All posts tagged "culture"

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Clock in for the 2017 Prescot Festival

    Festival planners in the historic Lancashire town of Prescot, Merseyside, have announced the line-up for their 13th year. Leyland Brass Band, Chilled Lemons Jazz Quartet, Phoenix Concert Orchestra and Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral Girl Choristers are among the...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • Prescot Actress Chosen for Everyman Theatre Company

    Prescot’s Emily Hughes has been chosen from hundreds of candidates to be part of the Liverpool Everyman’s new repertory company. The young actress, who hails from Eccleston Park, will act in four productions at the iconic Liverpool...

    • Posted December 13, 2016
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  • Shakespeare North Confirms Key Appointments in Prescot Theatre Bid

    The Prescot Playhouse is a step closer to construction, following the appointment of architects and engineers to work on the project. Shakespeare North plan to build an educational complex, with a 350-seat Elizabethan cockpit theatre (pictured) at its...

    • Posted November 11, 2016
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