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‘International Beatle Week’ – Exploring Liverpool

The city itself projects a warm and contagious atmosphere and is incredibly easy to navigate with most tourist spots situated near one another and frequent sign posts. Thriving with world famous attractions, history and a diverse selection of bars and places to eat, Liverpool is a city booming with life!

Liverpool celebrates ‘International Beatle Week’ with an annual summer music event running this year from August 23 to August 29, held at a number of venues including Cavern Live Lounge, Alma De Cuba, Adelphi Hotel and many other pubs around the city. If you’re an avid Beatles fan, love live music or simply enjoy a bit of local history – Cavern Quarter is the place for you. Tourists from all over the world come to experience the historical phenomenon that is The Cavern Club, home to the famed foundation of British pop music and where the Beatles first found their musical identity. The Cavern today is a live music harbour showcasing the treasured legacy of The Beatles whilst introducing a balance of new and established artists and bands.

Another main attraction is Albert Dock, situated west of the city in World Heritage site waterfront. Whatever the purpose of your visit, Albert Dock accommodates with its wide collection of remarkable buildings, museums, pubs, restaurants and bars. Tate Liverpool, the pinnacle of art and culture is situated at the dock, perfect for enjoying a spot of international modern and contemporary art. Museums include the award-winning Beatles Story, Merseyside Maritime Museum and the International Slavery Museum, each offering different aspects of Liverpool history. If you’re visiting purely for leisure, you’ll be spoiled for choice with a selection of places to eat and drink on the picturesque waterfront location.  With two-for-one cocktail offers, local pubs, souvenir sweet shops and charming cafes you’ll be enticed to give the dock a second visit. If that’s not enough to tempt you, head a few steps further and you’re at Liverpool’s premier entertainment venue, the Echo arena.

Whatever your reason for visiting Liverpool, make sure that you take time to absorb some of the cities fantastic display of culture and history. Fan or not of the Beatles, International Beatle Week is the music event that has everyone talking – be sure to check it out!

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