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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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 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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Anxiety Café

IA supports this peer-led group which is open to anyone living with anxiety.
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Time & Tide

Our Arts Council England-funded Time & Tide project brings quality participatory arts to older people.
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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 Independent Arts

An independent Isle of Wight charity using the arts to improve wellbeing, quality of life and to reduce social isolation, since 1987.
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What's On?

Find out what's going on this week. Here's our calendar of Independent Arts' regular arts sessions, all free to attend.

Independent Arts Calendar


New exhibition

Poetry of Dementia exhibition

Catch our exhibition, The Poetry of Dementia, at Full Circle restaurant, St Mary's Hospital, from November 28.

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