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Press Release: Brassy Line-up for 2015 Prescot Festival

Tubas, trumpets and trombones will herald the 11th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts this year. World number four-ranking brass band Foden’s Band will bring its melodies to the historic Lancashire town on Saturday 27 June, building on the success of last year’s brilliantly received gala performance. Then up-and-coming soloist Hannah Mackenzie, from…

The Wheelbarrow Race, by Jill Herring

Jill Herring won the Prescot Festival Short Story Competition 2014 with this whimsical yet tender tale of two boys and their elderly grandmother. Click here for details of how to enter the 2015 contest. THE WHEELBARROW RACE By Jill Herring ********** ANNUAL VILLAGE FETE SWINGS, RIFLE RANGE, KIDDIES’ TREASURE HUNT GUESS THE WEIGHT OF THE PIG,…

Press Release: 2015 Short Story Competition Now Open

An arts festival wants budding fiction writers across Merseyside and Halton to pick up their pens for the chance to win a cash prize. The 11th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts is offering £100 to the best short story on the theme ‘Treasure.’ Previous themes for the competition, now in its fourth…