Kick off your Easter long weekend with a night of ‘Ska and British Music’ at the Fly by Night. Featuring little Pedro, Dillip n the Davs and DJ Upfront Ska and British Music Events are coming to Fremantle’s premier music venue with their show featuring two headline acts; Fremantle Ska band ‘Little Pedro’ and local music favourites ‘Dilip n the Davs’ playing a night of SKA and British music to get you Skankin the night away. On the decks for the night will be eye candy RTR’s DJ Upfront (AKA Ian Davies) who will be pumping out tunes from Prince Buster,…
Events & Festivals
Cirquepop is the space where explosive contemporary popculture meets muscular circus manipulations. Experience live music, aerials, acrobatics, contortion and extreme hooping, all from Fremantle’s home-grown youth talent - the Sliders.Directed by Ross Vegas. Asst Director Rachel Collier. Circus WA, Fremantle. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
This Latin lothario has wooed audiences all over the world with his mix of complex juggling tricks and universal sex appeal, fuelled by the arena-rocking anthems of his favourite supergroup, Queen. Expert in both circus artistry and comedy, Mario comes brimming with unbridled passion – you’ll laugh till you swoon. USA. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
The Bacul family prepare their tasty cuts...but there’s not a joint of meat in sight. These strange Belgian Butchers will try to sell you their morbid merchandise using some very off-the-wall techniques – buyers beware. Served fresh from their mobile food van, this deliciously dark sideshow comedy is not for the feint-hearted. *Parental guidance recommended Pikzpalace, Belgium. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
For thousands of years humans have been developing the art of seduction, but plants have been doing this for millions! Romantic Botanic is an interactive, profound and hilarious look into the plant realm and its relationship with us that blends ancient plant lore, modern botanical science and local environmental knowledge on a charming tour through Fremantle. The Miraculous Theatre Company, United Kingdom. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
He’s been described as a beast on the dance floor and now Snap Boogie brings his high energy, take no prisoners style of multi-disciplinary dance to the streets of Freo. After blowing the minds of both the audience and judges on America’s Got Talent, catch him live before his dreams of a hit Broadway show come true. Rodrigues Entertainment, USA. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
Using classic Dutch bicycles, antique sewing machines and some borrowed people power, these handy ladies will upcycle your clothes in the most imaginative and beautiful ways. Hand in a piece of clothing to be transformed into a work of art right before your eyes or sit back and enjoy the show. The Mobile Sewing Company, Netherlands. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
When a Guiness World record world holding former unicycle world champion joins forces with an acrobatic clown, they make a double act like no other! Witty Look’s high-energy, awardwinning show has toured the world and now it’s Freo’s turn to revel in the cartoon comedy. Japan. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
They came from the not-so-distant past and see the present-day world through somewhat different eyes. They are obsessed with orderliness, trying to tidy up the city, its citizens, and every single thing that they see. They surprise passers-by with their funny behaviour, provoke and make them laugh by creating absurd and surreal situations. Adrian Schvarzstein, Spain/Lithuania. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
Take one award winning clown, sprinkle on some magic, then add some eccentric dancing, a water skiing cow and a large remote-control rubber duck and you have the perfect recipe for guaranteed giggles. Fresh from the worldwide success of his Boxing show, Fraser Hooper ventures into the great outdoors with another glorious conconction of ridiculous routines. *Audio Description is available for the performace on Sunday 16 April at noon. For more info click here. New Zealand Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
Acrobatics, juggling, fire or a crazy act of daring you’ve never seen before? This one-of-a-kind performance is a game of chance where the roll of a dice determines which acts will be part of the show. Internationally renowned for their versatility and relentless energy, these performers give you the power to decide, What’s Next? Quator Stomp, Canada. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
Chris Lynam is renowned for many things, but mainly for bringing his brand of crazed humour to bear on unsuspecting audiences. Any one show may include pyrotechnics, acrobatics, outlandish operatic and orchestral overtures, and anything else which may spring to Mr Lynam's unnecessarily large and vivid imagination. United Kingdom Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
High voltage circus skills meet witty comedy as Johan presents a steamroller of a show that gets straight to the point. Delivered with a charming twinkle in his eye, johan will leave you gasping for air and picking your jaw up off the floor. Sweden Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
The birth of Maria's baby is dangerously imminent and her father, the Don, is not happy. She needs a husband, a bridesmaid, a priest, a congregation, perhaps even a surgeon. The public will help. It's an offer they can't refuse. Cocoloco Acts, United Kingdom. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
After many journeys, many moons and many celebrations, the Chipolatas bring their unique brand of entertainment back to their favourite place...Fremantle. Mixing music, circus, theatre, spoken word, breakbeats and ballads, The Chipolatas will leave you feeling better about yourself than you already did... a show not to be missed! The Chipolatas, United Kingdom/Australia. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
WAHonk! Fest is a street band spectacle featuring alternative community bands from across the nation. It is a parade, a party and a raucous celebration. Energetic, irreverent and with a do-it-yourself approach to instrumentation and attire, Honk bands perform to celebrate; to proclaim; some play for peace; some for activist causes; for community spirit; and all of them play to have fun. They take their musical inspiration from Mardi Gras and Carnival, and from street music gatherings across Europe and South America. Australia. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
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.