All posts tagged "heritage"

  • Volunteers Pave the Way for Whiston Memorial Chapel

    (Press release: WICH) Volunteers have been helping to pave the way for the long-awaited new memorial building and heritage centre at Knowsley Cemetery in Whiston. Workers from Wates Construction – currently working to deliver Prescot’s new Community...

    • Posted June 29, 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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  • Liverpool JMU Students Looking for Prescot Memories

    English students from Liverpool John Moores University will be in Prescot on Wednesday 8 March researching the history of the traditional Lancashire town. Residents are invited to come along to Prescot Heritage Hub at 55 Eccleston Street...

    • Posted March 2, 2017
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  • Volunteers Angry over Churchyard Theft

    A historic sundial and paving stones have been stolen from St Mary’s Churchyard in Prescot. Last week, the gnomon (blade) and baseplate of the sundial in the Remembrance Garden was were stolen, along with Yorkshire stone from...

    • Posted November 3, 2016
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  • Prescot War Memorial Was First in Country, Imperial War Museum Confirms

    Prescot War Memorial was the first civic war memorial to be erected in the UK, according to Imperial War Museum records. Local historians have always known the monument, which turns 100 this year, was among the first,...

    • Posted September 16, 2016
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  • Prescot Church & War Memorial Focus of Heritage Weekend

    The 17th-century church of St Mary’s and the Prescot War Memorial will be the focus of attention at this weekend’s Open Heritage Days (9-11 September). As part of the national three-day event, the Parish Church of St...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • What’s on in Prescot, September 2016

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill in September 2016 Saturday 3 September . 9am-4pm . Prescot Shopping Centre Prescot Arts, Craft & Gift Fair Saturday 3 September . 9am-2pm . Eccleston Street Prescot Producers’ Market...

    • Posted September 1, 2016
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  • Prescot Festival Set for a Swinging Start

    A big band pays tribute to Frank Sinatra, Glenn Miller and other legends of swing when the Prescot Festival opens this Friday (17 June). Crooner Chris James joins the 17-piece jazz orchestra Swingshift to celebrate the first...

    • Posted June 14, 2016
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  • Prescot Elizabethan Fayre in Pictures

    The weather was on Prescot’s side for the 2016 Elizabethan Fayre, which saw the historic town centre come alive with culture, heritage and live entertainment. Here’s a gallery of the highlights, including drama and song from MATE Productions...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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