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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…

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,…

Press Release: Arts Festival Announces Line-up for 15th Year

The Prescot Festival has announced a must-see line-up of arts, music, culture and entertainment for June 2019. The 10-day programme sees return visits from a few familiar faces, including the toe-tapping swing band Dr Jazz & the Cheshire Cats, the much-loved Liverpool historian Ken Pye and the celebrated Maghull Wind Orchestra, an all-age ensemble that…

Press release: Swinging Start to Prescot Festival

A trio of musical talent from across the North West will dominate the closing weekend of this year’s Prescot Festival. The 10-day arts festival opened last weekend, with over 500 music lovers packing into Prescot’s Jacobean parish church for a lineup that featured Swingshift Big Band, Haydock Male Voice Choir and cathedral organist Daniel Bishop….