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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The Story Behind # 2906

  The Story Behind Peg 2906 by Norman Cho How many of us believe in the unexplained? There are reasons why certain things happen unexpectedly.  But are we receptive enough to take the cue from such signs?  One recent account was of tomb 481 which was pegged 2906 at Bukit Brown Cemetery, slated for exhumation to make way for the 8 lane highway due to slice the cemetery in half by 2017/ A post about the Ee Hoe Hean Club […]

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Triple tombs Bianca Polak

  Disclaimer: By agreeing to take walking tours  of Bukit Brown Cemetery, I understand and accept that I must be physically fit and able to do so.To the extent permissible by law, I agree to assume any and all risk of injury or bodily harm to myself and persons in my care (including child or ward) Useful info here: Getting There/游览信息 Friday 18 April, 9am – 11.30am.  Meeting place: At the Lor Halwa Main gates at Bukit Brown Fabian and […]

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Bukit Brown Municipal Cemetery (1922-1973)

  PLEASE NOTE: These are the last guided walks before a 2 week break for QingMing. Guided walks will resume on the weekend of April 19th. Meeting Point for all  guided walks is at the main gates entrance at the end of Lorong Halwa Getting There/游览信息 If you have a facebook account, please register on the FB event page to give us an idea of numbers. If you don’t, no worries, just turn up at the gates. Friday 21 Mar, […]

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History from the Hills (FB Page)

  Meeting Point for all  guided walks is at the main gates entrance at the end of Lorong Halwa If you have a facebook account, please register on the FB event page to give us an idea of numbers. If you don’t, no worries, just turn up at the gates. Sat 15  March 2014 :  9am -11.30am – Introduction to Bukit Brown with Zhi Hao FB registration here Sun 16 March 2014 : 9 pm -11.3oam -  Heritage Walk with […]

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Carved panels (Photo: Oh Chew Hiang)

  Meeting Point for all  guided walks is at the main gates entrance at the end of Lorong Halwa If you have a facebook account, please register on the FB event page to give us an idea of numbers. If you don’t no worries, just turn up at the gates. Sat 8 March 2014 :  9am -11.30am – Ancestry run with Lim Su Min Su Min’s family connects to Seow Poh Leng, Tan Tock Seng and Lim Boon Keng. At […]

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