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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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Bicentennial Sumatran Kings to Stamford Raffles - 10 Sept
Sep
10
9:00 AM09:00
Bicentennial Special, Part 1: Sumatran Kings to Raffles - 14 Sept
Sep
14
9:00 AM09:00
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

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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William Farquhar, Singapore's Unsung Hero? A Literary Walk - 20 July
Jul
20
9:00 AM09:00
Bicentennial Tours: 200 Years of Women  - 6 June
Jun
6
9:00 AM09:00

Bicentennial Tours: 200 Years of Women - 6 June

200 Years of Women's Lives in Singapore

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.

It is against this historical backdrop that we offer a look at the world of women in Singapore over the past two centuries…….

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Bicentennial Sumatran Kings to Stamford Raffles - 5 June
Jun
5
9:00 AM09:00

Bicentennial Sumatran Kings to Stamford Raffles - 5 June

Bicentennial Special Tours - Part 1: FROM SUMATRAN KINGS TO STAMFORD RAFFLES

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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Bicentennial Tour: 200 Years of Religion - Wed 15 May
May
15
9:15 AM09:15

Bicentennial Tour: 200 Years of Religion - Wed 15 May

200 Years of Keeping the Faith in Singapore—Temples, Mosques & Churches

On this specially-curated tour, see the area where many of our immigrants first landed, kissed the ground to give thanks for their safe arrival, and almost immediately built their houses of worship. Come hear their tales of faith, how they worshipped and gave thanks, and how they continue to preserve those religious beliefs and traditions to this day…..

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Bicentennial Tour: 200 Years of Education - Sat 27 April
Apr
27
9:30 AM09:30

Bicentennial Tour: 200 Years of Education - Sat 27 April

200 years of Education in Singapore—Madrassas & Convent Schools to World's Top Math Scores

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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Bicentennial Tour: 200 Years of Art - Sat 6 April
Apr
6
9:00 AM09:00

Bicentennial Tour: 200 Years of Art - Sat 6 April

200 Years of Art in Singapore, from sketches to sculptures

This Bicentennial Art walking tour will explore the places captured on the canvasses, and in the lenses, of our colonial artists & early photographers, and compare these with the same places today.

Highlights include: Fort Canning Park, the National Museum, the Singapore River, the Padang & the National Gallery….

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Bicentennial Tour: 200 Years of Medicine in Singapore —Part 1, Tiger Tails & Tiger Balm to Medical Tourism
Mar
15
9:00 AM09:00

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. 

Raffles brought with him a detachment of Indian sepoys and it was due to them that the first hospital was built on this island — a military hospital located cheek-by-jowl to the barracks. Thus began the evolution of Singapore's Western-inspired medical services to the high level we see today in contemporary Singapore.

What sort of medical treatments would one have undergone in 19th-century Singapore? More importantly, where could one have gone to obtain such medical aid? And whom would we have met there?

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