2011 Prescot Festival

The 7th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts ran from Friday 17 to Sunday 26 June 2011.

From the website archives:

The Seventh Annual Prescot Festival of Music and the Arts
runs from Friday 17 to Sunday 26 June 2011


Full Programme
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Fri 17 June 7.30pm St Paul’s Church
Opening Night: Festive Barn Dance with Live Band & Hot Pot Supper
 £6 More info
Sat 18 June 11.00am – 4.00pm Brown’s Field
Prescot Carnival 
FREE More info
7.00pm Prescot Parish Church
Brass & Voices: 
Brass Favourites with Parr Band, plus Choral Highlights from Haydn’s Creation with the Prescot Festival Chorus (Come & Sing). FREE More info
Sun 19 June 2.00 – 4.00pm Prescot Museum
Sunday Funday with the Blue Moon String Quartet 
FREE More info
6.30pm Prescot Parish Church
Notes from a New Era 
New music with contemporary ensemble COMA Manchester £2 More info
Mon 20 June 6.30pm St Mary & St Paul’s School
Schools Verse Speaking Festival
FREE More info
Tue 21 June 7.30pm Prescot Parish Meeting Room
Our Day Out: A special screening of the classic 1977 BBC comedy-drama, by Whiston-born playwright Willy Russell £4 More info
Wed 22 June 7.30pm The Old Mill (pub)
Acoustic Night & Open Mic 
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Thu 23 June 7.30pm Our Lady & St Joseph’s RC Church
Sefton Schools’ Music Service inConcert led by Phil Shotton, featuring Sefton Schools’ Brass & Saxophone Ensemble, & Flute & Clarinet Choirs. Plus musicians from Deyes High School, Maghull, conducted by Dr Robert Howard £4 More info
Fri 24 June 7.30pm Prescot Methodist Centre
Friday Night Is Music Night with L’Orchestra Dell’Arte
 conducted by Edward Peak, formerly of the RLPO, BBC. Guest soloist soprano Laura Sheerin £6 More info
Sat 25 June 11.30am Prescot Methodist Centre
Bringing Local History Alive: 
Talk by Prescotian & JMU historian Rosemary Tyler FREE More info
7.30pm Prescot Methodist Centre
Bentley Operatic Society in Concert:
 Programme of light opera and musical favourites, including Gilbert & Sullivan, Lehar’s Merry Widow £4 More info
Sun 26 June 3.00pm Prescot Parish Church

Organ Recital: Guest organist Timothy Noon, Director of Music, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral £4More info

6.00pm Prescot Parish Church
Choral Evensong 
featuring the choir & organist of Prescot Parish Church
FREE More info
7.30pm Prescot Parish Church
Last Night of the Proms: Liverpool Male Voice Choir FREE 
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Fri 17 – Sat 18 & Tue 21 – Sat 25 June, 9.30 – 11.30am, Prescot Methodist Centre
Coffee Bar & Festival Open House

Mon 20 – Fri 24 June, 12 noon – 2.00pm, Prescot Parish Church
Art Exhibition
Featuring artwork by local schools & parishioners


Ongoing exhibitions at Prescot Museum (The Wondrous Collection of Encapsulated Time)
and Prescot Library (Prescot Festival archives display)