Battlefied Tours

Battlefield Tour by Jon Cooper (Sun 7 Dec’14, 09.30am – 12.00pm)

Sign up for this tour is limited to 20 participants. We are now using Peatix to manage the registration for this tour. The tickets are free by registration. Peatix ticketing 3 EXTRA TICKETS ADDED FOR THIS TOUR!  Print PDF

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Hard at work (montage by Perry Tan)

Standard Chartered Bank CSR @ Bukit Brown – Take 2

by Perry Tan Standard Chartered Bank In April 2014, in collaboration with All Things Bukit Brown, we conceptualised a guided walk with a  Clean-Up at Bukit Brown, where a team of 35 volunteers from Standard Chartered were taken on a guided tour, before spending  up to 4 hours cleaning  tombs. The organising committee were initially ambivalent about volunteer response and feedback, since such an unique CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) event at a cemetery was previously unheard of. Our ambivalence proved to be […]

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Tour Report: The Sunday Morning Walk

Report for 28 Sept Morning Walk     It was a good start to the lovely Sunday morning as there were a mix of familiar faces and enthusiastic participants who were there for the first time. 15 participants joined Simone and Steven for a stroll around Hill 3 and visited tombs of some of Singapore’s prominent pioneers; including Tan Keong Saik, Chew Boon Lay and Ong Sam Leong who all have roads named after them.The group were taken  back to WW 2 […]

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This beautifully tiled tomb is among those marked (staked) for exhumation (Photo: Claire Leow)

This week, there are two tours at Bukit Brown, one by Post Museum (Sat 4-6 pm)  and one by All Things Bukit Brown (Sun 9-12), with its event posting here. Click on the hyperlinks if you are a Facebook user.   Sunday June 16 Tour:       Guides: Andrew, Steven, Fabian.========================================= By agreeing to take this walking tour of bukit brown cemetery I understand and accept that I must be physically fit and able to do so. To the extent […]

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June 9 tour group at Ong Sam Leong

  June  9 – Guide: Peter Pak. Report: Despite the morning showers that fortunately ended at 9 am, 25 pax turn up. We visited the tombs of Ho Siak Kuan, Tan Huck Wan (exhumed), Koh Hoon Teck, the colorful Sikh guards of Chew Geok Leong, Pang Cheang Yean, Tan Boo Liat, Tan Ean Kiam and finally Ong Sam Leong. Do look out for future tours and our upcoming exhibition. All this info at: http://bukitbrown.com/main/ . I shared these words from Koh Hoon […]

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Raymond Goh aka " the tomb whisperer"(Photo: Bianca Polak)

Join the Tomb Whisperer as he sweeps you away with his passion and knowledge of Bukit Brown. Sunday 2 June 9 am – 12 pm Meet under the ole raintree on your left as you enter the gates. Disclaimer: By agreeing to take this walking tour of Bukit Brown cemetery you understand and accept that you must be physically fit and able to do so. To the extent permissible by law, you agree to assume any and all risk of […]

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TJC tour (Photo: Raymond Goh)

TJC teacher Serene Tan wrote to All Things Bukit Brown with this request: “I found out from your informative website that you recently guided RGS students for their Learning Journey. As I am currently teaching Language Arts to the Integrated Programme Year 4 students (Sec 4 equivalent) where our students study some Singaporean poetry and a novel that raises issues such as change/progress in Singapore and the sacrifices we make to our history, memories and environment, my colleagues and I […]

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