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


Aug 18
Sam Lee

BOOK TICKETS "Some of the songs wouldn’t seem out of place on a Nick Cave album" (Buzzmag) Sam Lee is one of the key figures in the thriving contemporary English folk scene, but he’s not your average folk singer. He studied at Chelsea School of Art, worked as a forager and wilderness expert, and moonlighted  … Read more

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Aug 23
Underneath

  BOOK TICKETS Stunning new solo play - blackly comic, rich and vivid - by Fishamble Theatre Co. Sticks and stones didn’t break her bones, but words and pointing crushed her. Is beauty really only skin deep? Does ugliness hide somewhere deeper? Following rave runs in Edinburgh, New York and London, we welcome this ‘haunting and mesmerising’  … Read more

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