SingAbout

Our free singing-for-wellbeing groups take place in nine towns across the Isle of Wight.
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Singing for Breathing

Our weekly session in Newport every Thursday to aid respiratory health.
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SingAbout: Singing for Recovery

A weekly session for those recovering from stroke or with long term conditions.
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DanceMakers

Our free community dance sessions weekly in Newport, Freshwater, Sandown and Ryde.
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Creative Café

Your chance to get creative over a cuppa every Monday morning in Newport!
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iCreate

iCreate is our creative support service to charities and not for profit organisations
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Workshops for Wellbeing

Our practitioners deliver a range of creative workshops to clients in residential homes.
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Magic Doors

Magic Doors

Working with care homes to create prose and poetry by residents for all to enjoy.
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Creative Futures

Training volunteers to deliver creative sessions to isolated individuals in care homes.
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Creative Writers

Our group for young writers aged 16–25, held each Monday evening in Newport.
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Anxiety Café

IA supports this peer-led group which is open to anyone living with anxiety.
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Volunteer with us!

Volunteer with us!

Can you spare a little time to join the team of volunteers who support our work? Training is given and DBS check provided.
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About Us

Independent Arts is a small charity based on the Isle of Wight founded in 1987. We use the arts as a tool to improve health, wellbeing and quality of life for older people, and others in our community facing disadvantage or social isolation.
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What's On?

Find out what's going on this week. Here's our calendar of all Independent Arts' regular community sessions

Independent Arts Calendar

Creative Writing challenge

Creative Writing Challenge

Children aged 7– 11 are welcome to join in our creative writing challenge at libraries around the island during June and July!

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Isle of Wight Festival tickets prize draw

A big thank you to all who entered our prize draw on 2nd June to win a pair of weekend adult camping tickets for Isle of Wight Festival.
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Share your Independent Arts memories

If you or a member of your family has had their lives enriched by joining one of the projects the charity has run over the past thirty years, we would love to hear from you.

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Time & Tide

Thanks to Arts Council England funding, our Time & Tide project brings quality participatory arts to older people.
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Thank you Comic Relief!

Independent Arts is thrilled to have been awarded a two-year grant from Comic Relief for its core work with older and disadvantaged people on the Isle of Wight.
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