Catch up with the latest news from Cardboard Citizens

The role of IAG Worker has recently kept me very busy trying to keep up with the raft of welfare reforms coming our way. As part of this, I’ve been keeping the staff team updated on the changes but it recently struck us that we really ought to be making sure you guys know the facts too!


We're proud to announce the success of our recent biennial gala fundraiser at Drapers Hall on 18th May. Hosted by Cardboard Citizens Ambassador Kate Winslet, A Night of Secret Beauty raised £147,200.

23.04.13Terry O'Leary

Last week Cardboard Citizens’ Glasshouse by Kate Tempest took to the road for a mini northern tour to Preston, Hull and Oxford.


Being the new girl in the office isn’t easy. Particularly when you know your time there is limited...and particularly when you are an American amongst Brits. For those I didn’t have the chance to meet, I am in my third year at The American University in Washington, D.C.


We had a grand time this past Saturday at the research and development workshop for The God Racket! Thanks to all of our participants for their thoughts and ideas about faith. Here are some great moments from the day.


March 27, World Theatre Day: where internationally, thespians and their compatriots take a moment to forthrightly celebrate their art.


There's nothing like some BIG, national press coverage to kick-start our week!

Cardboard Citizens' upcoming showcases of Glasshouse, our fundraising gala and our new home were all featured in a double-spread piece in the Independent on Sunday last weekend.

08.02.13Adrian Jackson MBE

A night at the theatre, Cardboard Citizens style.

Company Ambassador Kate Winslet visited Cardboard Citizens’ new premises at 77A Greenfield Road, Whitechapel prior to our move this weekend. She delighted Members of Cardboard Citizens' ACT NOW programme by attending our Monday night drama workshop at the Brady Arts Centre.

She's performing her unique blend of spoken word at theatres, slams and festivals around the world. Her first book of poetry has been nominated for a Guardian First Book Award.


While most of London was out waving their umbrellas at the Queen’s Jubilee Cardboard Citizens were scattered at airport arrival lounges across the capital ready to welcome learners from the Czech Republic, Portugal, Spain and the Netherlands.


Check out ACT NOW Member Fatu Mary Thorpe who performs her song 'Homeless' at The Sanctuary.

Fatu, who goes by musical pseudonym Sexy Choc, pays tribute to a variety of homeless services that help people in need.