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Press Release: Festival Season Underway in Prescot

Festival season is well underway in Prescot as the town’s arts and music festival prepares to enter its second decade. June began with a sell-out promenade production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, then continued last weekend with the Prescot Producers’ Market, the first ever Prescot Artisan Craft Fair, and the annual Elizabethan Fayre. Now it…

Nostalgic Opening Weekend Approaches

The opening weekend of this year’s Prescot Festival promises an irresistibly nostalgic vibe. The 10-day programme opens on Friday 19 June with the Bentley Operatic Society singing songs from the shows of Gilbert and Sullivan—a staple of light entertainment on stage, screen and TV for over a century. The afternoon of Sunday 21 June sees…

Press Release: Festival of Firsts

This year’s Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts will be a festival of firsts, with new additions to a programme that also includes tried and tested favourites. The new Prescot Town Hall—the one-time Fusilier pub, now transformed inside and out—will be a festival venue for the first time, with an appearance by The Chilled…