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Behind the Turf: An Exclusive Tour of the Jalan Besar Stadium

20 - 21 May • 11:00am • Jalan Besar Stadium

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to walk in the footsteps of local football athletes? Discover what goes on behind the scenes to organise football matches and where athletes prepare for their big game. Who knows, you may even see a star along the way!

Bundle Programme: Going Places – A Dramatic Storytelling Time and Scavenger Hunt!

13 - 14, 6 - 7 May • 11:00am • Children's Museum Singapore

13 - 14, 6 - 7 May • 04:00pm • Children's Museum Singapore

Join us for a fun-filled two-part programme where participants go on a scavenger hunt in search of all-things-transportation in the galleries, followed by an artist-led dramatised storytelling and craft session.

Changing Shift

6 - 7 May • 05:00pm • National Museum of Singapore

6 - 7 May • 06:30pm • National Museum of Singapore

Changing Shift, an outdoor 30-minute comedic play, written and directed by award winning Playwright and Director Lim Hai Yen, takes place at the Banyan Tree of National Museum. The story, which is told through the narrations of a taxi driver, a trishaw rider and a “carpark attendant, addresses the ongoing challenges faced by transport workers in Singapore.

Cinema Reclaimed: DRIVING, KICKING, AND PUNCHING!

14, 21, 28 May • 02:00pm • Oldham Theatre

14, 21, 28 May • 05:00pm • Oldham Theatre

Join us for a series of curated film screenings and a live dialogue session with the curators behind the third edition of Cinema Reclaimed. This programme is presented in collaboration with Asian Film Archive for Singapore HeritageFest.

Closing Weekend Sports Day

27 - 28 May • 09:00am • National Museum of Singapore

Come down decked in your PE attire and get ready to participate in sports and games from yesteryear with family and friends!

[Cancelled] Conservation Consultation with Heritage Conservation Centre Conservators

Come meet the staff of Heritage Conservation Centre as they guide you through various tips to care for your own treasures! Book a conservation consultation for a face-to-face session with our conservators about your treasured pieces.

Fast Forward: Dhoby Ghaut’s Journey From Horses and Carts to the MRT

14 May • 10:00am

14 May • 01:00pm

From trades associated with early forms of conveyance to its evolution as a motoring hub, join co-author of Secret Singapore, Jerome Lim, on a walk around Dhoby Ghaut that will “fast forward” you through an important phase of Singapore's transportation landscape.

Festivals for the Future – What Makes a Heritage Festival?

6 May • 10:00am • National Museum of Singapore

Hear from the festival’s partners on how the heritage festivals landscape has evolved as we celebrate SHF’s 20th edition, and also a preview of what you can expect in the future years.

For Love of the Game: Sporting Eurasians

21 May • 11:00am • Eurasian Heritage Gallery

21 May • 02:00pm • Eurasian Heritage Gallery

Learn more about Eurasian Olympians such as Lloyd Valberg and Joseph Schooling, sports men and women such as Melanie Martens and Annabel Pennefather who persevered and represented Singapore, putting our little red dot on the map.

Guided Tour of Heritage Conservation Centre

17, 24 May • 02:00pm • Heritage Conservation Centre

Join us on the Heritage Conservation Centre Tour to get a rare glimpse into the world of heritage conservation. This roughly 2-hour tour brings you behind the scenes to understand the inner workings and behold treasures from Singapore's National Collection.