Monday, 20 January 2020

Event - The Great British Songbook: The Beatles Reimagined

The Great British Songbook: The Beatles Reimagined
Guildhall Studio Orchestra Malcolm Edmonstone director

Wednesday 25 March, 7.30pm Milton Court Concert Hall, London EC2Y 9NG

Guildhall Studio Orchestra draws upon the legacy of the Lennon and McCartney songbook, performing reworkings of hits including 'In My Life', 'Eleanor Rigby' and 'Yesterday' in a concert which celebrates Guildhall alumnus Sir George Martin’s pivotal role in the creation of these timeless songs.

This exciting evening of music features arrangements by Guildhall School’s Head of Jazz Malcolm Edmonstone which were originally commissioned by BBC Radio 2 for Friday Night is Music Night.

Tickets £15 (£5 concessions)
Booking link: https://www.barbican.org.uk/whats-on/2020/event/the-great-british-songbook-the-beatles-reimagined

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Event - Friday January 31 - Someone and the Somethings

Check out this event!

Based in East London, Someone and The Somethings are a cast of performers with a wealth of experience bringing you an exciting show of live covers of songs that’ll transport you back to those magical days when music helped shape a generation.

Want to hear a song? Send your requests to the band at:


And they may perform the song in the night dedicated to you. 

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Check out Lennon's Strawberry Fields this Christmas

Did you know that the Strawberry Fields that figured in John Lennon's childhood and inspired the song Strawberry Field is now open to the public? 

Not only can you visit, but it is run as a charity that helps people get work.  All proceeds from these fun events go directly to their Steps to Work programme and help the Salvation Army. 

See the two festive events below.  They both sound like fun.


December Issue 72 - Out now!

Just in time for your holiday reading, our December issue is on its way to subscribers. This issue we kick off two new series on top of our ususal informative articles and reviews. We are sure you will enjoy it!

Remember that membership in the British Beatles Fan Club makes a wonderful Christmas gift that keeps on giving all year long with four quarterly issues of the magazine included in membership. Click here for membership details.

Non-members can order a copy of the magazine from our website here.


                                                                      Issue 72 (December 2019) includes:
  • The Beatles A Day In The Life
  • Coming Up-Forthcoming Events
  • Liverpool BeatleWeek 2019, Round-Up
  • Media Watch
  • Shrewsbury Beatles Weekend Report
  • The Beatles Not For Sale 
  • The Beatles and their Apple Artists
  • There Are Places I Remember
  • The Beatles Withdrawn Sessions Album
  • Beatle Boots
  • Paperback Writer
  • Beatle Fan Dan and Juniors Farm
  • Try Some, Buy Some-New Releases
  • This Girl, The Cynthia Lennon Story- Review
  • Offers and Discounts
  • As I Write This Letter
  • Crap Photos of the Month

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Celebrate The Beatles with Someone And The Somethings - 29 February 2020

Based in East London, Someone and The Somethings are a cast performers with a wealth of experience bringing you an exciting show of live covers of songs that’ll transport you back to those magical days when music helped shape a generation.

Join them on February 29th for a special show dedicated to the boys, The BEATLES!

Check them out on Facebook

This event in Sunbury-on-Thames is sure to be a fantastic night!

If you attend, let the band know you heard about it from the BBFC.


Beatles for Sale - Fun Charity Concert - 8 February 2020

Beatles for Sale will be performing live at Hemingford Village hall, Hemingford Abbots, Cambridgeshire on the 8th Feb 2020 The event is supporting Cancer Research URN no 644413031

See the poster below for more information. If you go to the event, let the band know that you heard about it here.  It sounds like fun with costumes and prizes too!


 Get tickets here




Monday, 11 November 2019

We have Winners - Congratulations Charlotte, James and Gary!

Our competition to win a free pair of tickets to see the wonderful Mersey Beatles perform this November has ended!

The lucky winners are:
Norwich (Nov 15): Charlotte Clarke
Coventry (Nov 16): James Wheatley
Liverpool (Nov 29): Gary Fulton
Winners have been emailed details about how to get their tickets.

Thank you to everyone who entered.  Even if you didn't win, you can still buy tickets using the links below.