Venue, travel and accommodation information

OER18 will be held at the Watershed in Bristol, a vibrant city with good public transport links. The Watershed’s event space is on the first floor of the historic Grade II listed building, which is situated at the entrance way to Bristol’s Harbourside. The Watershed is best known as a leading film culture and digital media centre and also has its own a café/bar. It is a social enterprise and a registered charity. Find out more about the Watershed:

The Watershed, Bristol


The Watershed is a fully accessible building adapted to make your visit as easy as possible. If you have any specific questions about accessibility, do contact us.

Travel information

The address of the Watershed is

1 Canons Road

By train

Bristol Temple Meads train station is about one mile from the Watershed.

You can take

  • Bus no. X39 or 73 to Prince Street
  • Bus no. 8, 9 or 72 to College Green

Both Prince Street and College Green are a few minutes’ walk away from the venue.

Taxis are available from outside the station.

By car

Two car parks are nearby: Millennium Square Car Park and Trenchard Street NCP parking. See also

Accommodation Suggestions

HotelStarsBudget (per night)Walk to venue (mins)
Ibis Bristol Centre3£100-£1254
The Bristol Hotel4£100-£1254
Brooks Guest House4<£1007
Merchants Almshouse4<£1006
Mercure Brigstow Bristol4£125-£1509
The Berkley Square Hotel4<£10014