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Short Story Winner: The Solution Is in the Pickle

We are proud to present for the first time online the winning entry in the 2016 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition. Entrants were asked to write up to 1,000 words of fiction inspired by the phrase ‘in a pickle,’ first recorded in William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Maureen McEvoy of Haydock won £100 for her winning story….

Become a Friend of the Festival to Hear News & Share Views

The Prescot Festival invites every member of the community to volunteer as a Friend of the Festival. We hold five meetings a year, to which everyone can come to hear the latest news and help plan future concerts and other events. Our next meeting is on Tuesday 13 September at 8.15pm in Prescot Parish Meeting Room….

Festival Audience Tops 1,600 for First Time

For the first time in its 11-year history a Merseyside arts festival has attracted more than 1,600 visitors. The 12th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts showcased big bands, orchestras, choirs and acoustic singers to draw in the crowds between 17 and 26 June. Among this year’s highlights was a moving performance of…