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September 2018

Thank you function at Wahnfried with Lara Kirsten


On Wednesday the 19th of September an event was held in McGregor’s beautiful little theatre, Wahnfried, to thank the support team of the Poetry in McGregor. The evening started off with a cocktail party and was followed by a piano recital by Lara Kirsten. Lara had very kindly and generously offered to give an [...]

Thank you function at Wahnfried with Lara Kirsten2018-09-23T11:10:43+02:00

August 2018



IT GIVES US GREAT PLEASURE TO PUBLISH THE NAMES AND POEMS OF THE WINNERS OF OUR 2018 THE SOUND OF WATER POETRY COMPETITION: ADULT CATEGORY: Winner: Adriaan Havenga (Wat het met Ingrid Jonker gebeur) Runner-up: Sue Woodward (Drop in the ocean) Highly commended: Catherina Koen (Stilte) HIGH SCHOOL CATEGORY: Winner: Kyle Morero (Like a [...]


Poetry Competition update


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+02:00

July 2018

The Breede Centre After School Programme


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+02:00

June 2018

Important update regarding The Sound of Water Poetry Competition


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+02:00

Poetry in McGregor Festival 24 to 26 August2018, McGregor.


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+02:00

March 2018

Competition time!


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+02:00

The incredible HA!Man duo


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+02:00

February 2018

2018 Poetry in McGregor Poster


‘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+02:00