A NEW tourist attraction to celebrate Liverpool’s musical heritage beyond the Beatles is set to be piloted in the city. Beat In The Mersey, which takes place at the Cunard Building on Sunday, has backing from musician Peter Hooton. Christine Chellew, producer of the tours, said: “Long before the Beatles Liverpool was alive with music.
“The name Beat In The Mersey represents both the heartbeat of the city and the beat that was in the waters of the Mersey created by all the people who travelled to and from America, Ireland, Africa and beyond. They brought with them their sounds and cultures that Liverpool embraced.