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


Nov 09
An Evening of Fine Dining as part of the Fields of Life Storyteller Tour

SERC invites you to ‘An Evening of Fine Dining as part of the Fields of Life Storyteller Tour’. A delicious five course meal will be served interspersed with inspirational stories and entertainment from Fields of Life (FOL) Alumni on how their lives have been transformed through sponsorship. The fine dining event will take place on  … Read more

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Nov 11
An Evening with Bette Midler

Bette Midler is an award-winning, American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian and film producer.  In a career spanning almost half a century, Bette has won multiple Grammys, Emmys, Golden Globes and two Tony Awards. With a back-catalogue boasting hits such as 'From a Distance', 'Wind Beneath The Wings' and 'The Rose', this show is an intimate look and celebration  … Read more

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