Arts - partnerships

We work in partnership with a number of cultural organisations across the city. This ensures the arts scene is always vibrant and encourages involvement in the arts for everyone. Some of the organisations we work with regularly are listed below.

Artcore delivers visual arts activities within a range of communities to educate and encourage cohesion. 

Baby People provides accredited music projects for young people who struggle to engage with mainstream education. 

Déda offers a dance-focussed arts programme that engages a diverse audience through performance and participation. 

Derby Jazz promotes a programme of performances by national and international jazz artists alongside delivery of educational projects. 

Derby LIVE produces a diverse programme of performing arts and events at the Guildhall Theatre and Derby Arena as well as outdoor locations in the city centre and Derby’s parks. 

Derby Theatre is a producing and receiving theatre with a strong community focus and learning ethos. 

First Movement promotes the creativity of learning disabled people through events and workshops. 

Furthest from the Sea are a collective of artists, poets, comedians and musicians delivering performances in indoor and outdoor city centre venues. 

QUAD is Derby’s home for visual art, digital art and film, providing opportunities for entertainment, education and participation. 

Sinfonia Viva is a national chamber orchestra based in Derby, delivering performance, education and health activities. 

Festivals

Derby has a vibrant festivals programme showcasing international artists and home grown talent. Information about our annual festivals can be found through the links below:

The Visit Derby website provides up to date information about cultural events and entertainment in Derby. 

Useful forms

Contact details

Email:
Post address:
Leisure and Cultural Development
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS
Phone: 01332 641488
Minicom: 01332 640666
Leisure and Cultural Development
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS