Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival 2018

Date : Saturday, 30 June to Sunday, 8 July 2018

Time : 8.30am to 7pm

Venue : Various locations in the Gardens

 

Description
 
Join the Singapore Botanic Gardens as it celebrates its 3-year inscription anniversary as a World UNESCO Heritage site in a series of everything heritage from tours by staff and volunteers, concerts and performances, food trails, plant sales and free entry to the National Orchid Garden. Let history come alive in the Singapore Botanic Gardens!

Click here to find out special shop and dine promotions during this period.

Click here to download the event map.

 

30 June, Sat 

1 July, Sun 

7 July, Sat 

8 July, Sun 

Ongoing Activities /
Highlights

8.30am to 7pm

Enjoy free admission* to National Orchid Garden from 30 June - 8 July 2018 for students, Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, Work Permit Holders.
*Terms and conditions apply.

9am to 7.30pm

Market Square @ Orchid Plaza
Plant Sale & Food and Beverage

Ongoing Exhibitions

9am to 6pm

Beyond Gingers Exhibition @ CDL Green Gallery, beside Botany Centre

9am to 12mn

Changing Course Exhibition @ Green Pavilion, Botany Centre

5am to 12mn

Heritage Hunter Exhibition @ People’s Gallery (Tanglin, Nassim & Bukit Timah Gate)

Ethnobotany Garden NEW!

(Consist of a garden and an indoor gallery)

9am to 6pm

Ethnobotany Garden (& Centre for Ethnobotany**)
**Also exhibiting ‘Explore your senses’ by Givaudan & History Engraved – showcase of woodblocks from 1930s.

Ethnobotany Garden opening specials

2pm
Guided Tour of Ethnobotany Garden
Entrance of Centre for Ethnobotany

2.30pm 
Live Demo Tree Bark Painting @
Ethnobotany Garden

10am
Guided Tour of Ethnobotany Garden
Entrance of Centre for Ethnobotany

10.30am
Live performance by students
from Anglo- Chinese Junior College

Entrance Plaza of Ethnobotany Garden

2pm
Guided Tour of Ethnobotany Garden
Entrance of Centre for Ethnobotany

2.30pm 
Live Demo Tree Bark Painting @
Ethnobotany Garden

10am
Guided Tour of Ethnobotany Garden
Entrance of Centre for Ethnobotany


10.30am (Postponed to 2.30pm)
Live Demo Bead Work
Ethnobotany Garden

2pm
Guided Tour of Ethnobotany Garden
Entrance of Centre for Ethnobotany
10am
Guided Tour of Ethnobotany Garden
Entrance of Centre for Ethnobotany


10.30am
Live Demo Bead Work
Ethnobotany Garden

2pm
Guided Tour of Ethnobotany Garden
Entrance of Centre for Ethnobotany

Mass Exercise

 

7.30am to 9am

International Yoga Day- Happy Yoga
Eco-Lake Lawn

   

Arts & Crafts /
Workshops

(Charges apply) 

11.30am to 3pm 
DIY Cocktail Program
Botanico (The Garage)

2.30pm to 4pm 
DIY Veggie Stamp Placemat Craft
Food for Tots

Arts & Crafts /
Workshops

(Free,
no pre-registration
required.) 

9.30am to 12.30pm 
Craft with us
Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
11am to 2pm 
Cooking Demonstration :
Banana Mug Cake
 
Fusion Spoon

2pm to 5pm 
Craft with us 
Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden 

5pm to 7pm 
Cooking Demonstration :
Banana Mug Cake 

Fusion Spoon
 
9.30am – 12.30pm 
Craft with us
Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

11am to 2pm 
Cooking Demonstration :
Banana Mug Cake

Fusion Spoon

2pm to 5pm 
Craft with us 
Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden 

5.30pm to 6.30pm 
Cooking & Drink Demonstration :
Halia’s Chili Crab Sauce
& Singapore Sling
 
The Villa @ The Halia 

5pm to 7pm 
Cooking Demonstration : 
Banana Mug Cake 

Fusion Spoon 

Guided Tours

(approx. 45-60mins)

Venue :
Services desk 
@ Visitor Centre,
Nassim Gate

5pm
Heritage Hunter Exhibition Tour
 

9am, 10am 
Healing Garden Tour 

10am
Rain Forest Tour (Japanese) 

5pm
Heritage Hunter Exhibition Tour 

 

Guided Tours

(approx. 45-60mins)

Meeting location :
Services desk
@ Botany Centre,
Tanglin Gate

   9am
Heritage Tour

10am 
Beyond Gingers Exhibition Tour
 10am 
Beyond Gingers Exhibition Tour

 9am
Heritage Tour

4pm 

Changing Course Exhibition
Tour & Film Screening

Concert / Performance

Venue : 
Shaw Foundation
Symphony Stage
5pm to 6.30pm
Stellar Marist! 
Presented by 
Maris Stella Secondary School & Alumni
 
5pm to 6.30pm
NAC- ExxonMobil Concert In the Park
6pm to 7.15pm
Jazz Association (Singapore) (JASS)
Presents:
Celebrating Singapore Botanic Gardens 
Heritage Festival 2018

 
 6pm to 7pm
Dance of the Violins 
by Wolfgang Violin Studio 

Movie Screening

Venue : 
Eco-Garden, 
beside Eco-Lake
 7.30pm to 10pm
Jimami Toufu 
(English with Chinese subtitles)
  7.30pm to  9.30pm
When I Turned Nine
(Korean film with English subtitles) 
 7.30pm to 8.30pm
The Shower
(Korean film with English subtitles)

Encore screening:
8.30pm to 9.30pm
 

 

Shuttle Service

30 June (12pm to 6pm), 1, 7 & 8 July only (9am to 6pm)

Route A: Nassim Visitor Centre to Centre for Ethnobotany

Route B: Botanic Gardens MRT to Centre for Ethnobotany

 

Programme Details

National Orchid Garden 

With over 1000 species and 2000 hybrids, the National Orchid Garden is the product of the Gardens’ Orchid breeding programme which began in 1928. The Garden offers a permanent showcase and the largest display of orchids in the world. 

Enjoy free admission* to National Orchid Garden from 30 June - 8 July 2018, 8.30am to 7pm**, for students, Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, Work Permit Holders.

* Terms and Conditions
1. Students are required to present valid student cards
2. Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, Work Permit Holders and Dependent Pass Holders are required to present their ID cards or relevant documentation
3. Not applicable to tour groups, tickets purchased in advance and other promotions. 

**Last entry to the National Orchid Garden is 6pm daily. 

 Entrance of the National Orchid Garden in 2018
Roving Performances Catch our larger than life Angklong and mini Bamboo House come alive with stories, performance and more! Since you are here, try and catch the rubber tapper, who will share the stories of the not so long ago past of Singapore.   
Heritage Hunter Exhibition Tour by Alex Goh Catch Alex Goh in person as he shares about his journey on being the first (if not the only) person in the world to achieve the incredible feat of conquering all 57 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Singapore, Malaysia and China, according to World Heritage Site. 

Registration is required 15minutes before the tour at the Visitor Services desk @ Visitor Centre, Nassim Gate.
 
Craft With Us
Look out for our free children’s activity at the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden during Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival 2018. 
What better way to kick start the weekend than to appreciate the Heritage of the Gardens through craft making?
 
Cooking Demonstration: Banana Mug Cake @ Fusion Spoon 
The banana is commonly found throughout Southeast Asia, and is often planted for its fleshy finger-like fruits. Fusion Spoon will be conducting banana mug cake cooking demonstrations, using bananas and just a few additional simple ingredients. This programme is suitable for children aged 6 to 12. 

For more information, please contact Fusion Spoon at 62555110.
Image of Fusion Spoon interior.
DIY Cocktail Program @ Botanico (The Garage)  Botanico’s brunch guests will get the chance to get their hands dirty and shake up their very own gin cocktail using Bombay Gin and various herbs and fruits, before jazzing it all up with garnishes such as coconut, torch ginger, curry leaf, banana and chiku. Guests will also get to bottle up their cocktail, name their creation, and seal the deal with personalised labels. Their mixologist on hand, Ruzaini, will be happy to give you some insights into the current trends in gin and share his favorite gin recipe.

Price: $18++ per pax 
For more information and to register, please contact Botanico at 62647978 / 98311106.
Image of cocktail drink by Botanico.
DIY Veggie Stamp Placemat Craft Programme @ Food For Tots 
Let your little ones get creative with Food For Tots’ veggie stamp craft programme for kids. Using parts of different vegetables and roots such as sweet potato, yam, and ginger, create random beautiful prints on a cotton placemat. This programme is suitable for children aged 3 to 8. 

Price: $5 per child 
For more information and to register, please contact Food For Tots at 63384848
 
Image of Food for Tots cafe.
Cooking & Drink Demonstration: Halia’s Chilli Crab Sauce & Singapore Sling @ The Villa 
Singapore chilli crab is, without doubt, an iconic local dish in Singapore’s foodie scene, while the Singapore Sling is one this island nations’ most iconic cocktail creations, and a throwback to its colonial past. Provisions Store will be conducting a cooking demonstration of Halia’s Chilli Crab Sauce, and a drink demonstration of their rendition of the Singapore Sling. The Chilli Crab Sauce is available for purchase from Provisions Store, as well as during the cooking demonstration.

For more information, please contact The Villa at 84441148.
A night shot of Halia restaurant.

 

 

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