The home of one of the biggest bands in Musical history. Find out the story of the Beatles and much more.
Morning: Travel to Liverpool by Virgin Train
Taking your first class seats, travel from London Euston Station to the magnificent city of Liverpool. Enjoy light refreshments and snacks served straight to your seat throughout the journey.
Afternoon: British Music Experience
Experience the history of British Music through costumes, instruments, performance and memorabilia. View outfits worn by everyone from Dusty Springfield to the Spice Girls., musical instruments played by some of the world’s most renowned artists from Noel Gallagher to the Sex Pistols and memorabilia from icons such as the Beatles and Adele. This interactive exhibit will give you the opportunity to learn to play an instrument, practise some classic dance moves and record your own record.
Evening: Optional Visit to the Jacaranda
This iconic pub is where ‘The Silver Beatles’ were given the chance to perform and were paid in coca cola and beans on toast, it is also where John Lennon first introduced the band as ‘The Beatles’ before heading to Hamburg.
The basement is exactly as it was in the 1950s – a space for aspiring bands to practise and perform. The pub is home to a restored 1948 voice-o-gram, one of only 3 in the world, allowing you to make your own records and press them to vinyl.
Enjoy breakfast in Blakes; the unique ‘Sgt Pepper’ inspired restaurant at the hotel where you we will be surrounded by the 66 famous faces who adorned the album cover including Marilyn Monroe, Adolf Hitler, Oscar Wilde and Jesus Christ. Then visit the award winning exhibition: ‘The Beatles Story.’ Home to the world’s largest collection of Beatles memorabilia, this immersive journey tells the story of how “four young lads from Liverpool were propelled to the dizzy heights of fame and fortune from their humble beginnings.”
Tour the museum at your own pace with a ‘Living History Audio Guide,’ passing through replicas of monumental locations such as The Casbah Coffee Club, Matthew Street and The Cavern Club.
Free Time for Lunch
Afternoon: The Magical Mystery Tour
Journey into the swinging sixties with a ticket to ride on the Magical Bus Tour. Whilst listening to the Beatles back catalogue, this 2 hour tour will take you to all the places associated with the ‘Fab Four.’ You will get to see where John, Paul, George and Ringo grew up, met and formed the band which took the world by storm including Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields.
Optional: Magical History Museum
New Magical History Museum owned by Roag Best the brother of original Beatles member Pete Best. This museum holds one of the largest authentic Beatles collections in the world; spanning over 3 floors with over 300 authentic, unique and original items from 1959-1970 this is a fantastic experience for any Beatles fan.
Dinner can be arranged at the themed music Festival Restaurant opposite the Cavern Club; “A fusion of Brasilian tastes and rhythms together with a blend of Liverpool humour and music history
Evening: The Cavern Club
Spend the evening in “The most famous club in the world,’ which saw the Beatles perform over 200 times. With live music every evening and a fantastic atmosphere The Cavern Club is the perfect way to spend your last night in the city that gave the world the Beatles.