All posts tagged "Prescot Museum"

  • Lancashire Museum Trail Wants Historical Prescot Objects

    Curators at Prescot Museum are hoping to add an object from their archives to a new regional museum trail called ‘A History of Lancashire in 70 Objects.’ They are calling on local people to help by voting...

    • Posted January 10, 2017
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  • Family First Saturdays at Prescot Museum

    Family First are offering free art sessions for families with young children every month. These artist-led workshops take place in the Activity Room at Prescot Museum & Library on the first Saturday of each month. Instruction, materials...

    • Posted April 9, 2015
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  • What’s Happening to Prescot’s Buildings?

    Have you ever passed an iconic Prescot landmark and wondered, What’s happening to that? Leave a comment below or post to the Prescot Online Facebook page if you have other buildings and sites to add to the...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Shakespeare North Prescot Theatre Plans Revealed

    A 350-seat Elizabethan theatre and study centre is in the pipeline for Prescot town centre. The Shakespeare North Trust have revealed designs for the 3,000-square-metre complex, which they hope can be funded and built by 2019. The...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Surge in Historic Items Donated to Prescot Museum

    The World War One centenary has provoked a surge in donations to Prescot Museum. To commemorate a hundred years since the outbreak of war, local people have given or loaned the museum historic items, including letters, family...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • Prescot School Home to WWI ‘Mini Museum’

    Knowsley Park Centre for Learning in Prescot has become a mini museum to commemorate the outbreak of World War One. An exhibition of items and photographs relating to both world wars takes place until 28 June, opening...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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  • Prescot Museum Wants WWI Stories, Memorabilia

    (Press release: Knowsley Council) Does your family have a tale of heroism about an ancestor who fought in the First World War? Do you know any interesting stories about the experiences of local soldiers who served in...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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  • New Prescot Centre Officially Opens, Combines New Museum & Library

    (Press release: KMBC) The new £1.2m Prescot Centre has been officially opened and is already a big hit with customers. The building brings together the town’s one stop shop and library with the borough’s museum in one...

    • Posted July 23, 2012
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  • New Prescot Library, Museum & One Stop Shop to Open 23 April

    The new Prescot Centre, combining Prescot Library, Prescot Museum and One Stop Shop, will open on Monday, 23 April. Prescot Library, on High Street, and Prescot Museum, on Church Street, will relocate to council premises in the...

    • Posted March 29, 2012
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  • Happy New Year… to a Dying Town Divided

    Your editor is back on British soil, having been living away for a couple of years. Prescot has always remained in my heart, however, hence starting this website as a way to disseminate news and views about...

    • Posted January 13, 2012
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