POET Roger McGough will be visiting Pershore's Number 8 Community Arts Centre on Friday, May 23, to mark the release of his new book, As Far As I Know.

The appearance will begin at 7.30pm and will see Mr McGough, who is the newly elected president of the Poetry Society, performing his poetry.

To see the performance, which will be followed by a book signing, call the box office on 01386 555488 or visit rogermcgough.org.uk.