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Live: Gaumont Cinema, Bradford

On this day The Beatles embarked on the first date of their debut UK tour, at the Gaumont Cinema in Bradford, Yorkshire.

Live: Music Hall, Shrewsbury

The Music Hall, a venue in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, saw concerts by many major acts in its time. The events were promoted by Lewis Buckley.

Live: Embassy Cinema, Peterborough

Brian Epstein had managed to get The Beatles onto the bill of Frank Ifield’s two shows on this night at the Embassy Theatre in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. Unfortunately for all, however, they were not well received by the crowds.

Live: Oasis Club, Manchester

The Beatles’ second show at the Oasis Club on 45-47 Lloyd Street, Manchester, was also their second in the city.

Live: Plaza Ballroom, St Helens

This was the last of The Beatles’ four consecutive Monday night shows at the St Helens Plaza. The first had taken place on 2 July 1962.

Live: Plaza Ballroom, St Helens

Following their lunchtime show at the Cavern Club, The Beatles travelled to St Helens for their first of five performances at the Plaza Ballroom.

Live: Rescue Hall, Peterhead, Scotland

The Silver Beetles’ final tour date with Johnny Gentle. The following day they arrived back in Liverpool, poorer than when they’d left, but with some valuable experience of playing live on tour.

Live: Regal Ballroom, Nairn, Scotland

The Silver Beetles’ penultimate show as the backing band for Scouse singer Johnny Gentle was at the Regal Ballroom, situated on Leopold Street in Nairn.

Live: St Thomas’ Hall, Keith, Scotland

The Silver Beetles had another day off from the Scotland tour with Johnny Gentle on 24 May 1960, which gave drummer Tommy Moore a chance to recover from his road accident the previous day. But they continued the next day with a performance in Keith, Banffshire.

Live: Dalrymple Hall, Fraserburgh, Scotland

The Silver Beetles had a day off on 22 May from their Scottish tour with Johnny Gentle, but continued the following day with a performance in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire.

Live: Town Hall, Alloa, Scotland

The Silver Beetles’ seven-date tour of Scotland, backing singer Johnny Gentle, began on this day with a performance at the Town Hall in Alloa, Clackmannanshire.