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Bristol, we're back (again)! We are re-opening the doors to our building on Tue 18 May

Posted on Wed 12 May 2021

We're back! We're super excited that on Tue 18 May we'll be re-opening the doors to the Watershed building. The Café and Bar will re-open on Tuesday and then on Wednesday our...

Read more  Bristol, we're back (again)! We are re-opening the doors to our building on Tue 18 May
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Posted on Wed 10 March 2021
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Aisha Thomas and Katie Donovan-Adekanmbi as our Inclusion Associates who will be joining Watershed for a fixed term consultancy from March – June.
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Posted on Mon 1 March 2021
Submissions are now open for Depict ’21 – Watershed’s ultra-short film competition, part of Encounters Film Festival.
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Posted on Thu 18 Feb 2021
Following an open call for our Spring Residencies programme, we’re delighted to announce the two Bristol-based artists who will develop ideas exploring environmental emergencies, technology and possible futures.

Watershed recognised on UK Social Enterprise Roll of Honour

Posted on Wed 25 Nov 2020

The outstanding work of Watershed, led by CEO Clare Reddington, over the course of the pandemic has been recognised at a special event bringing together the UK's business community.

Meet Container: the new online magazine about creative technology

Posted on Fri 20 Nov 2020

Launching today, Container puts the spotlight on the people and processes behind creative tech, and provides a platform for voices outside the mainstream.

Watershed and Lockdown

Posted on Mon 2 Nov 2020

The Watershed building will temporarily close from 22:00 on Wed 4 Nov

Open Call for our Spring Residencies Programme

Posted on Tue 13 Oct 2020

An opportunity to develop artistic ideas that explore technology, environmental emergencies and possible futures.

Watershed awarded grant from the Culture Recovery Fund

Posted on Mon 12 Oct 2020

Support for business development, inclusion and reserves for Watershed from the Culture Recovery Fund.

Depict ’20 Winners Announced…

Posted on Tue 6 Oct 2020

We’re delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Depict  90-second filmmaking competition, as part of  Encounters Film Festival .

Black History Month at Watershed

Posted on Wed 30 Sept 2020

Some of the highlights in Watershed's October programme which foreground Black history, champion talent and celebrate Black voices

The Residents Podcast is now live!

Posted on Thu 24 Sept 2020

In this podcast series, Studio Resident Will gives listeners a backstage access pass to the Studio and its diverse residents, highlighting the vitality and difference that comes from engaging with a wide range of voices, when looking at contemporary issues.

The BFI London Film Festival… in Bristol

Posted on Tue 8 Sept 2020

Be the first to see new films from Steve McQueen, Josephine Decker, Francis Lee and more as Watershed teams up with the BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express to bring Bristol audiences 11 exclusive previews from the Festival.

Watershed will re-open in September

Posted on Wed 24 June 2020

Yesterday the Government announced the re-opening of cinemas and bars in England from 4 July (subject to safeguards) alongside the reduction of social distancing to 1m plus (with additional mitigations).