Category Archives: Our history
Why The Art House? Good question!
I popped in on Sunday just as we were opening to make this short film about The Art House and about my personal reasons for being involved in founding and running this lovely place. The video is a submission for … Continue reading
Fooling da robberz
So, anyhoo, we can’t go into details about our security in this public forum, but this is a thank you to everyone who, over 2 years ago, helped us raise money to make The Art House more secure…. Here’s Jani … Continue reading
Show off your TRUE colours!
Has anyone else noticed that come the new year, everything suddenly seems like it could do with a spruce up? The process of renewal seems to get particularly frantic in January, especially on a sunny day like today. The Art … Continue reading
Directors coffee at The Coffee Rooms
A lot of our crew meetings tend to happen in other coffee shops or cafes, to give us a chance to take some time to review what we’re doing in a fresh environment. It also gives us an opportunity to … Continue reading
Not a good start to the day :(
We came in this morning to find the upstairs had been broken into and a (relatively small) amount of cash stolen. The police have been great and we're lucky nothing else was stolen or damaged. It's more an annoyance than … Continue reading
More Monday Meanderings
….or, the never-ending toilet (ahahaaahahaaahaaa) Seriously. It is STILL not done!! Due to delays with the snow in the first week of January, work now needs to be done during quiet times, or when we’re shut. The result is rather … Continue reading
Snow – yay! We think!
Well, we’re getting there although all building work seems to take about 10 times longer than you ever think it’s going to…. Of course our builder, Chris, travels from Portsmouth (by reused veggie oil-powered car) every day, so we’re crossing … Continue reading
Day 8 – Wednesday 1st April
The kitchen wall is up….. and Tom the Builder doesn’t have to goback to jury service, so he can work for the next three days!Whoooooooooop! Our ‘regular’ builder, Chris, has headed to London today for theClimate protests – I’ve been … Continue reading
Metamorphosis – Day 7
What a fun day! We had LOADS of volunteers, plus Tom the Builder and the electricians and it feels like lots got done today. The kitchen is partially built, thanks to Tom being able to come in and he should … Continue reading
Metamorphosis DAY 4 Saturday 28 March 2009
I’ve decided there is a more doom job than taking off woodchipwallpaper. This more doom job is none other than scraping grout andglue off floorboards. That said, I think zigz and I needed a relaxingcouple of hours scraping and singing … Continue reading