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Love at Watershed: New Grundtvig workshop

Mon 13 Jun, 2011

This summer, Watershed is hosting innovative workshops for older people from across Europe to learn about digital media and to experience cutting-edge technology for themselves. Fourteen participants (all aged over 50) are visiting Bristol this week from Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Iceland, France, Germany, Lithuania, Belgium and the UK to explore and share their memories of love, a universal emotion.

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New Harbourside sound walk created at Watershed Grundtvig workshop

Mon 9 May, 2011

This summer, Watershed is hosting innovative workshops for older people from across Europe to learn about digital media and to experience cutting-edge technology for themselves. Fourteen participants (all aged over 50) are visiting Bristol this week from Turkey, Romania, Portugal, Slovenia, Italy, Iceland, Greece, France, Netherlands and the UK to create a new audio tour or sound walk, around Bristol's historic Harbourside.

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May Sunday Brunches: Cinema and the City

Thu 21 Apr, 2011

Cinema and the City is a season of five films which highlight the influence of the metropolis in the movies. Presented in partnership with Festival of Ideas, this strand examines the significance of place and how closely interlinks with film.

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Easter Family Friendly Matinees at Watershed

Fri 8 Apr, 2011

This Easter holidays, let Watershed help you to keep your little ones amused with our family-friendly matinees all based around the theme of flying. Let your imagination fly away with four fun-filled films that will transport you to worlds where anything is possible!

Still from Baron Munchausen

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Arts Council England Invest National Portfolio Funding in Watershed

Wed 30 Mar, 2011

Watershed is pleased to announce that it is to be part of the new Arts Council England (ACE) National Portfolio. This will provide funding for 2012 - 2015.

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Artist's Residencies 2011

Mon 21 Mar, 2011

Watershed is delighted to announce the recipients of our Artists Residency 2011 programme, funded by Arts Council England and supported by Sound and Music, St George's and conductor Charles Hazlewood.

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On Dangerous Ground: The Cinema of Bernard Herrmann

Mon 21 Mar, 2011

Throughout June and July at Watershed

This year marks the centenary of film composer Bernard Herrmann's birth in June 1911.

Herrmann changed the way film music was thought of with groundbreaking scores for films like Hitchcock's Psycho and North By Northwest. His career spanned creative collaborations with Orson Welles on Citizen Kane to Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver.

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New Grundtvig Workshops for Older Learners

Sun 20 Mar, 2011

Both workshops are designed to ensure participants increase skills and confidence gradually and discover how new technologies can add value to their everyday lives. Participants will also be encouraged to share personal memories and experiences throughout the creation process to inspire a dialogue across different European countries.

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Bristol Filmmakers Win First Light Award

Tue 15 Mar, 2011

Watershed is delighted that some of our young filmmakers who produced a five-minute docu-drama The Box have been nominated for a First Light Award in the 'Best Film by Over 13s' category. The winning films will be announced on 15 March in a prestigious awards ceremony at The Odeon Leicester Square which some of the young people will attend.

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Director Ken Loach to visit Watershed

Wed 2 Mar, 2011

Celebrated British director Ken Loach will give a Q&A at Watershed after a 

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Enjoying the Watershed Experience

Mon 28 Feb, 2011

If you're one of our regular visitors you will have been enjoying the Watershed experience with an increasingly diverse range of people. We're an open and diverse venue with a broad artistic programme that engages with cultures both locally and globally - everyone is welcome and we're proud to see you all come through our doors or visit us online.

We'd like to maintain the high quality of experience at Watershed for everyone and to achieve this we need your help.

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