Community projects

SingAbout tea-break

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

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

Creative Futures

Creative Futures: Training volunteers to deliver creative sessions to isolated individuals in care homes. Find out more.

Singing for Breathing

Singing for Breathing: our new weekly sessions every Friday in Newport to aid respiratory health. Find out more.




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

Intergenerational projects


AfterWARds, an intergenerational creative arts project 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…

Getting creative with iPads

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



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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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Young Writers

NEW! Young Writers is our weekly writing group for budding writers aged 16–24, starting in Newport Saturday 6 February 2016. Find out more.

NEW East Cowes and Lake groups for SingAbout.

SingAbout Lake poster

NEW Singing for Breathing sessions every Friday in Newport.

New Patron for Independent Arts

We are delighted to announce that Edana Minghella is Independent Arts' newest Patron

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