Category Archives: Behind the scenes

What’s changed? 2021 update

In early 2020, before the pandemic, we held a fundraiser to allow us to step back, repurpose and redesign how we ran The Art House. You can watch us talking about this here We raised £25K at the end of … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to our Community Pantry!

One year ago, we had our first delivery of surplus food diverted from waste and set up a stall outside our space, which was still closed due to the first lockdown. Since then we have redistributed more than 12 tonnes of … Continue reading

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Can you support our pantry and help us make a difference?

Our community pantry makes a difference every week during these difficult times. Since last summer, we’ve been sourcing good quality, in-date  food that would otherwise go to waste and redistributing it to our local community via our pantry. The pantry … Continue reading

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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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New Year’s Eve 2020

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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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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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Update for 22 August and plans!

It is getting chillier and meeting up outside is becoming harder as the weather changes. We are committed to keeping our community safe, we also recognise the importance of creative and social events for wellbeing. Our space is being rearranged … Continue reading

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Covid update Monday 3 August

The Art House is continuing to offer online events, including live music streamed from our House to yours in August, food deliveries and kerbside collections and a community pantry with pay-as-you-feel groceries and chilled meals. We will be pausing food … Continue reading

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Update for the last week of July

Jani here – another week of this weird time done. This week we: Ran three online streamed shows to a total of 114 households. Fed 21 households in Southampton and Totton with our deliveries of meals, including some paid forward … Continue reading

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