Christmas Concert Raises £1K+ for Charity

Thank you to the vast array of people – performers, volunteers and audience – who made 6 December’s Christmas Concert such a wonderful, festive occasion, helping us to raise £1,004 for the Mayor of Prescot’s Charity. We were promised a quintet of musicians from Allerton Brass, but were delighted to go one better and receive…

Remembering World War One

Our thanks to all who participated in this year’s Remembrance Day weekend, in the year that marked a century since the end of World War One. The Prescot Festival was pleased to join the Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard, Prescot Parish Church and Prescot Town Council in commemorating the centenary with a concert on…

In the Light of the Moon, by Malcolm Terry

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2018 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition is Malcolm Terry, for ‘In the Light of the Moon.’ It is published here for the first time and will also be published in the August 2018 Prescot Parish Magazine. Malcolm receives a cheque for £100. I love the…

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….

Press Release: Prescot Prepares for Festival Season

Festival season is about to descend on Prescot, with a lineup of culture and entertainment culminating in the 10-day Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts. Now in its 14th year, the festival makes an array of events—from art and poetry to jazz and classical music—accessible to everyone at affordable prices. This year’s programme opens…