The City of Liverpool College and The Salvation Army to help adults with learning disabilities

31st August, 2018

The Salvation Army and The City of Liverpool College have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding, committing to create and provide employment and training opportunities for young adults with learning disabilities.

Read more

Strawberry Field - A Piece of History Could be Yours "Forever"

24th August, 2018

Strawberry Field - the inspiration for one of the Beatles' greatest songs holds a unique place in history as it helped to shape the mind of the young John Lennon.

Read more

Strawberry Field ‘Gets by with a Little Help from our Friends’

31st July, 2018

Julia Baird - John Lennon’s sister - and Lady Martin OBE - the wife of the 5th Beatle the late Sir George Martin - break ground for summer opening 2019.

Read more

Allchurches Trust boost fundraising campaign for iconic Strawberry Field site in Liverpool

23rd May, 2018

Strawberry Field, the iconic site immortalised in The Beatles hit ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’, is set for a major redevelopment which will see it open its famous red gates to the public for the first time, in summer 2019.

Read more

Your Chance to Own a Piece of Iconic Strawberry Field

15th May, 2018

Help us secure the future of the iconic Strawberry Field site by joining our ‘Strawberry Field Buy a Brick’ fundraising campaign where you will now have an exciting opportunity to own a piece of the old Victorian Building that stood on site when John Lennon used to spend his time there.

Read more

John Lennon’s sister, confirmed as Honorary President of the new Strawberry Field Project

8th May, 2018

John Lennon’s sister, Julia Baird, has accepted an invitation by The Salvation Army to become Honorary President of The Strawberry Field project to bring the legend of Strawberry Field back to life once more.

Read more

CEO and founder of Orange Amplification, Cliff Cooper, made Honorary Patron

19th March, 2018

Cliff Cooper, CEO and founder of Orange Amplification, has been appointed an Honorary Patron of the Strawberry Field campaign to help raise funds for the project. 

Read more

New John Lennon stage show featuring The Beatles’ ex-drummer backs Salvation Army’s Strawberry Field project

26th February, 2018

The Salvation Army’s Strawberry Field project has officially been announced as the charity partner of a highly anticipated stage show called Lennon’s Banjo that gets its world premiere in Liverpool this April and features ex-Beatle drummer Pete Best in three special performances.

Read more

Demolition begins at iconic Strawberry Field site

16th January, 2018

Demolition and salvage at The Salvation Army’s iconic Strawberry Field site begins this week and neighbours, as well as key stake holders and supporters of the project were given the opportunity to set foot beyond the famous red gates, for the first time.

Read more

Strawberry Field - The Salvation Army receives planning permission

15th November, 2017

Major Drew McCombe, Divisional Leader for The Salvation Army, North West, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have received full planning permission at our Strawberry Field site for our vision. This includes a training and work placement hub for young people with learning disabilities, a visitor experience where people can find out more about John Lennon and his connection to the site as well as a place to explore spirituality. "We are incredibly excited to have received planning permission as we now look to make our vision a reality. The support from the local community, along with Beatles fans has been wonderful and we are very grateful."

Read more

“The plan to open Strawberry Field to the public for the first time - so people can see a unique exhibition about the home, how and why the song was written by John, and allow visitors to explore the grounds as John did as a child - is very exciting.”

Lady Judy Martin OBE