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Family films, events and activities

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Explore your creative side with Watershed

We have a range of films, events and activities for families, friends and children, including:

Holiday Activities - join us for films that are suitable for the whole family during the school holidays. Where possible, our workshops and events are suitable for both adults and children, so each member of your group can get involved, get creative and enjoy making something together.

    Family Arts Festival - Bristol's one and only festival created especially for families and children! Join us during October half-term as we team up with other Bristol arts organisations to bring you an exciting programme of events. Part of the national Family Arts Festival.

    Cinébabies - a weekly film screening for parents/carers and children under 12 months on Mondays at 11:00. Find out more about Cinébabies.

      Birthday Parties - hire a cinema for a private screening or computer gaming. Find out more about our Children's Birthday Party packages.

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      UWE and Watershed have collaborated to bring you a special FREE family Drop-in event exploring creative technology and arts and crafts with a great line-up of activity inspired by animated fantasy Wolf Children.

      Read More - Call of The Wild Family Drop-In

      A lovely family tale of a young mother who finds herself bringing up two half-wolf children - a great mix of fantasy and real-life issues.

      Read More - Wolf Children

      The latest from Masaaki Yuasa is a quirky and colourful family-friendly anime about a musical mermaid named Lu.

      Read More - Preview: Lu Over the Wall Book Tickets for Preview: Lu Over the Wall

      Cinébabies is our weekly daytime screening of one of the current films in the programme specifically for parents/carers with babies under 12 months.

      Read More - Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

      Cinébabies is our weekly daytime screening of one of the current films in the programme specifically for parents/carers with babies under 12 months.

      Read More - Suburbicon

      Cinébabies is our weekly daytime screening of one of the current films in the programme specifically for parents/carers with babies under 12 months.

      Read More - Happy End

      Cinébabies is our weekly daytime screening of one of the current films in the programme specifically for parents/carers with babies under 12 months.

      Read More - The Disaster Artist

      Join us for this pre-Christmas family treat as everyone’s favourite big hearted, marmalade loving, Peruvian bear returns with a triumphant sequel (a "full on charm offensive of a movie") to the 2014 smash hit.

      Read More - Paddington 2 Book Tickets for Paddington 2

      Cinébabies is our weekly daytime screening of one of the current films in the programme specifically for parents/carers with babies under 12 months.

      Read More - Paddington 2