Arts & Culture

DSLR Photography Classes

We run photography classes on Sunday afternoons, if you are interested please call and make a booking. We offer half day workshops from 1-5pm, which include catering, photography theory and a practical walkabout tour in Fremantle. Bring your own DLSR Camera and tripod (also a spare battery and card if necessary).  We do have a special: a person without a camera can join in for free, catering for these additional people is $12 per head.

Steamsub Going Ballistic

Develop your physics concepts and construction skills with our ancient Roman naval missile weapon in the ballista workshop! This crossbow of the high seas was built to sling missiles at enemy ships. Join us in making your own miniature ballista to take home. How did the ancient Romans build one of the biggest empires Earth has ever seen? Thanks to their amazing inventions and supreme army!  Come and discover how Roman innovations in military weaponry and tactics forever changed our world.   *Note: This workshop requires construction skills, techniques and equipment that are not suitable for younger children. Cost - $10…

CircusWA Progressive Workshops

Have you ever wanted to run away and join the circus? Now is the time to run away with CircusWA. Join our 3 day progressive workshop, where you will learn circus skills and get to showcase them at the end of the 3 days.  School holiday progressive workshops: 5 - 7 years Old 1:00pm to 3:00pm Tuesday 26th - Thursday 28th September 2017  

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Creative Junior Photography Workshop

Back by popular demand! Get creative with a hands-on photography workshop, presented by Kingsley Klau. Kingsley became an AIPP Accredited Photographer in 2005 and is an experienced photography teacher. In this workshop learn how to capture engaging images using your camera, tablet or smartphone. $15 per child, includes photography workshop and *child’s ticket to the  Escape from Pompeii exhibition.Ages - 8 – 14 years (participants must be accompanied by an adult)                    

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The Gaslight Club

Fly By Night presents Freo’s newest Blues Club ‘for people with open minds’- The Gaslight Club! Named in honour of one of the most important venues in Perth in the 60s! Each and every Wednesday will be a new line up of blues artists, and when we say blues it includes African, Fado, Rembetika, Soul, Funk, Jazz etc... this will not be a club for purists! In an intimate and unique setting at the new Fly By Night Musicians Club in the Fly Trap, under the main stage at Victoria Hall. Check the website or Facebook for more details.

Arcadia an Exhibition of New Works by Nyree Taylor

Piawaning artist Nyree Taylor is drawing from the simplicity of her surrounds and taking pause from the on trend world of social media. Her exhibition, an exploration of works on pastoral simplicity and happiness, is on at Kidogo Arthouse, Fremantle from 28 Sep to 4 Oct 2017. www.furthermore.com.au  @furthermore_art

Pizza Perfetto by WA Maritime Museum & Pizza Bella Roma

Come and learn the secrets of making ‘pizza perfetto’ (perfect pizza), with expert chefs from Fremantle’s Pizza Bella Roma restaurant. Just like their imaginative ancestors who used ideas from other countries to make their boats mightier, Italians used their imagination and accepted new ideas (like tomatoes and peppers) and made them a cornerstone of Italian cooking! This workshop will have you getting your hands fit, flouring and punching dough with the best of them! *All children must have an accompanying adult guardian for this workshop. Adult exhibition entry fees apply Pizza making workshops are presented in partnership with Pizza Bella…

Next Level Crochet Amigurimi

Have you caught the crochet bug? Mastered the granny square and are now looking for your next crochet challenge? If you have been oooooing and ahhhhhing over the cute Amigurumi creations all over Pinterest but aren’t sure where to start solo, then this is the workshop for you!In this three hour class you will learn all the skills needed to create your very own Amigurumi frog and how to follow any Amigurumi patterns that you come across in the future! The Amigurumi world is your oyster! So kawaii!Students will need to already have a basic level of crochet skills, but…

Pompeii After Dark Italian-inspired Night

Be amongst the first visitors to see the WA Museum Museum's exhibition spaces transformed into an after-dark playground. The lights are low, the bar is open, the music is playing...and a delicious antipasto platter is waiting for you on your arrival. Experience the Escape from Pompeii: the untold Roman rescue exhibition and explore the history, art and culture! Tickets are amazing value at just $25 (includes Museum and exhibition entry, antipasto platter, and entertainment). A cash bar will be available on the night. Space is limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

Romans vs The Pirates | Historical combat spectacle

Step back into ancient times with The Grey Company for a lively and fantastic encounter! A local unit of Roman soldiers face-off against the ruthless band of pirates that have been threatening the Empire’s supply ships on the seas near Pompeii. Who will triumph in this clash of forces? The Grey Company specialise in historical combat spectacle and re-enactment. They are bringing their unique kind of family-friendly demonstrations to the WA Maritime Museum for the start of the Escape from Pompeii: The Untold Roman Rescue season. Come and join us to explore the wonders of ancient Roman military techniques and…

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Maker Studio - Family Art Class

A monthly class where we make cool stuff using unusual art supplies. ​Grown ups and kids work together to make awesome art. Pom Pom Party - Sat August 26th Origami Overload - Sat September 30th Polymer Clay Coolness - Sat October 28th CLASS INFORMATION 90 minute workshops @ 1pm to 2.30pm For students in Year 1 to 7 (Adults stay and take part.)For students interested in making, experimenting, building and imagining. FEE: $30 per class This fee covers all art supplies and tuition. * Adults stay and take part.** Please feel free to bring a snack and a drink.

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Electric violinist Rupert Guenther presents Cosmology

The music performance of new work “Cosmology” by electric violinist Rupert Guenther takes us on an epic journey in space and time, to discover that we are not here on earth looking up, with all these stars and galaxies “out there” above us - rather that we and our planet and solar system are just shining specs in vast space just as all the other star systems are. We are ourselves “out there”, and are very much a part of “out there”. Using traditional and extended playing techniques on both acoustic and electric instruments and live electronic looping, Rupert Guenther…

Art and Food by the Season

Experience the magic of watching an artist create a painting using colours of the season, while enjoying a lunch menu which draws inspiration from seasonal colours and produce, and is prepared specifically for you. The event is held in the artist’s home (which is also her Gallery) in the vibrant City of Fremantle.  Numbers are kept intentionally small (no more than six) to encourage participation and enhance the experience. Andriana and Gina met 25 years ago and knew that one day they would collaborate and combine their shared passions of art and food.  Finally that time has come and they…

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Holiday Kids Art Classes

Are you stuck for something fun to do during the holidays? Sign up now for a Creative Kids Art Club holiday workshop. On Monday October 2 you can create a Mandala artwork on fabric, a personalised artwork incorporating all of the things your child loves! All materials provided. (7 to 12 yrs) To see our full program or to book online visit www.creativekidsartclub.com.au.

5000 Poppies Project

2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the First World War. As part of commemorating this, the Australian War Memorial will be creating a stunning large scale installation of 60, 000 hand made poppies, carpeting the grounds for Remembrance Day. Each poppy will represent one life lost in World War I. Online group 5000 Poppies is leading the charge and has put a call out to skilled knitters and crocheters. We would like to help them to their goals! They currently have around 18,000- 20,000 already made but there is still a long way to go! A second project is planned…

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David Giles Freedom School Painting Workshops

Do you dream of being an artist? Or just want to have fun painting? Join award-winning artist David Giles for his monthly one day painting workshops at Studio 11 in Fremantle. The workshops, held in a lovely cottage with courtyard/garden setting, run from 11am - 4pm on a Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday each month. You choose which day/s to attend. Suitable all levels, including complete beginner Focus on personal expression and connecting with your inner creative self Includes demonstration by David Giles​​ VENUE: Studio Eleven, 11 Captains Lane, Fremantle DATES: 7,8,9 or 10 September; 5,6,7 or 8 October; 2,3,4 or 5 November and 7,8, 9 or 10 December. TIME:…

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