PREPARE TO BE TRANSPORTED BACK IN TIME TO ONE OF THE MOST DEFINING DECADES OF 20TH CENTURY BRITAIN!
This unique and immersive music heritage experience will captivate you with original music from the era while you learn about the birth of popular music and the Cultural Revolution that spawned Swinging 60s London from the live commentary by our friendly and experienced tour guides.
Our tours pass by numerous iconic 60s venues and locations along their routes. New routes are currently being planned to other famous locations so register for regular updates at the bottom of this page.
The tour bus outside The Hard Rock Café
Ex Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett on the 60s Tour Bus
Music Heritage London is delighted to have brought together bands of the highest calibre and global reputation for your ultimate enjoyment in one of London’s most iconic venues. One Kew Road was known in the 60s as the Station Hotel and home to the original Crawdaddy Club where, on Sunday 24th February 1963, The Rolling Stones launched their career playing to an audience of just three. By the time The Beatles came to watch them at this venue on Sunday 14th April, less than two months later, fans were queuing over the railway bridge at the rear of the building.
On Sun 5th May, Dick Rowe of Decca Records attended the Stones gig here at the suggestion of George Harrison and signed them immediately. Less than a month later, Decca released their first hit ‘Come on’. The Rolling Stones played their final gig here on Sun 16th June 1963 before being replaced as resident band by The Yardbirds featuring Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page at the new home 200 yards away on Richmond Athletics Ground also home the Richmond Jazz and Blues Festival (1961-1965) forerunner to today’s Reading Festival.
All ticket holders who attend our tours and events at One Kew Road will enjoy a massive 25% OFF their food and drinks bill when ordered together.
One Kew Road is located immediately opposite Richmond Station with a fast and frequent train/tube service to and from Central London.
EXCLUSIVE MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE
- FREE MEMBERSHIP to the original Crawdaddy Club for 12 months
- MEMBER OFFERS on future tours, events & merchandise
- NO QUEUING at the Hard Rock Cafe with our meal option tickets
- FREE ENTRY to ‘The Vault’, London’s only rock museum
- 25% OFF food & drinks bill at One Kew Road, Richmond
Music Heritage London Ltd was launched in 2014 to help package and promote the vast and unique music heritage and history of West London to a wider National and International audience and by doing so, help celebrate and perpetuate the 60s music and cultural legacy for future generations.
If you’d like to support this initiative then please like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and register your name for FREE membership.
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