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Festival Diary: Day 10

Oh Happy Day, Amazing Grace¬†and Down by the Riverside were among the gospel favourites resounding through the Parish Church last night. Tyndale Thomas (pictured) and the Liverpool Harmonic Gospel Choir sang with such exuberance that the audience could barely help but join in, whether by swaying, clapping or, at times, singing along. This energetic performance…

Festival Diary: Day 9

The catering team at St Paul’s Church outdid themselves last night with a delicious hot pot supper. Liverpool folk band The Travelling People provided the music for the barn dance, and the crowds loved it — despite their exhaustion by the end of the night. Today, JMU historian Rosemary Tyler takes us back in time…

A Note on the British Summer

Please note that all Prescot Festival events this weekend will be going ahead as planned, whatever the weather. All events are indoors — we’d like to stress that coming to the Prescot Festival is probably your best chance of cosy shelter from the wind and rain!