All posts tagged "history"

  • 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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  • 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) – www.prescotcables.co.uk Saturday 9 January . 3pm . Valerie...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • Government Supports Plans for Shakespearean Theatre in Prescot

    A government minister has pledged support for Shakespeare North‘s project to build an Elizabethan theatre in Prescot. At a parliamentary debate in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 8 December, Minister of State for Culture, Media & Sport Ed...

    • Posted December 9, 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. Rainhillremembers.uk 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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  • Elizabethan Fayre Back in Prescot for 2015

    This year’s Elizabethan Fayre, on Saturday 6 June, promises visitors an opportunity to be transported back four centuries. The distinctly Tudor entertainment includes live demonstrations of traditional crafts such as pottery, spinning, basket-making, willow-making, wood-turning and blacksmithing....

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Sam Kelly: Fondly Remembering a Prescot Lad

    In the summer of 2013, a grey-haired chap in his sixties stepped off the number 10 bus from Liverpool and knocked on the door of a house in Derwent Avenue, Prescot. “I’m Roger Kelly, and I grew...

    • Posted December 30, 2014
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  • Shakespeare North Prescot Theatre Plans Revealed

    A 350-seat Elizabethan theatre and study centre is in the pipeline for Prescot town centre. The Shakespeare North Trust have revealed designs for the 3,000-square-metre complex, which they hope can be funded and built by 2019. The...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Shakespeare North Plan Theatre in Prescot

    A group of academics and theatre professionals are pressing on with plans to build a theatre and college in Prescot. The Shakespeare North Trust first mooted the idea in 2007, but the project was put on the back...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • War Memorials in Knowsley – Video

    In the week that we remember the outbreak of World War One, here is a video tour of the borough of Knowsley’s war memorials, including cenotaphs in Prescot, Huyton and Knowsley Village. PRESCOT MUSEUM from Christopher Millard...

    • Posted August 5, 2014
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