The Beatles & Bob Dylan in 60s London

Embankment Tube, Villiers Street exit

Guided by Adam

Please note

You must reserve your place online for this walk. Select your date and time on the table below.

Walk Times

Day Walk Type Start Time End Time
13 September 2020 Special 10.45 am 12.45 pm Summer Reserve Online
25 October 2020 Special 10.45 am 12.45 pm Summer Reserve Online

“It’s like being guided by your own personal rock star” (as a walker from Texas put it about Adam’s Rock ‘n’ Roll walks).

The Beatles & Bob Dylan in 60s London.

N.B. this walk has to be booked. Click here to book your place.

A walking tour in search of the two most influential, most important acts of the decade.

Where they led, everyone followed.

We’re following, too – in their footsteps to find…

  • The hotel where Dylan held court
  • The theatre where Lennon played his first major non-Beatles gig in the UK
  • The pubs & coffee bars of Dylan’s first visit in ‘62

And we’ll take a look at how London has changed from the post-war period of the Pop Culture explosion to the 21st Century

Our tour covers the hopeful winter of 1962-63, the optimism of success in 1964, thence in to the uncharted territory of ’65-’66 and the birth of Pop Culture.

Follow Me Down To…

  • The Savoy Hotel
  • The Royal Festival Hall
  • The Lyceum Theatre

And the long-gone locations…

  • Dobell’s Music Shop
  • Bunjies Coffee Shop
  • The Roundhouse Pub
  • The Establishment Club
  • The Saville Theatre

Here’s a taster. It’s a short segment – an audio recording – from Adam’s Bob Dylan in London Virtual Tour. Now doing service as a London Walks podcast. It’s good by itself – absolutely stands up – so you can imagine just how special it is when it’s live and you’ve got the all-important visual elements: Adam himself presenting it, the friendly and interested group of “walkers” (there were some good exchanges, some lively Q & A on that tour) and the old maps and images that Adam’s mined from the 1960s to illustrate the tale. And that’s not to mention the two live-music interludes.