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paracinema

Paracinema Film Festival Pass 2021

After an interrupted year where Paracinema went online, we are back in person. We have an eclectic range of titles that incorporate a mix of horror, sci-fi

From 24th Sep 2021 - 27th Sep 2021
The Legendary Paracinema Film Quiz

The Legendary Paracinema Film Quiz

Join us in the QUAD Café/bar and bring your best film quiz ringer or download the Matrix into your noggin in preparation. It’s the Infamous and Legendary

26th Sep 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 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
TR25

TR25 - Celebrating 25 years of Tomb Raider

The unofficial, one day fan event celebrating 25 years of Tomb Raider in the birthplace of Lara Croft! Meet developers, the voice of Lara Croft in Tomb Raider

23rd Oct 2021
Steve Richards

Derby Book Festival - Steve Richards: The Prime Ministers We Never Had

Was Harold Wilson a bigger figure than Denis Healey? Was John Major more 'prime ministerial' than Michael Heseltine? Would David Miliband have become Prime

05th Nov 2021
Steve Richards

Derby Book Festival - Steve Richards: The Prime Ministers We Never Had - LIVE STREAM

Was Harold Wilson a bigger figure than Denis Healey? Was John Major more 'prime ministerial' than Michael Heseltine? Would David Miliband have become Prime

05th Nov 2021
David Lammy

Derby Book Festival - David Lammy MP: Tribes: A Search for Belonging in a Divided Society - LIVE STREAM

David Lammy was the first black Briton to study at Harvard Law School and practised as a barrister before entering politics as the MP for Tottenham in 2000.

05th Nov 2021
David Lammy

Derby Book Festival - David Lammy MP: Tribes: A Search for Belonging in a Divided Society

David Lammy was the first black Briton to study at Harvard Law School and practised as a barrister before entering politics as the MP for Tottenham in 2000.

05th Nov 2021
Wendy Moore

Derby Book Festival: Wendy Moore: Endell Street - The Women Who Ran Britain’s Trailblazing Military Hospital

When the First World War broke out, the suffragettes suspended their campaigning and joined the war effort. For pioneering suffragette doctors (and life

06th Nov 2021
Katherine May

Derby Book Festival - Katherine May: Wintering

First published in February 2020 in a very different world, Katherine May’s Wintering resonated with so many people during lockdown when we had more time to

06th Nov 2021