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5 Things to Look Forward to in Prescot in 2016

The year 2015 saw new shops and businesses, restorations of historic shopfronts, spectacular theatrical productions and more in the town of Prescot. But what does 2016 hold?

Here are just a few things that the town has in store this year:

1. 12th …

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Prescot in 2015: Review of the Year

It’s been a monumental year for Prescot, and Owen Barton of the Prescot Townscape Heritage Initiative has done a splendid job of summing up all the year’s achievements.

We’ve seen new businesses come to the town centre, from The Dance Shop …

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Visit Prescot Church, 11, 12 & 13 September

Knowsley’s only Grade I listed building will open its doors to the public this September.

The Church of Mary the Blessed Virgin, also known as Prescot Parish Church, is open on Friday 11, Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September for Heritage …

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Arts in Prescot: What’s on This Autumn

Via Prescot Festival:

Prescot’s historic parish church of Mary the Blessed Virgin will open its doors for Heritage Open Days this autumn.

Dating mostly to 1610, but with some parts built as far back as the Anglo-Saxon era, the …

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Prescot Coffee Shop Adds Comedy to the Menu

A Prescot coffee shop is offering good food and plenty of laughter as it brings something new to the town centre’s nightlife next month.

After testing the waters with several evening events, Poco Coffee is offering audiences a line-up of five …

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New Lease of Life for Historic Prescot Building

An impressive house on the corner of High Street and Church Street is now home to Shakespeare North.

The charitable trust, whose ultimate aim is to build an Elizabethan theatre in Prescot, purchased the Georgian townhouse after it was vacated by Prescot Museum …

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Arts, Crafts & Summer Fun at July Market Weekend

Prescot town centre has another packed day of events coming up on Saturday 4 July.

The monthly Prescot Producers’ Market is back from 9am to 2pm on Eccleston Street, promising the usual array of fresh produce, baked treats, deli goods and more.

At the …

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Prescot Festival Opens Friday 19 June

Festival season is well underway in Prescot as the town’s arts and music festival prepares to enter its second decade.

June began with a sell-out promenade production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, then continued last weekend with the Prescot Producers’ Market, …

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Elizabethan Fayre Attracts 1k to Prescot

The sun shone on around a thousand visitors to this year’s Prescot’s Elizabethan Fayre on Saturday 6 June.

The town celebrated its wonderful heritage, recreating the old May Fayres that were held in Prescot, during the era of the first Queen …

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Curtain Goes up Again on Shakespeare Mural

Prescot Town Team is excited to announce that the spectacular wall art on the corner of Leyland Street and Eccleston Street is fully repaired and on show again.

The mural was erected in July 2014, and depicts an Elizabethan theatre, much like the playhouse …

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