It has been something that’s been completely out of my comfort zone. But it was an amazing experience and feel really proud of myself :)

Cardboard Collective artist

Atmosphere at Citz is always lovely, loving and non-judgemental.

Cardboard Collective artist

Cardboard Citizens’ 16-25 Members are young people who are part of Cardboard Citizens. To find out more about becoming a Member, click here.

CardboardCollective is our new youth music and live event production programme that champions unheard artists and offers a chance to focus on skills development, supporting your steps within the music and creative industry, socialising and having fun in a supportive and holistic environment. 

This programme has worked with NYJO (National Youth Jazz Orchestra), performance artists Wolfie and Xana and Soundskool.

Other Opportunities

If you are 18-25, you can also get involved in our wider programme of work: 

  • Citz Writers
  • Citz Theatre Makers 
  • CitzTasters
  • Citz Talks  

To find out more, have a look at the What’s On page for upcoming workshops for those aged 16-25 and 18+. 

Workshops are FREE and open access with reasonable travel expenses provided. We also offer the chance to gain qualifications.  

If you, or someone you know, would like to find out more about getting involved with the 16-25 Members programme or to refer a young person you think would be interested, please contact Aliyah on 07549 792 148 or email

I feel more able to start and finish things. I feel more centred and capable. This is not only with the creative side of my life but also issues involving my personal life too.

16-25 Programme Member

Cardboard Collective Takeover