[Grana x Walk in Hong Kong] Causeway Bay Tour – Not as you know it

Wednesday, January 4, 2017|
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Pulsing with life day or night, Causeway Bay is at the heart of the action in Hong Kong. In many ways, Causeway Bay’s journey to its present-day fame is a microcosm of Hong Kong’s story. Once a silted bay on the outskirts of Victoria City, Causeway Bay is today a frenetic shopping hub with the highest shop rents in the world. On this tour you will get the chance to watch Causeway Bay’s life story unfold in front of your eyes, as we treat you to a rich mix of colonial history, chilling ghost myths, little-known local tales, and architectural wonders. Indulge yourself in an astonishing marriage of commerce, religious, leisure and transport highlights, all crammed into this kaleidoscopic little bay.

Tour Details

Date: 22 Jan 2017 (Sunday)
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm (2 hours)
Location: Causeway Bay
Language: English
Cost: Free of charge
Quota: 20 guests (Result will be announced on Jan 19 via email)
For booking: https://goo.gl/forms/8iOvfwV4Kv8mxeQ13

Enjoy some refreshments at the Grana Store. Every guest will receive a Grana Goody Bag and exclusive promo code.

Itinerary

– Marvel at the power of commerce, be it British trading companies or Japanese department stores, in transforming the face of Causeway Bay.
– Retrace the dazzling array of merchants who once set up shop here, with their businesses ranging from a sugar refinery, a cotton mill, an ice house, to the first McDonald’s in Hong Kong.
– Explore the hidden nooks and crannies of Causeway Bay, uncovering how missionaries spread their faith and developed one of the earliest forms of social welfare in this city.
– Hear tales about a long-lost amusement park and of the grandest theatres that once graced Hong Kong.
– Enjoy some refreshment in the Grana Store.

Terms & Conditions

– Each person may sign up once only and may reserve up to 2 spots
– Participants will be selected by drawing lots. We will contact successful sign-ups by email on Jan 19.
– Successful sign-ups will be informed of the tour details in the confirmation email
– If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail us at [email protected] or via our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WalkInHongKong/
– The walk will be rescheduled if the Red/ Black Rainstorm warning, or Typhoon no. 8 signal or above is hoisted 3 hours before the walk.
– Organisers reserve the right to change the tour itinerary or cancel the event.

【活現皇都導賞團】

Tuesday, January 3, 2017|
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【最後召集 民間集氣!】古物諮詢委員會在12月8日做了明智決定,將皇都戲院擬評定為一級歷史建築,即為「具特別重要價值而必須盡可能予以保存的建築物」,但我們仍需要你的支持,在公眾諮詢期間(直至1日9日),踴躍表達你的意見(電郵:[email protected];項目N46),支持古諮會確認一級歷史評級。我們會在今個星期六(1月7日)舉辦「活現皇都導賞團」,由活現香港(Walk in Hong Kong)團隊介紹舊皇都戲院的文物價值及相關評級爭議,並最後號召各位關心皇都命運的朋友向古諮會提交意見。
導賞團Jan 7-01

【活現皇都導賞團】活動詳情:
日期:2017年1月7日(星期六)
時間:下午2時30分至4時(下午2時15分集合)
集合地點:北角油街實現小公園
名額:每團20人(共2團,總名額為40人)
費用:免費
語言:廣東話
報名表格:https://goo.gl/forms/3pDDC0GUbsQRUCsA3

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