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 14
Robin Hood and his Merry Men

The Glass Umbrella Theatre Company presents Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Jim, a young girl, is desperate to join up with Robin Hood and become a Merry Man. Meanwhile the evil Sheriff is up to no good, raising taxes and imprisoning Jim's parents. He kidnaps Robin's sweetheart Maid Marian and determines to marry her.  … Read more

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Dec 15
Robin Hood and his Merry Men

The Glass Umbrella Theatre Company presents Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Jim, a young girl, is desperate to join up with Robin Hood and become a Merry Man. Meanwhile the evil Sheriff is up to no good, raising taxes and imprisoning Jim's parents. He kidnaps Robin's sweetheart Maid Marian and determines to marry her.  … Read more

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