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.
 
Previews

FORMAT International Photography Festival events in March & April

Thursday 26th March

FORMAT15 'Evidence' still has a selection of varied events, from a photo walks, a talk on the 'History of Mugshots' tours with WW Winters, live jazz and film screening event, workshops and a Photography conference.
 

Family activities during the Easter holidays

Thursday 19th March

There are activities for children and young people of all ages in QUAD over the Easter Holidays.
 

Plus One Scheme extended for another year

Thursday 26th February

Thanks to the generosity of the public in raising over £25,000 so far, the Plus One scheme has been extended for another year. 
 
Plus One aims to inspire young people and spark an ongoing interest in the arts and the cultural scene in Derby. For some young people, it will be the first time they will have visited the theatre or cinema with their foster family or carers. 
 

Jack O'Connell's BAFTA in QUAD

Wednesday 25th February

We had a little blue visitor at QUAD this week!
 
The BAFTA which was awarded to Derby-born actor Jack O’Connell made a special appearance in QUAD to celebrate his EE award for ‘Rising star’. Jack, a Patron of QUAD, is currently in America filming Money Monster which is directed by Jodie Foster. 
 

QUAD receives major Arts Council England investment

Tuesday 24th February

Arts Council England have today announced £119,962 funding for QUAD in Derby to boost its digital DNA and to increase accessibility for audiences. 
 
Peter Knott, Area Director, Arts Council England, said: “We are investing in some really exciting projects across the Midlands, and it will be great to see this funding make a difference to local communities, whether that is through the creation of new facilities for people to use or by supporting the local creative economy”