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30th Annual International Dutch Beatles Convention
[Posted by Dave Haber on Monday, 04/06/09 3:14 pm] [Full Blog] [Digg This]
Every year, in the Easter weekend, Beatles Unlimited organises its annual International Beatles Convention at the Theatre Musketon, Utrecht, Netherlands. This year it takes place on the 13th of April, 2009.
This annual event, the biggest on the European continent, has been held since 1980, with a Beatles market, exhibitions, an auction, films, video and laserdisc shows, a quiz, speakers and live music. Famous Beatles sound alike bands, Bootleg Beatles, Instant Karma, Lenny Pane, Pete Best and others, performed at these conventions. Through the years B.U. has welcomed guests such as Pete Best, Louise Harrison, Laurence Juber, Denny Laine, Cynthia Lennon, Mike McCartney, Henry McCullough, Jimmy Nicol, Tony Sheridan, Klaus Voormann & many others.
This year's Special guest will Pattie Boyd.
Pattie Boyd and George Harrison
The Dutch branch of The Official Beatles Fan Club was founded with Brian Epstein's/NEMS permission on the 10th of November 1963. It is the oldest and longest existing Beatles fan club in the world.
For more information, visit www.beatles-unlimited.com/category/convention/
. (Site is in Dutch.)