Our Projects

Independent Arts runs a number of creative community projects across the island and is always seeking to extend this aspect of the charity's work.


Our 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 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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Anxiety Café

Independent Arts supports this peer-led group which is open to anyone living with anxiety.
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Creative Futures

Training volunteers to deliver creative sessions to isolated individuals in care homes.
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Time & Tide

Our Time & Tide project brings quality participatory arts to older people.
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Creative Writers

Our group for young writers aged 16–25 is taking a break, but you can read about the 2016/17 project here.
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What's On? A calendar of our community sessions

Past Projects

AfterWARds was our 2016 intergenerational creative arts project and exhibition designed to enhance public understanding of the impact of war on the lives of service personnel.

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