August 2020

Poetry Competition Update


Due to a request from school teachers who have faced many challenges during Lockdown, we are extending our closing date for competition entries until the 30th September 2020. This applies to the Adult and Youth Categories. Please see our website ( for more Competition details.

Poetry Competition Update2021-05-23T17:45:32+02:00

June 2020

Love in the time of Covid


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 Thanks to the generous sponsporship of Leila Witkin, one of our dedicated patrons,  published and unpublished poets can once again participate in our exciting competition.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

March 2020

Poetry in McGregor 2020


Due to economic and current global uncertainties our committee have taken the decision to postpone this year’s Poetry festival scheduled for August 2020. Many of our supporters will be as disappointed as we are but we trust this is a wise decision given the unchartered waters we find ourselves in. We were shortly due [...]

Poetry in McGregor 20202020-03-19T13:49:36+02:00

October 2019

The next Poetry in McGregor Festival Weekend


“The next Poetry in McGregor Festival Weekend will take place from the 28 to 30 August 2020. Information regarding the theme; submission requirements; the national poetry competition etc will be published in April 2020. Absolutely no correspondence will be entered into until then.”

The next Poetry in McGregor Festival Weekend2019-10-20T09:57:48+02:00

August 2019

Poetry Competition 2019 Finalists


Our judges take pleasure in announcing the names of the  poets who were selected by our external judges as finalists in this year’s Poetry Competition -  The Heart of The Moon ADULT CATEGORY Adre Marshall Keith Gottschalk Marieta McGrath Toni Stuart Sue Woodward Rob Leiper Beth Hunt Jane De Sousa [...]

Poetry Competition 2019 Finalists2019-08-09T16:31:50+02:00

July 2019

2019 Final Programme


We are happy to announce that the final programme of this year event is now available. You can download the pintable version at this link: Printable Programme You can view the upcoming events and book your tickets directly from the following pages: all the event in order of date: Events page all the events [...]

2019 Final Programme2019-07-21T11:54:17+02:00

April 2019

POETRY in McGREGOR | 23 – 25 Aug 2019


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

October 2018

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


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+02:00

August 2018

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
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