Have you ever loved an animal? Have you ever wondered why they are so loyal? Based on a true story from Japan, Hachikō is a theatrical celebration of the remarkable joy and companionship that an animal can bring to our lives and a perfect family outing. Simplicity, beauty and gentle poetic storytelling in this carefully crafted Spare Parts production ensures both children and adults alike will be drawn into the true story of a dog that waited at a Tokyo train station every day for nine years for his master to return. Time: 10am & 1pm Daily plus 6.30pm performance…
The Leeuwin Foundation and Relationships Australia WA have joined forces to create an extraordinary and unique family voyage experience. Our experienced facilitators will support you to strengthen your family connections and increase the flow of communication, in a safe, supportive and fun environment. There is no doubt negotiating the teenage years can sometimes be challenging, and occasionally even overwhelming. Staying connected as a family and keeping the lines of communication open are essential to having a healthy and happy family. Join us on board the Leeuwin to learn a range of skills that will help improve your family communication and…
Join one of Recfishwest’s popular and free SunSmart fishing clinics at the WA Maritime Museum. Participants will learn how to be SunSmart while learning some fishing basics like casting and fish handling, as well as how to fish sustainably and look after their fishing environment.All participants must be directly supervised by a parent or guardian. Fishing rods and equipment will be supplied. Ages 8 - 14.
Cirquepop is the space where explosive contemporary popculture meets muscular circus manipulations. Experience live music, aerials, acrobatics, contortion and extreme hooping, all from Fremantle’s home-grown youth talent - the Sliders.Directed by Ross Vegas. Asst Director Rachel Collier. Circus WA, Fremantle. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
This Latin lothario has wooed audiences all over the world with his mix of complex juggling tricks and universal sex appeal, fuelled by the arena-rocking anthems of his favourite supergroup, Queen. Expert in both circus artistry and comedy, Mario comes brimming with unbridled passion – you’ll laugh till you swoon. USA. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
For thousands of years humans have been developing the art of seduction, but plants have been doing this for millions! Romantic Botanic is an interactive, profound and hilarious look into the plant realm and its relationship with us that blends ancient plant lore, modern botanical science and local environmental knowledge on a charming tour through Fremantle. The Miraculous Theatre Company, United Kingdom. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
He’s been described as a beast on the dance floor and now Snap Boogie brings his high energy, take no prisoners style of multi-disciplinary dance to the streets of Freo. After blowing the minds of both the audience and judges on America’s Got Talent, catch him live before his dreams of a hit Broadway show come true. Rodrigues Entertainment, USA. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
Using classic Dutch bicycles, antique sewing machines and some borrowed people power, these handy ladies will upcycle your clothes in the most imaginative and beautiful ways. Hand in a piece of clothing to be transformed into a work of art right before your eyes or sit back and enjoy the show. The Mobile Sewing Company, Netherlands. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
When a Guiness World record world holding former unicycle world champion joins forces with an acrobatic clown, they make a double act like no other! Witty Look’s high-energy, awardwinning show has toured the world and now it’s Freo’s turn to revel in the cartoon comedy. Japan. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
They came from the not-so-distant past and see the present-day world through somewhat different eyes. They are obsessed with orderliness, trying to tidy up the city, its citizens, and every single thing that they see. They surprise passers-by with their funny behaviour, provoke and make them laugh by creating absurd and surreal situations. Adrian Schvarzstein, Spain/Lithuania. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
Acrobatics, juggling, fire or a crazy act of daring you’ve never seen before? This one-of-a-kind performance is a game of chance where the roll of a dice determines which acts will be part of the show. Internationally renowned for their versatility and relentless energy, these performers give you the power to decide, What’s Next? Quator Stomp, Canada. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
The birth of Maria's baby is dangerously imminent and her father, the Don, is not happy. She needs a husband, a bridesmaid, a priest, a congregation, perhaps even a surgeon. The public will help. It's an offer they can't refuse. Cocoloco Acts, United Kingdom. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
After many journeys, many moons and many celebrations, the Chipolatas bring their unique brand of entertainment back to their favourite place...Fremantle. Mixing music, circus, theatre, spoken word, breakbeats and ballads, The Chipolatas will leave you feeling better about yourself than you already did... a show not to be missed! The Chipolatas, United Kingdom/Australia. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
WAHonk! Fest is a street band spectacle featuring alternative community bands from across the nation. It is a parade, a party and a raucous celebration. Energetic, irreverent and with a do-it-yourself approach to instrumentation and attire, Honk bands perform to celebrate; to proclaim; some play for peace; some for activist causes; for community spirit; and all of them play to have fun. They take their musical inspiration from Mardi Gras and Carnival, and from street music gatherings across Europe and South America. Australia. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
Keep an eye on your drinks; a pair of bogan bikie cockies have been unleashed on Freo. With their sulphur-crested mohawks, leather jackets and pierced beaks, there’s sure to be deliciously cheeky antics afoot. SURREAL MCCOY Acts, United Kingdom Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
Join Marc and Svetlana on a wild ride down a road paved with unicorns, abundant hair and bananas. They have filled their excess baggage with glitzy, glamorous acts that will amaze, perplex and ultimately inspire people to believe in the magic of love. Swimming in the waters of classic cabaret and cresting the wave of in-your-face interactive madness, their performance will test the lines between reality and absurdity, humour and taboo. *Audio Description is available for the performace on Sunday 16 April. For more info click here. Daredevil Chicken, USA. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.
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.