All posts tagged "Shakespeare North"

  • Prescot Ambassadors Scoop Judge’s Choice at Business Awards

    A group of Prescot town centre businesses were hailed ‘Judge’s Choice’ at an awards ceremony earlier this month. Restaurateurs, bakers, florists and artists were among those named Prescot Ambassadors, championed at the Knowsley Business Awards for their...

    • Posted November 28, 2018
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  • Giant Cardboard Castle to Celebrate Shakespeare’s Prescot Connection

    The Prescot public are being invited to help build a giant cardboard castle inspired by Elsinore, the Danish castle immortalised by William Shakespeare in his play Hamlet. Construction will take place at the Prescot School as part of...

    • Posted July 24, 2018
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  • Prescot Street to Be Called Prospero Place

    The competition to name a new street in Prescot has come to an end, with the public choosing Prospero Place as the winner, from a shortlist of five. The street will be the official address of the...

    • Posted July 17, 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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  • What’s on in Prescot, June 2018

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill in June 2018 Saturday 2 June . 9am-2pm . Eccleston Street, Prescot PRESCOT PRODUCERS’ MARKET Saturday 2 June . 9am-4pm . Prescot Shopping Centre PRESCOT ARTS, CRAFT & GIFT...

    • Posted June 1, 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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  • Prescot Prepares for Festival Season

    (Press release) Festival season is about to descend on Prescot, with a lineup of culture and entertainment culminating in the 10-day Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts. Now in its 14th year, the festival makes an...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • Competition to Name a Prescot Street

    Knowsley Council have launched a competition to name the street outside Shakespeare North’s new theatre, set to open in 2020. Judges are looking for something that is “unique, memorable and Shakespeare-themed.” And they’ve said adamantly they will...

    • Posted May 14, 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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