Last Battelfield Tour by the lively and knowledgable Jon Cooper of 2014 (photo Bianca Polak)

Battlefield Tour by Jon Cooper (Sun 29 Mar’15, 9.30am – 12pm)

As we prepare for Liberation’70, the anniversary of end of Japanese Occupation of Singapore, join Jon Cooper, historian and archaeologist on the Adam Road Project for : The Battlefield tour Sunday 29 Mar’15, 9.30am – 12.00pm Meeting point is at the pedestrian bridge on Sime Road entering Bukit Brown, opposite the SICC traffic light. Tour ends at 12 pm in the grounds of Bukit Brown. REGISTRATION: You may register for up to 2 pax via PEATIX. Please note as spaces […]

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Secret Societies, Spies & Rebels tour (Sunday 22 Mar’15 @9am)

Every city has its underbelly. Bright lights have dark corners. Join Fabian as he shines a light into the dark side of SG’s past. Meeting Point: Bukit Brown entrance gates at Lorong HalwaTour starts at 9am and ends at 12pm. facebook event: click here ————————–————————–———————–Difficulty: Average, some trekking requiredPlease bring umbrella or poncho.Please wear covered footwear.————————–————————–———————–Bukit Brown is on the World Monuments Watch list 2014 . Find out what makes this a heritage site worthy of preserving. “We guide rain, […]

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Bukit Brown Watch Day: Sat 14 Mar, 2015

Bukit Brown Watch Day 2015 All Things Bukit Brown, a civil society group of volunteers, will mark World Monuments Watch Day for Singapore’s first and only World Monuments Fund watch site, Bukit Brown Cemetery, on Saturday 14 March 2015 in a programme of exclusive events to raise awareness on the Heritage, Habitat and History of Bukit Brown. Watch Day marks the listing of Bukit Brown Cemetery by the World Monuments Fund in October 2013, putting the site on the watch list […]

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Mok Ly Yng presents a history of Bukit Brown in maps (photo Bianca Polak)

  As part of Bukit Brown : Our Roots, Our Future, a series of talks were programmed to enrich the exhibition which was held at the Chui Huay Lim Club, the  co-organiser of the exhibition. Here are the video recordings, released with kind permission from the speakers. Sunday, 20th June 2013 Mok Ly Yng -  A Historical Survey Of Bukit Brown This historical survey of maps reviews the geography and distribution of cemeteries in Bukit Brown and its environs. It […]

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Guest of Honour Jane Ittogi Shamagaratnam (photo Bianca Polak)

  The exhibition Bukit Brown : Our Roots, Our Future was officially opened by Ms Jane Ittogi  Shanmugaratnam, Chair of the Singapore Art Museum, on the evening of 29 June, 2013. Ms Ittogi, who had visited Bukit Brown with the Brownies in March 2013, shared her views and impressions. She spoke at length of the potential of its material culture for scholars. In particular, Bukit Brown’s preservation may rest on weighing the opportunity cost, its community value, and its universal […]

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(photo Khoo Ee Hoon)

The brief: a nature ramble led by the affable Brownie, Peter Pak. The morning started with a slight drizzle, but the skies soon cleared and remained cool. Along the way Peter  to introduced participants to the earliest tombs in Bukit Brown in 1922, the year Bukit Brown, opened.   Watch out for our weekly tours on this page. Print PDF

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Group 2 parting shot for the day (photo Jonathan Siew)

The first Saturday afternoon tour drew a big crowd of 50, mostly first timers to Bukit Brown.  It was lovely, cool weather. We split into 2 groups, Group 1 led by Claire, Su Min and  Catherine and group 2 by  Fabian, Andrew, Steven and Jonathan. Group 2 Look out for more Saturday afternoon tours. Date : Saturday, July 13 Time :  4pm -to 6.30pm Join Fabian Tee and Claire Leow this Saturday, July 13, for a heritage walk through Bukit […]

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