News

Watershed hosts European Cinema Night

Posted on Wed 4 Dec 2019

Watershed was one of only two cinemas in the UK to host this year’s edition of European Cinema Night with last night’s special free preview of the German arthouse hit System Crasher followed by a Q&A with the film’s producer Frauke Kolbmüller.

Update on our building plans...

Posted on Wed 4 Dec 2019

With new funding confirmed and initial designs signed off, the first phase of Watershed’s development plans are gathering pace.

A Day for Giving?

Posted on Tue 3 Dec 2019

Forget the excesses and consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday – Tue 3 Dec is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving, the perfect antidote to the two biggest shopping days of the year.

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. 

Introducing our Winter Residency artists 2020

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

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

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 2019

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...