4 of the Brownie Walkers at a training walk

Brownie Walkers for Hospice Care! #LTAW2015

As a team of 6, Hock Chuan, Sumin, Yik Han, Cuifen, Hang Chong and Bianca, will be walking 50km on 5 Sep’15 as part of the Let’s Take a Walk (LTAW) event organised by Raleigh Society. This is a mental and physical challenge for us and we are doing this to raising funds for Hospice Care Association (HCA). So, we would like to get our friends, family and other supporters to pledge an amount to be donated to Hospice Care […]

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Lim Hui Siang Calligraphy _Alex Tan

Lim Hui Siang and his Calligraphy

It all began when a descendant asked for help in the FB group Heritage Singapore Bukit Brown in locating the grave of his maternal grandmother Yang Shu Hua 楊淑華, whom he just discovered was buried in Bukit Brown. Madam Yang it transpired is the first wife of  Prof Lim Hui Siang (pinyin Lin Huixiang, 林惠祥) who was a co founder together with Tan Yeok Seong of the Amoy Anthropological Museum in 1935. The museum still exists today. Tan’s son Alex  […]

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My country oh my country Garden Hill

Reflections after a Guided Walk@Bukit Brown

By Zhang Jiayi In the early afternoon last Sunday (2 August, 2015) I dreaded my decision to go for a guided walk  around Bukit Brown cemetery. However, I have promised my friends that I will turn up, so grudgingly, I made my way to the meeting point for the walking tour. Three hours and a lot of mosquito bites later, it is a decision that I did not regret. Tombstones don’t lie. All aspects of the tombs – from the […]

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Join Zhi Hao on an introduction tour of Bukit Brown. Hear the stories of notable pioneers which include revolutionaries, social reformers, bankers, war heroes etc and the historical context of their lives and times. Also, get to know basic tomb architecture and the significance to the after life.  Sun 30 Nov’14 Time: 9am – 11.30am Meeting place : Gates of Bukit Brown at end of Lorong Halwa. If you have a FB account please help brownies keep track of numbers by […]

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A group photo at Tan Kim Ching's tomb

by Sally T. One recent Saturday, some friends and I had the pleasure of being guided around Bukit Brown Cemetery on a special tour led by three descendants of notable people buried there. The Descendants Tour was presented in partnership with the National Library of Singapore – a great community initiative on the part of the library. A few seasoned guides helped lead the group, which really helped to add insight and context along the way. Each of the three […]

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fabian tour

There are 2 guided tours this coming weekend! Don’t miss them if you are free. ***We will postpone the tours should AQI/PM2.5 reach over 100.*** 1) “Hey Bro!” – Steven & Fabian guiding (Sat 15 Nov’14) Time: 09.00am – 11.30am Meeting place : Gates of Bukit Brown at end of Lorong Halwa. A friend in need is a friend indeed. But what if you are all alone seeking to turn your luck around or just to make your ends back home […]

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Rise and Shine at Bukit Brown with Simone Capture enchanting scenes at Bukit Brown with your camera(s); be it the SLR, compact, smartphone, GoPro, Lomo, Polaroid, etc… Simone will bring you to various spots for photo opportunities. Do also #bukitbrown on Instagram. Sat 8 Nov’14 Time: 6.30am – 8.30am Meeting place : Gates of Bukit Brown at end of Lorong Halwa. ***We will postpone the tour should AQI/PM2.5 reaches 100.*** If you have a FB account please help brownies keep […]

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