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Travel: San Francisco to London

With their 1965 tour of North America complete, The Beatles flew back to London on the evening of 1 September. They landed at London Airport (later renamed Heathrow) the following morning.

Travel: London to New York

The Beatles left England at midday to fly to America to begin their second tour of the United States.

Ringo Starr buys Sunny Heights, Weybridge

Ringo Starr and his wife Maureen Starkey bought their first home on this day. Sunny Heights was a large mock Tudor house in Weybridge, Surrey, less than a mile from John Lennon‘s house Kenwood.

Travel: Barcelona to London

The Beatles flew back to England from Barcelona in Spain on this morning, following their nine-date 1965 European Tour.

Travel: Austria to England

The Beatles flew back to England from Austria on this day, following their seven-day shoot for Help! in Obertauern.

Live: Gaumont Cinema, Southampton

This was The Beatles’ third and final concert appearance in Southampton, England. They had previously performed at the Gaumont Cinema on 20 May and 13 December 1963.

Live: Ritz Cinema, Luton

The 21st date of The Beatles’ 1964 British tour took them to Luton in Bedfordshire, England.

Live: ABC Cinema, Exeter

This was The Beatles’ third and final concert appearance at Exeter’s ABC Cinema. They had previously performed at the venue on 28 March 1963 and 14 November 1963.

Live: ABC Cinema, Hull

This was the seventh date of The Beatles’ 1964 British tour. It was also the second and final time they performed at Hull’s ABC Cinema, following their concert almost a year earlier on 24 November 1963.

Live: Globe Cinema, Stockton-on-Tees

This was The Beatles’ second and final visit to Stockton-on-Tees. They had previously played there on 22 November 1963, the day their With The Beatles LP was released.

The Beatles return to England from America

The Beatles’ first US tour had ended the night before, with a concert in New York City. On this day the group and their entourage flew back to London Airport (now Heathrow), arriving at 9.35pm.

Travel: London to San Francisco

On this day The Beatles flew from London Airport to San Francisco International, to begin their 25-date first American Tour.

Live: Gaumont Cinema, Bournemouth

This was The Beatles’ return to Bournemouth’s Gaumont Cinema following their six-night residency at the venue from 19-24 August 1963.

Travel: Stockholm to London

Following their two nights of concerts at the Johanneshovs Isstadion in Stockholm, Sweden, The Beatles flew to London Airport from Stockholm-Arlanda Airport. They arrived back in England at 3.45pm.

Travel: Australia to England

The Beatles were taken by Rolls-Royce to Brisbane Airport early in the morning. From there they caught a Qantas-V flight to Sydney, the first leg of their long journey back to England.

Travel: Miami to New York to London

To return to England from America, The Beatles flew first from Miami to New York, where they boarded an aeroplane to take them to London. They arrived back the following day.