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Press release: Prescot Festival Clocks up 15 Years

A Merseyside arts festival is celebrating its fifteenth year this June. At a time when similar festivals often run into trouble after two or three years, the Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts has continually defied the odds and has been going from strength to strength since 2005. The 2019 line-up includes Dr Jazz…

2019 Prescot Festival 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? Entry to the 2019 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition is FREE and open to non-professional writers of ALL AGES living in Merseyside and Halton. This year’s theme is MAGIC, MYTH & MYSTERY. The word…

Parr Band Helps Us Raise £545 for Festival

Thank-you to our guest artists Parr Band and to the volunteers and audience who made our 15 March fundraiser such a success. As well as tucking into a Cottom’s hot pot supper, guests at the ‘Best of Brass’ concert enjoyed an evening of music by composers as diverse as Antonio Vivaldi, George Gershwin and the…

Press release: Merseyside Arts Festival Promises Movies & Musicals

Show tunes are on the programme at this year’s Prescot Festival. Crosby-based Opera Viva will be ‘On Broadway’ at Whiston Town Hall on Saturday 29 June, promising an array of classic songs picked from among the great American musicals. Festival favourites Maghull Wind Orchestra are back in town on the following night for a rousing,…