Events & Festivals

Summer Launch Party

Coast Port Beach is celebrating the return of sunny skies with its first Summer Launch Party on Saturday, October 7th. This is one party you will not want to miss with special guest DJ Colour Castle, free drinks on arrival and delicious canapes from our new Summer menu. This is a Coast MEMBER ONLY party, but don't worry there is still plenty of time to sign up and get your VIP invite...Dress to impress, grab your sunnies and we will see you at the beach!

Saskwatch

Melbourne’s Saskwatch have had an epic year, from deciding to release their album independently as well as stepping into their own producing chair, to selling out their album preview shows in Sydney and Melbourne last month. All of this culminating today with the release of their fourth studio album ‘Manual Override’ and the announcement of a massive national tour taking them around the country throughout October and November. ‘Manual Override’ marks a special moment for the band as it’s the first time the six-piece outfit have co-produced & mixed their own work, alongside sound engineer and long-term friend Cal Barter…

Awesome Group Fremantle

A new Tuesday Awesome Group in Fremantle!Awesome includes a variety of social and special interest groups for 10-15 year olds on the autism spectrum in Fremantle.Centred around individual interests, awesome is a place where you can come and have fun, develop new friendships, and learn new skills. Therefore, we invite YOU to make the decisions on what you would like to do as a group from start to finish. This way, you learn about each other while exploring things you are actually interested in.FREMANTLETuesday 4:30-6:30pmOctober: 10, 17, 24, 31 November: 7, 14, 21, 28 December: 5, 1210 week group $360 ($18/hour)Special Interest Projects for Term:CodingVisual ArtsDigital MediaENROLMENT INFORMATION & CONDITIONS- Enrol Online: http://autismwest.org.au/social-groups/enrolment/- In the rare event a social group is cancelled, we will contact you as soon as possible to inform you of any changes and refund you the fee for cancelled lessons, or provide you a credit for the following term.For further information, please refer to our website, or contact a member of the Autism West team on 08 9431 211 or enrolments@autismwest.org.au. We look forward to hearing from you!

Flying Camel Comedy Night

Head down and have a laff’ upstairs at the Two Sparrows Bar every second Tuesday of the month for Flying Camel’s Open Mic Comedy Night! Flying Camel Comedy is a cutting-edge comedy outfit that offers a refreshing approach to novice and semi-professional comedy. The goal is to revolutionise the Perth open mic comedy scene during 2017. Upstairs at the Two Sparrows Bar. Free entry.

Drawing and Draughts

Some things just go together: wine and cheese, strawberries and cream, shoes and socks, macaroni and cheese, gin and tonic…. drawing and draughts. Beer that is! Sketching is so much more fun when you are allowed to drink and draw! Come and enjoy a Young Henry’s brew on us while learning from one of the freshest art talents in Perth, Rachelle Dusting. In this class, Rachelle will guide you through exercises and techniques designed to loosen you up and help you see things from an entirely new perspective! About the teacher: Rachelle graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor in Fine Arts Degree…

Fremantle Wedding Walk

Mark your Diaries for the Thursday 12th October 2017, 4pm - 8pm for our first ever Fremantle Wedding Walk! Fremantle's historic  buildings, breath taking beaches and creative, relaxed, and open-minded spirit is the reason why more and more couples are choosing to host their wedding day in this distinctly different city. Come and experience the history and vibe of Fremantle as you meander through the streets and parks to find your perfect wedding venue! 10 Wedding Venues and 3 Accommodation Venues, all within easy walking distance of each other, will all be open to welcome you in and showcase what they each have to offer. Moore & Moore / Little Creatures / The Esplanade Hotel / WA Maritime Museum / The National Hotel /Blue HQ / Kidogo Arthouse/ Char Char Bull / Bathers Beach House / The Monk Craft Brewery Kitchen / Be Fremantle / Quest Fremantle / Hougoumont Hotel Keep an eye out for more details ....

Southpaw

Led by drummer Peter Evans, Southpaw explore the sounds of 50s and 60s rock 'n' roll, folk, pop and country music with a jazz sensibility.   From the Boogaloo to the Bo-Diddley Rhythm, Southpaw play both original music and jazz interpretations of songs from popular artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Simon and Garfunkel. Peter is joined by fellow lefties Simon Jeans on guitar and Shane Pooley on the bass.

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The Music of Queens of the Stone Age

Live n Loud Thursdays presents: Queens of the Stone Age performed by The Hommbres Thursdays at The Newport Hotel is all about live music performed loud by leading musicians! Enjoy the best of the Queens from Aaron Sopolinski (Taxpayer, Tragic Delicate), Aidan Gordon (as above), Ben Gray (Simon Kelly Band, solo), Joey K (Devil Rides Out), Steven Turnock (Puck, Skullcave) and Russell Loasby (Michael Savage, Big Orange, Institut Polaire, The Autumn Isles)

Kim Churchill

Internationally beloved indie singer-songwriter Kim Churchill returns to Australia with his latest album Weight Falls. Having toured the globe and played the likes of Falls Festival, Splendour in the Grass, Montreal Jazz, Telluride Blues and Glastonbury, Churchill has come a long way from busking in a campervan. Known for his fierce vocals and magnetic stage presence, Churchill is a force to be reckoned with.

The Kraken Karnival

The beast is in town - for one night only... Don’t miss your chance to get a taste of the Kraken Black Espresso Martini with a Karnival twist available at The Left Bank!It's one the spookiest days of the year - Friday the 13th!So join us for our first ever Kraken Karnival, proudly sponsored by The Kraken Rum on Friday 13th October.Enjoy $6 Kraken and $10 Kraken Black Espresso Martinis - a special karnival edition!Our live band and DJ will add the entertainment for the night.Dress ups are encouraged with prizes to be won!Please Note - this is a 18+…

Fremantle Folk Festival 2017

Freo Folk Festival is a family-oriented celebration of music, food, culture and everything we love about Fremantle. This year will be even bigger and better than the last, with some amazing acts joining in the fun. World-renowned Broome band, The Pigram Brothers will headline this year’s Festival, and we couldn’t be happier! This will be their only show to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of their iconic and beloved album ‘Salt Water Country.’Joining them will be the incredible talent of the likes of Kav Temperly (Eskimo Joe), Soukouss Internationale, Toby Beard, Lloyd Spiegel, The Fling, Mitch King, Stella Donnelly, Timothy Nelson, Old Blood, Jim Fisher…

DIY Resin Art

Are you ready to create a masterpiece?! In this DIY Resin Art workshop, you will be guided through the entire process in a hands-on class and create your very own resin artwork. You will be provided with a 50cm round panel and all the dyes, pigments and pearlescent powders needed to create artworks with epoxy resin. Reba from Pretty Burd, Sydney will be demonstrating how to work with the epoxy resin and how to mix colours and techniques for applying and creating designs. Whether you've worked with resin before, or are a complete beginner, we'll make sure you leave this class…

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Make Your Own Woven Vessel with Sin Boucherd

Explore the ancient craft of basket weaving and take home your own functional work of art. Weaving is a wonderfully meditative practice that allows you to unplug, slow down and craft something with your own hands. In this workshop you will learn techniques to build and shape your own unique vessel to take home. We will be using ethically sourced raffia and other natural fibres such as cotton, wool and feathers allowing you to personalise your vessel. This workshop is perfect for those just starting out as well as those with some experience who want to expand on their skills…

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…

Raising Real Kids in an Unreal World with Maggie Dent

Building Resilience and Self-esteem in Today’s Children. Are you worried, confused or concerned about parenting in today’s chaotic world? Children need to have certain basic experiences to build the competencies that will help them manage life – the good, the bad and the ugly. Fremantle Primary School P&C is delighted to present an evening with popular parenting author and educator, Maggie Dent, on 16 October at the South Fremantle Football Club. She has developed a common-sense, practical model of 10 building blocks that will reassure parents that what we have always known to be important in the early years of a child’s life is still important. Her presentation ‘Real Kids in a Unreal World’, which is open to the public, will give parents practical, common-sense ideas and strategies to make small changes in your home, which will make a big difference to your children’s cognitive, physical, psychological, emotional and social health later in life. Opening speech by Hon Simone McGurk, Minister for Child Protection; Women’s Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services and State Labor Member for Fremantle. Early bird tickets of $35 are  on sale now until  September 15. AUSLAN interpreters will be present on the night and special tickets near interpreters are available online. Door open for drinks from 6pm but the talk starts at 7.30pm sharp. Tickets can be purchased online at http://tdy.cl/se/PybLBHQ All proceeds from ticket sales and raffles go directly to the Fremantle Primary School P&C to generate extra-curricular activities and infrastructure for the whole school. For more information and raffle sponsorship, contact Emma Herrick at e_pyne@hotmail.com. Tel : 0415631492. For more information about Maggie Dent and images for media use, please go to https://www.maggiedent.com/about-maggie/  

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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.