Category Archives: Community news & views

Event announcement: Southampton Seed Swap, Sun 12 March 2023

Over the past century we have lost 97% of our vegetable varieties in the UK alone. A handful of corporations now control a quarter of the world’s entire seed market – the very same corporations that are pushing their GM … Continue reading

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Gig Announcement – Andrew O’Neill returns to The Art House!

Andrew O’Neill – We Are Not In The Least Afraid Of Ruins; We Carry A New World In Our Hearts Thursday 27 April, 8pm – tickets from £14.70 early release (low waged subsidised tickets £6) Andrew O’Neill is hopeful, and … Continue reading

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That annoying friend who sees all the big bands before they get big

You know that friend who can boast that they saw an act before they became famous, in a small venue where they were up close and got to have a chat afterwards? Thing is, you only get to be that … Continue reading

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Gig Announcement! Pip Summers acoustic music showcase

Come on down to the Art House and join Pip Summers and friends for an evening of stripped-back acoustic sets from some of the best songwriters and musicians that Southampton has to offer! Pip Summers Southampton-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Pip Summers … Continue reading

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We have a problem

We had a lovely person who came to The Art House to use our Pantry for the first time last Thursday – they’d just arrived in the city from the West Country. They split up with their family some time … Continue reading

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We’ve added new shows to our listings!

Take a look here for the new things we’ve just added

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How to get free live streams from our House to yours!

When the lockdowns were coming to an end and restrictions lifted, a lot of online shows and options to join live events online disappeared. Our audience let us know that they would really miss being able to join us from … Continue reading

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Event Announcement: Twenty-Eight book launch & Q&A

In May 1988 a law was passed that made ‘promotion’ of LGBTQI+ identities illegal across the United Kingdom. Until the early 2000s, young queer people in the UK grew up in the shadow of this oppressive law. Now, 22 years … Continue reading

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5 ways to support small venues post Covid restrictions

Music Venues are still struggling – here are some ways you can help.

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Community night – cooking, eating and swapping clothes!

A friendly, welcoming community night where we come together to reduce waste by preparing food that would otherwise be wasted – and swapping unwanted clothes. Come and help cook some soups and chilled meals for our pantry, enjoy a meal … Continue reading

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