Press Release: Something Old, Something New at Prescot Festival

Prescot’s 10th annual arts and music festival promises a host of tested classics among newer offerings. Twentieth of June’s opening night, with Phoenix Concert Orchestra, features such popular ‘light music’ melodies as A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square and Puffin’ Billy, better known as the theme to Radio 4’s Children’s Favourites.

2014 Festival Volunteers Welcome

The next Friends of the Festival meeting takes place on Tuesday 10 June at 8.15pm in Prescot Parish Meeting Room. This is a vital meeting for all 2014 festival volunteers – everyone’s welcome to hear news, share views, and sign up to help at specific events. See you there!

Press Release: Chance for everyone to shine at Prescot Festival

Arts in Prescot wants you to share some of the limelight at its annual festival later this month. The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts invites sopranos, tenors, altos and basses of all standards to sing excerpts from Handel’s Messiah. The ‘come-and-sing’ Prescot Festival Chorus attracted a spectacular 100 people from across the region last…

Press Release: Merseyside Festival Remembers WWI

The Prescot Festival will commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War One next month. Local schools will submit artwork to a special WWI-themed exhibition in Prescot’s 17th-century parish church during the arts and music festival, which runs from 20 to 29 June. The ‘Local Heroes, Distant Voices’ exhibition at Knowsley Park Centre for…

Press Release: Prescot Festival Welcomes UK’s Top Brass

One of the UK’s top-ranking brass bands is preparing for a visit to Prescot, Merseyside, to help celebrate ten years of the town’s annual arts and music festival. Foden’s Band, which ranks number four in the country, will appear in the historic Lancashire town’s 17th-century Parish Church on Saturday 28 June. The programme features tunes…