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Funding for Watershed's cultural provision recommended by Bristol City Council

Mon 27 Nov, 2017

Bristol City Council announces its proposed Cultural Investment Funding for 2018

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#GivingTuesday: A Day for Giving

Fri 24 Nov, 2017

Forget the excesses and consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday – Tue 28 Nov is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving, the perfect antidote to the two biggest shopping days of the year.

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Watershed hosts the UK's first dedicated VR arts festival

Thu 16 Nov, 2017

Watershed team up with Pervasive Media Studio residents, Limina Immersive, for the Limina VR Weekender: a weekend of creative virtual reality sessions from Fri 1 to Sun 3 Dec.

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Pervasive Media Studio Residents win Europe’s biggest theatre prize

Wed 15 Nov, 2017

We are delighted to warmly congratulate Pervasive Media Studio resident Tim X Atack on winning the 2017 Bruntwood Prize award for his play Heartworm. Tim X Atack is a Bristol-based award-winning writer, composer and sound designer for stage and screen. His previous plays have already been met with great acclaim, a number having been adapted for BBC Radio.

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Bristol named UNESCO City of Film

Wed 1 Nov, 2017

Great news – we are proud that Bristol has been named UNESCO City of Film, a global recognition of the city’s outstanding contribution to film culture and creativity.

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Introducing our Artist in Residence duos...

Tue 31 Oct, 2017

Continent-spanning love songs and making sound from the city’s light: these are the brilliant musical ideas from our latest Artists in Residence, two duos who will explore the points where art and technology meet to play a different kind of border-crossing tune.

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Afrika Eye Festival returns

Mon 30 Oct, 2017

The South West’s biggest celebration of African cinema and culture returns with a packed weekend, join us for a fantastic programme of films (features, shorts and documentaries), discussions, workshops and live music, with film talent, artists and academics from across Africa and the diaspora.

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Fancy a film-themed Christmas Party?

Thu 12 Oct, 2017

Are you still looking for a place to host your Christmas party? Perhaps you’ve wanted to have a James Bond, Harry Potter, Top Gun, Star Wars or other film-themed bash? Then look no further – our movie-mad Events team are here to help you put on an A-list night to remember with our Christmas Party Package.

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Filmmakers from Mexico, France and the UK share DepicT! Awards

Fri 29 Sep, 2017

Filmmakers from Mexico, France and the UK shared the glory in this year's DepicT! – Watershed’s 90 second filmmaking competition - at this year’s Encounters Short Film Festival in what was our most international shortlist to date, selected from over 500 entries from 66 different countries.

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DepicT! '17 Shortlist is now live

Tue 5 Sep, 2017

Watch, vote and comment now

We are delighted to announce that this year's DepicT! shortlist is live - and we need your votes to decide the winner of this year’s coveted Audience Award.

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