Moving for Mental Health

Movement has always played a large part in my life. Although it wasn’t until my late teens and early twenties that I became introspective enough to really realise its value...


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The Fundraising Feast

As a part of my work experience for my Art and Writing BA, I signed up to help support the Fundraising Feast at Home Vintage to help The Pearl Exchange...


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Our New Home

A building is so much more than bricks and mortar. It is a home, a possibility, the past, present and future. It is safety. It is critical to building a resilient, confident,…


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Pearl’s Legacy

It feels hard to put into words who Pearl was. She gave something different to everyone she met in a way so personal that I alone could never encompass who she really was.  To me,…


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Riding the Ups & Downs

"I quickly got used to living on a dirtbike. It’s not long before routine dissolves days into one and another...


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Climate Conversations

"I feel a deep gratitude to life and for my life. It hasn’t always been easy and I’ve had my own experiences of...


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My Volunteer Experience at Leopallooza

"I’m Sophie, and I was lucky enough to be this year’s volunteer Marketing Assistant..."


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Documenting at The Pearl Exchange

"As we approach September and the start of a new university term, for me this is a time to reflect on the last three years..."


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The Pearl Exchange is Leading the Way

"When John Wheatley emailed me from the South Weston Activity Network in Weston-super-Mare about him and his small team..."


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Spotlight: Ella Frears

“At night the herbs outside my window are pummelled by rain. I wake infused, nude on the bare bed. Morning comes...


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