Workshops and classes

Fashion Upcycling Workshops

Transform outdated, unwanted, vintage or other clothing. Learn how to re-design, sew and create stylish fashion pieces in these Fashion upcycling workshops series. Facilitated by the emerging local eco fashion designer and clothing upcycler, and founder of EcoFashionSewing.com: Mariana Kirova. These workshops are offered for the first time and are part of the uprising interest in clothes refashioning, recycling and upcycling. If you love sewing, don’t miss out this unique opportunity. The workshops will run over four weeks are open to young people aged 15-25 years. Spaces are limited. Registration is essential: https://cityoffremantle.wufoo.eu/forms/ryd520g16ea3qp/

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Feel Your Best Fitness Bootcamps

A small group fitness class, focusing on high intensity training to gain strength, endurance and cardio fitness. Classes include fit-boxing, strength and cardio circuits and drills. Designed to help you reach your fitness goals fast, have fun and feel your best! Every Monday and Wednesday night at 6pm at Frank Gibson Park, Fremantle Classes run for 45minutes. $15 per session. Package deals are available.

Swing Dance Lessons Every Thursday

Come learn the vintage 1930’s swing dance, the lindy hop, every Thursday in Fremantle! Our classes focus on the authentic Lindy Hop style of the 1930s delivered in a fun and friendly environment. We’ve taught people who have never danced before through to professional dancers of other styles so we understand that everyone learns at a different rate. Beginners run from 7pm to 8pm!

Nyoongar Weaving Classes

Join artist Lea Taylor in a Nyoongar weaving class. Learn different weaving techniques using a combination of natural fibres to create a unique piece. This class is held outdoors on sunny days.  

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Nyoongar Art Classes

Immerse yourself at the WACC in a Nyoongar cross cultural workshop, focusing on traditional painting methods while exploring the significance behind Indigenous art.

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Crochet & Knitting Class with Lynn Jones

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet and knit? Now is the time! The lovely Lynn Jones is a master of craft and will be teaching a much requested introduction to crochet and knitting lesson at our Fremantle store. All materials included to start your wooly journey off! Morning tea and a delicious treat from The Little Polka Dot Pantry is also included.

Step Into Social

Step Into Social is a social group for young adults 18-30 on the autism spectrum in Fremantle, Western Australia.Now running 3 groups fortnightly on a Saturday, Step Into Social provides a space in Fremantle for individuals to hang out, to have fun, and to meet people with similar interests. About Step Into Social: Step Into Social is run with the active involvement of group members, with Autism West staff facilitating activities the group members agree on. These groups are great places to develop friendships while enjoying various activities, meals and excursions, and where possible, we support the delivery of special projects such as coding, art and film-making.In 2017, the Step Into Social group launched a documentary exploring what engaged them as young adults living in Perth. Here’s a sneak peak of the trailer.

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Monday Meditations at May Street Larder

East Fremantle’s Dharmapala Kadampa Meditation Centre and May Street Larder present Monday Meditations, a mindful combination that provides meditation followed by a healthy lunch that will help you start your week off right with peacefulness and serenity.  Kicking off on Monday the 18th of September, you will be offered an hour of beginner’s meditation at Dharmapala Kadampa Meditation Centre, where you will learn how to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, followed by a delicious vegetarian or vegan lunch packed full of flavour and goodness, with optional tea and coffee at May Street Larder located just across…

Explore Yoga Course

One class a week for six consecutive weeks. You may have heard of a variety of Yoga styles and wondered, what is best for me?  Now that you’ve completed Begin Yoga, it’s time to explore and experience some different styles of Yoga, such as Hatha, Yin and Flow, to widen your exposure to what is available.  Each week will explore a different style of Yoga, suitable for those new to the practice.  Each of these styles offers unique benefits, this course will leave you well equipped to develop your personal practice and help you to determine what style will suit your…

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Next Level Crochet Amigurimi

Have you caught the crochet bug? Mastered the granny square and are now looking for your next crochet challenge? If you have been oooooing and ahhhhhing over the cute Amigurumi creations all over Pinterest but aren’t sure where to start solo, then this is the workshop for you!In this three hour class you will learn all the skills needed to create your very own Amigurumi frog and how to follow any Amigurumi patterns that you come across in the future! The Amigurumi world is your oyster! So kawaii!Students will need to already have a basic level of crochet skills, but…

5000 Poppies Project

2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the First World War. As part of commemorating this, the Australian War Memorial will be creating a stunning large scale installation of 60, 000 hand made poppies, carpeting the grounds for Remembrance Day. Each poppy will represent one life lost in World War I. Online group 5000 Poppies is leading the charge and has put a call out to skilled knitters and crocheters. We would like to help them to their goals! They currently have around 18,000- 20,000 already made but there is still a long way to go! A second project is planned…

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David Giles Freedom School Painting Workshops

Do you dream of being an artist? Or just want to have fun painting? Join award-winning artist David Giles for his monthly one day painting workshops at Studio 11 in Fremantle. The workshops, held in a lovely cottage with courtyard/garden setting, run from 11am - 4pm on a Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday each month. You choose which day/s to attend. Suitable all levels, including complete beginner Focus on personal expression and connecting with your inner creative self Includes demonstration by David Giles​​ VENUE: Studio Eleven, 11 Captains Lane, Fremantle DATES: 7,8,9 or 10 September; 5,6,7 or 8 October; 2,3,4 or 5 November and 7,8, 9 or 10 December. TIME:…

Granny Squares are the New Black

Crochet begins with the Granny Square! You know the one, you’ve seen it in the pile of colourful blankets on your granny’s couch, or in the cheerful blanket that always hung over the back of your grandad’s favourite chair. But a granny square isn’t just a blanket. A basic crochet Granny Square can become anything you want! A cosy blanket? Sure. A bright cushion? Why not? A snuggly jumper? Now we’re talking! The end product is only limited by your imagination. In this three hour workshop, you will be provided with all the tools needed to create your first (of…

Corner Store presents Crochet Knitting Class with Ly

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet and knit? Now is the time! The lovely Lynn Jones is a master of craft and will be teaching a much requested introduction to crochet and knitting lesson at our Fremantle store. All materials included to start your wooly journey off! Morning tea and a delicious treat from The Little Polka Dot Pantry is also included.

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Drawing and Draughts

Some things just go together: wine and cheese, strawberries and cream, shoes and socks, macaroni and cheese, gin and tonic…. drawing and draughts. Beer that is! Sketching is so much more fun when you are allowed to drink and draw! Come and enjoy a Young Henry’s brew on us while learning from one of the freshest art talents in Perth, Rachelle Dusting. In this class, Rachelle will guide you through exercises and techniques designed to loosen you up and help you see things from an entirely new perspective! About the teacher: Rachelle graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor in Fine Arts Degree…

DIY Resin Art

Are you ready to create a masterpiece?! In this DIY Resin Art workshop, you will be guided through the entire process in a hands-on class and create your very own resin artwork. You will be provided with a 50cm round panel and all the dyes, pigments and pearlescent powders needed to create artworks with epoxy resin. Reba from Pretty Burd, Sydney will be demonstrating how to work with the epoxy resin and how to mix colours and techniques for applying and creating designs. Whether you've worked with resin before, or are a complete beginner, we'll make sure you leave this class…

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Workshops and classes

If you’re looking for creative or active things to do in Fremantle then taking part in a workshop or class is the perfect activity. Our listings include free yoga classes and raw food workshops to night classes at the Fremantle Arts Centre. Discover something new and fun to do in Fremantle.