How much should people be willing to allow their community to evolve in the chase for the tourism ringgit?
Come join Fergus Maclaren as he provides an overview of the current tourism development issues being faced by urban World Heritage sites, the strategies that are being developed to deal with increased tourism numbers, and how these can help shape future tourism development for George Town. Date: 27 August 2017 (Sunday) Time: 3pm to 5pm Venue: Fort Cornwallis (Entrance facing City Hall) Donations: RM 15 (members)/ RM 30(non-members) PHT Site Visit returns with a special site visit to Fort Cornwallis, happening on the 27th of August from 3pm to 5pm.
Please do renew your membership as your support is crucial for our operations and advocacy work. MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL NOTICE Date: 22nd December 2016 (Thursday) Time: 5pm to 7pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust, 26 Church Street Donations: RM10 (members)/ RM25 (non-members) RSVP: [email protected]/ 6 Prapassorn Posrithong will present an interesting talk on the island of Koh Hmak (the Siamese name for Penang), and how it was documented in the history books of Thailand.
Penang became an important port for Siamese royal court in Bangkok after Ayutthaya was destroyed.
As we see the coast slowly reclaimed to make way for future development called Gurney Wharf, this will be the last few moments for us to appreciate the northern coast of Penang before it is transformed forever.
For more information and reservation, please click here. Penang Heritage Trust is looking for individuals passionate about heritage, culture and people to join the organisation as Administrative Executives. Date: 4th September 2016 (Sunday) Time: 2pm to 5.30pm Venue: PAPA Workshop, 66 Lebuh Acheh, George Town Fees: RM 65(members), RM100 (non-members) The Penang Apprenticeship Programme for Artisans (PAPA), an initiative by the Penang Heritage Trust to promote traditional arts and trades in Penang, is organising the following workshop with the following details ： In olden days, we used to make lantern before the mid-autumn festival but we no longer do it.
You are cordially invited to join Marcus Langdon as he discusses the incredible stories revealed while researching his latest book for GTWHI, Epitaph: The Northam Road Protestant Cemetery, George Town, Penang.
This special museum is curated by Paul Augustine and celebrates the glorious diversity and heritage of Penang’s music.This site visit will not only showcase the fort as it is, it will also reveal the secrets and stories buried underneath the fort.Dr Goh Hsiao Mei, lead archaeologist for the Fort Cornwallis excavation, and Marcus Langdon, historian and author, will be joining us for the visit and deliver stories and histories related to the fort.Date: 29th April 2017 (Saturday) Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm Venue: PAPA Workshop, 66 Lebuh Acheh, Penang Donations: RM20(members)/ RM 30 (non-members) Have you picked up a handmade joss stick, and marvelled at the handiwork and skills required to produce it?Why not come join us in this one-time PAPA workshop as we have traditional joss stick maker Mr Lee Beng Chuan sharing his skills and knowledge in making traditional joss stick. For Chinese version, please click here/ 對於中文版，請按這裡 Date: 8th April 2017 (Saturday) Time: 9.30am to 12.00pm Venue: Penang Institute, 10 Brown Road, 10350 Penang Come join us as we unravel the many layers of Pulau Jerejak, exposing its rich tangible,cultural, social and natural heritage and history.