Category Archives: Community news & views

The trans person was too angry on Facebook

Jani here. Just had a long term supporter of The Art House say he’s not supporting us any more because I was visibly angry at a TERF on one of our posts a few days back (and I was angry, … Continue reading

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

Sunday 31 May update #covid19 #lockdown

The Art House doors won’t be opening again until it is safe to open. Our aim at the present moment is to empower and support people to #stayhome as much as possible by bringing meals, entertainment and connection from our … Continue reading

Posted in Behind the scenes, Community news & views, Fundraising, Future plans, Getting involved, Our crew, Our history, Outreach & community events

A little reminder that we aren’t just a café, that we exist as a place to promote grassroots art and positive social change and we’re always going to speak up on important issues, justice, oppression, the rise of the far … Continue reading

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Pandemic closure update – our house to your house

It feels like a few lifetimes ago we sent out an email to say that our fundraiser had been a success. To those who have supported us and helped us reach that goal – know that your funds have been … Continue reading

Posted in Community news & views, Events, Fundraising

What’s on March – May

Our latest what’s on guide is here! Thanks to our community, what looked like a dire situation has turned into a positive future and we have planned a lot of lovely events for you – be sure to come 🙂 … Continue reading

Posted in Community news & views, what's on

Bik here – fundraising update!

Friends, Just in case you hadn’t heard .. WE DID IT!! When we set out just 4 weeks ago to raise £25,000 for The Art House we did so with hope, but also with the knowledge that such a sum … Continue reading

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

We did it – or more precisely, YOU did!

At 8.35pm last night, we had raised an amazing £18,500 with donations still pouring in. Then, an anonymous donor topped our fund up to the target at the very last moment! We have now raised the £25000 we needed and … Continue reading

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Local Legend Ash Ellis shares why they are supporting the fundraiser

The Art House is truly an amazing thing; they’ve always been an eco and LGBT friendly and all around conscious place and there’s nothing like it in Southampton. Out of my 170-something shows I know at least 30 of them … Continue reading

Posted in Community news & views, Customer comments, Events, Fundraising, Getting involved

Heidi of Red Tent shares why The Art House is important to her

The New Forest and Southampton Red Tentwould not have grown so big or so strong without the support behind the scenes from Jani or from the Art House itself providing us with a home for many, many circles and events … Continue reading

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Anita shares ways to support The Art House

As you may have heard, the Art House needs your help. Please donate on their fundraiser, but come to events, drink their wonderful coffee and eat the marvellous food and cakes. Start this week, come to Moving Voices, donations for … Continue reading

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