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QUAD

Cathedral Quarter Market Place, Derby DE1 3AS, England
+44 1332 285444
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Derby has a soul after all (not that the Council cares)

We went for my twin daughters' birrthday taking one friend each. the staff organised their name on... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2012
sampUk
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uk
Essential Amenity in new Derby

Quad has quickly established itself as one the midland's leading cultural venues, attracting... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2011
Jafar60
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UK
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QUAD is a CINEMA, GALLERY, CAFE BAR and WORKSHOP that anyone can use.CINEMAShowing the best in World, Hollywood and Independent films.GALLERYThe exhibition programme includes work from local, national and international artists, it is exciting, diverse and open to new ideas and experimentation.CAFE BARCome and relax in our fully licenced Cafe Bar with a drink or choose from a range of delicious home made dishes.WORKSHOPQUAD brings individuals, communities and artists together to create exciting new art and film. We are committed to providing access to the arts for everyone. QUAD provides facilities and services that connect people and businesses to art and film, creating opportunities for entertainment, education and participation.QUAD's Patrons are actor John Hurt CBE, actor/director Paddy Considine, local actor Jack O'Connell and actor/musician John Tams.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
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Cathedral Quarter Market Place, Derby DE1 3AS, England
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Reviewed 15 January 2012

We went for my twin daughters' birrthday taking one friend each. the staff organised their name on the film before it started, and all sorts of other bits and bobs to make the going easier! They didnt have to do this as it wasnt a...More

Thank sampUk
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Reviewed 28 December 2011

Quad has quickly established itself as one the midland's leading cultural venues, attracting significant following and patrons such as John Hurt. Its film programme is imaginative, its art eclectic and it's cafe a vibrant hub. The BFI section is a pleasant surprise. If visiting Derby...More

Thank Jafar60
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Reviewed 19 December 2011

After visiting the Quad Centre this year already for the Derby Feste, we decided as a couple to spend the morning in the actual Quad building itself. It's incredibly modern with loads of things to do. We first went into the art exhibition which was...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2011

Good food, efficient staff and nice atmosphere. Lots going on there with exhibitions and good choice of films.

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Reviewed 11 November 2011

The QUAD is an arts centre with a cinema, gallery space and a cafe. It also runs specialist courses, and has the BFI Mediatheque facility too. The cinema areas are nice and clean, the seats are comfortable (not luxurous, but comfortable), and the projection is...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2011

Visited twice in as many weeks for lunch with my son (7months) and other friends with young babies. Staff were very accommodating for us by making a little extra room for our prams and highchairs. Coffee is lovely and a little cheaper than the average...More

Thank MrsAllen08
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Reviewed 27 October 2011

I visited the Quad to see a film. Wednesday matinees are priced at a reduced rate and you get free tea/coffee and biscuits. The cinema is plush and spacious, comfy large seats. It was a pleasant change just to view stills of upcoming fims without...More

Thank jr27Derbyshire
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Reviewed 8 October 2011

We first visited in 2009 for the Chinese Health Qigong Seminar and found the venue first class. Lovely atmosphere and a real Buzz about the place.

Thank thetaichiclub
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Reviewed 28 September 2011

As someone who normally would go to the Showcase cinema in the Westfield, I thought I'd give the Quad a try recently when I went to see "Tinker, Tailor.." and was really pleasantly surprised. It seems much more than just a cinema and more of...More

Thank Derbydoc74
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Reviewed 8 August 2011

A very good independent cinema with a really excellent varied programme, combining new releases with a good choice of vintage films. Nice auditorium with comfy seats and friendly, helpful staff. It lacks the inimitable charm of the old Metro Cinema on Green Lane, though !

Thank Strigiform
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