All posts tagged "heritage"

  • Prescot Brushes up Its Shakespeare as Festival Approaches

    Prescot is coming alive with arts and culture as its 12th annual festival approaches. The 10-day Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts opens in mid-June, but before then there’s an array of other cultural events in...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Prescot Elizabethan Fayre on 4 June

    You won’t want to miss this year’s Elizabethan Fayre, on Saturday 4 June, when Prescot recreates its famous Tudor fayres and celebrates the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. Medieval music, dance, arts and crafts will give...

    • Posted May 23, 2016
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  • Atherton Street, Prescot, Set for Redevelopment

    Atherton Street in Prescot town centre is due to undergo similar development to that of nearby Leyland Street. Phase One of the development, beginning in April, will see the road surface and pavements redone in natural stone,...

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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  • What’s on in Prescot: January 2016

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill Tuesday 5 January . 7.45pm . Valerie Park, Hope Street, Prescot Prescot Cables v Tranmere Rovers (Liverpool Senior Cup Quarter Final) – Saturday 9 January . 3pm . Valerie...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • Prescot’s Gilly Is Lancashire Tourism Superstar

    Prescot-born broadcaster John Gillmore – affectionately known as Gilly – has scooped a big honour at the Lancashire Tourism Awards. Gilly, who hosts a daily show on BBC Radio Lancashire, is the 2015 Lancashire Tourism Superstar. Following...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Rainhill Remembers WWI with Exhibition, Website

    Rainhill Civic Society have paid tribute to their village’s role in World War One with an exhibition and a new website. is packed with historical information, artefacts and photographs documenting local soldiers of WWI – both...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Visit Knowsley Hall & St Mary’s Church, Prescot, This September

    Not one but two historic Prescot buildings will be opening their doors to visitors this September. St Mary’s Church, which dates mostly to 1610 but has some parts going back to the Middle Ages, will open for...

    • Posted September 4, 2015
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  • Prescot Cemetery Wins Green Flag Award

    Prescot Cemetery and Churchyard has scooped a major environmental award. Thanks to the partnership between volunteers, Knowsley Council and St Mary’s Church, it now has prestigious Green Flag status. The award acknowledges the hard work of the Friends...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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  • Official Ground-breaking Ceremony on Prescot Watch Factory Site

    An official ground-breaking ceremony took place at the Prescot Watch Factory yesterday (Wednesday 10 June). The 6.75-acre site, which was also home to Lord Derby’s Pals regiment during WWI, and later Tinling’s printers, is being developed for housing....

    • Posted June 11, 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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