Liverpool sets events to honor 10th anniversary of the death of a Beatle
Steve Marinucci, Beatles Examiner
November 14, 2011
On Nov. 29th, the 10th anniversary of the death of George Harrison, his hometown of Liverpool will pay special tribute to his life with several events. In honor of Harrison, the Lord Mayor's Office and St. George's Hall will fly their flags all day at half mast.
There will be be a short ceremony at Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral at 11.30 a.m. People are invited to bring a flower or a paper symbol of peace with a prayer on it to recall that peace and love were "most dear to George," according to an announcement about the ceremony.
A "Free Concert for George" will be held a 2 p.m. in the concert room at St. George’s Hall. The Lord Mayor is expected to attend. All tickets for this event have been distributed. According to Denise Theophilus, one of the organizers, fans are coming from as far as the United States and the Caribbean to attend. The group of performers include two who were signed to Apple Records -- the Radha Krishna Temple ("Hare Krishna Mantra") and Brute Force ("King of Fuh"). The concert will also include free "prashadam" (refreshments) courtesy of the temple, who have paid tribute to Harrison each year at Bhaktivedanta Manor (which Harrison originally funded).