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

5 Lamps Films 2019

Five Lamps Films 2019

​Established in 2006 out of Derby's Five Lamps pub, Five Lamps Films (or 5LF) was devised as a way for local filmmakers to get together, talk about films and

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Creative Mornings

Mainframe CreativeMornings/Derby

Mainframe is based at QUAD and funded via the European Regional Development Fund and Art’s Council England. Mainframe is part of the Big House, a collaboration

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Happy Cafe

Happy Cafe

Wednesdays 16th October, 20th November & 18th December 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm FREE, but please book your tickets in advance Come along to the Happy Cafe

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QUAD Film Quiz

Tuesdays 8th October, 12th November & 10th December 2019 from 8:00pm Join us for a night of taxing teasers, sumptuous stumpers and film flummoxers! At the

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Derby Anime & Manga Society

Derby Anime and Manga Society are keen enthusiasts of the genre. Join them for a chance to discuss and socialise with the group.   To find out more please

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FORMAT PhotoForum

PhotoForum is a series of inspirational talks about the world of photography.  Max Kandhola Wednesday 13th November 6:30pm - 8:00pm Max Kandhola is a

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Sorry We Missed You

Ken Loach Q&A Plus Sorry We Missed You (15)

Ken Loach has been a significant figure in the film industry for the over fifty years. Ken’s career isn’t easy to summarise in a short paragraph but the impact

14th Nov 2019
Joelle Taylor

Derby Poetry Festival: Joelle Taylor

Acclaimed performance poet Joelle Taylor’s performance at Quad will be her first in Derby and she will be supported by a selection of the best local poets.

22nd Nov 2019
Dan Webber

Derby Poetry Festival: Dan Webber– Genre Fluid

The stand-up poet, reluctant bear and attempted vegan strips… away labels of life, love, the arts and the LGBTQ+ community in this fast-paced, honest and

24th Nov 2019
The Innocents

The Innocents (12A)

Based on one of the best-known ghost stories of all time, Henry James’s The Turn Of The Screw, The Innocents is a masterpiece of psychological horror. With a

29th Nov 2019

Beetlejuice (12A)

One of acclaimed director Tim Burton’s biggest hits takes a darkly comic look at the world of the afterlife, with Michael Keaton in the titular lead role

29th Nov 2019

Ring (15)

Based on Koji Suzuki’s successful novel of the same name, Ring was an instant hit on its release in Japan and didn’t take long to make a huge impact on

29th Nov 2019