Life in Essex

Essex offers you a wide variety of exciting opportunities; it is hard to imagine so much diversity in one place. Bordering London, it is well served by rail and road, and offers quick connections to the city where you can explore all London has to offer.


Explore theatre

For creatives, Essex and London host some of the best theatres and live venues throughout the UK. They boast key events each year for the performing arts sector, which pull international actors, musicians, artists and creatives to the cities.

Music and dance events also occur regularly, as do countryside and craft days. There’s something to bring out the creative cultural side of everyone.


Find your stage

With a vibrant arts and culture scene, great theatres, cinemas and pantomimes on the pier, Essex has something whatever your cultural passion.


Cliff ’s Pavilion

The Cliff ’s Pavilion in Southend is the largest purpose-built performing arts venue in Essex. It presents more than 300 performances each year, including West End productions, musicals, ballets and concerts.

Towngate Theatre

Just 10 minutes from campus is the Towngate Theatre in Basildon. It has been entertaining audiences for over 30 years and is the host of our end of year productions.

West End

Why not head into the heart of London’s West End to experience all it has to offer? There are 39 theatres showing the very best in musical theatre, world-class plays, dance and opera. There is something for everyone and incredible student discounts available.

Living here

Rossie's Essex

It’s hard to describe a taste but easy to understand the rapture. of a taste sensation. Essex offers an exhaustive variety of culinary pleasures – from scrumptious food on the go to lavish dining at award- winning restaurants.

Nearly 1.5 million people call Essex home, making it the second most populous county in England. Thanks to the size, location and geography of the county, there’s a huge diversity in the places where people live.

Any questions?

For any questions regarding how to find Performers College Essex or if you’d like more information on how to apply, please contact our Admissions Team on 01375 672 053 or email [email protected].


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