May 2015

Balancing access and sustainability: new ticket price structure at Watershed

Tue 26 May, 2015

Here at Watershed we are proud that our cinema programme showcases the new, the old, the unusual and the unexpected. To help sustain this work, increase access and give everyone the opportunity to discover something new, there will be a small increase in our ticket prices – and we are pleased to introduce a brand new young peoples’ ticket.

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Contributors announced for No Boundaries

Mon 25 May, 2015

We are delighted to welcome No Boundaries, the arts and culture industry's annual conference, back to Watershed in September, and to be working with partner venue HOME in Manchester.

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Introducing 2015 Studio Artist in Residence: Ashley James Brown

Fri 22 May, 2015

Following the open call for Watershed's Pervasive Media Studio Artist's Residencies programme we are excited to announce that Ashley James Brown, creative coder, technologist, sound artist and electronic musician will be with us in July and August as our Studio Artist in Residence.

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Have your say on the 2015 Playable City Award Shortlist

Tue 19 May, 2015

Were you one of the thousands of people who played, danced and shaped their shadows under streetlights last year? Perhaps you struck up a conversation with a lamp post in the summer of 2013? These projects - Shadowing and Hello Lamp Post - are previous winners of our Playable City Award and we've just announced the seven shortlisted projects for this year - now you, the people who play, can have your say on the lot.

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Live from Cannes Film Festival 2015

Thu 14 May, 2015

The 68th Cannes Film Festival – the world’s biggest, oldest festival – kicks off this week. Mark Cosgrove, our Cinema Curator and Madeleine Probst, our Cinema Programme Producer and Vice-President of Europa Cinemas, will be in Cannes for the next couple of weeks reporting back live on Twitter as they make their way through the myriad screenings, industry events, meetings and the occasional reception.

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