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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…

Prescot Festival Celebrates 10th Year

Press release: A Merseyside arts festival has beaten the odds and will celebrate its tenth year this June. When the Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts was founded, in 2005, the average festival lasted just a few years before folding. But solid leadership and community support has ensured the historic Lancashire town’s 10-day annual…

Home Front Raises £400 for Festival

The ladies of the Home Front made a return visit to Prescot last week, raising over £400 for the 2014 Prescot Festival. Following a sell-out appearance in 2013, the duo came back with more songs and sketches from World War II. Over 80 people packed St Paul’s church hall to capacity for the show. A big…