Vibrant & cutting-edge

Welcome To Space

This substantial 3,650m2 facility boasts a high specification theatre, industry standard music recording studios and rehearsal spaces, and a range of state-of-the-art engineering, manufacturing, computer and software engineering. facilities. SPACE further enhances SERC’s commitment to delivering bespoke innovative, industry led curriculum to ensure that our students ‘Get the Edge’.

The curriculum at SPACE caters for all aspects of Performing and Production Arts, with specialist pathways in technical theatre, dance and acting disciplines. There will be Innovation and Incubation space to support the development of Specialisms (SPICE), Research and Development and to support businesses and entrepreneurs. Interdisciplinary projects between the School of Computing & Engineering and the School of Performing and Creative Arts will further enhance the production arts curriculum.

The facility complements our existing vibrant conference and concert facilities and our pioneering work in arts, engineering, computing and technology. It will provide an innovative curriculum to fill the well recorded technical skills gaps which are needed to drive the economy forward; whilst helping us give students the fantastic learning experiences they so rightly deserve.

Upcoming events


Apr 02
Excellence Awards

The annual student Excellence Awards which celebrate the achievements of the highest performing students for the last academic year will take place in April.   Nominations will open very soon. Invite only event 

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Apr 11
Dance Showcase

Come join our Level 3 and HND Performing Arts and Dance Students dance their way into the summer by booking our annual end of year dance show. From classical ballet and rhythmical tap to intriguing brilliant contemporary dances, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Buy Tickets Doors Open: 6:30pm  Show Starts: 7.00pm  Adult Ticket: £5.00  … Read more

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