Published Date: 3 September 2018
Apart from purchasing off-the-shelf trinkets to remember their holiday in Singapore by, your guests can join these workshops where they can personalise their own keepsakes. From learning how to take photos like a pro and deepening their knowledge of coffee making, to making their own earthenware, notebooks and leather accessories, Singapore’s entrepreneurial spirit and booming arts scene will inspire them to discover talents that they never knew they had.
A prominent local enterprise that specialises in book binding and leather accessories, Bynd Artisan teaches a wide range of classes, including modern calligraphy, brush writing and monogram painting. You can sign your guests up for classes that teach them how to make their own leather pouches and notebooks too. Bynd Artisan can also personalise these items with your clients’ names inscribed—perfect for any collector looking for a unique souvenir.
Visit their website for store addresses and locations
Maximum class size: 29 pax at Holland Village Atelier and 10 pax at Raffles City Atelier
To book: Call +65 6267 5066 or email email@example.com (Trade contact: Corinne)
Bring your guests on a tour of Papa Palheta’s in-house roaster or sign them up for an insightful coffee making and appreciation class. A pioneer of Singapore’s third wave coffee movement, Papa Palheta is known for its impeccable coffee. One of this establishment’s most interesting seminars is its brewing class, which teaches its participants the finer points of brewing the perfect cuppa, then pits these amateur baristas in teams against one another at the end of the class. Besides offering invigorating learning experiences that lets participants create their own blends, Papa Palheta also purveys unique coffee-themed souvenirs. Your guests can take a piece of this esteemed café with them, in the form of brooches, reusable takeaway cups and Nespresso machine-compatible capsules that are biodegradable.
Address: 150 Tyrwhitt Road
Maximum class size: 30 pax
To book: Call +65 62994321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org (Trade contacts: Michelle and Daniel)
At Phocus Academy, your clients can learn a host of camera skills from seasoned shutterbugs. “We take pride in optimising the learning experience of our students, which is why we have been keeping our class sizes small for the past nine years,” shares Sharon, a director at Phocus Academy. The professional photographers at Phocus Academy teach an array of photography classes, from practical and studio photography to film and even classes on iPhone photography. Participants can go on a photo hunt after their course and capture unique photographic keepsakes of Singapore.
Address: Far East Finance Building, 14 Robinson Road #08-01A
Maximum class size: 8 pax
To book: Call +65 97654224 or email email@example.com (Trade contact: Sharon)
Participants young and old can learn to sculpt their own cups and bowls at Mud Rock Ceramics. Your clients will learn to coil, slab, build, throw, trim and glaze their very own pottery in Mud Rock Ceramics’ Beginners Course, while avid potters can deepen their knowledge of earthenware decoration through a dedicated glazing workshop. After participants have customised a ceramic creation to their liking, they get to bring the fruit of their labour home—a one-of-a-kind souvenir from our Lion City. Mud Rock Ceramics also holds children-only classes, which are designed to stir the curiosity of young potters.
Address: 85 Maude Road
Maximum class size: various sizes and durations, which are listed on Mud Rock Ceramics’s website
To book: Call +65 62911186 or email firstname.lastname@example.org