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“Remembrance” : NDP2015@Bukit Brown

“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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Bukit Brown is Good for Your Health

  By Sally Hall The Amazing Health Benefits of a Walk, Run or Romantic Stroll through Bukit Brown Cemetery Those who visit the Bukit Brown Cemetery often have very different, personal reasons for their attachment to this serene area. For some, it is all about connecting with others and discovering their roots; for others, it is about visiting a loved one and recalling the importance of those who have gone; still for others, Bukit Brown offers a unique escape into […]

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Hills 2 and 5 Walk with Keng Kiat (Sun 12 Jul’15 @4.30pm)

Join Keng Kiat for a walk around the North-Western wedge of Bukit Brown, soon to be seperated from the main part of the cemetery due to the building of the highway … and hear him share stories of pioneers who are buried there, such as Tay Koh Yat, Cheong Koon Seng (of Koon Seng Road) and the Neo Tiew Family. ————————————————————————— This guided walk starts at 4.30pm and ends at 7.00pm Meeting Point: Bukit Brown entrance gates at Lorong Halwa. In […]

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Tan Kheam Hock, his wife and daughter tombs at Bukit Brown

  This weekend of 12/13 October 2 tours; Sat 12 October 9am – 11.30am Special Tan Kheam Hock theme tour. Without Tan Kheam Hock there may not have been a Bukit Brown. Join Keng Kiat as he shares the life and times of one of the commissioners who played an instrumental part in the setting up of the cemetery. He will unravel the myriad relationships of Kheam Hock’s large extended family from sons and daughters to his grandchildren and even […]

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March 25 tour: first stop in our open classroom  is Oon Chim Neo (photo: Claire Leow)

  Saturday 5th October 9am – 11.30 am Stories of Ladies in the Straits Settlements The female community in Singapore have come a long way. Join our lady Brownies as they tell stories of bravery, achievements, affluence, friendship and struggles in the lives of some ladies buried at Bukit Brown. Bukit Brown. More than a cemetery. More than a Chinese cemetery. Come discover our heritage, history and habitat. LTA has released news on exhumation and tender for road building. Take […]

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Dec 8 Nature Ramble (Photo: Claire Leow)

Sunday 29th Sept. Time 8.30am  -1o.30am.  Meeting: under the ole raintree on the left as you enter Join Beng Tang on a nature ramble, engage and learn about the birds, bees, fishes and the terrapins. Wear good walking shoes and bring water, insect repellent and  umbrella Walking stick and camera, optional LTA has released news on exhumation and tender for road building. Take this opportunity to experience Bukit Brown Chinese Cemetery as it is. How to get there and handy […]

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Peter Pak's tour (photo: Khoo Ee Hoon)

Sunday 22 Sept -  9.00am – 11.30am Meeting Point: Bukit Brown Under the Rain tree at the roundabout Join Peter Pak on a tour through Bukit Brown, listen to his vivid stories of the people buried there, and enjoy the nice walk through Bukit Brown’s greenery, where Peter might point out some birds too if you are lucky. Bukit Brown. More than a cemetery. More than a Chinese cemetery. Come discover our heritage, history and habitat. LTA has released news […]

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