All posts tagged "culture"

  • Main Theatre Construction Begins January

    Above-ground construction on the Shakespeare North theatre in Prescot will begin in January 2020. Knowsley Council have appointed contractors Kier Construction for the two-year task. The ground, formerly part of the Mill Street Car Park, has already...

    • Posted December 5, 2019
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  • New Bistro to Bring Market Place Alive This Christmas

    A new bistro and cultural complex will bring a lantern parade, live music and an ice skating rink to Prescot town centre this weekend. Imaginarium Bistro opens on Friday 29 November in Market Place. Historically a centre...

    • Posted November 26, 2019
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  • Prescot-based Theatre Group up for Liverpool Culture Award

    Prescot-based Imaginarium Theatre is up for People’s Choice in the 2019  Liverpool City Region Culture and Creativity Awards. Formerly known as MATE Productions, Imaginarium is one of six groups to make the final, from a list of...

    • Posted October 24, 2019
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  • Prescot Festival Records Biggest Audience Ever

    The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts has seen its biggest audience numbers in the 14 years since it was founded. More than 1,700 people attended concerts and other events in the 10-day celebration of arts,...

    • Posted July 3, 2019
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  • Prescot Festival Invites People to Play Their Part

    (Press release) A Merseyside arts festival is keen for audiences to be at the heart of the action this June. As well as showcasing performers and artists from across the region, the 10-day Prescot Festival always provides...

    • Posted May 24, 2019
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  • Prescot Festival Announces 2019 Line-up

    (Press release) The Prescot Festival has announced a must-see line-up of arts, music, culture and entertainment for June 2019. The 10-day programme sees return visits from a few familiar faces, including the toe-tapping swing band Dr Jazz...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Prescot Festival Finale This Weekend

    (Press release) A trio of musical talent from across the North West will dominate the closing weekend of this year’s Prescot Festival. The 10-day arts festival opened last weekend, with over 500 music lovers packing into Prescot’s...

    • Posted June 21, 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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  • New Artwork for Prescot Town Centre

    A vibrant, colourful mosaic has been unveiled in Prescot town centre. The specially commissioned piece of public art is at the junction of Eccleston Street, Aspinall Street and the recently renovated Atherton Street. Incorporating vintage photos of...

    • Posted July 20, 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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