Sunday 17 December 1961

Live: Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool

This was The Beatles’ 21st performance at the Casbah Coffee Club in Liverpool’s Hayman Green, a venue was owned by drummer Pete Best‘s mother Mona. This was the last time the group played there in 1961.

The Beatles’ first photo session

In December 1961 The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein contacted a local wedding photographer, Albert Marrion, to see if he could take some pictures of the group.