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Address: Cathedral Quarter Market Place, Derby DE1 3AS, England
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QUAD is a CINEMA, GALLERY, CAFE BAR and WORKSHOP that anyone can...

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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showing of "Who will love me now?" and live discussion

Really powerful film, I was especially impressed by the quality from the live video link, of the people in the film answering questions by the host Julian Clary. Quad gives you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sonja L
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really powerful film, I was especially impressed by the quality from the live video link, of the people in the film answering questions by the host Julian Clary. Quad gives you the feeling your at home, but is quirky and individual. Staff are welcoming and friendly, I really should go more often.

Thank Sonja L
Derby, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for a quick bite before attending the cinema which is in the same building. Coffee is good too. There are regular exhibitions in the Quad so plenty to keep you busy.

Thank hungrycust0mer
Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cinema was very comfortable and the staff were very friendly. All in all a laid back and enjoyable experience.

Thank Barbara B
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a drink and to see what's on with a friend. Excellent fruit infusion with very friendly staff and clean table. Picked up information on what's on over Easter while the kids are off. Well worth a visit!

Thank DerbyDiner1977
Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with a friend to the cinema, great independent films even in French, Polish etc on occasion! Was so comfy with some armchairs which was great for my 80 year old Mum. Being able to take a drink from the bar in is a lovely added bonus! We ate in the cafe/restaurant first and the food was great at... More 

Thank Andrea M
Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best cinema in town! Love independent cinemas and these guys do it so well! Film and a beer! What more can you ask for!

Thank gregfeistdesign
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The cafe serves delicious food, especially the milkshakes, and while busy, it always delivers with quality and service. We were at the Quad to see the Beautiful interactive exhibition, which was so wonderful we ended up taking our 9month old daughter to see it twice.

Thank rainbowbirko87
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Visited here a few times - and it is just a nice place to Although you wouldn't necessarily say it was good for a business lunch I have now met here 3 times for business meetings It is a simple cafe with good well priced food and the usual range of hot and cold drinks If you visit I don't... More 

Thank Tom M
Derby, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We visted here today for lunch. There was a good choice of food available clearly visible on the board. We ordered a fish fingers sandwich and a goats cheese risotto . We waited a out ten minutes for the food ,which looked amazing . My risotto was really nice,however my partner recieved a chicken sandwich and when we asked why... More 

Thank Joanna W
Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

There are lots of events and things to do in the Quad. It has two cinemas which show great films not usually available at main cinemas. It has an excellent cafe reasonably priced and very friendly and helpful staff. Just have a wander around the art exhibits if you so desire. It is a great place to spend a few... More 

Thank Michael H

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