QUAD will have daily ‘Cine Kids’ family friendly film screenings over Easter Holidays. Cine Kids are family friendly screenings for families with children of all ages, taking place daily on weekends and holidays.

All tickets are £3.50 for Cine Kids Club members. Cine Kids Club Membership is free and available from QUAD Box office.

Easter films will include: Peppa Pig The Golden Boots, Beauty And The Beast, Smurfs: The Lost Village and Zip & Zap And the Marble Gang.

Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience is an hour-long film of the popular TV show, expect lots of fun and muddy puddles. Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience (U) screens in QUAD from Saturday 8th to Thursday 20th April.

Beauty And The Beast is the latest live action re-make of the classic fairy story starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) as the Beast. Beauty And The Beast (PG) screens in QUAD for Cine Kids from Saturday 8th to Thursday 13th April.

Smurfs: The Lost Village is an animated fantasy adventure in which four smurfs set out to warn a tribe about an evil wizard. Smurfs: The Lost Village (U) screens in QUAD for Cine Kids from Friday 14th to Sunday 23rd April.

Zip & Zap And the Marble Gang are the adventures of twins Zip & Zap, who are sent to summer school run by an evil headmaster, who rules with a heavy hand and an eyepatch and forbids all forms of recreation and entertainment. They form the Marble Gang, the children’s Resistance, guided by intelligence, bravery and unbreakable faith in friendship and uncover a mysterious secret hidden deep within the school….. Zip & Zap And the Marble Gang (PG) screens in QUAD on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April.

There will be Family Friendly events around FORMAT International Photography Festival in QUAD and around Derby over Easter, including walks and workshops.

FORMAT 360 Degree Photo Walks for anyone aged ten and above, offers an opportunity to explore the FORMAT International Photography Festival and get hints and tips on taking great photographs, as well as inspiration from the artworks on display. Led by local Photography Artist Pierce Starre, who will be capturing 360 degree images to join in with. FORMAT 360 Degree Photo Walks take place every Saturday in April (1st, 8th, 12th & 19th April) from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, the walks are free but booking is advised. 

For children aged seven to eleven years KidsQUAD Photography Club Digital Habitats is a two-day workshop using digital drawing and digital photography techniques to make artworks on the theme of Habitat. KidsQUAD Digital Habitats takes place on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th April, the workshop runs from 10:30am to 12:30pm, the cost £22.00 for both sessions and children can be left unaccompanied, booking is essential.

DigisQUAD Creative Photoshop is a workshop for young people aged 12-16 years to experiment with layers, textures and filters to turn images and text into digital artwork based on the theme of Habitat. DigisQUAD Creative Photoshop takes place on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th April, the workshop runs from 1:30pm to 4:30pm the cost is £33.00 for both sessions and children can be left unaccompanied, booking is essential.

Minecraft Habitat with BlockBuilders, suitable for those aged eight to fourteen, is a workshop using the video game phenomenon Minecraft. Digital design group Blockbuilders will lead the workshop, offering a chance to re-imagine the local habitat, brick by brick! Minecraft Habitat with BlockBuilders takes place in QUAD on Wednesday 12th April, 10:30am to 4:00pm. The price is £35 and pre-booking is essential. Lunch is not provided and it is recommended that participants bring their own packed lunch.

Blockbuilders will also be delivering an inter-generational workshop in QUAD, Exploring the Past and Future with Minecraft open to all ages. BlockBuilders have created a detailed model of Derby using geo-spatial data, and, using Minecraft and photographs, the map will be adapted by participants to make conversations around the past, present, and future of the city. Recommended for participants both young and old, for example grandparents and grandchildren, no prior knowledge of Minecraft is required to take part! Exploring the Past and Future with Minecraft takes place in QUAD on Thursday 13th April, from 10:30am to 1:00pm or 2:00pm to 4:30pm. Both workshops are FREE but places are limited and pre-booking is essential.

QUAD Gallery is free and open daily from 11:00am to 5:00pm, it will also be open late on Thursdays during the Easter holidays, until 9:00pm on Thursdays 13th and 20th April.

Opening times of other FORMAT venues varies. The exhibitions are free to view.

Explore QUAD’s exhibitions with fun, creative educational activity Explorer Packs for families with children aged five to eleven, £2.00 from QUAD Shop. Also FREE Children’s Exhibition Activity Guides are designed for children available from the FORMAT Information Point (in QUAD).

For more information, please call QUAD Box office on 01332 290606 or visit the Derby QUAD website.