Prescot Festival Shortlisted for Echo Award

The Prescot Festival is proud to have made the Community Event of the Year shortlist in the 2017 Echo Awards. Nominations closed earlier in August, and the overall winner will be announced at a prestigious gala ceremony at the Titanic Hotel, Liverpool, on 15 September. The festival, which has been bringing arts and music to…

Friday 22 September: Parish Musicians in Concert

Join singers and instrumentalists from the parish of Prescot on Friday 22 September at 7pm. Held in the stunning Jacobean church of St Mary’s, the concert showcases the musical talent of Parish Organist Tim Hall and select members of Prescot Parish Church Choir, including flautist Laura Bonnett, soprano Elizabeth Lyon and tenor David Kernick. Enjoy…

Press release: Prescot Festival Welcomes 1,600

After 13 years, a Merseyside arts festival has proved it can still pull in big crowds. The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts drew an impressive 1,600 visitors between 16 and 25 June, with a programme that starred the Chilled Lemons Jazz Quintet, Leyland Band—Lancashire’s number one-ranking brass band—and the Band of the Yorkshire…

Vote for the Prescot Festival at Asda Huyton

The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts is in with a chance of winning up to £500 in funding from Asda Huyton’s green token scheme. Just ask for tokens at the till, then drop them in the Prescot Festival slot by the main entrance. We are in the running throughout July, August and September…

Time and Again, by Deborah Jean Lucas

The Prescot Festival is pleased to announce that Deborah Jean Lucas is the winner of the 2017 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition. Her story is below, and it will also be published in the August 2017 Prescot Parish Magazine. She also receives a cheque for £100. Time and Again I was given as a wedding…