2009

Yoko Ono unveils Imagine Peace Tower in Second Life

Yoko Ono travelled to Iceland for the annual lighting of the Imagine Peace Tower on 9 October 2009, which would have been John Lennon’s 69th birthday. At 10.30pm that evening, Reykjavik time, she also unveiled a new Imagine Peace Tower in the online virtual world Second Life.

BBC Radio 2′s bank holiday Beatles bonanza

BBC Radio 2 held a series of special Beatles programmes over the late August bank holiday weekend, with new shows and archive material – including the previously lost master tape of The Lennon And McCartney Songbook from 1966.