School holidays

STEAMSub Going Ballistic

Develop your engineering and construction skills with our ancient Roman naval ballista workshop! This crossbow of the high seas was built to sling missiles at enemy ships. Join us in making your own miniature ballista to take home and have fun with our test-firing challenges. Note: This workshop requires construction skills, ​techniques and equipment that are not suitable for younger children.Age: 10 – 14Bookings: Essential. Call 1300 134 081 or visit the website WA Maritime Museum entry fees apply.

Kids Film Song of the Sea | Fenians Festival

Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the fairies and save the spirit world. Rated: G Suitable for age 6+ Running time: 1 hour 34 minutes Oscar nominated Director: Tomm Moore Stars: David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Lisa Hannigan

Kids Film Song of the Sea Rating G

Come and enjoy a free children’s movie Song of the Sea – Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the fairies and save the spirit world. Registering for the children’s film is essential, please go to feniansfestival.eventbrite.com There will be children’s storytelling sessions between 10:30am and 12:30pm. *Museum entry free. Entry charges to Pompeii exhibition apply.

In Search of the Vigilant Film

Possibly the most charismatic of the Fenians, John Boyle O’Reilly was moved from Fremantle to Dardanup. With the help of the Bunbury priest Fr Patrick McCabe and local farmers, O’Reilly planned to escape on the whaling ship Vigilant. In a dramatic re-enactment of these events, local film makers and actors give voice to the struggle O’Reilly faced at this time.This hour long show includes a movie, story telling and recitation of O’Reilly’s Poetry by Lachlan Kelly and discussion with members of the John Boyle O’Reilly Association. Rating: PG

Art Heroes Da Vinci Senior Workshop

Be inspired by the paintings, drawings and inventions of this Renaissance artist. Explore engineering and different media to make your own masterpieces. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 10 to 12 years oldDate: Wednesday January 10thTime: 3 Hour Workshop starts @ 9.30AMFee: $45 (This fee covers all art supplies and tuition.) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Making art makes kids hungry! Please bring a little snack for morning tea. Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you…

Art Play | Clay |Tiny Studio

In this unstructured class you are free to explore art and making with clay at your own pace. A professional artist will be on standby to help if you get stuck. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 3 to 5 years old & their Parent / CarerDate: Wednesday January 10thTime: 1 Hour Art Play starts @ 10amFee: $15 (This fee covers all art supplies and entry for 1 adult & 1 child) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt. Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Adults stay and participate with their tiny…

Summer Holiday Jam Time at Penny Lanes

Come along & learn how to jam!   A great way to make new friends & have fun at the same time.  Learn the fundamentals of playing as a group. You will learn some classic tunes, make up your own band name, then create your own original song together. At the end of the session we will play a mini-concert for our families.   Pack some snacks and come along for 3 hours of musical fun! Wednesday & Thursdays in January Commences Jan 10th. 11.30 - 2.30pm  $40 

Summer Songwriting Circles for Teens & Tweens

School Holiday fun for the big kids ... Come along & enjoy a session of self-expression through words & music. Explore a variety of styles and their lyrical & melodic content. Inspire each other as you create your own songs. For the absolute beginner through to experienced young musicians, this circle is a supportive & creative space for sharing ideas & encouragement. You can do just one session or book in as many times as you like & enjoy different group dynamics. Every Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from the 10th to the 26th January 2018 from 3-6pm.

Art Heroes Kahlo Senior Workshop

Be inspired by the sketchbooks and paintings of this Surrealist artist. Explore dreams and emotions to create beautiful, strange masterpieces. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 10 to 12 years oldDate: Thursday January 11thTime: 3 Hour Workshop starts @ 9.30AMFee: $45 (This fee covers all art supplies and tuition.) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Making art makes kids hungry! Please bring a little snack for morning tea. Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you have any…

Art Play | Clay | Junior Studio

In this unstructured class you are free to explore art and making with clay at your own pace. A professional artist will be on standby to help if you get stuck. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: 6 to 9 years oldDate: Thursday January 11thTime: 1 Hour Art Play starts @ 10amFee: $15 (This fee covers all art supplies) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt. Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you have any special needs or…

Art Heroes Rousseu Junior Workshop

Be inspired by the naïve paintings of this Post-Impressionist artist. Explore the deepest jungle to create vibrant, wild masterpieces. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 6 to 9 years oldDate: Friday January 12thTime: 3 Hour Workshop starts @ 9.30AMFee: $45 (This fee covers all art supplies and tuition.) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Making art makes kids hungry! Please bring a little snack for morning tea. Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you have any special…

Art Play | Ink | Tiny Studio

In this unstructured class you are free to explore art and making with ink at your own pace. A professional artist will be on standby to help if you get stuck. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 3 to 5 years old & their Parent / CarerDate: Friday January 12thTime: 1 Hour Art Play starts @ 10amFee: $15 (This fee covers all art supplies and entry for 1 adult & 1 child) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt. Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Adults stay and participate with their tiny…

STEAMSub Marvellous Mosaics

Develop your artistic side with us in this STEAMSub workshop as you make your own Venetian glass mirror mosaic. Learn how to create your artwork with some of the materials and techniques that ancient Romans developed. From an archaeological point of view, mosaics are a priceless record of everyday life in ancient Rome – what people valued, what they wore, what they ate, what tools and weapons they used, even information about flora and fauna. Roman mosaics are more than just art – they are a valuable archaeological source. Note: This workshop requires construction skills, ​techniques and equipment that are…

Free Mystifying Magic Show

Join us for a magic show and games on Friday 12th January 12pm - 2pm. Your kids will be wowed and entertained with disappearing acts, illusion, sleight of hand and silly antics!

Art Heroes Haeckel Senior Workshop

Be inspired by the biological illustrations of this scientist and artist. Explore the beauty of the natural world to create detailed masterpieces. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 10 to 12 years oldDate: Monday January 15thTime: 3 Hour Workshop starts @ 9.30AMFee: $45 (This fee covers all art supplies and tuition.) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Making art makes kids hungry! Please bring a little snack for morning tea. Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you…

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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.