Category Archives: Fundraising

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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Happy birthday to our Community Pantry!

One year ago, we had our first delivery of surplus food diverted from waste and set up a stall outside our space, which was still closed due to the first lockdown. Since then we have redistributed more than 12 tonnes of … Continue reading

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Can you support our pantry and help us make a difference?

Our community pantry makes a difference every week during these difficult times. Since last summer, we’ve been sourcing good quality, in-date  food that would otherwise go to waste and redistributing it to our local community via our pantry. The pantry … Continue reading

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About our Community Pantry

Our community pantry is open to all and provides by-donation vegan (and occasionally veggie) food each week. We believe that access to healthy food is a basic human right and our pantry is an act of solidarity, not charity. 🧺 … Continue reading

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COVID update November

Update: our community pantry is expanding! During lockdown we will have even more veggie and vegan groceries and freshly prepared ready meals available on a pay as you feel basis, 12.30-4pm Weds – Saturday. We will close this Friday 6/11 … Continue reading

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Culture Recovery Fund #HereForCulture

We are relieved and delighted to announce that we have today been offered a grant from the Arts Council England culture recovery fund. This means we can repurpose our activities and space to make our music and other performance events … Continue reading

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