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The Local Tree Project - A Visit To Our Local Sawmills With Roger&Sons

7 May • 10:00am • Sungei Kadut

7 May • 11:00am • Sungei Kadut

7 May • 01:00pm • Sungei Kadut

7 May • 02:00pm • Sungei Kadut

Discover what goes on behind the scenes of how local timber is turned from trees felled from urban development in Singapore at our sawmills.

For Gold, Glory and God

7, 14, 21 May • 11:00am • Eurasian Heritage Gallery

In this guided tour of the Eurasian Heritage Gallery, discover the travels of early European immigrants, their contributions to the spice trade in Singapore, and the intermarriages that led to the birth of the Eurasian community as we know it today. End your day on a sweet note with teatime at Quentin’s Eurasian Restaurant, where you’ll be served a slice of traditional sugee cake – a nutty cake made from semolina and almonds and topped with marzipan or icing.

A Hokkien Heritage and Cultural Tour

7 May • 10:30am • Chinatown & Telok Ayer

7 May • 02:00pm • Chinatown & Telok Ayer

Understand the history of Singapore Hokkiens through a Chinatown guided tour.

Living Legacies: Of Roots and Leaves

2 May • 12:00am

This year’s edition of Living Legacies, Of Roots and Leaves invites audiences to join three artists on their explorations of natural heritage. Come along for a series of digital and in-person art experiences that highlight Singapore’s history and biodiversity!

Hokkien History

14 May • 10:30am

Join our talk to understand more about the history of Hokkien language, its cultural relation to Singapore.

Kami dari Pulau (We are from the Pulau)

15, 22 May • 01:30pm • West Coast Park

Held at West Coast Park, this guided tour will be hosted by Firdaus Sani, an Orang Pulau/Laut descendant to bring light to lesser-known stories from the community and its traditions, accompanied by a little afternoon snack.

Remake of City Tour of the 1980s

15, 22 May • 08:30am

15, 22 May • 02:00pm

In this remake of the City Tour of the 1980s, the tour starts at Orchard Road and continues to the Civic District and Merlion Park, with stops at Chinatown and Haw Par Villa. This tour offers a photographic journey of the story of Singapore.

Makanan Kami, Cerita Kami (Our Food, Our Story)

15, 22 May • 07:00pm • The Black Sampan (New Bridge Road)

Hosted by Firdaus Sani, the founder of Orang Laut SG and Orang Pulau/Laut descendant, this intimate session is an introduction to the rich cuisine and lesser-known stories of the ex-islanders who used to live on Pulau Semakau.

Singapore’s Natural History in 3 Plants

7, 14, 21 May • 09:30am • Fort Canning Park & National Museum of Singapore

7, 14, 21 May • 10:30am • Fort Canning Park & National Museum of Singapore

7, 14, 21 May • 02:30pm • Fort Canning Park & National Museum of Singapore

Explore the history of three cash crops in Singapore through a garden tour at Fort Canning, and take part in a workshop to learn sustainable ways of living to help preserve Singapore’s natural heritage.

MasterCraft: Conversations and Woodworking Workshops with Roger&Sons

7 May • 10:00am • King George's Avenue

7 May • 11:30am • King George's Avenue

7 May • 02:00pm • King George's Avenue

7 May • 03:30pm • King George's Avenue

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of conversations about The Local Tree Project and woodworking workshops! Sharing the process behind the craft of turning local wood into products and furniture in Singapore, you will also produce your very own pair of wooden chopsticks and pencils through our workshop experience!