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

A group of people gathered at Quiddles, Portland celebrating the b-side Festival

Festival Steward Team Leader

Deadline -
Monday 7th June 2021 - 9:00am
Join Our Team

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed person to join our Festival team to lead on the recruitment and coordination of paid...

A photograph of the outside of the b-side project space on Portland exhibitiing large colourful posters created by Portland residents

Lockdown Art Exhibition - Sara Harpley

6th28th May 2021

During the lockdown, many people have been rekindling their love of making - baking, sewing, painting, drawing and crafting we want to
glowing font saying 2021 dates announced

Festival 2021 Dates Announced

Deadline -
Tuesday 6th April 2021 - 2:45pm
09 - 12 September 2021 We are very excited to announce our new dates for b-side Festival 2021...
The b-side festival 2020 logo - circles


b-side festival 2021

09 - 12 September 2021


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