Reviews

May Poll Dancing

The PM’s speech at Conservative Conference, Birmingham Reviewed by Colin Gibson Loathe as I am to admit it, sometimes only a worn-out cliché will do the trick. Yes, the first few minutes of Mrs. May’s appearance, (delayed half an hour…
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Features

Sausage life!

The column that won’t shoot until it sees the whites of your eggs READER: I see there were riots at the Poundland closing-down sale. MYSELF: I’m not surprised. There was 10% off everything. READER: So what happened? MYSELF: Apparently the…
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Reviews

The Square

Dir: Ruben Östlund Kino Teatr, St. Leonards Ostensibly a film about the chronic bullshit afflicting the upper echelons of the art world, this fascinating film gradually leads us, by way of cleverly-honed vignettes, down another path. It opens outside a…
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Reviews

Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne at St. Mary in the Castle. Reviewed by Colin Gibson Newcastle folk rock band Lindisfarne has produced, in its various incarnations, an extraordinary collection of great material spanning almost fifty years, the vast proportion of which was penned by the…
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News

AUTOMATA ON THE PIER

A season of events on Hastings Pier kicks off with an extraordinary interactive exhibition of automata, including mechanical toys and other inventions. Hastings Pier, 14 Mar 2018-15 Apr 2018 REVIEW BY Colin Gibson Hastings Pier and community arts company Culture Shift have…
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