All posts tagged "theatre"

  • Gallery: MATE Productions’ Treasure Island in Photos

    Prescot-based MATE Productions enjoyed great success with Treasure Island at the Unity Theatre, Liverpool, in April 2018 – and they’re preparing to bring the show back on home turf in June. The pirate adventure, adapted by Phil...

    • Posted May 22, 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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  • Prescot Prepares for Pirate Invasion This Summer

    The classic pirate tale Treasure Island is coming to Prescot this summer, courtesy of the town’s own community theatre company, MATE Productions. Adapted by Phil Willmott from the beloved story by Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island follows young...

    • Posted April 12, 2018
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  • What’s on in Prescot, February 2018

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill in February 2018 Saturday 3 February . 9am-2pm . Eccleston Street, Prescot PRESCOT PRODUCERS’ MARKET Saturday 3 February . 9am-2pm . Prescot Shopping Centre PRESCOT ARTS, CRAFT & GIFT...

    • Posted February 1, 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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  • What’s on in Prescot, October 2017

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill in October 2017 Friday 6 October . 9pm . The Rocket pub, Rainhill Matty Lamb – Live Saturday 7 October  . 9am-2pm . Eccleston Street, Prescot Prescot Producers’ Market...

    • Posted October 6, 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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  • What’s on in Prescot, August 2017

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill in August 2017 Saturday 5 August  . 9am-2pm . Eccleston Street, Prescot Prescot Producers’ Market Saturday 5 August . 9am-4pm . Prescot Shopping Centre Prescot Arts, Craft & Gift Fair...

    • Posted August 1, 2017
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  • Tempest Returning to Prescot 15 July

    MATE Productions’ hit staging of The Tempest returns to Prescot on Saturday 15 July. The Prescot-based company has toured Merseyside throughout June and July with its spectacular production of Shakespeare’s play. Before it goes to the RSC...

    • Posted July 6, 2017
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