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Press Release: Festival Season Arrives in Prescot

A month of culture and entertainment is on offer in the historic market town of Prescot this June. The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts runs from Friday 16 to Sunday 25 June, but a packed month of cultural events kicks off on Saturday 3 June with the town’s Elizabethan Fayre. Celebrating Prescot’s historical…

Prescot Festival Ushers in New Generation of Talent

The Prescot Festival will showcase young, rising musical and artistic talent in June this year. Primary and secondary school children from across the borough of Knowsley will once again perform live in pursuit of the title of Young Instrumentalist of Prescot during this year’s 10-day programme. Sonny Fielding, a former St Edmund Arrowsmith student from…

Press Release: Army Band Lined up for Prescot Festival Finale

One of the nation’s top military bands will appear at this year’s Prescot Festival. Organisers of the arts and music festival, now in its 13th year, have secured the Band of the Yorkshire Regiment as its musical guest for its Proms-style finale. Audience members are encouraged to wave flags and sing along to a selection…

Show Tune Festival Fundraiser a Success

A concert showcasing songs from the musicals of Rodgers and Hammerstein raised £261.05 for the Prescot Festival, after costs. The money from Friday 10 March’s fundraiser will go towards a 2017 lineup that includes Leyland Band, the Band of the Yorkshire Regiment, Phoenix Concert Orchestra and the Chilled Lemons Jazz Quintet. Our thanks go to…