All posts tagged "Prescot Festival"

  • Sopranos, Symphonies & Surprise Stars as Record Numbers Attend Festival

    (Press release: Prescot Festival) A small-town festival saw a record turnout for a concert series that featured choirs, orchestras and an unscheduled appearance from a Britain’s Got Talent singing sensation. Over ten days, 1,300 people came through the doors...

    • Posted July 3, 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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  • When BGT Brothers Richard and Adam Came to Prescot

    Britain’s Got Talent sensations Richard and Adam Johnson made a concert appearance in Prescot long before Simon Cowell laid eyes on them. The singing duo are long-time members of the Birkenhead Operatic Society, one of the North...

    • Posted May 28, 2013
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  • 2013 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition

    Do you love words? Are you imaginative? Do you have the urge to put pen to paper? Entry to the Prescot Festival Short Story Competition 2013 is FREE and open to non-professional writers of ALL AGES living...

    • Posted February 18, 2013
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  • British Weather Can’t Keep a Good Festival Down

    (Press Release) Neither the football nor the threat of rain kept music lovers from the Prescot Festival on Sunday night. Concertgoers packed into the Parish Church for the Diamond Jubilee-themed finale to 10 days of arts and...

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • Prescot Festival Celebrates Diamond Jubilee with ‘The Queen’

    Her Majesty will make an appearance at a Merseyside arts festival this June – albeit on screen in the form of Oscar-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren. The hit 2006 film The Queen, on Tuesday, 19 June, is just...

    • Posted June 12, 2012
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  • More for Your Money at This Year’s Prescot Festival

    (Press release: Prescot Festival) A Merseyside arts festival is promising added value for concertgoers this year. The 10-day Prescot Festival will give locals more for their money when it gets underway next month. On 15 June’s opening...

    • Posted May 22, 2012
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  • George Formby, Les Mis on the Programme with Pilkington Choir

    (Via Prescot Festival) Our old friends Pilkington Choir are back in Prescot next week for a night of much-loved songs. The group will be in concert at Prescot Parish Church at 7.30pm on Friday, 27 April. Tickets...

    • Posted April 20, 2012
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  • Prescot Festival Wants Singers, Writers

    Merseysiders are invited to dip their quills and warm up their vocal cords in preparation for the 2012 Prescot Festival of Music and the Arts. For the eighth year in a row, singers are invited from across...

    • Posted April 16, 2012
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  • Prescot Festival Announces Short Story Contest

    Do you love words? Are you imaginative? Do you have an urge to put pen to paper? Entry to the 2012 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition is open to non-professional writers of all ages living in Merseyside. To...

    • Posted February 10, 2012
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