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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Our community dance sessions weekly in Newport, Freshwater, Sandown and Ryde.
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DanceMakers: DanceSense

NEW! Starting weekly April 30th. DanceSense is tailored for people living with neurological conditions.
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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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Schoolroom in a Care Home

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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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.

Independent Arts Calendar



Upcoming Time & Tide sessions

Time & Tide library sessions


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