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Shrewsbury Beatles Weekend

This year, Shrewsbury will be celebrating all things Fab Four with the Shrewsbury Beatles Weekend. On September 20th, 21st and 22nd there will be a whole range of events in the town including live music, tours, special guest speakers and Beatles film screenings. On the 19th our preview event is a 2-hour boat cruise with live Beatles music by Tony Stanton.

The weekend will finish with a concert at Theatre Severn featuring – from Liverpool – the top Beatles tribute band, The Mersey Beatles.

There will be additional events across Shrewsbury including musicians presenting live renditions of Beatles songs in the cellars of The Buttermarket, a venue reminiscent of the legendary Cavern Club in Liverpool where the Fab Four first attracted attention.

Five great Beatles films will be screened at The Walker Theatre on Friday and Saturday – ‘Backbeat’, ‘Looking For Lennon’, ‘Good Ol’ Freda’, ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ and ‘The Beatles: Eight Days a Week'.
Shrewsbury is an attractive Medieval and Tudor town on the banks of the River Severn in Shropshire. You can explore the Museum, Quarry Park, Castle and many independent shops. Find out more at www.originalshrewsbury.co.uk

The Beatles played in Shrewsbury three times – once at The Granada, twice at The Music Hall – and they even wrote one of their biggest hits, ‘From Me to You’, while travelling from York to their next gig in Shrewsbury in February 1963.
See the Beatles Weekend events and book tickets at www.facebook.com/shrewsburybeatles/events
Various venues in Shrewsbury Shropshire SY3 8FT
Fri 20 Sep 2019 to Sun 22 Sep 2019
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