Category Archives: Getting involved

Kristianne of DIY Southampton shares why she’s supporting the fundraiser

Like Devin I’ve used the Art House Café as a safe place to wait for someone, or to make new friends in a safe and friendly environment (thank you The Science Room r.i.p.), or to watch performances or just as … Continue reading

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Estelle Clarke shares why her show 110mph is donating proceeds to The Art House

Why my share of ticket sales for “110 m.p.h.” is going to The Art House in Southampton: Everywhere you go, tributes pour in for the Art House. Last night at the Nuffield Southampton Theatres for Apples and Snakes South East, … Continue reading

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Local writer Nazneen Ahmed shares why she is supporting our Fundraiser

I’m trying to force myself to imagine a Southampton without the Art House, and I can’t, I really can’t. There isn’t anywhere else like it. When I first moved to Southampton I thought it was a brutal, unfriendly place. I … Continue reading

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Devin’s thoughts on the fundraiser

Devin joined our paid crew in 2016 as a weekend café co-ordinator and took on an admin role a year later in the midst of a very difficult sudden bereavement. In January 2019 he was appointed as a director. He … Continue reading

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Musings after the first SALON!

Jani here! Hi! Last night was a blast and the room was full of laughter at SALON! Here chilling in bed at sunrise remembering it all, I also feel so proud of the range of performers, art forms and topics … Continue reading

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Summer fundraiser update

Summer is the usual rollercoaster here as we do some fundraising to cover our quiet season alongside doing events, vegan shakes and sundaes and some gorgeous cakes. People often ask why we need to fundraise as well as running the … Continue reading

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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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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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Did Ziggy get the shave?

We passed the halfway mark on Saturday evening thanks to a last minute £50 donation from one of our regulars 🙂 Here is the livestream on Facebook of the moment it happened – and Ziggy getting a head shave to celebrate! Having … Continue reading

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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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