What's on

Transforming lives through active participation in arts and film including exhibitions, films and wide-ranging education and creative activities.

Mindful Crafts

Mindful Crafts (at QUAD)

Mindful Crafts returns to QUAD's Participation Space! Join us for a cuppa and a catch up on Mondays 30th August, 6th September and 13th September 1pm-3pm.

From 30th Aug 2021 - 28th Mar 2022
Listen Love Learn

Listen Love Learn 2021

QUAD welcomes the return of our Family Friendly activities with Listen Love Learn with artist Charlotte Tupper or practitioner Heather Louise Hepworth.  

From 07th Sep 2021 - 21st Dec 2021
Self-Publishing for Beginners with Dawn Brookes

Self-Publishing for Beginners with Dawn Brookes

Mondays commencing 4th October to 22nd November (8-week course), 6.30pm-9pm, £115 or £105 for concessions Led by tutor and successful self-published author

04th Oct 2021
Talk Cinema

Talk Cinema Film Course

Tuesdays 5 October - 7 December, 7:00pm - 9:00pm Film tutor Alan Seaman is back with the long running Talk Cinema. The premise is simple, you watch and film

From 05th Oct 2021 - 07th Dec 2021
Writing For Children

Writing For Children With Lesley Parr

Mondays commencing 11th October to 15th November (6-week course), 6:30pm-9:00pm, £85 or £75 for concessions This informal, fun six-week course offers the

11th Oct 2021
Introduction To Creative Writing

Introduction To Creative Writing

Mondays commencing 11th October to 1st November (4-week course), 10:30am-12:00pm, £45 or £40 concessions Join QUAD’s resident Literature Officer, Alex Davis,

11th Oct 2021
Creative Wellbeing Practitioner Support Programme

Creative Wellbeing Practitioner Support Programme

Dates: 1pm - 6pm. Sunday 24th October, Sunday 31st October, Sunday 7th November, Sunday 14th November, Sunday 21st November. Cost:    £250 total. £50 deposit

From 24th Oct 2021 - 21st Nov 2021
Event image by Olia Danilevic from Pexels

Hallowe'en Horrors

Tickets for full day of activities – including horror goodie bag – £32 Join us for the first part of a very special day of horror writing, with five workshop

30th Oct 2021
Robot Day 2021

Robot Day 2021

QUAD welcomes the return of Robot Day with the Institute of Engineering and Technology.  This is the third Robot Day at QUAD. At previous events we’ve seen

06th Nov 2021
Derby Peace Week

Derby Peace Week: Violence to Women Discussion Workshop

The COVID pandemic has highlighted how domestic violence means that home is not a safe place for many women. Why as a society do we ignore the violence towards

21st Sep 2021
Derby Poetry Festival: Poetry Permissions Workshop

Derby Poetry Festival: Poetry Permissions Workshop

During this course we will be working with the idea of permission and what this means to us as poets. We will look at using the example of our literary

10th Oct 2021
Derby Poetry Festival: She Speaks

Derby Poetry Festival: She Speaks

Kim Moore’s first collection The Art of Falling (Seren 2015) won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize.  She completed her PhD in Poetry and Everyday Sexism in

10th Oct 2021