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August 2018

Poetry Competition update

2018-08-02T18:44:03+00:00

We are thrilled to announce that the finalists of The Sound of Water Poetry Competition have been notified. The prize giving ceremony will take place on Saturday the 25th of August 2018 at 09:00 in the Caritas Library at Temenos in McGregor (entrance in Long Street, McGregor). This is an open event and everyone [...]

Poetry Competition update2018-08-02T18:44:03+00:00

July 2018

The Breede Centre After School Programme

2018-07-19T19:15:50+00:00

We are very thrilled that the Breede Centre After School Programme have offered to do all the street decorations outside each venue this year. The Breede Centre offers an afternoon and holiday activities programme throughout the year for the local village children that features arts, crafts, stories, reading, games, sports, outings and camps. The [...]

The Breede Centre After School Programme2018-07-19T19:15:50+00:00

June 2018

Important update regarding The Sound of Water Poetry Competition

2018-06-27T12:11:45+00:00

We are thrilled to report that we have received hundreds of entries for the competition and we are fully aware that many people are waiting anxiously for the announcement of the finalists. Unfortunately we have been forced into delaying this announcement due to circumstances beyond our control. At this stage, we are unable to [...]

Important update regarding The Sound of Water Poetry Competition2018-06-27T12:11:45+00:00

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

March 2018

Competition time!

2018-03-06T12:49:33+00:00

The Poetry in McGregor Competition has been launched. Please share this information with fellow poets, High School language teachers and budding-poets. Competition Guidelines Closing date: 31 May 2018 Die Poësie in McGregor Kompetisie het afgeskop. Deel asseblief hierdie inligting met mededigters,  Hoërskooltaalonderwysers en ontluikende digters. Kompetisiereëls Sluitingsdatum: 31 Mei 2018

Competition time!2018-03-06T12:49:33+00:00

The incredible HA!Man duo

2018-03-04T13:19:53+00:00

Poetry in McGregor hosted a very successful event in Temenos’ Caritas Library last night. The incredible HA!Man duo – Francois le Roux and Joke Debaere – gave a performance that was indescribably ‘different’ and enthralling. The response from the audience was “WOW!” “Absolutely beautiful and otherworldly in its inspiration’. [...]

The incredible HA!Man duo2018-03-04T13:19:53+00:00

February 2018

2018 Poetry in McGregor Poster

2018-02-08T18:05:33+00:00

‘The  sound  of  water’ Designing the 2018 Poetry Poster I was inspired by Billy’s statement  that the Japanese language has 40 different names for water – how poetic. Another inspiration was finding a bookmark with the words ‘The Poetry of Water’ in a secondhand book store. Finding the poetic in water is not difficult. [...]

2018 Poetry in McGregor Poster2018-02-08T18:05:33+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

Poetry in Prison

2017-09-23T14:23:02+00:00

On Wednesday morning, 20 September,  Poetry in McGregor hosted an event at Robertson Correctional Facility. Adrian Van Wyk was contacted and agreed to bring a group up to perform for the inmates. He was accompanied by fellow poets Daniel, Alison and Jethro this morning. Over 200 inmates crowded into the venue for an absolutely [...]

Poetry in Prison2017-09-23T14:23:02+00:00