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Have a Yarn

Sometimes getting together with some likeminded crafters is just what you need! Join us on the first Wednesday of each month and "Have a Yarn". Bring your own crochet project and enjoy the company, refreshments and banter in our beautiful seaside location. If you are stuck on something, Cass and Maddy (aka Coral and Cactus, our resident crochet experts) will be there to help you get unstuck.  This is a not for profit, community-based class. We are aiming to get together a gaggle of regulars for a giggle. The aim is to build an inclusive crafting group and participate in…

Beer School at Creatures NextDoor

Spend an evening with the Creatures crew learning all things beer. How it’s made, what ingredients go into it and the awesome flavours you can explore.  Guided by one of our chief hop heads you’ll get to taste malt, smell hops, watch a brew being made, try our range of beers and most importantly, have a great time. Class runs on the first Wednesday of the month and is $20pp. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite or by emailing  What: Beer School at Creatures NextDoor When: First Wednesday of every month, 6:30pm-8:30pm Where: Creatures Nextdoor, 42 Mews Road (around the corner…


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GMG Gillian Moorman Group

GMG is a sophisticated mix of jazz, blues and soul.  Taking jazz standards and pop classics from Billie Holiday to Steely Dan and adding a contemporary and original flavour.  Joining Gillian Moorman on vocals, Alex Borthwick (guitar), Manoli Vouyoucalos (bass) and Pete Evans (drums) are all exceptionally talented regulars on the Perth music scene and bring together an exciting mix of jazz, funk and blues influences taking you on a journey from a New York speakeasy to an an intimate jazz club in New Orleans.  Watch an authentic musical connection happen when these four people play the music they love…


Local artists set to exhibit their love of plants ​in Fremantle.  Artists Alina Tang, Samantha Hughes, Elaine Bradley, Jackie Masters, Jacek Gonsalves, Janine Lee, Natasha Lea, Marinella Piccirillo, Danica Wichtermann and Natalie Acton are launching and exciting new exhibition at the Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery in Fremantle on Friday the 6th of April. Bringing together different artistic representations of plant life in contemporary art, BOTANICA will investigate the relationship between humans and plants. Also taking inspiration from the often overlooked intricate details of plant life, the artists will present work in a range skilled media to interpret the theme. Artwork will…

Beanies for Winter

Winter is coming! The weather boffins say it's going to be a cold one too! The science boffins say that 70% of your body heat is lost through your head. That being said, here is your opportunity to prepare for chilly times ahead ("a head" ?!) and learn to crochet a gorgeous hand made beanie and pom pom with our favourite crochet babes Coral and Cactus. The design is simple and once you learn, you will be able to keep warming heads and hearts until Spring kicks in! Depending on your level of crochet experience, you may not completely finish…

Revealed WA Aboriginal Art Market

Aboriginal art centres and independent Aboriginal artists from across the state will be selling original, affordable works at the Revealed WA Aboriginal Art Market. This once-a-year opportunity to buy art directly from emerging and established Aboriginal artists has become a firm favourite on the FAC calendar and definitely not to be missed. Bringing together artists from all over WA, with works starting from $50 and all profits from sales returning to the makers and art centres, this is a great chance to purchase quality new artworks. Browse a range of craft and artworks, including paintings, textiles, woven items, artefacts, clothing,…

Nyoongar Weaving Workshop April

Lea Taylor is an award winning Nyoongar weaver and artist from the Wadandi/Minang nations of South West Western Australia. Lea was taught basic basket weaving by noted Aboriginal artist Sharyn Egan, and now works full-time as an artist and weaver, working with Aboriginal youth in schools and youth groups, along with running workshops in art centres and independently throughout W.A. In Lea’s workshops she uses a variety of natural materials, including natural raffia, hand dyed raffia, which she dyes herself using both natural and commercial dyes, natural string (Jute), paper raffia hay and foraged bush materials. All basic materials are supplied This class is suitable for individuals aged 13 and up. Please arrive 10 minutes before the class starts. Due to the intricate starting process of weaving, late comers will not be permitted to join a class that has already begun. Saturdays from 12pm - 3pm ***No class on Saturday 28th April*** #WACC Book at eventbrite or more information, call (08) 9432 9999or email Celebrating Nyoongar culture in Fremantle 

Bobby Alu 'Move' Tour

Byron Bay based 'tropical ambassador', singer, ukulele strummer and drummer Bobby Alu is back with the single ‘Move’, his first release since 2015’s Bay Sessions EP. Featuring snappy log drum rhythms inspired by a strong family lineage of Polynesian musicians, island-time ukulele and smooth harmonies dressed up in tight equatorial folk stylings, 'Move' is a musical directive. Having dedicated his world-class percussion skills to touring internationally with Xavier Rudd over the past five years, it was time for Bobby Alu to chart its own dedicated course again. Back in the studio this year with long-time producer, collaborator and touring buddy…

Woven Wall Hanging for Beginners

Come and learn the skills to create a beautiful hand- woven wall- hanging for your home with Danielle Stewart of Midnight Weave Co. Have fun playing with colour and texture while enjoying the creative and mindful process of weaving! In this 4 hour beginner's weaving workshop, you will learn how to warp a frame loom, various simple weaving stitches and helpful tips to create your piece, plus how to finish off and hang your woven wall hanging.Danielle teaches this workshop using her own designed weaving loom and tools, and supplies a gorgeous array of high quality yarns and roving to…

Leeuwin Youth Explorer 1808

The Leeuwin Youth Explorer voyages are the greatest tall ship adventure for youth. This week-long voyage departs from Fremantle and arrives into Geraldton this April!  Our voyages enable you to surround yourself with active new friends, develop skills for the workplace and to test your personal limits. A day on board We run a working ship, so during the voyage you will be part of a whole heap of hands-on activities, from: - Navigating the ship and taking the helm - Setting and furling the sails - Climbing the masts and working aloft - Standing watch while sailing through the night Weather conditions, watch…

Room Escapes at Escape Hunt

Come and attempt a world famous room escapes at The Escape Hunt in Fremantle. Bring family and friends with you and see if you can escape! You'll only have an hour and you'll need a team of 2-6 people.  To receive 15% discount on booking made during the school holidays use code SH15 at checkout.

The Writer's Block (Songwriter's Showcase)

The Fremantle Writer's Block is a monthly singer-songwriter showcase proudly supported by Clancy's. With six artists from Fremantle and beyond performing in a round robin style, it's a whole night full of great song's plus some impromptu collaboration. Follow the Facebook page to check out this month's lineup. 

April School Holidays at Rolloways

We offer school holidays sessions, which run every day of the week from Monday to Friday. We have three sessions per day, which are 10 am to 12 pm, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm. During the week end we have on both Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 11 am a learn to skate lesson. Then we have our normal sessions which from 11 am to 1 pm, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm and 4 pm to 6 pm. In the evening of Friday and Saturday we have a family fun filled session…


Join in the free fun word trail that takes you in and around Freo.  Be in the draw to win great prizes valued at over $800 and enjoy the extra kids activities.  Download or pick up your #Freo_Babble map from any of the participating businesses listed below. Visit our businesses with a music sticker on their window to solve the mystery “song title”. You could be in the running for a $500 Shopping Spree or other great prizes. Terms & Conditions apply. Be sure to stop at Market St Piazza to enjoy playing the giant games including Babble, Jenga, Dominos, chalk and bubbles each weekday from 11am – 3pm.  Share your adventures with us on social media #Freo_Babble and #fremantlestory Participating Businesses (#Freo_Babble hunt stops) Fremantle Prison A Maize Homewares Escape Hunt The Pickled Fairy Sara's Lolly Shop The Grumpy Sailor Wear 2 Fremantle Opals Parlapa Oxfam Jacksons Drawing Supplies Fremantle Barber Co Boost Juice Spec Savers Rabblemaster Games Milk Belly Gelatissimo The Blue Budha Margaret River Hemp Co Stay Lucky Archive Home The Home Provedore Mini Marche Reeds OPSM San Churros Jim Kidds Istanbul Turkish Restaurant Gabriels Chocolate Chart & Map Shop Cos Baby Anjel MS New Edition Bookshop Paperbird Cicerellos Bathers Beach House WA Shipwrecks Museum The Round House WA Maritime Museum Any queries regarding #Freo_Babble contact Fremantle BID, 9430 6504 or

Tom Vickers and the Extraordinary Adventure

Lace up your shoes and prepare to embark on an extraordinary adventure! The WA Museum and Spare Parts Puppet Theatre present you the world premiere of Tom Vickers and the Extraordinary Adventure of his Missing Sock. You can expect hands-on fun as you are taken through a sensory feast of sights, sounds, tastes, and smells. Adventurers will follow a trail through public and private spaces within the Museum and be transported around the world with this unique experience. At the heart of the work is an invitation to consider how small acts of kindness can have a great impact over time…

Kids Cruise FREE these School Holidays

For every full paying adult fare, you receive 1 child fare free of charge. (Excluding Government Admission Fee) Quote 'KIDSAPR18' at time of booking. Valid for travel between 14/04/2018 - 29/04/2018 Terms and conditions:- Valid for new bookings only- Valid for online, phone or email enquiry bookings- Travel can be one way or return- Not valid with any other special offer/promotion- Booking must be made direct and paid directly to SeaLink Rottnest Island- Offer is subject to availability at time of booking

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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.