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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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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“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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On Sat 18 Oct’14 at 4.00pm join Jennifer for an intro tour to Bukit Brown – as part of Outpost event organised by PostMuseum. Please sign up at the event page here – registration is limited to 15 participants. On Sun 19 Oct’14 at 4.00pm join Beng Tang for a nature ramble through the Greater Bukit Brown area on Sunday 19 October 2014, 4pm – 6.30pm Meeting point: Bukit Brown Cemetery Gate, Lorong Halwa. The distance covered will be about 5km. […]

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Jon Cooper

Thank you to all those who came for the Battlefield tour. This is a video of highlights produced and shot by James Tann. Thank you for your interest. Registration is now CLOSED as all slots have been filled. For those of you who missed the registration, you may still apply to be on a wait list. For the successful participants, please inform us in advance if you are unable to make it so that your place can be released to […]

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The Story of Bo Ya and Zhong Ziqi _Ang yik Han

  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) Please read if you are attending our guided walks for the first time, useful info on safety : Getting There/游览信息 If you have a facebook account […]

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Mid-Autumn Lanterns (photo: Khoo Ee Hoon)

  Romancing the Mid Autumn Festival by Andrew Lim and Victor Lim Romance the night with tales of myths and legends of the mid-autumn festival recounted by your brownies in attendance Andrew and Victor as they guide you to their “magical” spots at Bukit Brown. Please bring your own lantern, or at the very least, a stick for paper lanterns and candles which will be provided if you don’t have one. Also bring torch lights, wet weather protection just in […]

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