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2020 Prescot Festival Come & Sing: Handel’s Messiah

Sopranos, altos, tenors and basses are once again invited to join the Prescot Festival Chorus for its annual ‘Come & Sing.’ This year’s event takes place on Saturday 20 June, and the main programme item is Handel’s Messiah (excerpts). The performance opens with the anthem For Mary, Mother of Our Lord, a setting of John Raphael…

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…

2019 Prescot Festival Come & Sing: Vivaldi’s Gloria

SATB singers are invited to join the Prescot Festival Chorus for its annual ‘Come & Sing,’ once again conducted by James Luxton (Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral), with Peter Kwater (St Bartholomew’s Rainhill) at the organ. The last few years have since over 100 singers assemble each June to perform choral works ranging from established masterpieces such…

2018 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition

Are you imaginative?  Do you love to tell a good story? Do you have the urge to put pen to paper? Entry to the 2018 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 DARKNESS & LIGHT. The word cloud…

Come & Sing Fauré’s Requiem, June 2018

The Prescot Festival Chorus will sing Gabriel Fauré’s celebrated Requiem this June, to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One. The performance takes place at 7pm on Saturday 16 June in Prescot Parish Church, as part of the 14th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts. Sopranos, altos, tenors and basses…