Square dancing: how do you guangchang wu?

On 7 October our dancers performed at Southbank Centre’s China Changing Festival after five free guangchang wu (public square dancing) workshops at China Exchange. Wearing a specially designed uniform, our dancers wowed the audience with their performances of the songs Rather Be and Zui Xuan Min Zu Feng.

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Hello Baijiu

Tony Kirkham, head of Arboretum at the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, led us on an adventurous evening filled with treetop tales. Throughout his talk on “Great Chinese Trees”, Tony shared anecdotes of his plant hunting travels across China – following the footsteps of arguably the most influential plant hunter to have lived, Ernest ‘Chinese’ Wilson; and the stories behind his many favourite trees!

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