Other Heritage Activity

“From a Thread to a Dress” Panel Discussion
Complementing the very unique “Factory Hong Kong” exhibition, the Antiquities and Monuments Office and The Hong Kong Heritage Project had organised the "From a Thread to a Dress" panel discussion. featuring media professional Stephen Chan as the moderator, and Managing Director of CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, Paul Poon; LegCo Member (Textiles and Garment), Felix Chung; fashion designer, William Tang; and member of Public Relations Committee of the Community Chest, Quince Chong, as speakers.
August 2015
“History Re-run 2015” Theatrical Guided Tour
Having awarded the Hong Kong History Badge, a group of Girl Guides scripted and rehearsed various vignettes that related the story of industrialisation and experience of factory workers under the guidance of professional drama instructor. They acted as special docents at the exhibition gallery, taking the audience back in time to revisit Hong Kong’s industrial past in a creative way. Date: 8 August 2015 Venue: Thematic Exhibition Gallery, Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre
August 2015
Hung Hom and Ho Man Tin - From the Archives
As part of HULU Culture's "Our Rocking City" series, this seminar traced the wax and wane of Hung Hom's heavy industries and the development of Ho Man Tin, through selected photos, maps and plans, corporate documents and oral history interviews from the Hong Kong Heritage Project archive. Speaker: Melanie Li, Manager – Public Education and Outreach, the HKHP Date: 13 June 2015 (Saturday) Venue: Fung Ming Hall, Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple
June 2015
Images from the Peak and Around
Public Talk (Images from The Peak and Around) Speaker: Photographer Mr. Chak Wai-leung Date: 11 April 2014 (Saturday) Venue: City Gallery
April 2015
Behind Old Central - What Urban Landscapes and Photographs Can Tell
From the trade and financial centre in the City of Victoria to the CBD and administrative base of the HKSAR government of today, the Central District has been cardinal to, and a witness of, Hong Kong's social, economic and political development. This public event presented by the Hong Kong Heritage Project's (HKHP) uncovered the secrets Behind Old Central through a display of historic materials from our archival collection and new insights provided by prominent local historians. In collaboration with the Antiquities and Monuments Office, Behind Old Central - What Urban Landscapes and Photographs Can Tell included a seminar, public exhibition and family workshop at the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre.
October 2014
Girl Guides History Badges and Summer Interest Classes 2014
In summer 2014, the Hong Kong Heritage Project (HKHP) took the Girl Guides history drama programme to Mei Ho House – one of the first public housing blocks in Hong Kong now listed as a Grade 2 Historic Building. More than 50 girls relived the daily life in a post-war public housing estate to understand the values that bonded Hong Kong people in the past. This is the third year that HKHP has custom-made creative heritage awareness activities for the Girl Guides and Brownies. Past activities included various workshops on diversified topics such as archive preservation, oral history, heritage photography and interactive drama.
August 2014