All posts tagged "Prescot Parish Church"

  • Why Is There Scaffolding on Prescot Parish Church Tower?

    Passersby have been wondering why the tower of St Mary the Blessed Virgin, on Church Street in Prescot, has been clad in scaffolding for several weeks – and now we have the answer. As Knowsley’s only Grade...

    • Posted July 26, 2018
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  • Pirates Back in Prescot for One Day Only

    MATE Productions’ stage hit Treasure Island is back in Prescot for one day only on Saturday 14 July. The Prescot-based theatre company have been touring the North West throughout June and July, beginning at Liverpool’s Unity Theatre before taking...

    • Posted July 9, 2018
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  • Prescot Festival Announces Lineup for Milestone Year in the Arts

    (Press release) With work on Shakespeare North’s Prescot Playhouse beginning in 2018, organisers of the town’s pioneering arts festival are ensuring this year’s programme is one to remember. The 14th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the...

    • Posted February 22, 2018
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  • Adam Ellison Funeral This Friday

    Adam Ellison is to be laid to rest this Friday, 26 January. The 29-year-old man from Prescot died after being stabbed in Market Place, Prescot, in the early hours of Saturday 4 November last year. Adam was...

    • Posted January 25, 2018
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  • Remembrance Day in Prescot, 2017

    Remembrance commemorations take place on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 November in Prescot this year. On Armistice Day itself, Saturday 11 November, a Civic Act of Remembrance by Prescot Town Council takes place by the BI Memorial...

    • Posted November 7, 2017
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  • Prescot Market Place Winning Design Announced

    The transformation of Prescot’s Market Place will begin in early 2018, following the announcement of a winning design for the historic site. This week Knowsley Council and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) selected Mark Wray...

    • Posted August 24, 2017
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  • Volunteers Angry over Churchyard Theft

    A historic sundial and paving stones have been stolen from St Mary’s Churchyard in Prescot. Last week, the gnomon (blade) and baseplate of the sundial in the Remembrance Garden was were stolen, along with Yorkshire stone from...

    • Posted November 3, 2016
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  • Prescot Church & War Memorial Focus of Heritage Weekend

    The 17th-century church of St Mary’s and the Prescot War Memorial will be the focus of attention at this weekend’s Open Heritage Days (9-11 September). As part of the national three-day event, the Parish Church of St...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Shakespeare’s As You Like It Coming to Prescot This Summer

    MATE Productions will make the grounds of Prescot Parish Church and Vicarage their stage again when they perform William Shakespeare’s comedy As You Like It this summer. To promote the show, they’ve commandeered the people of Prescot – including...

    • Posted April 28, 2016
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  • Prescot Cemetery, Stadt Moers Park in the Running for up to £12k

    Two Prescot community groups are in the running to receive £8,000, £10,000 or £12,000 from Tesco’s Bags for Help scheme. The Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard and the Friends of Stadt Moers Park were both successful...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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