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…

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…