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Thu 23 Oct 22:00-23:00

DJ Food (Ninja Tune/Solid Steel) presents a turntablist soundscape of sci-fi songs, cosmic music and retro electronic visions of the future before a screening of Sun Ra film Space Is The Place, one of the most elusive music films of all time!

Northern Soul Dancing

Northern Soul

Now screening

The story of the 1970s youth culture that changed a generation and influenced songwriters, producers, DJs and designers for decades to come.



Now screening

'71 is more than a visceral recreation of a bruising period of recent Northern Irish history - it is a brilliantly effective survival thriller, one made by a searing talent to watch.

Silent Running

Sci Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder

At the Eden Project

Watershed descends on Cornwall on Sun 26 Oct to present an evening of the sound of sci fi featuring a screening of eco-themed classic Silent Running, Mark Kermode, Portishead's Adrian Utley and Goldfrapp's Will Gregory against the backdrop of the Eden Project's spectacular Biomes.

Young lady

Effie Gray

Now screening

A passion project for Emma Thompson (who wrote and stars in the film), this compelling drama explores Victorian and social mores.

Sigourney Weaver in Alien

Sci Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder

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Thu 2 - Thu 30 Oct

A place where space, pyramids, funk and politics collide, Afrofuturism is one of the most imaginative ways of re-defining and re-imagining black identity in the past, present, and the future. Get up to get down and discover a world where today's boundaries blur into insignificance!

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Food & Drink

Watershed offers the perfect social space. We are open from early in the morning to late at night.

We are committed to projecting passion, care and pride in the whole Watershed experience. Our food is now as organic, seasonal, locally sourced and ethically produced as we can possibly make it. Sample our menu, get some drinks in or just come for a coffee before or after a film – the choice is up to you.

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At Watershed we have a passion for innovation and creativity: we take pride in making your event stand out from the rest.

We offer imaginative choices to meet your conference needs, delivered in the inspirational surroundings of this independent organisation with its intimate and vibrant atmosphere. With customers at the heart of our organisation Watershed delivers a diverse programme of films, events, festivals and conferences.

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16 Oct, 2014
DJ Cheeba live events announced

We're thrilled to reveal that Bristol’s own audio visual pioneer DJ Cheeba will perform a live one-off re-score to Ed Wood’s sci-fi classic Plan 9 From Outer Space on Fri 21 Nov here at Watershed.