26 January 2018

Join out Jan 2018 sketchwalk at Chinatown

For the first sketchwalk of 2018, we will be celebrating Chinese New Year in advance at Chinatown!

We will start at People's Park Centre and end at Hong Lim Complex.

Lots of decorations along Eu Tong Sen Street with the Chinese New Year celebrations. Or head up to the bridge above Eu Tong Sen Street and New Bridge Road for a bird's eye view. And there's always the option of going into the heart of Chinatown across the road. History buffs may be interested in the site of the Sook Ching Inspection Centre at Hong Lim Complex, a reminder of the grim Japanese Occupation.

Between People's Park Complex and OG, just outside the Chinatown MRT exit, next to 7-Eleven
Here's the map.

Hong Lim Complex
Sook Ching Inspection Centre Plaque

Good locations to sketch:
- CNY decorations along Eu Tong Sen Street
- Bridge over Eu Tong Sen Street and New Bridge Road
- Rooftop carpark at People's Park Complex
- People's Park Food Court
- Chinatown - Smith Street, Mosque Street, Temple Street, Pagoda Street, Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, etc.
- Club Street, Ann Siang Hill
- Hong Lim Complex, China Square Central

Places to eat:
- People's Park Complex Food Centre
- Hong Lim Food Centre
- Chinatown Food Street
- Chinatown Complex Food Centre
- Lots lots more in the area

Sketchwalk Leaders: Favian Ee, Flavian Ee, Benedict, Alice Lim, Patrick Ng

Credits: Banner sketch by (Parka) Teoh Yi Chie

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