All posts tagged "theatre"

  • 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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  • Autumnal Fairy Tale from MATE Productions

    Prescot-based MATE Productions are all set for their latest walkabout fairy-tale adventure, The Fool’s Tale. The fun starts in Prescot Parish Church Meeting Room, where children will take part in a firework-themed arts and crafts workshop (while the...

    • Posted October 11, 2016
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  • Shakespeare’s As You Like It Back in Prescot – for One Weekend Only!

    MATE Productions will be back on home turf with their hit staging of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It on 30 and 31 July. The show comes back to Prescot after a tour that included Netherley, Halewood, Mossley Hill,...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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  • Double Bill of Shakespeare in Prescot This Summer

    As You Like It already proved a hit when it opened on 4 June, but it’s not the only Shakespeare play coming to Prescot this summer. Lovers of the Bard can return to the woodlands of Prescot Parish Church...

    • Posted June 30, 2016
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  • What’s on in Prescot: June 2016

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill in June 2016 Saturday 4 June . 9am-2pm . Eccleston Street, Prescot PRESCOT PRODUCERS’ MARKET Saturday 4 June . 9am-4pm . Prescot Shopping Centre PRESCOT ARTS, CRAFT & GIFT FAIR...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Prescot Elizabethan Fayre on 4 June

    You won’t want to miss this year’s Elizabethan Fayre, on Saturday 4 June, when Prescot recreates its famous Tudor fayres and celebrates the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. Medieval music, dance, arts and crafts will give...

    • Posted May 23, 2016
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  • Festival Season Almost upon Prescot

    The month of June 2016 will be packed full of events celebrating Prescot’s unique history, heritage and culture. It kicks off with the annual Elizabethan Fayre on Saturday 4 June. From 10am to 3pm, visitors have a chance...

    • Posted May 13, 2016
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  • Late Actor Bill Moores to Feature in Prescot Festival Tribute

    The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts pays tribute to a popular star of stage, screen and TV this year. Most people know that playwright Willy Russell was born in neighbouring Whiston, but his classic BBC...

    • Posted May 5, 2016
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  • Shakespeare’s As You Like It Coming to Prescot This Summer

    MATE Productions will make the grounds of Prescot Parish Church and Vicarage their stage again when they perform William Shakespeare’s comedy As You Like It this summer. To promote the show, they’ve commandeered the people of Prescot – including...

    • Posted April 28, 2016
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