September 2011

Name the New Watershed Wheat Beer

Fri 30 Sep, 2011

For quite some time now you’ve been asking us for a local wheat beer. Our answer to this request has always been that whilst we take great pride in our locally sourced menus, and stock lots of local favourites as part of our drinks selection, wheat beer from the South West has so far escaped our hot little hands… until now.

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Wild Watershed: a weekend in the woods

Mon 26 Sep, 2011

Our intrepid Exec Chef Oliver Pratt has just spent the weekend foraging in the Wye Valley for all the wild goodies he can find to add a genuine taste of autumn to our seasonal menu. Oliver makes this trip annually with his ecologist friend Ben and this year's trip resulted in a bumper haul of autumnal fruits, nuts and berries - not to mention buckets of inspiration!

Oliver says:

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The Space Metronome is working!

Mon 19 Sep, 2011

Two weeks ago, artist Jen Southern began the Embedded Residency at Pervasive Media Studio in collaboration with Sound and Music, to develop a new project exploring sonic art, pervasive technologies and touch.

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Celebrating Black History Month and Afrika Eye

Fri 16 Sep, 2011

This October we are hosting two great programmes celebrating black experience, heritage and culture – Celebrating Black History Month (Sat 15 – Sun 23 Oct) and Afrika Eye (Fri 28 – Sun 30 Oct). Both seasons of films, discussion and live music have a focus on how music and song, as well as political events, can affect democratic change.

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Culture 24: Let's Get Real - How to evaluate success online?

Tue 6 Sep, 2011

How can arts organisations really gauge their success online? Does counting the visitors to our websites really tell us anything? Do we need all the social media channels we start? Is there evidence of real engagement happening online? Do we really know what we are trying to achieve and who it is for?

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