Events & Festivals


Eight years since they last toured Oz, London legends Madness are set to make a very welcome return, touring in celebration of their latest studio album Can’t Touch Us Now. Nothing quite compares to the six-piece ska ensemble from Camden Town, London’s punk capital. Madness seamlessly swings from one iconic hook to the next captivating melody, the kick drum vigorously chasing the darting brass section across their trailblazing catalogue of hits. These lively lads will showcase tracks from Can’t Touch Us Now, as well as iconic hits such as Our House, Baggy Trousers and It Must Be Love. Fremantle Arts…


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Nature Club | Night Stalk

Bring your torch and join us for a wild time at Bibra Lake. Who will spot the most frogs and nocturnal creatures with our Nature Specialist Teori? Includes a take-home art pack.For students aged 5 to 12 (Adults stay and join in the class). This class is for children and the parent/carer to participate in together.This class is 90 minutes long. *If it is raining wear a raincoat and your wellies. We love the rain!*Our meeting point will be emailed with your booking confirmation.

Beginner Yoga Course

One class a week for six consecutive weeks. This course focuses on introducing the foundations of your yoga practice in a safe and nurturing environment. Suitable for all levels of ability and body types. To secure your place for $99, please visit our website.

Art Camp | Snowy Seniors

Make Cool Art in a morning jam packed with art and science adventures! Art Camp is a fun way to explore creative ideas and build art skills with friends. Sculpt a giant igloo, paint with ice, draw awesome arctic animals.For students aged 9 to 12This class is three hours long.

Enchanted High Tea

If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a BIG surprise... an Enchanted High Tea in Fremantle!  Back by popular demand, The Harbour Master restaurant and the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges present a very special school holiday event that will delight your little ones from start to finish.  On Tuesday, 11 April 2017 there will be two sessions to choose from: 10am or 2pm, with each running for about 1.5 hours. Tickets are $30 per person, for both adults and children.  After the delicious kid-friendly high tea food has been eaten, we'll be joined by some very…


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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 $11.00 and are running on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the April 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…

2017 Larder Series with Executive Chef Scott Bridger

Discover and learn the secrets behind our favourite larder items with Scott Bridger, Executive Chef of May Street Larder and Bib & Tucker.  Take part in an exclusive small group workshop series and learn tricks of the trade to create your own delicious home larder. Each class will feature a different focus with Scott leading the group through the techniques behind some of his favourite recipes. TOMATOES | 14th March 2017 Learn how to make pasta the traditional way! Also includes ketchup, preserving and drying tomatoes and taking home your own goodies. Includes dinner, which consists of fresh pasta made…

Life Drawing People

Build your drawing skills and learn new techniques with friends. Practice your anatomical drawing with a live model. For students aged 11 to 16. This is a 2 hour class.

Nature Club | April Holidays

Nature Club – Bees & Backyard BugsWednesday April 12 @ 3.30pmLearn how to encourage friendly bugs to visit your back yard, and make some cool insect art.For students aged 6 to 1160 minutes Nature Club – SnakesThursday April 13 @ 3.30pmMeet pythons and create sensational snake art.For students aged 6 to 1160 minutes Nature Club – Marsupials & MammalsWednesday April 19 @ 3.30pmLook at preserved specimens, learn about our furry friends and make magnificent marsupial art.For students aged 6 to 1160 minutes Nature Club – Skeletons & BonesThursday April 20 @ 3.30pmInvestigate bones, learn about skeletons and make brilliant bone…

Harvey Sutherland

Velour-funk technicians Harvey Sutherland and Bermuda bring their acclaimed live show around Australia and New Zealand in support of a new EP “Expectations”. The second release for Sutherland’s own Clarity Recordings brings his Bermuda project into sharp focus - six tracks spanning Harvey’s influences from the West Coast to West End Records. The new EP comes after last year’s double-A side “Priestess/Bravado”, which received critical praise from The Guardian and Resident Advisor and support from dance luminaries The Black Madonna, Red Greg and Prins Thomas. Sharing the name of his breakout 12”, Bermuda is Harvey Sutherland’s live band - a…

Disc Golf Open Day

What is Disc Golf? Well come along and find out at the Disc Golf Open Day. All equipment will be provided and you may even be lucky enough to win your own! There will be putting games, hole in one challenges plus workshops so that you can learn all about the game and brush up on your technique. 

Animal Portraits

Bring photos of your pets and favourite animals and learn how to create two amazing portraits. One using ink and another using collage techniques. For students aged 5 to 8. This is a 2 hour class.

Junior Fishing Clinic

Join one of Recfishwest’s popular and free SunSmart fishing clinics at the WA Maritime Museum. Participants will learn how to be SunSmart while learning some fishing basics like casting and fish handling, as well as how to fish sustainably and look after their fishing environment.All participants must be directly supervised by a parent or guardian. Fishing rods and equipment will be supplied. Ages 8 - 14.    

Vipers Dream

Roaming the venues of Perth, Viper’s Dream offer an eclectic mix of acoustic music from around the globe. From a dimly lit Parisian cafe to a gypsy campsite jamboree, through to a Brazilian beach bossa-nova then back through a jazz club in down town New York, Viper’s Dream will take you on a musical journey that will delight and excite. Featuring Geoff Harold on double bass and the combined talents of Lachlan Gear and Aaron Deacon on guitar , the trio is available for functions, weddings, parties, anything!


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2017 Larder Series with Scott Bridger

Discover and learn the secrets behind our favourite larder items with Scott Bridger, Executive Chef of May Street Larder and Bib & Tucker. Take part in an exclusive small group workshop series and learn tricks of the trade to create your own delicious home larder. Each class will feature a different focus with Scott leading the group through the techniques behind some of his favourite recipes. CHILLIES  | 13th April 2017 Prepare various chilli dishes – pickle, dry and ferment, siracha and chilli jam. Learn the correct technique for growing and preserving chilli as well as taking home your very own spicy goods. COOKING FOR KIDS | 16th May 2017 Discover the healthy ways to get kids eating and enjoying their food. Includes recipes, cooking tips, demonstrations and secret food hints to get the kids eating healthy without them knowing! SMOKING + CURING | 13th June 2017 Learn the craft of curing your own fish and meats and techniques on cold and hot smoking at home. FERMENTED FOODS | 11th July 2017 This healthy and hands on workshop will give you all the skills to make your own kimchi, krouts and fermented vegetables at home JAMS, MARMALADES + PRESERVES | 15th August 2017 Master the art of making jams, relishes and marmalades! This includes bottling, sterilising jars and preserving seasonal goods. You will take home a range of jarred goods and the knowledge to make the best goodies that your family will love. KOMBUCHA + PROBIOTIC DRINKS | 5th September 2017 Everything you need to know to make your own kombucha and fermented drinks at home. Take them home and gain the skills and knowledge that you need to get started for gut healthy living. BOOKINGS: Tickets $120 per class (or book all seven classes for $750 and save $13 per class!) Book your place by emailing or calling (08) 6161 0371. Spots are strictly limited!

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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.