Get ready for the Prescot Festival

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The full list of artists and attractions at this year’s Prescot Festival has been published.

And here is a rundown of who’s on at the 12th annual arts bash.

Britain's Got Talent star Richard Johnson performing at the Prescot Festival

Britain's Got Talent star Richard Johnson performing at the Prescot Festival

Swingshift Big Band & BBQ

Friday 17th June, 7.00pm (£8)

Prescot Parish Church, Church Street, Prescot. L34 1LA

One of the North West’s finest big bands are joined by vocalist Chris James to pay tribute to Glenn Miller and the late, great Frank Sinatra, in what would have been his 100th year. A delicious interval BBQ is included in the ticket price.

Performers at a recent Prescot Festival

Performers at a recent Prescot Festival

From Darkness to Light

Saturday 18th June, 7.00pm (£5 - under 16s free if with an adult)

Prescot Parish Church, Church Street, Prescot. L34 1LA

To coincide with ‘Prescot Remembers’, singers from across the region join the Prescot Festival Chorus for this special ‘Come & Sing’ performance of Mozart’s Requiem. In the rousing second half, we look to the future with the award-winning Wigan Youth Brass Band, fresh from their tour of Italy.

Barn Dance & Supper

Friday 24th June, 7.00pm (£7)

St Paul’s Church, Bryer Road, Prescot. L35 5ND

Join in or just sit back and listen to local folk group Change of Key, celebrating the 60th anniversary of St Paul’s Church. Includes Cottom’s hot pot and dessert.

Songs from the Shows with BOST

Saturday 25th June, 7.30pm (£6)

Prescot Methodist Centre, Atherton Street, Prescot. L34 5QN

The celebrated musical theatre company are back by popular demand with more movie, Broadway and West End favourites - plus, a few nods to Shakespeare, including classic tunes from Kiss Me Kate and West Side Story.

Regal Festival Finale with South Liverpool Orchestra

Sunday 26th June, 7.30pm (£6 - under 16s free if with an adult)

Prescot Parish Church, Church Street, Prescot. L34 1LA

A Proms-style concert paying tribute to HM the Queen in the year of her 90th Birthday, and William Shakespeare, on the 400th anniversary of his death. Hope University’s South Liverpool Orchestra is conducted by Rob Howard with solo trumpeter Hannah Mackenzie (RNCM), and the evening ends with such patriotic favourites as Jerusalem and Land of Hope and Glory.