A little gratitude

Two years ago we were readying ourselves to fundraise for our future, and in Feb 2020 we raised £25K to support a change in direction to a more venue-based business model. Less than a month later, the pandemic closed our doors for most of the next 16 months.

Like so many others, we had to adapt! Today we run a social centre and arts space to keep our community fed, warm, connected and entertained through these challenging times.

Thank you to everyone who has kept us going over the past two years, moving us from what felt in some ways like a hopeless position to feeling truly useful through the pandemic and beyond.

For now, we continue to run community café events three days a week, a community pantry four times weekly and events online and off.

Who knows what the future will bring, but we’re so grateful to still be here ❤️

About janifranck

Artist, activist, founding director of The Art House in Southampton.
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