December 2017

Save the date!

2017-12-01T12:50:18+00:00

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.

Save the date! 2017-12-01T12:50:18+00:00

October 2017

Make-over at The Byekorf Creche in McGregor

2017-10-21T12:37:58+00:00

The MAC Project had great pleasure this week in welcoming 7 “Adventures For Love” ladies from Johannesburg and Cape Town who came to do a classroom make-over at The Byekorf Creche in McGregor. The Mac Project team assisted in preparing the walls and clearing the room on Thursday so that when the AFL ladies [...]

Make-over at The Byekorf Creche in McGregor 2017-10-21T12:37:58+00:00

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 [...]

Write Your Way In | Workshop 2017-09-01T12:59:06+00:00

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

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.

Poetry Competition update 2017-08-16T16:36:14+00:00

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

ATKV SKRYFWERKWINKEL – ATKV WRITING WORKSHOP 2017-08-11T09:53:51+00:00

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/ [...]

Poetry Competition is still open!  2017-08-11T09:54:25+00:00

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 [...]

The Ring in McGregor 2017-08-11T09:52:45+00:00

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 [...]

Capitec account is Closed 2017-06-22T11:57:21+00:00