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


Feb 15
The Science of Star Wars Tour

In this high energy session for all the family, TV science presenter Jon Chase will probe the fantastic frontier between movie magic and cutting-edge science inspired by one of the most iconic sci-fi epics in movie history. So, buckle up and be taken on a space adventure filled with spaceships, super-weapons, and all sorts of  … Read more

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Feb 15
The Science of Harry Potter Tour

Do you ever wonder if science can explain the wizarding wonders of the Harry Potter series? Then this show is for you! Join Jon Chase, co-author of 'The Science of Harry Potter', for a positively magical science show which explains the scientific principles behind some of the spells and games that our favourite witches and  … Read more

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