Category Archives: Getting involved

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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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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Local Legend Ash Ellis shares why they are supporting the fundraiser

The Art House is truly an amazing thing; they’ve always been an eco and LGBT friendly and all around conscious place and there’s nothing like it in Southampton. Out of my 170-something shows I know at least 30 of them … 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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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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