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HIP READ

The Last Gift and other Tales By Mary RothwellPublished by Scriptora on 6th January 2021 Review By Pete Donohue In 2019 HIP Literature favourably reviewed local author Mary Rothwell’s poetry collection Terra Incognita. Now we are pleased to report her…
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BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

How to Blow Up a Pipeline By Andreas MalmPublished by Verso, 2021, RRP £, £ at Bookbuster Review by Tim Barton Subtitled Learning to Fight in a World on Fire, this book is in the great radical tradition of the…
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HIP READs of 2020

The best of the year’s HIP Reads, in no particular order of merit,as chosen by Literature Editor PETE DONOHUE Dhanmondi Road  By Young Early in the year HIP’s ELLY GIBSON reviewed this first novel set during the aftermath of the…
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The Dirty Old Gallery

West Street Winter Fair By Benji Thomas In the heart of Hastings Old Town, The Dirty Old Gallery is displaying the best of local artists, makers and creatives in their West Street Winter Fair. The gallery is bursting with paintings,…
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Arts Diary

Hastings Contemporary has re-opened after Lockdown2 with two hugely anticipatedexhibitions – Lakwena Maciver’s Homeplace and Stephen Chambers’ The Court of Redonda. Lakwena Maciver, one of the UK’s most exciting contemporary black artists, creates painted prayers and meditations which respond to…
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Zoo Motel

By Gareth Stevens At a time when lockdown has had a catastrophic effect on art forms that are normally experienced in public spaces, there has been a rush to make online alternatives. In short these have been “delicious hot and…
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