Press Release: Prescot Festival Celebrates Shakespeare

A Merseyside arts festival is asking budding writers to take inspiration from William Shakespeare, in the 400th year since the death of the great playwright. The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts has chosen ‘in a pickle’ as the theme for its annual short story contest, now in its fifth year. The phrase was…

Press Release: BGT Star Makes Surprise Prescot Appearance

Concertgoers at the opening night of the Prescot Festival last Friday were taken by surprise when a Britain’s Got Talent finalist took to the stage to sing. Richard Johnson – one half of the Johnson Brothers with younger sibling Adam – sat with the audience for the first half of the concert, given by Birkenhead…

Day 2: Fauré & Gospel

Birkenhead Operatic Society never disappoint their fans, so we probably don’t need to tell you the Prescot Festival audience was buzzing after last night’s opening concert. Aside from the usual brilliant sound and array of unforgettable show tunes, BOST (pictured) had a surprise in store. Remember Richard and Adam Johnson, the duo whose rendition of The Impossible…

Day 1: Opening Night!

We are reining in our excitement as we look forward to this evening’s Songs from the Shows. Birkenhead Operatic Society have returned again and again to the Prescot Festival by popular demand – their witty, polished and entertaining performances always leave audiences wanting more. Tonight’s ‘Best of British’ concert will feature songs from over a…