b-side is an internationally recognised
and locally loved arts organisation
on the Isle of Portland in Dorset

Image from Lullaby by Luke Jerram b-side Festival 2014 Photo Brenden Buesnel

Are you b-side's next Director?

Deadline -
Monday 22 June 2020

A creative, visionary leader to drive the organisation’s ambition and expand our portfolio of funders. You will be an...

Apply to the Dorset & BCP Artists' Emergency Fund

Apply to the Dorset Artists Emergency Fund

Deadline -
Friday 19 June 2020
Who can apply?

Freelance creatives living and working in Dorset (this includes Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole) who are experiencing severe...

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Common Lands

22nd 201922nd November 2022

The project is an ambitious multi-layered, multidisciplinary, multi-stranded project. It will incorporate community-led research, workshops,...

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b-side festival 2021

11 - 19 September 2021

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Isle of Portland

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Support Us

We're proud of the wide range of art we've been bringing to Dorset since 2008. Help us to keep wowing you.

Get Involved

Feeling creative?

There are lots of ways you can get involved in b-side's work, whether you're an artist, young person or just eager to be part of what we do.