Independent Arts has 29 years' experience of providing creative activities to older people and community groups. Through our Workshops for Wellbeing programme, we offer a range of activities, which can be delivered to a variety of clients in both residential homes and community settings.

We work hard to provide trained, skilled and talented practitioners for our clients. All our practitioners are DBS checked and covered by Independent Arts' insurance.

We are constantly developing the selection of activities we can provide. Find out more through the links below.

Creative writing

Get creative with iPads

Movement and chair-based exercise

Music performance


SingAbout and Soundbeam


Visual Arts and Craft

One to one sessions


"I think my best Practitioner experience was seeing an elderly gentleman who had severe dementia and only felt safe with a blanket over his head, gradually emerge from hiding and start singing with me."

Margaret Jones, music practitioner


"When you're singing, you're not disabled."

Care home resident

Did you know?

Our practitioners deliver over 2000 activities sessions per year (40+ per week) to residential homes and other centres on the Isle of Wight.

Workshops for Wellbeing blog

For more information on how our workshops provide quality of life through quality arts, please read our blog.

For general enquiries, or to discuss your requirements, please
contact us

SingAbout (pic by Keila Potticary)

Creative Writing: Henry Bear


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