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specialists in digital for heritage & the arts

Our Work

We are editorial & creative specialists.

We've been fortunate to work with broadcasters, museums, galleries and arts organisations across the UK.

A few of our projects include...

Illustration of Granby Winter Garden Project

Delivering digital best practice in the arts sector...

Working with The Space, the commissioning agency supported by Arts Council England & the BBC, we've helped a network of associates and arts organisations deliver over 50 successful digital projects.

Ducal Palace on fire

Telling the stories of Robin Hood and Nottingham's rebellious past...

Working with Nottingham City Council and a series of leading digital agencies we are overseeing the creation of a wealth of new interactive exhibits for Nottingham Castle as part of their ambitious redevelopment project.

The M Shed in Bristol

Evaluating and re-thinking Bristol Museums online...

Working with in-house specialists at the Bristol City Council Culture Team we audited the online content of their network of museums and are helping in the development of their social strategy.

Montage of archive imagery from the First World War

Marking the Centenary of the First World War...

Working with Ballista Media, we developed and produced an extensive mix of digital content for the Royal British Legion. Fronted by Dan Snow, they included short-form documentary films and archive-driven 360 video content to mark the Battles of Passchendaele and Cambrai.

What We Do

We aim to demystify 'digital' - acting as a friendly creative partner who can provide practical support around how to use the right technologies, formats and platforms to engage audiences and deliver your ideas.

Wizard's Hat

Digital Production

Our core passion is hands on production – we can realise your ideas by leaning into our creative network, putting together specialist teams and managing digital and interactive projects from commission through to delivery.


Digital Development

We can help scope digital content and campaign ideas. Digesting problems or briefs and translating those needs into new concepts that can then be commissioned or pitched.


Digital Strategy

We can work with you on developing your digital strategy including content auditing, social media optimisation, audience development plans and content creation processes.

Who We Work With

We are honoured to have worked with a range of organisations including

About Us

Sideburn Panda is a Bristol-based company run by Joseph Bell – an award winning Digital Producer and consultant.

We front a network of industry-leading thinkers & doers.

We help broadcasters, brands and arts & culture organisations better use digital to engage audiences.

We work on an exciting mix of projects for a range of organisations - from the BBC to Nottingham Castle.

On-site or Online, we specialise in delivering high quality digital content for the arts & culture sector.

Contact Us

We have a base at

Studio 2
Dockyard Bristol
Albion Dockside Estate
Hanover Road

We love to hear about new projects and opportunities.

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Sideburn Panda Limited
Company Number: 11795939
Registered Address: 10 Bartletts Road, Bristol BS3 3PL