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Business Opportunities

The Citadel Arts Centre offers unique opportunities for businesses and the arts to work together to mutual benefit.

This does not have to involve large sums of money but can potentially offer fabulous returns.

Working with the Citadel you can increase your profile and promote your business or group while supporting a vital local arts organisation.

Over the past 21 years the Citadel has developed relationships with numerous local businesses offering services from corporate hire, event management, profile raising and sponsorship.

We will work with you to create tailor-made solutions designed to meet your specific needs.

Opportunities include:

  • Room Hire
  • Advertising
  • Event Services
  • Bespoke Opportunities
  • Sponsorship

We would be delighted to hear from potential new partners.

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 (capacity 161 seated / 307 standing) call for enquiries
  • Lynex Hopkins Gallery - inspiring space for meetings (capacity 50) £15 per hour
  • Dance Studio - for activities and workshops (capacity 30) £12 per hour

"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

To book the Auditorium contact Danny Woods on 01744 762303 or email

For all other room bookings contact Marie Rowlinson McGarry on 01744 762302 or email

Advertising Opportunities 

Reach 10,000 local residents throughout St.Helens and across Merseyside with your event or activity by advertising in the Citadel brochure.

  • Advertise from as little as £150
  • 3 to 6 month shelf life for adverts

To advertise with the Citadel contact Danny Woods on 01744 762303 or email

Bespoke & Event Opportunities

Event Services
Our experienced events management team can work with you to create special events that suit your needs.

The Citadel has worked with St.Helens Council to run stages at the St.Helens Festival and Christmas Light Switch On.

The Citadel has supplied performers for local events including the Citadel Sing Out Choir performing at launch of 'Dream'.

The Citadel has been the host venue for several conferences in St.Helens.

Bespoke Opportunities
Utilising our artistic expertise, we provide tailor-made, arts-based employee development initiatives like low-cost team-building and training exercises, or away-days.

For more information, please call Danny Woods on 01744 762303 or email

The Citadel can offer bespoke sponsorship opportunities for your organisation.

Sponsorship of the Citadel's artistic or community programme is the most high profile way of supporting us, whilst reaching targeted audiences. It is an excellent opportunity to give something back to the local community and raise your profile as a supporter of the arts.

  • Support a Citadel Season (Jan-March, April-Aug, Sept-Dec)
  • Support a Citadel Production (The Citadel's Community Pantomime The Snow Queen)
  • Support a Citadel Project ('Hands On' Youth Theatre, Wednesday Arts, 'Sing Out' Choir, Citadel Disability Writers)

Sponsorship rates are negotiable and as a Citadel sponsor we will work with you to create a tailored benefits package, which could include:

  • High profile branding
  • Free ticket allocation
  • Reduced price tickets for staff
  • Reduced advertising rates
  • Reduced room hire rates

To explore any potential opportunities further please contact Danny Woods on 01744 762303 or email