Category Archives: Community news & views

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle but most of all: RESIST.

Jani here! I want to address the notion that we can stop climate change with small, consumer-based collective action. Now – I do take individual actions and always have, mainly because I’m white, able-bodied, in good health and middle class … Continue reading

Posted in Behind the scenes, Community news & views, Our philosophy

Jani-finally-went-off-the-deep-end-about-Southampton yesterday

Yesterday, Jani saw a post following what sounded like a great event at the new Tiger Yard, talking about what kind of city Southampton would be.  In it, the post-er of the post said The Art House was great but … Continue reading

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I kept meaning to go in…… a eulogy for another favourite place

We hear this phrase a lot when we go out and folks realise where we’re from. ‘Oh The Art House!  I’ve heard of that – I keep meaning to come in’ Bik and I joke that, if we had a … Continue reading

Posted in Community news & views, Future plans, Getting involved, Uncategorized

Jani’s post-election thoughts and a call to action!

Well, that’s that over with, and however you’re feeling about that election result, it feels like there’s a lot of energy out there right now. Energy that can be channelled by each of us to make the world the way … Continue reading

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Community news: Creative Slam! 14 December 2014, Eastleigh

A Unique Interactive Music/Art Exhibition to be held at The Courthouse arts space in Eastleigh on the 14/12/2014. The Courthouse in Eastleigh was the former magistrates court, now its been converted into a community arts space that will play host … Continue reading

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There are no passengers on planet Earth, only crew.

Ultimately, the whole purpose of our space programme may well be to help us “transcend our sense of separation.” We are, as the man says, quite literally, stardust, but there are so many forces trying to separate us from this … Continue reading

Posted in Community news & views, Our philosophy, Sustainable living

“There are people creating things just outside your window.”

<rant> We have huge admiration for the comics (and a musician) who came and performed last night to an audience of… two! (Who had a very surreal and exclusive show.) Despite the crowd being outnumbered by the performers, they put … Continue reading

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Jani’s top 10 inspirational films

I thought I’d share some of the most inspirational films I could think of – ones to watch and feel motivated and encouraged to get out there, live your truth and change the world! Here they are, in no particular order…. … Continue reading

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Poetry, music and a mechanical maid. Oh yes, it’s that time again!

You know we can’t just do things the ordinary way here at The Art House. Why have a run-of-the mill night, with a run-of-the mill host, when you can have a mechanical maid? Exactly.  We knew you’d get it. Moving … Continue reading

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The Power of Pop-Ups.

Recently, a terrific, unfunded not-for-profit cultural venture, came to a close that breathed life for a while into The Wool House (the former maritime museum near Town Quay) as a ‘pop-up’ arts space with the blessing of Southampton City Council. … Continue reading

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