The 2020 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition is NOW OPEN. Theme: Dreams. Deadline: 29 May 2020. Prize: £100.

Read Winning Short Stories

As the deadline for entries to the 2020 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition nears, here are our past winners’ tales for your inspiration and entertainment. 2019: Fairground, by Malcolm Terry 2018: In the Light of the Moon, by Malcolm Terry 2017: Time and Again, by Deborah Jean Lucas 2016: The Solution Is in the Pickle,…

A Message from Our Patron, Ian Tracey DL

At this time of year, I would normally have been writing to you to welcome you to the Sixteenth Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts, but that was not to be, given the exceptional and unprecedented situation humanity now faces. In this time of great uncertainty and anxiety we are all in ‘lockdown’, isolating…

2020 Prescot Festival Cancelled

A Message from Rob & Laura Dear Friends of the Festival, It is with a heavy heart that we announce the cancellation of all events at this year’s Prescot Festival (19-28 June) with the exception of the Festival’s Short Story Competition (online version). You can expect the usual regular arts news and updates via our…