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About arthousesouthampton

The Art House is a not-for-profit café, gallery and arts venue in the centre of Southampton. We are a place you can meet new people, meet up with friends or just come in by yourself. Our licensed café offers delicious organic lunches, Fairtrade tea and homemade cake. We also have a busy programme of events, workshops, and art exhibitions, a clothing and crafts boutique and lots more. Most of our crew are volunteers and you might even want to apply to join them. Come along and enjoy our unique, community run space.

What’s on March – May

Our latest what’s on guide is here! Thanks to our community, what looked like a dire situation has turned into a positive future and we have planned a lot of lovely events for you – be sure to come 🙂 … Continue reading

Posted in Community news & views, what's on

Fundraising gigs Ahoy!

Some lovely artists have offered their time to help us fundraise – here are the gigs  Saturday 29 February 2020 12 – 10pm Minifest featuring live art, spoken word and music Buy tickets for the evening event here Saturday 21 … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Fundraising

RKP poet & painter talks about why they value The Art House

If you’re like me when it comes to all things art, then you’ll agree that The Art House is a home away from home. It’s a place where we’re not just able to enjoy beautiful cups of tea or food, but where … Continue reading

Posted in Behind the scenes, Community news & views, Fundraising, Getting involved, Uncategorized

URGENT! Summer volunteers needed!

Summer really feels like it is coming and here at The Art House we are gearing up for a season on dairy free sundaes, picnics in the park, gorgeous seasonal salads and of course many, many events! As usual at … Continue reading

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Weekend volunteers needed! A special request

As you may already know, most of the people who work here at The Art House are volunteers. We are particularly in need of weekend and evening volunteers in the cafe at the moment, as well as people who are … Continue reading

Posted in Getting involved

A quick financial update from Jani

As we put out a call for Patrons earlier in the year, being very transparent with our finances, I thought it was time for an update on how that’s going. The Art House will cost an estimated £188000 this year to … Continue reading

Posted in Behind the scenes, Future plans, Getting involved

A bit of a turn for the worse

An update by Bik on our current family situation (if you haven’t been following our posts this summer, please click here for details) My Pops is made of sterling stuff, but his chemotherapy / uninvited guest, are taking their toll. Most … Continue reading

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We have 130 Patrons!

A quick fundraising update from our appeal for 300 Patrons to stablise the income of The Art House and ensure our future. Huge thanks to all who have contributed so far! If you would like to find out more about … Continue reading

Posted in Behind the scenes, Future plans, Getting involved, Our crew

Transfusions (Two different kinds.)

(By Bik) As you may know by now, my Dad has an uninvited guest growing on his pancreas which was spotted fairly early, fortunately.  You may have read about it when we put out our call for Patrons at the … Continue reading

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Grant Sharkey: A peek at 6/40 IGNORAMUS and a variety show!

Grant Sharkey will be trying out some new stuff from 6/40: IGNORAMUS on Thursday 23 July 2015 from 7.30pm in our downstairs cafe space. Cha Cha Boom Boom will be there too, doing some of her hilarious routines Winchester’s Cha … Continue reading

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