All posts tagged "arts"

  • Prescot Actor Bill Moores Dies at 80

    The Prescot actor Bill Moores has passed away at the age of 80. On TV, he was best-known for a long stint as Cedric – perpetually drunk and always propping up the bar – in the Liverpool-set...

    • Posted April 17, 2015
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  • Chance to Sing at Prescot Festival

    (Press release: Prescot Festival) The 11th Annual Prescot Festival invites singers from all over the region to ‘Come & Sing’ one of the 21st century’s most iconic choral works. Prescot Festival Chorus performs The Armed Man on...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Brassy Line-up for 2015 Prescot Festival

    Tubas, trumpets and trombones will herald the 11th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts this year. World number four-ranking brass band Foden’s Band will bring its melodies to the historic Lancashire town on Saturday 27...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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  • What’s on in Prescot, March 2015

    Events in and around Prescot, Whiston and Rainhill in March 2015. Saturday 7 March . 9am-2pm . Eccleston Street, Prescot Prescot Producers’ Market . Fresh produce, baked goods, crafts & more Saturday 7 March . 10am-4pm . Prescot...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Brass Band Back in Town

    Parr Band will be back in town on Friday 13 March, to perform at a Proms-style fundraiser for the Prescot Festival. The local brass ensemble are in concert at 7pm at Prescot Parish Church. Tickets are only £6...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Shakespeare’s Dream Comes to Prescot

    The grounds of Prescot’s 17th-century parish church will become the setting for Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream this May. Knowsley-based MATE Productions have teamed up with Shakespeare North and the Royal Shakespeare Company for the community production, which will...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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  • After 40 Years of Knowsley Youth Orchestra, the Music Stops

    Knowsley Youth Orchestra will rehearse for the last time on 26 November 2014, Knowsley Council have announced. Citing increased pressure from funding cuts, arts and music head Angela Ball told members the group was no longer sustainable. The orchestra...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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  • Prescot Shakespearean Art Project Ready for 19 July Unveiling

    A newly commissioned piece of public art will be unveiled in Prescot town centre on Saturday 19 July. The large-scale mural will transform the junction of Leyland Street and Eccleston Street by giving the space the appearance of...

    • Posted July 8, 2014
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  • Milestone Prescot Festival Sees Record Attendance

    (Press release: Prescot Festival/Arts in Prescot) The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts celebrated its 10th year by recording its best attendance yet. An impressive 1,400 people came through the doors between 20 and 29 June,...

    • Posted July 2, 2014
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  • What’s on in Prescot, June 2014

    Events in Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill, Merseyside Thursday 5 – Saturday 7 June . 7.30pm . Rainhill Village Hall . NUNSENSE . A hilarious musical revue by Rainhill Musical Theatre Company. Tickets £7/£6 (0151 292 4458) Saturday 7 June...

    • Posted June 5, 2014
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