Fairground, by Malcolm Terry

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2019 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition is Malcolm Terry, for ‘Fairground.’ The theme this year was ‘Magic, Myth & Mystery,’ and the judges felt this tale had all three and a wonderfully macabre atmosphere. It is published here for the first time and will also…

2019 Young Instrumentalists of Prescot

Three Knowsley schools took part in the 2019 Young Instrumentalists of Prescot. Evelyn Community Primary School hosted the event, which featured its own musicians, along with pupils from Our Lady Catholic Primary School and Cronton CE Primary School. Where for several years the event was a competition, with winners for each of the Key Stages…

‘Voice of Liverpool’ to Star in Festival Closing Weekend

A Merseyside arts festival draws to a close with the singing sensation known as the ‘Voice of Liverpool’ on Sunday 30 June. Mezzo-soprano Danielle Louis Thomas joins the Maghull Wind Orchestra for the Prescot Festival Finale, bringing to an end 10 days of arts, music, culture and entertainment in the historic Lancashire town. Also known…

Press Release: Prescot Festival Brings Cathedrals to Your Doorstep

A Merseyside arts festival is saving you a trip to Liverpool’s cathedrals by bringing the cathedrals to you. Both of the city’s majestic cathedrals will be represented at the Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts later this month. On Saturday 22 June, James Luxton, assistant director of music at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ…

Press Release: Summer Cultural Season Underway in Prescot

It’s almost time for the Prescot Festival, and already the summer season of culture and entertainment has begun. On 4 May hundreds of visitors were whisked back in time at the town’s most successful Elizabethan Fayre yet. School choirs, street entertainers, birds of prey and animals of every variety took part in the celebration of…