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Heritage Hunt @ Bugis

7, 14, 21, 28 May • 09:30am • Bugis Street

7, 14, 21, 28 May • 11:00am • Bugis Street

Embark on a scavenger hunt heritage tour of the Bugis precinct with your family and friends! Through pictorial clues, riddles and puzzles, join us on a fun-filled journey to discover the rich heritage of the Bugis Precinct.

Decolonising Our Natural Heritage

28 May • 10:30am

How do we decentre our natural history away from the European lens and conventional national narratives to see our landscapes in a different light?

Not Your Grandfather’s Road: A Virtual Tour of Singapore’s Streets Named After Trees

27 May • 07:30pm

In this virtual tour, Dr Shawn Lum introduces participants to the interesting origins of some of Singapore’s street names and their link to trees!

Archives Unlocked: Singapore of Yesteryear Through Sights and Voices

26 May • 06:00pm

Journey back in time as we uncover Singapore of yesteryear through archival records of old but familiar places. In this talk, visitors will be able to see records such as photographs and oral history accounts that will bring history closer to us.

Nanyang Tea Challenge Digital Edition

22 May • 11:15am

Vote for your favourite tea buffs as they challenge each other to creatively present their own unique blend of Nanyang tea that incorporates local herbs and spices in this digital edition of the Nanyang Tea Challenge!

Hospitality and Tourism — Then, Now, and The Future!

22 May • 09:30am

As the hotel industry recovers from the effect of the pandemic, we look back at the early days of Singapore tourism when the Singapore Tourism Promotion Board (STPB) was setup to enhance the attractiveness of Singapore as a tourist destination.

Treasures From Our Forests

21 May • 10:30am

What is in a forest? Drawing on Forest School Singapore, the global earth education movement and indigenous knowledge, Diana Rahim, Darren Quek and Angela Ferguson explore the ways in which we can rekindle our connection with our natural heritage.

Singapore’s Natural Heritage: Are We Doing Enough to Safeguard Its Future?

20 May • 07:00pm

Despite unabated urbanisation throughout Singapore’s history, our biodiversity remains surprisingly resilient. Join our panellists as we discuss how our natural heritage is crucial to our survival as a nation, and how we can all play a part to safeguard it.

Histories: What to Eat Next — Exploring Singapore's Food Heritage

20 May • 06:00pm

Singapore’s varied foods are not only unique in preparation and taste, but also steeped in our rich cultural values. Hear our speakers share on Singapore’s diverse ethnicity, its relationship with food and how people can connect with one another through food.

Our Heritage Stories: History of Wildlife Parks in Singapore

15 May • 11:00am

Few people are aware that the island’s first public zoo was set up in 1875. Join librarian Lim Tin Seng as he shares about history of wildlife parks in Singapore.