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John Grindrod at The Printworks, Hastings

05/11/2018 6:00 pm – 05/11/2018 7:00 pm | The Printworks, 14 Claremont, Hastings TN34 1HA

Come and meet How to Love Brutalism author John Grindrod at The Printworks, Hastings on Monday 5th November at 6pm.

John will be giving a talk about brutalism, lost new towns and the secret modernism of Ladybird Books.

How To Love Brutalism explains what it is about brutalist buildings that elicits such strong feelings of love or hate. You will understand the true power of concrete and of mammoth-sized buildings, but also some of the more subtle aspects of brutalist buildings that you may not have known or considered. Illustrated with striking drawings by The Brutal Artist, the book is divided up into a series of mini essays that explains the brutalist world from a human aspect, as well as an architectural, historical and even pop cultural angle.

John Grindrod has written for the GuardianFinancial Times, the Twentieth Century Society Magazine and The Modernist, has co-written and edited a book about TV, Shouting at the Telly, and contributed to a book on music, Hang the DJ. He runs the popular website

When: Monday 5th November, 6pm
Where: The Printworks, 14 Claremont, Hastings TN34 1HA
Price: Free

For more information please visit the Printworks website.