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HeritageFest2014: Lighthouses of Singapore exhibition

NEX Atrium, Level 1 18 Jul 2014 – 27 Jul 2014 Lighthouses have traditionally been a beacon of light, direction and often, serve as hope to weary travellers and mariners. From the mid-19th century, the East India Company started constructing …

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HeritageFest2014: Tour of Armenian Street — Late 19th Century Hub of Education, Faith and Beliefs

Armenian Street is barely 200 meters long but yet it was the place that sparked the ‘fire’ that created many aspects that we take for granted in Singapore. We meet at Armenian Church and learn about the legacy of this …

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HeritageFest2014: Geylang Serai/Joo Chiat Uncovered Tour

We will explore on foot of the origins of the migration of the natives along the Geylang River and learn why Geylang Serai is still regarded as the heart of the Malay community (local & expatriate) here in Singapore. Circumnavigate …

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HeritageFest2014: Lighthouse Tour

The earliest record of lighthouses dates back to the 200 CE. Since then lighthouses have been a beacon of light, direction and often hope to the weary traveller and mariners. From the mid-19th century, the East India Company started constructing …

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HeritageFest2014: Tour of Yueh Hai Ching Temple

Singapore’s oldest and most significant Teochew temple, Wak Hai Cheng Bio (the Yueh Hai Ching temple), recently completed its comprehensive restoration that commenced in 2011. Preparation for the restoration started earlier in 2009. The five-year long project was met with …

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HeritageFest2014: Bukit Brown in the City Tour

Date: 26 July 2014 Meeting place: Raffles Place MRT, Exit A, Street Level A number of pioneering settlers of 18th and 19th century colonial Singapore who were buried in the Chinese cemeteries of the Greater Bukit Brown Complex (including the …

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HeritageFest2014: The City in Bukit Brown Tour

Date: 27 July 2014 Location: Bukit Brown Cemetery Between 1922 and the period of the Second World War, a majority of the Chinese residents of Singapore were buried in Bukit Brown cemetery. Some of those buried here, were well-known and …

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