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    Message from Our Founder- September

    Posted on September 22, 2020 by in Uncategorized

    A message from our founder: To feel a sense of belonging to a community is a human need which is very important to us all at the best of times; at times like these when there are restrictions on our social engagement it is doubly important. Having a sense of community evokes, at it’s best, […]

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    “Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life”

    Posted on August 14, 2020 by in Uncategorized

    Message from Our Founder Peter Watkins:   Hello dear members and friends of Inside Out   Hope you’re all keeping cool during the heatwave. While there is a pause in our on-line activities, do stay creative. I always love that quote of Picasso ‘art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life’ . We […]

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    Art of Living

    Posted on July 1, 2020 by in Covid-19, Pete's Blog, Uncategorized

    Hello to all our wonderful  members & friends. I do hope you’re finding the inner strength to come through this challenging time. There is so much in the world to feel outrage towards,  to feel anxious or depressed about. That we don’t all collapse into desolation & hopelessness says something about the human spirit; that capacity we […]

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    Note from our Founder

    Posted on June 5, 2020 by in Uncategorized

    A note from our Founder- Peter Watkins: Hello everyone Here we all are approaching week 12 of lock-down. Reports are beginning to percolate up through the national media about the increase in mental health issues around the country. This is no surprise. Prolonged Isolation, in this anxious time of contagion, can be hard bear for […]

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  • Poetry Soup

    Posted on May 4, 2020 by in Uncategorized

    This past Saturday 25th April was the day Inside Out had planned to hold Poetry Soup our own mini poetry festival; this year the theme was ‘light verse for dark times’. With the emergence of the pandemic and the impact this has had on our lives all the more reason to seek  some nourishment & pleasure through poetry. I offer […]

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    Continuing to Connect

    Posted on April 7, 2020 by in News and Blogs, Uncategorized

    Dear members, volunteers, artists I just wanted to be in touch with you again during this challenging time for all of us. We are two weeks (three for some of us) into lock-down and I hope, despite the emotional challenges, you are all finding ways to be in isolation that are  enriching & consoling. Maybe like me you […]

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  • This Too Will Pass- Message from Our Co-Founder

    Posted on March 23, 2020 by in News and Blogs, Uncategorized

    To all our wonderful Inside Out members, artists, volunteers & friends. This is a time of great anxiety for us all. I feel sure that many of you, like me, are in lock-down. Others will still be cautiously out in the world. We will all be drawing on what resources we have – emotionally, spiritually, […]

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    Songs for the Journey

    Posted on June 25, 2019 by in Uncategorized

    Inside Out Community and our band Not Beaten Yet are thrilled to be hosting Songs for the Journey 4. Most of the music performed will be original work which has been written and is performed by the band with some covers of other well known old favourites. Inside Out Community are the proud sponsor of […]

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  • Elmer the Elephant

    Posted on June 18, 2019 by in Uncategorized

    Inside Out are delighted to be taking part in the Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk campaign!  Inside Out are an Ipswich based charity enabling people to recover from emotional distress, or improve their well-being, through participating in creative workshops. During our workshops, we have discovered a huge amount of talent within our community. Like Elmer the […]

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    Paths Of Wellbeing Book Launch

    Posted on June 1, 2019 by in Uncategorized

    Please support the book launch of Paths Made by Well-being The authors will be reading from the book on Saturday June 8th at The Nottage, The Quay, Wivenhoe, CO79BX. Join them for wine, nibbles, readings and great company. Free entry 6pm-8pm Books can be bought at the event and all proceeds will go to the […]

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