Friday, 28 August 2015

Saturday 29 August events



15  Briar Grimley (On behalf of the Breede Centre): In the Beginning….

9.30am / Breede Centre / 50 min / Donation at the door


16  Koos vd Merwe: Daar Waar Rympies Vandaan Kom

9.30vm / Caritas / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here


17  Colleen Higgs: Too much information

9.30am / D’Amphitheater / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here


18  Marguerite van der Merwe: Poetry Walks The Garden Of The Beloved

9.30am / Caritas Garden / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here


19  Growing Poems: Book a small-group session with Douglas Reid Skinner

9.30am / The Little Way / 50 min / R50.00 / Direct booking: 023 625 1871


20  Growing Poems: Book a 15 minute individual mentor session with Kerry Hammerton

9.30am / The Poetry Library in Temenos / 15 min / R50.00 / Direct booking: 023 625 1871



21  Diana Ferrus: Vir 'n soldaat van die Cape Corps - 70 jaar na die Tweede Wêreldoorlog / For a soldier from the Cape Corps - 70 years after World War II.

9.30am / The Tree House / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here


22  John Maytham: Serious, sublime and silly

9.30am / Wahnfried / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here


23  Louise Viljoen: Name in Breyten Breytenbach se poësie.

11.00vm / NG Kerk / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here


24  Launch: Stanzas! A new publication for matters poetic

12.30pm / Bemind Winery / 50 min / Donation at the door


25  Briar Grimley (On behalf of the Breede Centre): In the Beginning….

12.30pm / Breede Centre / 50 min / Donation at the door


26  Philip de Vos: Versies vir die dag en vir die nag.

12.30nm / Caritas / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here


27  Norman Morrissey and Silke Heiss: Birds, Beasts, Flowers and More. A Selection of Nature Poems

12.30pm / D’Amphitheater / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here


28  Ian McCallum with Annie Middleton: Poetry Strikes a Chord

12.30pm / Wahnfried / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here



29  Douglas Reid Skinner: The launch of and reading from The Secret Ambition, a book of poems by the Italian poet Valerio Magrelli translated into English by Douglas Reid Skinner & Marco Fazzini.

2.00pm / Bemind Winery / 50 min / Donation at the door


30  Open Mic Session 1 hosted by Hugh Hodge

2.00pm / Caritas / 50 min / Free event



31  Antjie Krog: Mede-wete/Synapse

2.00nm / NG Kerk / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here



32  The InZynch Poetry Session: Praat poësie en rymelary/Spoken Poetry, Rhyming

Adrian Different, Pieter Odendaal en Denver Rimestein

2.00nm / Wahnfried / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here



33  Lara Kirsten: That primal pulse

3.30pm / Caritas / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here


34  CANCELLED Genna Gardini: A Reading of Poems by Genna Gardini

3.30pm / Edna Fourie Gallery / 50 min / R50.00 



35  Growing Poems: Book a 15 minute individual mentor session with Kerry Hammerton

3.30pm / The Poetry Library in Temenos / 15 min / R50.00 / Direct booking: 023 625 1871



36  Harry Owen: Searching with Dogs!

3.30pm / The Tree House / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here



37 
CANCELLED Prof Adam Small: Klawerjas en daarna 

3.30nm / Wahnfried / 50 min / R50.00 

Another Open Mic session with Hugh Hodge has been added to this time slot. 

38  John Maytham: Serious, sublime and silly

5.00pm / Caritas / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here



39  Hester van der Walt en Suenel Bruwer-Holloway:

"Whence/Waar vandaan"

5.00pm / D’Amphitheater / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here



40  Ansa Smit: Unspoken: Singing soul-tongue aloud.

5.00pm / Edna Fourie Gallery / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here



41  Patricia Schonstein: Life as Poetic Pilgrimage

5.00pm / The Tree House / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here



42  Mavis Vermaak: Some Poetry/Some Poems

5.00pm / The Well / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here



43  Gert Vlok Nel: Die lewe se laaste lieflike refrein.(sang en poems)

5.00nm / Wahnfried / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here



44  Launch of the McGregor Poetry Festival 2014 Anthology

6.30pm / Caritas / 50 min / free event



45  Forest: Koos Du Plessis “Herinneringe van Gister”

Prys sluit in Sop, Sjerrie en tuisgebakte brood

6.30nm vir 7.00nm / NG Kerksaal / R120.00 Besprekings Direk: 023 625 1685 (9-12vm weeksdae)

Epos ngkmcgregor@telkomsa.net

46  Helen Moffett: Poetry stand-up and fall about

8.00pm / The Tree House / 50 min / R50.00 book your ticket here



47  Film: Bob Dylan Dont Look Back

8.00pm / Wahnfried / 96 min / Donation at the door


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Fringe events at DE AKKER Saturday 29th August


8.00am McGregor’s Unistars Band (tbc)  McGregor Violini Group (tbc)

9.00am  The First Step Ballet McGregor and The Next Step Dance Company

9.30am Announcement of Poetry Competition winners (free event)

10.00am Mothertongue Langeberg Youth Arts Project, In Ander Woorde (donation)

12.00pm Langeberg Steelband (donation)

1.00pm Richard Whittaker,A Southern African Iliad and Odyssey

2.00pm Wendy Woodward, Moments of the heart

3.00pm Graham Dukas, Stephanie Saunders and Pam Newham, Poetry, but lighter

4.00pm Wilhelm Snyman, An Introduction to Dante, on the 750th Anniversary of His Birth

5.00pm Kyle Allen / Swellendam Poets

6.00pm Khadija Tracey Heeger, Blood Narrative

7.00pm Open Mic Host: Harry Owen (free event)

8.00pm Norman Morrissey and Silke Heiss, Tryst to The Far Horizon 
              A Selection from four years’ worth of Love Poems 

8.00pm to late Late night poetry (free event) in Carol’s Overdraught Pub

9.00pm Mari Mocke "Soaked in the seeds of life" "Geweek in die saad van die lewe"