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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…

Knowsley Award Win for Prescot Festival

The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts has received a prestigious borough-wide award for the second time. At a gala ceremony earlier this month, the festival was announced Cultural Organisation of the Year at the 2017 Knowsley Sports & Cultural Awards. It last held the honour in 2015. Artistic Director Dr Robert Howard also…

Parish Fundraiser Showcases Choir Talent

Members of Prescot Parish Choir joined their organist for a musical fundraiser last month. September’s Parish Musicians in Concert, organised by the Prescot Festival, generated £365.05 towards St Mary’s church funds. The annual concert originated as a recital opportunity for organist Tim Hall but has evolved over the years to incorporate performances by other guest…