All posts tagged "local history"

  • Prescot Church & Tower Open for Heritage Open Days

    The Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin, Prescot, will be open free to visitors this weekend. Otherwise known as Prescot Parish Church, the building dates to the early 17th century, with the clergy vestry dating to...

    • Posted September 10, 2013
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  • BI General Office (Reprint from Dec 1920)

    Stephen Nulty, of the excellent Prescot Roll of Honour website, has transcribed this article from the December 1920 edition of Link, the magazine of the British Insulated Wire Company (BI). Pictured are the BI General Office (top) and...

    • Posted August 15, 2013
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  • Prescot Heritage Hub Opens Door on History

    Prescot Heritage Hub opens its doors again in September, with a regular programme of events and activities. The group, based at Space to Create on Eccleston Street, hosts year-round opportunities for the community to explore Prescot’s history...

    • Posted August 14, 2013
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  • Explore Local History at Prescot Festival

    The Ninth Annual Prescot Festival has lots to satisfy local history buffs. A rare screening of vintage footage of Prescot takes place on Saturday 29 June. The one-hour event will include material from Prescot Museum and Prescot...

    • Posted June 17, 2013
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