Meet the latest member of the b-side team

Say hello to Dave Warren, our new General Manager at b-side!   Dave has spent his career working as a project manager within the financial sector for organisations such as HSBC, JP Morgan Chase & Co and Fidelity international. His work involved identifying the need for and implementing technology into banks. Fancying a lifestyle change, Dave…

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Come and work with the team at b-side

B-SIDE IS LOOKING FOR A GENERAL MANAGER. Fee 0.5 FTE. (PAYE) of £30,000 p.a. b-side CIC are looking for a P/T General Manager, with experience and qualifications in financial reporting and management, expertise in human resources/employment policy, knowledge of developing and implementing effective office systems, managing data protection and with a keen interest in Arts…

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LOVABILITY FEEDBACK

Click READ MORE to find out about b-side’s recent public consultation focused on Portland’s Lovability which will help inform b-side’s future development on the Isle – led by Martin Robertson from Edinburgh Napier University and Nicole Ferdinand from Bournemouth University. This research is funded as part of b-side’s Arts Council Catalyst Funding helping small organisations…

Image of Inter- House winners of the Football Competition 1936 – the year the stadium was completed.

Heritage Lottery Grant Success

b-side has been awarded funding from The Heritage Lottery Sharing Heritage fund to work with artist Laura Hopes on a film and publication celebrating the history of the Portland Stadium. The majestic site of the Stadium, closed to the public, is monumental and surprising in its scale.  Hidden from view in a former quarry, and…

Trevor H Smith and Megan Dunford

Guest bloggers and writers for #bside18 announced

We are really pleased to welcome Megan Dunford and Trevor Smith as guest bloggers and writers to b-side festival this year. Megan Dunford completed a BA Hons Fine Art degree in 2011 based in Dorset; she works for several organisations around the South West leading their participation & visual arts programmes. Her practice combines photography,…

WalkTalkArt

WalkTalkArt Weymouth – we have questions to ask, please help us answer them. b-side have been appointed to deliver a series of consultations to gain local opinion and ideas to inform an artist brief, for a new public art work in the town.  Join us on our second consultation, which will inform all the other…

Portland Pathways

Portland Pathways Research Group Exhibition

b-side festival’s Portland based project space OUTPOST is hosting a really fascinating exhibition of research uncovered by members of the Portland Pathways Research Group. The Portland Pathways Research Group have uncovered some fascinating histories of Portland’s footpaths and rights of way as part of the Portland Pathways project. From stories of Hiram Otter, who is…

[intransit] Producers: Session 6

Motivated through a new appreciation for tools and stages that come with Project Management the [intransit] producers met at Weymouth College to work on the production of a first draft for the long awaited WHY? Festival line up.   Having now identified how we were going to produce the upcoming festival and events, we reviewed what…

[intransit] Producers: Session 5

With a looming deadline and a member of the team resourcefully balanced in a kitchen roll holder, the [intransit] producers met again for their fifth session on 21st April, joined by Kemi Bamidele from Creative Training Hub.  Throughout the session we focused on our title of ‘project management’, taken through the life cycle of our ‘WHY?…

[intransit] Producers: Session 4

Written by Andrew Lee I started my day sat on the train making the three-hour journey to Weymouth from Chichester. I was reading through the UNCRC in preparation for the day’s session with a copy of the metro on the seat beside me. The government had decided, along with America and France to drop bombs…