Category Archives: Customer comments

Covid-19 and reopening update

#Covid update: The Art House is mainly a performance and arts venue and we are awaiting restrictions being lifted on indoor performance events and remaining closed. We are risk assessing and speaking to our community groups about when and how … 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

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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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Regular and Volunteer Clare shares why she is supporting the fundraiser

I can’t put into words how much I love these people and the work they do (most of them voluntarily) and the space they have created. The Art House (cic) in Southampton has a special place in my heart. It’s … Continue reading

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Albus Dumbledog shares (via his Mum) why he supports the fundraiser

Regulars Laura and David used to come in a few times a week with their very special dog, Eddie, who even had an Art House bandanna! (Now treasured as an Art House keepsake and sometimes worn by Alfie). Sadly, Eddie … Continue reading

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Regular Annie shares why she is supporting our #notthelastfundraiser

I really hope the Art House stays open, that’s where I met the friends I have now (all my previous friendships seemed to revolve around weed and other drugs) about 8 years ago. It’s ideal for a first date, (safe, … Continue reading

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Artist Jackie Eksi shares what The Art House has done for her

Over the years I’ve gone from occasional coffee drinker and art admirer to art exhibitor. From someone whose anxiety and dyslexia made me too scared to fill in application forms, to getting funding through the ‘a space arts’ Talent Development … Continue reading

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Local writer Nazneen Ahmed shares why she is supporting our Fundraiser

I’m trying to force myself to imagine a Southampton without the Art House, and I can’t, I really can’t. There isn’t anywhere else like it. When I first moved to Southampton I thought it was a brutal, unfriendly place. I … Continue reading

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2018 at The Art House

  I put together a little slideshow of photos from this last year – whew! We’ve had so many performances, workshops, meet-ups, celebrations, cakes, gorgeous new dishes, staff and volunteers… it has been quite an 11th year! One of the … Continue reading

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