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Out of the Mouths of Babes…

We hope anyone who steps into the magical world of Citadel Arts has a wonderful time, which is why we think it's super important that we ask everyone if they enjoyed their Citadel Arts experience. Here's what some of our younger audience members had to say... More

Step into the Magical World of Citadel Arts

    Throughout October over 300 children and families stepped through the doors of our town centre Pop Up to be transported into the magical world of Citadel Arts.         Across two weeks of amazing performances, families flew across the skies of London, clowned around with I-Pads, ... More

Magic Can Happen Anywhere

Here at Citadel Arts we're proving that great theatre really can happen anywhere. Just last month over 300 children and families stepped through the doors of our town centre Pop Up to be transported into the magical world of Citadel Arts.  Across two weeks of amazing performances, families flew across the skies of London, clowned around ... More

Alcohol Awareness and Commission Brief Call Out

Citadel Arts Children & Families Agency and Cultured, St Helens Local Cultural Education Partnership and St Helens Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Team are jointly commissioning an alcohol awareness project to tackle the issue of teenage alcohol consumption in St Helens. Citadel Arts: Previously operating The Citadel Arts Centre, ... More

From Drab to Fab…

In just a few short weeks the Citadel Arts team have managed to transform an empty Town Centre shop into a magical theatre space for children and families. Across two weeks of amazing performances, families flew across the skies of London, clowned around with I-Pads, paid a visit to the spooky home of the Raddlesham Mumps,  became ... More

Citadel re-launches with programme for children and families

After sadly closing the Citadel Arts Centre in June, Citadel has relaunched with a new name, CITADEL ARTS and a new remit to present an outstanding arts programme for children and families in St Helens.  This means that Citadel Arts will be popping up in unexpected and non-traditional spaces across St Helens with a programme that has ... More

The St Helens Youth Theatre needs your votes to bag a share of Tesco’s community fund

We are absolutely delighted to announce that the St Helens Youth Theatre have been shortlisted to receive a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags for Help Initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 awarded to local community projects. We are one ... More

The Citadel is Changing

Fay Lamb, Chief Executive of the Citadel Arts Centre has revealed it is with a heavy heart that the Citadel building will close on 30th June 2019. The announcement will shock many, but Citadel Management and Board have known for some time that the numbers don’t add up when it comes to ever decreasing arts funding and have tried everyth... More

Half Term Family Fun at the Citadel

October Half Term is just around the corner, so if you're looking for ways to keep the whole family entertained, don't worry because the Citadel's got it covered. With an interactive, scientific adventure and a family music gig that brings tunes from both sides of the Atlantic we've definitively got something to keep everyone happy. Tickets ... More

St Helens Youth Theatre set to begin exciting new project

The St Helens Youth Theatre are about to start work on their next project thanks to generous donations raised from our recent crowdfunding campaign. We set our selves a target of £500 and thanks to your generosity we have raised an astonishing £800!! This money is being used to fund our next project celebrating 150 years of St ... More