Theatre and arts

Colchester Campus

Art Exchange

The Art Exchange gallery at our Colchester Campus exhibits international contemporary art by established and emerging artists.

Essex Collection of Art from Latin America (ESCALA)

A collection of more than 750 Latin American artworks in a broad range of media dating largely from 1960s to the present.

University of Essex Choir

The University of Essex Choir brings together University staff and students, as well as members of the local community.

Lakeside Theatre

The Lakeside Theatre has an eclectic and exciting programme of theatre at our Colchester Campus.

Southend and Loughton Campuses

Clifftown Theatre, Southend

A state-of-the-art performance venue located in the heart of Southend and home to the world-renowned East 15 Acting School.

Corbett Theatre, Loughton

A unique performance space with a special atmosphere. the Corbett Theatre provides an excellent resource for public productions.