December 2017

Save the date!

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Save the date! The next Poetry in McGregor Festival weekend will take place from the 24th to 26th of August 2018. We highly recommend that you book your accommodation now. http://mcgregorpoetryfestival.co.za/where_to_stay/ for options.

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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 [...]

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August 2017

Patricia Schonstein Poetry in McGregor Award

2017-08-28T11:46:48+00:00

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of the inaugural “Patricia Schonstein Poetry in McGregor Award”. Since our first festival of 2013, participating poets have shared inspired and inspiring works through their readings. Each year we have compiled an anthology to honour the presenting poets; to grant longevity to the festival [...]

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ATKV SKRYFWERKWINKEL – ATKV WRITING WORKSHOP

2017-08-11T09:53:51+00:00

Poetry in McGregor is delighted to welcome Professor Bernard Odendaal to the Poetry Weekend. Head of the ATKV Writing School, based at the Potchefstroom campus of North West University, Prof Odendaal will be running a creative writing workshop on The Building Blocks of Poetry.  Prof Odendaal is a highly respected authority on Afrikaans [...]

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July 2017

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 [...]

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POETRY IN MCGREGOR 2017 PROGRAMME

2017-08-11T09:51:25+00:00

It gives us great pleasure to announce that the programme for “Poetry in McGregor” 25 to 27 August 2017 is now available on www.poetryinmcgregor.co.za and bookings have opened on Computicket. We look forward to welcoming you to our event.

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June 2017

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 [...]

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May 2017

The Weekend of Leonard Cohen

2017-05-31T16:47:57+00:00

“Poetry in McGregor” hosted a “Weekend of Leonard Cohen” this past weekend and we were thrilled to welcome Leonard Cohen fans to our village. It was heart-warming to discover that our event had attracted fans from as far as Johannesburg, Empangeni, Knysna, Bloemfontein, Kimberley and Stanford. The happy crowd of Leonard Cohen followers enjoyed [...]

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Sop, Dop en short Stories

2017-05-12T10:48:46+00:00

Come for a mug of sop, a glass of dop and enthralling stories by Kobus Moolman when he launches his new collection The Swimming Lesson and Other Stories (UKZN Press) on Friday 9 June at 6.30pm in the Caritas Library at Temenos. This collection by multiple award-winning poet, author and playwright, Kobus Moolman, has [...]

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March 2017

A weekend of Leonard Cohen

2017-05-12T10:54:41+00:00

Legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen was known for his poetic lyrics, iconic songs and baritone voice. “Poetry in McGregor” invites you to join us for a weekend of music, films and tributes to honour this great musician – 26th to 28th of May 2017. Book your accommodation, park your car and [...]

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