The Factory will be closed to the public until further notice.

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To enquire regarding future venue hire please contact – / 07446692751


The Factory is a live music and arts venue situated in Barnstaple, North Devon.

With its raw industrial feel and vast auditorium, the Factory makes for an ideal a multi-purpose venue;

  • It is home to Petroc's Music Performance and Music Technology department and provides a unique working environment and hands-on opportunity for all Petroc Creative Industries students.
  • The Factory also presents a regular, contemporary programme of music events from live bands to DJs.
  • The large and airy 800-capacity auditorium, complete with in-house Opus sound system and full lighting rig, are ideal for hiring out for all types of private and public events.
  • As well as The Factory, other creative resources available at Brannams Campus include Pro Tools HD recording studio and five professional sound proof rehearsal booths.

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