Amy Winehouse
Roller derby skater

Queer Vision

Fri 3 - Sun 12 July

Bristol Pride's film festival is back, once again bringing you the best of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender cinema to the big screen.




Now screening

Fresh from Cannes and a triumphant critical reception, Amy reunites the team behind the award-winning Senna to tell the incredible story of the glorious rise and heartbreaking fall of Amy Winehouse.

Mark Cosgrove

July Podcast

Listen now

In this month's podcast our Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove marks the centenary of the birth of legendary American director Orson Welles by talking about the impact of his work.


Can you do it in 90 seconds?

Less than one week to go!

Whatever your budget, whatever your genre - we want your tiny films! Enter DepicT! for free by Mon 6 July to be in with a chance of winning £2500 and other exclusive prizes...

Cowboys on horseback

Slow West

Now screening

A gloriously off-kilter western about a naive young boy searching for a forbidden love with the help of laconic bounty hunter Silas (Michael Fassbender).

Urbanimals Rabbit

The winner is...


The winner of this year's Playable City Award is Urbanimals - curious, interactive creatures that appear in unexpected areas of the city. They'll be springing up in Bristol later in the year for you to play with!

Jon Aitken

Did you know...

Our Young Journalists at Rife are engaging Turner Prize-winning artists on Twitter?

24-year-old journalist Jon Aitken received some fascinating tweets about his article on Why Young People Aren’t Going to Art Galleries and even got a direct response from controversial artist Jake Chapman himself, who then followed Rife on Twitter.


Still The Water

Now screening

Gorgeous and poetic, this latest film exploring loss, loneliness, and first love from Japan's cinematic visionary Naomi Kawase transports us to a subtropical island, where villagers live in harmony with nature.

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Conference Hire

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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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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1 Jul, 2015
Watershed's first annual donor event

We held our first annual donor Thank You event on Tue 30 June, where our donors were given a deeper insight into Watershed and the opportunity to learn more about the impact of their support. They met Watershed staff, artists in residence and some of the young people we work with.