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Artachat Evenings – PRIDE costume making

Get ready for Chesil Pride
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Rafiki

In celebration of PRIDE month - a bittersweet, hopeful, and groundbreaking love story
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The Nettle Dress

Stunningly filmed by award-winning documentary, a modern-day fairytale and hymn to the healing power of…
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Riso Club

Mondays are for RISO CLUB 7.30-9pm with artist Jodie House
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Who Do We Think We Are? b-side festival 2024

1 Amazing Island - 1000 stories from around the corner to across the globe
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This Land b-side Festival 2023

A round up of b-side's two year Heritage Lottery funded project exploring and celebrating the unique natural and built heritage of the Isle of Portland. Film by Pageant Productions

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  • "Thank you so much for bringing something new to Portland. My daughter and I had lots of fun and everyone was extremely friendly."

    Visitor

  • “In its every breath it has everything to do with the place and people”

    Visitor

  • “b-side festival never disappoints, it surprises and delights. We explore the unknown and the unseen.”

    Festival Visitor

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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.

Current Programme

Common Lands

Using the Isle of Portland as a microcosm ‘Common Lands’ will explore our relationship to and with land – both here and elsewhere. Common Lands will explore the physical and environmental context: climate change, biodiversity and erosion together with the human context: migration, displacement, land ownership, and rights through community-led research, workshops, seminars and discussion events, artist bursaries, residencies and commissions.

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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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