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Horrible Histories - Pirates: The Exhibition

Batten down the hatches! A gruesome band of horrible pirates will be taking over WA Maritime Museum in March 2018 when it presents this interactive, hands-on exhibition based on the bestselling Horrible Histories books: Horrible Histories – Pirates: the exhibition.Discover if you have what it takes to be a really horrible pirate. Take command of a pirate ship, design your own pirate flag and try out different weapons – from cutlasses to cannons. Along the way, you’ll discover why pirate women were just as wicked as the men and practise talking the patter of a pirate. You’ll also learn about…

Grease

Take a trip back to the 1950s with our senior music theatre students, to the time of flash cars, jukeboxes, poodle skirts and leather jackets. Enjoy a fresh take on the classic love story of ‘bad boy’ Danny and ‘girl next door’ Sandy, set to memorable rock and roll songs. Grease is the word. Book, Music and Lyrics by JIM JACOBS and WARREN CASEY BY ARRANGEMENT WITH ORiGiN THEATRICAL www.origintheatrical.com.au

BIKE tour

Come and see the best Freo has to offer on our 3 hours bike tour. Get an insight into the local spots, our rich past, vibrant present and exciting future! Our cruisy pace means that we can enjoy all the sights and sounds of Fremantle with frequent stops for photographs, stories, history and tips on the best spots for you to truly enjoy the best Freo has to offer. Tours include use of bike, helmet, a lovely local guide as well as a coffee along the way.  You will experience the rich history of our port city, from our 40,000 years of…

WALK Tour

Come and see the best Freo has to offer on our fun and informative 2 hour walking tour. Departing twice daily at 11am and 3pm, Thursday to Monday. Let us show you why Fremantle is ranked as the 7th best city in the world by Lonely Planet in 2016. We will help you experience the true local side of our great port city by hitting the pavement and walking our beautiful streets. Our vibrant city has so much to offer from hip and hidden cafes, brilliant bars, delicious restaurants and street art to its rich history as a trading place for over 40,…

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!

Moore and Moore Winter Markets

Local & handcrafted gifts, goodies, jewellery and plenty more at our Moore and Moore Winter Markets! Well worth a visit!  Keep looking out for more details! Friday 29th June  6pm - 9pm Saturday 30th June 10 pm - 4pm Saturday 30th June 6pm - 10pm  (ticketed event in line with our Cook for Syria Frundaraiser - for more details visit :https://www.facebook.com/events/2040604509495524/) Sunday 9am - 4pm

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The Farmer’s Daughter

Inspired by real-life stories from rural Australia, The Farmer’s Daughter tackles themes of change and resilience while celebrating the lives of the people who live and work on the land. This show explores the bond between a girl and her grandfather in an astounding visual celebration of the powerful relationship of people and the environment. Puppets, performers, lights and sound vividly recreate rural Australia and invite a deeper understanding of the families who call it home. Perfect for ages 8+.

Made On the Left 2018 Winter Market

Help Made on the Left celebrate our 10th birthday by joining us for an amazing Winter Market at the beautiful Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle. Made on the Left has been bringing handmade designer artisan markets to Perth for ten years! Featuring over sixty stallholders showcasing unique items made right here in WA, including: - jewellery - clothing - artworks - homewares - ceramics - candles - body products - accessories.  

Art Play: Family Sculpt With Clay

Create amazing art with your child. In this unstructured class you are free to explore your own art ideas and try sculpting with clay at your own pace. Model your own 3D creatures and unusual objects. ABOUT THIS CLASS Date: Tuesday July 3rd   Time: 2pm Class Length: 1 hour For: Students in Year 1 to Year 6 AND an Adult Cost: $35 (1 adult & 1 child) $20 per additional child Max. 3 children per adult.

Art Play: Family Create With Wool

Create amazing art with your child. In this unstructured class you are free to explore your own art ideas and try creating with wool at your own pace. Make pompoms, tiny wool dolls and octopi or try some wrapping. ABOUT THIS CLASS Date: Thursday July 5th Time: 2pm Class Length: 1 hour For: Students in Year 1 to Year 6 AND an Adult Cost: $35(1 adult & 1 child) $20 per additional child Max. 3 children per adult.

Night Stalk

Bring your torch and look for nocturnal creatures with us. Be inspired by the sounds, smells and sights of nature after dark! You will get an art pack to take home, to journal about your discoveries. ABOUT THIS CLASS  Date: Monday July 9th Time: 6.30pm   Class Length: 90 minutes For: Students in Year 1 to Year 7 Cost: $30 (1 adult & 1 child) Please bring a torch. If it is raining we will go ahead – just bring a brolly and a raincoat. If it is stormy, and unsafe, we will reschedule.

Leeuwin Tall Ship Sails

Our tall-ship sails on the STS Leeuwin II is an adventure for the whole family. Not only will you and your family be able to experience sailing on an 1850’s style barquentine ship, you will learn about our Youth Leadership Voyages and meet the crew who sail throughout the year. We invite those of all ages can join in the activities, no sailing experience is required however we are an active sailing ship, so a low level of fitness is good to have. Help our crew haul the lines, take the helm and why not try some climbing aloft? If you just want to enjoy the Fremantle…

Beach Yoga at South Beach

Join us for yoga by the beach!  This year we will be at South Beach, South Fremantle on Saturdays and Sundays and Leighton Beach on Saturdays. 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! South Beach classes are located at Ocean Road, South Fremantle, just north of the South Beach Cafe.  Leighton Beach classes are located next to the Orange Box Cafe, North Fremantle.…

Fenians Fremantle and Freedom Festival 2018

Music lovers are in for a veritable feast throughout the ten days of the Fenians Fremantle and Freedom Festival. International acts and local artists will converge on our port city in a program put together by Fremantle’s own music legend, the double Grammy award-winning Lucky Oceans, and fellow musician Donough O’Donovan. Headliners Martin Hayes and Declan O’Rourke both accepted invitations to perform because of the historical importance of the event - celebrating the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the last convict ship to Australia, the Hougoumont, carrying 62 Irish Fenians. Internationally renowned Irish fiddle player Martin Hayes and Dennis…

Free-wheeling Fremantle | Fremantle Visitor Centre

Free-wheeling Fremantle is a free bike hire service suitable for adults and children that operates from the Fremantle Visitor Centre. Bikes can be used anywhere in the Fremantle area allowing riders to explore the city at their own leisurely pace. Fremantle is an easy city to explore by bike. Dedicated bicycle lanes throughout the city and shared cycle paths running north, south and along the Swan River make it easy for cyclists to move around. Although Fremantle is built on a series of hills, the most interesting parts of the city and the popular things to do are easily accessible by…

Fremantle CAT Bus

The Fremantle CAT (Central Area Transit) is a free bus service that operates around the Fremantle central business district. The blue CAT services depart every 10 minutes and the red CAT services depart every 15 minutes. Both services run seven days a week, including public holidays except Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. The service operates during these times: Monday to Thursday 7.30 am to 6.30 pm Friday 7.30 am to 8.00 pm Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 10.00 am to 6.30 pm. The Fremantle CAT buses are easily accessible with kneeling actions – a driver activated entry ramp…

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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.