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…

2017 Mayor of Prescot’s Charity Christmas Concert

The festival welcomes guest musicians Scratch Brass Ensemble to help Prescot celebrate the festive season this December. The 2017 Mayor of Prescot’s Charity Christmas Concert takes place on Thursday 7 December from 7pm to 8.15pm in Prescot Parish Church. Joining in the merriment will be the staff and pupil choirs of Evelyn Community Primary School,…

Tesco Bags of Help: Vote Prescot Festival

The Prescot Festival is in the running for up to £4,000 in funding from Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme. The funds will be a great boost to community arts and music in Prescot and the surrounding areas. You can vote by collecting tokens at the till and placing them in the festival slot by the…

Knowsley Award Win for Prescot Festival

The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts has received a prestigious borough-wide award for the second time. At a gala ceremony earlier this month, the festival was announced Cultural Organisation of the Year at the 2017 Knowsley Sports & Cultural Awards. It last held the honour in 2015. Artistic Director Dr Robert Howard also…

Parish Fundraiser Showcases Choir Talent

Members of Prescot Parish Choir joined their organist for a musical fundraiser last month. September’s Parish Musicians in Concert, organised by the Prescot Festival, generated £365.05 towards St Mary’s church funds. The annual concert originated as a recital opportunity for organist Tim Hall but has evolved over the years to incorporate performances by other guest…