Category Archives: Fundraising

Community Pantry wishlist

We’ve restarted our community cooking sessions where we make enough food to enjoy together after cooking and stock up the community fridge! A lot of folks are experiencing not only food poverty, but also struggling with rising energy costs, so … 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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Covid update Monday 29/1/2022

Covid update: TLDR we won’t be dropping all our measures this week – because we’re still in a pandemic. We’re very glad to see infection rates falling and to have seen lower rates of hospitalisation and death in this latest … 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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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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About our Community Pantry

A one minute video introducing you to our Community Pantry and how you can support it. Find out more here

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Jani’s birthday!

Jani is one of the founding directors of The Art House and has been co-running the space since we started in 2008. It’s their birthday today and they have asked those wish to show some birthday love to do so … Continue reading

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An important change to our Patreon

Our community pantry and community cafe events have become very important services locally since the start of the pandemic. We anticipate that, with the end of the furlough scheme, drop in Universal Credit and rising prices of energy, fuel and … Continue reading

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What’s changed? 2021 update

In early 2020, before the pandemic, we held a fundraiser to allow us to step back, repurpose and redesign how we ran The Art House. You can watch us talking about this here We raised £25K at the end of … Continue reading

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