The Beatles in London 1961-1965
The Rise, Rise and RISE of the world’s favourite band.
It’s October 1965 and our Chelsea-booted feet haven’t touched the ground since September 1962 – from cellars to stadia, vans to limos, Scotch & Coke to LSD… from a record store on Oxford Street to Buckingham Palace.
How did we get here?
The rise of The Beatles is the most upbeat & optimistic story in the history of music. We’ll unfold every glorious verse and chorus.
Along the way we’ll look at how the 60s began to swing – the fashion, the architecture, the politics and more.
You Will Learn About
The Beatles, their music and their rise to unprecedented international superstardom, as well as…
- BBC recording studios
- Historic West End Theatres
- The 60s Nightclub Scene
- 60s Politics & Protest
You’ll Love This Tour (Yeah Yeah Yeah) Because…
Background history – your guide will draw from 400 years worth of entertainment history in Westminster.
The Walk-On Characters… John, Paul, George & Ringo will be joined by… Princess Margaret, the Prime Minister Harold Wilson, Mary Quant, the Rolling Stones and many more.
Fully Interactive – Share your own tales of Beatle fandom, chat about music with your guide AND fellow music fans. A walking tour is the original interactive, immersive experience.
Your expert guide has been leading Beatles tours for 16 years.
Bonus Content + FREE Virtual Tour!
When the tour is over your guide (a former arts journalist) will send you a fully-annotated playlist featuring songs discussed on the tour, links for further reading & watching and a FREE ticket to any one of his scheduled Virtual London Music Tours!
NB You will need a Travelcard, Oyster card or similar as we take a short tube journey on this tour