Strawberry Field

Strawberry Field

By Reach Podcasts

Beatles City

Sunday, 25 August

When John Lennon wrote Strawberry Fields Forever it was inspired by a real place - a Salvation Army children’s home with a wooded garden where he used to play.In the decades since it was released as a single in 1967, hundreds of thousands of Beatles fans have paid pilgrimage to the site.Next month, they will finally be able to go behind the famous red gates as Strawberry Field opens to the public after a redevelopment.Laura Davis meets the centre’s mission director, Major Kathy Versfeld of the Salvation Army. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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