Community projects

SingAbout tea-break

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

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

InTouch logo

NEW! 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.

Youth projects

ACT logo

Accessing Creative Traineeships: trainee opportunity for young people not in employment, education or training. Find out more.

Intergenerational projects


NEW! 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.

And the winner is…

Isle of Wight Festival tickets winner Vicki Barber (right)

Congratulations to Vicki Barber (right) who scooped the prize of a pair of tickets to Isle of Wight Festival in our raffle. Details here.


Due to our expanding programmes, Independent Arts is seeking freelance creative practitioners, and also SingAbout group leaders.

For details of both, please see our Vacancies page.


NEW! 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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