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

'Our Common Tools' by Katie Surridge b-side festival 2021. The photo depicts 4 people in an allotment carrying a very large tool like a shovel


Let's work together - b-side are seeking an external evaluator to measure the impact of our work.

Cyanotype workshop at b-side Festival 2021

Kickstart - Assistant Festival Producer

Come and join the b-side team as our new Assistant Festival Producer for the 2022 festival.


Common Land Podcast

On demand

That Other Place

A series of three podcasts by Jo Tyler exploring the concept of Common Land.


b-side festival 2021

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How to get to the
Isle of Portland

Come and explore our beautiful and intriguing island.

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.