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


Portland Pathways

Portland Pathways was a project looking at the historic origins of footpaths on Portland.

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Isle of Portland

Come and explore our beautiful and intriguing island.

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

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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.


A Haunted Existence

19th October
Royal Manor Theatre

b-side festival artist Tom Marshman returns to Portland with his latest show.

Tom blends creative technology, music and projection as he

A picture of an illuminated moon by artist Luke Jerram

Dorset Moon at Nothe Fort

12th13th July 2019

Over three weekends more than 41,000 people enjoyed Luke Jerram’s monumental Museum of the Moon installation in three stunning locations – St...