October 2017

September 2017

Write Your Way In | Workshop

2017-09-01T12:59:06+00:00

As winter fades, and spring takes hold, the month of October invites us to turn the soil of our imagination, and to plant more of what we want in life. If writing, stories, and poetry are among those things, then spend the weekend 13 – 15 October 2017, in the village of McGregor, writing [...]

August 2017

Poetry Competition, 2017 Finalists

2017-08-20T10:54:51+00:00

We are delighted to announce that we have our finalists for the Poetry Competition. They are as follows: School Section  Edward Jeneke, Alex Blatcher and Thato Tshukudu Adult Section  Molly Bester, Susan Nightingale, Elske Maxwell, Janine Milne and Sue Woodward Well done to you all! The winners will be announced next Saturday 26th [...]

Poetry Competition update

2017-08-16T16:36:14+00:00

Because of the extended date for entries, the winning entries cannot be notified by the 15th August. We are working through the process and are almost there. As soon as we have the shortlist , we will let those people know. Apologies for the delay.

School Workshops

2017-08-11T10:11:06+00:00

Last week Poetry in McGregor organised workshops for local schools. The events were held over two days and were presented by two poets. Jolyn Phillips is a PhD student and published poet, and Roche Kester is an ex-student of UWC and well-known figure in progressive poetry circles in the Cape. The first event was [...]

July 2017

Poetry Competition is still open! 

2017-08-11T09:54:25+00:00

A reminder to all that the Poetry In McGregor Poetry Competition is still open! Get your entries in by 10 August, 2017. Please remember that the organisers will not enter into any communication with those who submit their poems for consideration. Good luck to all! for details see the Poetry Competition page: http://mcgregorpoetryfestival.co.za/2017-poetry-competition/ [...]

The Ring in McGregor

2017-08-11T09:52:45+00:00

14th - 17th September 2017 Come to McGregor and enjoy a FOUR NIGHT LONG WEEKEND and watch Richard Wagner ’s epic DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN in the highly acclaimed product ion from Copenhagen. Have the opportunity to enjoy the comfort of Wahnfried, McGregor’s own special theatre and movie house in McGregor, as well as the company [...]

June 2017

Capitec account is Closed

2017-06-22T11:57:21+00:00

Please note that our Capitec Bank account is now closed. any payment towards The MAC project / Poetry in McGregor must be done at the following Bank account: Account name:   McGregor Arts Community Project Bank:   Standard Bank Branch:   Robertson Branch Code:   051001 Account Number:   082349894 Swift Number:   SBZAZAJJ [...]

Kobus Moolman Back to McGregor

2017-06-10T12:58:01+00:00

It was with great pleasure that we welcomed Kobus Moolman Back to McGregor this weekend. A “Sop, Dop en Short Stories” evening was held in the Caritas Library in Temenos where Kobus launched of his new collection The Swimming Lesson and Other Stories (UKZA Press) to the Western Cape. Under the banner of “The [...]