Category Archives: Community news & views

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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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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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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A little gratitude

Two years ago we were readying ourselves to fundraise for our future, and in Feb 2020 we raised £25K to support a change in direction to a more venue-based business model. Less than a month later, the pandemic closed our … Continue reading

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Inflation for ordinary people

We just shared this over on Facebook with a text description – adding it here as it’s important info to get out there. Our community pantry might be seen as somewhere that folks who are unhoused use, and yes we … Continue reading

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End of year pantry update & thank you

It’s the last day of 2021 so we thought we’d extend a thank you and give an update on our proudest achievement, our first full year running our community pantry, sharing surplus food on a pay-as-you-feel basis to cut down … Continue reading

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Transgender Day of Remembrance 20 November 2021

Local groups have arranged a vigil at the Queens peace fountain on the evening of 20 November 2021 from 7pm They will be holding space at the Peace Fountain and reading the names of those we have lost this year … Continue reading

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A reminder of why our pantry is so important right now

Jani here – I’ve just been catching up on emails after being in the kitchen making soup yesterday. I wanted to share one of them with you. I have also shared the recipe for the soup to our Patreon supporters … Continue reading

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Covid update

Quick #Covid update: we have never dropped masking or social distancing in our space, so we will continue to limit numbers, keep performance times short with ventilation breaks and encourage masking and lateral flow testing. We are keeping an eye … Continue reading

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