2014

NH5458 : The Beatles Played Here, Dingwall

taken 9 years ago, near to Dingwall, Highland, Scotland

The Beatles Played Here, Dingwall
The Beatles Played Here, Dingwall
A plaque next to the entrance to Dingwall Town Hall, on Church Street.
As it says:
Highland Council
The Beatles
Played Here
4th January 1963

Reportedly, The Beatles weren't very popular - only 19 people in the audience. Instead, most had gone to see local band, 'The Melotones', who were playing nearby at the Spa Pavilion in Strathpeffer, with an audience of well over 1,000. It is claimed the Beatles finished their show early, to go to Strathpeffer to see The Melotones.

See an article from STV in 2011: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

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Photographer
Craig Wallace   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 10 November, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 15 November, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 5495 5880 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:35.7502N 4:25.7129W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NH 54957 58798
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