Leah Thorn
spoken word poet

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still rocking!

              In the cinema we are the kind of old women who usually annoy me, the ones who talk loudly through ads, insistent chat that you fear will not stop when the film starts … Continue reading

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update on ‘watch’

‘watch’ has been selected to be screened at the Szczecin European Film Festival in October and in the UK Jewish Film Festival in November. Here is an extract from a group poem written as a response to the film by … Continue reading

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Older Women Rock!

As part of my Leverhulme Trust artist’s residency at the University of Kent and at Canterbury Christ Church University, I have devised a poetry project for women in their 60’s, exploring the impact on us of sexism and ageism. I am … Continue reading

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‘watch’, a poetryfilm

‘watch’ is a poetryfilm, completed during my current Leverhulme Trust artist residency in the University of Kent’s Academic Primary Care Unit and Canterbury Christ Church University’s England Centre for Practice Development. This short film, a unique and creative collaboration between … Continue reading

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DAD4DADs

Here is a video by filmmakers Ewan Golder and Dominic Pillai of an exciting project I worked on recently called DAD4DADs. It was a Six Ways to Wellbeing project by DAD [Dover Arts Development], in collaboration with the Jasmin Vardimon … Continue reading

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