Book Event

Roger McGough (e).jpg Roger McGough


Saturday 16 March 2019, 6.30pm

King's College School, Wimbledon (New Concert Hall)

£22.50 (under 19s £15)

The patron saint of poetry’ Carol Ann Duffy

‘He is a true original and more than one generation would be much the poorer without him’ The Times

Roger McGough, one of Britain's best-loved poets, is the author of over seventy books of poetry and editor of numerous anthologies. His exuberant new collection joinedupwriting ranges from forgotten friendships and the idiosyncrasies of family life to the trauma of war and contemporary global politics. These poems explore the human experience in all its shades of light and dark but always with McGough's signature wit, irreverence and vivacity.

President of the Poetry Society and Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Roger has been honoured with a CBE for services to literature and the Freedom of the City of Liverpool. His collections include Lily The Pink, Aintree Iron, Scaffold, GRIMMS and The Mersey Sound with Adrian Henri & Brian Patten. He also hosts the long-running BBC 4 Programme Poetry Please.

We are thrilled to be hosting the nation’s favourite poet.