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Prescot Festival Celebrates 10th Year

Press release: A Merseyside arts festival has beaten the odds and will celebrate its tenth year this June. When the Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts was founded, in 2005, the average festival lasted just a few years before folding. But solid leadership and community support has ensured the historic Lancashire town’s 10-day annual…

Home Front Raises £400 for Festival

The ladies of the Home Front made a return visit to Prescot last week, raising over £400 for the 2014 Prescot Festival. Following a sell-out appearance in 2013, the duo came back with more songs and sketches from World War II. Over 80 people packed St Paul’s church hall to capacity for the show. A big…

Mersey Writing Competition Invites Contestants on a ‘Journey’

The 2014 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition is now open. Here’s our official press release: Creative writers from across the region are invited to submit fiction to the 2014 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition. A £100 prize goes to the winner of the best short story inspired by this year’s theme, ‘Journey’. Last year’s contest…