All posts tagged "arts"

  • 2015 Prescot Festival: Closing Weekend Approaches

    The Prescot Festival’s opening weekend saw over 100 singers gather to perform a moving choral work by the newly knighted Sir Karl Jenkins. The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace was written on the eve of the...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • Festival Season Underway in Prescot

    Festival season is well underway in Prescot as the town’s arts and music festival prepares to enter its second decade. June began with a sell-out promenade production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, then continued last weekend with...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream Comes to Prescot

    (Press release: MATE productions) Award-winning MATE Productions (Best of Liverpool Theatre’s 2012, Knowsley Artistic Group of the Year 2014) in partnership with Shakespeare North and the RSC Open Stages programme present this spectacular promenade indoor and outdoor production, premiering in...

    • Posted April 30, 2015
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  • 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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