Category Archives: Getting involved

Weekend volunteers needed! A special request

As you may already know, most of the people who work here at The Art House are volunteers. We are particularly in need of weekend and evening volunteers in the cafe at the moment, as well as people who are … 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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Jani’s post-election thoughts and a call to action!

Well, that’s that over with, and however you’re feeling about that election result, it feels like there’s a lot of energy out there right now. Energy that can be channelled by each of us to make the world the way … Continue reading

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It’s not customer service: you are SEEN

Most companies run customer service training, and so do we. There’s a difference between what we do and what most places do, though. We train our crew to see people. Yes, that sounds obvious doesn’t it? The plague of our … Continue reading

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Art House wishlist for Spring!

Hello lovely supporters 🙂 We have quite a few things we need for Spring 2014 and, as you know, we always try to borrow, mend, make do or get secondhand before we buy new. If you can help with any … Continue reading

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