Take a cultural break to Bristol's Watershed


One of the UK's leading cultural centres, Watershed produces and presents original ideas and content and curate a diverse programme of talent development, cinema exhibition, events and festivals.

Watershed is the leading film culture and digital media centre in the South West. 

One of the UK's leading cultural centres, Watershed is a cross-artform venue set on Bristol’s Harbourside. It produces, presents and curates a diverse programme of original ideas, talent development, cinema, events and festivals with a focus on education, skills and understanding of the arts. 

Located on Bristol’s historic Harbourside, Watershed produces work that cuts across film, music, theatre, design, and visual art, encouraging culture and diversity to flourish in the city. More than just an arts cinema (there are 3 screens inside), it is a cultural centre, a café/bar and a cultural tourist attraction all at once. 

Watershed’s friendly, buzzy cafe/bar overlooking the floating harbour is warm and welcoming, serving local organic food and is the perfect place to catch up with friends.

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