All posts tagged "arts"

  • Prescot Festival Announces Lineup for Milestone Year in the Arts

    (Press release) With work on Shakespeare North’s Prescot Playhouse beginning in 2018, organisers of the town’s pioneering arts festival are ensuring this year’s programme is one to remember. The 14th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the...

    • Posted February 22, 2018
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  • Event: View the Plans for Shakespeare North’s Prescot Theatre

    The public are invited to view plans for a 328-seat theatre in Prescot. Charitable trust Shakespeare North are following a design by Inigo Jones (1573-1652), one of modern England’s earliest and most important architects. The complex will...

    • Posted September 15, 2017
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  • 2017 Prescot Festival Draws Crowds

    After 13 years, a Merseyside arts festival has proved it can still pull in big crowds. The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts drew an impressive 1,600 visitors between 16 and 25 June, with a programme...

    • Posted July 7, 2017
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  • Prescot’s Got Talent 2017 Open for Auditions

    Prescot’s Got Talent is back for a second year, and organisers are searching for the next big stars to take part. The 2017 contest takes place on Saturday 7 October, but the hunt is already on for...

    • Posted June 26, 2017
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  • Prescot Festival Prepares for Grand Finale

    Almost 500 people came through the oak doors of Prescot’s Jacobean parish church for the opening weekend of the town’s annual festival. Lancashire’s number-one ranking brass band, Leyland Band, initiated the proceedings on Friday night, receiving a...

    • Posted June 20, 2017
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  • Tempest Brewing in Prescot

    A storm is headed for Prescot, as a spectacular outdoor production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest prepares to open. MATE Productions’ staging of the Bard’s last play has its first performance at 2pm this Saturday, 10 June, in...

    • Posted June 6, 2017
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  • Award Win for Prescot Festival in 13th Year

    Arts in Prescot is celebrating an award win on the eve of its 13th annual festival. Prescot Town Council made the Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts the proud recipient of the first ever Prescot Community...

    • Posted June 6, 2017
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  • Prescot Festival Ushers in New Generation of Musical Talent

    The Prescot Festival will showcase young, rising musical and artistic talent in June this year. Primary and secondary school children from across the borough of Knowsley will once again perform live in pursuit of the title of...

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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  • Lancashire Heritage at Heart of Prescot Arts & Music Festival

    The town of Prescot’s historic Lancashire identity will be at the heart of its annual arts and music festival this year. The 10-day event opens on Friday 16 June with a concert by Leyland Band, the number-one...

    • Posted April 11, 2017
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  • Prescot Theatre Dig Turns up Historical Artefacts

    Archaeologists have unearthed items dating from the 15th to 17th centuries during preparatory work on the site of Prescot’s new theatre. Pieces of kitchenware, earthenware, storage jars and fragments of a tobacco pipe were among the artefacts...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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