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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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 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. [...]