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


Dec 12
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

The Glass Umbrella Theatre Company is proud to present this year's pantomime: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves! The Forty Thieves and their devilish leader the Desert Wolf are terrorising Baghdad, and it's up to young Ali Baba and his ragtag Neighbourhood Watch to capture them. Ali hopes to win the hand of the beautiful Princess  … Read more

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Dec 13
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves!

The Glass Umbrella Theatre Company is proud to present this year's pantomime: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves! The Forty Thieves and their devilish leader the Desert Wolf are terrorising Baghdad, and it's up to young Ali Baba and his ragtag Neighbourhood Watch to capture them. Ali hopes to win the hand of the beautiful Princess  … Read more

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