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Day Trippers: Beatles fans in Liverpool – photo essay

A series of photographs by Craig Easton shot between 2016 and 2018 explores the legacy of the Beatles in Liverpool and coincides with the 50th anniversary of the band’s break-up

The Day Trippers series of photographs considers the enormous pull the Beatles still have for fans all over the world and the phenomenal importance of their legacy to the economy of Liverpool, which in 2016 was estimated to deliver £82m a year in tourism and support more than 2,300 jobs in the city.

Visitor numbers were continuing to grow – before the coronavirus pandemic – as the Beatles’ music became increasingly popular in countries such as Brazil and China, alongside the established fan bases in the US and Europe.

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