Three girls
Priest on a beach


Now screening

John McDonagh's follow-up to his 2011 debut (and Bristol favourite) The Guard is a rich, ripe and altogether delicious whodunnit with a difference, starring Brendan Gleeson.



We Are The Best

Opens Fri 18 April

Swedish writer-director Lukas Moodysson (Show Me Love, Together) returns with this lively snapshot of female friendship set in 1980s Stockholm.

Nimrat Kaur in The Lunchbox

The Lunchbox

Now screening

Crossed wires and swapped lunches make for a delicious feel-good foodie romance in this Mumbai-set charmer. Ticket holders get 20% off at The Thali!

Fresh salad

New menu

Our new menu includes fresh, seasonal dishes like Lamb Koftas with Couscous and Greek Salad and Chickpea Patties with Pak Choi - perfect for putting that spring back in your step!

Interface event


Interface is coming to Bristol. Conceived by Shakespeare’s Globe to discover talent and forge links between cultural institutions and digital companies, to share ideas and network. Apply now!

Simon (Jesse Eisenberg) finds his world turned upside down in The Double

The Double

Now screening

Simon (Jesse Eisenberg) finds his world turned upside down by the arrival of an ambitious doppelganger in Richard Ayoade's latest curiosity.

Bag of Rice

Cinema of Childhood

Twelve of the very best films about childhood, from nine countries, spanning seven decades. Many have rarely been shown in UK cinemas - this is your once in a lifetime chance to enjoy them all.

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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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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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8 Apr, 2014
Watershed and Thali Serving up a feast of film and food

Watershed and the Thali - two of Bristol's most loved independents - have joined forces to celebrate the release of The Lunchbox, a critically acclaimed feel-good foodie love story set in the bustling streets of Mumbai.