Surreal musical journey Fantasynth wins virtual reality arts award

Wed 10 Jan, 2018

Surreal musical journey, Fantasynth wins inaugural virtual reality arts award. Fantasynth’s success at virtual reality arts festival Limina VR Weekender highlights the creative potential of musical VR.

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Star Light Star Bright now launched in Oxford

Tue 9 Jan, 2018

Imagine if the stars shone just for you...

Watershed and Smart Oxford presents the first Smart Oxford Playable City Commission, Star Light, Star Bright from winners Hellion Trace (formerly Guerilla Dance Project).

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Meet our New Talent Residencies cohort

Wed 20 Dec, 2017

Navigate through Bristol’s LGBTQ+ history; discover people of the African diaspora who are accomplishing amazing things; meet satirical home appliances that expose the impact of social media; and experience performance that brings equality to deaf and hearing audiences - these are the remarkable ideas being explored by our New Talent Residents, who begin their journey with us in January.

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Cinema Rediscovered returns for 2018

Thu 14 Dec, 2017

Cinema Rediscovered returns in 2018 for a third edition, bringing the finest digital restorations, contemporary classics and film print rarities back where they belong, on the big screen at cinemas including Watershed and Clevedon’s Curzon Cinema & Arts.

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New ticket prices from January 2018

Mon 4 Dec, 2017

We celebrate and champion the diversity of world cinema and make film culture inclusive and accessible for all.

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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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