More 2012 Prescot Festival Photos

Many thanks to Brian Jagger, Rob Howard and Laura Bonnett for taking these photos at the recent Eighth Annual Prescot Festival of Music and the Arts. Local schoolchildren recite “Macavity the Mystery Cat,” from TS Eliot’s much-loved poetry anthology Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats: Wirral poet Steve Regan brought some unusual props to the Old…

Schools’ Artwork (2012 Prescot Festival)

Three local schools contributed artwork for exhibition at this year’s Prescot Festival. Below: impressive displays from Evelyn Community Primary School, St Mary & St Paul’s Church of England Primary School and Knowsley Park Centre for Learning.  

Short Story Winner Announced

The winner of the first ever Prescot Festival Short Story Competition was announced last month. We are delighted to award the £100 prize to Maureen McEvoy, of Haydock, for her story Last Train From Lime Street. The judges enjoyed the sense of setting, the well-drawn characters and the overall concept of the story, with its…

Thank You!

We’d like to offer dozens of individuals, organisations and businesses our gratitude for their contribution to an excellent Eighth Annual Prescot Festival of Music and the Arts. Thank-you to…

British Weather Can’t Keep a Good Festival Down

(Press Release) Neither the football nor the threat of rain kept music lovers from the Prescot Festival on Sunday night. Concertgoers packed into the Parish Church for the Diamond Jubilee-themed finale to 10 days of arts and music in the historic Lancashiretown. The 17th-century building reverberated to the sound of such patriotic hymns as Jerusalem…