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2015 Opening Weekend: Review

The 11th Annual Prescot Festival opened in dramatic fashion last Friday, with Bentley Operatic Society performing songs and scenes from the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. Compered with wit and executed with energy and style, the Liverpool-based musical company provided much laughter and entertainment with excerpts from such shows as Princess Ida and The Yeomen of the Guard….

Press Release: Festival Season Underway in Prescot

Festival season is well underway in Prescot as the town’s arts and music festival prepares to enter its second decade. June began with a sell-out promenade production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, then continued last weekend with the Prescot Producers’ Market, the first ever Prescot Artisan Craft Fair, and the annual Elizabethan Fayre. Now it…

Nostalgic Opening Weekend Approaches

The opening weekend of this year’s Prescot Festival promises an irresistibly nostalgic vibe. The 10-day programme opens on Friday 19 June with the Bentley Operatic Society singing songs from the shows of Gilbert and Sullivan—a staple of light entertainment on stage, screen and TV for over a century. The afternoon of Sunday 21 June sees…

Press Release: Festival of Firsts

This year’s Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts will be a festival of firsts, with new additions to a programme that also includes tried and tested favourites. The new Prescot Town Hall—the one-time Fusilier pub, now transformed inside and out—will be a festival venue for the first time, with an appearance by The Chilled…

Prescot Festival Tickets Now on Sale

It’s Friday 1 May 2015, and tickets are now on sale for the 11th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts. There are three ways you can buy in advance: In person from Poco Coffee at 30 Eccleston Street, Prescot, L34 5QJ. Please be patient & take a seat if cafe customers are waiting to be…