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IHC Open House
Dates: 13, 14, 20 & 21 May 2023
Time: 10am - 6pm
Free admission to galleries
Indian Heritage Centre celebrates SingaporeFest! From 13 - 21 May 2023, join us for fun and engaging weekend programmes specially curated for you along the themes of public transportation and sporting history! Enjoy free admission, take part in free craft activities, pose with insta-worthy backdrops, sign-up for special programmes and get to visit the museum galleries.
Little India Heritage Trail
Dates: Sat, 13 May 2023 | Sat, 20 May 2023
Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Tickets are available at: https://ihc-programmes.peatix.com/
Meeting point: Indian Heritage Centre
Limited to 15 pax per session
Join us for this Singapore HeritageFest edition of the Little India Heritage Trail and learn about the history and culture of this vibrant precinct. In line with the theme of SHF, participants will also get to know about the sporting history of the Racecourse and the Farrer Park area. The distinctive Little India precinct melds the old with the new, hosting trades from the past beside modern businesses, old
conserved shophouses next to high rise buildings. In this precinct, you can find flower garland vendors next to restaurants serving both traditional and fusion meals, small traditional businesses along multi-storey departmental stores. These are just some ways the precinct retains aspects of its history within today’s modern context.
The Journey of NEL – (Talk + LEGO building Workshop)
Dates & Time: Sat, 13 May, 10.30am - 12.30pm | Sun, 14 May | 2.30pm - 4.30pm
Meeting point: Indian Heritage Centre, Activity Room (Level 2)
Limited to 24 pax per session
Join us for this fun lecture-demonstration workshop as part of Singapore HeritageFest 2023, whereby participants will get to know interesting facts about the North-East Line (NEL) and get to construct their very own Lego NEL model train. Matthew NG from SGTrains, an online site created and run by train enthusiasts, will be sharing about the history of MRT with a focus on NEL and will share on the construction of NEL, the Art in Transit programme of the NEL, and on the new and upgraded trains for NEL. Jeffrey Kong, a local artist who creates with building bricks and is known for his retro and Singapore-inspired creations, will provide a DIY Lego kit and guide participants through constructing the LEGO NEL model train.