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Nature Guided Walk at the Istana


01 Feb 2014 - 23 Oct 2014  

Stroll around the Istana's gardens as our volunteer guides take you on a guided tour! "Nature Guided Walk at the Istana" offers you a glimpse into the rich biodiversity of the ground which have long been used as a conservation sanctuary. Admire the majestic heritage trees and spot the resident birds in the Istana such as the Lesser Whistling Duck. 

 

IIham Alam: Nature & Healing in the Malay World @ CDL Green Gallery


02 Jul 2014 9:00 am - 05 Jan 2015 6:00 pm  

Many of the prescription drugs used in modern science-based medicine are still based on chemicals extracted from plant products.

 

The Art of Planting: Container Garden & Terrarium (A Gardening Workshop)


11 Sep 2014 - 22 Nov 2014  

The art of growing and arranging plants in containers and enclosed bottles (also known as terrarium) will be explored in this workshop. Learn how plants can self-sustain in a terrarium and design your own attractive plant art piece for your home, or as a gift for family and friends. At the end of the workshop, you will bring home with you a terrarium and a container garden.


This workshop is suitable for:

-       Gardening enthusiasts who would like to explore planting terrariums
-       Beginners who has no background in gardening
-       Tertiary students and adult hobbyists

 

Fee : $80.00 per participant (materials are included) 
Venue : Botany Centre, Tanglin Core of Singapore Botanic Gardens
Time : 10.00am – 5.00pm 

 

Upcoming Scheduled Workshop for Individuals 

 

Date: 22 November 2014 (Saturday)

 

To register for this workshop, please click here.

 

 

 For Organized Group 

Availability of the workshop is subjected to the availability of trainer and venue.

 

We require a minimum of 15 participants for the workshop to run and the maximum capacity is 25 participants. In the event that you have less than 15 participants in a group, the minimum charges of 15 participants will be levied.

 

A four weeks advance booking is required.

 

 

For enquiry, please contact the Education Branch at 64719961/64650196 or through email: nparks_sbg_edu@nparks.gov.sg

 

 

Istana Deepavali Open House


22 Oct 2014 8:30 am - 6:00 pm  

Get yourselves some Istana souvenirs while you are there. All proceeds from the sale of the souvenirs and the entrance fees collected are donated to charity.


You can also sign up for the Nature Guided Walk at the Istana, a collaboration between the President’s Office and the National Parks Board (NParks), which will showcase the Istana’s flora, fauna and biodiversity.


You will be entertained by a variety of performances on the Istana grounds. For an entrance fee of $2, visitors could tour selected function rooms in the Istana building and view a special display of gifts presented to the President and the Prime Minister. There are also guided tours of the Istana building, conducted by the Preservation of Sites and Monuments (PSM) volunteers.

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