Category Archives: Fundraising

Covid update Monday 3 August

The Art House is continuing to offer online events, including live music streamed from our House to yours in August, food deliveries and kerbside collections and a community pantry with pay-as-you-feel groceries and chilled meals. We will be pausing food … Continue reading

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Update for the last week of July

Jani here – another week of this weird time done. This week we: Ran three online streamed shows to a total of 114 households. Fed 21 households in Southampton and Totton with our deliveries of meals, including some paid forward … Continue reading

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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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Sunday 31 May update #covid19 #lockdown

The Art House doors won’t be opening again until it is safe to open. Our aim at the present moment is to empower and support people to #stayhome as much as possible by bringing meals, entertainment and connection from our … Continue reading

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A little reminder that we aren’t just a café, that we exist as a place to promote grassroots art and positive social change and we’re always going to speak up on important issues, justice, oppression, the rise of the far … Continue reading

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Pandemic closure update – our house to your house

It feels like a few lifetimes ago we sent out an email to say that our fundraiser had been a success. To those who have supported us and helped us reach that goal – know that your funds have been … Continue reading

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Fundraising and the current Covid-19 slump

WE DID IT! In February 2020 we raised an amazing £25000 to meet our shortfall for 2019-20 and save our venue, plus give us breathing room for making changes to our business model and secure our future. A big part … Continue reading

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Bik here – fundraising update!

Friends, Just in case you hadn’t heard .. WE DID IT!! When we set out just 4 weeks ago to raise £25,000 for The Art House we did so with hope, but also with the knowledge that such a sum … Continue reading

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We did it – or more precisely, YOU did!

At 8.35pm last night, we had raised an amazing £18,500 with donations still pouring in. Then, an anonymous donor topped our fund up to the target at the very last moment! We have now raised the £25000 we needed and … Continue reading

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Gratitude!

We’re all so grateful for the donations and the people who have come in to use the space and support us this month! As a result of the fundraiser, things are looking up for The Art House and we’ve managed … Continue reading

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