Top: C J Koh Law Library, National University of Singapore | Bottom-left: Eco-Lake,
Singapore Botanic Gardens | Bottom-right: A jungle path leading to…where else? [photography  by: Raymond Yeo]

From Park to Jungle (and back)

[a contribution by one of our walk participants earlier this year: Raymond Yeo] From Park to Jungle (and back) Raymond Yeo instagram.com/raymondyeo.sg I had been looking forward to this Jane’s Walk not just because I had never been to Bukit Brown, but also because it promised to be a long and leisurely walk on a Sunday afternoon, with the Bukit Timah entrance to Botanic Gardens as its starting point. You see, I enjoy walking from Points A to B when […]

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The grave of Lee Kim Soo

Reflections in Bukit Brown

by Eugene Ang Living in Pasir Ris, the prospect of having to wake up early on a Sunday morning for a 9am walking tour—in a cemetery of all places—is definitely unappealing. After all, I am your typical Singaporean millennial, more in tune with the modern than the traditional and more interested in the future than the past. That said, I was glad that I did eventually pull myself out of bed in the nick of time to join Claire and […]

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Ong Chong Chew – Found!

#Flashback: 10 October 2012 by Catherine Lim I was working on a production of History from the Hills – an 8 episode docu series which traces the history of  Singapore from the perspective of Chinese pioneers who made significant contributions to  society and the region in the late  1800s to the 1900s (post-war)  and who are buried in Bukit Brown. We were to shoot a sequence with Ong Chwee Imm – whose great great grandfather Ong Chong Chew was one […]

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Due to the road constructions, there are new access roads into Bukit Brown cemetery and the former entrance is closed and inaccessible. As there are two roads going in, we have two new meeting points depending on which part of the cemetery the guided walk will cover. So, please check which meeting point is assigned to your tour to avoid confusion!   MEETING POINT A – Hill 2 & 5 The first meeting point is following the new access road […]

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Keng Kiat at OSL

Meeting point, Bukit Brown gates at the end of  Lorong Halwa. In the event that the old main Gate has been closed, kindly wait / meet at the new connecting road which is after the old road. 10 am – 12.30pm with Keng Kiat covering Hill 3. Please register on peatix which has details  here 4pm – 7 pm  with Darren Koh : An Introduction to Bukit Brown. Please register here Disclaimer: By agreeing to take this walking tour of […]

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“Remembrance” : NDP 2015@Bukit Brown Time: Between 8am and 7.30pm Meeting Point: Various. Remembrance Ceremony : 6.30 pm to 7.30pm @Block 1, as you enter on your right of new access road, you can’t miss us. We have flags! This NDP 2015 @Bukit Brown, we remember and pay tribute to the space that embraces the touch stones of our memory, 100,000 tombstones. 100,000 lives; from Coolies to Community leaders, Paupers to Poets, Social Reformers to Socialites with a cause. Bukit […]

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Join Darren on Saturday 18 July @9.00 am as he introduces you to Bukit Brown, and some of what lies within it! Hear him share stories of people who came across the seas as well as those who were born here – people who are pioneers of Singapore. More info and register for a free ticket here  :     Print PDF

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