Community projects

SingAbout tea-break

SingAbout: our free singing-for-wellbeing groups take place weekly in East Cowes, Newport, Freshwater, Ryde and Ventnor. Find out more.

Creative Café. Get creative over a cuppa every Monday in Newport! Find out more.

InTouch logo

InTouch is our project assisting older people in getting the best creative use from iPads and other tablets. Find out more.




iCreate is our creative support service to charities and not for profit organisations. Find out more.

Intergenerational projects


AfterWARds, our intergenerational creative arts project, is designed to enhance public understanding of the impact of war on the lives of service personnel. Find out more.

Our workshops

Our workshops

Our practitioners deliver a range of creative workshops to clients in residential homes and in the community…

iPad reminiscence

… Sessions include music, chair-based exercise, art and crafts, reminiscence and getting creative with iPads. Find out more.


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NEW East Cowes and Lake groups for SingAbout.

SingAbout East Cowes


We are delighted to announce that Edana Minghella is Independent Arts' newest Patron. Click here for our news page.


Getting Creative in Care: A Toolkit for Activities Co-ordinators, based on our vast experience of delivering creative sessions in care homes, is now available as a pdf download. Details here.

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