August 2017



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 [...]


July 2017

Poetry Competition is still open! 


A reminder to all that the Poetry In McGregor Poetry Competition is still open! Get your entries in by 10 August, 2017. Please remember that the organisers will not enter into any communication with those who submit their poems for consideration. Good luck to all! for details see the Poetry Competition page: [...]

Poetry Competition is still open! 2017-08-11T09:54:25+02:00

The Ring in McGregor


14th - 17th September 2017 Come to McGregor and enjoy a FOUR NIGHT LONG WEEKEND and watch Richard Wagner ’s epic DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN in the highly acclaimed product ion from Copenhagen. Have the opportunity to enjoy the comfort of Wahnfried, McGregor’s own special theatre and movie house in McGregor, as well as the company [...]

The Ring in McGregor2017-08-11T09:52:45+02:00

June 2017

Capitec account is Closed


Please note that our Capitec Bank account is now closed. any payment towards The MAC project / Poetry in McGregor must be done at the following Bank account: Account name:   McGregor Arts Community Project Bank:   Standard Bank Branch:   Robertson Branch Code:   051001 Account Number:   082349894 Swift Number:   SBZAZAJJ [...]

Capitec account is Closed2017-06-22T11:57:21+02:00

Kobus Moolman Back to McGregor


It was with great pleasure that we welcomed Kobus Moolman Back to McGregor this weekend. A “Sop, Dop en Short Stories” evening was held in the Caritas Library in Temenos where Kobus launched of his new collection The Swimming Lesson and Other Stories (UKZA Press) to the Western Cape. Under the banner of “The [...]

Kobus Moolman Back to McGregor2017-06-10T12:58:01+02:00

May 2017

The Weekend of Leonard Cohen


“Poetry in McGregor” hosted a “Weekend of Leonard Cohen” this past weekend and we were thrilled to welcome Leonard Cohen fans to our village. It was heart-warming to discover that our event had attracted fans from as far as Johannesburg, Empangeni, Knysna, Bloemfontein, Kimberley and Stanford. The happy crowd of Leonard Cohen followers enjoyed [...]

The Weekend of Leonard Cohen2017-05-31T16:47:57+02:00

Sop, Dop en short Stories


Come for a mug of sop, a glass of dop and enthralling stories by Kobus Moolman when he launches his new collection The Swimming Lesson and Other Stories (UKZN Press) on Friday 9 June at 6.30pm in the Caritas Library at Temenos. This collection by multiple award-winning poet, author and playwright, Kobus Moolman, has [...]

Sop, Dop en short Stories2017-05-12T10:48:46+02:00

April 2017

The MAC project new logo


The Mac Project logo was designed by Edna Fourie and Ewan van Wyk. We are thrilled with the final design – the result of much brainstorming by Edna and Ewan who were inspired as follows: The most important aspect was to turn the 'almost indigestably long worded title' into something people could relate to [...]

The MAC project new logo2017-05-12T10:51:45+02:00

March 2017

A weekend of Leonard Cohen


Legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen was known for his poetic lyrics, iconic songs and baritone voice. “Poetry in McGregor” invites you to join us for a weekend of music, films and tributes to honour this great musician – 26th to 28th of May 2017. Book your accommodation, park your car and [...]

A weekend of Leonard Cohen2017-05-12T10:54:41+02:00
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