Young People

Activities for ages 7-25 

There are lots of things for young people to do at QUAD, including films, clubs, workshops, gallery and much more.

KidsQUAD 7-11 years

Creative arts activities for children aged 7 – 11 years: a range of film making, animation, photography and other art workshops led by one of our professional artists and supported by an experienced support worker.


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7 - 11 years


DigisQUAD 12-16 years

Digital arts activities for young people aged 12-16 years: a range of skills-based, creative digital projects using industry standard software, all led by one of our professional digital artists.

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12 - 16 years

Young Creatives 14-19 years

QUAD’s Young Creatives is a group of young people (aged 14-19) who delve into QUAD’s exhibition themes and create their own artwork with fresh interpretations and visions.

The programme is managed by our Education Curator, Sandra Greatorex. Individual projects are managed by our part-time Youth Forum Coordinator, Jasmine Bertie. 

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QUAD Young Advocates 16-25 years

QUAD Young Advocates are a group of young decision makers, curators and reviewers, who work with staff and artists to plan new projects and explore ways to promote our programme to other young people.

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Youth Review 16-25 years

QUAD’s Youth Review is a group of 16-25 year olds who are passionate about film and culture. If you’re interested in reviewing film, music, theatre and art, both at QUAD and across the city, then get in touch at: youthreview@derbyquad.co.uk and come join us.  Meetings take place every few weeks and are free!

If you'd like to join the Youth Review mailing list please click here.

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Cost  Free

To join or find out more by calling 01332 285425 or email youthreview@derbyquad.co.uk

Q Club 

Q Club is an after school club for children and young people aged 5 –18yrs. Half of the places for the group are targeted at children on the autistic spectrum, the other half can be referred for a variety of reasons including children with additional support needs or communication difficulties, who are socially excluded, have disabilities, are young carers or bereaved children. For more info click here.