December has begun, and so have the Christmas festivities here in Prescot. Check out the What’s On page for the full run-down of carol concerts, services and other music, entertainment and festive fun events in and around Prescot this Christmas. Image: Don Bergquist
The Prescot Festival is competing for a £6,000 grant from NatWest Community Force. To place your vote, visit the festival’s project page here. After you’ve voted, please ask friends to vote, and spread the word via Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites. The extra funding would mean more accessible, affordable arts and music events…
In 2008, local filmmaker Tim Brunsden made this short documentary about the Prescot Festival, which was then proud to be supporting Liverpool as the European Capital of Culture. It was shot on the final night of that year’s 10-day festival and features our old friends the Fairey Band.
Artwork from Prescot schoolchildren, as seen on display in the 2011 Prescot Festival: Photo: Brian Jagger You can see more photos of the 2011 Prescot Festival at the Festival Retrospective, on display at Prescot Library until Friday, 9 September.
We’ve added some parking information to our guide to Prescot venues. Click here to see the map with info on Prescot car park locations, hours and charges.