Charity information

Vita Nova

Vita Nova is a Theatre Company supporting those in recovery from alcohol/drug addiction and providing preventative education in the wider community.

Founded 1999

  • Mission statement

    Mission Statement: To use the arts and culture, including drama and writing, to inform, educate and inspire those with particular needs, to enable them to build and maintain independent and successful lives in their communities.

    Vita Nova is a theatre company that works with people in recovery from drug/alcohol addiction to: build self-esteem, gain skills and training and to educate people, primarily young people, about drugs, alcohol and related issues (including bullying, sexual health, anti-social behaviour). Vita Nova delivers workshops, projects, performances and talks across the South of England (primarily Dorset and Hampshire).

  • Aims

    Vita Nova aims to:

    • To provide issue based education for young people and the general public (DRUGS, ALCOHOL, ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOUR, BULLYING, EQUALITY & DIVERSITY, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ETC.) through the arts and workshops.
    • To support, train and signpost those in recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol, increasing their self esteem, confidence and skills in order that they can move on with their lives..
  • Overview

    Established: January 1999

    Registered Charity Number: 1092735

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 10

    Phone number: 01202 309999

    Address: Vita Nova Theatre Company The Bourne Spring Centre St Marys Road Bournemouth BH1 4QP

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  • Writer in Residence

    The effect of writing on our service users, who are recovering from drug and alcohol addic... More