All posts tagged "music"

  • Shakespeare’s Dream Comes to Prescot

    The grounds of Prescot’s 17th-century parish church will become the setting for Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream this May. Knowsley-based MATE Productions have teamed up with Shakespeare North and the Royal Shakespeare Company for the community production, which will...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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  • Christmas 2014: What’s On in Prescot

    (Looking for Santa’s Sleigh? Dates & times here.) It’s time for the BIG CHRISTMAS LISTINGS! Late November-December 2014 events in Prescot, Whiston and Rainhill. Got an event to add? Contact Prescot Online. Thursday 27 November . 6.00pm-9.00pm ....

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • After 40 Years of Knowsley Youth Orchestra, the Music Stops

    Knowsley Youth Orchestra will rehearse for the last time on 26 November 2014, Knowsley Council have announced. Citing increased pressure from funding cuts, arts and music head Angela Ball told members the group was no longer sustainable. The orchestra...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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  • Prescot Church Celebrates Roof Completion

    St Mary’s Church will be celebrating the completion of their roof restoration later this month. People from all over Prescot are invited to the occasion, a ‘Songs of Praise’ featuring Prescot Parish Church Choir, organist Tim Hall and St...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • Salvation Army Commemorates WWI Centenary

    The Salvation Army will be in Prescot this Saturday, 26 July, to commemorate 100 years since the outbreak of World War One. The North Western Division Brass Band will play a moving selection of hymns between 10am and...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • Milestone Prescot Festival Sees Record Attendance

    (Press release: Prescot Festival/Arts in Prescot) The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts celebrated its 10th year by recording its best attendance yet. An impressive 1,400 people came through the doors between 20 and 29 June,...

    • Posted July 2, 2014
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  • Something Old, Something New at Prescot Festival

    Starts this weekend (Friday 20-Sunday 29 June)! Press release (Prescot Festival): Prescot’s 10th annual arts and music festival promises a host of tested classics among newer offerings. Twentieth of June’s opening night, with Phoenix Concert Orchestra, features...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • What’s on in Prescot, June 2014

    Events in Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill, Merseyside Thursday 5 – Saturday 7 June . 7.30pm . Rainhill Village Hall . NUNSENSE . A hilarious musical revue by Rainhill Musical Theatre Company. Tickets £7/£6 (0151 292 4458) Saturday 7 June...

    • Posted June 5, 2014
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  • Chance for Everyone to Shine at Prescot Festival

    Editor’s note: Few towns our size are fortunate enough to have an arts festival of the size and quality of the Prescot Festival. Don’t miss out on ten days of incredible music at prices (£2 to £10)...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Prescot Festival Pays Homage to WWI

    Press release: Prescot Festival The Prescot Festival will commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War One next month. Local schools will submit artwork to a special WWI-themed exhibition in Prescot’s 17th-century parish church during the...

    • Posted May 16, 2014
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