Above the Drowning Sea

An exclusive premiere screening of Above the Drowning Sea will take place on March 8 as part of the Pureland Series. A 90-minute documentary, it tells the story of the dramatic escape of Jews from Nazi-controlled Austria to Shanghai on the eve of the Second World War. As Hitler’s forces sought to expel the Jews from […]

Learning to live with loss through love

The Pureland Series at China Exchange will explore how we deal with grief and bereavement during a positive and inspiring event on November 7 led by psychotherapist Julia Samuel MBE. It will raise awareness of the work of Child Bereavement UK, which supports families when a baby or child dies or is dying, or when […]

The Impact of being a Man

To launch the 2017 Being a Man Festival, the Pureland Series at China Exchange is hosting a panel discussion led by the event’s founder, Jude Kelly CBE, artistic director of the Southbank Centre. Speakers at The Impact of being a Man, on October 24, will include Jack Rooke, whose Edinburgh Fringe show – Good Grief […]

Ruby Wax: Masterclass in mindfulness

Internationally recognised actress, mental health campaigner and author Ruby Wax will be leading a discussion on the value of mindfulness at the Pureland Series at China Exchange on September 28.