May 4 2021
By Chloé Karis
Your chance to get a rare glimpse into one of music’s most sacred institutions.
To celebrate a remarkable milestone of 90 years in business, Abbey Road Studios will open its doors to the public for the very first time to offer a “specially organized tour through the history of the studios”.
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The Abbey Road: Open House Tour, which runs August 9-15, will allow guests to see the three original recording studios that hosted The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Adele, Kanye West and Ed Sheeran.
Not only will guests be able to see the studios, but you will also be able to see the studio control rooms and the famous Studio Two echo chamber, providing a huge opportunity to witness some of the most iconic facilities used to shape the story. recorded music.
If you are a musician or music gear geek, you can experience legendary gear in studios such as EMI TG MK3 recording console, ‘Mrs Mills’ piano, REDD.17 mixing console, BTR3 tape recorder and the most recent Mellotron.
Attendees will also be able to learn about the history of Abbey Road with never-before-seen footage, films, artifacts and the history of technological innovation during the studio tour and learn about the rich history of the movie soundtrack.
Abbey Road Studios General Manager Isabel Garvey expressed enthusiasm for the iconic studio to open to the public, stating that “Celebrating 90 years of Abbey Road by inviting the public beyond the signs to he entry ban is a really exciting way to share the magic of the building with us.
Abbey Road Studios Events Manager Jack Franklin also commented on the anniversary, stating that “being able to share a rare glimpse inside our very special building is something that excites us all… I still remember the magic to get inside the building. for the first time, therefore, we want to offer our customers the same experience this summer.
If you want to fly to London, don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the studio and go beyond the ‘no entry’ signs.
View more information and purchase tickets on the Abbey Road Studios website.