Category Archives: Community news & views

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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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 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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