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Room Hire

Room Hire Opportunities

Hire a room in the Citadel Arts Centre for your meeting, activity, conference, seminar, party or event.

Join the growing number of people who choose the Citadel due to its unique setting, convenient location, flexibility, reasonable dates, professional service and warm welcome!

  • Citadel Auditorium – for your conference or event

  • Lynex Hopkins Gallery – inspiring space for meetings

  • Dance Studio – for activities and workshops

“We regularly use the Citadel for meetings and are delighted with the service - the staff are really helpful and we are never disappointed with our experience”.
Cath Shea - Principal Arts Officer, St.Helens Council

“I regularly attend meetings at the Citadel and am always pleasantly surprised by the venue. Their customer service is excellent with a well run box office and reception that is always ready with a warm welcome”.
Lorraine Simpson - Marketing Services Manager, St.Helens Council


To book the Auditorium contact Fay Lamb on 01744 762 304 or email

Suite Capacity Dimensions Natural Daylight Price
Lynex Hopkins Gallery 50 28'2" x 19'8" No £18 per hour
Citadel Auditorium 161 seated 307 standing 32'7" x 30'0" No Call for enquiries
Dance Studio 30 31'11" x 18'2" Yes £15 per hour

Conference Facilities & Connectivity

  • Sound system in the auditorium
  • Seating or standing option within the auditorium
  • Hearing induction loop installed in the auditorium
  • Full stage lighting and stage management system in the auditorium

Other Facilities

  • On street parking: 4 disabled parking spaces
  • Disabled access: fully accessible stage
  • Disabled access: fully accessible ground floor with lift access to all floors and a disabled toilet on ground floor and first floor level

Photo Gallery

Here are some images of the rooms available for hire at The Citadel.

Auditorium: Stage View

Auditorium: Upper Tier

Dance Studio

Dance Studio

Lynex Hopkins Room

Lynex Hopkins Room

Getting Here

Situated in the heart of the town centre, The Citadel is St.Helens' only arts centre which develops its own artistic performance programme covering a variety of art forms, alongside education/outreach work and community projects.

Distance from Manchester City Centre: 20 miles / 32 KM
Distance from Liverpool City Centre: 10 miles / 16 KM
Distance from Manchester Airport: 28.6 miles/ 46 KM
Distance from Liverpool John Lennon Airport: 9.4 miles/ 15.2 KM
Nearest motorway junction and distance: M62 jct. 7, 3.3 miles/ 5.4 KM
Nearest mainline rail station & distance: St Helens Central on the Liverpool (Lime Street) to Wigan, Preston and Blackpool line 0.3 miles / 0.5 KM