Arts & Culture

Soukouss Internationale | Sunday Music

Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday throughout summer in Fremantle Arts Centre's idyllic Front Garden. Sunday 10 Dec: Soukouss Internationale (WA) bring gorgeous vocal melodies, pumping Congolese rhythms and scorching guitar to showcase authentic, energetic African music that’s sure to have the crowd dancing.

Christmas Pompomapalooza

Time to get your pompom on at Christmas Pompomapalooza! Get into the seasonal swing of things and learn how to make pompoms for decorations or gifts. Winding an endless ball of wool around a cardboard doughnut is NOT our idea of fun, so we will show you a much better way to bust those bad boys out! You will use the new and improved "Fluff Ball Weaver" specially sourced and imported for this class to pump out your pompoms pronto! After proliferating a plentiful pile, you will be shown how to transform your poms into Pinterest-worthy garlands. What you will…

Ear Candy Workshop

Got a passion for fashion?! Show off your style with some glam statement earrings designed and made by you! In this three hour class, you will learn basic jewellery making skills, including how to assemble hardware and decorative elements using pliers, jump rings and eye pins. You will also learn various techniques to make your own pom- poms and tassels out of yarn and leather: So NOW! You’ll be able to use your new skills to adorn future jewellery or craft projects. By the end of the workshop, you will walk away with one or two pairs of fresh and fabulous…

The East Pointers | Sunday Music

Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday throughout summer in Fremantle Arts Centre's idyllic Front Garden. Sunday 17 Dec: The East Pointers (CAN) are a talented young three-piece with a penchant for traditional Celtic sounds. Combining fiddles, banjo and guitar with honest lyrics about life’s joys and sorrows, The East Pointers’ tunes practically cartwheel in their wildly entertaining live shows.

Timothy Nelson | Sunday Music

Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday throughout summer in Fremantle Arts Centre's idyllic Front Garden. Sunday 24 Dec: Timothy Nelson (WA) has established himself as one of Perth’s premier songwriters over the past decade, deftly forging his own sound. Combining elements of power-pop, alt-country and classic rock, Nelson’s music is diverse, enigmatic, refreshingly rebellious and heavily introspective.  

Boom! Bap! Pow! | Sunday Music

Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday throughout summer in Fremantle Arts Centre's idyllic Front Garden. Sunday 31 Dec: Boom! Bap! Pow! (WA) are known for their energetic live shows combining pop, soul, funk and sass. Start your New Year’s celebrations early and enjoy singer Novac Bull’s velvety vocals and the band’s cheeky and playful sounds.

Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill | Fenians Festival

Supporting Acts: Kavisha Mazzella & John Reed Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill are two of the world’s leading artists in traditional Irish music. Their adventurous, soulful interpretations of traditional tunes are recognized all over the world for their exquisite musicality and irresistible rhythm. For over two decades, the Irish fiddler and American guitarist have performed at major concert halls and festivals around the globe.  Kavisha Mazzella: Aria award winner, songbird and folkloric explorer Kavisha's original song's lyrical ingredients include humour, poetry, social justice and the spiritual. She will take you on an uplifting boundary riding journey of well-crafted stories and…

Art Play Clay Tiny Studio

In this unstructured class you are free to explore art and making with clay at your own pace. A professional artist will be on standby to help if you get stuck. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 3 to 5 years old & their Parent / CarerDate: Wednesday January 10thTime: 1 Hour Art Play starts @ 10amFee: $15 (This fee covers all art supplies and entry for 1 adult & 1 child) USEFUL  INFORMATION This class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat.Adults stay and participate with their tiny artist.…

Art Play lay | Junior Studio

In this unstructured class you are free to explore art and making with clay at your own pace. A professional artist will be on standby to help if you get stuck. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: 6 to 9 years oldDate: Thursday January 11thTime: 1 Hour Art Play starts @ 10amFee: $15 (This fee covers all art supplies) USEFUL  INFORMATION This class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you have any special needs or…

Declan ORourke WA Maritime Museum | Fenians Festival

Supporting Acts: Fiona Rea  Declan O’Rourke is a highly successful Irish artist, acclaimed by his peers, and having achieved many plaudits with his five albums released to date. Declan’s soulful music, rooted in folk and trad, has attracted the praise of countless industry giants, including John Prine, and Paul Weller, among others. Fiona Rea has a passion for storytelling, connection and melody. Fiona’s songs are influenced by the Irish heritage and by a lifelong love of music and it's power to reach people beyond the isolation of circumstance. For Fiona, a song is a bridge between people, offering connection and embrace.

Lucky Oceans and the Gaelic Gumbo | Fenians Festival

"A fusion of Irish songs simmered in Louisiana Beats" Lucky Oceans is a double Grammy Award winning pedal steel guitarist and co-founder of Western Swing band Asleep at the Wheel. Lucky presented Australia's leading Radio National music show, The Planet, for 21 years.  Lucky will put together a great line up of musicians to play for you in the idyllic beach side "Kelp Bar" at Kidogo Arthouse as the sun goes down.

Declan ORourke | Fenians Festival

Support Acts: Robert Zielinski Trio. Declan O’Rourke is a highly successful Irish singer songwriter, acclaimed by his peers. Declan’s soulful music, rooted in folk and tradition, has attracted the praise of countless industry giants.  The Robert Zielinksi Trio, is a Perth based traditional Irish music trio performing lively jigs, reels, highlands, hornpipes, strathspeys, traditional and contemporary songs.

Aboriginart Indigenous Fine Art Gallery

Aboriginart specialises in ethically sourced indigenous paintings from the Central & Western Desert regions. These amazing contemporary pieces have been created by some of the most collectable artists in Australia today whose work has been extensively exhibited and collected both privately and publicly all over the world including many in the National Gallery in Canberra. These internationally revered artists include Kathleen Petyarre, Judy Watson Napangardi, Kudditji Kngwarreye, Mitjili Napurrula, Gloria Petyarre, and the late greats Minnie Pwerle, Dorothy Napangardi, Makinti Napanangka and Ningura Napurrula. We have a stunning range of diverse designs and sizes suitable for any domestic or corporate…

Army Museum of Western Australia

The Army Museum of WA has a collection that encompasses material from the pre-federation period through to the present day, covering both peace-time army units as well as the involvement of West Australians in all major conflicts and operations that Australia was engaged in throughout this period including the South African War, World War 1, World War 2, the Korean War, South Vietnam and the more recent operations such as East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan. The role of women's services in many of these major conflicts and operations is also integrated with the museum's displays covering these. Highly recommended as one…

Aromatic School for Aromatherapy

At Aromatic Notes, School for Aromatherapy. The mission is to further the education standards in all aspects of Aromatic Studies. Learn how to use Aromatherapy holistically & professionally! We offer education designed to give you a level of training so that you can confidently add the practice of Aromatic Medicine to your chosen speciality.

Art of Freo

Art of Freo has grown from a love of Fremantle and a desire to help boost public awareness of the many independent artists working within the greater Fremantle area.In the gallery we will feature art exhibitions and events from local artists and Fremantle based works of art.

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