Your visit

QUAD is located in the heart of Derby's Cathedral Quarter in the Market Place. This central location gives easy access for all users with the bus station, car parks and City Centre within easy reach

Address

QUAD
Market Place
Cathedral Quarter
Derby DE1 3AS UK
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How to find us

By Foot

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Derby is a compact city and QUAD is situated in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter on the Market Place that is an easy walking distance from the main shopping areas, hotels, restaurants, bars and other amenities.

By Car

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Exit M1 at J25, take the A52 towards Derby and follow signs to the City Centre / Cathedral Quarter.

The Assembly Rooms multi storey car park is the nearest (payment by coins only), Chapel Street multi storey car park or Parksafe multi storey on Bold Lane are both a short walk away.

By Bus

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Derby is served by Trent Barton www.trentbarton.co.uk and Arriva buses www.arrivabus.co.uk Derby's bus station is only a short walk away.

By Bicycle

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There are bike racks outside QUAD's main entrance. Please visit www.cyclederby.co.uk/routes for more information on cycling around Derby.

Derby's new electric bikes sharing scheme has 200 ebikes at 30 hubs across the city with hubs across the city. Please visit www.visitderby.co.uk/things-to-do/sport-leisure/ebikes-derby for more information.

By Train

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Derby is a famous rail centre with 31 fast daily services to London St Pancras, a journey that takes less than two hours. Direct rail services connect Derby with Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Dundee, Edinburgh, Leeds, Leicester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Oxford, Sheffield, Southampton, Plymouth and many other destinations.

Derby Train Station is just over one mile away from QUAD, so it is a quick taxi journey or a 15-minute walk.

By Air

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East Midlands Airport is approximately 20 minutes drive from QUAD and Birmingham International Airport is about a 45-minute drive, providing extensive air links to most European and worldwide destinations.

Opening Times

QUAD is open 7 days a week (apart from Christmas Day and New Year's Day)

Box Office and QUAD Shop

11:00am - 9:00pm (or half an hour before the first film of the day if that is earlier)
The cinemas will be open 15 minutes prior to published

Gallery

11:00am - 5:00pm (except Sundays opening at 12 noon)*

*The Gallery is closed during exhibition turn-around, please check the Gallery page for more information.

Café Bar

Sunday - Wednesday 10:00am - 10:00pm
Thursday - Saturday 10:00am - 11:00pm

Ticket prices

Ticket type

Non-member

Concessions

QUAD Member

Member Concessions

Gallery

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE

Cinema

£9.50

£7.00

£7.00

£6.00

(Concessions include: Under 16’s (B-Line cardholders), Over 60’s (Gold cardholders), Unwaged (Proof of benefit entitlement required), CEA Card scheme members, Students (NUS cardholders)

Cinema: 16 - 25

£3.50

16-25 year olds can buy a cinema ticket for just £3.50. The £3.50 tickets are only available in person 45 minutes before the show time from Box Office. Proof of age is required. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Cinema: Midweek Treat & Cine Babies

£7.00

£6.00

£6.00

£5.50

Cine Supper (for one)

£14.50

Cine Supper (for two)

£29.00

Cine Supper includes a film ticket and main course meal (available from 5pm daily).

Special Events: National Theatre Live

£17.00

£15.00

£13.00

£13.00

Prices for special events may vary.

Meerkat Movies

Under the scheme, you can take a friend to the cinema with 2 for 1 cinema tickets on Tuesdays & Wednesdays*, when you buy through comparethemarket.com. Click here for more information.

Accommodation

There are a number of places to stay when visiting Derby that are close to QUAD. Click the 'show' button for more information.

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Cathedral Quarter Hotel

St Mary's Gate, Derby

Distance from QUAD:

Less than 5 minutes walk

Cathedral Quarter Hotel is a boutique four-star hotel that blends the old character of this circa 1900's building with the elegant edge of a contemporary luxury hotel as expected by today's discerning traveller.

This Grade II listed hotel is home to 38 luxury bedrooms all with air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi, award-winning Opulence Restaurant, Bar 16 cocktail bar, and Chef’s Table experience for VIP private dining – the first of its kind in the area. Not forgetting Clink mini spa which offers a wide selection of beauty treatments and a hot house with steam room, sauna, experience shower and chill out lounge. 

Click here for more info and bookings.

Holiday Inn - Riverlights, Morledge, Derby

Riverlights, Morledge, Derby DE1 2AY

Distance from QUAD:

Less than 2 minutes walk

Choose the new contemporary Holiday Inn Derby-Riverlights hotel for its convenient city-centre location.

Click here for more information and bookings.

Hampton by Hilton

Riverlights, Morledge, Derby DE1 2AY

Distance from QUAD:

Less than 2 minutes walk

The Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre hotel puts the cosmopolitan life right at your doorstep.

Click here for more information and bookings.

Hallmark Derby

Midland Road, Derby DE1 2SQ

Distance from QUAD:

1 mile

The Hallmark Derby is a 4-star contemporary hotel, located opposite Derby Train Station and on the edge of the Peak District.

Click here for more information and bookings.

Hallmark Inn

Midland Road, Derby DE1 2SL

Distance from QUAD:

1 mile

A contemporary 3-star hotel, offering quality accommodation and a stylish lounge bar.

Click here for more information and bookings.

Jurys Inn

King Street, Derby

Distance from QUAD:

Less than 5 minutes walk

Situated in the heart of the vibrant and trendy Cathedral Quarter on King Street, Jurys Inns Derby hotel is the perfect city centre location for business or leisure.

The hotel in Derby is within walking distance of QUAD and the main shopping districts, restaurants and bars, theatres and tourist attractions.

Click here for more information and bookings

Hallmark Hotel Derby Mickleover Court

Etwall Road, Derby DE3 0XX

Distance from QUAD:

10 minute drive

Boasting a convenient location near Derby with easy access to the A38, A50 and M1 motorway.

The facilities include waves health & leisure club complete with pool, solarium and gym.

Click here for more info and bookings

Marriott Breadsall Priory, Morley (near Derby)

Moor Rd, Morley, Ilkeston DE7 6DL

Distance from QUAD:

10-15 minute drive

This stately residence dates back to 1260, with 400 acres of landscape and 2 golf courses. Other facilities include an indoor pool, 3 fitness areas and a health spa. All of the 112 bedrooms are Wi-Fi enabled.

Click here for more info and bookings

Ramada Encore Hotel, Pride Park, Derby

Locomotive Way, Derby DE24 8PU

Distance from QUAD:

25 minutes walk or 5 minutes drive

This hotel is located in Pride Park, near the centre of Derby. The hotel is an exciting new hotel experience. The concept is simple - fresh, stylish, vibrant and upbeat. All public areas and bedrooms within the hotel are fully air-conditioned.

This hotel is ideally located within a few minutes from Derby town centre with 112 stylish ensuite bedrooms, and 3 modern purpose built meeting rooms, our hotel is the perfect choice for leisure or business travellers offering a place to relax and unwind, ready for the following day.

Click here for more info and bookings

Thornhill Lodge, Derby

Thornhill Lodge Guest House, 6-8 Thornhill Rd, Derby DE22 3LX

Distance from QUAD:

30 minutes walk or 10 minutes drive

Thornhill Lodge is a quality 10 bedroom guest house 5 minutes drive or 15 minutes walk from the city centre.  There is a private car park, free wi-fi and a kitchen exclusively for the use of guests included in the facilities.

Thornhill Lodge boasts a certificate of excellence, all favourable reviews on Trip Advisor and many happy customers!

Click here for more info and bookings

SACO Derby - The Millhouse

Brook St, Derby DE1 3PB

Distance from QUAD:

10 minute walk

Serviced short stay apartments set in a stunning refurbished mill near the centre of Derby.

The apartments are in a quiet, waterside neighbourhood with free onsite parking.

Click here for more info and bookings.