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Mersey Ferries is running a Beatles Tribute Cruise to mark 60 years since the band performed on board

21/07/2022

60 years ago this summer, The Beatles performed on the iconic Mersey Ferries.

To bring the moment back to life, Mersey Ferries is running an incredibly popular, Beatles Tribute Cruise. Get ready to twist & shout with this fun-filled experience! Passengers will enjoy a fantastic performance by a local Beatles cover band The Paperback Writers.

Ticket holders will be able to dance the night away to The Beatles’ greatest hits, whilst overlooking spectacular views of Liverpool and Wirral’s world-famous waterfront.

The first two dates have completely sold out already, with one date remaining, Saturday 1st October, book now before it’s too late.

Tickets for The Beatles Tribute Evening Cruise  cost £20 and can be purchased on the Mersey Ferries website.

There’s also a fully licenced bar and food options available.

Reflecting on the moment from many years ago, Mike McCartney, brother of Sir Paul McCartney says:

“Those were the days!..when our kid & his mates were practising their music, there as sweating support to Acker Bilk on a packed ‘Royal Iris Riverboat Shuffle’ & me practising photography, trying to get a decent shot in the crowd with my twin lens Rollei Magic camera..magic days!”

Mersey Ferries’ links to the fab five don’t stop there, did you know that Sir Peter Blake who created the Mersey Ferries’ Dazzle Ferry design, the only operating Dazzle ship in the Uk,  also created The Beatles’ famous Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover.

Book your tickets on the Mersey Ferries website here.

Featured image credit: Mike McCartney

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