February 2018

Playable City Award Commission launches during Layered Realities 5G weekend

Wed 28 Feb, 2018

We are delighted to unveil Stop, Smile, Stroll – the winning commission of the 2016 international Playable City Award, created by UK based design and technology consultancy Hirsch & Mann, which will transform the everyday pedestrian crossing experience into a 30-second party.

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Can we talk about the toilets please?

Tue 27 Feb, 2018

Here at Watershed it’s important that our building and organisation is accessible to all the communities who use us – and a big part of that access is the toilets – particularly the provision of gender-neutral toilets.

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Bristol hosts UK's first public trials on new 5G testbed

Thu 22 Feb, 2018

Over one weekend in March Smart Internet Lab at the University of Bristol and Watershed invite audiences to experience the extraordinary possibilities of 5G, the next generation of smart internet connectivity.

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Catching up with our Artists in Residence

Thu 15 Feb, 2018

We’ve been genuinely struck by the creative ideas of our artists in residence over the past year. With themes of climate change, communication, Brexit, identity, food futures and LGBTQ histories, research has spanned many concerns. Hosted within the Pervasive Media Studio, the artists have pushed themselves and their practice. So what have they been up to?

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Watershed's Clare Reddington Shortlisted for a WOW - Women in Creative Industries Award

Tue 6 Feb, 2018

Clare Reddington, Watershed’s Creative Director, has been nominated for a WOW - Women in Creative Industries Award 2018, alongside fellow nominees such as Imogen Heap and FKA Twigs, for her contribution to Bristol’s culture.

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