Strawberry Field Trainees Take First Steps into Work
15th October, 2018
Young adults with learning disabilities will gain skills and experience to help them onto the career ladder thanks to a flagship scheme developed by The Salvation Army in partnership with The City of Liverpool College and local employers. The first cohort of eight trainees will join the programme on 15th October 2018.
The Exhibition: Completing Liverpool’s Beatles Experience
2nd November, 2017
At the planned new exhibition at Strawberry Field Liverpool, visitors will enter a world where “nothing is real”…
The exciting new attraction will complement the other significant Liverpool Beatles attractions such as the award-winning Beatles Story, the Cavern Club and the Magical Mystery Tour. The site is set to become the final missing piece in the jigsaw that will now make the Beatles tourists’ visit to the city complete.
· Inspirational choir records Beatles’ Strawberry Fields Forever at Abbey Road to launch campaign to tackle unemployment and isolation among young people with special needs
· Of one million people with learning difficulties in the UK, 93% are unemployed and 31% have no contact with family or friends
· The Salvation Army tackles issues within the learning-disabled community by re-opening former children’s home in Lennon’s Strawberry Field as a new training hub
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.
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.
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.