Johnny Depp drops into UK antique store via helicopter for a spot of guitar shopping

Johnny Depp playing guitar live
(Image credit: Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

Anyone who has seen Johnny Depp’s Pirates of the Caribbean movies will no doubt remember his character’s iconic entrance at the start of the first film, wherein he stands triumphantly atop a small dingy as he pulls into port while the general public look on in disbelief.

With that in mind, we imagine Depp himself experienced something pretty similar last weekend (March 3), when he rocked up unannounced to an antique store in the UK by way of helicopter to the amazement of the staff.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.