Author Archives: janifranck

About janifranck

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

Community Pantry wishlist

We’ve restarted our community cooking sessions where we make enough food to enjoy together after cooking and stock up the community fridge! A lot of folks are experiencing not only food poverty, but also struggling with rising energy costs, so … Continue reading

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Regular drop-ins and events at The Art House

Wednesday 2 – 4pmOur pantry will be in the entryway, drop by and pick up groceries and make a donation if you can. Reduce food waste, save money and support The Art House! Wednesday 6 – 9pmCommunity cafe drop-in, groups … Continue reading

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Performance events for the rest of May 2022

Friday 13 MayLexi Wolfe presents Baker Street Ladies Saturday 14 MayGood Habits alt-folk duo with support from Pegasuses  Friday 20 May Polly Gone Wrong folk/blues duo Saturday 21 May The Provincials & Rick FootAlt-classical Jazz Thursday 26 MayQuelle Chris & Wayne DJCHip … Continue reading

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Sapphic Cafe Spring Gathering

Sapphic Cafe returns to The Art House on Wednesday 11 May from 7 – 9pm It’s been a long winter, but the weather is changing and it’s time to get together for a chat and a nice cuppa. Sapphic Cafe … Continue reading

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Daisy Harvest for Herbalists Without Borders

We will be meeting up between 6 & 9pm on Wednesday 8 June 2022 for a daisy harvest! Register here to let us know you’re coming We need help harvesting daisies to make daisy oil for bruise ointment to be … Continue reading

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What’s on this week – 18 – 24 April 2022

We hope you’ve had a beautiful Easter bank holiday weekend, it’s been lovely seeing folks out and about in Southampton and the New Forest on our travels this weekend. We’re excited for our programme this week, two of our favourite … Continue reading

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Community meal and cooking session – Weds 20 April

We’re excited to hold another communally cooked meal at The Art House. Using food from our pantry, diverted from waste, we’ll cook and eat together and make enough to stock the community fridge and take home some too, if you … Continue reading

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What’s on April 2022

Saturday 16 April 2022, 12 – 9pm Our friends at Roots Vegan Street food will be in serving yummy things – drinks available from the cafe

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Seed Swap this Sunday

We’re glad to be slowly getting back to having events in the space after going quiet over midwinter. This one is particularly lovely to have back as the last one was just before everything went lockdowny in early 2020. Sunday … Continue reading

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February community pantry update

We seem to have arrived at the last week of February already, so it seems a good time to update you on pantry matters. This month we have seen an increase in people using the pantry as the drop in … Continue reading

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