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Mersey Writing Competition Invites Contestants on a ‘Journey’

The 2014 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition is now open. Here’s our official press release: Creative writers from across the region are invited to submit fiction to the 2014 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition. A £100 prize goes to the winner of the best short story inspired by this year’s theme, ‘Journey’. Last year’s contest…

Sneak Peek at the 2014 Festival Programme

The full programme for the 10th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts will be announced imminently – but in the meantime, here’s a taster of what’s coming: Highlights  include songs from the shows, a choral spectacular, organ recital by Prof. Dr Ian Tracey, verse speaking festival, poetry evening, young instrumentalist competition,  jazz & dinner, acoustic & open mic…

Christmas Concert Raises £1.25K

Thank you! Our 2013 Christmas Concert saw over 400 performers and audience packed inside Prescot Parish Church, and the event raised an impressive £1,250 for good causes. South Liverpool Orchestra’s jaunty programme included Sleigh Ride and the Can-Can, to which appreciative listeners clapped and cheered along. There were also turns from no less than four…

Christmas in Prescot – 2013

It’s time to get out your diary and pencil in that all-important date – the Mayor of Prescot’s Charity Christmas Concert. This year’s takes place at Prescot Parish Church on Thursday 12 December. For the first time we welcome the South Liverpool Orchestra, under the reliable baton of conductor Dr Robert Howard.