CHIJMES Hall Singapore
CHIJMES was originally known as the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (CHIJ), a premier girls' school established in 1854 by an order of French Catholic nuns. The chapel, now a multi-purpose hall, is known as CHIJMES Hall is a perfect venue for weddings. The Chapel was gazette as a national monument on 26 October 1990.
The glass panels depict scenes from the Bible as well as the 12 apostles. Below a cross-vaulted ceiling, the floor of the chapel is laid with multi-coloured terrazzo tiles. The chapel also features magnificent chandeliers, integrated AV equipment with sophisticated AV system, wall-mounted plasma TV, Wi-Fi System with natural skylight is perfect to comfortably accommodate up to 300 guests for a sit-down banquet.
Watabe Wedding Group started in 1953 and has grown into one of the world's leading bridal company, offering a wide range of domestic and international wedding services in Japan, Guam, Hawaii, Bali, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Europe and Singapore. Watabe Wedding Group operates more than 24 chapels and 12 hotels around the world and have served more than 430,000 wedding couples worldwide with an average of tying the knot for 30,000 couples annually. Watabe Wedding Singapore was established to manage the operations of Chijmes Hall.
Alcove at Caldwell House
Gazetted as a national monument in 1990, Caldwell House is the second oldest building in Singapore.
Its neoclassical style design is one of the few surviving works of renowned architect, G.D Coleman. The grand gallery on level 2, renamed Alcove is managed by Watabe Wedding Singapore.
With its unique semi-circular exterior and large Doric columns supporting a vaulted timber ceiling, Alcove is well furnished and suitable for small parties of about 30 to 100 guests. Its modern, furnishing allows room for versatility, an ideal location for corporate and wedding events. Today, the upper level interior still features an original wall verse running along the circular fronting bay that reads "MARCHE EN MA PRESENCE ET SOIS PARFAIT", in French meaning "Walk along with me and be perfect".