The 2020 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition is NOW OPEN. Theme: Dreams. Deadline: 29 May 2020. Prize: £100.

2020 Prescot Festival Cancelled

A Message from Rob & Laura Dear Friends of the Festival, It is with a heavy heart that we announce the cancellation of all events at this year’s Prescot Festival (19-28 June) with the exception of the Festival’s Short Story Competition (online version). You can expect the usual regular arts news and updates via our…

2020 Prescot Festival Come & Sing: Handel’s Messiah

Sorry – this event is now cancelled. 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…

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…