This site uses cookies: Find out more.

Ticket Information

To guarantee entry, please prebook your tickets before your visit.

Prebook Tickets
This site uses cookies: Find out more.

Ticket Information

To guarantee entry, please prebook your tickets before your visit.

Prebook Tickets
Buy Tickets
22nd December, 2021

The Beatles Story welcomes G7 summit delegates as part of visit to Liverpool

As part of their visit to the city of Liverpool, the group of seven foreign ministers were given a private tour of the award-winning Beatles Story, before enjoying a locally-sourced meal and performance from a Beatles cover band in the replica Cavern Club.

The G7 foreign ministers were in Liverpool for a two-day meeting from Saturday and the city was chosen for it’s steep history and culture.

The summit featured discussions on issues facing the world between Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States held at various locations across Liverpool city centre.

Whilst walking through the exhibition, Japan’s Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi took the opportunity to play John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ on the piano in the White Room after a group photograph opportunity, before all delegates broke out into a spontaneous sing-a-long.

US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken is a huge Beatles fan and plays in a band himself, so he took the time to explore the exhibition, paying extra attention to the America area which showcases the band’s huge success in the US - from their appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show to the unforgettable concerts at Shea Stadium.

The Beatles Story General Manager Mary Chadwick said: ‘We were thrilled for The Beatles Story to be chosen as one of the main hosting venues in the G7 summit’s weekend programme in Liverpool, the birthplace of The Beatles.

The foreign ministers were given the opportunity to tour our award-winning attraction during which Mr Hayashi delighted the delegates with an impromptu performance of ‘Imagine’ on our replica John Lennon white piano. It was a special moment for everyone attending and we think John Lennon would have been very impressed by his piano playing’.

After the private tour, which stopped at key display items including George Harrison’s first guitar and John Lennon’s glasses, delegates were served a meal made with locally sourced ingredients by chef Paul Askew, followed by a performance Beatles cover band ‘The Cheatles’ in the Cavern Club.

No comments exist

Subscribe for General Information

Subscribe for Educations

Subscribe for Travel Trade

Subscribe for Press

Comic Con: film stars visit The Beatles Story
11th March, 2019

Comic Con: film stars visit The Beatles Story

It was a busy weekend for The Beatles Story as fans and special guests of Liverpool’s Comic Con visited the award-winning attraction, to learn more about the Fab Four.
The Beatles Story is 30!
01st May, 2020

The Beatles Story is 30!

Today, Friday 1st May, marks 30 years since our doors first opened on 1st May 1990!
Cilla Black: New statue unveiled
16th January, 2017

Cilla Black: New statue unveiled

A new statue celebrating Liverpool-born singer and TV star Cilla Black was unveiled today, situated outside the Cavern Club on Mathew Street.
SIGN UP

Sign up to our e-newsletter for the latest news, offers and updates.

Great Date Guide North West      Great Date Guide North West       

 

The Beatles Story - Britannia Vaults - Albert Dock - Liverpool - L3 4AD

 

This Website Was Designed By ALT Agency Birmingham