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Covid update

Covid update. Today’s announcement by the govt about earlier closing times for pubs etc will not impact our planned activities as we already had an earlier finish time to reduce contact. In addition, we have 2m distant seating, staggered booking … Continue reading

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Update for 22 August and plans!

It is getting chillier and meeting up outside is becoming harder as the weather changes. We are committed to keeping our community safe, we also recognise the importance of creative and social events for wellbeing. Our space is being rearranged … Continue reading

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Community Pantry

We have recently started a community pantry with food from Fareshare. Dates for the pantry are: Saturday 24 July 12-3pm alongside our Kerbside collection. Groceries, chilled meals and pay-as-you-feel takeaway and smoothies. Wednesday 28 July 12-3pm Veggies, fruit, bread and … Continue reading

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Our first tentative steps to reopening and the safety measures we have today

Update on our first kerbside collection today – it was steady and chilled, we sold out of the food we’d made and had a lovely time, it was so good to see some of our regulars after a 4 month … Continue reading

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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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An update on re-opening

An Art House update: Although pubs, cafes etc have been given the go-ahead to open from 4 July, we will continue with our delivery service and online events for the time being. We are primarily a performance venue and community … Continue reading

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We’re Zooming

Here’s the basic info for our Zoom events during quarantine: Events will happen on Zoom so we can all show love by staying apart. Hosted via The Art House Zoom account with one of our team providing tech support – … Continue reading

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Covid-19 community response

We have seen a government level response to the threat, and also individual actions recommended but as yet there is not community level response. This Community Actions Response is to encourage people to look out for one another and support … Continue reading

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It wasn’t the last fundraiser!

Since 2008, The Art House Southampton CIC (“a Community Interest Company is a business with social objectives whose surpluses are reinvested for that purpose rather than profits for shareholders and owners”) has been a vibrant grassroots hub of creativity in … 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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