Walking Books Tour: Goodbye My Kampong, Potong Pasir
Each ticket is inclusive of a copy of Goodbye My Kampong, Potong Pasir 1966 to 1975 (retail price S$19.90). Books will be distributed at the end of the tour.
Singapore Literary Prize winning author Josephine Chia recently launched her sequel to Kampong Spirit, Gotong Royong Life in Potong Pasir 1955 to 1965. The new book titled Goodbye My Kampong, Potong Pasir 1966 to 1975 reflects on the last days of the kampong set against the backdrop of significant national events through the eyes of Josephine and fellow villagers.
In this 2-hour tour, take a slow walk through Potong Pasir with Josephine as she recounts real stories of the kampong's demise intertwined with people's celebrations and experiences of the nation's growth.
Date: Sunday, 22 April 2018, 9:00 – 11:00 AM
Meeting point: Potong Pasir MRT, Exit C.
Tickets: $30 per pax (Price reflected above is pre-GST, and it will be added on your checkout)
Landmarks: Potong Pasir MRT - Masjid Alkaff - Sri Sivadurga Temple - St Andrew's School - Potong Pasir HDB blocks - Kallang River
This event is co-presented with the Singapore Heritage Festival 2018.