Venue Hire

The Citadel has established an excellent reputation as a regional events venue resulting in it being shortlisted as Best Performance Venue at The Mersey Partnerships Tourism Awards in 2007, 2008 & 2009.

We can cater for a wide spectrum of events for all interests from: Music, theatre, comedy, film, dance, fine art, small meetings and large events.

With a bar, balcony, meeting rooms, dance studio and auditorium offering state of the art sound and lighting facilities, we can help to meet all your event requirements.

The Citadel Arts Centre has developed relationships with numerous local, regional and national organisations who have benefitted from the Citadel’s unique specialist expertise and customer service while hosting fantastic events and supporting a vital local arts organisation.

Our hire rates are very competitive, plus there are a range of additional services available including marketing support, technical services and specialist catering.

Room Hire

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 rates, professional service and warm welcome!

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

  • Citadel Auditorium – for your conference or event
    – Capacity 161 seated/ 307 standing
    – Seating or standing option
    – Hearing induction loop installed
    – Full stage lighting, sound and stage management system
  • Lynex Hopkins Gallery – inspiring space for meetings
    – Capacity 50
  • Dance Studio – for activities and workshops
    – Capacity 30

For all venue/room hire enquiries please email Fay Lamb on