October 2018

The McGregor Arts Community Project is looking for a fund-raiser to join their team.

2018-10-04T19:54:46+00:00

Poetry in McGregor / The McGregor Arts Community Project (NPO #151 -551) is looking for a fund-raiser / sponsorship administrator to join their team. Requirements: good communication skills in English and Afrikaans proficient computer skills especially emailing, Word, Excel and Powerpoint have a connection with the village of McGregor Job description: follow up existing [...]

The McGregor Arts Community Project is looking for a fund-raiser to join their team.2018-10-04T19:54:46+00:00

June 2018

Poetry in McGregor Festival 24 to 26 August2018, McGregor.

2018-06-16T12:48:25+00:00

The sixth Poetry in McGregor Festival 2018 will be held over the weekend of August 24-26. The festival organisers (The MAC Project) are happy to announce that more than 160 poets will be participating at various unique venues in McGregor over the festival weekend. Some of the well-known poets that will be featured are [...]

Poetry in McGregor Festival 24 to 26 August2018, McGregor.2018-06-16T12:48:25+00:00

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 McGregor2017-10-21T12:37:58+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 | Workshop2017-09-01T12:59:06+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 Finalists2017-08-20T10:54:51+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 update2017-08-16T16:36:14+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 Workshops2017-08-11T10:11:06+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 WORKSHOP2017-08-11T09:53:51+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