February 2016

Ready, steady, DepicT! - 2016 submissions now open

Mon 29 Feb, 2016

We are back for our 20th year of DepicT!, our ultra short film competition that asks filmmakers from around the world to create an original short film under 90 seconds long.

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Watershed and Partners awarded match funding for RAIN

Wed 24 Feb, 2016

We are thrilled that Arts Council England has just announced that we have been successful in applying to the Creative Local Growth Fund. Watershed will receive £500,000 to work with the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership and a consortium of leading arts and cultural organisations - UWE, Spike Island, Knowle West Media Centre and The Guild Bath to develop the Regional Arts Incubation Network (RAIN).

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Sign of the Times: working with and for our Deaf and hard of hearing customers and audiences

Tue 23 Feb, 2016

Here at Watershed we want to be as welcoming, inclusive and accessible as we can for everyone: for all of our customers, audiences, staff and visitors. We have been making some really positive changes recently for Deaf and hard of hearing people, proving that co-production, creativity, innovation and a little bit of practice can encourage diversity and increase participation.

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Announcing our 2016 Residency programme

Tue 23 Feb, 2016

We are very excited to announce this year’s programme of residency opportunities at Watershed. There will be three programmes to choose from, each offering something slightly different.

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Talented creatives selected for Playable City Lagos

Wed 10 Feb, 2016

After assessing over 100 applications for our the Playable City Lagos Open Call, we are delighted to reveal the participants in the Lab, which will bring together seven creative practitioners from Lagos (Nigeria) and four from the UK, to exchange ideas and develop new works that respond to the theme of the Playable City.

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