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 Talk Series 2018: Gentrification and George Town

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Date: 17th March 2018 (Saturday) Time: 3pm-5pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust Office, 26 Church Street, George Town. Donations: RM10 (members)/ RM 20 (non-members) RSVP: or call +604 264 2631 Abstract In this talk, the speakers would enlighten the audience on the concept of gentrification, and illustrate how and where does it usually take place. […]

2018年檳城古蹟信託會 -古蹟導覽:海墘新路《文山邱公司的解碼》

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海墘新路《文山邱公司的解碼》導覽(華語及英語) 2018年2月10日(星期六)下午4點至6點 可知道在喬治市還有一間比著名的龍山堂邱公司還要早建成的邱公司? 您可知道這海墘新路的文山堂邱公司原來的大門在那裡? 您可知道為甚麽這祠堂的大門上刻著1907,但這邱公司卻不是在1907年落成的? 您可知道這建築屋脊上的人物是誰呢? 您可知道建築上的吉祥物的寓意嗎 ? 您可知道這祠堂內的燈樑在那裡?有甚麽作用? 您可知道祠堂內的符咒是甚麽嗎 ? 您可知道這祠堂內的神主牌的典故嗎? 您想知道那一些赫赫有名的邱氏先輩是屬於這間邱公司的? 如果您想知道以上的答案,就來跟本會主席林玉裳赴一趟文山堂邱公司的古蹟之旅,主席將用電腦簡報替大家一一解碼,然後導覽參觀。 報名費 (含茶點): PHT 會員 : RM 15 非會員 : RM30 請在2018年2月3日之前的上班時間,聯絡檳城古蹟信託會 ( PHT ) 報名, 電話 : 04-264 2631, 電郵 : 名額有限,請速報名。2018年檳城古蹟信託會 – 古蹟導覽

PHT Site Visit: Church of Assumption & Penang Diocesan Museum

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Date: 27th January 2018 (Saturday) Time: 10am – 12pm Venue: Church of Assumption, Farquhar Street, George Town Penang Donations: RM 15 (Members)/ RM30 (Non- members) Speakers:Msgr Michael Cheah, Architect Edmond Khoo & Curator Mr Khoo Boo Chia RSVP: or call +604- 264 2631 Note: Please wear appropriate attire (no shorts and singlets). Non-Catholic visitors are […]

PHT Talks: Tales from the Grave – The Northam Road Protestant Cemetery

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Date: 19th November 2017 (Sunday) Time: 2pm – 3.30pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust, 26 Church Street Donations: RM 5(members)/ RM 20 (non-members) RSVP: or call +604 264 2631 Talk Synopsis: We pass it on a daily basis, but what do you know about the little graveyard on Northam Road? You are cordially invited to […]

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: or call +604-264 2631. Spaces are limited and are given based on a […]

Chinese New Year 2017

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  Penang Heritage Trust would like to wish all its members, friends, family and supporters as Happy Chinese New Year. Gong Xi Fa Cai.   May the year of the Fire Rooster be of auspicious tidings, blessings, luck and prosperity.   Please take note that PHT will be closed from 27th January 2017 (Friday) to […]

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: / +604 264 2631 About the talk: Heritage Goes Mainstream The 52 iron rod sculptures, a collection of […]