Category Archives: Getting involved

That annoying friend who sees all the big bands before they get big

You know that friend who can boast that they saw an act before they became famous, in a small venue where they were up close and got to have a chat afterwards? Thing is, you only get to be that … Continue reading

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We have a problem

We had a lovely person who came to The Art House to use our Pantry for the first time last Thursday – they’d just arrived in the city from the West Country. They split up with their family some time … Continue reading

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We’ve added new shows to our listings!

Take a look here for the new things we’ve just added

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How to get free live streams from our House to yours!

When the lockdowns were coming to an end and restrictions lifted, a lot of online shows and options to join live events online disappeared. Our audience let us know that they would really miss being able to join us from … Continue reading

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5 ways to support small venues post Covid restrictions

Music Venues are still struggling – here are some ways you can help.

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Community night – cooking, eating and swapping clothes!

A friendly, welcoming community night where we come together to reduce waste by preparing food that would otherwise be wasted – and swapping unwanted clothes. Come and help cook some soups and chilled meals for our pantry, enjoy a meal … Continue reading

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Support Our Community Pantry this Christmas – spread the Festive Cheer!

Are you looking to spread some comfort and joy this season? Look no further than our “Pay forward a hot drink and mince pie“. For just £4, you can cover the cost of a hot drink and a delicious mince … Continue reading

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Community Pantry – how you can help, what we need

Our pantry is supported by our regular Patreon community and by folks ‘paying forward‘ on a one-off basis. Want to support us with non-cash donations? That’s also very helpful, but please read this first! Donations of food and essentials can … Continue reading

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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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Regular drop-ins and events at The Art House

Wednesday 2 – 4pmOur pantry will be in the entryway, drop by and pick up groceries and make a donation if you can. Reduce food waste, save money and support The Art House! Wednesday 6 – 9pmCommunity cafe drop-in, groups … Continue reading

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