School holidays

Escape Hunt | school holidays

Come join us at The Escape Hunt these holidays and test your detective skills. You will have 1 hour to solve a series of puzzles and find the key to your escape! 

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  • 29 Aug 2016
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Behind the scenes tour

Every Wednesday and Sunday join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Western Australian Museum–Shipwreck Galleries. See and hear first hand how a number of objects and artefacts are treated and conserved as you are led on a private viewing through maritime archaeology and conservation work areas. Bookings essential 1300 134 081

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  • 31 Aug 2016
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  • 07 Sep 2016
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  • 02 Oct 2016
  • 05 Oct 2016
  • 09 Oct 2016
  • 12 Oct 2016
  • 16 Oct 2016
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  • 26 Oct 2016
  • 30 Oct 2016

Baby Animal Farm at the Market

There is usually a bevy of gushing sighs around our Baby Animal Farm in the Market Lane. These adorable animals capture everyone’s heart. Come and cuddle a lovely selection of cute animals, including chickens, ducklings, bunnies, guinea pigs, lambs, kid goats, piglets and, depending upon availability, a calf, alpaca, or miniature horse. Entry by gold coin donation  

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  • 03 Sep 2016
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  • 05 Nov 2016
  • 12 Nov 2016
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  • 26 Nov 2016
  • 03 Dec 2016

Fremantle Prison Tunnels Tour School Holiday Special

Are your children aged over 12 and looking for an adventure during the school holidays? Why not visit Fremantle Prison for a Tunnels Tour. Participants will be provided with a hardhat, overalls and boots before charging their headlamps and locking into the ladder system for a 20 metre descent into the depths below. They will trek through sections of the labyrinth of tunnels on foot, board a replica convict punt to explore the submerged passageways accessible only by boat and discover original blast holes, bores, oil lamp recesses and artefacts from the days when working in the tunnels was hard labour for…

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  • 24 Sep 2016
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  • 09 Oct 2016

Nobody Owns the Moon

Adapted from the book by Tohby Riddle A homeless donkey, a sad dancing bear; a crocodile trying hard to blend in… This gentle, witty story follows two friends in a big, hard city and explores what it means to really achieve. Nobody Owns the Moon will stimulate much discussion and have you considering the idea of inner wealth, and seeing beyond first appearances.  Suitable for all ages, perfect for 5+

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  • 24 Sep 2016
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  • 08 Oct 2016

School Holidays at Fremantle Markets

Keep the kids entertained this school holidays at the Fremantle Markets. While you take in the sights and sounds the kids can hang out with super cute animals and fun fairies! The Fremantle Markets are the original and the best markets dating back to 1897, with over 150 stalls there is something for the whole family to enjoy. The baby animals are out 9am-11am every Saturday and the fairies can be found every Saturday and Sunday 10am-1pm.

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  • 24 Sep 2016
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Serious Fun at Timezone

School's out! Time for "serious fun" at Timezone! $15 BONUS when you load $30. Valid every day of the school holidays. 

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  • 24 Sep 2016
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  • 09 Oct 2016

WA Maritime Museum School Holiday Fun

The WA Maritime Museum will once again be hosting a range of free and low cost school holiday activities. Enjoy art and craft, dress-ups and a digital animation screen! Visit www.museum.wa.gov.au for more information. WA Maritime Museum entry fees apply for accompanying adult.

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  • 24 Sep 2016
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  • 09 Oct 2016

Leeuwin Voyage 1611

Join the first Leeuwin Youth Explorer Voyage for the 2016-2017 season. This voyage is from Fremantle to Bunbury and runs from 25-30 September. Experience the thrill and adrenalin of sailing on Australia’s largest ocean going sail training tall ship, the STS Leeuwin II. Along the way meet new friends, develop key life skills and challenge yourself to discover your full potential. More than 40,000 Western Australian youth have taken part in our week-long voyages. The Leeuwin is a working ship, so during the voyage you will be part of all ship operations, from steering the ship, setting and furling the sails, navigating…

Spring School Holiday Workshops

There's no excuse for being bored these upcoming school holidays when you can run away with CircusWA! CircusWA is hosting a series of brilliant school holiday workshops over the Spring school holidays! Our fantastic programs are designed for children aged between 5 and 17 years, the workshops are held at the “Space’ at Old Customs House 8 Phillimore Street Fremantle during September school holidays: Tuesday 26 September to Friday 7 October. Times to be advertised soon. There are heaps of fun activities to choose from including juggling, diabolo, plate-spinning, acrobatics, tumbling, trapeze and hula-hoop. Children can also try their hand at…

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  • 26 Sep 2016
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Story Lab

Creative writing, storytelling, rap, manga, cartooning, songwriting, performance poetry and art workshops for all ages. Work with Meg Caddy, Deb Fitzpatrick, Sam Hughes; Empty, Nami Osaki, Glenn Swift, Kate Wilson, Leon Ewing, Sean E Avery and Tohby Riddle.  

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  • 26 Sep 2016
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  • 09 Oct 2016

Fremantle Arts Centre Kids Holiday Courses 5-8 yrs

FAC's Kids' Holiday Program has plenty of great options for kids this school holidays with courses including animation, game design, creative clay, drawing, sewing, printmaking, urban art and more! Spread over two weeks with short courses running each weekday, kids are able learn in small groups under the guidance of experienced artists and tutors. Kids' Holiday Courses run from Monday 26 September – Friday 7 October with a select range of courses available during term time. For more information and full program details visit: http://fac.org.au/kids-holiday-program-younger-kids-5-8-years

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  • 26 Sep 2016
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Fremantle Arts Centre Kids Holiday Courses 9 - 12 yrs

Get inspired this school holidays with one of FAC's Kids' Courses. There are heaps of creative options available with classes covering animation, game design, pottery wheel, drawing, textiles and more! Spread over two weeks with short courses running each weekday, kids are able learn in small groups under the guidance of experienced artists and tutors. Kids' Holiday Courses run from Monday 26 September – Friday 7 October with a select range of courses available during term time. For more information and full program details visit: http://fac.org.au/kids-holiday-program-older-kids-9-12-years

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  • 26 Sep 2016
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School of Puppetry Holiday Workshops

Create, Make, Manipulate! Send your young person to Spare Parts Puppet Theatre these holidays to get hands on and creative with a shadow puppet-making workshop! These one and two day workshops provide the perfect opportunity to be immersed in imagination within the wild and whacky walls of Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s historical building in Fremantle. Participants will design and build their very own puppet made entirely with paper and learn how to bring it to life. Workshop bookings include a ticket to the current show Nobody Owns the Moon.  One day workshops suitable for 4 – 6 years Two day…

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  • 27 Sep 2016
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School Holiday Escape Tours

Fremantle Prison is WA’s only World Heritage listed building and one of the State’s premier tourist attractions. So why not take the kids? They are guaranteed to have fun while learning about this amazing site. The ‘Escape! Tour’ is an exclusive tour for children aged 5 to 12 years old. These special tours cost $11.00 and are running on running on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the September school holidays. Children will visit the sites of numerous dramatic escapes through the Prison’s history. Along the way their Tour Guide will tell a number of tales of daring, desperate and dangerous escapes…

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  • 27 Sep 2016
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Stackwood Workshops for Kids

Discover and create these school holidays at Stackwood! Use natural, found objects to create imprints in clay and take home your own nature pressed mandala, produce a series of unique monoprint self portraits on rice paper, make your own set handprinted greeting cards using foam board printing techniques or use natural paint brushes to create an ink painting. Stackwood is offering four workshops, lead by Bridget Seaton over the school holiday period: Tuesday 27th September, 10:00am - 12:00pm - Nature Pressed Mandala (ages 6 - 8) Wednesday 28th September, 10:00am - 12:00pm - Monoprint Self Portraits (ages 9 - 12) Tuesday 4th…

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  • 27 Sep 2016
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School holidays

Fremantle story is the best website to find out what’s on in Fremantle during the school holidays. Whether you are looking for things to do in Freo for kids, what to do today or Fremantle attractions, Fremantle story brings together a full list of events, courses, performances and workshops including City of Fremantle events, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre shows or workshops at Esplanade Youth Plaza that will keep the kids busy during the school holidays.