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Factory Membership

We launched a membership scheme in September 2019, offering access to our digital fabrication kit (including laser cutters, 3D printers and digital embroidery machines), a programme of members’ events and lots of opportunities to meet other makers.

Sadly we had to pause our membership scheme during COVID-19 when our building was closed. Despite that situation easing in recent weeks, due to ongoing redevelopment at The Factory, we are currently still unable to offer full on-site membership benefits and have decided to pause enrolling new on-site members and charging membership fees to existing members until operations are able to resume more fully on-site. We will in fact be using this time to develop a brand new membership offer for all members which we will relaunch in Autumn 2021.

But fear not! we have created an online membership offer to introduce you to Factory life and ensure you are first to hear about the opportunity to progress to full membership as our build completes.

Trial Online Membership

During this time we’re offering the opportunity for people to become free online members. At this level you will receive invites to our online social activities and receive updates about our programme and relaunch

You will also have access to the wealth of knowledge from our team in terms of project, materials and technical advice (given through specific advice sessions).

Online members will also be given the opportunity to join The Factory in person when we relaunch our Membership scheme upon its relaunch. If at all possible we will advance online members into inductions and machine hire sooner if availability allows for this over the summer.

If you would like to become an online member of the Factory, please complete the form below where you will be sent full information and sign up links. If you have any questions please email

Factory Online Membership – Expression of Interest
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Upon completing this form, the details you provide will be securely stored on our database in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations 2018. We will use the details you provide to send you updates about the membership scheme at KWMC: The Factory.


By submitting your details in this form you will be deemed to have consented to the terms of our Privacy Policy. You can view our full Privacy Policy here.

If you have any questions about the data we hold about you or you would like to change how you hear from us please e-mail or call 0117 903 0444 and speak to a member of staff.

Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
+44 (0) 117 903 0444

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