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Christmas in Prescot

Update: Saturday 1 December from 3 to 5.30pm on Church Street: Official Christmas Lights Switch-on. As you plan ahead for Christmas 2012, don’t forget to book a space in your calendar on Friday 7 December, for Arts in Prescot’s Christmas Concert. The programme this year features Phoenix Concert Orchestra, Prescot & Whiston Methodist Choir, Prescot…

Organs & Old Lace

Organ music tends to attract niche audiences, so we were delighted to see a record turnout at the annual Prescot Parish Organ Recital last month. Bravo! to Tim Hall, as well as guest musicians Laura Bonnett (on flute) and Dr Robert Howard (accompanying on piano). Starting tonight (Thursday, 11 October), the Rainhill Garrick Society presents…

Organ Recital, 28 September, 2012

Prescot Parish Organist Tim Hall will be giving his annual recital on Friday, 28 September, at 7.30pm. Lasting about an hour, the programme of sacred and secular classics will be followed by cheese and wine, all included in the ticket price of £4. It takes place in the majestic 17th-century Prescot Parish Church, whose organ…

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.