Press Release: Prescot Prepares for Festival Season

Festival season is about to descend on Prescot, with a lineup of culture and entertainment culminating in the 10-day Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts. Now in its 14th year, the festival makes an array of events—from art and poetry to jazz and classical music—accessible to everyone at affordable prices. This year’s programme opens…

Prescot Brushes up Its Shakespeare as Festival Approaches

Prescot is coming alive with arts and culture as its 12th annual festival approaches. The 10-day Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts opens in mid-June, but before then there’s an array of other cultural events in the historic Lancashire town. Saturday 4 June (10am—3pm<>, Church Street) sees the annual Elizabethan Fayre return, with games,…

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…

Join the Wizard’s Quest This October

A fairy-tale experience taking place in the woodlands of Prescot Parish Church, The Wizard’s Quest takes you on a magical journey to find the great wizard’s daughter, Miranda, and return her to the palace in time for the Halloween ball. The 50-minute walkabout adventure introduces you to fairies and fools, and all manner of fantastical forest creatures as…