The Beatles live: Public Hall, Preston

This was The Beatles’ second and final concert in Preston, Lancashire. They had performed in the town’s Public Hall on one prior occasion, 26 October 1962.

After the show, Paul McCartney drove to the Imperial Ballroom in Nelson, 25 miles from Preston, to be part of the judging panel for the Imperial Miss 1963 contest. Sponsored by the Nelson Leader newspaper, the competition was part of the annual Young Ones’ Ball.

Last updated: 25 January 2024
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