All posts tagged "Prescot town centre"

  • Prescot Cake Shop Prepares for Expansion: Can Albion Raise £30k in 30 Days?

    The Albion Bakehouse in Prescot has outgrown the walls of its quaint Leyland Street tea rooms and has a crowdfunding campaign in the...

    • Posted June 29, 2018
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  • Adam Ellison Murder Appeal Airs on BBC Crimewatch

    The BBC1 programme Crimewatch Roadshow Live aired a dramatic reconstruction of Adam Ellison’s murder along with an appeal for witnesses today (Tuesday 26 June). Adam Ellison was just 29 when he was stabbed while walking home after...

    • Posted June 26, 2018
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  • Voting Now Open on Shakespeare North Prescot Street Name

    A competition to name the street in front of Prescot’s new Shakespeare North Playhouse is now in its final stage. A shortlist of six Shakespeare-inspired names, along with reasons for the suggestions, is being put to the...

    • Posted June 26, 2018
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  • £14 Million Funding Boost for Prescot Town Centre Theatre & Transport Links

    Prescot will receive an estimated £14 million from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, it was announced last week. Some of the pot will go towards the new Shakespeare North theatre and college, while other earmarked projects...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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  • Chef Has 24 Hours to Raise £50k for Prescot Restaurant

    A successful chef and entrepreneur is giving himself 24 hours to raise the £50.000 he still...

    • Posted May 30, 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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  • Artistic Vision Revealed for Market Place Cafe, Prescot

    A local couple with a background in theatre and food will become proprietors of the cafe in the newly redesigned Market Place, Prescot. Francesco and Gaynor La Rocca have comedy, drama, music and community activities in mind...

    • Posted April 5, 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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  • Shakespeare-inspired Micropub to Open Valentine’s Day

    Prescot’s first micropub will open on Wednesday 14 February. The Bard micropub at 57 High Street officially welcomes its first customers at 4pm on Valentine’s Day. The opening day theme will be ‘Shakespeare in Love.’ Inspired by...

    • Posted February 9, 2018
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  • Construction of Prescot’s Shakespearean Theatre Planned for April

    Construction work on a theatre and college in Prescot town centre is expected to begin in April 2018, following the appointment of contractors by Knowsley Council. Liverpool-based Kier Construction are to build the 350-seat Elizabethan theatre, housed...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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