Events & Festivals

Timezone Scavenger Hunt

Are you ready to be the next Sherlock Holmes? On Tuesday 2nd & Tuesday 30th January we have an awesome scavenger hunt inside our store with lots of prizes to be won!

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DADAA Public Print Day Go Big

Everyone is invited to watch the spectacle of large-format prints being printed with a steamroller. Prints will have been created during January in the Act-Belong-Commit Artist In Residence program with Geraldton-based artist Lizzy Robinson. We will set up from 8am outside the Old Boys School in Fremantle. Then, between about 10am and 4pm, on 31 January, the prints will come to life outside the Old Boys School. Large woodcuts will be printed in the morning with a series of smaller prints – from the community megaprint project – being printed twice in the afternoon. With a steamroller serving as the printing press, this will be quite a spectacle! This is a free public event suitable for the family.

Ladies of the Big Top | Fringe World

A tantalising night of gravity-defying aerial acts, amusing antics and unhinged interludes. Kaleido Company presents Perth's finest selection of babes, broads, and chicks with tricks in a cabaret-style aerial show. Expect the unexpected with many twists and turns along the way. These ladies are all kinds of strong, sexy and quirky, and at times a bizarre blend of all three. Premiering as a part of FRINGE WORLD Festival 2018 at the Circus WA Big Top, located in the heart of Fremantle at Princess May Park. You can catch these ladies every night from the 31st of January to the 3rd…

First Date the Musical

First Date the Musical presented by Grey Lantern Productions. Blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, and a casual drink at a busy bar turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. Manipulative exes, interfering family members, emotional baggage - will they make it through the dinner, and maybe, find the One? This full length musical with an awesome live band is a heart warming comedy winner!

WA Teaching and Learning Forum 2018

The Teaching and Learning Forum (TLF) is an annual conference, held in Perth, Western Australia. The inaugural Teaching and Learning Forum was held in 1992 and included the five Western Australian universities. Each year since then, the Forum has continued the tradition of bringing together educators from across the higher education sector to share, challenge and develop their ideas about teaching and learning. This event provides an inclusive space for people to explore and disseminate their Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). The TLF committee warmly welcomes everyone involved in higher education, from early career academics who may have recently started teaching to experienced researchers. The theme for 2018 is Student Futures. This Forum aims to include presentations that highlight and explore the student experience; past, present and future, with an emphasis on key knowledge, skills and applications that aim to enhance student learning and equip 21st-century graduates. Some topics may include, but are not limited to: Curriculum Assessment Flexible learning Employability Analytics Internationalisation and Global learning Students as partners

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…

Fish & Sips Seafood Festival 2018

Fish & Sips Festival celebrates this truly amazing part of Australia with its world class seafood, award winning wine and magical coastline. Join us on Port Beach in North Fremantle on February 2nd, 3rd & 4th for a flavour filled weekend in the West Australian sun. Sponsored by WA seafood giants KB Foods, we’re extremely excited to kick off the inaugural Fish & Sips Festival with only the freshest seafood in town. Enjoy local live music, wine tastings, seafood masterclasses, cooking demos and of course an enormous array of WA seafood with over 15 pop up restaurants and food trucks.

Streets by Brian Kirby

'STREETS' is a collection of abstract pictures by Brian KirbyThe exhibition features mixed media artworks based on street markings and graffiti, particularly linked to the roll out of the NBN across Australia.The exhibition opens on Friday 2nd February at 6pm at the Art of Freo Gallery and runs Wednesday - Sunday 11-4pm until February 11th.    

James Reyne ALL CRAWL

For nearly 40 years, James Reyne’s songs have provided the soundtrack to endless Australian summers, including “The Boys Light Up”, “Reckless”, “Beautiful People”, “Lakeside”, “Daughters Of The Northern Coast”, “Fall Of Rome”, “Hammerhead”, “Motor’s Too Fast” and “Slave”. That said… later in 2017 it will be ALL CRAWL! Due to UNBELIEVABLE public demand we’ll HAUL out the piano and wrap our delicate, sensitive psyche around “Hoochie Gucci Fiorucci Mama” and all the other CRAWL classics. James Reyne singing NOTHING BUT Australian Crawl, with possibly the best band on the planet bringing you all the songs you know and love. Look…

The Hair Bears | Fringe World

Join rising stars Adrian Alaberg & Umar in their debut stand up comedy split show for FRINGE WORLD 2018. These naturally funny-men are captivating storytellers, dual 2016 and 2017 RAW State Finalists (WA). Come witness these crowd favourites as they discuss Australian culture, religion and their dysfunctional immigrant families. This anticipated split show is a must see!

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Cameron McLaren Dardy McFly | Fringe World

Blurbs? Where we’re going we don’t need blurbs! After winning Best Comedy WA with 6056 in 2017 Cameron McLaren is Back to the Fringe with Dardy McFly - an aggressively optimistic look at the past, present and future, packed full of punchlines.

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Hands some Feet | Fringe World Festival

In the depths of the Finnish forest something stirs. Dry hands. Sweaty feet. Everything is this moment; there isn't a thing more fragile. Every step she's ever taken along that thin iron cable and the thousands of catches he has made to make this moment the now. "Hands some Feet" is as playful as it is serious. From the delicate to the downright ludicrous, Liisa and Jeromy come together on stage combing their specialised circus techniques of juggling and tight wire along with theatre, acrobatics, skipping rope and singing song. This exciting, fresh and richly filled contemporary circus show will knock you back and at times pull you forward to savour each and every detail.  2nd and 3rd Feb 2018  8:50pm  Circus WA Big Top  -Circus Big Top Tent, 92 Adelaide Street, Fremantle WA 6160  Tickets $15  Tickets at: www.fringeworld.com.au 

Bonfest Freo 2018

February 2018 marks the 38th Anniversary of the passing of rock legend, AC/DC lead vocalist and Fremantle local hero, Bon Scott. It is also the 10th anniversary of the Bon Scott Statue installation, made possible by the generous donations of Bon Scott fans worldwide. To mark the occasion, Bonfest Freo  – A Giant Dose of Rock ‘n’ Roll, will bring together musicians and music fans across the globe in a month long festival climaxing in a four-day weekend celebration of the musical legacy of Bon Scott. Taking place February 15 – 18, 2018 in beautiful Fremantle, Western Australia – the…

Adult Learn to Sail

Keelboat crewing course. 3 week course commencing Saturday 3rd February @ 8.30am. Limited places available. All welcome. No experience necessary. Contact us for a registration form. Ph 9339 8111

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Block Print Your Own Cushions with Ruby Talbot-Dunn

Are you interested in learning about textiles and how to print onto fabric? In this workshop, local textile designer Ruby will teach you how to carve printing blocks and use them to transfer your designs onto material. Exploring colour, pattern, layering and composition this workshop will be a fun introduction into the endless possibilities of textile block printing. You will leave with a set of two printed linen cushions which retail for $50, as well as the knowledge and confidence to work on more projects at home! * All tools, materials and morning tea will be provided * Bring: An…

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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.