Author Archives: janifranck

About janifranck

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

Covid / Lockdown update January 2020

We have been in this week reassessing and rearranging the space and are reopening the Community Pantry at #Bunker178 on Thursday 14 January! We’ll be open for walk-in collection: Thursday 12.30-4pmFriday 12.30-4pmSaturday 12.30-4pm The pantry features vegan and veggie groceries, … Continue reading

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Ready, steady VACCINATE

We have been asked to help find volunteer marshals to assist with the vaccination programme in the SO16 area for a period of at least three months.PPE will be supplied and a full health risk assessment. Tea and coffee provided, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2020

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Covid update – Christmas and New Year

We will be closing our community pantry and meal service for 2 weeks from Monday 21 December to Wednesday 6 January, so that our crew can take a much needed break.Our current plan is to reopen the pantry on Wednesdays, … Continue reading

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About our Community Pantry

Our community pantry is open to all and provides by-donation vegan (and occasionally veggie) food each week. We believe that access to healthy food is a basic human right and our pantry is an act of solidarity, not charity. 🧺 … Continue reading

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What’s on for the rest of November 2020 aka Lockdown 2.0

TLDR version: Our community pantry is going to be bigger, all are welcome to visit Weds, Thurs, Sat & Sunday weekly from 12.30-4pm for pay-as-you-feel vegan meals & groceries. Our Sunday roasts are available to GO this weekend! We have … Continue reading

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COVID update November

Update: our community pantry is expanding! During lockdown we will have even more veggie and vegan groceries and freshly prepared ready meals available on a pay as you feel basis, 12.30-4pm Weds – Saturday. We will close this Friday 6/11 … Continue reading

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Culture Recovery Fund #HereForCulture

We are relieved and delighted to announce that we have today been offered a grant from the Arts Council England culture recovery fund. This means we can repurpose our activities and space to make our music and other performance events … Continue reading

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Covid update

Covid update. Today’s announcement by the govt about earlier closing times for pubs etc will not impact our planned activities as we already had an earlier finish time to reduce contact. In addition, we have 2m distant seating, staggered booking … Continue reading

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Covid update for mid September

Covid update: We are keeping an eye on the infection rate numbers locally and taking all the precautions as we work to provide a non-commercial, affordable / by donation space for people to meet safely, obtain healthy vegan food and … Continue reading

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