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Travel & Tourism Heritage and Natural Heritage

Lecture Series: Little Indias of Singapore

7, 14 May • 02:00pm

Over the course of two lectures, Lakshmanan Subbiah will speak about the Little Indias of Singapore and provide an overview of the various Indian settlements that have existed in Singapore in the past.

Capitol Singapore & CHIJMES Guided Heritage Tour

Uncover the hidden stories behind prominent heritage spots at Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES through a guided walking tour

Lecture-demo Workshop on Shophouses in Little India

14 - 15 May • 02:00pm

This lecture-demonstration workshop will provide participants insights into the history and heritage of the shophouses in Little India, while also providing them the opportunity to construct their very own Lego shophouse.

Cinema Reclaimed

15, 22 May, 5 Jun • 02:00pm • Oldham Theatre

15 May • 05:00pm • Oldham Theatre

29 May • 01:30pm • Oldham Theatre

Join us for a series of curated film screenings and a live dialogue session the men behind the second edition of Cinema Reclaimed. They will shed light on their chosen theme of travel & tourism.

Indian Heritage Centre Drop-in Activities

2 May • 10:00am

For the young and the young-at-heart — try your hand at simple craft activities related to the theme of travel in the context of Little India!

Cinema Reclaimed: Temptations of Travel - Film Locations

As part of their Cinema Reclaimed season for Heritagefest, which is themed aroud travel and tourism in films made in Singapore, researchers and writers Ben Slater and Toh Hun Ping have put together a map of key locations from the films from their film selection.

Wheels On The Bus: Go Green, Go Buggy! Insect Farm Tour

7, 14, 21, 28 May • 10:00am

Tour Singapore's first insect farm as you learn more about food waste, insect farming, and sustainability! This tour is suitable for participants of all ages. Get ready to get your hands grubby!

Civic District Tour

14 - 15 May • 04:00pm • Civic District

Join our volunteers in an insightful tour through Singapore’s historic Civic District!

Reconnect with Clay, Dragon Kiln and Nature!

21 - 22, 28 - 29 May • 11:00am

Experience the magic of clay and art while discovering the rich history of the longest existing dragon kiln in Singapore. Or simply reconnect with nature.

Community Association Series: Who Are We?

7 May • 12:00am

Who Are We? is a hosted series that follows our host on a journey to find out how different ethnic groups preserve their traditions as she attempts to make sense of her cultural identity in modern day Singapore. In each episode, the host learns about the challenges in keeping such cultural practices alive as she picks up a traditional skill from the craftsmen who fight toe and nail to keep them alive.