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 is specifically designed to aid respiratory health.
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Our community dance sessions take place weekly in Newport, Freshwater, Sandown and Ryde.
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DanceMakers: DanceSense

DanceSense is a weekly movement session tailored to people living with neurological conditions.
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Creative Café

Get creative over a Monday morning cuppa in Newport! Different activities each week.
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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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Changing Spaces

Our new project seeks to make Isle of Wight care homes a hub for creativity and the arts.
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School Ties

Our intergenerational project where primary pupils and care home residents learn together.
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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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Our People's Pop-Up Gallery and wellbeing hub in Newport is here!

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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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Changing lives through arts

Independent Arts is an Isle of Wight charity using the arts to improve wellbeing, quality of life and to reduce social isolation, since 1987.
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Donate to Independent Arts

Please help Independent Arts to improve more people's lives through our community arts projects on the Isle of Wight. To donate securely online to Independent Arts simply click on the "donate" icon below and follow the instructions. 100% of your donation comes to the charity.



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ReMap is our new project to help people living with chronic pain.

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New grant saves mental health project

We are delighted to receive two years' funding towards Anxiety Café from The People's Health Trust

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Find out what's going on this week. Click below to find our calendar of Independent Arts' regular community arts sessions.

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