Posts Categorized: Travel

John Lennon and Yoko Ono visit Rochester Cathedral

John and Yoko arrived back in England on this day from Canada, where they had launched their global peace campaign. Part of the campaign was to have been a Christmas Eve antiwar demonstration due to take place in various countries, for which the couple had tape-recorded a greeting to be played.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono fly to Toronto, Canada

December 1969 was an unusually busy time for John Lennon and Yoko Ono. They took part in two UK television documentaries, gave a series of interviews, appeared in a televised debate about religion, made the film Apotheosis 2, released the Live Peace In Toronto 1969 album, gave the only European concert by the Plastic Ono… Read more »

John Lennon and Yoko Ono holiday in Scotland

June 1969 was a month of rest for The Beatles, who were taking a break from the Abbey Road sessions. Following a brief trip to Wales, John Lennon and Yoko Ono drove to Scotland for a brief holiday on 29 June.

George and Pattie Harrison holiday in Sardinia

The Beatles and their wives all took holidays in the early summer of 1969: Paul and Linda McCartney in Corfu; Ringo Starr and Maureen Starkey on a cruise aboard the QE2 then on to the Bahamas; John Lennon and Yoko Ono held their second bed-in in Montreal; and George and Pattie Harrison in Sardinia.

Ringo Starr flies from New York to the Bahamas

On 16 May 1969, Ringo Starr, his wife Maureen and various members of the cast and crew of the film The Magic Christian set sail for New York on board the Queen Elizabeth 2 luxury liner. On this day they docked in New York.

Paul McCartney and Linda Eastman holiday in New York

With the White Album finally complete, The Beatles went their separate ways for much of late October and November 1968. On this day Paul McCartney travelled to New York, where he had a 10-day holiday with Linda Eastman.

Paul McCartney flies from New York to Los Angeles

The previous day, Paul McCartney had flown from London to New York, for the first stop on a promotional trip for Apple. On this day he arrived at his final destination: Los Angeles, California.