Alan McClure

Song Writing

Online Event
Sun 14 Mar
12:00 UK
Free, ticketed

Join Alan McClure, singer and chief songwriter of Alan & the Big Hand, founding member of Lost Wasp Records and member of the Wee Folk Storytellers, for a lunchtime jam!

Alan's work has been played around the UK including BBC Radio Scotland and BBC 6 Music. This workshop will cover lyric writing through to performance techniques. Come along and get your creative juices flowing.

U/26 free - O/26 suggested £5 donation

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.

Asking questions

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).


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.

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