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Statement by Dick Penny (updated 9 Nov)

Wed 4 Nov, 2015

Read the full statement from Watershed's Managing Director Dick Penny in response to Cllr Eddy: "I would like to be very clear that Watershed has never been censured by the Charity Commission."

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All Hail the Rife Guide!

Mon 26 Oct, 2015

Want to know where you can meet young people? Learn how to make films? Smoothies? Get advice on housing? Jobs? Sex? Drugs? Rock’n’Roll? You need the Rife guide.

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What's on in November: The Rooms, Carol, Afrika Eye and more

Thu 22 Oct, 2015

Ever wished you could hop into a time machine and get a sneak peek at the future? Forget the latest iPhone - have you ever wanted to get your hands on the inventions we're going to be playing, working, creating and communicating with years from now? Well, we're going to give you a key to The Rooms (Fri 6 - Sat 7 Nov), a veritable playground of new ideas.

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The Rooms Festival on Silver Street

Thu 8 Oct, 2015

As the November sun sets, we invite the inquisitive and curious to take a journey with us into The Rooms, a series of interactive installations and inventions designed to change and brighten up the world.

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Introducing Canvas: the go-to place for arts video online

Wed 30 Sep, 2015

Watershed is delighted to be one of the launch members of new Arts Council England initiative Canvas - a YouTube channel that is set to be the new home of art online.

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Urbanimals come in two by two

Fri 25 Sep, 2015

Clare Reddington, our Creative Director, reflects on the early days of Urbanimals, the response we've received, and the unique difficulties the playful pack has posed.

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Watch sold out No Boundaries via live stream

Thu 24 Sep, 2015

Can we exercise freedom of expression? Are we nurturing tomorrow’s talent? and What does success look like? These are just some of the questions to be raised at this year’s State of the Arts conference, No Boundaries 2015 which will be streamed live online from 11.45am on Tue 29 Sept.

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That’s A Wrap! DepicT! ’15 Winners Announced…

Tue 22 Sep, 2015

We’re delighted to announce the winners of this year’s DepicT! 90-second filmmaking competition, produced by Watershed as part of Encounters Short Film Festival​.

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Autumn Ale Festival

Fri 18 Sep, 2015

To coincide with the start of Bristol Beer Week (19-26 Sept), our Autumn Ale Festival gets underway so why not join us in our Café/Bar to celebrate a wealth of real ales and craft beers from the South West and across the world?

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Watershed unleashes a pack of wild creatures onto the streets of Bristol

Tue 15 Sep, 2015

The Urbanimals - winner of the Playable City Award 2015 – have been unleashed onto the streets of Bristol. This new interactive public artwork invites Bristolians and visitors to play with animated creatures projected in surprising and little-used corners of the city

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