Catch up with the latest news from Cardboard Citizens
30.10.15Vicky Ream

We are pleased to announce that Cardboard Citizens has been shortlisted for a grant from RBS’ highly competitive Skills and Opportunities Fund. It is now up to the public to vote on which charities should receive funding.

27.10.15Vicky Ream

Last week our Programme Delivery Manager, Effie Makepeace and our Director of Projects, Tony McBride attended the Inspiring Curiousity conference at the


Without the arts, where would we be? Here at Cardboard Citizens, we firmly believe that the arts can be a force for change in individuals, encouraging creativity, reducing exclusion and assisting social and personal development.

02.10.15Vicky Ream

Since the spring of this year, we have been working with other homeless organisations Streetwise Opera, Cafe Art, Peopl

14.09.15Vicky Ream

Are you enthusiastic and passionate? Do you want a job that is both challenging and satisfying? Come and work for us!

10.09.15Vicky Ream

Made me appreciate the positives of being part of a community.” Audience member of Street/Life

24.08.15Vicky Ream

The rehearsal room at Cardboard Citz is filled with weird and wonderful things as the Street/Life team continue their rehearsals this week.

14.08.15Vicky Ream

This week we celebrated the achievements of our younger Members as they were awarded five Arts Awards at Bronze and Silver level.  The scheme inspires young people to grow their arts and leadership talents.

11.08.15Vicky Ream

We are pleased and excited to announce that we have been awarded £463,716  from the Big Lottery Fund to deliver our performing arts-centred

07.08.15Michael Chandler

In the wake of the closure of Kids Company, our Programme Director, Michael Chandler and CEO Adrian Jackson outline the issues this raises....

Following the chaos and uncertainty after the closure of Kids Company, there are a number of issues which need addressing.

21.07.15Vicky Ream

The rehearsal room at Cardboard Citizens HQ was transformed into a tropical paradise this week as the Act Now team presented their end of term Open Mic night. A group of 15 young members came together for a summer party presenting songs, poems, monologues and spoken word pieces.

07.07.15lydia hayes

Speakeasy, a short course for young people 16-25 who are NEET, homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, took place in May this year. Ten fantastic young people were invited to take part in a nine day intensive workshop in collaboration with Cardboard Citizens and Lyrix Organix.