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'Inviting everybody to dance...'

Wed 17 May, 2017

We want to ensure that we are as inclusive, welcoming and accessible as we can be for everyone. We know the best way to achieve this is to work with our partners, customers and audiences to learn and develop our skills and understanding of what we need to do to meet your needs. In this week of May which is Deaf Awareness Week and Dementia Awareness Week here’s a few examples which highlight our work towards being inclusive.

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The Last Blues Song of a Lost Afronaut - film launched

Thu 11 May, 2017

We are delighted to share a short film documenting the work developed by Edson Burton, during his recent Artist Residency at Pervasive Media Studio.

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Introducing our newest Artist in Residence

Wed 10 May, 2017

We’re super pleased to introduce our newest Artist in Residence David Lisser. David has joined the communities at Pervasive Media Studio and At Bristol for the next few months to develop Meal Plans, a new project that will imagine the future of food as if it was history.

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Smart Oxford Playable City now open

Thu 4 May, 2017

We are delighted to announce a new global call for submissions for the newly created Smart Oxford Playable City Commission. This brand new Playable City® commission puts people and play at the heart of the city of Oxford, and is our first time partnering with a UK city outside of Bristol.

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We are getting a new Box Office...

Thu 4 May, 2017

We are really excited to announce that we will be refitting our Box Office in June which will involve ripping out the current set up and creating a new more welcoming and friendly space. Read on to find out what's happening.

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Say hi to Pete - and Creative Producers International

Thu 4 May, 2017

Pete Vance is the newest member of the Watershed team. We asked our latest Producer to introduce himself and a brand new programme he's running (Creative Producers International) – and detail how you can get involved, wherever you are in the world…

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Announcing an open call for our 2017 Residencies

Thu 27 Apr, 2017

We are delighted to announce an open call for our 2017 Residencies. Here at Watershed we are passionate about supporting brilliant people working at the intersection of culture, creativity and technology, and our residency programme is built on these solid foundations.

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Cinema Rediscovered returns

Thu 27 Apr, 2017

Cinema Rediscovered returns to Watershed for the second year, bringing the finest digital restorations, some contemporary classics and film print rarities and putting them back where they belong, on the big screen.

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Watershed Cider Festival

Wed 26 Apr, 2017

Summer is coming and to help get you in the mood we're celebrating that most wonderful of summer drinks – the humble cider.

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Watershed and UWE launch two new MA courses

Wed 29 Mar, 2017

Watershed has joined forces with UWE Bristol to offer a two new MA courses – one in Creative Producing - inspired by the work of the Pervasive Media Studio, and one in Contemporary Film Culture, both starting in September 2017.

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