November 2020

Arrangements for the celebration of Poetry and the Arts November  6th, 7th and 8th.

2020-11-02T18:24:39+02:00

On Friday 6th (5pm-7pm) at Wahnfried, 27 Bree Street, there will be a showing of The Night of the Iguana based on the 1961 play written by Tennessee Williams and starring Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr and Sue Lyon. Please reserve a seat by emailing wahnfried27@gmail.com. On Saturday 7th (10am – 12pm) in [...]

Arrangements for the celebration of Poetry and the Arts November  6th, 7th and 8th.2020-11-02T18:24:39+02:00

October 2020

Poetry Competition 2020: Love in the time of Covid.

2020-10-14T11:07:11+02:00

Thank you everyone for your submissions. It has been a pleasure and a privilege for the judges to read the wonderful work of so many poetry lovers. The preliminary stage of the judging has been completed, and it should not be too long before the winners in both categories are chosen. I know how [...]

Poetry Competition 2020: Love in the time of Covid.2020-10-14T11:07:11+02:00

September 2020

CELEBRATE POETRY IN McGREGOR

2021-05-23T17:45:14+02:00

The 2020 Poetry in McGregor Festival was scheduled to be held during the last weekend of August 28-30. Alas, circumstance prevents what would have been our eighth festival from taking the form of a live event. However, it is with pleasure that we announce the publication of the McGregor Poetry Festival 2019 anthology, which [...]

CELEBRATE POETRY IN McGREGOR2021-05-23T17:45:14+02:00

June 2020

Love in the time of Covid

2021-05-23T17:45:51+02:00

Dear Supporters of Poetry in McGregor, It gives me great pleasure to share with you the fabulous news that we are now accepting entries for our annual Poetry Competition. Thanks to the generous sponsporship of Leila Witkin, one of our dedicated patrons,  published and unpublished poets can once again participate in our exciting competition. [...]

Love in the time of Covid2021-05-23T17:45:51+02:00

August 2019

April 2019

POETRY in McGREGOR | 23 – 25 Aug 2019

2019-04-06T17:04:50+02:00

In this our seventh year, our committee faces many challenges. As you are no doubt aware funding for the Arts in our country is dwindling. Government sponsorship is now being directed to pressing social needs. The Arts and Animal welfare are no longer priorities. Corporate companies are also under pressure to direct sponsorship to [...]

POETRY in McGREGOR | 23 – 25 Aug 20192019-04-06T17:04:50+02:00

December 2017

Save the date!

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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+02:00

September 2017

Write Your Way In | Workshop

2017-09-01T12:59:06+02:00

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+02:00

August 2017

Patricia Schonstein Poetry in McGregor Award

2017-08-28T11:46:48+02:00

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of the inaugural “Patricia Schonstein Poetry in McGregor Award”. Since our first festival of 2013, participating poets have shared inspired and inspiring works through their readings. Each year we have compiled an anthology to honour the presenting poets; to grant longevity to the festival [...]

Patricia Schonstein Poetry in McGregor Award2017-08-28T11:46:48+02:00

ATKV SKRYFWERKWINKEL – ATKV WRITING WORKSHOP

2017-08-11T09:53:51+02:00

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+02:00
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