Events & Festivals

Sunday Jazz Sessions at Creatures NextDoor

Wrap up your week with live jazz from 4:30-7:30 every Sunday at Creatures NextDoor. Enjoy our sharing styled menu, one of our beers and ciders or a great Aussie wine, put your feet up and soak up a sunset.  Located just around the corner from the brewery, Creatures NextDoor is a cosy, relaxed lounge with a little bit of spunk. It boasts some serious views of the Fishing Boat Harbour – a perfect location for sunsets.   Love your music?  We also host live local bands every Thursday from 6pm. Come join us for some eclectic beats, drinks, nibbles, and a great evening soaking up the best Fremantle…

The Ed Sheeran Effect

September Long Weekend, The Newport Hotel presents: The Ed Sheeran Effect Performed by ‘MED Sheeran’ Support DJ’s and party til late!

Next Gen Queens birthday

Queens birthday, public holiday Monday.NEXT GEN hosts the Long Wknd Festival South! Bass DJs / Festival attire welcome / Popcorn / Special guests Early open 10pm $5 Next Gen Shots$6 VB Cans$10 Vodka Red Bulls Free entry with password (10-11pm), $5 (11pm-12am), $10 thereafter.

September Telethon Holiday Makers Program

Our Telethon Holiday Makers Program caters to kids and young adults on the spectrum between the ages of 5 -18 years of age, tailoring support to low, moderate and high needs. The group is run by a range of professionals, such as teachers and support workers with autism experience. We have a variety of exciting new activities and excursions lined up for September 2017, such as technology, music, dance, zumba, art, a visit to WA Maritime Museum, Fremantle Prison, the Esplanade and more. For more information about the next school holiday program, call us on (08) 9431 2111 or email Program Coordinator, Trudi-Anne Gribble, at tgribble@autismwest.org.au. September Holiday Bookings close Sunday 17 September 2017, register now! Our holiday program benefits families by providing: Peace of mind knowing there are suitable and fitting holiday activities for children A safe and nurturing place for participants among like minded individuals Social interaction opportunities Quality time to spend with the remainder of the family New* Age Specific Groups New* Outings for high needs 10 – 18 Years The program runs from Monday to Friday, except on public holidays, and morning and afternoon tea are provided, however we ask that parents provide a packed lunch for the morning or full day session. For a detailed itinerary of activities, and to enrol in the program, complete and submit an Expression of Interest form.

Monday Meditations at May Street Larder

East Fremantle’s Dharmapala Kadampa Meditation Centre and May Street Larder present Monday Meditations, a mindful combination that provides meditation followed by a healthy lunch that will help you start your week off right with peacefulness and serenity.  Kicking off on Monday the 18th of September, you will be offered an hour of beginner’s meditation at Dharmapala Kadampa Meditation Centre, where you will learn how to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, followed by a delicious vegetarian or vegan lunch packed full of flavour and goodness, with optional tea and coffee at May Street Larder located just across…

Tom Walsh Band

Tenor saxophone titans Joe Henderson, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley, Walter Smith and Ben Wendel are some of the legends responsible for influencing Tom Walsh's Trio. Lead by emerging saxophonist, Tom Walsh, the Trio performs an exciting blend of swinging jazz standards and modern grooves with exuberance and finesse. Naturally, the trio line-up brings together some of the best WA talent, Giane Hladin on drums and Austin Salisbury on Keys. 

Transform your public speaking confidence

One of the best ways to build your confidence is to do public speaking.  One of the best ways to start your public speaking journey is by joining Fremantle Quaynote Toastmasters. We meet every Monday evening from 6 pm - 7.30 pm at the Fremantle Bowls Club, with supper to follow. Come to your first meeting for free to find out what it's all about.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/242039039618528/

Wide Open Mic night

Open Mic Night, talked about in all languages & countries of the world, the one & only Wide Open Mic! As this is the premier Open Mic Night the schedule books up in advance. To play, there’s two requirements, first you must email Tash Shanks via mojosopenmic@gmail.com. Secondly, once you’ve secured a gig, you must invite everyone you ever met to see your Mojos Bar performance! Venue open from 5pm. Live music starts at 8pm. Entry is free!

School Holiday Escape Tours

Fremantle Prison is WA’s only World Heritage listed building and one of the State’s premier tourist attractions. So why not take the kids? They are guaranteed to have fun while learning about this amazing site. The kids Escape! Tour is an exclusive tour for children aged 5 to 12 years old. These special tours cost $11.50 and are running on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the September/October school holidays. Children will visit the sites of numerous dramatic escapes through the Prison’s history. Along the way their Tour Guide will tell a number of tales of daring, desperate and dangerous escapes from Fremantle…

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…

Electronics Coding 7-10 years old class

STEM Learning - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics - using a Raspberry Pi SBC (single-board computer) to gain a basic understanding of ‘Physical Computing'. Physical Computing means building interactive physical systems by the use of software and hardware that can sense and respond to the real world. Gizmo Cats identify computer components, learn programing concepts using Scratch API (Application Programming Interface) with Raspberry Pi GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output), Collaborate as a team to develop a video game with external controls (own imagination or sample project). Four (4) consecutive days of classes (Tue-Fri during School Holidays). For ages 7-10. Pre-requests: None. {Optional: bring your own USB memory stick to for own back-ups; purchase a Raspberry Pi single-board computer -  not required} Objective: To Have Fun! Develop an appreciation for creativity, reasoning, problem solving and collaboration. Understanding basic concepts of electronic circuits and input/outputs to/from a SBC. Learn by doing fun hands-on physical computing activities to understand our human relationship to the digital world. We're located just 3 blocks from train station, next to National Hotel, upstairs.

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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Events and festivals

Fremantle has a legendary festival and events scene that stretches across the whole spectrum of music, arts, heritage, food and entertainment from the fantastic Fremantle International Street Arts Festival, St. Jerome's Laneway Festival and the biennial Sculptures @ Bathers. Plan your next visit to Fremantle by checking out what’s on in Freo today. And don’t forget to look at our eat and drink listings to find a great spot for dinner or a drink when you’re here.