All posts tagged "Prescot Festival"

  • Prescot Remembrance Concert Planned for WWI Centenary

    A concert in Prescot Parish Church will commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One (1914-1918). Musical guests Parr Brass Band will perform at the WWI Centenary Celebration Concert on Friday 9 November, with readings...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Brass, Big Band & Broadway Tunes Make 14th Prescot Festival a Success

    (Press release) The Prescot Festival is celebrating another successful year, with 1,600 through the doors for 10 days of arts and music. To mark 100 years since the end of World War One, the festival aimed to...

    • Posted July 4, 2018
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  • Prescot Festival Finale This Weekend

    (Press release) A trio of musical talent from across the North West will dominate the closing weekend of this year’s Prescot Festival. The 10-day arts festival opened last weekend, with over 500 music lovers packing into Prescot’s...

    • Posted June 21, 2018
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  • 2018 Prescot Festival: Get Ready to Swing

    (Press release) The Prescot Festival will get toes tapping as it takes audiences through a history of swing music next week. Swingshift Big Band (pictured), already a firm favourite with Prescot audiences, are the special guests on...

    • Posted June 8, 2018
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  • What’s on in Prescot, June 2018

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill in June 2018 Saturday 2 June . 9am-2pm . Eccleston Street, Prescot PRESCOT PRODUCERS’ MARKET Saturday 2 June . 9am-4pm . Prescot Shopping Centre PRESCOT ARTS, CRAFT & GIFT...

    • Posted June 1, 2018
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  • Why Prescot Is on the Up

    They’re building a theatre in Prescot. It will be an authentic replica of a cockpit design by Inigo Jones, the famed 17th-century architect. Its existence will hark back to the late Elizabethan Prescot Playhouse, the first free-standing...

    • Posted May 29, 2018
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  • Prescot Prepares for Festival Season

    (Press release) Festival season is about to descend on Prescot, with a lineup of culture and entertainment culminating in the 10-day Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts. Now in its 14th year, the festival makes an...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • 2018 Prescot Festival Tickets Now on Sale

    Tickets for 10 days of arts and music in the historic town of Prescot are on sale as of today, Tuesday 1 May. Audiences can look forward to songs from the shows, a journey through the history...

    • Posted May 1, 2018
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  • Prescot Festival: 100 Singers to Mark 100 Years since World War One

    (Press release) More than 100 singers are expected to join the Prescot Festival Chorus to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War One this June. The ‘Come & Sing’ choir gathers on Saturday 16 June...

    • Posted April 12, 2018
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  • A Treat for Movie Buffs at the 2018 Prescot Festival

    (Press release) A Merseyside arts festival will pay tribute to a late film director and a living local playwright later this year. Educating Rita, based on the comedy drama by Whiston-born Willy Russell, screens as part of...

    • Posted March 27, 2018
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