All posts tagged "theatre"

  • 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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  • Tempest Brewing in Prescot

    A storm is headed for Prescot, as a spectacular outdoor production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest prepares to open. MATE Productions’ staging of the Bard’s last play has its first performance at 2pm this Saturday, 10 June, in...

    • Posted June 6, 2017
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  • What’s on in Prescot, June 2017

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill in June 2017 Saturday 3 June  . 9am-2pm . Eccleston Street, Prescot Prescot Producers’ Market Saturday 3 June . 9am-4pm . Prescot Shopping Centre Prescot Arts, Craft & Gift Fair...

    • Posted June 3, 2017
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  • Festival Season Arrives in Prescot

    (Press release: Prescot Festival) A month of culture and entertainment is on offer in the historic market town of Prescot this June. The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts runs from Friday 16 to Sunday 25...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • Prescot Theatre Dig Turns up Historical Artefacts

    Archaeologists have unearthed items dating from the 15th to 17th centuries during preparatory work on the site of Prescot’s new theatre. Pieces of kitchenware, earthenware, storage jars and fragments of a tobacco pipe were among the artefacts...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • See Jungle Book in Prescot This Easter

    The woodlands of Prescot Parish Church and Vicarage will be transformed into the jungles of India for a spectacular outdoor theatrical production this Easter. MATE presents Jungle Book – A Walkabout Adventure, based on the famous tale...

    • Posted March 10, 2017
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  • Dame Judi Dench Throws Support behind Prescot Theatre

    Celebrated actress Dame Judi Dench has lent her support to Shakespeare North’s proposed theatre, in an open letter to Liverpool. The Oscar- and BAFTA-winning British thespian said she particularly supported the project because her husband, the late...

    • Posted January 3, 2017
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  • Prescot Actress Chosen for Everyman Theatre Company

    Prescot’s Emily Hughes has been chosen from hundreds of candidates to be part of the Liverpool Everyman’s new repertory company. The young actress, who hails from Eccleston Park, will act in four productions at the iconic Liverpool...

    • Posted December 13, 2016
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  • Prescot Christmas Lights Switch-on 2016

    Prescot Town Council have announced the date and times for this year’s big Christmas light switch-on. The festivities take place on Saturday 3 December on Eccleston Street, from 2.30pm to 5.30pm. Attractions include little donkey rides, fairground rides and live...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Shakespeare North Confirms Key Appointments in Prescot Theatre Bid

    The Prescot Playhouse is a step closer to construction, following the appointment of architects and engineers to work on the project. Shakespeare North plan to build an educational complex, with a 350-seat Elizabethan cockpit theatre (pictured) at its...

    • Posted November 11, 2016
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