Roaring with hunger and charging through the crowds ‘Saurus’ will be joined by some of the world’s best outdoor theatre, music, comedy, circus and cabaret performers for three jam-packed days of shenanigans, laughter and outright shock. Fremantle Street Arts Festival held every Easter weekend is internationally acclaimed and attracts thousands of people who flock to the port city to witness breathtaking performances whilst soaking up the famous Freo atmosphere.
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.
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!
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.
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Experience an eclectic range of performances with the added security of dim lighting and drink to hide behind. London Cabaret award winner Mat Ricardo hosts a night of comedy and cabaret for mature audiences. See festival stars Pete Mielniczek, Cirque No Problem, Charlie Caper, Jessica Arpin, Alakazam and Hilby The Skinny German Juggle Guy.
Tina Millar An ancient Japanese legend promises that anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish by a crane. Geisha Girl, a mythical character levitates in mid-air and shares her good luck by dealing out hand folded origami cranes. Saturday 19 April 1:00pm - Victoria Quay Pitch (Peter Hughes Drive)3:00pm - Woolstores Shopping Centre Pitch (Cantonment St) Sunday 20 April 12:30pm - Victoria Quay Pitch (Peter Hughes Drive)2:30pm - Woolstores Shopping Centre Pitch (Cantonment St) Monday 21 April 11:00am - Woolstores Shopping Centre Pitch (Cantonment St)1:30pm - Victoria Quay Pitch (Peter Hughes Drive)
Charlie Caper brings a magic show with big heart and fast hands. This charming Swedish gentleman has performed all over the globe and won Sweden's Got Talent in 2009. In a magic-off between Harry Potter and Charlie Caper we’d put our money on Harry... but only just. Saturday 19 April 1:00pm - Little Creatures Brewery (40 Mews Rd)3:00pm - National Hotel Pitch (Cnr Market & High St)5:00pm - Walyalup Pitch (13 South Tce) Sunday 20 April 12:00pm - Little Creatures Brewery (40 Mews Rd)2:30pm - Nova 93.7 Pitch (1 South Tce)4:30pm - The Monk Pitch (33 South Tce) Monday 21 April Noon - Walyalup Pitch2:00pm - Esplanade Hotel Pitch (Esplanade Reserve)3:00pm - Esplanade Hotel Pitch (Esplanade Reserve)4:00pm - Little Creatures Brewery (40 Mews Rd)
Conrade Rivalland This international veteran of the street is proof that the rest of us take life too seriously. Brucie’s attempts at Indiana Jones-style whip wielding, reckless sword juggling and cheeky improvised humor leave many people wishing they weren’t so grown up. Prepare to be one of them. Saturday 19 April 1:00pm - Esplanade Hotel Pitch (Esplanade Reserve) 3:30pm - Nova 93.7 Pitch (1 South Tce) Sunday 20 April 2:30pm - The Monk Pitch (33 South Tce) 5:00pm - National Pitch (Cnr Market & High St) Monday 21 April Noon - Nova 93.7 Pitch (1 South Tce) 2:00pm - The Monk Pitch (33 South Tce)
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- 20 Apr 2014
- 21 Apr to 21 Aug 2014
Alakazam Millar Try it. Go on, just try to relax and unwind as you watch Alakazam tie himself up. You’ll laugh and squirm simultaneously as you witness freaky body contortions, sky-high feats of danger and twisted comedy. Alakazam counts Bruce Springsteen and Sting as fans. Don’t miss it! Saturday 19 April 1:00pm - National Hotel Pitch (cnr Market & High St)3:00pm - Esplanade Hotel Pitch (Esplanade Reserve) Sunday 20 April Noon - Esplanade Hotel Pitch (Esplanade Reserve)3:00pm - Walyalup Pitch (13 South Tce) Monday 21 April Noon - Fremantle Prison Pitch (1 The Terrace)2:00pm - National Hotel Pitch (cnr Market & High St)4:00pm - Fishing Boat Harbour Pitch (Mews Rd)
Leeroy Hart A strange man roams the crowd with an empty cage, an Amazing Performing Ferret called Trevor, and a mystery to solve. What follows is a mixture of slapstick-driven shock and hilarity. We can’t reveal any more, or Trevor’s life may be at risk! Saturday 19 April 3:00pm - Little Creatures Brewery (40 Mews Rd) 4:30pm - Harbour Master Alfresco (Cnr Marine Tce & Essex St) Sunday 20 April 4:00pm - Little Creatures Brewery (40 Mews Rd) Monday 21 April 1:00pm - Little Creatures Brewery (40 Mews Rd) 2:30pm - Harbour Master Alfresco (Cnr Marine Tce & Essex St)
A trio of exquisite mermaids have escaped the sea, now they're roving the streets with an accordion, double bass and playful spontaneity. Be careful! If these ladies steal your attention you'll struggle to get it back. Saturday 19 April 1:00pm - Harbour Master Alfresco (Cnr Marine Tce & Essex St)2:30pm - Norfolk Hotel (47 South Tce) Sunday 20 April 1:00pm - Harbour Master Alfresco (Cnr Marine Tce & Essex St)2:30pm - Norfolk Hotel (47 South Tce) Monday 21 April 1:00pm - Harbour Master Alfresco (Cnr Marine Tce & Essex St)2:30pm - Norfolk Hotel (47 South Tce)
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- 21 Apr 2014
- 21 Apr 2014
Wondering what you favourite street artist is like when they’re not in character? Track them down and get to know the personality behind the performance at the Festival Wrap Party, hosted at The Norfolk Hotel. Performers and the public alike are invited to mingle and enjoy live music from 5pm till late in this closing celebration.