‘Voice of Liverpool’ to Star in Festival Closing Weekend

A Merseyside arts festival draws to a close with the singing sensation known as the ‘Voice of Liverpool’ on Sunday 30 June. Mezzo-soprano Danielle Louis Thomas joins the Maghull Wind Orchestra for the Prescot Festival Finale, bringing to an end 10 days of arts, music, culture and entertainment in the historic Lancashire town. Also known…

Press Release: Summer Cultural Season Underway in Prescot

It’s almost time for the Prescot Festival, and already the summer season of culture and entertainment has begun. On 4 May hundreds of visitors were whisked back in time at the town’s most successful Elizabethan Fayre yet. School choirs, street entertainers, birds of prey and animals of every variety took part in the celebration of…

Press release: Prescot Festival Clocks up 15 Years

A Merseyside arts festival is celebrating its fifteenth year this June. At a time when similar festivals often run into trouble after two or three years, the Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts has continually defied the odds and has been going from strength to strength since 2005. The 2019 line-up includes Dr Jazz…

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…

Parr Band Helps Us Raise £545 for Festival

Thank-you to our guest artists Parr Band and to the volunteers and audience who made our 15 March fundraiser such a success. As well as tucking into a Cottom’s hot pot supper, guests at the ‘Best of Brass’ concert enjoyed an evening of music by composers as diverse as Antonio Vivaldi, George Gershwin and the…