Live: Trentham Gardens, Trentham

This was The Beatles' only performance in Trentham, a suburb of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. They played at the ballroom of the ornate Trentham Gardens.

Live: Caird Hall, Dundee

The third and final night of The Beatles' mini-tour of Scotland took place at Dundee's Caird Hall. Also on the bill were Johnny Hudson and the Hi Four, Malcolm Clarke and the Crestas, the Caravelles and Tommy Dene and the Tremors. Read more »

Live: Carlton Theatre, Kirkcaldy

This was the second of a three-date Scottish mini tour promoted by Albert Bonici. The Beatles performed two shows on this night, each of which was seen by 1,500 people. The other acts on the bill were Houston Wells and The Fortunes. Read more »

Live: Concert Hall, Glasgow

The Beatles began a three-night mini tour of Scotland on this day, with a performance at the Concert Hall in Glasgow. Also on the bill were Mike Berry, and Freddy Starr and the Midnighters. Read more »

Recording, editing, mixing: Little Child, Hold Me Tight, Money, I Wanna Be Your Man, All I’ve Got To Do, Don’t Bother Me, Not A Second Time

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

The Beatles were on holiday abroad when George Martin led a session to continue work on seven With The Beatles songs. Read more »

George Harrison holidays with his sister Louise in Benton, IL, USA

While John and Cynthia Lennon were holidaying in Paris, and Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr flew to Greece with their partners, George Harrison and his brother Peter visited their sister Louise Harrison Caldwell in Benton, Illinois. Read more »

Recording: Messages to Australia, Hold Me Tight, Don’t Bother Me, Little Child, I Wanna Be Your Man

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

As with the previous day, two recording sessions at Abbey Road took place, with work on the With The Beatles LP and some messages to the group's Australian fans. The sessions took place from 2.30-6.30pm, and 7-11.30pm. Read more »

Recording: I Wanna Be Your Man, Little Child, All I’ve Got To Do, Not A Second Time, Don’t Bother Me

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

The Beatles began work on five songs for their second UK album With The Beatles, including George Harrison's first solo composition Don't Bother Me. Read more »

Live: ABC Theatre, Blackpool

The Beatles' Sunday nights from July to September 1963 were commonly spent performing in Blackpool, Lancashire. On 1 September they had a rare break, but returned on this day with a show at the ABC Theatre. Read more »