The Factory venue lives up to the name as it is situated on an industrial estate on the outskirts of Barnstaple, North Devon. The large airy auditorium has a raw industrial feel as The Factory is situated within a large warehouse building.

The live music and arts venue boasts a spacious 800 capacity main auditorium, complete with in-house Nexo sound and full lighting rig.

The Factory is home of Petroc's Music Performance and Music Technology department and provides a unique entertainment and events space to the people of North Devon. It maximises the hands-on approach and training in a professional working environment for all Petroc Creative Industries students.

Creative resources available at Brannams Campus are: The Factory venue, Pro Tools HD recording studio and five professional sound proof rehearsal booths.

The Factory presents a unique and contemporary programme of music events, so keep checking back to find out what's on.