All posts tagged "music"

  • All-day Live Music at First Ever Deanesfest

    The Deanes House in Prescot will be hosting its first ever music festival this weekend. Deanesfest, from 12 noon to 9pm on Saturday 3 September, will showcase the best of the bands and solo artists that play...

    • Posted September 2, 2016
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  • 2016 Prescot Festival Audience Tops 1,600

    The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts has attracted a combined audience of over 1,600 for the first time since it was founded, in 2005. The 10-day event opened with a swing band and ended with...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Prescot Festival Opening Weekend Draws 600+

    Over 600 people came through the doors at the opening weekend of the Prescot Festival. Swingshift Big Band and vocalist Chris James launched the 2016 festival in style on Friday, with an evening concert paying tribute to...

    • Posted June 21, 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 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 Festival Gives Resounding ‘Yes!’ to Shakespeare North Theatre

    A Shakespearean theatre and education centre would transform culture and economy in Prescot, the director of the town’s annual arts festival says. “Having been bringing arts and music to our town for over a decade now, we...

    • Posted May 16, 2016
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  • Young & Old in the Limelight at Prescot Festival

    (Press release: Prescot Festival) The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts, now in its 12th year, continues its long tradition of showcasing talented writers, singers, artists and musicians of all ages from the local community. Evelyn...

    • Posted April 18, 2016
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  • What’s on in Prescot, April 2016

    April 2016 events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill Saturday 2 April . 9am-2pm . Eccleston Street, Prescot PRESCOT PRODUCERS’ MARKET Saturday 2 April . 9am-4pm . Prescot Shopping Centre PRESCOT ARTS, CRAFT & GIFT FAYRE...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • Prescot Festival Tips Its Hat to the Bard

    The Prescot Festival is asking budding writers to take inspiration from William Shakespeare, in the 400th year since the death of the great playwright. The festival has chosen ‘in a pickle’ as the theme for its annual...

    • Posted March 29, 2016
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  • RIP Ex-Prescot School Boy Colin Vearncombe

    [Update 2 February 2016: A public memorial service for Colin Vearncombe will be held at Liverpool Cathedral at 7pm on Friday 19 February. All are welcome. In lieu of flowers, the family have requested donations to either of...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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