To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the birth of John Lennon, Imagine the Beatle as he first comes to the ‘big smoke’ with his bandmates – becomes a big part of ‘Swinging London’, – and meets Yoko Ono.
- See where John Lennon lived, partied, and wrote some of the most iconic songs of all time.
- Find out who was the inspiration for Norwegian Wood;
- and the ‘gal with the giggle in her voice‘ that Lennon had an affair with;
- where John and Yoko posed naked for an album cover;
- and where John wrote and recorded Imagine’
Have you met a Beatle? My friend Marilyn did, and shared her story with me. In the 60s she was a regular visitor to Beatles’ houses, and often would be invited in. In May 1968 she dropped by John Lennon’s house in Weybridge, when this picture was taken. That particular weekend was when John’s wife Cynthia was away, and he invited his new Japanese artist friend over… Find out what happened next on my virtual tour of John Lennon in London.
Read more about John Lennon in Kenwood here – https://beatlesinlondon.com/kenwood-john-lennons-stockbroker-belt-residence/
This is a live online tour, and that there will be a Q & A session at the end. It is a great opportunity to meet fans from around the world!
I am Richard Porter, author of the book Guide to the Beatles London; writer and presenter of The Beatles’ London’ DVD; and a guide of 30 years experience. I was the President of the London Beatles Fan Club for 10 years and was a former winner of the ‘Beatles Brain of Britain’ competition. I organised the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Beatles crossing Abbey Road, and was on the committee that erected a blue plaque to commemorate the Beatles famous ‘Rooftop concert’ at 3 Savile Row. In short, I am Super Fanatical Beatles Fan!