Events & Festivals

Baby Animals and Screaming Jets

Baby Animals and Screaming Jets, two of Australia’s finest rock bands, will hit the road together this June and July in the rock event of the year! Fronted by Suze DeMarchi and Dave Gleeson respectively, two of the country’s most dynamic performers, fans can look forward to a four to floor night of rock from these incredible live acts – complete with a massive setlist. Songs such as ‘Better’, ‘One Word’, ‘Helping Hand’, ‘Painless’, ‘Shivers’, ‘Early Warning’, ‘October Grey’, ‘Rush You’, ‘Eve Of Destruction’, ‘Needle’, ‘Make It End’ – you won’t hear a finer collection of rock songs assembled together!…

Another Antipodes Exhibition 2017

URBAN AXIS | CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ART EXHIBITION + PUBLIC PROGRAM  Opens: 9 June 2017 | 5.30pm   Exhibition Runs: 10 June - 22 July 2017 | PS Art Space | Open Tues - Sat 10am - 8pm Immerse yourself in one of the largest contemporary African art exhibitions to take place globally in 2017 and the first such exhibition to take place within Australia. The Another Antipodes : Urban Axis Exhibition promises to vigorously challenge preconceptions of Africa and nurture cross-cultural discovery. Utilising Southern Africa as a touchstone for engagement the curious are set to be rewarded with an exciting range of new African views, voices and perspectives, highlighting the contemporary…

Asana X Ale

Bring your yoga mat to the pub for the new Australian series of Asana X Ale. Proudly partnering with Little Creatures, Asana X Ale is the simple combination of a yin and hatha style yoga class from 10:30 - 11:30, followed by a Little Creatures Ale. Here, Yoga meets beer when two different yet enjoyable experiences combine. And why should they not? We're certainly about having fun with this concept, though we're also here to send a message and break down barriers. We are spiritual. We are light-hearted. We are empowered, humbled and uplifted by yoga. We love positive people…

Off the Hook

The infamous Kamp Koasis bring you another delicious event of epic proportions! Featuring live music, DJs and special performances this will be an amazing evening you will never forget.   

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. 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…

Another Antipodes Urban Axis Exhibition

In an Australian first, the Another Antipodes Exhibition Urban Axis is poised deliver the freshest of new art from Africa this winter in Fremantle and one of the largest contemporary African art exhibitions in the world this year. The exhibition presents over 100 works by more than 40 Southern African artists, spanning all media from painting to video and performance, who assert themselves not just as important new voices in the world of art, but also important interlocutors for cultural engagement and dialogue between our two continents. Artists like Mary Sibande, Athi-Patra Ruga, Mohau Modisakeng, Larita Engelbrecht, and others, who…

The King of the Hearts | Greg Barr Solo Exhibition

The first solo exhibition of local Noongar artist Greg Barr, featuring a body of new inspired works, at the Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery.  Open daily 10am-4pm Sat 17 June to Sun 2 July. Greg, who has an intellectual disability, has been a practicing artist since 2009 and has been working towards his goal of having his first solo exhibition for the last 18 months.   The title of the show takes inspiration from Greg’s endearing referral to himself as ‘the king’ of his house, and also from the place from which he paints, his heart. The exhibition features 40 of…

Beauty from the Inside Out

Beautiful skin health begins from the inside out! This comprehensive workshop will teach you the very best and latest information available on how to optimise your routine to create healthy skin, by focusing on both internal and external strategies. You'll first learn how to feed and nourish your body with nutrient dense foods, including exactly which foods these are and how best to approach them, before discovering and learning about the very best products to be using on your skin topically, including how to create these yourself (!) without spending hundreds of dollars on store bought brands. Come along and…

Help the Homeless Art Auction

Presented by Soroptimist International of Fremantle. Open for viewing Friday 16 June 3pm - 5pm, Saturday 17 June 1pm - 5pm. Starlight Hotel Choir performs at 5pm. Auction begins 5.30pm. Refreshments provided.

RTRFM Fremantle Winter Music Festival 2017

We’re headed to North Fremantle once again for our 11th annual celebration of the sounds of the port city on Saturday, June 17. Featuring over 20 acts, FWMF will take over five of Fremantle’s favourite venues – Mojos, North Fremantle Bowls Club, the Railway Hotel, the Swan Lounge and the Swan Basement, running from 7pm ‘til late. At the Swan Lounge, bask in a tuneful array of folk-tinged sounds from the likes of New Nausea, Catherine Traicos, Dan Howls, Big Orange and Salary. Step into the Swan Basement for some neo-soul, dub, psyche and bombastic electro swing courtesy of Demon Days, The U-Nites, Ruby May and The Chakra Khans, Bambuseae Rhythm Section and Brassika. Journey to the North Fremantle Bowls Club, in their 60th year for a smorgasbord of country, blues and folk brilliance courtesy of Billie Rogers and The Country Gentlemen, King of the Travellers, Belle Harvey, Conscious Dreamers Duo and Delilah Rose and the Gunslingers. Or head to the Railway Hotel where things get loud and fast, with a wall of screeching guitars and deep howls inside and outside from Black Stone from The Sun, Southern River Band, The Limbs, Blindspot, Pat Chow, The Chlorines, Flossy and Aborted Tortoise. And at Mojos, immerse yourself with some local hip hop, blissed out beats and rolling electronica of Max Black, Feels, Kuzich, Beckon and Ziggy with a full band taking you into the wee hours. Plus catch the team from Cloudwaves in the courtyard. Roll into North Fremantle for the Fremantle Winter Music Festival 2017 – bigger and better. The biggest local music event in the port city. Presale tickets to Fremantle Winter Music Festival are available from 9am, Monday May 15 via rtrfm.com.au. All ticket sales help to keep RTRFM on air and supporting local, independent music and arts.

Ripple Retreats

 Ripple Retreats are held over one day in a beautiful, serene venue in East Fremantle. Retreat activities include: Yoga Asana  Meditation  Whole food lunch, morning and afternoon tea and fresh juices breathing workshops Free time to relax and 'Just Be' Our goal is to help nourish your body with yoga, whole foods and fresh juices and balance your mind and heart with breathing, deep relaxation practices, meditation and more! If a day spa equates to a buff and polish of your car, then the experience of a Ripple Retreat is like a 'full service and detail', helping you feel radiant inside and out. Whether you seek that elusive 'pause button' that will allow you to stop, reflect and reclaim your balance, or a nourishing day to help your inner spark burn a little brighter, we welcome you to join us for a day of growth, healing and inspiration. Love Love Love - best day ever.  Ryoka and Debbie are the most beautiful souls that guide you through a magical day of learning and relaxation in a little oasis. Namaste MF Thanks Debbie and Ryoka, we had a wonderful day and learnt so much. The relaxation classes and nutritional talk was particularly interesting to us and we have just invested a small fortune at the green grocers for our juices. Best wishes H & D  Beautiful day, beautiful surroundings, beautiful food, beautiful co -supporter/presenter/sharing coordinators and the most beautiful sleep i have had in ages Thank you T. I am coming again and bringing my Mum or Sister​

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The Art of Fermentation

Learning the art of fermentation is one of the most powerful self-care skill sets you can embrace to increase your overall health and well being. Best yet, it is INCREDIBLY EASY once you know how! Join Heath & Aurora as they guide you through the following: Sauerkraut Kimchi Kombucha Ginger bug 'ginger beer' Water kefir Fermented nut cheese You'll have the opportunity to taste every recipe demonstrated, ask all the questions you can think of, and take home a copy of all recipes in a printed booklet. All recipes are 100% free from gluten, dairy and egg and made using…

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…

Minky G Rosco

Want the perfect way to finish off the day? Then relax and unwind with the jazz/pop sounds of Perth songstress Minky G and guitarist Rosco Dwyer. The duo has been playing their brand of chilled acoustic music both nationally and internationally, with catchy originals, and a few well chosen covers. Minky G is making her mark as a quality local singer-songwriter. She’s studied jazz guitar at WAAPA, has played for UK artist Passenger, and once for the American ambassador! Rosco Dwyer compliments her work with his considerable skill as a guitarist, completing the WAAPA Jazz Bachelor course in 2003 and…

Pilates for the whole family

During school holidays children age 6 -14 can join their parents or grandparents in a class for free. The aim of the class is to improve postural and movement awareness to enhance overall health and wellbeing.   Various locations, see website for details.  

Winterworld Fremantle

For the first time, the magical Winterworld Australia is skating into the Esplanade Reserve in Fremantle this July school holidays (24 June - 16 July) for 23 days of outdoor ice-skating and snowy winter fun.  Fremantle Esplanade Reserve will be breaking the ice with Australia's largest pop-up outdoor ice-rink sitting 600 square metres accompanied by the cosiest of lodge bars thanks to The National Hotel - sit by the open fire pit roasting marshmallows, sip on delicious hot chocolates, mulled wines and gourmet winter eats - all whilst overlooking picturesque pine trees or taking part in the loads of rides and winter entertainment.  In a WA first, Winterworld Fremantle will feature a REAL snow pit thanks to White Snow - where kids (and adults) can play amongst the snow, build a snowman or have a snow ball fight! The real snow pit will join the ever-popular mountainous inflatable slide, the real ice toboggan and falling snow over the rink that will have everyone talking!

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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.