Don’t miss Prescot’s Elizabethan Fayre and Producers Market

Published on: Tuesday, 19-May-2015

Make a date in your diary for this year’s Elizabethan Fayre on Saturday 6 June.

Visitors will be transported back to the 16th Century as the town celebrates its wonderful heritage. The Fayre recreates the old May Fayres that were held in Prescot, during the era of the first Queen Elizabeth.Elizabethan fun at last year’s Fayre

The event will coincide with the Prescot producers market that is held on the first Saturday of every month.

Entertainment at the Fayre will have a distinctly Tudor feel with traditional crafts such as pottery, basket making, spinning, willow making and wood turning. There will also be a traditional blacksmith demonstration.

Visitors will be able to enjoy bell tower tours at Prescot Parish Church, live medieval music and craft stalls. There will be birds of prey demonstrations and circus skills workshops and free face painting for children. 

This year, people will be treated to performances from “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” ahead of the outdoor evening production in the church’s woodland gardens.

The Fayre will take place in and around Prescot Parish Church in Church Street from 10am to 3pm with free admission. The Producers’ Market is from 9am until 2pm in nearby Eccleston Street and showcases the best produce from local farmers, bakeries and businesses for people to buy.

If you’d like to get involved in the Elizabethan Fayre or if you’d like to have a stall at the producers market, call Knowsley Culture Development and Events Service on 0151 443 5749.

Photo Caption: Elizabethan fun at last year’s Fayre.