Press Release: Prescot Festival Set to Swing on Opening Night

The Prescot Festival will get toes tapping as it takes audiences through a history of swing music next week. Swingshift Big Band (pictured), already a firm favourite with Prescot audiences, are the special guests on the opening night of the town’s fourteenth annual arts festival on Friday 15 June. They’ll be joined by vocalist Corinne…

Press Release: Prescot Prepares for Festival Season

Festival season is about to descend on Prescot, with a lineup of culture and entertainment culminating in the 10-day Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts. Now in its 14th year, the festival makes an array of events—from art and poetry to jazz and classical music—accessible to everyone at affordable prices. This year’s programme opens…

Press release: Prescot Festival Box Office Now Live

Tickets for 10 days of arts and music in the historic town of Prescot go on sale today, Tuesday 1 May. Audiences can look forward to songs from the shows, a journey through the history of swing and a special screening of Willy Russell’s Educating Rita among other events at the festival, now in its…

Thank You, Bentley, Volunteers & Audience!

Our thanks to Bentley Operatic Society, the Friends of the Festival and our appreciative audience for last week’s successful fundraiser. We sat down to a delicious Cottom’s hot pot – confession time – some of us had seconds, and even thirds! – before enjoying an evening of Songs from the Shows with our Bentley friends…