Almería goes Beatle-mad

Local Beatles expert has been invited to speak at Beatleweek 2016 in Liverpool’s famous Cavern Club

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Adolfo Iglesias sits with a statue of John Lennon

By David Jackson

Almería’s tourism chiefs are exploiting the province’s links with The Beatles to the maximum and will be present at this week’s Liverpudlian Beatleweek 2016 – the world’s largest grouping of fans of the fab four.

Home-grown Beatles expert Adolfo Iglesias has been invited to Liverpool to give a talk on how John Lennon wrote his hit song ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ in Almería 50 years ago while filming the dark comedy, ‘How I Won the War’.

 

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