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SKIN SIN: An Exhibition of Australian Tattoo History From the Unseen Collection of Ricky Luder

Skin Sin tells the history of tattooing skin in Fremantle, from convict times through to the 1980s. This history includes the illicit work done by prisoners of Fremantle Prison, such as well-known local tattoo artist Bobby Thornton. The exhibition is also a personal reflection on the art and cultural practice of tattooing by tattoo artist Ricky Luder. Skin Sin showcases unseen works from Ricky Luder’s private collection spanning almost 50 years of collecting. These include a rare suite of 1960s Australian tattoo flash from Cindy Ray, a piece of tattooed human skin, photographs and newspaper articles spanning the Australian tattoo…

Jug Band: Jumpin’ Thumpin’

Meet at the iconic National Hotel and join the Jook Joint Band for a session of old time jug band roots and toe tappin’ dancing blues, skiffle, ragtime and rockabilly music with a twist! In bygone eras, when times were tight and there was little money to spare, jug bands made music using home-made instruments from anything that could make a sound. Jook Joint Band incorporates a variety of instruments in this tradition, ranging from washboard, ukulele, kazoos, 6- & 12-string guitars, acoustic bass, stand up drums, harmonica and, of course, jug! The Jook Joint Band play tunes from these…

Angus & Julia Stone

Fresh from playing to full houses in the US and sold out tours in Europe and the UK, Angus & Julia Stone return home to Australia in 2018. Touring their latest album Snow, join the siblings for a night of their signature harmonies and ethereal song craft. They’ll be joined on the road by powerhouse Melbourne singer-songwriter Angie McMahon, with her bold vocals and beautiful guitar tones.

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Live and Local: 30 Years of Clancy’s Music

From the beer-fuelled folk of John Henry, the legendary 20-year Zydecat's residency, the likes of Paul Kelly and others popping in for a jam, constant paid support acts old and new, and the recently conceived Fremantle Folk Festival, Clancy's Fish Pub’s 30-year contribution to the Fremantle music scene cannot be understated. As part of Clancy’s Fish Pub’s 30th year celebrations we invite you to join musical friends old and new who have played a role in Clancy’s musical legacy. Headlined by the rootsy, soul sounds of the Family Band, featuring Lucky Oceans and son Toby Gosfield, Jim Fisher and son Tom,…

Little Comedy Lounge Saturdays at Creatures Nextdoor

The Little Comedy Lounge brings comedy to life every Saturday at Creatures Next Door! Come down and enjoy the finer things in life with some local comedy acts, delicious craft beer and a bite to eat. Get down early or stay late to enjoy the fabulous views over the Fremantle Harbour. **please note for any sold out shows there is a small allocation of tickets reserved for door sales (subject to availability). 18 + show For more information on our Live Comedy Saturdays, visit The Comedy Lounge. 

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PP Arnold

PP Arnold is a legend! The Los Angeles teenager, who became London’s First Lady of Soul after hitting town in 1966 with Ike & Tina Turner and coming to the attention of Mick Jagger, is still going strong. And she’s once again at the right place in the right time, as she has been so often in a that’s lasted over 50 years. Best known for her beautiful and classic mid-to-late ‘60s hits including “The First Cut Is The Deepest”, “(If You Think You’re) Groovy” and “Angel of the Morning”, as well as the power chorus of the Small Faces’…

Girls Auskick at East Freo Junior Footy CLub

East Fremantle Junior Football Club now have a girls only Auskick squads for Pre- Primary, Year 1 and Year 2 East Fremantle Oval Sunday Mornings (cnr Marmion & Moss St)Have fun, keep fit and learn Aussie Rules footy with your friends season starts: Sunday 6th May for more information contact Dave on djbell75@yahoo.com.au

About Festival Initiate: Fibre

Initiate VERB to introduce someone to a skill, subject, or activity and teach them about it. Festival Initiate: Fibre, proudly presenting a selection of local artists who manipulate and create, exploring the physicality, social and cultural heritage inherent in this medium. You are invited to garner a privileged insight into individual artists’ practice as they share histories, ideas and skills in a workshop and artist talk format.  Nationally recognised feature artist and Bathers Beach Art Precinct resident, Fiona Gavino will facilitate an open-access art installation, free for those who wish to learn the basketry technique of random weaving and contribute to…

Festival Initiate: Fibre

Initiate VERB to introduce someone to a skill, subject, or activity and teach them about it. Fibre; proudly presenting a selection of local artists who manipulate and create, exploring the physicality, social and cultural heritage inherent in this medium. You are invited to garner a privileged insight into individual artists’ practice as they share histories, ideas and skills in a workshop and artist talk format. Nationally recognised feature artist and Bathers Beach Art Precinct resident, Fiona Gavino will facilitate an open access installation, free for those who wish to learn the basketry technique of random weaving and contribute to this…

Fiona Gavino: Community Art Installation – Random Weaving

Drop in on Festival Initiate’s feature artist to learn the basketry technique of random weaving using cane. Contribute to this site-specific live art installation, situated within Bathers Beach Art Precinct, home to numerous artist studios, galleries and arts businesses including Fiona’s studio The Lab. Fiona Gavino is a nationally recognised fibre artist applying the potential of basket making materials and techniques to create sculpture and installation. With her Australian, Filipino, and Maori heritage, she’s been described as an intercultural artist working the traditional into the contemporary.   Open access, free and all ages (children must be assisted by an adult).  This…

Holly O’Meehan: Netting & Interlocking Fibres

A textile of open spaces, interlocking fibres knotted, fused or looped at junctions; netting is a versatile structure of varied properties and uses. Learn this technique to create diverse outcomes; from a suspended sculptural piece to a collapsible shopping bag. Holly O’Meehan is an emerging artist whose process heavy practice attempts to hero the handmade. Through the use of ancient craft techniques her work explores the laboured intervention of the maker within a contemporary art scene. Bookings essential. This is a Festival Initiate: Fibre event, part of Fremantle's Heritage Festival 2018. Initiate VERB to introduce someone to a skill, subject, or activity and teach…

Lea Taylor: Coiling & Basket Making

Learn the ancient and widespread craft of coiling and basketry utilising Lea’s uniquely coloured, hand-dyed, natural raffia. Be treated to three hours of culture and yarning with likeminded women and take home a beautifully handcrafted basket. Lea Taylor is a proud Wadandi/Minang/Koreng English yok of the Bibbulmun nation and an award winning Aboriginal weaver and artist. Taylor shares her culture through conversation and her art practice.  Cultural content appropriate for women only. Bookings essential. This is a Festival Initiate: Fibre event, part of Fremantle's Heritage Festival 2018. Initiate VERB to introduce someone to a skill, subject, or activity and teach them about it. In its…

Louise Snook: Felting 3D Forms

Contrary to woven fabrics of interlocking warp and weft, felt consists of matted fibres with no apparent order, bound by moisture and agitation. Learn this physical and rewarding process utilising wool fibres– design, felt and stuff a creature, object or toy. Louise Snook is a textile artist, passionate about assisting others tapping into their own creativity. A past President of WAFTA; she has extensive experience facilitating community-art projects and textile process workshops drawing on her broad skill base. Bookings essential. This is a Festival Initiate: Fibre event, part of Fremantle's Heritage Festival 2018. Initiate VERB to introduce someone to a skill, subject, or activity…

Open Studios and Galleries

Bathers Beach Art Precinct, located within the historic Arthur Head area of Fremantle is home to many artists and galleries. Visit resident artist, Fiona Gavino who will facilitate an open access installation, free for those who wish to learn the basketry technique of random weaving and contribute to this community artwork. Fiona’s work will respond to the site alongside her studio The Lab at 13 Mrs Trivett Place.  Pop into the art studios and galleries along Captains Lane and Mrs Trivett Place, downstairs to J Shed (where you may wish to pause for a coffee), then along the beachside pathway…

Sian Boucherd: String Making, Twining, Wrapping & Knotting

Learn the techniques of string making, twining, wrapping and knotting. Use these versatile processes to develop your weaving skills and discover how they can be applied to various media, with endless sculptural possibilities. Leaving her curatorial practice in London in 2012, Sian Boucherd’s focus has shifted to the studio. She employs natural fibres to create meticulously handcrafted vessels. Bouchard’s practice explores an interest in the ephemerality of the medium, implicit connections to nature and female lineage. Bookings essential. This is a Festival Initiate: Fibre event, part of Fremantle's Heritage Festival 2018. Initiate VERB to introduce someone to a skill, subject, or activity and teach…

Trudi Pollard: Shibori & Natural Indigo Dyeing

Shibori, an 8th century Japanese resist dyeing process whereby cloth is compressed, bound, stitched and/or folded to create unique patterns. Learn shibori techniques plus how to create and preserve an indigo fermenting vat using ingredients from your garden. Trudi Pollard is seen as a pioneer and foremost expert on WA’s natural dyes; working, studying, lecturing and teaching textile arts and ceramics for 30+ years. She is fascinated by the visual feast within our landscape and the geology and anthropology underpinning it. Bookings essential. This is a Festival Initiate: Fibre event, part of Fremantle's Heritage Festival 2018. Initiate VERB to introduce someone to a skill,…

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