The Beatles live: ABC Theatre, Blackpool

The first of five concerts given by The Beatles at the ABC Theatre in Blackpool, Lancashire, took place on 7 July 1963.

The group performed a series of dates in the seaside town between July and September 1963, either at the ABC or the Queen’s Theatre, compèred by Carry On actor Jack Douglas.

The ABC cinema closed in 1998 and re-opened as a nightclub in December 2002.

The Beatles' summer 1963 itinerary

Last updated: 25 January 2024
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