Funding confirmed for Shakespeare Playhouse

Arts Council England has confirmed the £5 million HM Treasury funding for the Shakespeare North Playhouse to be built in Prescot town centre. The funding was pledged by the Chancellor of the Exchequer as part of the budget announcement in May 2016. Since then, Knowsley Council and Shakespeare North Trust have presented a robust and … Read more

St Helens Council cabinet changes

St Helens Council Leader Barrie Grunewald has announced his intended cabinet ahead of next week’s Annual Council meeting (17 May) where he will formally confirm the appointments. The intended cabinet is as follows: Leader of the Council: Councillor Barrie Grunewald Cabinet Member for Children, Families, Young People and Education: Councillor Jeanette Banks. Cabinet Member for … Read more

Secret Agent at Lancaster Castle

Lancaster Castle is raising the curtain on the production of a new murder mystery this month. The performance of ‘Secret Agent’, by Morecambe-based After Dark Murder Mystery Events, will take place on Saturday 20 May at 7.30pm. The show promises to be an evening of participation and fun, which brings the characters to life and … Read more