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Live: Grosvenor Ballroom, Wallasey

This Christmas Eve show at the Grosvenor Ballroom in Liscard, Wallasey was booked by The Beatles’ manager Allan Williams on 19 December 1960.

Recording: Summertime

This was the first occasion on which John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr recorded music together.

Travel: Liverpool to Hamburg

The second major phase in The Beatles’ story was about to begin. On 16 August 1960 they embarked on the journey from Liverpool to Hamburg, Germany.

Live: The Institute, Neston, Wirral

The Silver Beetles had performed regularly on Thursday nights at the Neston Institute since 2 June 1960. This was their sixth and final show at the venue.

Live: The Institute, Neston, Wirral

This was The Silver Beetles’ penultimate show at the Neston Institute, and their last in the month of June 1960. They performed six times in total at the venue, the final time being on 7 July 1960.

Live: The Institute, Neston, Wirral

During June and July 1960, The Silver Beetles had regular engagements at the Grosvenor Ballroom in Wallasey on Saturday nights, and at the Neston Institute on Thursdays. The events were promoted by Paramount Enterprises, run by Les Dodd.

Live: The Institute, Neston, Wirral

This was The Silver Beetles’ third consecutive Thursday night show at the Neston Institute, a venue run by promoter Les Dodd. The group played at the Institute six times in all, ending on 7 July 1960.

Live: Jacaranda Coffee Bar, Liverpool

Although he had walked out of the group before their 11 June concert at the Grosvenor Ballroom in Wallasey, drummer Tommy Moore performed one final time on this date at Allan Williams‘ Jacaranda Coffee Bar.

Live: The Institute, Neston, Wirral

The Silver Beetles played six consecutive Thursday night shows from this date at The Institute, a venue based on Hinderton Road in the town of Neston, on the Wirral Peninsula, Merseyside.