Watershed screening for landmark documentary featuring Bunny Marrett

PUBLISHED: 10:00 28 June 2012

Bunny Marrett

Bunny Marrett


TO MARK the anniversary of 50 years of independence for Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, Bristol’s Watershed cinema will host a special event tonight (Thurs).

At 9pm the seminal BBC documentary Voices From Another Part Of Town (15), made by activists from Bristol’s St Pauls area shortly after the 1980s riots and featuring Bristol reggae legend Bunny Marrett, will be screened in its entirety.

Following the screening Bristol Archive Records will host an after-party in the Harbourside cinema’s bar to celebrate the release of an album of Marrett’s material.

He will perform live, while the gig will also feature members of The Startled Insects, Tony Orrell, PA from Dan Ratchet and DJ support Steve Rice.

Tickets are £8 and available from the box office on 0117 9275100.

More from Weston Mercury

Yesterday, 20:00

A sing-along screening of 2017’s smash hit The Greatest Showman will take place at Bristol Hippodrome.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:00

A stunning display of more than 100,000 twinkling lights in a Burnham cul-de-sac has raised more than £1,000 for local charities, in just its opening week.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:00

Plans to extend Weston’s conservation area – and open it up to receiving hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of grants – has been given the green light.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:06

Father Christmas is checking in on his elves this festive season at his South West Workshop in Cheddar.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00

With less than two weeks to go until the big day, Westonians will not have to travel far to find festive cheer this weekend.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:13

Organisations in North Somerset have walked away with accolades at a travel awards ceremony.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:35

The eat:Festivals organisers are over the moon to be able to put on their first festive food event after relocating to the Sovereign Centre.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:00

Weston dog walkers started a clean-up group after their park became overrun with dog poo.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:00

A Weston mother has been sentenced to seven years in prison after launching a brutal attack on her own baby.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:08

Hornets’ poor league form continued with a heavy defeat at the hands of St Ives.

Read more

Most Read Entertainment

Read Online

Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Heavy Showers

Heavy Showers

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 5°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists