Search

Beatles fans come together for yellow submarine launch in Great Yarmouth

PUBLISHED: 13:11 30 July 2017 | UPDATED: 14:57 30 July 2017

Staff and visitors dressed as the Beatles at Sea Life, Great Yarmouth in the visitor attractions latest addition - a yellow submarine. Photo : Steve Adams

Staff and visitors dressed as the Beatles at Sea Life, Great Yarmouth in the visitor attractions latest addition - a yellow submarine. Photo : Steve Adams

Steve Adams 2017 : 07398 238853

A host of Beatles look-a-likes have been spotted strutting down the beach front in Great Yarmouth.

Staff and visitors dressed as the Beatles at Sea Life, Great Yarmouth in the visitor attractions latest addition - a yellow submarine. Photo : Steve Adams Staff and visitors dressed as the Beatles at Sea Life, Great Yarmouth in the visitor attractions latest addition - a yellow submarine. Photo : Steve Adams

The fab four inspired outfits were part of the summer launch of the Sea Life Centre’s ‘Under the Ray-dar’ Zone on Saturday, July 29.

Central to the zone is a giant yellow submarine where visitors are able to see rays closer than ever through windows and magnifying views.

Paul Reid, guest experience manager, said: “It’s a brand new area focusing on conservation issues surrounding creatures from the UK.

“Our visitors can get inside and get up close to things like the undulate ray, the spotted ray and the thornback ray.”

Staff and visitors dressed as the Beatles at Sea Life, Great Yarmouth in the visitor attractions latest addition - a yellow submarine. Photo : Steve Adams Staff and visitors dressed as the Beatles at Sea Life, Great Yarmouth in the visitor attractions latest addition - a yellow submarine. Photo : Steve Adams

“We are currently Europe’s biggest breeder of thornback rays. Which allows us to educate all our visitors about the creatures and help everyone understand the conservation issues facing them.”

John West,of Harbour Radio, was in attendance, he said: “I’m a big Beatles fan and interested in marine life so this was a perfect match. I am just happy to be showing support for all things Yarmouth.”

Other News

45 minutes ago

A man has appeared in court charged with wounding with intent after a stabbing incident at a YMCA housing complex.

10:11

The legal challenge against the closure of a Great Yarmouth school has come to a close - but campaigners have vowed to keep up the fight.

Thinking of splashing out on a new boat or wondering how to spend that £250,000 burning a hole in your pocket?

Parts of Norfolk and Suffolk could experience gale force winds tonight and tomorrow morning.

Most Read

Yesterday, 20:26

A care home in Great Yarmouth has been forced to close after watchdogs uncovered a catalogue of concerns.

Read more
Care Quality Commission
Mon, 15:48

A teacher is feeling a new woman and enjoying time with her children after she lost more than four stone in 26 weeks.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:50

A woman has been arrested on the suspicion of drug-driving and possession of a class A drug after the car she was believed to be driving crashed into a home in Gorleston.

Read more
Mon, 11:11

A decision to close a Great Yarmouth bridge due to reports that a child may have gone into a river has been criticized by a councillor.

Read more
Mick Castle
Mon, 16:15

Major roadworks at one of the main gateways into Great Yarmouth are due to end next week after four months of traffic disruption.

Read more
Norfolk County Council

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 5°C

min temp: 3°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter