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The Cavern announces a special John Lennon 80th birthday sightseeing tour

Thursday, 24 September 2020

 In My Life – John Lennon 80 sightseeing tour

“There are places I’ll remember”

9th October 2020 marks what would have been John Lennon’s 80th birthday. To commemorate, The Cavern Club’s Magical Mystery Tour are operating a special sightseeing tour dedicated to John that remembers and celebrates the life and music of one of Liverpool’s greatest singer/songwriters, loved by people all around the world.

Starting at The Albert Dock, the special 3-hour tour will take you to places associated with John Lennon as he grew up and formed the world’s biggest band – The Beatles. The Cavern’s expert guide will paint the picture of John Lennon’s childhood and teenage years, growing up in post-war Liverpool. With photo opportunities along the way, the tour will take in John’s first home at Newcastle Road and Mendips (the home he shared with his Aunt Mimi), Penny Lane, Woolton Village (where John and Paul met) and an extended visit to Strawberry Field. A guided visit around Strawberry Field Peace Garden where visitors can see the original famous Strawberry Field gates. With music played along the way, the tour guide will bring to life the emotive, fascinating and inspirational story of John Lennon on what would have been his 80th birthday.

The tour will end with a visit to The World Famous Cavern Club where live music, paying tribute to John will be performed throughout the day.

The special tour is a part of a wider year-long celebration programme planned by Liverpool’s Beatles industry and includes The Cavern, The Beatles Story, Strawberry Field and Visit Liverpool. Further activities that include both digital and offline offerings are due to be announced.

Tickets for In My Life – John Lennon 80 sightseeing tour are available to BUY  NOW from  Visitors should check the ‘Know Before You Go’ information on The Cavern website to see what covid-safety operational procedures are in place.