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Strawberry Field Plans Approved

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The Salvation Army has launched an £8m funding drive to help bring forward its redevelopment of Strawberry Field in Woolton after the project was given the go-ahead by Liverpool City

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September 8th 1962 – the Beatles play the YMCA!

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On September 8th 1962 – just four days after recording their first single, ‘Love Me Do’, ‘The Beatles Dance Band’ (!!)  play at the Birkenhead YMCA for £30!

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Reflections on Liverpool Beatleweek Part Four – British Music Experience and a Concert at the Pier Head

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Day four for us opened with a visit to the British Music Experience. We went to this while it was at the O2 in London, and I was sad when

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Reflections on Liverpool Beatleweek – Part One Nube 9 and The Bootleg Beatles

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This years Liverpool Beatleweek was one of the most enjoyable for several years – and the good news is, the despite speculation to the contrary, it won’t be the last!

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Andrew Lancel to Play Brian Epstein in ‘Cilla – the Musical’

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I’m thrilled to say my friend,  Andrew Lancel, will play the role of Brian Epstein in the new show Cilla the Musical, which has its world premiere at the Liverpool

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Rex Makin RIP

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Rex Makin, lawyer, life long friend of Brian Epstein, and one of the most recognisable people in Liverpool has passed away, aged 91. Rex helped Brian Epstein design his contract

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INTERNATIONAL BEATLEWEEK IS SET TO GET BACK LIVE OUTDOOR MUSIC!

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27TH AUGUST 2017, 10:00AM – 28TH AUGUST 2017, 10:00PM The ‘Beatle Week-Ender’ is coming to Liverpool’s Pier Head Village on Sunday and Monday during the International Beatleweek festival. This amazing event

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‘Royal Iris’ Ferry Cross the Mersey, now a ‘Rustbucket’ in London

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A once-thriving “booze boat ” that hosted The Beatles, the Queen and Prince Philip has been left to rot into a sinking “rustbucket.” It is now moored on the River Thames,

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The Beatles’ Liverpool and London Featured on TF1 France

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A feature on Beatles places and people was shown today on TF1 in France. It includes an interview with your blogger, Richard Porter and wife Irina, and shows a selection

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Hard Day’s Night Hotel Voted Best in UK

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Liverpool’s Beatles-themed Hard Days Night hotel has been named the best hotel in the UK in the 2017 Travel Republic Awards. The awards are based on customer scores posted on

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