All posts tagged "Shakespeare North"

  • £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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  • 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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  • Luxury Hotel for Site of Imperial Pub, Prescot

    The former site of the Imperial pub, opposite Prescot Railway Station, will become home to a luxury boutique hotel. The fondly remembered pub, on the corner of Bridge Road and Station Road, burned down in 2012 and...

    • Posted November 24, 2017
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  • Event: View the Plans for Shakespeare North’s Prescot Theatre

    The public are invited to view plans for a 328-seat theatre in Prescot. Charitable trust Shakespeare North are following a design by Inigo Jones (1573-1652), one of modern England’s earliest and most important architects. The complex will...

    • Posted September 15, 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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