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Get in touch with Watershed’s friendly Events team and we will be happy to answer your query, give you a quote or book in a show-round.

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Or telephone Watershed Events Team on 0117 927 2082.


Licensed central Bristol venue for wedding and civil partnership ceremonies and receptions

Choose us for your wedding ceremony and/or your wedding reception if you’re looking for a unique venue with a difference, perfect if you want something extraordinary. 

Watershed offers a great location overlooking Bristol’s much loved historic harbourside. We offer an experienced in-house team, dedicated to creating your dream day, and we are licensed to host civil marriage and partnership ceremonies right here.

We offer striking spaces with lots of potential and different packages for you to choose from depending on the size of your party and budget.

Wedding ceremony option: 

  • Room or cinema for Wedding Ceremony 
  • Private room to meet the registrars 
  • Holding space for guests on arrival

Wedding reception options: 

Option 1

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  • Reception room until midnight. 
  • Arrival drinks reception with two glasses of Cava and 3 canapés per person. 
  • Two course sharing platters Wedding Breakfast. 
  • Half a bottle of house wine per wedding guest. 
  • Tea and coffee. 
  • A glass of Cava per person for the wedding toast. 
  • Private bar if required. 
  • White table linen. 
  • Dedicated wedding coordinator to assist planning your day. 

Option 2

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  • Reception room until midnight. 
  • A glass of Cava per person on arrival 
  • Evening Wedding Buffet. 
  • Private bar if required. 
  • Dedicated wedding coordinator to assist planning your day. 

We just wanted to say a huge thank you for helping us to organise our wedding... The day ran beautifully and many people told us it was one of the best wedding receptions they had ever been to. The food went down extremely well too!
Helen and Tessa, Apr 2016, reviewed on

Please note

Arrangements must be made with the Registry Office prior to confirming your booking with us.

Charges for notices and the ceremony itself must be paid to the Registry Office: 0117 922 2800

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Something else?

If our wedding packages don't quite match with what you are looking for, then do get in touch and we can help you create something tailor made.


The best way to start imagining your wedding at Watershed is to come and see for yourself. For a private tour or more information please contact our friendly team and we can talk you through the packages we offer.


Watershed is a fully accessible venue adapted to make your visit as easy as possible.

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We provide everything from bespoke events project-managed on your behalf by our friendly in-house team to simple venue and meeting room hire.

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