Other-worldly Story Takes Prescot Festival Prize

The tale of a boy’s dreams underneath a magical night sky has won the 2020 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition. Rita Simpson, from Huyton, received £100 and publication on prescotfestival.co.uk for the bittersweet fantasy ‘When You Wish upon a Star.’ The contest was the only aspect of the local arts festival that was able to…

Press Release: Summer Cultural Season Underway in Prescot

It’s almost time for the Prescot Festival, and already the summer season of culture and entertainment has begun. On 4 May hundreds of visitors were whisked back in time at the town’s most successful Elizabethan Fayre yet. School choirs, street entertainers, birds of prey and animals of every variety took part in the celebration of…

Press release: Prescot Festival Clocks up 15 Years

A Merseyside arts festival is celebrating its fifteenth year this June. At a time when similar festivals often run into trouble after two or three years, the Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts has continually defied the odds and has been going from strength to strength since 2005. The 2019 line-up includes Dr Jazz…