front entrance doors into Watershed
Opening hours, getting here, café & bar, family and access details for Watershed and the Pervasive Media Studio, located in Bristol city centre.

Getting here

Watershed & Pervasive Media Studio

1 Canons Road

General Enquiries: 0117 927 6444
Box Office: 0117 927 5100

Bike and car parking

Travelling by bike? View a map of local cycle parking/services nearby, or see Bristol City Council's bike information

The closest car parks are Millennium Square Car Park and Trenchard Street NCP parking.

Opening hours

Watershed is open seven days a week from early in the morning until late in the evening.

Box Office

  • Mon – Fri from 09:00
  • Sat & Sun from 10:00
  • Bank holidays from 10.00

Advance telephone bookings can be made until 20:30, seven days a week. Box Office closes 15 minutes after the start of the final film.

Tel: (0117) 927 5100

Pervasive Media Studio

The Pervasive Media Studio is open to visitors every Friday from 13:00 – 17:00. 

To arrange a visit outside of these hours please email us.

Café & Bar

Watershed Café & Bar is the perfect social space overlooking Bristol’s vibrant Harbourside with vegetarian and children's menus.

The Café & Bar is open every day from early in the morning to late at night, offering breakfast, lunch and evening meals. 

  • Mon-Fri: 09:30 – 23:00
  • Sat: 10:00 – 23:00
  • Sun: 10:00 – 22:30
  • Bank holidays from 10.00

Our food and drink is full of flavour and goodness and is sourced where possible from people we know and trust in the South West.


Watershed is a fully accessible building adapted to make your visit as easy as possible. 

Read more about Watershed access details

Family visits

Watershed is a family friendly venue with dedicated family screenings and events, children's menus and all the facilities you need to make your visit family friendly.

Read more about Watershed family visits

School screenings

Are you a teacher? We can organise school screenings for you – films that are either in our public programme or tie in with issues that are relevant to young people or the wider curriculum.

Enquire about School Screenings

Get in touch

If you have any questions about visiting Watershed then do get in touch.

0117 927 5100