Two women in spacesuits in a barren landscape holding hands

Building a Martian House by artists Ella Good and Nikki Kent.
Photo by: Robert Keller, Satori Photos.

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. 

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Introducing our Winter Residency artists

Ella Good and Nicki Kent, Building a Martian House. Credit: Robert Keller, Satori Photos
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

Anne Wong-Erven, Watershed General Manager smiling into camera
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

Woman dancing in the shadwos
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.
Cinema Rediscovered on Tour launches this weekend

Posted on Fri 2 Aug 2019

Following its UK Premiere right here in Bristol last week as part of our Cinema Rediscovered Festival, Robert Bresson’s newly restored French classic film Une Femme Douce will be opening at ICA in London from 2 August before touring cinemas nationwide as part of Cinema Rediscovered on Tour.
Catching up with our Artists in Residence

Posted on Wed 10 July 2019

Our open call for the Winter Residencies programme is now open so we thought this was a good time to let you know what our last brilliant cohort of Artist Residents have been up to...
Clare Reddington, CEO is doing a 24 hour sponsored silence in support of young voices being heard

Posted on Wed 10 July 2019

Clare Reddington, our CEO, is staying quiet for 24 hours in a sponsored silence for Watershed's Rife Magazine because we believe that young voices need to be heard.
Cinema Rediscovered 2019 is fast approaching...

Posted on Wed 3 July 2019

Now we’re in July and the festival is just a few weeks away and we are really excited that we now have the complete, final line-up confirmed and announced.
Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain’s Youth Published on Thu 11 July 2019

Posted on Thu 27 June 2019

Rife, Watershed’s in-house online magazine for young people, will launch its first book on Thursday 11 July