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The Fremantle story magazine | Autumn 2017

This edition:  It is all about festival & events, with a season that runs through autumn into winter We chat with Kate Hulett about the amazing MANY 6160 and discuss the transition to a new Many 2.0 space on Adelaide Street Enjoy cooking the chili and lemon prawns recipe from Bottega chef, Jamie Galloway Celebrate the internationally reknowned street art in Freo (on walls) Explore the urban wanderlust in Freo's malls, arcades and piazzas  Discover eight foodie delights you need to try when you’re next in Freo Plus discount coupons, Instagram captures and much more Enjoy  Look out for our printed magazine at visitor centres, cafés, galleries, cinemas, restaurants, bars, universities in Perth and Freo. 

SPAN

In a world full of movement the space between two points is constantly being traversed. SPAN brings together five WA artists whose work reaches out – transitioning across margins which are personal and global, political and geographical – between self and others, artist and viewer. Comprising work from Susanna Castleden, Olga Cironis, Tanya Lee, Clyde McGill and Andrew Sunley Smith, SPAN traverses the connection and disconnection of boundaries while mapping the passage of the journey. A life-size print of a cruise ship gangway, a series of sculptured industrial engine parts, human hair woven on a loom, neighbours grooming each other…

Mountainfilm on Tour Perth

The experience of the Telluride Mountainfilm World Tour is like no other. From the heart-stopping thrill of taking on a slackline suspended between the great towers of Utah’s Castleton Valley, to the exploration of friendship and partnership through BASE jumping and watching Icelandic surfers use patience, passion and insanity to chase the rare perfect wave. Prepare to be taken on a global journey of adventure, adrenalin and a roller coaster of emotions. Don’t miss your chance to experience it for yourself at Hoyts Millennium Fremantle on Thursday 23 March!

Wildlife Zoo at the Markets

We love having West Oz Wildlife, one of Perth’s leading wildlife petting zoos, at Fremantle Markets. They provide a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with native Australian animals such as koalas, snakes & dingoes. You can usually only glimpse such animals amidst big crowds in larger reserves or zoos. Our Wildlife Zoo offers a more intimate approach, allowing both children and adults to experience these animals in a smaller and more relaxed setting. Entry by Gold Coin Donation. Don't forget your camera!

Brilliant. Home

Brilliant. Home showcases new works from multi-disciplinary established and emerging artists and makers who have a cultural connection with Fremantle. The show is the inaugural exhibition in an intended annual series, which will see a new curatorial theme explored each year. Opening Fri 24 Mar | 6pm

Yoga at South Beach

Join us for yoga at the beautiful South Beach, Fremantle. Beach Yoga classes are a moving meditation in the sun, flowing with the breath and taking the time to relax and experience each posture. Suitable for all levels, including beginner students. Start your weekend enjoying your yoga practice in nature at the beautiful South Beach! Classes are located at Ocean Road, South Fremantle, just north of the South Beach Cafe.   7am to 8am Saturday throughout summer

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Earth Hour picnic and concert

Hilton Harvest Community Garden Earth Hour celebrations are well known in the Fremantle area and this year is no exception. Moving away from their traditional Twilight Fair, this year is an even more grass roots Earth Hour picnic. Held on Saturday 25 March from 4 to 9 pm guests can expect an incredible line up of musicians, children’s entertainment and food stalls, BYO picnic is also in order. Welcome to Country by Phil Walleystack and featuring Western Australians premier dreamtime soul duo The Merinda’s. These headliners will be followed by other fantastic local musicians, belly dancers and children’s entertainment. There’ll be the annual great sweet potato dig and other events such as beeswax sandwich wrap making and telescope star gazing with the Astronomical Society. There’s food stalls or BYO picnic hamper. Entry by donation $5 and children under 16 free.​This is a waste free event. Last year we had about 2000 people attend and ended the night with just a small sized sulo bin full.  Everyone is welcome!​If you want to help out on the night click here or check out our Facebook page! See you there! :)

South Beach Sunset Markets

Come along to this fabulous summertime fun event at South Beach, South Fremantle, each Saturday night from 5pm until 9pm, commencing the first week of December, 2016. Feast on hawker food delights from the world over. Listen to live music. Enjoy kid's entertainment; animal farm; facepainting. Grab a drink from our 'pop-up bar'. watch the sun set over the beautiful Indian ocean. See you soon at the South Beach Sunset Market! The markets are held in a dog free zone.

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The Ride-In Cinema

The Ride-In Cinema will bring back all the nostalgic memories of visiting the Drive-in but with a Fremantle twist. Ride in to Market Street Piazza, park your bike and get dinner from one your favourite spots before settling in to view a series of short films that are related to cycling in some way, shape or form. Don’t get too comfy though, this cinema needs some pedal power to operate. San Churro's will be there handing out some free samples and discount vouchers to keep the energy levels up. Grab a group of friends, family or maybe your neighbours and get pedalling at The Ride-In Cinema to celebrate Bike Week and Neighbourhood Day.

Under the Bridge Food Trucks

Every Monday Freo's finest food trucks will be serving up the street food vibes between the two bridges in East Freo from 5 to 9 pm. Its an amazing location right by the water, bring the family and get fed!

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Lefty Food Trucks

Come down with friends and family, choose from the multicultural food offering of the food trucks – and then relax in our beer garden with some drinks.  Lefty Food Trucks is a great alternative to the normal restaurant dining experience – it’s a fun evening for everyone!  Together with live music and our amazing WA sunsets, we’ll have some beautiful summer nights ahead of us.

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Family friendly

There are plenty of family friendly events throughout the year to keep the kids amused especially during one of the Fremantle festivals. Sunday Music at the Fremantle Arts Centre during summer is a popular way to spend a chilled Sunday afternoon with family and friends. Enjoy one of the simple Freo family rituals, fish and chips or an icecream at Fishing Boat Harbour or stop by the Esplanade Youth Plaza and be inspired by some very talented skateboarders demonstrating their skill.