Category Archives: Our crew

Week ‘off’ clear out and hopeful news

Last week was a good chance for a proper clear out – thanks Devin for rehoming furniture and crockery/kitchenware to folks who needed it and John for sorting the basement and kitchen! We feel ready for a new month and … Continue reading

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The trans person was too angry on Facebook

Jani here. Just had a long term supporter of The Art House say he’s not supporting us any more because I was visibly angry at a TERF on one of our posts a few days back (and I was angry, … 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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Gratitude!

We’re all so grateful for the donations and the people who have come in to use the space and support us this month! As a result of the fundraiser, things are looking up for The Art House and we’ve managed … Continue reading

Posted in Fundraising, Future plans, Our crew

Former volunteer Emily shares why The Art House is important to her

I volunteered at the Art House between the ages of 15 and 18. My world widened pretty drastically. I gained friends and life and work experience that I am still holding on to. It was a refuge for me through … 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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New Directors!

We have some really exciting news! On Thursday 17 January, we appointed two new Directors, taking our team from three to five. Devin Valentine has been a cafe co-ordinator here since Mary 2016 and this year took on more admin, volunteer … 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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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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Sorry, we won’t serve you……

English law on alcohol sales is very clear – licensed premises are not allowed to serve somebody who is already intoxicated. However, a study showed that in 84% cases of attempts by actors pretending to be drunk, they were served in … Continue reading

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