey up me duck" at the Hollywood Film Awards. Watch the clip here. The story gained millions of visits to the BBC News website, Derby Telegraph & The Independent and also appeared on this morning’s GMTV.

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Tuesday 18th November

A message from QUAD's CEO
As we move into the winter months and the nights draw in, it is comforting to think of family and friends and enjoying spending time with each other. It is also a time for reflection and to consider the many people in our society who for one reason or another are financially or socially excluded from enjoying many of the things we take for granted including the arts. The arts have shaped and changed my life for the better and this has made me passionate about sharing that passion with others. 

Rams Captain Joins Family Arts Celebration Event

Wednesday 5th November

Derby County captain Shaun Barker was guest of honour at an arts workshop to celebrate the success of a project to gain people’s views of this year’s Derby Family Arts Festival of which he is Patron.

Hockney: Live from LA

Wednesday 5th November

An exclusive gala screening of the highly anticipated new feature Hockney, followed by an in-depth conversation with David Hockney from his Los Angeles studio, will be broadcast live into QUAD cinema on Tuesday 25th November at 6.45pm.  

QUAD Commemorates WW1

Saturday 18th October

QUAD will be commemorating World War One in October and November with film screenings and a guest talk. 
The War Within the War, Celebrating the Resisters of 1914-1918 talk by Adam Hochschild takes place in QUAD on Wednesday 22nd October at 7:00pm. Tickets are: £5 or £4 concessions.

Halloween at QUAD

Friday 17th October

Halloween is nearly here and we have a spooky selection of activities during Halloween week and beyond, from family friendly workshops to talks, screenings and performance events themed around our ‘Supernatural Season'.