Tang Yuan Workshop

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Date: 15 December 2019 (Sunday) Time: 2.00pm to 6.00pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust Office, 26 Church Street  Fees: RM20(members)/ RM 30(non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604-2642631 Why do the Chinese eat tang yuans, or glutinous rice balls, during the winter solstice? Why is the winter solstice so important, even though it doesn’t snow in Malaysia? Come […]

Film Screening and Talk “A Fisherman’s Prayer”

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Date: 26 October 2019 (Saturday) Time: 1.30pm to 3.00pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust Office, 26 Church Street  Fees: RM10(members)/ RM 20(non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604-2642631 The proposed Penang Transport Master Plan proposed the reclamation of three islands south of Penang. However, have we stopped to wonder how the reclamation will affect the residents and community […]

Talk on “Urban Civil Society in British Malaya, 1900-1940: How Middle-Class Asians Learned to Cope with Colonial Rule”

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Date: 20 October 2019 (Sunday) Time: 1.30pm to 3.00pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust Office, 26 Church Street  Fees: RM10(members)/ RM 20(non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604-2642631 The upcoming PHT Talks will feature Lynn Hollen Lees, Professor of History Emerita at the University of Pennsylvania and author of the book ‘Planting Empire, Cultivating Subjects: British Malaya, 1786-1941. […]

Talk on “Who was Martina Rozells?”

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Date: 29 September 2019 (Sunday) Time: 2.00pm to 5.00pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust Office, 26 Church Street  Fees: RM10(members)/ RM 20(non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604-2642631 The upcoming PHT Talks will feature Dato’ Eustace Anthony Nonis with a very interesting topic: Martina Rozells. Martina Rozells has been an enigma, with more myths and mysteries growing over the […]

Talk on “The Voiceless People Shout”

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Date: 19 September 2019 (Thursday) Time: 6.00pm to 7.00pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust Office, 26 Church Street  Fees: RM10(members)/ RM 20(non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604-2642631 PHT Talks is happening again. In 2004, Phimai old town was nominated into the tentative list of the Unesco World Heritage Sites. This led to conflicts between the local community […]

Penang Straits Chinese Cuisine Workshop

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Date:  15 September  2019 (Sunday) Time: 10.00am to 1.00pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust Office, 26 Church Street  Fees: RM100(members)/ RM 150(non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604-2642631 PHT-PAPA’s upcoming workshop is all about sight, smell and taste of Peranakan (Straits Chinese) cuisine. Come join chef Lily Wong as she introduces three nyonya dishes that comforts both […]

Rattan Weaving Workshop

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Date: 18 August 2019 (Sunday) Time: 1.00pm to 4.00pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust, 26 Church Street  Fees: RM150(members)/ RM 180(non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604-2642631 Facilitator: Mr. Sim Chew Poh Are you a heritage enthusiast, young professional or a current student in conservation? This one is for you. We are looking for heritage projects of young […]

Talk on “Phor Tor in Penang”

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Date: 18 August 2019 (Sunday) Time: 5.00pm to 6.00pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust, 26 Church Street  Fees: RM10(members)/ RM 20(non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604-2642631 August 1st marked the start of the Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival. In Penang, this festival transforms the streets into colourful landscapes, where the young and old come out to celebrate and […]

Site Visit to Western Road Christian Cemetery

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Date:  28 July 2019 (Sunday) Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm Venue: Western Road Christian Cemetery, Jalan Utama  Fees: RM15(members)/ RM 30(non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604-2642631 Have you ever wondered about the story behind the dog monument on the grave in Western Road Christian Cemetery? Are you curious about the Russians and Armenians buried in this […]