There are two exciting ‘Older Women Rock!’ events taking place during the Folkestone Triennial
Firstly a screening of documentary and experimental films celebrating older women and made in and around Folkestone. The Quarterhouse on Sunday 24th September at 7.30pm. Tickets £4 from the Box Office https://www.quarterhouse.co.uk/whats-on/
- The Singer’s Tale Renowned jazz singer, Carol Grimes, a wild and funny force of nature, burns brightly into her 70s. In this documentary from filmmaker Barry J Gibb, Carol bares all in an intimate portrait of an epic life filled with pain, creativity and music
- Living is a Doorway With shameless fashionistas, Magritte impersonators and extroverted fans of Ziggy Stardust, indulge in this joyful journey safe in the hands of women who know how to do life’s locomotion! An award-winning film from Instep Dance Company
- Love Your Lines A poetry/film made for Tammy Whynot’s YouTube channel and based on ‘Don’t Buy the Hype’, a poem by Leah Thorn about society’s pressure on older women to ‘age agelessly’
- Older Women Rock!: the documentary Poetry and retro clothing, a subversive catwalk and a Zumba Gold flashmob, Clare Unsworth’s documentary captures a unique, ground-breaking piece of political art
Secondly a subversive catwalk featuring Older Women Rock! poetry clothing, followed by a tea trolley dance and a meal.
The Burstin Hotel on 1st October at 5.30pm. Ticket £10.70 including meal available through https://billetto.co.uk/e/owr-fashion-show-tickets-211006