Liddypool: Birthplace of The Beatles is the new book by David Bedford;
the most comprehensive book about The Beatles and Liverpool ever written.

"To understand The Beatles, you have to understand Liverpool"



The Venues

This is an alphabetical list of the venues they played as the Quarrymen right through to The Beatles. The book details the appearances made by the Quarrymen and The Beatles. The book contains photos of virtually all the venues with information about when the group played there too. Below is a sample from the book of the venues and photographs.

Aintree InstituteAintree Institute, Walton Vale




Air Training Corps SouthportAir Training Corps Club, Birkdale




Albnay CinemaAlbany Cinema, North Way, Maghull




Alexandra Hall, Crosby

Allerton Synagogue, Allerton

Apollo Roller Rink, Moreton

Balfour Institute, Smithdown Road

Barnston Women's InstituteBarnston Women’s Institute, Barnston

Blair Hall, Walton

Blue Angel




British Legion Club, Dam Wood Road

Busmen’s Social Club, Picton Road

Cabaret Club, Duke Street

Cambridge Hall, Lord Street

Casbah ClubCasbah Club, Haymans Green





Cassanova Club, Dale Street

Cassanova Club, London Road

Cavern Club

Childwall Golf Club, Childwall

David Lewis Theatre, Liverpool

Embassy Club, Wallasey

Empire TheatreEmpire Theatre, Liverpool




Floral Hall, The Promenade

Florence Institute, Mill Street

Garston Swimming Baths, Garston

Garston Stevedores & Dockers Club

Gaumont Cinema, Allerton Road

Glen Park Club, Lord Street

Grafton Rooms, West Derby Road

Greenbank Drive SynagogueGreenbank Drive Synagogue, Wavertree




Grosvenor Ballroom, Wallasey

Haig Hall

Heswall Jazz Club

Holyoake Hall, Wavertree

Hulme HallHulme Hall, Port Sunlight




Institute, The - Neston

Irby Village Hall, Irby

Iron Door Club

Jacaranda ClubJacaranda Club, Slater Street




Kensington, 38

Kingsway Club, The Promenade

Knotty Ash Village Hall, Knotty Ash

Labour Club, Devonshire Road

Lathom HallLathom Hall, Seaforth




Lee Park Golf Club, Netherley

Lewis’ Store, Renshaw Street

Litherland Town HallLitherland Town Hall, Hatton Hill




Liverpool College of Art, Mount Street 

Liverpool Corporation Passenger Transport Employees Social and Athletic Club, Finch Lane 

Liverpool Jazz Society - See “Iron Door”.

Locarno Ballroom, West Derby

Lowlands, Haymans Green

Macdona Hall/ Thistle Café

Majestic BallroomMajestic Ballroom, Birkenhead




Mandolin Club

Mardi Gras Club, Mount Pleasant

Melody Inn, Wallasey

Merseyside Civil Service Club, Lower Castle Street, Liverpool

Moreton Co-opMoreton Co-operative Hall, Moreton



Morgue, The - Broadgreen

Mossway Hall, Croxteth

NEMS, Whitechapel

New Brighton Pier, New Brighton

New Cabaret Artistes Club, Upper Parliament Street, Toxteth

New Clubmoor HallNew Clubmoor Hall, Broadway




New Colony Club, Toxteth

Odd Spot Club, The

Odeon Cinema, London Road

Odeon Cinema,

Pavilion Theatre, Aintree

PivvyPavilion Theatre, Lodge Lane, Toxteth




Peel Hall, Peel Street, Toxteth

Plaza Ballroom, St. Helens

Prescot Cables Social Club, Prescot

Quarry Bank High School

Queens HotelQueens Hotel, The Promenade





Rialto Ballroom, Toxteth

Rosebery Street, Toxteth

Royal Iris

Starline Club, Toxteth

St aloysiusSt. Aloysius Youth Club, Huyton




St. Barnabas Church Hall, Penny Lane

St. Edward’s College, West Derby

St. John’s Church Hall, Tuebrook

St. John’s Hall, Bootle

St. Luke’s Hall, Crosby

Storyville Jazz Club

St. Paul’s Presbyterian Hall, Birkenhead

St PetersSt. Peter’s Church, Woolton




Stanley Abattoir Social Club, Old Swan

Technical College, Birkenhead

Tower Ballroom, New Brighton

Town Hall, Newton-le-Willows

Upton Green, 25  - Speke

Victoria HallVictoria Hall, Bebington




Wavertree Town Hall, Wavertree

Wilson Hall, Garston

Winter Gardens, Garston

Woolton Village Club, Woolton

Wyvern Club, Seel Street, Liverpool

YMCA, Hoylake

YMCA BirkenheadYMCA, Birkenhead




Zodiac Coffee Club, Duke Street

Back to Top