Breakthru on the Road


Everybody loves a good story, particularly one that they can take home with them and then share with others. This was the challenge given by Breakthru – a group of young people from Birmingham Citadel who provide contemporary music  – who had the privilege of leading the service at Redditch Salvation Army on Sunday 28th April. They enthusiastically […]


Band at Sale


Birmingham Citadel Band travelled to Sale Salvation Army in Manchester for a Saturday night Festival on 20 April. Following a slightly jerky journey to Manchester due to a dodgy clutch on the Coach, we arrived to a warm welcome and a hearty tea. After a short rehearsal and getting ready, the Band stepped out to […]


Junior Choir Delights in Erdington


The Salvation Army centre in Erdington had been looking forward to the visit by the Junior Choir – the Singing Company – for several months – and were not disappointed when the date finally arrived on Sunday 14 April. From the first song (Thine is the Glory) right through to the last one (This Little […]


New Book Released


Fred Crowhurst was leader of the Choir (Songsters) at Birmingham Citadel for 28 years and is now editor of the Birmingham Citadel in-house magazine, ‘Citadel Scene’. In his second book ‘Citadel Scene and All That’, Fred presents a compilation of articles, musings and historical writings from the publication. The book features over 70 pieces of […]


Easter Celebrated at the Citadel


Easter Sunday at Birmingham Citadel began with pre-meeting music from Birmingham Citadel Band who played the piece of music ‘He Lives’. The choir (Songsters) stood around the packed room to sing a powerful rendition of the song, ‘You are my King’. Christ the Lord is Risen Today – Hallelujah! was the introduction to the service […]


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