Tuesday 4 June Friends of the Festival Meeting: 5.45pm-6.30pm at Prescot Parish Church

Press release: 20th Anniversary Celebrations for the Prescot Festival

A top-ranking brass band, a celebrated cathedral choir and a screening of a classic British film are among the highlights of a now 20-year old Merseyside arts festival this June. South Liverpool Orchestra opens the 10-day Prescot Festival programme in style on Friday 21 June, with the world-renowned Liverpool Cathedral Choir performing the following day. […]

2024 Short Story Competition Now Open

Do you love to tell a good story? Are you imaginative? Do you have the urge to put pen to paper? If so, write a short story of up to 1,000 words on a theme of ‘What a Score!’ to celebrate the Festival’s 20th anniversary. ‘Score’ can represent a group of 20, but let your […]

Come & Sing Fauré’s Requiem, June 2024

The Prescot Festival Chorus will gather on Saturday 22 June to sing Gabriel Fauré’s enduringly popular Requiem. Ian Wells (Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool Parish Church) returns to conduct, with Peter Kwater (St Bartholomew’s Rainhill) at the organ. The performance takes place at 7pm in the historic, Grade I-listed church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin, Prescot. […]

Trinity Girls Brass Band in Concert, 8 March

[Update from the festival director: Many thanks to all who supported the terrific Trinity Girls Brass Band concert, a Prescot Festival Fundraiser, at Prescot Parish Church on Friday 8th March. After costs, the event raised £132.21 for Festival funds. This year’s 20th Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts takes place from Friday 21st June […]

[Updated] Christmas is coming…

[Update 8 December] Thank-you! everyone who supported the Mayor of Prescot’s Charity Christmas Concert on 7 December. The event raised over £400 for the mayor’s selected causes! Christmas is just around the corner, and we’ve been busy planning the highlight of our festive programme: The 2023 Mayor of Prescot’s Charity Christmas Concert. Join us on […]

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