All posts tagged "Prescot Festival"

  • 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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  • Festival Season Almost upon Prescot

    The month of June 2016 will be packed full of events celebrating Prescot’s unique history, heritage and culture. It kicks off with the annual Elizabethan Fayre on Saturday 4 June. From 10am to 3pm, visitors have a chance...

    • Posted May 13, 2016
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  • Late Actor Bill Moores to Feature in Prescot Festival Tribute

    The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts pays tribute to a popular star of stage, screen and TV this year. Most people know that playwright Willy Russell was born in neighbouring Whiston, but his classic BBC...

    • Posted May 5, 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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  • 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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  • Mayor of Prescot’s Charity Christmas Concert: Photo Gallery

    More than 350 people packed in to St Mary’s Church, Prescot, last Thursday, 10 December, for what has grown to become one of the town’s most anticipated festive events – the Mayor of Prescot’s Charity Christmas Concert. School choirs...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • Prescot Festival & Cricket Club among Award Winners

    The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts and Prescot & Odyssey Cricket Club were among the winners of the Knowsley Sports & Cultural Awards last week. Prescot & Odyssey (pictured), based on Burrows Lane, were named the borough’s...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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  • 2015 Prescot Festival: Closing Weekend Approaches

    The Prescot Festival’s opening weekend saw over 100 singers gather to perform a moving choral work by the newly knighted Sir Karl Jenkins. The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace was written on the eve of the...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • Festival Season Underway in Prescot

    Festival season is well underway in Prescot as the town’s arts and music festival prepares to enter its second decade. June began with a sell-out promenade production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, then continued last weekend with...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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  • What’s on in Prescot: June 2015

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill Thursday 4-Saturday 6 June . 7.30pm . Rainhill Village Hall Stepping Out – Rainhill Musical Theatre Company presents the hilarious musical comedy by Richard Harris Saturday 6 June . 9am-2pm...

    • Posted June 1, 2015
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