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Day 7: Barn Dance, Dinner, Acoustic Night & Open Mic

Congratulations to Ethan Cheung (Year 4) and Sonny Fielding (Year 9) for winning the Primary and Secondary categories, respectively, in last night’s Young Instrumentalist of Prescot competition. Pianist Ethan, from Holy Family Catholic Primary School, Halewood, astonished the audience and judges with the technically demanding German Dance in C, by Joseph Haydn. It was a performance…

Day 6: Young Instrumentalist of Prescot

Evelyn Community Primary School hosts the second annual Young Instrumentalist of Prescot this evening. Our judges were overwhelmed by the musical talent on show at this year’s inaugural event, and we can’t wait to see what Prescot’s young musicians have for us tonight. The event starts at 6.30pm, and entry is free, but as usual…

Day 5: Victory for St Mary & St Paul’s School!

St Mary & St Paul’s Primary School have hosted the Schools Verse Speaking Competition every year since 2008 – and yesterday they took their chance to seize first place for the first time. The school beat four others from across Knowsley and Halton with their recitation of “Snow White” from Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes – a performance…

Day 4: Schools Verse Speaking Competition

Yesterday we welcomed Liverpool Cathedral’s Daniel Bishop to the Prescot Festival to give an organ recital. In what one audience member amusingly described as a “very civilised” affair, the young Mr Bishop played for over an hour before chatting with attendees over cheese and wine. It was a sterling programme of both sacred and secular…

Press Release: BGT Star Makes Surprise Prescot Appearance

Concertgoers at the opening night of the Prescot Festival last Friday were taken by surprise when a Britain’s Got Talent finalist took to the stage to sing. Richard Johnson – one half of the Johnson Brothers with younger sibling Adam – sat with the audience for the first half of the concert, given by Birkenhead…