Bicentennial Tour: 200 Years of Defending Singapore—Mutinies, Massacres & Fortifications - 24 Aug
Aug
24
9:00 AM09:00

Bicentennial Tour: 200 Years of Defending Singapore—Mutinies, Massacres & Fortifications - 24 Aug

Singapore’s multi-faceted history reaches back over 700 years. The arrival of Sir Stamford Raffles on behalf of the British East India Company (EIC) in 1819 marked a turning point that set the island on a new trajectory, and launched it onto the global stage, which necessitated a defense strategy….

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Tiong Bahru Heritage & Food Tour, Including Sampling!  - 28 Aug
Aug
28
9:00 AM09:00

Tiong Bahru Heritage & Food Tour, Including Sampling! - 28 Aug

Tiong Bahru Foodie Tour, Including Sampling!

What makes Tiong Bahru unique? So many things! Beyond its architecture, history and urban layout, we believe it's the neighbourhood's appetising and multi-course food heritage that make Tiong Bahru so special!

Join us as we get a taste of life in the area from its beginnings as an SIT housing project, to its heyday as a glamorous "Den of Beauties!" Walk through gardens that supplied "wartime kitchens," and take a bite out of food items that were common during the Japanese Occupation……..

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Tuesday Walk: The Hills & Plains of Chinatown, from Blair to Duxton - 3 Sept
Sep
3
9:00 AM09:00
Bicentennial Sumatran Kings to Stamford Raffles - 10 Sept
Sep
10
9:00 AM09:00
See Ivan Heng as Emily of Emerald Hill at Wild Rice's new theatre - 11 Sept
Sep
11
7:00 PM19:00

See Ivan Heng as Emily of Emerald Hill at Wild Rice's new theatre - 11 Sept

Come and see Ivan (one of Singapore’s most acclaimed actors) reprise his iconic role as Emily - and in Wild Rice's brand new Funan theatre!Along with Glen Goei, one of Singapore’s most celebrated directors, he brings to life one of Singapore theatre’s most iconic characters: Emily Gan, an abandoned girl who overcomes all odds to emerge as the matriarch of a distinguished Peranakan household….

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Bicentennial Special, Part 1: Sumatran Kings to Raffles - 14 Sept
Sep
14
9:00 AM09:00
Black & White Houses - 14 Sept (SOLD OUT)
Sep
14
9:00 AM09:00

Black & White Houses - 14 Sept (SOLD OUT)

Award winning Black and White Houses Tour

Learn about their history, architecture and role in Singapore's heritage. Plus hear the stories of who lived in them, why they were built, and how they are being used both as residences and commercial establishments these days. The oldest go back to the late 19th century, while most were built in the 1910s through 1930s. There are hundreds still scattered across Singapore, often near military bases……..

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Bicentennial Special Tours, Part 3: The Doctor, the Sultan and the Scribe - 24 Sept
Sep
24
9:00 AM09:00
Bicentennial Special Tours, Part 3: The Doctor, the Sultan and the Scribe - 28 Sept
Sep
28
9:00 AM09:00
Tuesday Walk: Bras Basah - 1 Oct
Oct
1
9:00 AM09:00
Black & White Houses Tour - 17 Oct
Oct
17
9:00 AM09:00

Black & White Houses Tour - 17 Oct

Award Winning Black and White Houses Tour

Step back into a more gracious era by visiting some of these beautiful and iconic colonial houses, set in green and tranquil oases. 

Learn about their history, architecture and role in Singapore's heritage. Plus hear the stories of who lived in them, why they were built, and how they are being used both as residences and commercial establishments these days. The oldest go back to the late 19th century, while most were built in the 1910s through 1930s. There are hundreds still scattered across Singapore, often near military bases……….

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Tuesday Walk: Tiong Bahru - 29 Oct
Oct
29
9:00 AM09:00
World War II: Part 1, The Invasion - 2 Nov
Nov
2
9:00 AM09:00
Tuesday Walk: Treasures of Orchard Road - 5 Nov
Nov
5
9:00 AM09:00
Tuesday Walk: Civic District - 12 Nov
Nov
12
9:00 AM09:00
Black & White Houses Tour - 13 Nov
Nov
13
9:00 AM09:00

Black & White Houses Tour - 13 Nov

Award winning Black and White Houses tour

Step back into a more gracious era by visiting some of these beautiful and iconic colonial houses, set in green and tranquil oases. 

Learn about their history, architecture and role in Singapore's heritage. Plus hear the stories of who lived in them, why they were built, and how they are being used both as residences and commercial establishments these days. The oldest go back to the late 19th century, while most were built in the 1910s through 1930s. There are hundreds still scattered across Singapore, often near military bases……..

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Black & White Houses Tour - 5 Dec
Dec
5
9:00 AM09:00

Black & White Houses Tour - 5 Dec

Step back into a more gracious era by visiting some of these beautiful and iconic colonial houses, set in green and tranquil oases. 

Learn about their history, architecture and role in Singapore's heritage. Plus hear the stories of who lived in them, why they were built, and how they are being used both as residences and commercial establishments these days. The oldest go back to the late 19th century, while most were built in the 1910s through 1930s. There are hundreds still scattered across Singapore, often near military bases.

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Bicentennial Tour: 200 Years of Medicine - 17 Aug
Aug
17
9:00 AM09:00

Bicentennial Tour: 200 Years of Medicine - 17 Aug

Bicentennial Tour: 200 Years of Medicine in Singapore —Part 1, Tiger Tails & Tiger Balm to Medical Tourism

Singapore’s multi-faceted history reaches back over 700 years. The arrival of Sir Stamford Raffles on behalf of the British East India Company (EIC) in 1819 marked a turning point that set the island on a new trajectory, and launched it onto the global stage…….

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Black & White Houses Tour - 16 Aug  (SOLD OUT)
Aug
16
9:00 AM09:00

Black & White Houses Tour - 16 Aug (SOLD OUT)

Learn about their history, architecture and role in Singapore's heritage. Plus hear the stories of who lived in them, why they were built, and how they are being used both as residences and commercial establishments these days. The oldest go back to the late 19th century, while most were built in the 1910s through 1930s. There are hundreds still scattered across Singapore, often near military bases.

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Explore Singapore's Ethnic Quarters - 2 Aug
Aug
2
9:00 AM09:00

Explore Singapore's Ethnic Quarters - 2 Aug

Singapore’s ethnic neighbourhoods are its greatest treasures and they collectively shine a positive light on Singapore history. They were conceived by Stamford Raffles based on his 1822 Master Town Plan. Raffles felt it was important to create a sense of community among people of the same ethnicity and culture in order to help them settle and assimilate quickly….

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Tuesday Walk: Civic District - 30 July
Jul
30
9:00 AM09:00

Tuesday Walk: Civic District - 30 July

Tuesday Small-Group Discovery Walk: Historic Civic District

Explores the impressive colonial-era buildings of Singapore’s historic Civic District—including the beautiful Fullerton Building (former General Post Office), the National Gallery (former Supreme Court & City Hall buildings), the Asian Civilisations Museum, the Victoria Concert Hall & Theatre, and the Arts House (former Parliament building)……

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Tuesday Walk: Treasures of Orchard Road - 23 July
Jul
23
9:00 AM09:00

Tuesday Walk: Treasures of Orchard Road - 23 July

The name “Orchard Road” conjures up visions of gleaming shopping, office and apartment towers, filled with glitzy shops, glamorous hotels and high-end restaurants run by celebrity chefs. But dig a little deeper and you’ll find that there’s a rich history lurking around today’s Orchard Road.

We’ll show you the fascinating known nooks and crannies that bear testament to its earlier years as an area dominated by plantations, farms, and yes, orchards plus 19th-century colonial-era homes and buildings that survive today! …….

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William Farquhar, Singapore's Unsung Hero? A Literary Walk - 20 July
Jul
20
9:00 AM09:00
Explore Singapore's Ethnic Quarters - 19 July
Jul
19
9:00 AM09:00

Explore Singapore's Ethnic Quarters - 19 July

Singapore’s ethnic neighbourhoods are its greatest treasures and they collectively shine a positive light on Singapore history. They were conceived by Stamford Raffles based on his 1822 Master Town Plan. Raffles felt it was important to create a sense of community among people of the same ethnicity and culture in order to help them settle and assimilate quickly….

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Tuesday Walk: Tiong Bahru - 16 July
Jul
16
9:00 AM09:00

Tuesday Walk: Tiong Bahru - 16 July

Tuesday Small-Group Discovery Walk: Tiong Bahru

Touted as one of the world’s coolest neighbourhoods by Vogue, ‘Singapore’s hippest hood’ by CNN and by locals as one of the most happening, everyone loves Tiong Bahru's old world charm.

Visiting this quaint neighbourhood, you immediately notice an intriguing mix of old and new…..

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Singapore’s Secret Supper - 13 Jul
Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00
Chinatown Crossings: A Theatrical Experience - 11 July (Sold out)
Jul
11
7:15 PM19:15

Chinatown Crossings: A Theatrical Experience - 11 July (Sold out)

Experience the interior of a Chinatown shophouse in a most unique way through a dramatic soundscape. Relive old Singapore and discover the many lost and forgotten practices and art forms of Chinatown’s vibrant community.

"Chinatown Crossings" is brought to you by Drama Box, and based on Charmaine Leung's book, "17A Keong Saik Road" about her childhood in this still lively neighbourhood.

Our evening will finish with a meet the cast session over a cup of Chinese tea……….

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Tuesday Walk: Katong & Joo Chiat - 9 July
Jul
9
9:00 AM09:00
Black & White Houses - 5 July
Jul
5
9:00 AM09:00

Black & White Houses - 5 July

Step back into a more gracious era by visiting some of these beautiful and iconic colonial houses, set in green and tranquil oases. 

Learn about their history, architecture and role in Singapore's heritage. Plus hear the stories of who lived in them, why they were built, and how they are being used both as residences and commercial establishments these days. The oldest go back to the late 19th century, while most were built in the 1910s through 1930s. There are hundreds still scattered across Singapore, often near military bases………

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Crazy Rich Asians - 3 July
Jul
3
9:00 AM09:00

Crazy Rich Asians - 3 July

If you haven’t gotten your fix of Crazy Rich Asians (CRA) — and who has!! — join our unique "In the Footsteps of Crazy Rich Asians" tour. We’ll take you to some of the wonderful real sites featured in Kevin Kwan's best-selling book and just-premiered blockbuster movie as well as places that inspired the storyline and characters…..

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Tuesday Walk: Chinatown - 2 July
Jul
2
9:00 AM09:00

Tuesday Walk: Chinatown - 2 July

Tuesday Small-Group Discovery Walk: The Colours of Chinatown

This walk weaves in visits to the diverse houses of worship on South Bridge Road, one of Singapore’s “harmony” streets, and also home to goldsmiths, herbalists and more. We wind our way through the heart of Chinatown to see old shophouses, a former Cantonese opera theatre, a traditional wet market, and the famous Buddha Tooth temple……

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Chinatown Crossings: A Theatrical Experience  - 26 June (SOLD OUT)
Jun
26
7:15 PM19:15

Chinatown Crossings: A Theatrical Experience - 26 June (SOLD OUT)

Experience the interior of a Chinatown shophouse in a most unique way through a dramatic soundscape. Relive old Singapore and discover the many lost and forgotten practices and art forms of Chinatown’s vibrant community.

"Chinatown Crossings" is brought to you by Drama Box, and based on Charmaine Leung's book, "17A Keong Saik Road" about her childhood in this still lively neighbourhood.

Our evening will finish with a meet the cast session over a cup of Chinese tea.

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Tuesday Walk: Little India - 25 June
Jun
25
9:00 AM09:00

Tuesday Walk: Little India - 25 June

Tuesday Small-Group Discovery Walk: Little India - Stories of Temples, Vice, Cattle & Spice

Explore the heart and soul of Singapore’s Indian community—Little India. The heritage district associated with vibrant colours, the fragrance of flowers and spices, and an eclectic mix of houses. But on this tour, you hear not just about its present-day vibrancy, but also its early days of cattle slaughtering, horse-racing, baby delivering, and more ……

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Hort Park & Gillman Barracks - 21 June
Jun
21
9:00 AM09:00

Hort Park & Gillman Barracks - 21 June

Walking Tour of Hort Park & Gillman Barracks: Nature, Art & Heritage! - 21 June

This historic patch of southern Singapore offers a bit of everything — lush greenery, colonial-era architecture, major WWII battle history, and edgy art galleries.

Come with us on a walking tour that starts with a visit to some lovely heritage buildings that have been absorbed into the fabric of Hort Park, a 9-hectare national park tucked into the Southern Ridges…… more info >

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Tuesday Walk: Botanic Gardens - 18 June
Jun
18
9:00 AM09:00

Tuesday Walk: Botanic Gardens - 18 June

Tuesday Small-Group Discovery Walk: The History & World Heritage of the Botanic Gardens

A testament to Singapore’s reputation as a City in a Garden, the Singapore Botanic Gardens (SBG) became the third one to be listed as a World Heritage Site, after Kew Gardens in England and the Padova Gardens in Italy. It is also Singapore's first World Heritage Site……..

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A very special (Singapore) Movie Evening - 15 June
Jun
15
7:00 PM19:00

A very special (Singapore) Movie Evening - 15 June

At our very special event, you'll take in the iconic, indeed nostalgic ambience of what was once known as the Hollywood of South East Asia while sipping wine courtesy of Through the Grapevine.

Jane will be on hand to give a short account of the history of Singapore's film industry . She will tell the story of a young aspiring actor named P. Ramlee who, at these very studios, made his mark as an actor, singer, songwriter, award-winning movie producer and director, and became Singapore's first big star and heartthrob……

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Black & White Houses Tour - 14 June (SOLD OUT)
Jun
14
9:00 AM09:00

Black & White Houses Tour - 14 June (SOLD OUT)

Step back into a more gracious era by visiting some of these beautiful and iconic colonial houses, set in green and tranquil oases. 

Learn about their history, architecture and role in Singapore's heritage. Plus hear the stories of who lived in them, why they were built, and how they are being used both as residences and commercial establishments these days. The oldest go back to the late 19th century, while most were built in the 1910s through 1930s. There are hundreds still scattered across Singapore, often near military bases.

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