Catch up with the latest news from Cardboard Citizens

Cardboard Citizens' Creative Residency in Manchester culminated with a final Forum Theatre performance to the community on Friday 8th April at Z-Arts.

11.04.16Stuart Grey

Cardboard Citizens | Chair of the Board 

Our current Chair, Graham Fisher, is standing down at the end of 5 successful years later this year.


We have now entered our second week of our creative residency project in Manchester, run in partnership with local housing associations St. Vincent's Blackburn with Darwen Foyer and Manchester Foyer.


Our two year programme of national creative residency projects has launched! From March-April 2016, we are running our first creative residency in Manchester in partnership with local housing association St.

18.03.16lydia hayes

We are delighted to announce that Cardboard Citizens have been selected as the new Charity of the Year for Baring Asset Management!


On Saturday 20th February, Cardboard Citizens and Camden People’s Theatre hosted Home Truths Creative Symposium, bringing together emerging theatre makers and housing activists to ask the question ‘What can theatre do about housing?’.

26.01.16Vicky Ream

Cardboard Citizens are supporting the Lead London Home campaign which was launched today. The campaign is being backed by over 20 homelessness charities in the capital.

15.01.16Vicky Ream

In the first entry of our blog from the rehearsal room of Meta, our Assistant Director, Fi, gives us a insight into what's been happening as the cast start working with the script and puppets!


22.12.15Vicky Ream

The Richmix stage was alight on Sunday night with glittering lights and talent from our Act Now members.  After 12 weeks of weekly sessions working with visiting artists and each other, our Music Lab participants took to the stage as special guests of the Allsortz Open Mic night.


As part of the Pret festive sandwich campaign, two of our Members were asked to reflect on their journey with Cardboard Citizens.

08.12.15Vicky Ream

You may remember a social media campaign we ran at the beginning of November encouraging people to vote for us to receive the highly competitive Natwest Skills and Opportunities Fund.

10.11.15Vicky Ream

We are hugely excited and proud to be part of the Pret Christmas campaign supporting five homeless charities on their Christmas menu. Look out for our logo on sandwich and salad boxes in Pret stores up until Christmas, send us a pic and use the #showusyourcitzsandwich.