All are welcome to attend the service and any organisations or individuals who wish to lay a wreath during the ceremony are asked to register their name with the City of Fremantle on 08 9432 9945 by Monday 14 April. ANZAC Day Dawn service sequence of events 4.50 am Didgeridoo player and wartime footage 5.35 am Assembly of wreath layers on east side of Monument Hill 5.50 am Welcome bugler sounds the still.Wreath laying ceremony The Ode Australian Army Last Post Flags are lowered to half mast One minute silence Catafalque party to present arms Flypast Reveille Flags are raised to full mast and back to half mast Prayer Father Raymond Clee In Flanders Fields Recital Royal Australian Airforce ANZAC Day address Captain Potter Public transport There will be free travel on public transport for anyone wearing military uniform or medals traveling to the ANZAC Day Services in Fremantle. The Fremantle CAT Bus will also be running from 10.00 am. Visit the Transperth website for more information or contact events management 08 9432 9830.
This event continues to grow! Originally a motorcycle ride and display paying homage to Arthur Grady, a Fremantle bicycle maker who became the first person to ride a motorcycle around Australia, this event now celebrates everything vintage. This year over 200 vintage motorcycles will be joined by fascinating displays from the: Veteran Car Club of WA, Bus Preservation Society, Vintage Commercial Vehicle Association, Vintage Cycle Club of WA, Vintage Pram Society, Machine Preservation Society and Hand Tool Preservation Society. Join us and experience: • the best selection of veteran, vintage and classic motorcycles• demonstrations of antique hand tools• a mobile display of vintage bicycles• a selection of vintage prams from 1865-1960 including English Coachbuilt and Australian Cane Prams• see the street filled with pre 1930's cars• enjoy a BBQ and entertainment by the Juke Joint Band the 'Mad Tatters Morris' Dancers; and Resonate singing group. If you have a vehicle you would like to include in the display, contactdetails are below. And if you have any antique and/or perplexing tools around the house, the Hand Tool Preservation Society will happily try and identify them for you and even tell you how they operate. Find them in Many 6160 (formerly Myer) on the day.
Quirky and feisty, intriguing and surprising. Fremantle captures the hearts of West Australians like nowhere else! Fremantle Heritage Festival delves into the past to explore all the colour and intrigue that makes Fremantle special!
The Winter Festival is returning to Fremantle! Enjoy the pleasures of an authentic winter in the heart of Fremantle, as the Winter Festival tours this June and July. This year, the festival will offer its most excting lineup yet, an array of gourmet culinary delights, dazzling action on the ice, live entertainment and authentic Apre's skate bar experiences to warm your soul. The Winter Festival will feature the open-air rink set under the pine trees of Fremantle's Esplanade Park. Additionally event visitors will be able to watch the spectable on the ice, elevated from the Fremantle Ferris Wheel that towers over the Indian Ocean. Skaters can expect a jam-packed schedule full of ice-skating performance, ice hockey games, themed events and charity races. Entry to the festival and surrounding areas is free. It is recommended to book ice-skating sessions online early for discounts www.thewinterfestival.com.au from 8 April 2014. Adult skate hire starting from $24 and children starting from $14.
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The ANZAC Day Commemorative Exhibition is in its eighth year showcasing items from unique public and private collections. The exhibition will be on display in the Fremantle Town Hall, 8 William Street, Fremantle on Friday 25 April from 8.00 am to 3.00 pm. Entry is free to the public. This year the exhibition is supported by the Museum of WA. Military Historical Society, author Andrew Pittaway and local primary schools. There will also be a display on the HMAS Sydney. Sing Australia Choir will be performing a repertoire of wartime songs at 9.00 am in the hall. A free morning tea will be served just outside Fremantle Town Hall, 8 William Street, Fremantle between 8.00 am and 12 noon from the Cafe2U mobile van. Public transport There will be free travel on public transport for anyone wearing military uniform or medals traveling to the ANZAC Day Services in Fremantle. The Fremantle CAT Bus will also be running from 10 am. Visit the Transperth website for more information.
Parade step off time is 10.15 am from the Esplanade Reserve. The parade will travel through the main streets of Fremantle and along the cappuccino strip where a salute will be taken. There will be a short closing ceremony when the parade returns to the Esplanade. The ANZAC Day parade is coordinated by the City of Fremantle and is supported by the Returned Services League (RSL) of Australia WA Branch and Fremantle Police. ANZAC Day parade closing ceremony sequence of events 9.45 am Parade assembly at Esplanade Reserve 10.15 am Parade step off10.30 am Salute outside Mad Monk on South Terrace11.00 am Parade returns to Esplanade for closing ceremonyFlypastANZAC Day address Mayor Dr Brad Pettitt Blessing Father Colin TettThe Ode RSL Fremantle BranchLast Post Flags are lowered to half mastOne minute silence Rouse Flags are raised to full mastClosing address Australian Army, Brigadier Stephen CainNational anthem
Sir Hughie Edwards ANZAC Day Derby is a commemorative game between South Fremantle and East Fremantle football clubs. This year the game will be at East Fremantle Oval. A pre game service commences at 2.45 pm with the bouncedown at 3.00 pm. There will be pre–game entertainment from 1.00 pm. Cost: Adults $12.00, concession $9.00, children under 15 free. Those wearing military uniform or medals will be permitted free entry into the game. There will be free travel on public transport for anyone wearing military uniform or medals traveling to the ANZAC Day Services in Fremantle. Presented by City of Fremantle
Fairly Fashionable? is a challenge commencing on Fashion Revolution Day, Thursday April 24th, (www.fashionrevolution.org). April 24th marks the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory disaster in Dhaka Bangladesh, where 1133 lives were lost (with many hundreds more injured) -- with devastating long-lasting effects on families and friends. Fairly Fashionable? Challenges professional and aspiring fashion designers to: - create a garment or fashion accessory (jewellery, head piece, bag etc), in 14 days by incorporating in their design a piece of original Fair Trade fabric originating from countries including India, Peru, Cambodia, Indonesia and Bangladesh. Fairly Fashionable? challenge culminates with a public fashion show on the eve of World Fair Trade Day on May 9th at MANY 6160, Fremantle’s premier new fashion quarter in the old Myer building. A public exhibition of designed work will be on display at MANY 6160 from World Fair Trade Day, May 10th-May 18th, 2014.
Australian blues artist of the year the sensational Nick Charles will be stopping in with our local legend Lucky Oceans joining him on the bill. Some background info on Nick...It's no surprise that the prestigious Black Rose Acoustic Society in Colorado USA describes Australian guitarist, Nick Charles, as "a world class stylist and composer". His dazzling, melodic fingerpicking on 6 and 12 string guitars, stinging slide and a lifetime's stories and songs from the musical highway has him labelled by the Melbourne Age as "Australia's virtuoso of acoustic roots and blues." During an extensive and acclaimed career, Nick has released many albums on major roots and guitar music labels. He has garnered world-wide recognition for a series of releases on Black Market Music, beginning with "My Place" and now his most recent albums, "Closer to Home" and "Return of the Travelling Fingerpicker". This recognition has succeeded in having Nick signed to the Grammy award winning label, Solid Air Records USA ("Home of the world's finest guitarists"). Averaging 150 shows a year in Australia, New Zealand the USA and the UK, his music encompasses an eclectic mix of acoustic roots including blues, folk and early ragtime jazz. This show is not to be missed.
Coles Supermarket is located in the Woolstores Shopping Centre on Cantonment Street in Fremantle (behind Target Department Store). Coles Fremantle stocks a full range of supermarket lines, fresh fruit and vegetables. The store also stocks the Mix range of womens, mens and children's clothing and has an extensive organic range. Coles Fremantle offers a shop online and pick up at store service.
Malya Yurturringu: Be a Star is proud to present its Fundraiser Event, featuring Grace Barbe, at the Fremantle Arts Centre to support the Malya Yurturringu: Be A Star Film Festival to be held in the Western Desert. Join us for a magical night of music, art, film and fun to raise money for the Film Festival! The Malya Yurturringu: Be a Star Film Festival supports the youth of the Western Desert and is part of the Martu Trust School Holiday Program which runs in 6 communities, employs 33 Martu Youth Workers and engages 350 kids every holidays. Grace Barbe, international world music star, is lending her support. Grace's colourful and energetic fusion of tropical island rhythms with African percussion, reggae, pop, rock and latin flavours means you are in for one fun night. She has performed at Australia'Grace will be joined by Perth's answer to the Sapphires, The Merindas, and the WAMI award winning Felicity Groom. There will also be fabulous Martu art works on display and films to watch.
Amid the laid-back charm and cafe culture of Fremantle, Eros offers great shopping for all ardent fashionistas!! We stock a range of local and international labels including Butcher + the Crow, Camilla, Camilla & Marc, Empire Rose, Ginger & Smart, Johnny Ramli, Johnny Was, Lucette, Malene Birger, Manning Cartell, Mezi, Nobody, Paige Denim, Sabatini, Samantha Wills, Sophie Kyron, Sylvie Markovina, Zambesi and more.