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School Holiday Locked Up Tours

With its walls, gates, bars and cells, Fremantle Prison was designed and built as a place of incarceration. These school holidays on the exclusive kids only 'Locked Up! Tour', children can find out more about life on the inside. Designed for children aged 8 to 12 years old, these special tours cost $15.00 and are running at 10.00am on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the last two weeks of the January school holidays. Kids will step inside and explore Fremantle Prison as a place of incarceration for both convicts and prisoners. From prisoner processing and mugshots, to daily work and activities, kids will be guided through a prison experience before they make parole.  This tour is strictly for kids. Don’t worry Mums and Dads – you are welcome to book in for a Convict Prison Tour while your kids are doing time. Bookings and pre-payment are essential. Want to know more? Call Fremantle Prison on 9336 9200 or visit www.fremantleprison.com.au for more information.

Open Studio Rock On

Grab a coffee from your favourite cafe and drop in with the kids for one of our rad activities! Add to our Giant Drawing for free or make a cute craft for under $10.  CLASS INFORMATION For students: Kids of all ages welcome Date: Tuesday 15th January Time: Drop In Session runs from 1.30pm to 2pm Fees: Giant Drawing FREE Badge Making $4 Rock Friend Craft $10 Pay online - or cash sales at the door   USEFUL INFORMATION - This 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 needs or if you are bringing a carer along.- Our studio is behind Paper Bird, go through the shop and down the alley to the Nature Play Courtyard.- We can’t wait to make some art with you!

Brilliant Birds

Create an awesome bird friend. Explore the shapes, textures, colours and personalities of birds through drawing and painting. Your teacher will guide you through drawing and painting techniques. You will learn tips and tricks for making art with personality. Suitable for all levels of artist. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 6 to 12 years oldDate: Wednesday 16th JanuaryTime: 90 minute workshop starts @ 10.30amFee: $30 (This fee covers all art supplies and entry for 1 child)  USEFUL INFORMATION Everyone is welcome. Physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you have any special needs or if you are bringing a carer along. Making art is messy. Please wear old clothes, or bring an art shirt. Making art can make you hungry. Please bring a water bottle and a snack. Making art makes us happy! Our friendy Teaching Artists can’t wait to make some art with you.

Dragonology

Design your own dragon using inks, and then making an awesome 3D dragon. Your teacher will guide you through drawing with inks, and sculpting techniques. You will learn tips and tricks for drawing with ink, and transforming a drawing into a 3D work of art. Suitable for all levels of artist. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 8 to 12 years oldDate: Thursday 17th JanuaryTime: 3 hour workshop starts @ 9.30amFee: $55 (This fee covers all art supplies and entry for 1 child)  USEFUL INFORMATION Everyone is welcome. Physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you have any special needs or if you are bringing a carer along. Making art is messy. Please wear old clothes, or bring an art shirt. Making art can make you hungry. Please bring a water bottle and a snack. Making art makes us happy! Our friendy Teaching Artists can’t wait to make some art with you.

Puppet in the Park

Join us for some puppet making fun in the park!  We will have a fantastical pop up puppet making station in Pioneer Park directly in front of Spare Parts Puppet Theatre from 9am - 3pm on Saturday 19 & 26 January and Saturday 2 February 2019! We will have a selection of fun materials for you to create your very own hand puppet and will have experienced tutors who will be there to show you all the tricks of the puppet making trade! Price: $5 each (can pay in cash or at our Box Office on arrival) Location: Pioneer Park, 1 Short Street Fremantle (directly across from Fremantle Train Station - and set up in front of Spare Parts Puppet Theatre) Suitable for all ages :D All are welcome to join!! To find out more please call us on 9335 5044

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Flower Friends

Be inspired by the awesome shapes and colours of flowers to create giant 3D floral friends! Your teacher will guide you through folding, cutting and paper sculpting techniques. You will learn tips and tricks for making giant paper flowers. Suitable for all levels of artist. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 6 to 12 years oldDate: Monday 21st JanuaryTime: 90 minute workshop starts @ 10.30amFee: $30 (This fee covers all art supplies and entry for 1 child)  USEFUL INFORMATION Everyone is welcome. Physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you have any special needs or if you are bringing a carer along. Making art is messy. Please wear old clothes, or bring an art shirt. Making art can make you hungry. Please bring a water bottle and a snack. Making art makes us happy! Our friendy Teaching Artists can’t wait to make some art with you.

Super Cool Animals

Be inspired by the amazing animals who live in the iciest parts of the planet! Try painting with ice, drawing with charcoal and painting an icy pal. Your teacher will guide you through realistic and stylised drawing and painting techniques. You will learn tips and tricks for drawing with graphite, charcoal and ink, and painting with watercolours. Suitable for all levels of artist. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 6 to 12 years oldDate: Tuesday 22nd JanuaryTime: 3 hour workshop starts @ 9.30amFee: $55 (This fee covers all art supplies and entry for 1 child)  USEFUL INFORMATION Everyone is welcome. Physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you have any special needs or if you are bringing a carer along. Making art is messy. Please wear old clothes, or bring an art shirt. Making art can make you hungry. Please bring a water bottle and a snack. Making art makes us happy! Our friendy Teaching Artists can’t wait to make some art with you.

Ice Cream Dream

Chill out and make a 3D icecream sculpture. Invent amazing flavours and toppings, exploring your ideas through watercolours before creating a tasty-looking 3D treat. Your teacher will guide you through drawing, sculpting and painting techniques. You will learn tips and tricks for painting with watercolours, and sculpting with tape and paper. Suitable for all levels of artist. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 6 to 12 years oldDate: Wednesday 23rd JanuaryTime: 3 hour workshop starts @ 9.30amFee: $55 (This fee covers all art supplies and entry for 1 child)  USEFUL INFORMATION Everyone is welcome. Physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you have any special needs or if you are bringing a carer along. Making art is messy. Please wear old clothes, or bring an art shirt. Making art can make you hungry. Please bring a water bottle and a snack. Making art makes us happy! Our friendy Teaching Artists can’t wait to make some art with you.

Wacky Magic And Mad Science FRINGE WORLD 2019

The 2018 West Australian Magician of the Year is back with a brand new production that uses magic to put science in the spotlight.  Our eccentric mad scientist is still trapped on Earth following last year's festival. What wonderful discoveries will he make as he attempts to get back home?  All will be revealed in this brand new crazy and dynamic show that is part magic and illusion, part science, all fun and learning! Inspiring, engaging and amazing entertainment for all ages.  This show follows on from 'A Fabulous Teleporation Experiment', a hit with kids at FRINGE WORLD and Adelaide Fringe 2018. This one is bigger, better and brings in brand new levels of madness.  Winner 'Best Magic', Adelaide Fringe Weekly Awards 2018  'Best Children's Entertainment' Nominee, FRINGE WORLD 2017  “SOLD OUT shows at Fringe World 2016, 2017 & 2018 “A master at his craft” - ★★★★½ - The Australia Times “Done with such style and flair that you can’t help but smile and clap” - ★★★★½ - The Fourth Wall “One beautifully enigmatic extravaganza’’ - Beat Magazine Melbourne 9.5/10 - The Adelaide Show

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The Magic Squirrel

Rethink what it means to go for a drink at this unique and strictly limited cocktail experience at Fremantle Prison. With a twist at every turn, follow The Magic Squirrel through to his immersive and theatrical world and allow your senses to soak up an experience where nothing is quite as it seems.  This unique bar experience combines sound and light installations, a breathtaking set imagined by WAAPA graduates and a cocktail list curated by award winning London bar, Evans & Peel. Come join us on our journey, after all……...The Magic Squirrel Has Been Expecting You (Chapter 1) themagicsquirrel.com.au / #hesbeenexpectingyou / #themagicsquirrel Buy your tickets at moshtix: www.moshtix.com.au/v2/search?query=the+magic+squirrel&v2=1 

St. Jerome's Laneway Festival 2019

Featuring the most talked about, critically-acclaimed and best live acts in the world right now, the 2019 Laneway Festival - our fifteenth birthday! - is gonna be the hottest ticket in town. For a full day of musical discovery and adventure, we have you covered. With Australian debuts from future RnB superstar JORJA SMITH, beloved heartstring puller REX ORANGE COUNTY, teen sensation CLAIRO plus unmissable sets from the mighty GANG OF YOUTHS (their headline set will be their last Australian appearance for a very long time), peerless electronic pioneer JON HOPKINS, Australian songwriter royalty COURTNEY BARNETT and much, much more, the original boutique touring festival is setting up to be the highlight of your summer. Laneway Festival 2019 [Fremantle line-up]: Gang of Youths - Courtney BarnettA Boogie Wit Da Hoodie - Baker Boy - Camp Cope - Clairo - Cosmo's Midnight - DJDS - G Flip -Jon Hopkins - Jorja Smith - KIAN - Masego - Methyl Ethel - Middle Kids - Parquet Courts - Ravyn Lenae - Rex Orange County - Skegss - Smino - What So Not - Yellow Days

After School Term 1 CodingProgramming Electronics

Weekly during Term 1 after school classes in electronics and coding. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays weekly at 4 pm. Classes are kept small, maximum of 6 (please contact to accommodate a big group). For ages 7+ and 12+ - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics, or STEAM learning, to gain a basic understanding of ‘Physical Computing'; in other words, building interactive physical systems by the use of software and hardware that can sense and respond to the real world. Identify computer components, learn programming concepts using API (Application Programming Interface) with Raspberry Pi electronic hardware input/output. Pre-requests: None. Introductory "Make Video Game Controller & Coding" helpful but not essential {Optionally, bring your own USB memory stick for back-ups, but not essential.} Objective: To Have Fun! Develop an appreciation for creativity, reasoning, problem solving and collaboration while having fun making video games. Understanding basic concepts of electronic circuits interfaced to a computer. Learn by doing hands-on physical computing activities to understand our human relationship to the digital world. Limited space, booking is essential. Cost $247 When: Weekly 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm (5 to 5:30 pickup), on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays during School TermWhere: Thinklab Fremantle (3 blocks from the train station, upstairs next to National Hotel on the Cappuccino Strip)

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