Explore our facilities
Discover what you'll access as a member of the School of Art, Design and Performance
As a member of our School of Art, Design and Performance, you'll have access to workshops and studios equipped with tools and resources to put your creative ideas into practice.
Use a variety of studios and workshops to create a wide range of original projects, including photography studios and darkrooms to create high-quality images, life drawing spaces to develop your drawing skills or theatres to master all stages of the performance process. Discover our facilities below.
School of Art, Design and Performance facilities
Create, design, and work with textiles and fashion in our Fabric Workshop.
Photography studios and darkrooms
Our extensive photography facilities allow students to put learning into practice and get creative using high-end professional equipment.
Life Drawing Studio
Our Life Drawing Studio is a space for students, academics, and the public to practice their drawing skills for their coursework, projects, or just for fun.
Use our screen printing and screen coating rooms for your graphic materials, artwork, and fabric printing, with a host of traditional and digital equipment.
Learn to use industrial flatbed sewing machines and other specialist equipment in our sewing workshop.
Printmaking and Letterpress
Use our traditional lino-printing, wood-cutting and monoprinting equipment for all your design and print needs.
White Swan Building
Our drama and theatre hub was developed with Portsmouth’s esteemed New Theatre Royal, with all you need for stage and performance productions: from rehearsal to final act.
Drama Equipment Loan Store
Discover our range of specialist equipment to hire for drama and musical theatre rehearsals and performances.
New Theatre Royal
With integrated facilities bridging it and White Swan Building, New Theatre Royal is the space for drama, music, and theatre students to grow their talents in a professional environment.
These facilities are available to all members of the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
Eldon Art Shop
Whether you're studying a creative degree or want to pick up some supplies, our Eldon Art Shop has the materials you'll need for your coursework or project.
Centre for Creative and Immersive Extended Reality (CCIXR)
Create stunning works for film, TV, music, gaming and immersive reality in the UK's first integrated facility of its kind.
CCI Open Access Suite
Our open-plan space includes PCs and Macs equipped with Adobe Creative Suite and other professional software.