The Bookshop Band

Reading is Magic

Online Event
Thu 1 Oct
10:00 UK
Free, ticketed

Ages 7-13

Be inspired to write a book-themed song.

The Bookshop Band write songs about books and perform them in bookshops. They have produced 13 albums to date and have written for authors including Margaret Atwood, Philip Pullman and Robert Macfarlane. They moved to Wigtown after playing a gig in one of the town’s shops. www.thebookshopband.co.uk  

Reading is Magic:   https://www.readingismagicfestival.com/

How do online events work?

Adults & young people

Unless otherwise indicated, you can watch events on our website homepage (or on the event page in the programme), or on our YouTube channel. We'll send you further information nearer the time.

During the event, you can ask a question by using the box on the homepage, or in the chat box on YouTube (you'll need a google account for the latter).


Children

Unless otherwise indicated, Children's events will be streaming to the Big Wig Facebook page.


If the event is free do I need to sign up?

No. You can go to our website or YouTube channel and watch most events without registering. However, it’s still worth signing up as you will be sent a link to the event and a reminder 30 minutes beforehand.

Further information and FAQs


Catch up

Many of the events will be available on catch up.


Buy the book

Browse our festival bookshop, which has titles from nearly every event in the programme.