Category Archives: Future plans

What makes us different

Things The Art House does differently as a nonprofit arts space as opposed to a commercial café – aka why we need donations on top of our café revenue to fund our space: * We provide space to groups to use on … Continue reading

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New Directors!

We have some really exciting news! On Thursday 17 January, we appointed two new Directors, taking our team from three to five. Devin Valentine has been a cafe co-ordinator here since Mary 2016 and this year took on more admin, volunteer … 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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A quick financial update from Jani

As we put out a call for Patrons earlier in the year, being very transparent with our finances, I thought it was time for an update on how that’s going. The Art House will cost an estimated £188000 this year to … Continue reading

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We have 130 Patrons!

A quick fundraising update from our appeal for 300 Patrons to stablise the income of The Art House and ensure our future. Huge thanks to all who have contributed so far! If you would like to find out more about … Continue reading

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I kept meaning to go in…… a eulogy for another favourite place

We hear this phrase a lot when we go out and folks realise where we’re from. ‘Oh The Art House!  I’ve heard of that – I keep meaning to come in’ Bik and I joke that, if we had a … Continue reading

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Could Southampton’s Creative Community use more space?

This week, we visited the empty space above what was The Old Fat Cat pub, between us and the proposed new arts complex site. We met with Cllr Simon Letts who is proposing using of the three storeys of old … Continue reading

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Sunny weather & we’re the Marie Celeste!!

Ah, the first few sunny days each year and suddenly all the volunteers are busy and customers are scarce! It’s at times like these we wish we could move ahead with our roof garden dream….. the flat roof above the … Continue reading

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