Blog Timeline

  • October 24, 2017

    Big Imaginations Festival Has Come To Town

      At the weekend we had our first Big Imaginations Festival show, and what a show it was!     Catapluf's Musical Journey had the entire audience dancing in their seats and shaking their Shaker Music Makers in time to ...More
  • October 16, 2017

    Pay What You Decide for Catapluf's Musical Journey

    This weekend the Big Imaginations Festival comes to St Helens with Catapluf's Musical Journey. Come and Join Adriano Adewale on Sunday 22nd October as he explores the rhythms and sounds of the world with Catapluf, whose imagination takes ...More
  • September 26, 2017

    A Spooktacular Treat is Coming to the Citadel this Halloween

               The Big Imaginations Festival is coming to St Helens from 22nd - 29th October and with it comes these Fairytales Gone Bad!!     We all have our favourite tales of princes, princesses, wolves and ...More
  • September 21, 2017

    Families Get Creative to the Music of Catapluf's Musical Journey

    Families came together to enjoy a wonderful workshop this week at Chester Lane Library.   Using the music from Catapluf's Musical Journey children and adults painted along to the music, exploring the themes and moods of the ...More
  • September 13, 2017

    Award-winning Poet launches the Big Imaginations Festival with exclusive poem for children and families

    Theatre is a Rhythm Walking Child was exclusively performed by Joseph Coelho marking the launch of the 2017 Big Imaginations Festival Saturday 19 August saw award-winning poet Joseph Coelho launch the Big Imaginations Festival at Just ...More
  • September 4, 2017

    The 39 Steps set to thrill audiences this weekend

    What better way to kick off our Autumn/Winter season than with this fantastic stage adaptation of Alfred Hithcock's classic Spy Thriller. Tickets are selling fast so make sure you book your tickets now. 4 actors, 50 characters, 100 ...More
  • September 1, 2017

    Exciting New Season Ahead at the Citadel

    The Citadel’s next season is packed with some familiar faces, exciting new ventures, and the very best live entertainment that St Helens has to offer.  Here are just a few of the season highlights to give you a taste of what’s to ...More
  • September 1, 2017

    We've launched our Catalyst Evolve Campaign

      St Helens arts centre and charity, the Citadel, is launching a new fundraising appeal which will see every donation, between now and August 2019, doubled by the Arts Council. The fundraising appeal will raise money to enable ...More
  • February 23, 2017

    Chairman of the Citadel awarded MBE in New Years Honours List.

    Kevin Jones, the Chairman of the Citadel Board of Trustees is ‘astounded, humbled and totally amazed’ after being awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Years Honours List. Kevin has volunteered for the Citadel for 8 years as a board ...More