Category Archives: Fundraising

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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RKP poet & painter talks about why they value The Art House

If you’re like me when it comes to all things art, then you’ll agree that The Art House is a home away from home. It’s a place where we’re not just able to enjoy beautiful cups of tea or food, but where … 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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Former volunteer Emily shares why The Art House is important to her

I volunteered at the Art House between the ages of 15 and 18. My world widened pretty drastically. I gained friends and life and work experience that I am still holding on to. It was a refuge for me through … Continue reading

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Aimee shares why they are supporting the fundraiser

listen my friends !!! we can’t lose this magical space !!! aside from the fact they employ me, the Art House was the very first place i found after moving away to university that truly felt like a safe place. … Continue reading

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A short film about our #notthelastfundraiser

Nat of Do Right Digital Ltd was in last week interviewing some of us about the fundraiser and filming in the space – here’s a short film telling you more about the past and future of The Art House: http://www.youtube.com/watchContinue reading

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Melanie, a regular, shares why The Art House is important

The Art House is many things but the main one is different, being a bit different myself it is hard to find a place outside of home where I feel I can just be myself without worry of judgement. Here, … Continue reading

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Seventeen reasons to Save The Art House – by Devin

Our newest Director, Devin, has been doing an (almost) daily reason why he thinks The Art House is worth saving. #1 We are one of very few places offering young people work experience where they are treated as equals and … Continue reading

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A generous gift of art from Swift Sketches

The Art House is a home to art and artists and we’ve been the subject of art, too, from paintings to poems to sketches in our doodle books. Robin of Swift Sketches has said they will generously donate these paintings … Continue reading

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