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Press Release: Prescot Festival Announces Lineup for Milestone Year

With work on Shakespeare North’s Prescot Playhouse beginning in 2018, organisers of the town’s pioneering arts festival are ensuring this year’s programme is one to remember. The 14th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts promises 10 days of entertainment, with an eclectic schedule encompassing all tastes in music. The festival opens on Friday…

2018 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition

Are you imaginative?  Do you love to tell a good story? Do you have the urge to put pen to paper? Entry to the 2018 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition is FREE and open to non-professional writers of ALL AGES living in Merseyside and Halton. This year’s theme is DARKNESS & LIGHT. The word cloud…

Bentley are back with Songs from the Shows

Bentley Operatic Society return to Prescot on Friday 16 March with Songs from the Shows. The evening concert takes place in Prescot Parish Meeting Room at 7pm (finishing at 9.15pm), and the £6 ticket price includes a Cottom’s Hot Pot supper. A soft bar is available, but guests are welcome to bring their own alcoholic …

Come & Sing Fauré’s Requiem, June 2018

The Prescot Festival Chorus will sing Gabriel Fauré’s celebrated Requiem this June, to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One. The performance takes place at 7pm on Saturday 16 June in Prescot Parish Church, as part of the 14th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts. Sopranos, altos, tenors and basses…

Christmas Concert Raises £1K for Charity

A delightfully festive evening of carols and Christmas tunes in Prescot Parish Church has raised £1,000 for local causes. The Mayor of Prescot’s Charity Christmas Concert, an annual tradition organised by the Prescot Festival, saw St Mary’s filled with 400 people this year. Monies raised will be split between Willowbrook Hospice, the Roy Castle Lung…