All posts tagged "art"

  • Giant Cardboard Castle to Celebrate Shakespeare’s Prescot Connection

    The Prescot public are being invited to help build a giant cardboard castle inspired by Elsinore, the Danish castle immortalised by William Shakespeare in his play Hamlet. Construction will take place at the Prescot School as part of...

    • Posted July 24, 2018
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  • Knowsley ‘Spaces’ Photography Competition in Second Year

    If you’re a budding photographer who lives, works, volunteers or studies in Knowsley then why not get involved with the Spaces 2 competition and take a winning image of a person or place that makes you feel...

    • Posted July 19, 2016
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  • Prescot Festival & Cricket Club among Award Winners

    The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts and Prescot & Odyssey Cricket Club were among the winners of the Knowsley Sports & Cultural Awards last week. Prescot & Odyssey (pictured), based on Burrows Lane, were named the borough’s...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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  • Family First Saturdays at Prescot Museum

    Family First are offering free art sessions for families with young children every month. These artist-led workshops take place in the Activity Room at Prescot Museum & Library on the first Saturday of each month. Instruction, materials...

    • Posted April 9, 2015
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  • Prescot’s Shakespearean Mural Repaired

    Prescot’s Shakespearean mural is being repaired this week. Town centre shoppers were shocked to see the wall art, on the corner of Leyland and Eccleston Streets, was peeling away earlier this month. The combination of rain and heavy...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • Prescot Artist behind Red Bull Harbour Reach Ad

    A Prescot artist is behind the stunning imagery used by Red Bull in its ad campaign for Harbour Reach 2014. Philip Ferguson Jones grew up in Prescot, attending Prescot School, and has since made his name as an...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Prescot Elizabethan Theatre Mural Revealed

    A piece of art the size of a two-storey building was unveiled in Prescot town centre last Saturday (19 July). The mural, which takes up the entire side wall of 45 Eccleston Street, at the junction of...

    • Posted July 22, 2014
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  • Art Exhibition Runs Till 25 January

    The work of at least one talented Prescotian features in the Knowsley Open Art Exhibition at Huyton Gallery. Knowsley Council writes: There’s still time to see the wealth of artistic talent in borough at Knowsley’s Open Art...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Community Hall Art Remembers Prescot History

    A handyman has brought Prescot history to life in a piece of art for a community centre. Residents of the KHT sheltered housing scheme on Eaton Street shared their  memories of the town to inspire artist and...

    • Posted August 13, 2013
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  • Help Piece Together Eaton Street Park Mosaic

    The Friends of Eaton Street Park are inviting the people of Prescot to help make a colourful mosaic for the park this weekend. The finished piece will be mounted on the wall alongside existing mosaics at Eaton...

    • Posted June 5, 2013
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