Lunchtime Talk

Introducing our New Talent Residents

Fri 19 Jan 2018 13:00

Join us as we welcome and hear first hand from our 3 New Talent Residents; a truly eclectic bunch covering everything from Bristol’s LGBTQ+ history to African diaspora to home appliances that talk back.

Lunchtime Talk

Blockchain for Sceptics

Fri 12 Jan 2018 13:00

Fascinated by the debate surrounding digital currency Bitcoin and other blockchain-based systems such as Ethereum, Studio resident Tim Kindberg decided to take a sceptical look.


MINI THINK! In/Visibility & the Internet

Wed 10 Jan 2018 14:00 - Wed 10 Jan 2018 14:50

A playful mini think tank on the topic of in/visibility & the internet!

Lunchtime Talk

Lunchtime Talk Winter Break

Fri 22 Dec 2017 13:00 - Fri 5 Jan 2018 17:00

We will be taking a short break from the Lunchtime Talk and Open Studio Friday programme over the Christmas period, but we're already busy lining up exciting speakers for January.

Lunchtime Talk

Audiences for arts & story driven VR content. Who are they and what do they want?

Fri 15 Dec 2017 13:00

In this talk, Catherine Allen and Emma Hughes from Limina will explore what they have learned so far about VR audiences in a cultural context, focusing on the Limina VR Weekender held at Watershed.

Lunchtime Talk

Introducing our New Artists in Residence

Fri 8 Dec 2017 13:00

Join us as we welcome and hear first hand from our New Studio Artists in Residence, the wonderful Bristol based, Action Hero and the cacophony of sound that is Manchester based, Noise Orchestra.

Image for 'Fantasy and Surrealism; theme by Efe Kurnaz

Limina VR Weekender

Fri 1 Dec 2017 18:30 - Sun 3 Dec 2017 22:00

Studio resident company Limina Immersive invite you to discover a range of world-class, artistic VR experiences right here at Watershed. Join us for the UK’s first VR-only arts festival.

Lunchtime Talk

AI for Sceptics

Fri 1 Dec 2017 13:00

Studio resident Tim Kindberg has been looking for a way of putting the actual capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI) – as opposed to the hype – into perspective.

Lunchtime Talk

Exploring space for fun, science and profit!

Fri 24 Nov 2017 13:00

In this talk, Michael Johnson, Studio Resident and Physicist will discuss the different ways he is trying to make Space exploration more accessible for all and the different ways, anyone can participate.


Whose Revolution? Can we trust our technology?

Wed 22 Nov 2017 18:00

Can technology make the world a better place? The answer may be more complicated than we think. In this talk and discussion, Marcus Gilroy-Ware invites us to examine our belief in the intrinsic benefits of technology