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Press release: Prescot Festival Box Office Now Live

Tickets for 10 days of arts and music in the historic town of Prescot go on sale today, Tuesday 1 May. Audiences can look forward to songs from the shows, a journey through the history of swing and a special screening of Willy Russell’s Educating Rita among other events at the festival, now in its…

Thank You, Bentley, Volunteers & Audience!

Our thanks to Bentley Operatic Society, the Friends of the Festival and our appreciative audience for last week’s successful fundraiser. We sat down to a delicious Cottom’s hot pot – confession time – some of us had seconds, and even thirds! – before enjoying an evening of Songs from the Shows with our Bentley friends…

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…

Christmas Concert Raises £1K for Charity

A delightfully festive evening of carols and Christmas tunes in Prescot Parish Church has raised £1,000 for local causes. The Mayor of Prescot’s Charity Christmas Concert, an annual tradition organised by the Prescot Festival, saw St Mary’s filled with 400 people this year. Monies raised will be split between Willowbrook Hospice, the Roy Castle Lung…

Tesco Bags of Help: Vote Prescot Festival

The Prescot Festival is in the running for up to £4,000 in funding from Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme. The funds will be a great boost to community arts and music in Prescot and the surrounding areas. You can vote by collecting tokens at the till and placing them in the festival slot by the…