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

Make and take

Make and Take October 2021

Thursday 28 October 11:00am - 4:00pm FREE, Drop in Suitable for ages 3+ Join us for some family friendly creativity with artist Helen Jackson in our highly

28th Oct 2021
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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: Engineering A Better World

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

06th Nov 2021
Derbyshire Faces to Derbyshire Fiction with Clare Harvey and Kate Bellis

Derbyshire Faces to Derbyshire Fiction with Clare Harvey and Kate Bellis

10:30am - 4pm. Join acclaimed author Clare Harvey on a day long photography-inspired writing workshop. Using Kate Bellis's starkly beautiful portraits of rural

20th Nov 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
Adam Andrusier: Two Hitlers and a Marilyn

Derby Book Festival: Adam Andrusier: Two Hitlers and a Marilyn

Adam Andrusier is a professional dealer in rare and valuable autographs and his work provided the inspiration for Zadie Smith’s second novel, The Autograph Man

06th Nov 2021