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Shakespeare North Reveals Theatre Plans

Did you know that the Earl of Derby – whose family resides at Knowsley Hall to this day – was one of William Shakespeare’s rich and influential patrons?

And did you know that in 1593, the town of Prescot became home …

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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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The Wizard’s Quest: Photo Gallery

The good citizens of Prescot have one last chance to join The Wizard’s Quest this Halloween.

Performances of the magical production are this Saturday, 31 October, at 12 noon, 1pm and 2pm in the grounds of Prescot Parish Church.

Will you help the Great …

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Boo! Halloween 2015 in Prescot

There’s lots of spooky fun lined up for all the family in Prescot this Halloween.

[Psst! Late additions to our calendar of Halloween events: Free Phoenix Night Event at Bryer Road and a spooky Halloween Night at Whitakers Garden Centre, both …

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Join the Wizard’s Quest in Prescot

Join kings and queens and witches and wizards in Prescot this Halloween.

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 …

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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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Shakespeare Production Returns to Prescot by Popular Demand

MATE Productions’ spectacular outdoor staging of A Midsummer Night’s Dream has proved such a success, it is coming back to Prescot for one night only this August.

The magic returns to the grounds of Prescot Parish Church and Vicarage on Saturday …

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – The Trailer Is Out!

MATE Productions have released the official trailer for Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the spectacular promenade production premiering in Prescot later this month.

Funny, romantic and enchanting, the Bard’s most beloved play comes to our historic town thanks to MATE’s partnership with …

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Live the Shakespearean Dream This May & June

MATE Productions and Shakespeare North in association with the RSC Open Stages Programme are staging a promenade outdoor production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, premiering in Prescot Parish Church Woodlands at the end of May and touring woodlands, parks and …

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream Comes to Prescot

A new community production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream will take place in and around Prescot’s 17th-century parish church.

The comedy, among the Bard’s most beloved plays, will be staged on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May, with some scenes taking place …

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