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Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival 2019

Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival 2019

Come join us at the annual Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival to celebrate the rich heritage of the Gardens. From 13 to 21 July 2019, the Gardens will be abuzz with activities such as concerts at the Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, movie screenings, tours, and exhibitions, and a Market Square @ Orchid Plaza.

 

This year, the spotlight is on seeds, as we kick off the festival together with the opening of Singapore’s very first Seed Bank in the Gardens. In line with this theme, the Gardens’ cafes, restaurants and retail outlets have specially created a variety of programmes, as well as festival-exclusive menus and promotions featuring a plethora of seeds. Read on to find out more.

 

Programmes

Daily (13 to 21 July)

Spice Up Your Life, 8am to 7pm @ Forest Pavilion

13 July, Saturday

Water Colouring Demo, 10am to 12pm @ Gardens Shop at Nassim Gate

Chia Seed Chocolate Cupcake Baking Session, 10am to 1pm, and 2pm to 5pm @ Fusion Spoon

Match The Seeds Activity, 7am to 9pm @ Cluny Food Hall

Colouring Activity Station, 8am to 10pm @ Bee’s Knees at The Garage

DIY Cocktail Bar, 11am to 3pm @ Botanico at The Garage (Ticketed)

14 July, Sunday

Match The Seeds Activity, 7am to 9pm @ Cluny Food Hall

Colouring Activity Station, 8am to 10pm @ Bee’s Knees at The Garage

DIY Cocktail Bar, 11am to 3pm @ Botanico at The Garage (Ticketed)

20 July, Saturday

Seeds in a Bag Programme, 11am to 11.30am @ Food For Tots

Chia Seed Chocolate Cupcake Baking Session, 10am to 1pm, and 4pm to 7pm @ Fusion Spoon

Match The Seeds Activity, 7am to 9pm @ Cluny Food Hall

Colouring Activity Station, 8am to 10pm @ Bee’s Knees at The Garage

DIY Cocktail Bar, 11am to 3pm @ Botanico at The Garage (Ticketed)

21 July, Sunday

Match The Seeds Activity, 7am to 9pm @ Cluny Food Hall

Colouring Activity Station, 8am to 10pm @ Bee’s Knees at The Garage

DIY Cocktail Bar, 11am to 3pm @ Botanico at The Garage (Ticketed)

 


Spice Up Your Life

Date: 13 to 21 July | Time: 8am to 7pm | Location: Forest Pavilion

 

 

Learn about the history of the Spice Islands of old Indonesia and how seeds such as cardamom and other spices were valued like gold and became an inspiration for the Forest Pavilion’s Spice Islands Coffee beverage. For an extra little treat, guess correctly the number of cardamom seeds in a bottle and be rewarded with a chilled bottle of Spice Islands Coffee.

 

 

Water Colouring Demo

Date: 13 July | Time: 10am to 12pm | Location: In front of Gardens Shop @ Nassim Gate

 

 

 

Come watch how water colour artist, Esther Peck transforms liquid hues into memorable works of art at Gardens Shop.

Esther is a highly-esteemed artist, who teaches watercolour classes featuring a variety of themes from classic flower wreaths to realistic looking animals and landscapes. She is also a watercolourist at Art Philosophy, and the author of the book “A Guide to Floral Watercolour”.(IG: @estherpeck)

 

As the on-site artist, Esther will be doing live demonstrations in front of the Gardens Shop @ Nassim Gate, and her lovely art pieces will be given away to 50 eligible shoppers with a minimum spend of $50 at Gardens Shop @ Nassim Gate. Gardens Shop will also be providing an optional service to mail these art pieces as postcards on your behalf. This offer is on a first-come-first-serve basis.

 

 

Chia Seed Chocolate Cupcake Baking Session

Date & Time: 13 July (10am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm) and 20 July (10am to 1pm, 4pm to 7pm) | Location: Fusion Spoon

Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years | Limited to 15 participants

 

 

 

Let your kids experience learn the joy of baking! Fusion Spoon will be conducting a baking session for kids, where participants will learn to create a simple chia seed chocolate cupcake from scratch.

 


Match The Seeds Activity

Date: 13, 14, 20, 21 July | Time: 7am to 9pm | Location: Cluny Food Hall

 

 

 

 

Plants grow from seeds which are usually contained in the fruits. Give your little ones a lesson on plant science by having them match the seeds with the correct fruit. Request for a free activity sheet at the drinks stall.

 

 

Colouring Activity Station

Date: 13, 14, 20, 21 July | Time: 8am to 10pm | Location: Bee’s Knees @ The Garage

 

 

Give your kids some colouring fun at Bee's Knees, and receive a free drink (coke or sprite), when you follow The Garage on Facebook and check in with a post of your little one's artwork on the above mentioned dates.

Coloring pages will be available at the Bee’s Knees counter upon request throughout the festival.

   

 

 

DIY Cocktail Bar

Date: 13, 14, 20, 21 July | Time: 11am to 3pm | Price: $10++ | Location: Botanico @ The Garage

 

 

 

 

 

Visit Botanico and create your very own concoctions of cocktails using a medley of herbs, fruits, and seeds.


Seeds in a Bag Programme

Date: 20 July | Time: 11am to 11.30am | Location: Food For Tots

Suitable for children aged 4 years and above | Limited to 8 participants

 

 

 

Enrol your little ones for a lesson in plant biology and watch them grow beansprouts in a bag! Activities include a briefing about the different types of common seeds/ beans and how they germinate, colouring of the seed bags, and planting of the seeds.

 


Festival-Exclusive Menus and Promotions

These festival-exclusive menus and promotions will be available throughout the SBG Heritage Festival, from 13 to 21 July 2019.

Food For Tots

Cookie Butter and Jelly (Mixed Berries Chia Seed Jam) Toast

Price: $7

Seeded Tandoori Chicken Wrap, with Side Salad and Fries

Price: $12

Kiwi Seed Lemonade

Price: $6

 

 

 

Botanico @ The Garage

Cluny Food Hall

JUJU

 

The Seed of Garage

Price: $15++

Feat. Gin, fresh lime juice, turmeric powder, basil herb, mint, basil seeds

Golden Chicken Roulade with Sesame Sauce

Price: $8.90

Passionfruit Milkshake

Price: $3.90

Special JUJU Bowl

Price: $8.50

100% nut-free and vegan! Feat. Choice of JUJU base served with granola, bananas, pomegranate seeds, house-made candied sesame seeds, toasted pumpkin seeds, chia seed pudding and sunbutter drizzle

 


The Halia

The Halia Heritage Set

Price: $30+++ (Usual Price: $34++)

Feat. Halia’s Signature Singapore-style Chilli Crab Spaghettini and Ginger & Pineapple Herbarium Mocktail

 

The Halia A.M. Seed Set

Price: $18+++ (Usual Price: $22++)

Feat. Organic Chia Seed Porridge and Spice Islands Coffee (hot or chilled)

Note: Available during all meal times except Weekday Breakfast, Mon-Fri 9am-11am except PH

 

Last updated on 15 July 2019

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