International Monuments and Sites Day 2018: Heritage for Generations

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The International Monuments and Sites Day was proposed by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) on 18th April 1982 and approved by the General Assembly of UNESCO in 1983. The principle behind this significant day is to promote awareness about the diversity of cultural heritage of humanity, their vulnerability and the efforts required for […]

PHT Site Visit: Fort Cornwallis

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Penang Heritage Trust’s next site visit is to Fort Cornwallis. Details of the visit are as follows: Date: 27 August 2017 (Sunday) Time: 3pm to 5pm Venue: Fort Cornwallis (Entrance facing City Hall) Donations: RM15 (members)/ RM30 (non-members) Fort Cornwallis was built as early as 1786, when Captain Francis Light first landed in Penang. The […]

PHT Site Visit 2017: Chulia Street

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Penang Heritage Trust Site Visit 2017: Chulia Street Date: 11 March 2017 (Saturday) Time: 9am to 12pm Venue: Junction of Chulia Street Ghaut and Victoria Street  (please refer map below) Lead Facilitator: Khoo Salma Nasution Donations: RM15 (members)/ RM30 (non-members).  RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604-264 2631. Spaces are limited and are given based on a […]

Penang Heritage Trust Talk: Penang in Thai Documents

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Penang Heritage Trust Talk: Penang in Thai Documents by Prapassorn Posrithong Date: 22nd December 2016 (Thursday) Time: 5pm- 7pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust, 26 Church Street Donations: RM10 (members)/ RM 25 (non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my / tel: +604 264 2631 About the Talk: Penang Island was traditionally called KohHmak or island of Areca, in Thai. After […]

Penang Heritage Trust Talk: George Town’s Iron Rod Sculptures

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Penang Heritage Trust Talks: George Town’s Iron Rod Sculptures A Talk by Mike Gibby Date: 18th December 2016 (Sunday) Time: 3.30pm to 5.30pm Venue: Hin Bus Depot, 31 Jalan Gurdwara Donations: RM 10(members)/ RM 25(non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my / +604 264 2631 About the talk: Heritage Goes Mainstream The 52 iron rod sculptures, a collection of […]

Yangon Echoes: Inside Heritage Homes

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Penang Heritage Trust Talks: ‘Yangon Echoes: Inside Heritage Homes’ A Talk by Virginia Henderson and Tim Webster Date: 25th November 2016 (Friday) Time: 5.30pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust, 26 Church Street Donations: RM10 (members)/ RM25 (non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604 264 2631 Yangon Echoes – The Book Being an unprecedented work of oral history […]

George Town Festival Heritage Walks

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In conjunction with the George Town Festival 2016, Penang Heritage Trust is proud to offer five walks on special days on a discounted rate!! The walks to choose from are as listed below:   Little India Heritage Walk Date: 30th July 2016 (Saturday) Time: 4.30pm to 6.30pm Venue: In front Sri Ananda Bhawan Restaurant, junction […]