Three women chat to each other in a high ceilinged tent-like structure.

'House of Weaving Songs' by Dhaqan Collective - Playable City Bristol 2023. Image Credit: Luke O'Donovan

Alternative Technologies: A Just Transition

Posted on Tue 18 June

The workshop series examining technologies and their past, present, and future role in climate justice publishes their findings.

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Alain Delon in Le Samouraï. Graphic text edited on reading: Cinema Rediscovered.
Posted on Mon 10 June

Our annual festival dedicated to the rediscovery and revival of great films is back, taking place in-and-around Bristol: City of Film from Wed 24 - Sun 28 July with 60+ screenings and events, launching a UK wide tour of highlights (Aug – Dec 2024).

Watershed Cinema Podcast June 2024
Length: 49m 32s

Cannes of Canned-ness. In this podcast, Cinema Steph and Stef from Comms talk about Cannes, a new nature season and other cinemas with iconic carpets.

Layered Realities Weekend - Millenium Constellations 16th March 2018 (Photographer Jack Offord)
Posted on Tue 28 May

Watershed is excited to announce Undershed, a new immersive gallery on the ground floor of Watershed that will be a home for curated exhibitions of extraordinary work from local...

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Cinema Rediscovered reveals highlights as Early Bird Passes go on sale

Posted on Tue 7 May

Indulge in the big screen experience at Cinema Rediscovered (Wed 24 – Sun 28 July), Watershed’s annual festival dedicated to the rediscovery and revival of great films in and around Bristol – a UNESCO City of Film.

  Watershed Cinema Podcast May 2024

Posted on Fri 3 May

Choose life. Choose podcast. Choose vibes. Cinema Steph and Stef from Comms chat everything happening in May, with the great support from the SFX from producer Bernie's desk.

 Watershed and The Art of The Turnaround   

Posted on Thu 18 April by Clare Reddington

In light of the huge challenges that so many arts and culture organisations have faced in recent years, Clare Reddington , Watershed's CEO, shares five ‘rules’ for turning your organisation round.

Watershed spotlight on Japan

Posted on Wed 10 April

Executive Producer Jo Lansdowne discusses Watershed's celebration of Japan's creativity and culture throughout 2024, focussing on *Omosiroi: A Japanese concept translating roughly as a combination of amusing, fascinating, fun...

More Than AI Sandbox

Posted on Tue 9 April

Watershed and MyWorld unveil six teams awarded £45K to build prototypes exploring the creative potential of Artificial Intelligence

Save the dates: Cinema Rediscovered is back for 2024!

Posted on Fri 5 April

Wed 24 - Sun 28 July

  Watershed Cinema Podcast April 2024

Posted on Thu 4 April

New York! New York! Cinema Steph and Stef from Comms chat to Ella McDonald from Film Hub South West about the Short Film Fund and Andrew Kelly from Bristol Ideas about new season NYC On Film.

Stephen Gatfield appointed as Chair of Watershed

Posted on Thu 28 March

Thank you to James Touzel who is stepping down after 11 years as Chair and hello to Stephen Gatfield who has been appointed as our new Chair.

  Watershed Cinema Podcast March 2024

Posted on Thu 14 March

Kenough is kenough! Cinema Steph and Stef from Comms chat the Oscars®, in-cinema seances and falling off one's chair.

 Watershed Wild and Generous 

Posted on Tue 12 March by Clare Reddington

What will the world want from a cultural venue in a climate crisis?  

Meet our MyWorld Fellow

Posted on Thu 29 Feb

Introducing creative practitioner and educator Frazer Meakin who is undertaking a MyWorld Fellowship to explore the relationship between young people, technology and their careers.