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Free educational activity launches for young people with learning disabilities in Liverpool

13th September, 2017

An award winning national educational music project joined forces with The Salvation Army, Stoneycroft Corps (church), Liverpool to offer a taster day for young people aged 18-30 with learning disabilities.

The corps already runs a social enterprise project, Recycles which trains young people with learning disabilities, and anyone else from the local community, in bike maintenance.

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Annual Beatles Convention - 27 August, Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool

23rd August, 2017

The Annual Beatles Convention at the Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool, is a real highlight of International Beatleweek.

There will be live music all day along with films, guest speakers, a quiz and a market filled with Beatles memorabilia.

The Salvation Army will be there to raise awareness and support for Strawberry Field. Visitors to the stand will also have the opportunity to purchase our unique Strawberry Field merchandise!

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Historic John Lennon memorabilia unveiled in Liverpool

1st June, 2017

Fifty years on from the UK release of The Beatles’ hit Strawberry Fields Forever, the iconic, original red gates from The Salvation Army’s children’s home have returned to Liverpool and go on public display today at the award-winning ‘The Beatles Story’ visitor attraction.

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Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the day that John met Paul

31st May, 2017

From July 5th-9th 2017, St Peter’s Church and Bishop Martin CE Primary School in Woolton, Liverpool will welcome the world to Woolton Village as they celebrate the 60th anniversary of the meeting of two seemingly ordinary Liverpool lads who went on to change the world. 

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Celebrate Father's Day with the Penny Lane Trust

31st May, 2017

The Penny Lane Trust are holding a special day on Sunday to celebrate Father’s day...

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'A Day in the Life': The legacy of the Sgt Pepper record sleeve

31st May, 2017

The Salvation Army was honoured to be the beneficiary of ‘A Day in the Life of event’, hosted by the Hard Day’s Night Hotel and presented by Bluecoat.

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Forever Strawberry Field

5th April, 2017

Internationally known as the inspiration for one of The Beatles finest songs, Strawberry Field was, for seventy years, also an inspiration for hundreds of Liverpool’s most vulnerable children as The Salvation Army offered them a safe and loving home away from tumultuous lives.

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Strawberry Field and The Beatles: the legacy of a Liverpool landmark

5th April, 2017

Much like The Cavern Club, Penny Lane, The Grapes and The Beatles Story, Strawberry Field is a glittering jewel in Liverpool’s Beatle crown.

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Press release

17th February, 2017

The Salvation Army launches ground-breaking new vision for Strawberry Field redevelopment.

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“The plans to open Strawberry Field to the public for the first time - so people can see a unique exhibition about the home, how and why the song was written by John, and allow visitors to explore the grounds as John did as a child - is very exciting.”

Lady Judy Martin OBE