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Creative Workforce for the Future  

Posted on Thu 16 Jan, 2020

Developing both industry employment practices embracing inclusion and diversity and nurturing young talent.

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The Favourite
Posted on Fri 10 Jan 2020
Farewell 2019, hello 2020. As we embark on a new decade, we thought we’d take a few moments to take a look back at the past year and share our top 10 cinema hits of 2019.
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Posted on Wed 4 Dec 2019
Watershed was one of only two cinemas in the UK to host this year’s edition of European Cinema Night with last night’s special free preview of the German arthouse hit System Crasher followed by a Q&A with the film’s producer Frauke Kolbmüller.
Interior visualisation of expanded Watershed building
Posted on Wed 4 Dec 2019
With new funding confirmed and initial designs signed off, the first phase of Watershed’s development plans are gathering pace.

A Day for Giving?

Posted on Tue 3 Dec 2019

Forget the excesses and consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday – Tue 3 Dec is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving, the perfect antidote to the two biggest shopping days of the year.

Culture declares a Climate and Ecological Emergency

Posted on Thu 17 Oct 2019

Today, Watershed, Bristol Old Vic and Colston Hall have signed up to the growing global community of  arts and culture champions  declaring a  climate and ecological  emergency. 

Introducing our Winter Residency artists

Posted on Thu 17 Oct 2019

Following our open call for Watershed and MAYK’s Winter Residencies programme, we’re delighted to announce the three artists who will develop works exploring technology and climate breakdown.

Say hello to some new members of Watershed’s Leadership Team

Posted on Tue 8 Oct 2019

Watershed welcomes Anne Wong-Erven as General Manager and Sharmaine Lovegrove and Parys Gardener who join the Watershed Board.

From Bristol to Melbourne

Posted on Wed 2 Oct 2019

Update from Playable City’s very own Hilary O’Shaughnessy 

Depict '19 Winners Announced

Posted on Tue 1 Oct 2019

Films from UK, Spain and Brazil amongst the awards in this year’s Depict - our 90 second filmmaking challenge

Depict ’19 Shortlist is live

Posted on Tue 3 Sept 2019

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s Depict - Watershed’s ultra-short film competition... and we need your votes to decide the winner of the coveted Depict IMDbPro Audience Award.