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Watershed re-opened on Tuesday 1 September!

Information on visiting Watershed

Here you can find everything you need to know about visiting us, including our location, access info, general transport and parking options.

Don't forget to find out what measures we’ve put in place to help keep everyone safe.

New opening times

Before heading out to visit us, make sure you have a look at our new opening times.
Please note we are now closed on Mondays and in the mornings.

Box Office

  • Tue 12:00 - 18:00
  • Wed to Sun, 12:00 - 15 mins after the last film screening starts
  • Closed Mondays 

Café & Bar

  • Tue to Sun: 12:00 - 22:00
  • Food served every day 12:00 – 20:00
  • Closed Mondays

Cinema Screenings

Films showing Wed – Sun from 14:30.

Pervasive Media Studio

  • Closed until further notice

For any queries email the Pervasive Media Studio.

Watershed & Pervasive Media Studio

1 Canons Road

Getting here

Watershed is located on Bristol's historic harbourside in the city centre, with great transport links making it easy to get to.


The nearest bus stops to Watershed are on 'The Centre', no more than a 2 minute walk away.

Plan your journey by bus at


There are multiple cycle parking locations at the front and back of Watershed, plus many more across The Centre nearby.


There is a ferry stop just along from Watershed with regular Bristol Ferry Boat services running from Temple Meads, Hotwells and around the city centre.

Additional services from No7 Boats run at weekends and during school holidays.


The closest car parks are Millennium Square Car Park and Trenchard Street NCP parking.

There are two Blue Badge parking spaces to the rear of Watershed on Canons Road.

Watershed staff member serving food

Watershed Café & Bar

Open Tuesday to Sunday from midday to 10pm, offering lunch and evening meals.

The Café & Bar is the perfect social space overlooking Bristol’s vibrant Harbourside with vegetarian and children's menus.

Find out moreabout the Café & Bar


Deaf Conversations About Cinema

At Watershed we want to be as welcoming, inclusive and accessible as we can for all our customers, audiences, staff and visitors. 

Our building is accessible, our staff are BSL trained, we have gender neutral toilets and we run an accessible programme of screenings and events.

Further access details

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Introducing some of the changes at Watershed

Keeping safe at Watershed

Information about visiting and using the Watershed building, what measures we’ve put in place to help keep everyone safe, and what we ask of you.

Find out more

Cinema prices

Unless otherwise stated the cost of cinema tickets is as follows:

Screenings after 16:00:
£11.00 full / £8.50 concessions.

Screenings before 16:00:
£8.50 full / £5.00 concessions.

Aged 24 or under:
any screening, any time for £5.00.

Refugees and asylum seekers:
any screening, any time for £5.00.

Free tickets are available for Personal Assistants accompanying customers who are Deaf / Disabled.

Concessions apply to Full Time Students, Job Seekers Allowance and Employment Support Allowance, 60+ who have retired, Equity and BECTU members and disabled people.

Where applicable please produce proof of eligibility when collecting a ticket.


Further information

Gift vouchers

Watershed Gift Vouchers are an ideal present for film lovers and can be used for any film – or for cards, confectionery or anything else from our Box Office shop.

Gift vouchers