We are pleased to present October’s association venue of the month, Watershed.

Each month we will highlight a venue that we feel is well suited to the needs of association events.

This means they need to check a few boxes:

  • Multiple spaces for plenary, breakout and catering, exhibition, and welcome area.
  • Numerous accommodation options are close by for attendees.
  • Accessibility, something that is always high on our radar.


Watershed’s event team is looked after by Events Manager Marta Lumbierres.

Having worked at The Watershed for almost 8 years she knows the venue like the back of her hand. With the array of events they have hosted, you would be hard pushed to find a request she hasn’t heard before!


Watershed is located in Bristol city centre on the historic harbourside. There are great transport links to Bristol and Watershed, and car parking within 5 minutes walk.



Bristol is a creative and vibrant city, with accommodation available centrally and a focus on sustainability. Hosting your event in the center allows attendees to stay close by with no need for transport as everything is short walk away.


As Marta says ‘At Watershed we have a passion for innovation and creativity, and for collaborating with you to deliver stand-out events that make the most of our inspiring, vibrant atmosphere at the heart of Bristol’s city centre. We never view two events as the same offering bespoke stress-free planning and delivery for meetings, conferences, showcases, and even weddings. All are provided by our dedicated Events Colleagues, In-house Chefs, and Award-Winning Technical Team.



Watershed offers three conference, event, and meeting rooms, with views of the harbourside which can be used separately or all together.

We also have three state-of-the-art cinemas, with raked seating for presentations, screenings, or seminars, equipped with the latest technology.’

We would completely agree, the flexibility and size of the spaces on offer at Watershed offer associations the right space depending on function. There is even the ability to stream live to the cinema screens making Hybrid events an easy option.



We loved our visit to Watershed want to thank Marta for her time showing us the capabilities Watershed has in abundance!


If you would like further information you can contact Watershed’s Events team on:

0117 927 2082