Award Win for Arts Festival
in 13th Year
PRESCOT Town Council made the Prescot Festival of Music and the Arts the proud
recipient of the 1st ever Prescot Community Group of the Year award, on the
eve of its 13th Annual festival.
The 10 day programme opens, on Friday, 16 June 2017, with Lancashire's number o1
ranked brass band, Leyland Band. To tie in with the Lancastrian theme, a
traditional hot pot courtesy of Cottom's will be served on the night.
The concert kicks off over a week of events, including appearances from the
Phoenix Concert Orchestra, the Band of the Yorkshire Regiment and Liverpool
Metropolitan Cathedral Girl Choristers, as well as Schools competitions and
"It is always a great encouragement to our hard working volunteers and
performers to be honoured with an award. The show of appreciation really spurs
us on in our goal of bringing quality arts and music to everyone in our
community." said Artistic Director Dr Robert Howard.
Robert, a former Prescot School student who is now Assistant Head of Music
Faculty at St Edward's College, was recently recognised by the British Arts
Festivals Association with an award for his:- "Exceptional Service." The Prescot Festival runs from Friday, 16 June to Sunday, 25 June 2017. Full
details of this year's programme, along with ticket information that can be
obtained via the Festival's