July 2017

Rife: Championing the voices of young people

Thu 27 Jul, 2017

On Thursday 27 July, Bristol City Council Cabinet endorsed a report which would introduce funding cuts to its range of youth services including a cut to Online Youth Services, a contract currently held by Watershed through which we deliver Rife Magazine, RifeGuide and Go Places To Play.

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Bristol Festival of Puppetry returns

Thu 20 Jul, 2017

You can forget what you thought you knew about puppets, Bristol Festival of Puppetry is returning to the city between Fri 1- Sun 10 Sept to start conversations with audiences – showing how iPads can become hand puppets, film and animation can be a form of puppetry, and that puppets, just like humans, come in all shapes and sizes, with different abilities.

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Life changing experiences - Watershed's Artist Residencies

Tue 18 Jul, 2017

Our current Artists in Residence Aidan Moesby and David Lisser have been busily working up their projects at Pervasive Media Studio. With research spanning the creative repurposing of weather-sensing equipment to industrial cannibalism, let’s take a closer look at what they’re up to and how you can get involved…

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Creative Producers International: Meet Our Global Cohort

Wed 12 Jul, 2017

We are thrilled to introduce the 15 incredible people who will be joining us on Watershed’s new global talent development programme Creative Producers International.

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Smart Oxford Playable City® Shortlist announced

Mon 10 Jul, 2017

Watershed and Smart Oxford are delighted to announce the shortlist for the very first Smart Oxford Playable City Commission 2017 - revealing six innovative projects placing shared experience at the heart of the future city.

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