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I Ran With The Gang: The story of Alan Longmuir, original Bay City Roller

  • Espionage 4 India Buildings, Victoria Street Edinburgh EH1 2EX (map)

Join Alan Longmuir's fans, family and friends at the Edinburgh nightclub Espionage for an event celebrating the launch of his autobiography I Ran With The Gang: My Life in and Out of the Bay City Rollers. Co-written with Martin Knight, the book tells Alan's story of founding the Rollers with his brother Derek and the band's rise to international fame with mega hits such as ‘Bye Bye Baby’ and ‘Shang-a-lang’.

Martin Knight will talk to Liam Rudden, writer of the popular I Ran With The Gang Fringe show, about the highs of ‘Rollermania’ and Alan’s life after running with the tartan gang. Alan’s brother and fellow Roller Derek Longmuir will also be present.

Don your tartan and join us for a celebration of the story of ‘a plumber from Edinburgh who just got lucky’ and his life in the boyband that turned the world tartan.

Admission will be through the main entrance at 4 Victoria Street. This event is highly anticpated and will be a mix of seating and standing. Seats are on a first come first served basis, so please arrive in plenty of time. There is no disabled access as the venue is a listed building. If you have any mobility issues that would require a seat or assistance going up or down stairs, please contact events@luath.co.uk or phone 0131 225 4326.

Admission is free and all are welcome. Tartan is optional. Doors open 7pm, events starts 7.30pm. To book your free ticket, please visit the Eventbrite page here.