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Memorial garden planted for Beatle Stuart Sutcliffe in Liverpool

The Stuart Sutcliffe garden.
The Stuart Sutcliffe garden.
Courtesy David Bedford

As we reported March 24, a garden is being established to celebrate the life of former Beatle Stuart Sutcliffe. David Bedford, who's in charge of the Stuart Sutcliffe fan club for his estate, gave Beatles Examiner more details about the project in an email Tuesday.

The Gambier Terrace flat where John Lennon and Stuart Sutcliffe once lived.
Courtesy David Bedford

He said the idea was developed by Brian Carney, who lives in Flat 3 at Gambier Terrace, where Stuart and John shared a flat to find a way to celebrate Sutcliffe's life, he said.

“When Richard Little moved in to the adjacent Cathedral Court, the two decided to get some people together to make this a reality," he said.

“Richard met with me while I was researching my latest book, 'The Fab One Hundred and Four', and, together with the Friends of St. James' Gardens, which is in the shadow of Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral, a committee is now looking to make a permanent memorial to Stuart in the front garden of Gambier Terrace.”

Bedford says work has started on the garden, and there are other plans under consideration for what he calls “a lasting legacy of Stuart's life, art and time as a Beatle.”

You can see a picture of the garden in progress in the slideshow. You can also see a picture of the Gambier Terrace flat where John Lennon and Stuart Sutcliffe lived on this page and in the slideshow.


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