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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th June 2011 Peace campaigner Brian Haw, who camped from 2001 to 2011 outside Parliament, dies from lung cancer.

18th June 1977 Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten and Paul Cook, beaten and robbed by London pub

18th June 1963 Born today: Omar Londono, jockey

18th June 1929 Born today: James Bishop, editor (London News Publications)

18th June 1817 Waterloo Bridge (2formerly Strand Bridge) was officially opened by the Prince Regent.

18th June 1583 Richard Martin of London takes out 1st life insurance policy, on William Gibbons, premium was 383

The Heroes of Alma



The Heroes of Alma

The Beatles favourite pub while recording at Abbey Road Studios.

Location: 11 Alma Square, Marylebone

Description: This pub, now long gone, was the favourite watering hole of The Beatles and their producer George Martin while they were recording at Abbey Road Studios (or EMI) in the Sixties.

Other musical regulars while at Abbey Road included The Hollies, Queen, Manfred Mann, The Seekers and Pink Floyd.

Because recording sessions were structured in shifts, musicians were encouraged to go to the pub for lunch, or while other parts of the recording process that didn't directly involve them.

Antony Stone, the West End choreographer of Abba hit Mamma Mia! and Bollywood-style stage musical Bombay Dreams recently lived here, but now it's been converted into luxury flats and the pub garden is now a patio.

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The Heroes of Alma

The Beatles favourite pub while recording at Abbey Road Studios.


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