Category Archives: Getting involved

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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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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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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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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