How To Get Involved

If you are 13-20 years there are 7 ways you can get involved in B.fest, and you can do more than one.

Join the B.fest Board

Join the B.fest Board and help run the whole festival; design, market, curate and events management. Come to our B.fest Board meeting every Wed evening 6-7pm at BYC for chilled planning sessions, with snacks. Email Hannah at to sign up or message our Facebook or Instagram.

Submit an event, performance or piece of art

You can run you own event/s in B.fest. Submit an event, performance, exhibition, workshop, anything creative…


  • Artists

Would you like a place to exhibit a piece of art, sculpture or a film you’ve made, get in touch. We have a professional gallery space in the centre of the city, a dedicated short film night & plenty of spaces to exhibit the best of your work! Submit your exhibition above and say your venue is Cultureground exhibition space, or if you are not sure, or have any questions, email Hannah at or message our Facebook or Instagram


  • Performers

Do you play in a band? Make theatre? Do stand up Comedy? Hulahooping? Dance? We have dedicated music and performance events during B.fest, as part of our B.Venue series with Brighton Youth Centre and we need you to fill the programme! Submit your show/event or contact Hannah if you have any questions email or Facebook.


  • Or something else…?

Want to run a creative activity that isn’t named here? No worries. If you think there is something that the festival programme should have and doesn’t, get in touch to create a new event!

Submit your idea online

Head over to our submission form and send us as much info as you can about your event or idea, and we’ll be in touch!

Volunteer to help out for the festival week

B.fest needs crew to run the event, sign in people, make refreshments, take photos, invigilate exhibition spaces and much more. 


Attend B.fest week!

Come alone and enjoy our week long creative programme in May half term.


Are you an organisation working with young people?

Are you an organisation that works with young people, or a young person who is part of a group? Do you want to share your latest project? Display what you’re doing? Or share your talents? Perhaps you might like to teach other people what you do? Exhibition or performance space, workshops and stalls are available to organisations working with young people. Come along, join in and share your projects/events as part of B.fest. Go to the B.fest Submission form.