Let our personality take you through a journey across time — learn the stories behind deaths and burials of a time when Singapore was a colony, discover diaries and recollections of the war, and discuss the contributions of Singapore's pioneers, and how fascinating parts of the nation's history was charted.
Gather at a secret mystical spot, located in one of the now-defunct Chinese Kampong sites within the cemetery forest. Discover how the living lived and continues to live among the dead, the effects that modern life and people have had on the spot, and a creative take on how we continue to keep alive the stories of those who came before us.
Discover more on the salvation of the iconic Bukit Brown Cemetery gates, the creation of ad hoc shrines, and the material culture of Bukit Brown — you might even draw a surprising link or two back to European history by understanding the use of decorative elements and materials.
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $430 (up to 4 pax, get in touch for more details for larger group sizes)
Rewind time and immerse into a space filled with mystical, humorous, and enlightening tales of those who came before us. Together with a historical guide, we’ll enter the gates of the enigmatic, vast Bukit Brown Cemetery, and begin our adventure at a fascinating intersect of several cemeteries belonging to clans and families, where we will learn more about their passages of time. As we cast our minds back to iconic moments of Singapore — slowly and gradually, we’ll take a trip through the maps and plans behind the lands, how communities near and far came to be, and how light was brought into the nation. Along the way, our eyes will be trained to spot cultural symbols carved into stone, and our ears will delight of stories of war and those from the classics.
A bottle of water