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Friends of Heritage Monthly Bulletin

Bulletin of Friends of Heritage - October 2007


Central & Western Heritage Trail (Central Route) Guided Tour

The Central District is the heart of the city which was first developed with the inception of British rule in 1841. Buildings of Western style then quickly sprung up. The Central Route of the heritage trail covers some historic monuments, such as St. John’s Cathedral, Former French Mission Building (Court of Final Appeal), etc. We have invited an experienced docent to give FOH a guided visit to the district. Details are as follows:

Date: 20 October 2007 (Saturday)
Time: 10: 00a.m. – 11: 30a.m.
Assemble Time: 9: 50a.m.
Assemble Place: Cenotaph (Exit J1/ J3 of Central MTR)
Quota: 35 persons
Docent: Mr. Chor Kam Hung (Experienced docents)
Application &
Mr. Fan
(email amo@lcsd.gov.hk) or (Tel:2208 4407)
1. The tour will be conducted in Cantonese.
2. This activity is restricted to Friends of Heritage only.
3. Successful applicants will be selected by drawing lots and notified inspanidually.
Deadline for

9 October 2007 (Tuesday)


Activity (2)

Special Lectures in October

Date Theme Speakers
*13.10.2007 (Saturday)
Shedding Light on Pre-historic East Asia: Archaeological Finds in Hong Kong and Macau Professor Tang Chung
(Associate Professor, Department of History Director, Centre for Chinese Archaeology and Art, Institute of Chinese Studies,the CUHK)

A Grave View of Hong Kong History: Cemeteries in Happy Valley and Aberdeen

Dr. Joseph Ting
(Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Department of History, the CUHK)
*The lectures are co-organized with the Department of History, the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Venue : Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, Kowloon Park, Tsim Sha Tsui
Quota: 110 seats; first come, first served.
Remark: 1) No enrollment is needed.
2) Audience will be admitted 15 minutes before each lecture starts.
3) FOH will get 2 hours of activity record for attending this lecture.
Fee: Free

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