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Youth Arts Lab

2024-03-15T14:47:35+00:00

For young people aged 12+ who want to explore arts for wellbeing through creative activities.

Meet and Make

2024-03-15T14:01:30+00:00

An introductory group for those wanting to try an Independent Arts group, practice an activity and socialise

Wellbeing Café

2022-11-04T10:28:02+00:00

Wellbeing Café welcomes you for creativity and chat, in a friendly, safe environment.

Creative Café

2022-08-11T09:49:21+01:00

Creative Café brings people together for a wide range of fun, creative activities. And we make a great cup of tea too!

Mindful Moments

2022-09-23T14:39:40+01:00

If you’re finding life a little stressful, these sessions offer an opportunity to explore mindfulness and creativity, promoting feelings of wellbeing and a calmer state of mind.

Music

2022-11-01T15:36:00+00:00

These joyful session are great for a weekly pick-me-up, or special events like birthdays.

Reminiscence and memory

2022-05-20T11:59:14+01:00

These reminiscence sessions can help improve your residents’ ability to interact, as they share their personal memories.

Creative writing

2022-07-19T14:26:49+01:00

Through storytelling and poetry, your residents can access a new means of self-expression.

One-to-ones: Happy hour!

2022-07-19T14:31:19+01:00

Independent Arts can create a bespoke hour of one-to-one creativity, tailor-made for individual residents.

SingAbout

2022-11-04T10:14:11+00:00

An opportunity to join in with the fun, sing along to old favourites and make a noise with percussion instruments.

History and the arts

2022-05-20T11:56:17+01:00

A great way to stimulate interests, conversations and group participation; bringing history to life and shining a light on culture and the arts.

Soundbeam

2022-11-01T15:40:09+00:00

Helping people with profound physical or learning disabilities to become expressive and communicative using music and sound.

iPads

2022-05-20T10:44:43+01:00

Creative iPad sessions are very helpful for people with limited dexterity, and for those with age-related memory loss, or dementia.

Movement

2022-05-08T19:07:09+01:00

These gentle, seated movement sessions help circulation, joints, breathing and memory.

Photography

2022-08-11T09:55:15+01:00

These sessions are extremely popular with care home residents and work particularly well when delivered in a block.

Art

2022-05-16T12:08:34+01:00

Offering a wide range of stimulating arts activities, using various materials and techniques.

DanceSense

2024-05-13T11:23:17+01:00

This weekly dance and exercise session is specifically tailored to help you if you are living with neurological conditions that affect movement.

Singing for Breathing

2024-05-13T11:19:33+01:00

This 12 week programme is designed to help you if you have a respiratory condition, breathing issues related to anxiety, or are recovering from Covid-19.

Bespoke workshops

2022-05-17T13:29:35+01:00

Our bespoke creative arts workshops for classes or groups are held in our Newport Creative Hub, and support a wide range of curriculum areas, from English to Geography.

ArtsMark

2022-06-15T16:47:23+01:00

Independent Arts can help you enrich your school’s curriculum through the cultural opportunities offered by Artmark.

Chess Craft

2024-05-22T12:17:11+01:00

Fun, focused and fabulous for creative thinking, this is a relaxed, friendly chess club for all levels of experience – from complete beginners to experienced players – with sandwiches and a cup of tea!

Make & Create

2024-03-15T13:28:30+00:00

Make and Create is our Tuesday afternoon drop-in session 3:30-4:30 for ages four to 104.

DanceMakers

2024-05-13T11:24:31+01:00

A gentle, creative dance programme that can help you improve balance, co-ordination, muscle strength, memory and confidence, while making friends and having fun.

SingAbout

2023-12-21T12:53:57+00:00

SingAbout is a great way for you meet and sing with other people, and socialise over a cup of tea.

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