We are a mostly-voluntary, love-filled, not-for-profit, quirky, slightly wonky, homegrown and 100% original, gallery|venue|cafe, that has been bringing inspiration, art, ethical organic food and creative joy to this diverse and wonderful city since 2008. We are an outspoken, truly-inclusive, safe space and a home-from-home for many.
Supported by donations from our amazing community, we continue to be a hub of grassroots creativity, with world-class performances, workshops, meetups and more that connect people through art and delicious veggie|vegan food.
* A jam-packed calendar of professional and amateur music, performance poetry, theatre and much more.
* Clubs and groups to join where you can share interests with like-minded folk
* Crafts, Zines, prints, books and original art by local artists for sale
* A preloved gender-neutral clothes Boutique
* An award-winning, licensed organic cafe, open daytimes and evenings for food and drink (click here for our opening times and menu)
Find out a bit more from some of our crew, in their own words:
So, if you are looking for a place that’s different from anywhere you’ve ever been, somewhere that thrives on the unexpected and unusual, you will feel very at home here. You’re welcome to just come in and look around, ask questions – and don’t forget, we have an upstairs too!
Here are the next up-coming ticketed events via our ticket agent, Eventbrite:
Friday 24 & Saturday 25 January
Jason Buck presents: Dark Norse SOLD OUT
Saturday 1 February
Click here for Facebook event
Thursday 6 February
Heads & Tales Storytellers presents: The Arabian Nights
An epic night with nine storytellers, doors 7.30pm, £6 on the door
Wednesday 5 February
British Psychological Society ‘Kindred’ film screening & Talk
7.30pm Free event – register here
Friday 14 February
SOLD OUT Jason Buck presents: Valentine Noire – Dark Heart stories and burlesque
Doors 7.30pm, show starts 8pm, tickets available here
Friday 21 February
Mighty Weiners gourmet vegan hot hog pop-up
7pm – 9.30pm
Thursday 28 May
Paul Richards presents: Harvey Greenfield is Running Late
One man theatre, doors 7.30pm, show starts 8pm, tickets available here
We don’t exist in isolation and one place doesn’t make a cultural city, so please go a see what else is happening in the City with these excellent services, and never miss a thing (because going out is the new staying in):