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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.


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.

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Opening times

Before heading out to visit us, make sure you have a look at our opening times.

Box Office

Open Tuesday - Sunday this week

  • Tue to Sun: 12:00 until 15 minutes after the last screening starts

Online ticket booking is available all day every day at any time.


Café & Bar and Undershed

Open Tuesday - Sunday this week

  • Tue, Wed and Sun: 12:00 - 22:00
  • Thu - Sat: 12:00 - 22:30

Food served 12:00 - 20:00 every day we are open.

Cinema Screenings

Films screening this week Wednesday to Sunday.

NB from Tue 31 Aug films will screen six days a week from Tuesday to Sunday. More info

Pervasive Media Studio

Closed to visitors until further notice.

Please email the Pervasive Media Studio if you have any queries.


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.

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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

The Café & Bar is the perfect social space overlooking Bristol’s vibrant Harbourside.

Open Wednesday – Sunday for lunch, evening meals and drinks; with lots of vegetarian and vegan choices, plus a children's menu.

Find out moreabout the Café & Bar


Cafe & 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 customer facing staff have received basic BSL and D/deaf awareness training and we run an accessible programme of screenings and events. We have both gender neutral and gender specific toilets alongside an accessible toilet.

Further access details

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Introducing some of the changes at Watershed

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